Assistant Team Lead - Higher Education The School of St Judes Arusha, Tanzania
Full-Time
30th April 2024
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Assistant Team Lead- Higher Education

Want to work for one of the largest charities of its kind in Africa? Do you love to work with scholars in Higher Education? Are you experienced in driving University Scholar Success at University and beyond? Does it sound like we’re talking about you… Keep reading!

 

About Us

The School of St Jude is a pioneering leader in charitable education within Africa. Every year we give 1,800 students with free, quality education, 100’s of graduates with access to higher education and provide more than 20,000 government school students with quality teachers. St Jude’s is funded by generous supporters from around the world who make our mission of giving bright, poor Tanzanian students a free, quality education possible.

Within our Higher Education Department, our mission is to ensure that every sponsored scholar has the support and resources necessary to excel academically and achieve their goals. As an Assistant Team Lead for Higher Education, you will play a crucial role in guiding and mentoring scholars towards academic success and graduation.

 

Who are you

  • Highly motivated self-starter who believes in quality education for all.
  • Critical thinker.
  • Collaborative and love working with a broad range of stakeholders, parents, community service volunteers, university scholars and their parents, universities, and government instititutions.
  • High level of attention to detail and multitasking

 

What you’ll do

  • Scholars Academic Achievement: Mentor scholars to achieve a GPA of 3 and above, with a target of 90% success rate. Provide support and interventions for scholars who are not meeting academic expectations.
  • Scholars Success Rate: Ensure 95% of scholars successfully complete university each year, facilitating their journey towards graduation and future success.
  • Scholars Retention Rate: Maintain a scholars' retention rate of over 95%, identifying and addressing any issues leading to termination from the program.
  • Scholarship Utilization: Monitor and ensure effective utilization of scholarship funds for educational expenses, maximizing the impact on scholars' academic pursuits.
  • Community Partnerships: Establish and nurture partnerships with organizations to enhance support for our scholarship program. Regularly report on key partnerships to the BSJ-SP Team Lead.
  • Up-to-date Information on Higher Education: Keep abreast of changes and guidelines in higher education, providing accurate and timely information to scholars to guide their academic journey effectively.
  • Alternative Pathway Program Success: Collaborate with Careers and Community Service teams to ensure the success of students enrolled in the Alternative Pathway Program, aligning their passions and aspirations with program objectives.

 

What we’re looking for

  • A relevant Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in educational leadership or mentoring role.
  • Strong understanding of higher education systems in Tanzania, including TCU, NACTE & HESLB guidelines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain partnerships with stakeholders.
  • Passion for empowering scholars and promoting educational equity.

 

Why us

  • The opportunity to use your talents and expertise to fight poverty through education and make a positive impact in Tanzania
  • A flexible and supportive community of international and local employees
  • Ample opportunities for career progression and development
  • Mid-morning tea and lunch (during working days)

 

Are you interested?

Send your cover letter and an up to date Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz (subject line must include the reference number: TSOSJ/HR/ADM/SPBSJ/03/24)

Applications close on 30th April 2024, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

DISCLAIMER:

PLEASE BE AWARE OF FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES IN JOB ADVERTISEMENTS AND RECRUITMENT PROCESS. THE SCHOOL OF ST JUDE DOES NOT REQUEST PAYMENT AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING THE OFFER STAGE. ANY PAYMENT REQUESTS SHOULD BE REFUSED AND REPORTED TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION.

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