Education Senior Coordinator/Manager

at The Small Things
Published June 12, 2022
Location Arusha, Tanzania, United Republic of
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  



Under the leadership of the Managing Director, the Senior Education Coordinator oversees the day-to-day educational programs at TST including the academic progress of residential, reunified, pre-school, and baby daycare children. Working with the education coordinator and the education team, the Senior Education Coordinator will manage the community education programs, run the learning assessments, support the implementation of other education programs, and support the Silverleaf tutoring program. If we can find the right person, we would like this person to serve a dual role, doing direct support at TST as well as teacher/school support and training through Silverleaf's School Franchise program. We are looking for an extremely organized, experienced individual for this role, and are open to hiring at either the Sr. Coordinator or Manager level.


Capacity Building and Training


Provide the differentiated learning tools for struggling children to the education coordinator, student teachers, and education assistant

Run the monthly education meetings with the education coordinator and education team to identify children with educational problems and give support

Conduct quarterly academic meetings with the education team and education coordinator to review all children’s progress especially those with special needs.

Create/adapt tools to track learner progress in concert with Silverleaf

Create toolkits and trainings to improve educational quality for local organizations

Children's Education Oversight


With support from the education coordinator, reunification, outreach coordinator, and education team, search for the best schools that will support the special needs and residential children.

Assess the special learning needs of all individuals, reunified, residential, and preschool children.

Create IEP and learning plan for each child with special learning needs by coordinating with the education coordinator and education assistant.

Schedule each child, based on learning needs, with the education coordinator and the education team

Work with the outreach team to identify any child with special learning needs and give support

Run the mentorship program for the Children Village’s children

Publish the quarterly Kid’s Newsletter

Community Education Programs


Work with community education teachers and support them as needed

Manage and run the community education programs

Schedule sessions for each teacher and support the teacher’s teaching

Supervise and provide the necessary support to computer class teacher

Supervise and provide the necessary support to English class teacher

Work with the Social Enterprise Coordinator to ensure participation of studio students in the English and Computer classes

Bi-annually purchase books, book replacements, and monthly stationaries

Manage pen pal letters program for tutoring children



Conduct bi-weekly meetings with the Education Coordinator

Conduct bi-weekly meetings with the tutoring teacher on duty

Attend bi-weekly meetings with the Managing Director

Run monthly meetings with the pre-school and baby daycare teams.

Attend management meetings

With the managing director, assess the education staff.

Review and verify that the maintenance and usage budget is followed

Communicate to the managing director any overages to the budget that have occurred or will occur

Observe and provide a checklist to assess the education program


How to apply


Email with your CV and cover letter

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