Urban Education Programme Managers


Company Street Child
Category Education
Location Accra / Kumas...
Job Status Fixed Term
Salary $20,000 - $35...
Education Qualified
Experience N/A
Job Expires Nov 27, 2022
Contact ...

Company Profile

Street Child works towards a world where all children are safe, in school, and learning. We specialise in supporting children and communities in low-resource environments and emergencies, recognising that the complex, compounded challenges that affect them require innovative, integrated interventions. Our interventions are informed by rigorous, robust evidence and are results-oriented and optimised to create maximum impact for children at minimum cost. Since 2008, we have assisted over 900,000 children across 20+ fragile, conflict and crisis affected countries across Eastern Europe, South Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Street Child has a strong, sustained commitment to localisation and works in partnership with 80+ local level actors and organisations, underscored by close consultation and collaboration with local communities.

Job Description

  • Job Title: Urban Education Programme Managers
  • Contract: Full Time, 4 years fixed term contract
  • Salary: $20,000 - $35,000 per annum depending on experience (plus benefits)
  • Principal Location: Accra, with regular to programme sites


Street Child is seeking an outstanding professional with the ambition and skill to lead Street Child UK’s flagship new urban education project in Ghana, specifically the Ghana TransformED Partnership and Street Child Education Outcomes Partnership payment by results initiative. These are ambitious partnerships with the Ghana Ministry of Education and Education Outcomes Fund to deliver a payment by results programme targeted at improving access and quality in primary education for Ghanaian children in Accra and Kumasi. These roles report to Street Child’s Country Representative for Ghana, leading a 4-year programme, together with a consortium of local and technical partners in the delivery of ground-breaking, outcomes-oriented projects. 

The primary purpose of these Education Programme Manager is to lead the strong and adaptive set up and delivery of the outcomes-led consortium projects with a primary target delivery area in:

  1. Accra and Kumasi – the $3.2m holistic programme for 8,000 out of school children is targeted at achieving literacy and numeracy gains, successful transitions into mainstream / vocational education and retention in education for one and two years. The programme includes an accelerated learning programme, together with Street Child’s flagship package of social and economic support for the child and primary caregiver. The project pays only on the basis of outcomes achieved, as assessed by a third party.

Required Skills or Experience

  • This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has the education sector experience and programme management skills to make a difference. 
  • The ideal candidates will have a strong background in development contexts, used to programme, grant, and people management in complex programmes and budgets.  
  • You will also have proven leadership, teamwork and communication skills, strong reporting skills and analytical thinking.

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