|Contract type||Fixed Term|
|Contract length||12 months|
|Full Time||40 hours per week|
|Application Closing Date|
|Interview date||as soon as possible|
|Start date||14 November 2022|
VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.
The person in the role under the leadership and guidance of the Project Manager and international key expert (Education Management Advisor-EMA) will coordinate, plan and provide on-the-job technical assistance to the DGSE (Department of General Secondary Education) personnel in leading the improvement of SRS (Secondary Resource Schools) operations and students’ learning outcomes comprising of coordination, monitoring and evaluation of regional activities related to the professional development of school leaders, STEM teachers, career guidance teachers and librarians in 50 SRSs.
You will conduct occasional field visits to the 5 regional “hubs” and to some of the 50 Upper Secondary Schools within the regions for monitoring support, technical assistance, capacity building, and knowledge/evidence documentation of positive change/impact as a result of the project intervention.
Skills, qualifications and experience
Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
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