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Field Facilitator (EOF)

Field Facilitator (EOF)

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries.


Plan International in partnership with Instiglio and the Jacobs Foundation will implement the Education Outcome Fund Programme (EOF) under the Ghana Accountability and Learning Outcomes Programme (GALOP). The programme aims to improve the quality of education in low performing basic education schools and strengthen education sector equity and accountability in Ghana.

The Programme will run for a period of 4 years and will be implemented across 3 regions in Ghana (North East, Savana and Bono East) and 11 districts. The Project will support a total of 240 communities/schools.

The Project Coordinator will work with the District and Regional Coordinator on all community level activities, including monitoring, stakeholder engagement, and working with parents to ensure pupils’ regular participation in Programme activities

Dimensions of the Role

The project coordinator will work with stakeholders at the districts/municipal and community level to support the implementation of the Project’s activities to support learning outcomes for out of school and in-school student. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating quality programming and results, financial management and compliance, stakeholder and partner relations, and donor deliverables at community level.

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He/she will coordinate the establishment of Accelerated Learning Programme and school Remedial sessions in the region. He/she is responsible for program planning, implementation, and reporting in compliance with donor and government agreements. The post-holder will be based in North East, Bono East/ Savanna Region and travel to project communities where the project operates for approximately 90% of her/his time.

The job holder will support the CPD of project teachers and facilitators by conducting regular lesson observation, providing targeted feedback and following up on progress and challenges. The job holder will be in charge of the activities in approx. 10-15 communities.


Community Engagement

  • Responsible for communities’ involvement and the implementation of project activities in the designated districts
  • Provide CPD support to Project facilitators and follow up on their teaching needs
  • Conduct regular lesson observations of teachers
  • Arrange and implement animation for CBE programme in conjunction with the Ghana Education Service, the Complementary Education Agency and the District Assemblies
  • Work with the District Coordinator to strengthen School Management Committees and Parent Teacher Associations to engage selected schools to establish a more inclusive, resourceful and informed support network for parents
  • Secure venues for events and activities of project at the district and community level
  • Deliver all forms of invitations to stakeholders both at district and community level
  • Mobilize students for after school sessions
  • Support DC on other Programme activities
  • Engaging with GES, Municipal Assembly, school and traditional community authorities when requested.
  • Identify and work with local service providers to deliver school snacks

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Support tracking the progression of pupils as they transitioned to the next level of education
  • Conduct routine follow up visits to meet with parents and guardians whose wards have not attended school regularly
  • Undertake routine monitoring and collect school registers for attendance data entry.
  • Support the identification of local role models
  • Conduct routine checks on school security
  • Input and collect data within time
  • Monitoring lesson delivery
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Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to solve problems and plan changes based on M&E data. Also, Ability to prescribe and implement innovative solutions to challenges found in a complex learning education project with marginalized students and out of school children. Ability to support the teaching capacity of a wide range of stakeholders face to face and remotely.

Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility.

This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

Qualifications & Experience

  • Diploma/ High National Diploma (HND) in a relevant area e.g. Community Development, Development Studies, Social Studies. A degree in Education a relevant area would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and other ICT skills

Key skills & Competencies

  • Skills in community organization and meeting facilitation
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and with multi- and interdisciplinary teams
  • Must have valid Motorbike license and experience in ridding in rough terrain
  • Proficiency in (Ewe, Twi, Konkomba, Adele and Atsorde)
  • Should be familiar with the culture of project districts
  • Ability to speak dominant language in project district
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Personal Attributes

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under little or no supervision for long hours
  • Good team player and a forward-looking person


  • University degree in Education
  • Teaching experience
  • Accreditation in school leadership and teacher training
  • Experience in Inclusive education in the education sector in Ghana in mainstream and non-mainstream settings
  • Experience providing capacity building to Primary and Junior High School teachers
  • Familiarity with primary teaching, pedagogy and assessment frameworks
  • Experience with the state education system/curricula in Ghana.
  • Proven experience in curriculum design for English and Maths and gender-specific training.

How to Apply for Field Facilitator

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Closing Date: 14th December 2022

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