Children in Crossfire is an Irish-based NGO with a focus on Early Childhood Development. We have been active in Tanzania since 2008 and are well respected as a key stakeholder working towards improved lives of Tanzania’s youngest and most vulnerable children.
In October 2014 Children in Crossfire initiated a 4-year programme called “Fursa kwa Watoto” (Opportunity for Children). In the context of poor learning outcomes for children in primary school in Tanzania, this programme will demonstrate that children who access quality pre-primary education before entering Primary School have improved school readiness on entry into primary school and ultimately improved learning and developmental outcomes at Standard II. The programme will combine direct interventions with 27,000 children in schools in Kilimanjaro and Mwanza Regions with local and national advocacy that will educate decision makers and lead to improved resources and quality of pre-primary education in Tanzania.
The implementation is be led by Children in Crossfire in collaboration with multiple partners, both at the national level and in the regions. The programme is governed by a Programme Steering Committee that the Programme Director oversees and coordinates. The Steering Commitee includes other partners and oversees implementation.
This position is for the final 2 years of the programme and covers the ‘Roll-out’ Phase. It reports to the Country Director and has 4 direct line management reports.
Programme Implementation Management:
Programme representation locally, nationally and internationally:
Liaison and coordination with Donors and other programme partners:
General Children in Crossfire Responsibilities:
Salary package is in line with the level of responsibility of the position.
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form and send with a CV's and covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Note: Interviews will take place during the week of 28th January 2016, either in Dar es Salaam or by telephone. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
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