Education Specialist

By World Vision Zambia 7 months ago

Job details

Job deadline
24 March

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children. We are one the world’s largest child focused development organisations, with over 45,000 staff in almost 100 countries, serving 100 million people annually. We work on every level to achieve our goal of child well-being – from international activism to checking in on children face-to-face. Our people are our greatest asset. Each staff has unique experience and skills – and it’s our job to provide them with the training and opportunities they need to make their greatest contribution to our work worldwide. According to our latest staff survey, over 80% of staff who responded are excited about the future, ready to put in extra effort, proud to work for World Vision and ready to recommend us to others as a great employer.


  • To provide technical support for the execution of programme interventions for the delivery of ZREAD Technical Programme outcomes under the ANEW Project
  • Technical Programme Support
  • Support the development, selection and/or adoption of guidelines, tools, models and protocols to aid programme implementation
  • Provide technical support to area programmes to building capacity in local education officers and zonal heads and AP staff or improved teacher supervision and support
  • Support in the design and implementation review of technical program interventions
  • Assess and support AP quality activity implementation to ensure that the programme is within scope, time and budget
  • Ensure that the information, education and communication (IEC) materials are in place for effective implementation
  • Ensure recommended technical program models are contextualized for effective implementation in the areas Area Programme
  • People Management
  • Facilitate Training of Trainers (TOT) of partners, WVZ technical program staff, other stakeholders to ensure effective implementation
  • Support staff orientation and participate in building capacity of technical staff through coaching and mentoring for increased/enhanced competency
  • Provide input in performance appraisal of technical programme staff for increased accountability
  • Networking, Collaboration and Liaison
  • Represent WVZL in various key meetings including Ministry of General Education Joint Annual Review meeting (JAR), Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC) and other meetings for alignment of National priorities
  • Build and maintain relationship with internal and external partners/stakeholders for enhanced collaboration and sustainability
  • Programme Effectiveness and Quality Assurance
  • Support research/Studies on technical program related topics and produce technical briefs for sharing with key stakeholders
  • Participate and review data collection tools in conducting research/studies to generate lessons learnt for programme improvement
  • Utilize and adapt learning from monitoring and evaluation processes to inform programming
  • Consolidate and review monthly, quarterly and annual reports for timely submission
  • Ensure all emerging industry technical standards are captured, documented and shared across Aps
    Other Competencies/Attributes
  • Mature and Committed Christian, able to inspire others to World Vision Core Values, Vision and Mission Statement
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Degree in Education or relevant field with minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant field
  • Post Graduate certificate in Curriculum Development or Education management will be an added advantage
  • Experience in a complex, international organisation preferably NGO context
  • Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage,
    Experience in organization capacity building
  • Two years’ experience of teaching is an added advantage
  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and report writing essential
    Must have excellent communications, interpersonal, analytical, decision making, conflict management, negotiation, networking, liaison and donor engagement skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and functional teams
  • Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Working Environment / Conditions
  • Work environment: Office-based 40%, field 60%
  • Travel: international as required.

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