Education Support Specialist

Education Support Specialist Job Description

Seeding Africa is a charitable organization founded by Africans on the continent and in the Diaspora. The main aim of this organization is to source and supply organic seeds to local farming communities on the continent to feed its people, thus Feeding our Future. So that these communities can produce a much-needed consumable and make a profit for their own growth and sustainability. We are looking for an Education Support Specialist to join our team on a volunteer basis.

Required Skills and Abilities

Educational specialists collaborate with teachers and administrators to adjust and design
coursework, evaluation/testing, and classroom organization strategies.

  • Experience working on a school gardening project is essential
  • Attention to details
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Empathetic and sociable
  • Skilled in identifying problems and brainstorming potential solutions
  • Excellent at written and oral communications, including presentations
  • Comfortable working independently and collaboratively
  • Careful about documentation and note-taking
  • Able to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Interested in traveling and working in a diverse range of environments
  • Qualified with a degree in curriculum and instruction or educational leadership
    Duties & Responsibilities
    Plans and designs curricula for educational programs; researches and defines educational
    goals, objectives, and methodologies to meet program goals.
  • Determines formats and approaches to achieve program and budget objectives; defines
    needs of target populations; researches trends.
  • Coordinates activities of support staff, consultants, faculty, and/or volunteers engaged in
    implementation and administration of program objectives.
  • Manages and facilitates program activities, to include classes, trainings, conferences,
    seminars, and/or other special projects.
  • As appropriate to the nature and objectives of the individual role, provides student
    advisement and support services, coordinates curriculum, and serves as a student liaison.
  • Monitors and administers program/project revenues and expenses; may develop or
    participate in the development of funding proposals for the program.
  • Writes, edits, and coordinates the development of course catalogs, promotional materials,
    educational materials, training manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate to
    the program.
  • Purchases equipment and/or services, as necessary, and ensures the proper usage and
    maintenance of materials and equipment relevant to unit activities.
  • Assists with grant and/or proposal writing as appropriate to the objectives and funding
    nature of the program; may participate in other fundraising activities.
  • Develops and maintains records and databases on student and program activities,
    materials, equipment, and supplies.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
    Education Support Specialist Job Description
    Becoming an Education Support Specialist with Seeding Africa is a rewarding and fulfilling role,
    that will enhance your existing skills and develop your other skills, it is a fantastic opportunity to
    become proficient within the Education Specialist industry and work with a leading organisation
    to increase your industry presence and portfolio, we are a great company to work with, we are
    built on trust and respect and we expect the same from our volunteers, to find out how you can
    apply for this position, please contact us today!
Job Type: Full Time

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