2 Fresher Youth Leader Job Placements – Educate Uganda

Organisation: Educate!
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Educate!
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:  We are looking for enthusiastic, self-driven,
organised individuals with great interpersonal and communication skills to fill
positions in the Programs Department. The Youth Leader(s) respectively shall
lead in monitoring & evaluation reporting and support, administrative
support, mentor support as well as club advisory services for a team of vibrant
youths who run the innovative Educate! Experience Program in the respective
Districts These include; Luweero and Kampala (Makindye). 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 Monitoring
& Evaluation  Support (30%):   
·       
Receive
list of Top  Scholars for back home
Project Interviews of the Mentor  and
arrange with Mentor date and time for Back home Project Interviews
·       
During
the Backhome Project Interview simultaneously enter responses in the Smartphone
Monitoring Form “Backhome Project” and give data to the RO
·       
Check
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.
·       
Attend
mentor meetings, interschool skills retreat, association trainings plus
meetings and record the attendance of the mentors, associates and scholars.
·       
Enter
the data in the smartphone monitoring form and hand the sheets to the Regional
Officer ( RO).
·       
Visit
and collect all information for Educate! Club Survey
·       
Enter
the Educate! Club data in the Smartphone Monitoring Form “Educate! Club
Information”
·       
Conduct
End of Course Survey with the Educate! Scholars
·       
Conduct
SSAT Survey with Educate! scholars
Club Advisory
(30%): 
·       
Schedule
with mentors club meetings and advise accordingly
·       
Attend
club meetings in touch with club leadership
·       
Invite
guest speakers who can benefit the clubs
·       
Carry
out club surveys and evaluations with Program Officer (PO)and co-mentor
·       
Lead
club discussions sessions in YBE meetings
·       
Take
note of red school clubs for immediate support in trainings, meetings and
mentor coaching forums
·       
Provide
insights into club management to mentors, Program Officer and regional officer
·       
Monitor
club progress to hit termly milestones for all schools per term
·       
Source
for any resources necessary to make clubs successful
·       
Promote
a brand in visibility of club activities in schools through Educate! Days
·       
Ensure
clubs operate with right standards as guided by the Educate! Club guide
·       
Meet
leadership monthly to understand, draw work plans and mentor them for better
leadership.
·       
Visit
each club at least once a month, observing projects carried out and update
administrators on club and program progress.
Administrative
Support (20%): 
·       
Research
local vendors according to the administration procedures.
·       
Prepare
venues and Officer with food vendors for all major events for community unit
including Administrator Training, Experience-Week training, pre-term mentor
training, Mentor induction, partner-trainings, and YBE graduation.
·       
Be
available to receive materials from the taxi/ bus park and take ownership by
counting materials and distributing them.( Refer to the youth leader handbook
for details)
·       
Assist
mentors with any materials and supplies they need to run the Educate!
Experience program at schools. 
Coordinate with regional office to collect and distribute replacement
materials and supplies when needed.
·       
Assist
mentors and officers with any logistical support they need to run EXP and YBE
programs.
·       
Assist
mentors with organizing community Unit retreats during term 2 and competitions in
term 4
Mentor Support
(20%):
·       
Create a
monthly co-teaching schedule with mentors every first YBE meeting of the month
·       
Co-teach
with the mentors during the  visits and
before class starts, check scholar IDs to ensure only scholars attend the
lesson
·       
Visit
clubs to give advice on projects and businesses.
·       
Use the
judging rubric to score clubs against each judging criteria during the
community
·       
Complete
club visit report form for submission to Program officer immediately after
visit.
·       
Support
mentors during mentoring week and complete Mentoring week visit form which
should be submitted to PO
·       
Youth
Leaders should observe each Mentor three times in the term
·       
Co-Pitch
the Educate! Experience with the mentors to senior 5 students during assembly.
·       
Interview
students together with the mentor.
·       
Support
mentor during registration session with 40 selected scholars + give out IDs +
invite scholars for first session
·       
Fill in
the selected 40 scholars in the Official Scholar Tracker  and keep in Community Unit file during Mentor
Meetings
·       
Continuously
update Official Scholar Tracker during mentor meetings based on dropped/active
status
·       
Assist
with mentor-recruitment during Term 2 and Term 3 through calling graduates on
recruitment short-list to inform them about the program, assisting with
information sessions, communicating to candidates about process, and collecting
parental release forms.
·       
Assist
with back-up mentor training in during pre-term 3 holiday by leading sessions
and organizing logistics.
·       
Visit
Mentors at their schools to provide support and guidance at least once a term.
·       
Call
mentors bi-monthly to support their work in EXP and YBE programs.
·       
Identify
high-potential youth to participate in YBE program.
·       
Select  graduates to participate in the Short Course
program
·       
Organize
and run annual 4-day short course training, including finding a venue,
coordinating with food vendors, and leading training.
·       
Follow-up
monthly with Junior Mentors on short-course progress.
·       
Conduct
Short-Course monitoring survey at end of program
·       
Disseminate
graduate opportunities, helping with applications in link with graduate fellow.
·       
Coordinate
with partner schools every February to ensure that Educate! Graduate
Registration Sheet is filled in as graduates pick exam results from schools.
·       
Call all
graduates on community unit list to verify and update graduate contacts .Submit
updated contacts to Office regularly.
·       
Conduct
graduate survey as directed by the M&E department.
·       
Support
scholars to apply for US university opportunities.
·       
Source
for high-potential graduates to participate in YBE and other graduate programs



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
He / she
should hold a Diploma in any relevant field (Diploma in Education has an added
advantage)
·       
Experience
of at least one year working in a fast paced environment.
·       
Fits our
Five Cultural Tenets (see What is Educate! About? below); Learn more by looking
at Educate!’s culture deck here.
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified candidates who wish to join Educate! should apply online at the link
below
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