Field Supervisors

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Company Profile

Organization’s Profile:

School for Life (SfL) is a local Non-Governmental Organization that works to strengthen Civil Society’s role in improving access to relevant quality education.

SfL functions as a lead organization in delivering, demonstrating and advocating for mother tongue based complementary basic education in underserved areas of Ghana and provides complementary educational services to out-of-school children.

SfL also provides technical support to both Government and Non-Governmental Organizations in the area of complementary education and quality education programmes providing innovation and inclusive approaches to education in Ghana.

for Life strives to be a center of excellence that inspires breakthroughs in education.

Job Description

Location: Ashanti Region
Reports to: Field Coordinator

School for Life in partnership with Luminos Fund will be implementing a Complementary Basic Education /Second Chance Programme, targeting out of school children for a 9-month literacy and numeracy education and onward transition into formal schools for the 2022/23 academic year.

In line with this, School for Life is looking for qualified and experience candidates for Field Supervisor Positions.

Job Summary

This position is a full-time field-based position. The position holder shall be based in a designated District in the Ashanti region.

The position holder shall be responsible for the direct supervision and support for CBE/Second Chance Class Facilitators and Local Committees.

He/she shall also be responsible for coordinating activities of School for Life/Luminos Fund Complementary Basic Education (CBE)/Second Chance Programme in the districts and communities under his/her supervsion.

He/she shall be responsible for regular monitoring of the CBE classes and for the provision of coaching and mentoring support to class facilitators.

He/She shall work closely with the Field Coordinator for community engagements and animations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in animation, graduation and registration of learners in communities
  • Supervise and motivate facilitators in the designated districts
  • Responsible to the Field Coordinator, who can delegate duties related to implementation of internal monitoring of the programme to the Supervisor
  • Assist the Community local committees in identification of facilitators in the district and participate in their (facilitator) training.
  • Regular monitoring of CBE classes and provision of mentoring and coaching support to class facilitators and Local Committees
  • Assist the facilitators in data collection at community level including the tracer studies
  • Participate in sensitization of local committees, traditional and opinion leaders
  • Submit monthly and situational reports from beneficiary communities to the Field
  • Coordinator and assist the coordinator in the report writing
  • Implement the strategy for the recruitment of female facilitators
  • Establish good working relationship between the Local committees and PTA/SMC’s
  • Responsible for continuous animation of both old and current communities
  • Team-up with District Coordinators in organizing workshops, courses and other field activities
  • Assist facilitators in the registration of children into CBE classes and the integration of graduates into the formal school

Required Skills or Experience

Qualifications:

  • A first degree in education, languages, teacher training or other relevant qualification from a recognized university.
  • Candidates with Diploma certificate with prior working experience as a Facilitator of CBE for a minimum of 5 years can also apply.
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Experience:

  • At least 3 years’ post qualification experience in the NGO or CSO sector with focus on education intervention and working experience especially in rural environment.
  • Candidates with experience implementing the CBE programme have an added advantage.
  • Candidates should be able to ride a motorbike in difficult terrains.

Key Personal and Interpersonal Skills:

  • Must be a strong team player
  • Diligent and able to self-initiate
  • Ability to communicate clearly both in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines
  • Fluent in at least one of the local languages used in the program area especially Asante twi
  • High skills in ICT, Microsoft Suite, internet and the use of social media for communication
  • Familiarity with local customs and traditions in Ashanti Region
  • Preparedness to reside in the district of appointment

How To Apply

Qualified and interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to [email protected] stating the job title in the subject line.

Application Closing Date:

Applications should be submitted on or before 24th December, 2021

Note: 

  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Females are highly encouraged to apply.

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