Right To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child protection and building peaceful communities. With programming in over 15 countries, Right To Play transforms the lives of more than 1.9 million children each week using play and sports, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work with children, Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities, and governments to advance the fundamental rights of all children. Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
The “Enhancing Quality and Inclusive Education” project is a five years’ project, that aims to improve holistic learning outcomes of boys and girls, including children with disabilities in primary schools across the West Bank and Gaza, by increasing teacher’s knowledge and pedagogical skills that will enhance the reading skills of children through play-based learning. And by increasing children’s participation in supplemental reading activities, using play-based learning to motivate and ignite an interest in reading.
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The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Assistant will report directly to the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Specialist but will also receive support from, and regularly communicate with the Project Officer to obtain assistance with technical aspects of all M&E activities (e.g. Identifying and preparing participants for samples, testing and translating data collection tools, liaising with schools/communities to secure time/space, ensure activities according to PMF, etc).
Job Responsibility #1: Monitoring & Evaluation (95% of Time):
- Assist in monthly and quarterly primary and secondary data collection based on the set log frame for sharing with the CO level.
- Assist in Implementing qualitative (e.g. Focus groups, interviews, child observations, etc) and quantitative (e.g. Surveys, observation sheet) tools to collect data with children, youth, Leaders, parents, partners and other stakeholders.
- Assist access to, and retrieval of, secondary data (e.g. school records, community-level health statistics, etc.)
- Assist in planning for baseline, mid-term and final evaluation of project.
- Check data to ensure accuracy in data collection and data entry (e.g. conduct ‘data audits’)
- Develop and submit output and outcome reports of project to the respective Project Officer and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist
- Train data collection enumerators (e.g. supervisors, Head Coaches, and partner staff) on data collection tools and processes and, when required, provide M&E workshops to project staff, partners and other stakeholders
- Develop summary materials and deliver presentations on M&E findings to staff, partners, beneficiaries, and/or other stakeholders.
- Share M&E best practices, lessons learned and other insights with respective Project Officer and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist
- Maintain regular communications with and provide other support to the MEALS. Conduct regular field M&E support visits and share key finding with project team (PO, FF) and MEAL specialist.
- Check data to ensure accuracy in data collection and data entry at project level
- Ensure data storage is in line with RTP standards (e.g. regarding confidentiality, etc.
Job Responsibility #5: Perform other duties (5% of Time):
جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.
- Minimum Bachelor degree in social science/ development studies or related field.
- Training in Monitoring and Evaluation (e.g. workshops etc)
- Minimum 02 years practical experience of handling, monitoring and evaluation activities.
- Experience managing data sets (e.g. Coordinating data entry, ensuring data quality, managing data confidential storage, etc)
- Ability to work appropriately with a variety of populations and stakeholders, including children, youth, parents, teachers and school administrators, government, and other partners. Strong cross cultural skills and cultural sensitivity.
- Understanding of quantitative and qualitative research approaches and best practices, and of child-friendly data collection methods.
- Strong computer skills ( MS Office proficiency, especially in MS Excel )
Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic.
- Holds a valid driver’s license
- Willingness to travel within the country.
Employment Start Date: May 2020
Contract Duration: One year to be renewed
Compensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to:
[email protected] and kindly include the “Position Reference” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for flexible work arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance.
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 police record check as a condition of employment.
To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.righttoplay.com