Job at Right To Play International : 8 Positions for Field Facilitators(Deadline: 12 May 2018)
Closing Date: May 12th, 2018
Organization: Right To Play International
Work Locations: KAYONZA, BUGESERA, and RUHANGO
Number of Field Facilitators Wanted: 8 (Preferably 60% females)
Contract Duration: One-year renewable upon Performance
Right To Play is a global organization, using the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play helps over one million children learn through play to create better futures, while driving lasting social change in more than 20 countries each week.
Since 2016, Right To Play is implementing the Government Affairs Canada (GAC) funded-Play for the Advancement of Quality Education (PAQE) program. Following 2016-2017 implementation of PAQE, the program has been recently reshuffled, refocused on gender and re-named Gender Responsive Education and Transformation (GREAT). GREAT is addressing the educational needs of over two million vulnerable and marginalized children and youth in Ghana, Mozambique and Rwanda. At ultimate outcome, the GREAT program aims to improve quality education for girls and boys at the primary school level by increased academic performance with focus on literacy and numeracy, life skills and positive learning environment, attendance and enrolment rates as well as reduced dropout through a sustainable and replicable learner-centred, play-based learning model in line with Rwanda competence-based curriculum (CBC) standards. This ultimate outcome will be achieved through focused interventions that are geared to the following intermediate outcomes
- Increased integration of gender-responsive play-based learning by teachers into teaching practice;
- Increased engagement of parents and caregivers in addressing gender-specific learning needs of girls and boys including at-risk children;
- Increased adoption of gender-responsive play-based learning in in-service and pre-service teacher training.
To implement such a program, Right To Play Rwanda seeks to recruit skilled and well experienced Field Facilitators at the work locations mentioned above. The expected Field Facilitators must meet the following key expertise as detailed below.
I. MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE JOB SUMMARY
The Field Facilitator reports directly to the Project Officer (PO) 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.
II. INDIRECT TECHNICAL REPORTING LINES & ADVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
The incumbent deals with Coaches/Partners of Focal Persons. He/she provides advice to the partners and community team regarding Right To Play tools.
III. RESPONSIBILITIES Time%
In accordance with Right To Play (RTP) approved policies and procedures, the incumbent will be responsible of :
Activity planning and implementation
Monitoring and reporting
Establish and maintain partnerships
Supervision and guidance
Performs other duties as assigned.
IV. PLANNING AND ORGANIZING
The incumbent is expected to plan his/her own work and to consult with the Project Officer ( PO )to ensure that the work plan is in line with the approved project work plan. The incumbent is also expected to coordinate the plan with partners.
V. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Must have)
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.
(C) 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
- Driving Licence Category A- Motorbikes
(D) TECHNICAL SKILLS
- Understanding of adult education principles
- Computer literacy in outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet
- Effective report writing
- Understanding of a community-led process
- Understanding of the concept of Play-Based Learning
- Understanding of child rights and child protection
Excellent spoken and written English and local language(s). French is also required for francophone countries.
VI. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (An Asset)
- 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
VII. JOB CONTRIBUTIONS/IMPACT
The incumbent is expected to follow established work procedures and methods in dealing with work-related problems. He/she needs to consult with the PO when dealing with unusual situations/problems.
(B) FINANCIAL IMPACT
The incumbent is expected to implement the project activities within the approved budget. He/she may receive some advance payments and handle cash payments.
(C) INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The incumbent is expected to generate/produce standard reports ensuring that the information in the reports are accurate and correct. He/she is expected to keep the information and data available in a safe location for the use of the PO, the Program Manager and other senior managers.
(D) CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
The incumbent is expected to introduce improvements to his/her own work as well as to the work done by teachers, Coaches and Coach Trainers using lessons learned from activity implementation.
(E) RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
The incumbent is expected to enhance relationships with partners as well as Coaches, and Coach Trainers. This relationship is critical to the success of the project implementation.
VIII. CONTACTS/KEY RELATIONSHIPS
Project Officer, other Field Facilitator(s) and Project Officers, Program Manager, , Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer, Training Officer, Finance Officer/Finance and Admin Officer, Finance Assistant/Finance and Admin Assistant and Logistics Officer/Assistant where applicable.
Partners, teachers, government officials, community-based organizations, NGOs, and volunteers
IX. WORKING CONDITIONS
- PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT AND EFFORT
The incumbent is expected to spend most of the time at the field location walking or standing where he/she may be exposed to high physical effort.
(B) SENSORY DEMANDS
The incumbent is expected to provide coaching and monitoring and evaluation to teachers, Coaches and Coach Trainers as well as generating reports with attention to details and accuracy. This involves talking, listening as well as seeing.
C. MENTAL DEMANDS
The incumbent is expected to face pressure from deadlines and unexpected situations.
X. ADDITIONAL JOB-RELATED CONDITIONS
The incumbent is expected to travel to project locations using an RTP car or motorcycle and in some cases the incumbent may need to walk between the project’s locations.
HOW TO APPLY:
If you are inte
rested in applying for the above-described position, please send your resume and cover letter to Right To Play Rwanda Country Director at RwandaHR@righttoplay.com .
Kindly indicate “Application for Field Facilitator, Your full name, Preferred work location” in your subject and the cover letter.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those shortlisted will be contacted for tests and interviews