Room to Read
Program Associate, Girls' Education Program-2
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Uttarakhand
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Description

About the Organization:

Room to Read is a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. They work in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations, and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children and ensure girls can complete secondary school with the skills necessary to negotiate key life decisions.

Responsibilities:

Program Implementation and Training (Manage Social Mobilizers):

  • Set a schedule of weekly and monthly review and feedback sessions with direct reports

  • Develop subsequent plan for capacity building of partner staff (wherever applicable) and Social Mobilizers.

  • Conduct annual performance review of SMs.

  • Support the PO/PM in conducting the Social Mobilizers’ training. This may include co-facilitating training sessions.

Family, school and community engagement:

  • Lead on parents workshop and parents meeting as planned with support from Social Mobilizers. 

  • Identify local needs of the community and explore topics for probable parents meeting topics.

  • Share list of scholarship schemes  and entitlements with parents in an accessible form

Liasioning, networking and building linkages at the field, block and district level:

  • Plan and organize training and meetings for government officials (block and district level)

  • Initiate networks for girls education at district level

  • Support Program Officer for creating visibility of GEP in District and State level.

Ensuring Quality program at the field level:

  • Conduct discussions on Program Quality with SM during review meeting jointly with PO

  • Share learnings from INCO level review meetings

  • Understand and work on factors that may impede quality and fidelity on the field

Planning, Reporting and Documentation:

  • Document best practices, case studies, photos and lessons learned and share with the GEP Team.

  • Track drop outs of girls  and understand reasons, flag issues of concern to PO.

Annual planning and budgeting:

  • Participate in the annual planning and budgeting process

  • Ensure budget forecasting for the month and submit bills timely with support of the program Assistant

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Masters degree in Education/ Social Work/ development/Gender Studies.

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in areas of  girls education, gender and life skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Strong organizational and planning skills including the ability to monitor progress of program implementation.

  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and take initiative.

Preferred:

  • Prior experience of living and/ working in rural  and semi urban areas

  • Prior experience of working closely with the community, school teachers and government officials

How to apply



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