The Right To Play Mozambique is hiring a Education Specialist.
Right To Play is a global organisation that protects, educates, and empowers children to rise above adversity through the power of play. We help millions of children each year to stay in school and out of work, to prevent life-threatening diseases and to stay safe from exploitation and abuse. We are the leading global development organization that uses play to transform the lives of children and youth impacted by poverty, war, disease, and inequality.
Established in 2000, Right To Play reaches children through experiential programming in 15 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and North America. These programs are supported by our headquarters in Toronto, Canada; London, UK and seven national offices across Europe and North America.
With a shared passion for our mission, our Culture Code guides how we act and interact based on five core pillars:
Please visit our website to learn more about who we are and what we do, and watch this video to find out about the five pillars of our Culture Code.
The Education Specialist reports directly to the Program Manager. He/she is responsible for providing technical advice and guidance on the development and implementation of education programs in line with the Country Strategic Plan and Right To Play’s global theory of change. The incumbent works to integrate Right To Play’s methodologies into the system level education planning and delivery, the curriculum of provincial and national boards/agencies, as well as, the activities of Right To Play’s strategic and implementing partners. This includes developing materials and resources as necessary, in collaboration with the Regional Office programs team and Education Specialist at Headquarters as relevant. The incumbent also provides technical input to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist/Officer on the development of education-related performance measurement frameworks, baseline assessments and evaluations. He/she plays a leadership role in policy engagement with external stakeholders. The Education Specialist is also responsible for analysing education related results from Right To Play’s interventions and bringing innovative knowledge to organizational approaches.
#1: Program planning, implementation, and delivery (60% of Time)
#2: Representation, advocacy, and policy engagement (25% of Time)
#3: Capacity building support (10% of Time)
#4: Performs other duties as assigned (5% of Time)
Education/ Training/ Certification
Bonus if you’ll bring (not essential)
What you’ll get
The opportunity to collaborate with an innovative global team who are passionate about working with children and youth. You will gain experience working for a globally recognized organization with a healthy culture premised on our Culture Code (accept everyone, make things happen, display courage, demonstrate care and be playful). You will be immersed in an environment where learning and development is encouraged and valued, and “play” is appreciated as a core avenue to building community.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply with your resume and cover letter in English via the
Application Link: https://righttoplay.hiringplatform.ca/155059-education-specialist-mozambique-nov-
“Right To Play is committed to gender equality and diversity. We strongly encourage women to apply for this
position, as we seek to increase the representation of women in our workforce.”
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Shortlisting
of applications will begin immediately, and interviews may be held before the closing date.
Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion,
age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status. As such, we encourage groups who have been historically
disadvantaged with respect to employment to apply for positions at Right To Play. We offer a family-friendly
environment that allows for flexible work arrangements to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life
We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the
safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required to provide a
satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening or equivalent criminal check as a condition of employment.
We value and promote a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Should you require
any accessibility related accommodations or specific adjustments to ensure fair and equitable access throughout
the recruitment and selection process, and thereafter, please reach out to the People & Culture team by email
at email@example.com. All information provided will be treated as confidential and used only to provide an
accessible candidate experience.
To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.righttoplay.com.
Organization: Right To Play Mozambique
Work location: Maputo, Mozambique
Authorized to work in: Mozambique (Eligible to work legally without requiring sponsorship or work permit)
Position status: Local
Target start date: Immediate
Contract duration: Long Term Engagement with an initial fifteen-month contract
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