Thursday, 9 July 2020

Ajira Mpya Kutoka Project Zawadi, Tenda Teacher & Officer Jobs

Job Title: Tenda Teacher Training Coordinator

Job Description: Project Zawadi’s mission is to partner with communities, schools, and teachers to support quality education for Tanzanian children and youth.  Project Zawadi (PZ) is a small non-profit organization that provides support via three programs: Student Sponsorship, School Support (Model Schools), and Teacher Training (Tenda Teachers).The Tenda Teachers Training Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the Tenda Teacher Director and the Tenda Teachers Professional Development Program.

The Tenda Teachers Professional Development program promotes active teaching and learning techniques where students discuss what they are learning, ask questions, apply their knowledge, and actively participate in class. We offer intensive teacher training workshops locally for teachers to learn and practice these skills. The program provides teacher training using video lessons. The electronic platform will allow teachers to access training almost anywhere and the plan is to make these trainings available across the country.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
    Assist in the development of teacher training resources.
    Organizing, coordinate, and facilitate teacher training workshops
    Work in a range of schools and with colleagues to assist with the implementation of the Teacher Professional Development Program
    Conduct Learning Walks at participating schools
    Conduct teacher observations and record what is observed
    Inspect teachers’ and school records to monitor the program’s implementation
    Liaise with Head Teachers and provide them with support and encouragement
    Perform all duties in a timely and accurate manner
    Perform additional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications for the Job:A Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field or experience teaching primary school in Tanzania.  Preference given to candidates with experience in: educational pedagogy, teacher training and professional development, workshop facilitation, curriculum development, public speaking, programmatic evaluation and the curriculum and structure of the Tanzanian education system is a must.  Work is done primarily in and near Nyamuswa Village, Bunda District, Mara Region but may require substantial travel in Tanzania.

Key Competencies:
·         Strong oral and written communication skills in both English and Swahili
·         Ability to engage in clear and empathic communication
·         Professional behavior with integrity and flexibility as job changes and grows
·         Detail oriented, organized, and able to manage priorities for multiple projects
·         Ability to work independently
·         Coaching and mentoring skills
·         Solid computer and social media skills with fluency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

To Apply:
Send ONE email and up to two attachments (cover letter and CV) with the subject line “Tenda Coordinator” to adrian@projectzawadi.org and bsinger@projectzawadi.org. In the cover letter explain why you want the job and describe your salary history and requirements. Deadline to apply: July 10, 2020.

Community Support Officer for Agriculture and Water 


Job Description
Job Description: Project Zawadi’s mission is to partner with communities, schools, and teachers to support quality education for Tanzanian children and youth.  Project Zawadi (PZ) is a small non-profit organization that provides support via three programs: Student Sponsorship, School Support (Model Schools), and Teacher Training (Tenda Teachers).

The Model Schools program currently partners with four rural government primary schools to address various needs, including strategic planning, infrastructure (construction) projects, water projects, model farms, leadership development, schools safety, and student support (via student clubs, life skills, and career counseling).These needs and how to meet them are identified in five-year strategic plans developed for each school via a participatory, community-based process involving teachers, school administrators, parents, village elders, and students. Work is done primarily in the area around Nyamuswa Village, Bunda District, Mara Region but may require travel in Tanzania.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
    School farm development that provides at least one meal a day to the students. And everything involved: What to plant, how, how to manage it. Sales of excess.
    Work with each school and neighboring community to set up a sustainable structure.Promote widespread adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) farming practices by demonstrating the benefits of CA to communities surrounding model farms in order to increase regional food
    security and economic prosperity.
    ide students with practical, non-classroom educational experiences covering CA land use and agricultural practices (e.g., crop selection and rotation, seed varieties, soil preparation and management, cover crops, water management, integration of trees and animals)
    Develop material and facilitate training for the operation and maintenance of water delivery systems at partner schools and communities.
    Collaborate with our model farms and water projects partners for effectively implementation
    Perform all duties in a timely and accurate manne

Qualifications for the Job
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or Bachelor of Science in Irrigation and Water Resources engineering or related field or comparable work experience is required.Experience with community projects such as water projects in rural areas, Community agricultural support project, public meeting facilitation, programmatic evaluations, and public speaking is a plus.

Key Competencies:

·         Strong oral and written communication skills in both English and Swahili
·         Ability to  engage in clear and empathic communication
·         Professional behavior with integrity and flexibility as job changes and grows
·         Detail oriented, organized, and able to manage priorities for multiple projects
·         Ability to work independently
·         Coaching and mentoring skills
·         Solid computer and social media skills with fluency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint


To Apply:  
Send ONE email and up to two attachments (cover letter and CV) with the subjectline “Community Support officer” to bsinger@projectzawadi.org and joel@projectzawadi.org.

In the cover letter explain why you want the job and describe your salary history and requirements. Dead line to apply: July15,2020.

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