Learning Support Coordinator

at Mott MacDonald
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 30, 2022
Category Education / Teaching
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


The LSC will work with SESIL colleagues and national counterparts to: Oversight over CLL, radio and community engagement (CE) activities Oversee the set up/scale-up of the CLL activities within the LG spearheaded by the CDO & DEO offices and SESIL.

Roles and Duties
• Depending on start date, priorities will include community support to identification of sub-counties/parishes, mobilisation/sensitisation, support to identification of eligible learners, mapping of learning centres, identification of Community Learning Facilators (CLFs)/volunteers/, support to developing systems for facilitation payments, developing monitoring systems
• Coordinate the training activities for CLL including developing training workplans/schedules and budgets (CLF ToTs/induction, Peer to Peer trainings).
• Coordinate the follow-up, and ensure effective mentorship of CLFs including peer to peer CPD sessions for CLFs, including ensuring proposed structures function effectively in the first months of implementation.
• Provide ongoing technical support to the implementation of the CLL, radio and community engagement (CE) initiatives
• Coordinate/collaborate with the key stakeholders at district, subcounty, parish and CLL centre levels (including centre management committees).
• RAL/Reporting and stakeholder engagement
• Contribute to the quality assurance of CLL lessons by regularly observing lessons and providing feedback to CLFs.
• Coordinate the collection and submission of monthly reports by the CLFs and CLL Commiteees
• Nurture communication and ensure appropriate planning/updates with both technical and political teams at LG including sharing plans to inform the LG planning processes.
• Working with the RAL team, coordinate the CLL and CE M&E activities at community, parish/subcounty, district levels.
• Collaborate closely with the LGs stakeholders including the DEO to support monitoring of CLL, CE and radio activity implementation and learner progress, among others through regular coordination meetings.
• Effectively document all information related to project successes and best practices
• In close collaboration with the national and regional teams toensure that they develop and implement effective strategies that raise the learning outcomes of children in CLL
• Submit weekly / monthly / quarterly internal reports on CLL, radio and CE
• Monitori and report on any developments within the context in which they operate that have likely implications on the delivery of SESIL activities. This inludes any legal or regulatory changes, issues, risks, new reforms, strategies or policies that have been proposed or introduced, that have implications on delivery of SESIL activities.
• Safeguarding
• Immediately report any safeguarding incidents in line with SESIL/Mott MacDonald’s Safeguarding Policy.
• Submit monthly safeguarding log highlighting safeguarding incidents from the delivery of CLL.
• Provide contionous mentorship and guidance to CLFs and communities on safeguarding issues.

Candidate Specification
• A University Degree in Education, Social Sciences, or related field; or equivalent by experience.
• Work experience in education, ideally in literacy and numeracy programmes targeting early grade children.
• At least 1-year work experience in international development
• Experience with Project Cycle Management, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes
• Experience working with Local Governments and communities on education, coaching and mentoring, and life skills are a plus.
• Experience with working in a multicultural team.

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