Specialist - Education
Position: Education Specialist –ANEW Project (1) Location: Lusaka
Purpose of the position:
To provide technical support for the execution of programme interventions for the delivery of ZREAD Technical Programme outcomes under the ANEW Project.
Technical Programme Support
Support the development, selection and/or adoption of guidelines, tools, models and protocols to aid programme implementation
Provide technical support to area programmes to building capacity in local education officers and zonal heads and AP staff or improved teacher supervision and support
Support in the design and implementation review of technical program interventions
Assess and support AP quality activity implementation to ensure that the programme is within scope, time and budget.
Ensure that the information, education and communication (IEC) materials are in place for effective implementation.
Ensure recommended technical program models are contextualized for effective implementation in the areas Area Programme
Facilitate Training of Trainers (TOT) of partners, WVZ technical program staff, other stakeholders to ensure effective implementation
Support staff orientation and participate in building capacity of technical staff through coaching and mentoring for increased/enhanced competency
Provide input in performance appraisal of technical programme staff for increased accountability
Networking, Collaboration and Liaison
Represent WVZL in various key meetings including Ministry of General Education Joint Annual Review Meeting (JAR), Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC) and other meetings for alignment of National priorities.
Build and maintain relationship with internal and external partners/stakeholders for enhanced collaboration and sustainability
Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance
Support research/Studies on technical program related topics and produce technical briefs for sharing with key stakeholders.
Participate and review data collection tools in conducting research/studies to generate lessons learnt for programme improvement.
Utilize and adapt learning from monitoring and evaluation processes to inform programming.
Consolidate and review monthly, quarterly and annual reports for timely submission.
Ensure all emerging industry technical standards are captured, documented and shared across Aps
Mature and Committed Christian, able to inspire others to World Vision Core Values, Vision and Mission Statement.
Perform other duties as required.
Qualifications/Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Degree in Education or relevant field with minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant field
Post Graduate certificate in Curriculum Development or Education management will be an added advantage.
Experience in a complex, international organisation preferably NGO context
Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage,
Experience in organization capacity building
2 years’ experience of teaching is an added advantage
Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and report writing essential
Must have excellent communications, interpersonal, analytical, decision making, conflict management, negotiation, networking, liaison and donor engagement skills
Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and functional teams.
Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based 40% : field 60%
Travel: international as required.