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Community Development Assistant Education


Position: Community Development Assistant - Education

Report to: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator

Location: Kachonga Area Development Programme

Purpose of the position:

Excellently implement Education Quality Improvement Project Grant in a way that meets Ministry of Education, WVU and WVI standards; and facilitate planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of assigned ADP in a manner that meets t requirements and standards of technical programs in the Cluster.

Major Responsibilities:

Management of Integrated Programming for Child wellbeing

Effectively support integrated approach to Child Sponsorship programming.

  • Mobilization of communities, local organizations and institutions for project development and implementation.

  • Provide accurate and timely variances explanations on Project over and under expenditures

  • Monitoring and track progress of project implementation

  • Organize Project level forum assess progress of implementation of planned activities.

  • Monitor progress of project interventions against plans

  • Organize review, reflection and learning forum for the project, community, local organizations and government.

  • Documentation and sharing of project learning.

  • Identify integration opportunities between Child Sponsorship and the education improvement project operations for work efficiency and Child Wellbeing.

  • Make meaningful contribution in development of Key Cluster documents inclusive of Annual operating plan and Budgets.

  • Make meaningful contribution in designing and redesign of Programmes as per Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic direction.

Progress Reporting

  • Report on Project progress, celebrations, challenges and possible recommendations.

  • Prepare timely and quality project report as per NO predetermined monthly reporting template.

  • Provide feedback to the ADP overall reports.

Child Protection

  • Identify the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report in line with child protection policy and guidelines.

  • Work with local leaders to protect children with disability from child violations and abuses

  • Sensitization of children in selected schools in disability and child protection.

  • Sensitize children, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights, disability and responsibilities with a view to identify child violations.

  • Report cases of child abuse in the programme area.

  • Report cases of child incidents for follow up.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must have a Degree in Education, Development studies, Social Sciences.

  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience in project management and Implementation of education or disability projects

  • Skills in Project management and implementation.

  • Riding skills with a valid riding permit is a must.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • Competences in managing business process in large organizations.

  • Must be able to present motor cycle riding license, class A.

  • Must be fluent in applicable local Languages and English.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Computer literate

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services

  • Perform other duties as required