Fresher Project Officer – Education NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Child Sponsorship and
Development Facilitator
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and
Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work
in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of
children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for
working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful
completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record
checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its
fullness.Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Temporary Project Officer 1 –
Education  will contribute to achieving
equitable access and quality education planning, implementing, and monitoring
the Education Quality Improvement Program activities through approaches that
improve enrolment, retention, completion, literacy, numeracy and life skills.
The position will support direct project activity implementation and roll out
of best practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership and
sustainability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Project planning and implementation
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Plan and coordinate all sub county and district
based project activities in consultation with the TPO, the CCT and the DEO
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Plan and implement school based project
activities.
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Develop activity concepts in line with the
detailed annual operation plan, the budget and TP log frame
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Organize meetings and workshops for teachers and
field facilitators to implement education project activities and models
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Track and manage activity budgets and ensure
timely and cost effective project implementation.
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Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality
reports
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Participant in project management meetings and
reflection forums
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Support and participate in district education
Advocacy initiatives
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Conduct and facilitate community awareness raising
and community mobilization
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Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in
education project.
Technical support and training
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Work closely with the CCT and the DEO, conduct a
capacity needs assessment for teachers and literacy volunteer
·       
Develop a capacity building plan for teachers
and volunteers
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Mobilization of and conducting trainings to
build capacities on supporting enrolment, retention and completion
·       
Provide mentoring and coaching to teachers
through support supervision visits
·       
Build Local level Peer mentoring mechanism for
teachers, School management committees and literacy volunteers
·       
Identify technical experts to train district and
community groups
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Liaise with the TPO for technical support on
capacity building
Partnership and networking
·       
Identify and build linkages, relations,
collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in
implementation at the Sub County and District level
·       
Support development of school improvement plans
and monitor their implementation
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Participation in sub county coordination
meetings to influence decisions on education
·       
Organize periodic partner and stakeholder
monitoring visits
·       
Organize teachers and literacy volunteer’s fora
to promote learning
·       
Participate and represent WVU in key technical
working forums at the sub county and the district
·       
Conduct advocacy campaigns for education in
general and girl child education in particular
Documentation and Reporting
·       
Maintain a data bank for schools in the APs,
head teachers, enrolment, drop out, teachers, teachers trained in different
models
·       
Conduct school mapping and peer group mapping
and document for project activities
·       
Effectively document all information related to
girl child enrolment trends in targeted school
·       
Responsible for capturing individual children
attendance, performance and behavior indicators related to drop out of children
·       
Document good practices and project success
stories and share them
Support supervision and Mentoring
·       
Conduct support supervision and mentoring
sessions for teachers
·       
Facilitate formation of children network/peer
networks at school and sub county level
·       
Support schools to have classroom print rich
materials,
·       
Maintain a record of RCs in Schools and monitor
their attendance and performance during school visits
·       
Hold reflection meetings on key education
program activities and indicators



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal candidate for the World Vision
Temporary Project Officer 1 – Education job must hold a degree in education or
any other degree but with a diploma in education is considered
·       
Two years of related work experience in
education and or community work.
·       
Must have classroom teaching experience of not
less than 5 years
·       
Experience in the education sector programming
in a reputable organization is an added advantage
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Must be a committed Christian, able to stand
above denominational diversities.
·       
Computer literacy
·       
Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily
devotions and weekly Chapel services.
·       
Must be effective in written and verbal
communication in English
·       
Knowledge of a local language(s) in Uganda is
may be an added advantage (Runyakole, Rutoro, Rukiga and Luganda.
·       
Ability to ride a motorcycle is a must
·       
Writing and reporting skills
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Networking and influencing skills
·       
Passion for children.
·       
Track record demonstrating high integrity,
reliability and dependable
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Ability to work with minimal supervision
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School management and /or mentorship of teachers
·       
Experience working with communities and teachers
·       
Ability to work independently and as part of a
diverse team
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at
the web link below.
Deadline:  31st December 2019
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