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District Education & Safe Schools Officer

Date Posted: Aug 15, 2020

Job Description

Malawi AIDS Counselling and Resource Organization (MACRO) is a locally registered non-governmental organization (NGO) established in 1995 to supplement Government efforts in addressing HIV and AIDS and health burden in Malawi. Through its various programs, it is currently providing high quality HIV testing, prevention and treatment services to individuals, families and communities through static and outreach outlets in order to reduce HIV transmission and the impact of HIV and AIDS in Malawi.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following open positions for MACRO’s Ana Patsogolo Activity (APA) Program to be based in Mangochi.

Position: District Education and Safe Schools Officer

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate provision of educational support such as school fees, uniforms
  • Facilitate provision of menstrual hygiene management education and supplies for adolescent girls
  •  Collaborate with early warning system champions/focal persons and mentor mothers to monitor students’ progress
  • Enrolment of caregivers of OVCs and AGYWs receiving education subsidies in VSLA+
  • Collaborate with community caseworkers in identification and addressing barriers to attendance and progression of school
  • Support enrolment of OVCs and AGYWs in education institutions
  • Build capacity of teachers to monitor and identify OVCs at risk of dropping out based on observable indicators

Required Qualifications and Experience

  •  Bachelor in Education, Early Childhood Development
  • At least 2 years’ experience in managing education related programs in NGO setup

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  •  Good communication skills with ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Project Management
  • Report writing
  • Computer literate especially Microsoft Office package

How to apply

All interested applicants for the above position are requested to submit their application, CV, educational qualifications, names and contact phone numbers of at least three referees to

The Executive Director,

Malawi AIDS Counselling and Resource Organization

through email to:

Email: recruitments@macromw.org

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 20th August, 2020. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Skills Required

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