Adolescent Girls Technical Officer at World Education, Inc (WEI) July, 2019 611 views

World Education Inc (WEI)

World Education, Inc. (WEI) Bantwana Division seeks candidates for various vacancies to be based at the Country office in Arusha. For over 60 years, World Education, Inc has catalyzed social change and improved lives through community development and capacity building initiatives in over 20 countries. Launched in 2006, World Education’s Bantwana Initiative has become a leader in fostering high quality, comprehensive service delivery for vulnerable communities. Visit our websites to learn more about our work and programs at www.bantwana.org and www.worlded.org.

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POSITION:                  Adolescent Girls Technical Officer

REPORT TO:                Technical Director

LOCATION:                 Country Office, Arusha

 

Position Overview:

This position will be responsible for supporting in the out-of- school interventions of the project by providing support of alternative education pathway for highly vulnerable girls who have dropped out of school. The Adolescent Girls Technical Officer will report to the Technical Director and collaboratively will provide support to local partners to implement key project activities on out of school interventions to empower teen mothers and build agency and youth leadership skills.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The Adolescent Girls Technical Officer will support local partners to establish out of school study groups (OSSGs) by mentoring the Volunteers and Peer Leaders on scheduled meetings and ensure that sessions are delivered as per OSSG manuals and guidelines; backstopping local partners in technical support visits to ensure implementation of targeting strategies and interventions; conduct supportive supervision visits to ensure program fidelity, quality assurance standards, and targets are met; in collaboration with LGAs, coordinate to facilitate the identification of appropriate demand-driven Income Generating Activities for the OSSG girts; under the guidance of the supervisor, coordinate preparations for training to OSSG Volunteers              and Clinical Officers           on Early Childhood Stimulation, Child Development and Parenting Skills; and collaborate with other WEI project staff and sub grantees to ensure timely delivery of products and regular reporting.

 

Qualifications: 

At least 4 years of experience designing, planning, implementing, managing projects designed to enhance students learning and gender/or gender equity in schools; Significant experience with Tanzanian education system, policies and strategies; experience in working with USAID – funded programs with a counseling knowledge a plus; fluent in English and Kiswahili; Master’s Degree or higher in field relevant to fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities as described above.

 

Mode of Application:

Submit your application letter, resume, capacity statement, contact information and names of three references to be sent to World Education Inc (WEI) no later than 17hrs on Wednesday the 7th August 2019- Applications which do NOT indude ALL of these elements will NOT be considered.

 

The application should be addressed to: Country Director, World Education Inc. (WEI), P.O. Box. 6234, ARUSHA, TANZANIA- OR send the application through email at: [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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