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Literacy and Numeracy Boost Coordinator

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Wed, 20/11/2019 - 17:00

 Literacy and Numeracy Boost Coordinator


Qualifications and experience: University Degree (Bachelors of Education preferably) and at least 2-4 years relevant experience in managing development programmes, particularly those focusing on education.



  • Experience in developing learning materials

  • Strong skills and experience in all aspects of programme development, programme/project monitoring, review & evaluation;

  • Experience in financial management, budgeting, forecasting, and budget reviews;

  • Strong writing skills with substantial experience in preparing project reports and other documentation;

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; able to build and maintain strategic relationships with government, and other stakeholders at the district and community levels.

  • Specific experience in the education sector, and/or the child protection sector.

  • Experience in developing training materials with proven skills as a trainer/facilitator and or coach.



  • Experience in programming to address issues of gender, diversity, inclusion, and power relationships.

  • Knowledge of Save the Children’s Literacy and Numeracy Boost package is an added value

  • Ability to be self-sufficient and resourceful; to build consensus and inspire others.

  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions;

  • Ability to ride a motor bike or willingness to learn;

  • Proficiency in Computer Software e.g. MS Word, Excel, Power point and able to surf the internet

  • Experience in working and/or engaging directly with children


Contract length: 12 Months with possibility for extension based on performance


The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  


We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday 

  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated 


We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 


Application Information:

Please note that SCI maintains zero tolerance to dual employment and all applicants are kindly requested to follow the guide below: 


  • Candidates must possess Social Security Numbers (NASSIT) and a valid driving license for positions related to field activities.

  • Applicants should attach a copy of a valid Labour Card to their applications

  • Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document and include your current remuneration and salary expectations for this role.

  • Applicants should address their applications to the HR/Admin Coordinator, Save the Children, 71 Sir Samuel Lewis Road, Aberdeen, Freetown or 117 Mano Sewalu Road, Masanta Section, Kailahun Town and send a copy of their application addressed to the NGO Desk Officer, Ministry of Labour & Social Security, New England, Freetown.

  • Please indicate on the email or envelop position applied for and job location as stated on the advert.

  • Applications can be hand-delivered to the addresses above or send by email to: but position applied for must be stat

  • Applicants should collect a copy of our Child Safeguarding & Code of Conduct policies from the nearest Save the Children office from Monday to Thursday between 0900hrs and 1700hrs and from 0900hrs – 1400hrs on Friday

  • All applications should be submitted on or by 20th  November, 2019 


We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.  Thus, Reference and Security clearance checks will be conducted


Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.


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