Field Coordinator - School for Life

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School for Life (SfL) is a local Non-Governmental Organization that works to strengthen Civil Society’s role in improving access to relevant quality education. SfL functions as a lead organization in delivering, demonstrating and advocating for mother tongue based complementary basic education in underserved areas of Ghana and provides complementary educational services to out-of-school children.

SfL also provides technical support to both Government and Non-Governmental Organizations in the area of complementary education and quality education programmes providing innovation and inclusive approaches to education in Ghana. School for Life strives to be a center of excellence that inspires breakthroughs in education. 

Job Description

  • Location: Ashanti Region
  • Reports to: Education Development Manager

School for Life in partnership with Luminos Fund will be implementing a Complementary Basic Education /Second Chance Programme, targeting out of school children for a 9-month literacy and numeracy education and onward transition into formal schools for the 2022/23 academic year.

In line with this, School for Life is looking for qualified and experience candidates for a Field Coordinator Position:



Job Summary

This position is a full-time field-based position. The position holder shall be based in the Ashanti region. Th position holder shall be responsible for the direct supervision and support for Field Facilitators. He/she shall also be responsible for coordinating activities of School for Life/Luminos Fund Complementary Basic Education (CBE)/Second Chance Programme in the Region including stakeholder engagements at the district and community levels.  He/she shall also play a key role in monitoring, evaluation and reporting of programme implementation and progress. He/She shall be the point person for School for life in the region and district of operations.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinating activities of School for Life Operations in the Region and designated districts
  • Supervise and provide support including coaching and mentoring to field supervisors assigned to him or her.
  • Responsible for communities’ involvement and the implementation of SfL activities in the designated districts.
  • Responsible for the MER tasks within the designated districts
  • In collaboration with the Ghana Education Service, the Complementary Education Agency and the District Assemblies, arrange and implement animation for the SfL/Luminos Fund programme.
  • Carry out stakeholder engagement and advocacy activities at the District level with support of the programme team
  • Present monthly, quarterly-, end of cycle-, activity- and situational reports to the Education Development Manager
  • Participate as course coordinator in training course for facilitators and assist in the training of local stakeholders
  • Responsible for the data collection at community level including the tracer programme
  • Establish and maintain a network of contacts with Traditional authorities, MDA’s and community representatives in the district
  • Support the establishment of local committees in the communities and guide their operations
  • Conduct sustained animation in the communities based on identified needs



Required Skills or Experience


  • A first degree in education, development studies, social science, or other relevant qualification from a recognized university.
  • Candidates with additional qualifications in teacher training and Languages especially in Asante Twi/Akan and pedagogical skills will have an added advantage. Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


  • At least 5 years’ post qualification experience in the NGO or CSO sector with focus on education interventions in Ghana.
  • Candidates with experience implementing the CBE programme have an added advantage.
  • Candidates with Diploma and with over 7 years of experience can also apply.
  • Candidates should be able to ride a motorbike in difficult terrains.

Key Personal and Interpersonal Skills:

  • Must be a strong team player
  • Diligent and able to self-initiate
  • Ability to communicate clearly both in writing and verbally. 
  • Ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines
  • Fluent in at least one of the local languages used in the program area especially Asante twi
  • High skills in ICT, Microsoft Suite, internet and the use of social media for communication



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