Job Summary

The Monitoring and Coaching Coordinator will lead The Foundation For Tomorrow’s Mentoring and Coaching programs and activities geared to support the scholars and alumni of our Scholarship Program.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

The Foundation For Tomorrow (TFFT) – Arusha Office

TFFT is a high-energy and fast-growing international nonprofit that focuses on addressing vulnerability through education. We offer individual orphan and vulnerable children the opportunity to succeed through access to quality schooling, health and psychosocial support and life skills programs. Additionally, we work to improve the quality of instruction and school management to ensure widespread, sustainable impact through training excellent educators. TFFT believes systemic change happens from the community level, and are excited to play a role in transforming the education landscape in Tanzania.

 

TFFT's Philosophy

TFFT believes in the power of education and that geography should not dictate an individual’s potential.

 

TFFT’s strategy for change is multi-lateral, longitudinal, and individualized. Through its Scholarship Program, TFFT equips marginalized children in Tanzania with the education and skills required to reach their potential and have a positive impact on society. We help our scholars become their personal best. While TFFT prioritizes the daily needs of its scholars, TFFT simultaneously works with educators to transform Tanzania’s education landscape. TFFT’s Teacher Training Program improves the quality of instruction in primary and secondary schools, while also improving their resources. We ensure that schools are child-friendly, nonstigmatizing, gender sensitive, and supportive of the needs of marginalized children.

TFFT team members constantly examine TFFT’s efforts and generate fresh, innovative ideas with the bold vision to improve Tanzania’s education system and to increase access to quality primary and secondary education. This is an organization that truly places children at its core, holds them in their hearts, and thoughtfully makes every decision with only the child’s’ best interest in mind. The TFFT team is proud to see the exponential growth of the TFFT scholars as a result of eleven years of TFFT’s programs, guidance, and support.

 

Duties:

The Monitoring and Coaching Coordinator will lead The Foundation For Tomorrow’s Mentoring and Coaching programs and activities geared to support the scholars and alumni of our Scholarship Program. This position reports directly to the Scholarship Program Manager and will require collaboration with the other members of the team such as Academic Affairs and Student Support Coordinator, Psychosocial and Health Coordinator, and Full Circle Program Manager.


Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Development of a framework for peer-to-peer mentorship and adult-young adult mentorship programs.

·        Ensure implementation of the mentorship programs through clear working procedures and reporting mechanisms.

·        Development, coordination, and delivery of mentor training sessions

·        Interview and selection of mentors

·        Maintain regular contact and support for both mentees and their assigned mentors.

·        Maintenance of monitoring and evaluation records (Strategy Journals, Outcome Journals, follow-up reports with peer mentors and mentees, industry mentors for the Alumni Group, case studies, MSC stories)

·        Building relationship with the scholars of TFFT and with industry partners who can provide mentoring and coaching to our alumni.

·        Participation in case managements, planning and review meetings and provision of written reports when required.

·        Assist in other programmatic functions as required, such as special events to support the Scholarship Program.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

·        Fluency in spoken and written Kiswahili and English.

·        At least a Bachelors Degree required with at least 2 (two) years of experience in any or more of the following: comprehensive life-skills education programming with children and young people; coordinating mentoring and coaching to students and young people out-of-school; implementing multi-partner programs/projects with government, NGOs and private sector.

·        Willing to commit to at least two years.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES

·        Passion for TFFT's mission.

·        Establishing good and healthy rapport with children, adolescents and young people.

·        Possesses excellent mentoring and coaching capabilities; ability to guide and goal orient students and manage time effectively.

·        Excellent project management skills.

·        Meticulous attention to detail and follow-through; performing tasks accurately and efficiently.

·        Assertive self-starter with a proactive attitude and ability to work independently.

·        Works as a team player; seeks and acts on feedback as appropriate.

·        Balances competing priorities while keeping constant sight of overall objectives

·        Sensitivity to working with confidential information

·        Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, performing effectively under pressure and handling difficult situations with poise, judgment, and tact while maintaining a positive, problem-solving attitude.

·        High degree of flexibility in a demanding, fast-paced, and frequently changing environment.

·        Displays a high degree of maturity and professionalism at all times, consistent with TFFT's culture/values.

·        Possess superior problem solving, persuasion and conflict resolution skills.

·        Analytical, critical and strategic thinker.

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