Teacher Support Leader NGO Careers – Educate!

Job Title:            Teacher
Support Leader
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
About US: 
Educate! prepares youth in
Africa with the skills to succeed in today’s economy. We tackle youth
unemployment by reforming what schools teach and how they teach it, so that
students in Africa have the skills to start businesses, get jobs and drive
development in their communities. Our model is delivered through
practically-trained teachers and youth mentors. Educate!’s goal is to make this
practical, skills-based model part of national education systems.
Job Summary:
The Teacher Support Leader shall lead in Association Coordination, Teacher
leader capacity building, Mentor training and Quality Assurance/Monitoring
& Evaluation for a team of vibrant youths who run the innovative Educate!
Experience Program in MBARARA. You’ll join a motivated, passionate,
overachieving team that is positioning Educate! to be the leader in
skills-based secondary education in Africa and intensively impact one million
youth each year by 2024.   
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Performance Objectives:
Association coordination (40%)
·       Work with the program to mobilise teachers and other
stakeholders for termly association meetings with Program Officer as role
·       Organize all logistics associated with teacher
Association meetings
·       Work with program officer to pitch the Skilled
Learning Program to stakeholders
·       Provide feedback to program officer, regional officer
and Association Program Coordinator on Association activities.
·       Support teacher-mentor relationships as both carry on
their roles.
·       Fill in gaps for mentor and co-mentor where necessary
as advised by Program officer
·       Oversight over teacher leader logistics and
·       Support the community unit to have a backup of mentor
·       Organize community unit teacher events and generating
insights for teacher training design
·       Document school event schedules with the team
·       Participate in feedback platforms to improve program
Teacher Leader Logistics Support (25%): 
·       Create and update the Teacher Leader database
·       Mobilize 
logistics for demand-driven Teacher Leader led training. Keep Program
officer and APC informed of trainings with clear track
·       Organize Community unit program events like Regional
meetings, mentor meetings,  District
competitions among others support graduations
·       Teacher leaders are well tracked and supported to meet
their deliverable roles
·       Teacher Leader database is created and maintained
·       Teacher leaders are 
well oriented and timely paid their due facilitation in liaison with APC
and Program officer. Submit their deliverables to Association program
·       Teacher leader deliverables are well tracked, reported
on to relevant structures.
·       Teacher leader materials are received and timely
distributed and trainings are timely coordinated
Mentor Training & Events (25%):
·       Leading 1 professional mentor fellowship training
·       Observe mentor delivery LEC on monthly basis
·       Mentor recruitment as per the standards of Educate!.
Keep updated backup database for replacements
·       Events management. Work with Program Officer to
oversee coordination and success of events like skills retreat, regional
competition, graduation, mentor and regional meetings among others.
·       Carry out short course trainings as a source of
·       Pass on available opportunities to mentors and
·       Receive program materials and work with co-mentor to
timely distribute them
·       Research vendors for community unit events as
lead  with co-mentor support as per the
·       Co-teach and 
where necessary fill mentor gaps in the Community unit
Quality Assurance/Monitoring & Evaluation
·       Track and reports on activities for example tracking
associates for each school, collecting learning reports, back-up in-class
support, spot-checks among others
·       Work with the program officer to track learnings on
teacher  and monitoring findings are
shared with Association program coordinator.
·       Document community unit best practices in working with
teachers and share with the program officer and Association program coordinator. 
·       Conducts pilot in-class mentor lesson support
verification with the learning reports.
·       Work with 
mentors to track scholars in the community unit using the monitoring and
Evaluation procedures
·       Collect learning reports and report in a timely manner
·       Perform quality checks on the sms tracking sheet to
ensure that the sms sent by the mentor have the right format and compare the
sms report with the sms tracking sheet according to the M&E Data quality
check procedure.
·       Track community unit meetings and events attendance
including but not limited to mentor meetings, exhibitions and, association
·       Carry out Spot checks for skills lab lessons
·       Hold updated final scholar termly lists and coordinate
graduation list and reporting.

Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma in any related
field or Diploma in Secondary Education is an added advantage.
·       Experience as a Mentor Fellow in the Educate! YBE
Fellowship shall be an added advantage.
·       Experience of at least one year working in a fast
paced environment.
How to Apply:
All candidates should apply
online at the link below.
Deadline: Friday 3rd January 2020
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