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Education Coordinator

Date Posted: Sep 06, 2021

Job Description

There is Hope (TIH) is a Malawian NGO that has been offering opportunities for education, business and employment to communities within and around Dzaleka Refugee Camp since 2007. TIH invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Education Coordinator tenable at its Centre in Dzaleka, Dowa.

Position: Education Coordinator


Reporting to the Programs Manager, the Education Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing scholarships for both secondary and tertiary education.


Duties/Responsibilities

  • Improve and collate all documents necessary for the program cycle: criteria for eligibility; scholarship application form; interview guidelines etc;
  • Organize and coordinate the interview process to take place each year
  • Organize and run an Annual Scholarship Information Day, annual Students’ Day and an Annual Alumni Day
  • Create an overview of all available funding and necessary funding for the program
  • Provide short updates for the TIH Newsletter;
  • Coordinate and conduct individual assessments of secondary school applicants.

Program Implementation

University and Secondary School Scholarship Programs
  • Improve and collate all documents necessary for the program cycle: criteria for eligibility; scholarship application form etc;
  • Organize and coordinate the interview process to take place each year
  • Maintain relationships with our sponsored students including Counselling;
  • Organize and run an Annual Scholarship Information Day, annual students’ day, Annual Alumni Day
  • Create an overview of all available funding and necessary funding for the program
  • Provide short updates for the TIH Newsletter;
  • Coordinate and conduct individual assessments of secondary school applicants.

Networking
  • Maintain relationships with the educational institutions where our students are;
  • Maintain relationships with the donors of the program including seeking out and writing proposals for new funding opportunities;
  • Network and collaborate with Dowa District Social welfare office, and both Primary and Secondary Schools’ administrators for lists of eligible academic candidates for Secondary School Scholarship Program.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Education, Social Science or equivalent;
  • Ability to manage people and programs;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Chichewa;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • 3 years relevant experience



How to apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit their application online through: https://bit.ly/3yIKKMr .


The deadline for receiving applications is Friday 17th September 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Dzaleka
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    18 Sep, 2021

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