CCAP Synod of Livingstonia
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF CCAP SYNOD OF LIVINGSTONIA
CCAP Synod of Livingstonia’s experience in education dates back to 1875 when the first Scottish missionaries established their centres in the Northern Region of Malawi. CCAP believes that providing for people’s social needs are an essential aspect of its religious and spiritual ministry. The Education Department of the Synod of Livingstonia by self-help and in partnership with others, strives to provide quality education for spiritual, physical, mental and socio-economic development to the society in Malawi. In doing so, the Synod places emphasis on a holistic approach that promotes and upholds Christian values and the spirit of good stewardship.
In partnership with Signal International, CCAP Synod of Livingstonia Education Department has secured funding from Comic Relief to implement a two-year project on Inclusive Education in Kasungu and Nkhotakota districts aiming at promoting equal access to education in Malawi and the Education Department of Livingstonia Synod is inviting self-motivated and qualified Malawians with passion to promote inclusive education in Malawi to apply for the following position:
District Project Coordinator (1 post for Nkhotakota to be based at Dwangwa)
Key duties and Responsibilities
- Conduct community mobilization, to ensure support for and participation in the project by community leaders, CBOs, and other partners and communities.
- Plan & co-ordinate activities with project beneficiaries and partners in line with the project milestones and budget to ensure efficient planning and implementation of project activities and gather regular progress updates from the Project volunteers to ensure project activities are on target.
- With the Project Manager, ensure project expenditure, including planning of budgets and project activities are within budget, liaising with finance staff.
- Coordinate and facilitate the compilation of both donor and internal reports and ensure quality reports to funders, donors and other bodies are submitted in a timely fashion in line with funding requirements.
- To ensure that all agreed timelines for key tasks are adhered to by the project team and proactively discuss any difficulties with the M & E Officer when necessary.
- Work with the M & E Officer to ensure research activities are coordinated as necessary and feedback into all reporting mechanisms and ensure M&E activities are carried out according to budget and timeframe.
- To be a central contact point for the project and deal with/ or direct enquiries in a timely and efficient manner at district level.
- To maintain effective communication between project, and head office staff members, ensuring relevant sharing of information and to provide administrative support for the project, including initiation and maintenance of systems and databases.
- To assist with the organization of dissemination workshops and conference at district level.
- Ensure the project works in compliance with policies and procedures and report any concerns to the relevant individuals and authorities. These include child protection/safeguarding issues.
- To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by the Project Manager.
- Must hold a Bachelor of Education, or Social Sciences from recognized institutions.Those with Diploma of Special Needs Education plus4 years teaching experience as Specialist Teachers can apply.
- Those with Bachelor of Education or Social Sciences should have some knowledge of Special Needs Education and Inclusive Education or worked with disability community for more than 3 years.
- Able to ride a motorbike and hold Class A driving Licence.
- Devoted Christian and upholds to Christian values.
Essentials for all the Positions
- Experience of budgeting and handling finances to deliver project activities.
- Preparedness to live and work in a rural setting.
- Must have knowledge of Parent Support Group and Peer Educator models
- Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project cycle management
- Direct work experience in a project management capacity
- Experience of managing, monitoring donor funded projects;
- Experience of financial planning, management and control
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills (English, Tumbuka and Chewa)
- Excellent knowledge of current software packages
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- To be committed to fostering a positive work/learning environment and continuous professional development.
Method of application
Interested applicants should send their application letter, Curriculum Vitae, Church
recommendation letter from their local church and copies of certificates through the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 25th November, 2022, or by post to:
The Executive Director,
CCAP Synod of Livingstonia,
P. O. Box 112,