75 Job posts available for Enumerators at Education Development Trust (Deadline: 08 December 2017)

75 Job posts available for Enumerators at  Education Development Trust  (Deadline: 08 December 2017)

75 Job posts available for Enumerators at Education Development Trust (Deadline: 08 December 2017

Vacancy Announcement – Enumerators (75)

The Building Learning Foundations Programme (BLF) is funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. The BLF, which will run up to March 2021, aims to improve the quality of teaching and leadership in all of Rwanda’s government primary schools. The BLF is being implemented across all thirty Districts and will benefit 2,494 schools and 24,940 English and Mathematics teachers. The Programme is being managed by a consortium of three internationally recognised leaders in the education sector, i.e. the Education Development Trust, the British Council and VSO.

Education Development Trust is looking for qualified and suitable persons for the temporary position of enumerators to support BLF programme

Job purpose:

The purpose of this assignment is based on the needs to conduct data collection for BLF programme baseline assessment by collection data on student performance on English and Mathematics and on status of school leadership and English and Mathematics teaching practices.

Job Objectives

  • Participate and complete five days training on data collection. The training will be held in Kigali
  • Participate in and complete data collection piloting activities
  • Assist in the selection of subsamples per procedures pre-established by lead researchers or evaluators;
  • Conduct and complete the required number of daily interviews and questionnaires with the sampled target groups (i.e. teachers, head teachers and students) using tablets and other electronic devices;
  • Draft daily reports on progress, including the number of interviews transcribed;
  • Provide a brief report on the overall activity, complete with lessons learned and recommendations for future data collection and cleaning activities.
  • Ensure that relevant data are accurately collected and uploaded to the database
  • Work as a team member to ensure that the data collection activity as smoothly implemented

Person Specification

  • Holding at least a Bachelors’ degree preferably in education or applied statistics;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Kinyarwanda and English required, proficiency in French a plus
  • Knowledge of the data collection techniques and tools.


  • Prior experience working as a primary-school teacher strongly preferred;
  • Proven Experience as educational research assistant and/or as a data collector in the education sector required;
  • Prior experience using tablets or other electronic data collection devices required;


  • Willingness to spend extensive periods of time in remote areas of Rwanda required;
  • Punctuality, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Strong team-building and motivational skills
  • Ability to liaise with line manager to ensure the effective management of workload
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, and ability to manage tasks with precise deadlines.
  • Ability to work in team setting required

Interested and eligible candidates should submit a detailed CV and Cover letter including three referees and the expected salary to BLF-recruitment@educationdevelopmenttrust.com with the subject line of the name of the post applied for.

Applications must be received on or before 8th December 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note that the recruitment for this position will depend on the availability of funds.

Education Development Trust and its consortium partners are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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