5 Job Positions at Right to Play : Rwanda Field Facilitators (Deadline: 15 November 2018)
Job Posting – Rwanda Field Facilitators
Closing Date: November 15th, 2018
Organization: Right To Play International
Department/Division : Program
Work location: Ruhango – Kayonza – Bugesera
Right To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease, and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child protection and building peaceful communities. With programming in 18 countries, Right To Play transforms the lives of more than one million children each week, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work with children, Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities, and governments to advance the fundamental rights of all children.
Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Our programs are facilitated by more than 550 international staff and 15,800 local volunteer Coaches.
The Africa Regional Office located in Kampala, Uganda, supports 8 country offices including; Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania.
The Rwanda country office is currently searching for qualified and self-driven candidates to join a team of professionals in Rwanda as Field Facilitators.
II. JOB SUMMARY:
The Field Facilitator reports directly to the Education Project Officer (EPO) and is responsible for project implementation including planning and delivering on training related activities, mentoring and coaching, monitoring and reporting. He/she ensures the accountability of the project results on the covered implementation area.
III. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job Responsibility #1: Activity planning and implementation (45% of Time)
- Assesses training needs of teachers, Coach Trainers, Coaches, Junior Leaders, and partners, recommends the suitable intervention and works with them to develop training schedules.
- In coordination with partners, teachers, school management, Coaches and Coach Trainers, evaluates events, provides updates of lessons learned and best practices and reports on progress and challenges as they arise.
- Supports Coaches and Coach Trainers or partner focal person in developing their activity plans and schedules, encourages their initiatives while ensuring alignment with a project proposal, the Project Implementation Plan facilitates their activities and reports to the PO. Where relevant, supports teachers in developing lesson plans.
- Ensures participation of partners, children/young people, and stakeholders in the process of project planning and implementation of the proposed activities.
- Supports the establishment and maintenance of teacher communities of practice where applicable.
- Assesses needs for facility repairs and upgrades in schools and the communities facilitates the authorized work and ensures that overall work has been completed in accordance with the approved standards.
- Organizes and facilitates training workshops conducted by other program staff and participates in the training as required.
- Facilitates the training sessions conducted by Coach Trainers, Teacher Trainers, evaluates them and reports to the PO.
- Facilitates the response to capacity gaps and needs in and out of classroom activities; connects the PO and TO with project locations and partners/stakeholders, for capacity building action.
- Handles equipment management and distribution in the assigned schools and community.
- Handles advance payments and manages cash money used for the activity implementation.
- Follows up on how partners are spending budget received for project implementation in the location and verifies the accuracy of their financial reports and receipts and reports to the PO.
- Manages the logistical arrangements for training workshops and events.
- Organizes and conducts special events activities, play days and sports tournaments with the support of partners and organizers.
Job Responsibility #2: Monitoring and reporting (20% of Time).
- Conducts regular field visits with partners, teachers, Coach Trainers, and Coaches to follow up and provide support as needed.
- Participates in workshops/training for partners, Coaches and Coach Trainers in the quantitative data collection tools and qualitative monitoring tools and ensures accurate and timely submission of quantitative and qualitative data to RTP team.
- Provides narrative, qualitative and quantitative monitoring information/data to support monthly, quarterly and annual reports to update Country and Regional Office on project progress.
- Submits financial reports related to activity implementation.
- Ensures partners, teachers, and Coaches are in compliance with Child Protection Policy.
- Support local communities and partner schools implement school and community-based strategies.
Job Responsibility #3 Establish and maintain partnerships
(20% of Time):
- Identifies community needs, participates in the selection of communities and partners to be included in RTP program in the respective Field.
- Represents RTP in and relevant forums and have regular consultations with local partners, stakeholders and key beneficiaries in the assigned community.
- Engages with district and sector authorities school management committees, parent-teacher associations and other mechanisms designed to support quality education at the school level,
Job Responsibility #4: Supervision and guidance (10% of Time):
- Conducts performance assessment of Coach Trainers, teachers, and community coaches.
- In collaboration and consultation with partners identifies potential Coaches who can become Coach Trainers.
- Recommends Teachers, Coach Trainers, and Coaches for certification
Job Responsibility # 5: Performs other duties as assigned. (5% of Time):
IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (must have):
a. Bachelor’s degree in Education
- 2 years’ experience working in Education project implementation and facilitation part of which should have been in leading a team.
- Driving License Category A- Motorbikes ( MANDATORY)
- Understanding adult education principles
- Computer literacy in outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Internet
- Effective report writing
- Understanding a community-led process
- Understanding the concept of Play-Based Learning
- Understanding of child rights and child protection
V. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Asset to have):
- Experience implementing a development program with local populations in both rural and urban settings
- Experience in training and leading workshops
- Personal sport and activity background with coaching experience
VI. COMPETENCIES/PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
- Ability to confidently represent oneself and Right To Play
- Effective planning and organizing skills
- Coaching and feedback skills
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
- Strong development and team building skills
Compensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package
Employment Start Date: Immediately
Contract Duration: Long-term engagement based on performance and availability of funds.
FEMALES CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to:[email protected] and kindly include “Field Facilitator ” and your name in the subject line. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Kindly indicate your salary expectation.
Right To Play is a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs.
To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.righttoplay.com.