Location: Field based in Ukraine or one of the key European border towns.
Employment Type: Full-time
Contract Type: Consultant.
The Breteau Foundation (BF) aims to enable disadvantaged children to reach their full potential through the delivery of digital educational tools. The Education Country Manager: Ukraine Projects will be responsible for the successful management and implementation of the BF’s Ukraine education response.
The Country Manager will be responsible for the successful implementation of the Foundation Program in response to the Ukrainian Crisis.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Continue, expand and establish the BF Education response program in high need areas in Ukraine and key European border towns. This includes designing a needs assessment and service delivery plan that identifies the educational needs of ID and refugee children and feeds in the current BF response program to make it more suitable.
- Create an ICT Vision and a strategic long-term response plan for BF’s Ukraine projects
Monitor the vision and strategic plans through regular visits and the gathering of feedback, as well as monitor progress and record best practices.
Visit schools/sites regularly to provide teacher training, pedagogical support and observations fulfilling all components of the program.
Research, Identify & Seek opportunities for networking with businesses, NGOs and government bodies, and build strong strategic partnerships for BF and recommend schools/partners for our program in country and the region
Source and manage local suppliers of hardware, software, educational materials and accessories directly relevant to the field projects.
Manage and continually improve upon curriculum mapping, teacher training materials and any new modifications to the program
Foster strong relationships with participants supporting the programme including Partners, other BF staff and volunteers
Grow the BF program ensuring it is consistent and constantly improving and that it is aligned to the overarching annual strategic plans of the BF.
Report regularly and on time on all aspects of the program to the Executive Director including any program suggestions and improvements
Act as the Breteau Foundation’s Ambassador in Country
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
This is a diverse role and the right candidate will need to be able to demonstrate their experience and skills relating to the responsibilities above. They will also be required to meet the relevant qualifications, skills and experience following:
- Essential: Teaching qualification with at least 3 years experience
Strong knowledge and pedagogical understanding of primary education.
Experience in and knowledge of education system in country (preferred)
Skills and experience in the development and delivery of teacher training
Skills and experience in the use of technology in Education.
Excellent project management skills and experience
Experience of working with staff in schools and partners at all levels (preferred)
- Ukrainian/Russian & English proficiency
Travel for visits to schools in country, as well as other BF related events. It is important that you are able and willing to travel to fulfil this role.
We also seek to find someone who is passionate in our organisation’s mission and has high ethical standards and personal integrity.
If you would like to apply for this position, please email a cover letter and CV to:
Emma Becker, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org