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Training Officer


Published by Jobstanzania on 10:48:00 pm

Job Position: Training Officer
Organization: Right To Play
Department/Division: Tanzania Country Office
Work location: Dar es salaam
Authorized to Work in: Tanzania (for Tanzanian national only)

Employment Start Date: Immediately
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of Extension based on funding availability.

JOB SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Program Manager and technically to the Regional Training Officer the incumbent is responsible for ensuring quality of training provided by the Right To Play team through capacity building. The incumbent supports the development and implementation of organization’s resources and training program in the country

The Training Officer will be based in Dar es salaam with up to 50% of time travelling to Right to play project areas in Morogoro and Mara.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job Responsibility #1: Training and capacity building (40%)
• Conducts needs assessment, evaluates the skills of the team and recommends the appropriate training.
• Develops annual training plan to enhance staff skills and builds their capacities in line with the RTP country plan.
• Train and Supports Field Facilitators, Teachers and Coach Trainers, Teachers and Coaches and Junior Leaders in identifying the community needs, ensures RTP activities are aligned with project plans and support the certification process of teachers, coaches, teachers trainers and coach trainers.
• Develop weekly, monthly and annual Coach training schedules for all project locations.
• Oversees Field Facilitators, Teachers Trainers and Coach Trainers and ensures that all trainings are modified and aligned with proposals and work plans.
• Works with Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer to ensure Field Facilitator, Teachers trainers, teachers Coach Trainers and coaches are trained on using qualitative and quantitative monitoring tools as well as performance assessment.
• Coaches and mentors the Field Facilitators, District trainers, teachers and coaches and provides inputs on training reports developed by them.
• Work with Program manager , Education Specialist and partners to develop a context specific to the continuum of training and provides technical inputs on the delivery of related training.

Job Responsibility #2: Activity planning and implementation (35%)
• Ensures Project Officers, Field Facilitators and Teachers and Coach Trainers have a clear activity plan and works with them to develop and implement activity schedules for children in all project locations.
• Together with Field Facilitators, encourages and supports teachers/ coaches netwrks and community of practices, coach-led and community led initiatives in all project locations. Conducts regular follow-up visits of all project locations to ensure training plans and implementation aligns with project proposal; supports project team in developing workshops to best fit the requirement and projects in the field.
• Ensures integration of partner organization activities into RTP activities and vice versa.
• Provides feedback on new resources and recommends changes based on country context.
• Supports the development of the country annual plan to ensure that training and capacity building are designed to meet program outcomes in line with proposals.
• Supports the development and dissemination of best practices related to the country programs.

Job Responsibility #3: Establish and maintain partnerships (20%)
• Represents RTP and has regular consultations with Field Facilitators, Teachers/Coach Trainers, local partner organizations, stakeholders and key beneficiaries in all project locations regarding training and Right To Play tools.
• Support other education stakeholders in building the capacity of their teams on the integration of Play Based Learning methodologies in their programming related to in -service and pre-service teachers training and development of pedagogical materials
• Represent Right To Play in technical workshops with TIE on curriculum review or developmemt of curriculum materials as well as stakeholders workshop on the implementation of In and pre-service teachers training.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Must have)

EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION

Bachelor’s degree in education, adult education or other related discipline.

EXPERIENCE
3 years’ experience in developing and implementing training sessions some of which should have been in senior level working with NGOs and government Education system

COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
• Strong assessment and evaluation skills
• Ability to understand audience and adjust training to their level
• Strong facilitation skills
• Ability to work with children, youth leaders and adults
• Coaching and feedback skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS
• Computer literacy in MS Word, Power Point, Excel and Internet
• Understanding of adult learning concepts, the national education system including the development and implementation of the education curriculum for pre-primary, primary and secondary,
•monitoring and evaluation methods and tools, different training techniques, the concept of Sport for Development, the community needs and Children’s Rights, Gender and SRH

LANGUAGES
Fluency in spoken and written English and Swahili languages.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (An Asset)
• Master’s degree in Education, Adult education or any related discipline
• Train of Trainer certification

COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Excellent interpersonal and confidence using these in a cross -cultural environment
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• A solid team player with respect for others
• Ability to understand and motivate others
• Coaching and mentoring skills
• Proven ability in transferring knowledge and experience
• Adaptable with the ability to deal with stress
• Demonstrated professionalism and positive attitude
• Strong development and team building skills
• Ability to confidently represent oneself and Right To Play


HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to: TanzaniaHr@righttoplay.com and kindly include title you are applying to and your name in subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter. For the Field Facilitator position, please specify if you apply for Mara or Morogoro).

Closing Date: 6th August, 2018

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment, that allows for flexible work arrangements to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance.

We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory police record check as a condition of employment.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.righttoplay.com. Resident of respective regions are strongly encouraged to apply.


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