World Vision Ghana (WVG) is looking for a highly qualified, proactive, and motivated person to fill the position of Project Coordinator – Literacy Boost.
Purpose of the Position: To work collaboratively with school and district education office to coordinate and provide technical support to the project to implement the literacy boost program. This includes in-school interventions community action, creation of reading materials in mother tongue, and assessment of children’s literacy performance.
Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
Support design of Literacy Boost project & Area Plans education project in accordance with requirements for literacy program.
Manage the project budget & provide budget guidance/advice to field offices implementing Literacy Boost.
Oversee the effective management of the LB pilot phase & assist the scale-up of initiatives from FY16.
Working with Education technical specialists to develop additional content to programming components like reading camp curriculum, parental awareness raising workshops and teacher training resources.
Work with the National Office Education Specialist to engage technical specialists to support training, monitoring and other program quality issues.
Work closely with Teachers, Circuit supervisors, School Management Committees, and Reading Camp Facilitators within two APSs providing critical guidance and input in the implementation of literacy boost program.
With assistance from DME coordinators, utilize LEAP framework for monitoring and evaluating project progress.
With assistance from NO staff, establish a knowledge management system that supports documentation & sharing of project learnings and progress.
The Candidate must have:
Cert A, B.ED, in education or related field.
Master’s degree an advantage
Professional technical skill desired (certification in Education or/ Planning)
Minimum of (3) years experience in working in the Education sector.
Experience working in rural communities is important.
Strong background in pedagogy, history of education and other education components
Deliver high level program management results.
Demonstrated capacity to build relationships with management and to influence decision making.
Ability to think creatively and generate solutions in collaborative way to improve program effectiveness.
High degree of written competence, especially in report writing and communications to external audiences.
Strong skills in networking with education sector stakeholders in the field as well as other network of educators or organizations.
Strong facilitation skills with community stakeholders.
Capacity to mentor and build capacity of staff and community stakeholders.
Interest and ability to relate positively to children, staff and parents.
Fluent in both written and spoken English.
The position is based in Afram Plains / Fanteakwa with some amount of domestic travel.
The position comes with an attractive salary package
S/He reports to the Project Manager.