20 Data Collectors
Jobs at:VVOB Education for Development in Rwanda
Deadline of this Job:
17 August 2020
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa
Date Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
In cooperation with Rwanda Education Board (REB) and the University of Rwanda – College of Education (UR-CE), VVOB started in 2017 with a multi-year programme on “Leading, Teaching and Learning Together – (LT)2 (2017-2021)”. The cooperation programme aims to improve the quality of education through improvement of the professional development of school leaders and teachers.
To measure the cost-effectiveness of our online course for school leaders, a school leadership performance assessment is planned to take place in approximately 400 schools across 18 districts. The tool that will be used to guide this assessment will be based on school observations and Key Informant Interviews with school stakeholders.
VVOB is currently looking for 20 data collectors with experience in qualitative research to collect data from approximately 400 schools in 18 districts. Data collectors will be trained in using Key Informant Interview guides to inform the school leadership assessment tool. Data collectors will be based in the districts and will report directly to the VVOB researcher and research coordinator. .
• Data collectors are expected to collect qualitative data at school level in the districts where the research will take place
• More specifically, (s)he is expected to:
• Take part in training and pilot test to get familiar with the school leadership assessment tool
Plan and schedule data collection with different participants at the schools
Arrange for own transport to and from the schools
Liaise on a regular basis about progress with the VVOB Research coordinator and MEAL officer
Collect quality data from schools
Take part in a one-day evaluation workshop
Available full time for two months
Job Skills: Not Specified
• Master’s degree in Education, Economics, or a related field
Experience collecting qualitative data (such as Focus group discussions or Key Informant Interviews)
Experience using KoBo Toolbox or any other data collection platform
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Understanding of the education sector and educational institutions like teacher training institutions, in-service providers for teachers and school leaders and ministry of education is an asset
Great field work planning and management skills
Willing to work from one to max. two districts and travel to nearby schools
Must be honest, diligent, energetic, and hardworking
• Contract type: Full-time, limited period
• Fluent in English, with excellent written skills
Fluent in Kinyarwanda
Ability to translate from Kinyarwanda to English and vice versa
Location: The data collection will take place in the four provinces outside of Kigali.
Start date: Exact starting date will depend on the reopening of schools in September
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
Electronic application Only. Please submit a motivation letter and un updated CV with two referees addressed to VVOB Programme Manager at [email protected] . Not later than Monday 17, August 2020 at 5PM. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.