Monday, December 23, 2019

2 Job Opportunities at ADD International


Job Tittle: Programme Administrator
Program: Modelling Inclusive Pre-primary Education (MIPE)
Location: Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Programme Manager
Contract: Fixed Term Contract -1 year
Closing date: 06 January 2020

Disabled candidates are particularly encouraged to apply and as a ‘disability confident employer’ADD guarantees to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria.

Main Responsibility
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
In consultation with and guidance from the Programme Manager, the Programme Administrator will:

  • Assist in MIPE programme activities especially organize and coordinate program events/meetings (internal and external),
  • Support programme team in preparing logistics support for seminars and workshops
  • During meeting, ensure that payment for the meeting organized by programme team are done properly and documented.
  • Ensure all programme and office files, letters and other programme documentations are well kept and organized.
  • Undertaking basic office management task such ordering supplies and equipment, maintaining stocks of stationeries, arrange trips for projects personnel, maintains front office desk.
  • Receive all visitors and link them with appropriate staff to fulfil their needs.
  • Assist and ensure that there is efficiency in day to day office operations such as; office supplies, cleanness, office attendant services and other related functions.
  • In coordination with finance and operations, ensure and maintain proper documentation of all office correspondence.
  • Support programme team and other management task upon request of Programme Manager and Head of Finance & Operations.
  • Support the monitoring of programme activities including assisting in data collection and data entry as a way of generating an evidence based and MIPE delivery
  • In collaboration with the team, support the preparation of advocacy materials’ including policy briefs, position papers, communication message and any other material relevant to the on-going campaign.

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree from recognized University or college in social related field
  • Participate actively in organisation-wide learning and other joint activities
  • Good communication with knowledge in computer applications.
  • Basic budgetary management skills;
  • Ability to manage self, managing emotions and respect for others,
  • Basic understanding of programming, planning and reporting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team; good interpersonal skills; creative and flexible and sense of humour
Financial responsibilities

  • Setting up and overseeing component’s budgets;
  • Develop and submit activity budgets for MIPE project activities implementation
  • Submit activity (financial) reports to the finance department within the authorised time frame and donor requirements.

Safeguarding responsibilities

  • Ensure familiarity, and compliance with, ADD’s Child and Vulnerable Adults Safeguarding policy and undertake training as required. In particular:
  • Contribute to creating and maintaining an environment (including within ADD) that prevents safeguarding violations and promotes the implementation of ADD’s policy
  • Report any concerns or suspicions regarding safeguarding violations by an ADD staff member or associated personnel to the appropriate staff member.

Job specific:

  • Commitment to ADD’s overall aims, principles and policies including demonstrable commitment to gender equality and equal opportunities and child safeguard policy in all aspects of ADD’s work
  • Ability to be persuasive, charming, and or charismatic and resilient
  • Knowledge and experience in working with people with disability and their networks


Job Tittle: Program Officer Training and Education Support
Program: Modelling Inclusive Pre-primary Education (MIPE)
Salary: An attractive salary package commensurate with experience
Location: Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Programme Manager
Contract: Fixed Term Contract -1 year
Closing date 06 January 2020

Disabled candidates are particularly encouraged to apply and as a ‘disability confident employer’ADD guarantees to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria.
Introduction
ADD International is a UK based disability rights organisation. We work for independence, equality and opportunity for disabled people living in poverty in Africa and Asia, by supporting disability activists to bring about social change. ADD International in Tanzania works in partnership with the Tanzania Federation of Disabled People’s Organizations (SHIVYAWATA), national disabled people’s organisations (DPOs)

Modeling Inclusive Preprimary Education
This project aims to provide an opportunity for young children with disabilities to access inclusive and appropriate pre-primary education across four district councils of Kibaha TC, Kibaha DC, Mkuranga and Kisarawe in Pwani Region, Tanzania. The project will be implemented in collaboration with SHIVYAWATA.
ADD Tanzania is seeking to recruit a qualified Program Officer Training and Education Support responsible for leading in the training and education component of the Modelling Inclusive Pre-primary Programme (MIPE) project in Tanzania and participate in programme processes, systems, and policy or strategy development. Specifically, the staff shall provide technical and pedagogical support to inclusive education support facilities and teams. To work with Ministry of Education Science and Technology and Local Government Authorities in the project area and other stakeholders on the required changes at school, ward and district level to make education system inclusive. This involves building into project short term in-service teacher training and long-term development of best practice for inclusive teacher education.

Main Responsibility

  • Programme Officer will be responsible to support pre-primary teachers on how to inclusively apply appropriate teaching and learning methodologies and techniques and supporting them in developing inclusive teaching and learning aids which will enable teachers to make their lesson more inclusive hence ensuring that pupils with disabilities in pre-primary classes achieve their learning outcomes.

Duties and responsibilities
In consultation with and guidance from the Programme Manager, Training and Education Support Officer will:

  • Lead the implementation of Education and Training activities of MIPE programme
  • Advice the MIPE programme on the suitable teaching and learning materials for children with disabilities based on their age
  • Support pre-primary teachers to prepare the teaching and learning aid
  • Advise MIPE staff and pre-primary teachers and other stakeholders including government officers on early child development care
  • Representation in education and training forums at national and provincial levels and build similar relationships
  • Providing specialist advice on Education and training and build similar relationships to ADD team and partners.
  • Preparing and producing clear and quality reports (narrative) that demonstrates accountability
  • Support the identification, initial assessment, and enrolment of children with disabilities accordingly.
  • Support the establishment of learning groups/team
  • Organise teacher’s trainings and follow up coaching and mentoring in special needs such as sign language interpreter, braille, intellectual impairment teaching, etc.
  • In collaboration with the team, participate in the preparation of ECD materials, and communication massages, and any other material relevant to the on-going campaign;
  • Support on child safeguarding incident reports with the support of child protection focal point.
  • Undertake any other lawful tasks as may be assigned by the line Manager
Monitoring and Evaluation responsibilities

  • Support the monitoring of the education and training activities to ensure effective project delivery
  • Assist in data collection and impact stories as a way of generating an evidence-based and MIE delivery
  • Work with the M&E Coordinator to monitor and share findings with schools, community and other key stakeholders.

Financial responsibilities

  • Setting up and overseeing component’s budgets;
  • Develop and submit activity budgets for MIPE education and training implementation
  • Submit activity (financial) reports to the finance department within the authorised time frame and donor requirements.

Safeguarding responsibilities

  • Ensure familiarity, and compliance with, ADD’s Child and Vulnerable Adults Safeguarding policy and undertake training as required. In particular:
  • Contribute to creating and maintaining an environment (including within ADD) that prevents safeguarding violations and promotes the implementation of ADD’s policy
  • Report any concerns or suspicions regarding safeguarding violations by an ADD staff member or associated personnel to the appropriate staff member.

Skills, knowledge and qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, preferably in Early Child Development or special Needs Education
  • Knowledge and experience in working with people with disabilities and related networks
  • Experience in planning and implementing education and training activities/ projects targeting different stakeholders at different levels (including teachers and learners with disability)
  • Knowledge in child safeguarding policy
  • Excellent training, communication and public-speaking skills, with knowledge in computer application.
  • Knowledge and experience in education system of Tanzania including how to impact skills and knowledge to target groups.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment; strong interpersonal skills; creative and flexible problem-solving skills

Attitudes / personal qualities

Essential

  • Commitment to and understanding of the Social Model of Disability and a rights-based approach to development
  • Shows respect for, and understanding of, diverse points of view and demonstrates this understanding in daily work and decision-making
  • Awareness of the value of diversity and cultural difference

Desirable

  • Lived experience of disability


MODE OF APPLICATION:
Interested candidates should send their application (consisting of Covering letter, CV) to; the following physical address;
The Country Director, ADD International, Tanzania (Action on Disability and Development) Mikocheni B; Plot No. 556, House number MKC/MCB/84; Viongozi Road, Kinondoni District, Dar es Salaam OR submit through post office; P.0 Box 33659, Dar es Salaam. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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