OVC Peer Tutoring & Remedial Education Project Manager

May to August 2019

Key Responsibilities

  • Strengthen after school peer tutoring program for upper primary students to support literacy and numeracy gains for orphans and vulnerable children in younger grades

  • Develop a proposal for a long-term, sustainable peer tutoring/mentoring program drawing on local volunteers within the school but possibly also within the broader community (e.g., high school students)

  • Identify the children in the school that have the greatest need for support from a tutoring/mentorship program

  • Coordinate with other OVC PMs to ensure consistency and sustainability

  • Develop a proposal for a remedial education program/resource centre for OVCs with learning challenges

  • Research need for remedial education programs such as a preparation program for national exams, basic reading and numeracy for young students who have fallen behind

  • Develop hands-on activity-based learning modules and/or adapt those from other NGOs to the local context for upper primary students preparing for national exams

  • Develop individualized remedial education activities for at-risk upper primary students preparing for national exams

  • Pilot and evaluate the program

  • Collaborate with other OVC PMs, particularly those working on the peer tutoring program

Key Responsibilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Enjoys working with kids

  • Pursuing/completed a degree in education, political science, international development, or a related field considered an asset

  • Work/volunteer experience in education/alternative education considered an asset

  • Experience working with kids/vulnerable populations an asset