3 Positions at Adventist Development and Relief Agency/ ADRA Rwanda: (Deadline 12 March 2021)

3 Positions at Adventist Development and Relief Agency/ ADRA Rwanda: (Deadline 12 March 2021)


3 Positions at Adventist Development and Relief Agency/ ADRA Rwanda: (Deadline 12 March 2021)

Connected Learning Project Manager at Adventist Development and Relief Agency/ ADRA Rwanda: (Deadline 12 March 2021)

ADRA Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated, and experienced Professional for the role of Connected Learning Project Manager in Mahama refugee camp, in Kirehe district.

The ProFuturo Connected Learning Project is implemented by ADRA Rwanda with financial support from ProFuturo in partnership with UNHCR. ProFuturo is a digital education programme created by Telefónica Foundation and la Caixa Foundation to narrow the education gap in the world by improving the quality of education of boys and girls living in vulnerable environments throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia.

JOB PROFILE

Title:  Connected Learning Project  Manager

Title of project: Profuturo Connected Learning Programme (PCLP)

Duty Station: Mahama refugee camp, Kirehe district.

Duration: One Year

Contract Type: Individual Contractor

Start date: ASAP (as soon as possible).

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Connected Learning Project Manager – is a member of ADRA Rwanda Education team and reports to the Humanitarian and Emergency Response (HER) Programs Manager. S/he is responsible for the day-to-day implementation, operation, and monitoring of the Profuturo Connected Learning programme in Mahama Refugee camp Paysannat L schools with a population of almost 25,000 learners. Working closely with the UNHCR education team and educators in public schools, the Project Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient establishment and management of all Connected Education related activities. S/he, working closely with the Education Focal Point. The Project Manager will manage and coordinate a team of coaches (one per school) who will act as school-based focal points, ensure proper use of the facilities and programme buy-in. The position will be based in Kirehe district and will involve frequent travels to partner schools as need may arise.

TASKS AND MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Accountability (key results that will be achieved):

  • Connected Education activities are guided by global, regional, and country priorities and reflect UNHCR’s policy on age, gender, and diversity (AGD)
  • Participation of persons of concern is assured through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights, and community-based approaches
  • Persons of concern are treated with dignity and respect and all protection incidents are immediately identified and addressed.

Responsibility (processes and functions undertaken to achieve results):

  • Support to programme set-up and consolidation: Provide programmatic and operational support to the setup and consolidate locations in public schools, with an emphasis on Primary education, across Rwanda. Serve as liaison between the partners and the local community.
  • Support to UNHCR’s Ministry liaisons: support the UNHCR staff Education Officer who will serve as the main liaison with the Ministry of Education to align the program to national priorities, provide data and information, and to develop a strong working relationship with the ministry to cultivate greater collaboration for implementation and sustainability.
  • Connected Education strategy development: with support from UNHCR’s global Connected Education team, work to develop a Connected Education roadmap to support UNHCR’s education strategy for Rwanda and aligned to national strategies, inclusion of refugees into national education systems with a focus on post-primary and the SDG4.
  • Programme Management: Responsible for delivering the implementation of the Profuturo programme in accordance with approved time schedules, budgets, and both UNHCR, Ministry of Education, and Profuturo guidelines and procedures. Support UNHCR, Ministry of Education, and Profuturo team with the strategy, project planning, and identifying technology solutions to address local education needs.
  • Recruitment and Team Management: Oversee the recruitment process for the coaches, train, mentor (with the support of UNHCR Connected Education and Profuturo), and manage the team to ensure successful delivery of the programme.
  • Educational content: Liaise with local authorities to identify opportunities to secure curriculum-aligned content for distribution. Activate prospect for other content providers which could complement the portfolio.
  • Resource Planning and Management: Support the work of educators in the schools and ensure effective and optimal deployment and use of the platforms and tools.
  • Training and Support: Provide on-the-job training, and facilitate training by others, to educators, primary education school staff (prioritizing those with a focus on STEM subjects), partners, and other stakeholders in using educational technology, ICT maintenance, and other relevant areas. Train educators in the use and basic maintenance of the equipment, use of content, integrating technology into lesson planning and delivery.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Building capacity amongst educators and partners to monitor the programme as per the programme’s M&E Framework. This includes supporting in the effective use of online tools for data collection, conducting focus group sessions, analyzing interim progress on programme together with partners like the Ministry of Education. Also play an active role in designing and facilitating a research study on the impact of the over the two years. This includes assisting with coordination with local authorities, along with supporting monitoring and research mission to the field.
  • Reporting: Produce timely programme reports to document progress and decisions, identify challenges and mitigation measures, and track programme impact.

Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve results):

  • Implement Profuturo activities as required.
  • Issue documents and reports for clearance by the Country Director and/or Humanitarian and Emergency Response (HER)Programs Manager.
  • Provide advice on implementation in consultation with UNHCR staff and MINEDUC liaisons.

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • University degree in one of the following related areas: ICT, Education,Project Management.

a background in education and knowledge of educational technology.

Possession of the following specific qualifications will be an added advantage:

i)Bachelor of Education (Hons) Mathematics and Computer Science (Secondary) or ii)Continuous Professional Development Diploma in Educational Mentorship and Coaching( CPDC-EMC) or iii)Continuous Professional Development Certificate in Educational Mentorship and Coaching (CPDC-EMC).

Experience working in harsh environments with low bandwidth field technologies.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing projects from conception to take off.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in facilitation and delivering trainings.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting data collection for monitoring and reporting.
  • Proficiency in English (spoken and written).

Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Excellent teamwork and problem-solving skills.
  • Solid writing skills and an understanding of project management cycle and programme management in complex emergencies.
  • Experience with various distributed ICT Systems and Networks, preferably in a development setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting or supporting Evaluations.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong understanding and experience in building digital literacy amongst youth.
  • Must be able to multi-task effectively and balance competing priorities, reporting lines, and deadlines.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills s/he must be able to relate well with others, dictate responsibilities, offer support and constructive feedback.
  • S/he must be able to adeptly and quickly solve problems as they come up.

COMPETENCIES AND VALUES

Values

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Respect for Diversity Core Competencies

Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Client & Results Orientation
  • Organizational Awareness

Candidates may also be tested on relevant managerial and cross functional competencies. Examples are listed below:

Managerial Competencies

  • Empowering & Building Trust
  • Managing Performance
  • Judgment & Decision Making
  • Strategic Planning & Vision
  • Leadership
  • Managing Resources

Cross – Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Technological Awareness
  • Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Policy Research & Development
  • Political Awareness
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Change Capability & Adaptability

TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit their Letter of application and Curriculum vitae (CV)  to the Human Resource officer of ADRA Rwanda, with copy to  HER Programs Manager, indicating : Application for the post of : Connected Learning Project Manager  via email until Friday 12 March 2021 at 12pm (noon).

Send your application to the following emails: [email protected], and  [email protected]



 

2 Positions of Connected Learning Coach at Adventist Development and Relief Agency/ ADRA Rwanda: (Deadline 12 March 2021)

ADRA Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated, and experienced Professional for the role of a Connected Learning Coach in Mahama refugee camp, in Kirehe district. The ProFuturo Connected Learning Project,is implemented by ADRA Rwanda with financial support from ProFuturo in partnership with UNHCR. ProFuturo is a digital education programme created by Telefónica Foundation and la Caixa Foundation to narrow the education gap in the world by improving the quality of education of boys and girls living in vulnerable environments throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia.

JOB PROFILE

Title:  Connected Learning Coach (CLC).

Title of project: ProFuturo Connected Learning Programme (PCLP)

Duty Station: Kirehe

Duration: One Year

Contract Type: Individual Contractor

Start date: ASAP

JOB DESCRIPTION

Connected Learning Coach, Mahama camp, Kirehe district, Paysannat L, A,B,C,D & E schools.

 Overall purpose and scope of the position

The Connected Learning Coach is a staff of ADRA Rwanda  reporting to the Conneted Learning Manager (CLM) and works closely with the ADRA Education team in Mahama refugee camp to ensure the effective day-to-day running of the Profuturo programme in  Paysannat L/A-B-C-D-E integrated schools in Mahama Refugee camp.

KEY ACTIVITIES

Responsibility for the management of the Connected Learning Classroom

  1. With colleagues, develop a timetable for equitable use of the classroom across grades and subjects, and ensure that this is implemented;
  2. Manage the tablets including basic maintenance;
  3. Serve as the primary custodian of classroom equipment; responsible for their secure storage as well as tracking the movement and location of the physical assets;
  4. Report any technical issues with equipment in a timely manner;
  5. With colleagues and the Programme Manager, develop and implement usage policies and procedures;
  6. Support the rollout of content onto the tablets and other hardware.

Provide training and support to other teachers

  1. Design and deliver in-service training to teachers in your location;
  2. Give feedback to teachers on their use of the Connected Learning Classroom;
  3. With relevant colleagues and partners, design and share model lessons;
  4. Explore and share relevant content including for teacher professional development.

Facilitate training and extracurricular programmes for students

  1. Design and deliver ICT training through extracurricular clubs designed for your location;
  2. Support the establishment of relevant clubs (etc) for students;
  3. Work with the UNHCR and Profuturo teams to design unique learning experiences for students that leverage the Connected Learning Classroom.

Support the monitoring and data collection in the Connected Learning Classroom

  1. Encourage and facilitate teachers and students to complete relevant assessment surveys, and online data collection forms;
  2. Regularly observe lessons in the classroom and complete relevant online data collection forms;
  3. Support visits to your school by the Programme Manager, UNHCR staff, Profuturo staff, and other partners
  4. Support in collecting and analyzing relevant data to assess the impact of the programme;
  5. Undertake interviews and collect case studies and stories from students in the school.

Reinforce productivity, health, safety, and comfort

  1. Ensure that Connected Learning Classroom is sufficiently free from obvious threats such as loose. electrical outlets and that users understand the basic safety rules to prevent or reduce injuries and damage of equipment.
  2. Ensure damaged furniture or equipment in the Classroom is repaired and documented.
  3. Ensure that Classroom, equipment, and storage area are clean and well ventilated.
  4. Ensure hygiene and other social distancing mechanisms are in place to align to national standards.
  5. Ensure that online privacy is understood and that Classroom users understand the risks as well as the benefits associated with the Internet.

REPORTING

Produce timely activity reports to document progress and decisions, identify challenges and mitigation measures, and track programme outputs and progress.

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • University degree in one of the following related areas: ICT, Education/Project Management.

a background in education and knowledge of educational technology.

Possession of the following specific qualifications will be an added advantage

a)Bachelor of Education (Hons) Mathematics and Computer Science (Secondary) or b)Continuous Professional Development Diploma in Educational Mentorship and Coaching( CPDC-EMC) or c)Continuous Professional Development Certificate in Educational Mentorship and Coaching (CPDC-EMC).

  • Experience working in harsh environments with low bandwidth field technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in facilitation and delivering trainings including coaching and mentoring at individual and group levels.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting data collection for monitoring and reporting.
  • Proficiency in English (spoken and written).

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent teamwork and problem-solving skills.
  • Solid writing skills and an understanding of project management cycle and programme management in complex emergencies.
  • Experience with various distributed ICT Systems and Networks, preferably in a development setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting or supporting class work monitoring
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong understanding and experience in motivating digital literacy amongst youth.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills s/he must be able to relate well with others, share responsibilities, offer support and constructive feedback.
  • S/he must be able to adeptly and quickly solve problems as they come up.

COMPETENCIES and VALUES

Values

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Respect for Diversity Core Competencies

Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Client & Results Orientation
  • Organizational Awareness

Candidates may also be tested on relevant managerial and cross functional competencies. Examples are listed below:

Managerial Competencies

  • Empowering & Building Trust
  • Managing Performance
  • Judgment & Decision Making
  • Managing Resources

Cross – Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Technological Awareness
  • Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Change Capability & Adaptability

TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit their letter of application and curriculum vitae (CV) to the Human Resource officer of ADRA Rwanda, with copy to  HER Programs Manager, indicating : Application for the post of :  Connected Learning Coach via  email until Friday 12 March 2021 at 12pm (noon).

Send your application to the following emails: [email protected] , and [email protected]




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