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  • Educate! works to transform education in Africa to teach youth to solve poverty for themselves and their communities.

    Educate! provides youth with skills training in leadership, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness along with mentorship to start real businesses at school. Our model is delivered through practically-trained teachers and youth mentors. Educate!’s goal is to make this practical, skills-based model part of national education systems.

    Innovations Coordinator

     

    Performance Objectives

    Coordinate program implementation to ensure high student impact

    • Empower and grow a strong team to lead program activities in the field.
    • Plan and coordinate high-impact program activities.
    • Build effective program coordination and communication systems.
    • Report on program progress and quality.

    Ensure high program quality through monitoring

    • Conduct targeted monitoring visits building and supporting the team.
    • Analyze feedback from monitoring visits to ensure program quality and standardization.
    • Ensure learnings are incorporated into program design and management practices.

    Build learning systems for continuous program improvement

    • Develop efficient feedback structures for continuous stakeholder feedback.
    • Lead ex-post assessment of major program activities and derive lessons learned.
    • Conduct research to inform program design and adaptation.

    Develop a scalable Monitoring System to ensure program performance

    • Build technology-based program monitoring system.
    • Offer leadership and capacity building to the team on effective program monitoring.
    • Coordinate timely and high quality monitoring data collection.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or similar.
    • Experience with program management (preferred).
    • Engaging and interactive trainer with passion for coaching team members.
    • Knowledge of quantitative & qualitative research approaches.
    • High level of proficiency in Windows Excel.
    • Good skills in data analysis presentation and report writing.
    • Excellent analytical skills combined with a proactive, energetic approach to problem solving.
    • Fits our Five Cultural Tenets (see What is Educate! About? below); Learn more by looking at Educate!’s culture deck here.

    Terms

    • Located in Nairobi,Kenya.
    • Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    • Benefits & perks include a generous vacation policy and health insurance.

    Preferred application deadline is December 1st. After that we will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis, with the goal of filling the position ASAP.

    Why You Will Brag About Working At Educate!

    • We’ve got the impact.
    • Educate! is designed for scale. We quadrupled operations in 2014, going from 54 to more than 200 schools served. We carefully measure our outcomes, and — here’s the best part — we are maintaining quality at four times the size.
    • We believe in local leadership — 96% of our staff is African.
    • Our model has gone nationwide in Uganda — Educate!’s model is now incorporated into the national curriculum and exams, impacting many thousands more students than we can reach directly.
    • Educate is a well-oiled learning machine. We built our model by methodically testing hundreds of assumptions and we are constantly experimenting, evaluating, and improving.
    • We’re honored that luminaries and leaders like Oliver Wonekha, the Ugandan Ambassador to the US, and Ann Veneman, a former Secretary of Agriculture and head of Unicef, believe in us enough to have joined our advisory board.

    What Is Educate! About?

    We’re ambitious. Are you? Educate! is growing fast, so new opportunities are opening up and expanding all the time. We’re inspired by people with drive, and we love to help them reach their full potential. We expect everyone at Educate! to contribute above and beyond their job description, grow their skills, and advance their careers, and we are committed to supporting our staff members on that journey.

    1. We Put Youth First - The youth we serve come first. Always. In everything. That means we wake up thinking of ways we can serve youth even better and get the highest impact out of every dollar that we spend. It means Educate! doesn’t own a single vehicle, because we’d rather take the bus if it means one more student can participate. It means making every decision like the future depends on it — because if we get our way, it does.
    2. We Are Always Learning - When you work at Educate!, educating yourself is part of your job too. We encourage every employee to find the best book on management; share the latest article on graphic design; bring in your favorite college mentor; or meet the researcher pushing the edge of the field. We are always thirsty for knowledge and love to share.
    3. We Only Solve a Problem Once - We are allergic to band-aids so we love the person who brings the new system to solve the problem for good, even problems we haven’t recognized yet.
    4. We Are Flexible - We thrive on change — we’re driving it. We are growing every day, so we have to adapt quickly to meet new challenges, and our team keeps up.
    5. We Exceed Expectations - We assume we can achieve the impossible because we already have, year after year. We want our staff to create your own challenges, ask the toughest questions, and dream scary big!

    Every person at Educate! — from interns to the executive director — is evaluated by how they live up to these five cultural tenets. They are at the core of how we achieve our mission and why we work as well as we do.

    Educate is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community.  In creating this environment, we encourage people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences to join our diverse team.

    Program Officer - 2 positions

     

    Performance Objectives

    Empower youth mentors to become leading entrepreneurs (40%):

    • Lead the selection of top-graduate mentors; maintain strong relationships with them and match mentors to schools.
    • Train volunteer mentors to use a mentoring approach in delivering our world class leadership and entrepreneurship curriculum.
    • Build mentors’ entrepreneurship and leadership skills through regular group meetings, one-on-one meetings, holiday trainings, and connections to local partnerships.
    • Coach mentors as they develop and grow their existing businesses and community projects.

    Develop fruitful school relationships to implement the Educate! Experience (20%)

    • Recruit and maintain relationships with partner schools in each region of assignment.
    • Manage relationships with potential partner schools.
    • Coordinate scheduling of lessons and organize regional events.

    Lead communities of practice and learning around skills-based education with teachers (20%)

    • Support teachers and school administration in partner schools in the areas of school leadership, business and mentorship.  
    • Lead Teacher Association trainings and meetings.
    • Submit timely and accurate data from the field.
    • Ensure weekly high-quality program reporting from mentors.  
    • Participate and support the Learning and M&E staff in conducting Educate! experiments and evaluations in the field.   

    Capture timely and accurate data to develop lessons learned for the program (10%)

    • Submit timely and accurate data from the field.
    • Ensure weekly high-quality program reporting from mentors.  
    • Participate and support the Learning and M&E staff in conducting Educate! experiments and evaluations in the field.   

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field
    • 1-3 years’ experience as a trainer, mentor, or teacher in Kenyan schools or NGOs (preferred)
    • Engaging and interactive trainer with passion for coaching team members
    • Event management skills: the ability to keep track of multiple activities, plan, and mobilize resources in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Strong organizational, writing and communication skills
    • A proactive, energetic approach to problem solving
    • Fits our Five Cultural Tenets (see What is Educate! About? below); Learn more by looking at Educate!’s culture deck here
    • Willingness and ability to travel to all parts of Kenya.

    Terms

    • Compensation will be competitive for the social enterprise sector and commensurate with experience.
    • Benefits include a generous vacation policy and medical insurance.
    • This position will be based in Kenya, but you will be required to spend one month in Uganda in January/February to train for the role.

    Preferred application deadline is December 15th. After that we will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis, with the goal of filling the position ASAP.

    Why You Will Brag About Working At Educate!

    • We’ve got the impact.
    • Educate! is designed for scale. We quadrupled operations in 2014, going from 54 to more than 200 schools served. We carefully measure our outcomes, and — here’s the best part — we are maintaining quality at four times the size.
    • We believe in local leadership — 96% of our staff is African.
    • Our model has gone nationwide in Uganda — Educate!’s model is now incorporated into the national curriculum and exams, impacting many thousands more students than we can reach directly.
    • Educate is a well-oiled learning machine. We built our model by methodically testing hundreds of assumptions and we are constantly experimenting, evaluating, and improving.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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