Assistant Team Lead – Health and Welfare

Job vacancy

Application Status: Actively Recruiting
Reference code: TSOSJ/HR/ADM/MKT/03/20
Application Deadline: 13 Mar, 2024
Do you have the dedication to make a difference? Are you committed to ensuring the well-being of the next generation? If it sounds like we're describing you, then keep reading!
Who You Are
  • Passionate about supporting the health and welfare of students
  • Demonstrates high integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Detail-oriented and organized with a keen ability to manage projects, logistics and tasks efficiently and accurately.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership qualities, able to inspire and guide a team towards shared goals.
  • You go to sleep at night dreaming about making a positive impact on students' lives.
What you’ll do
  • Assist in the leadership of the Health and Welfare team, ensuring effective collaboration among school nurses, officers, and assistants
  • Monitor and maintain records of student health cases, working closely with school nurses and ensure prompt communication of significant health cases to Academic, Head Office, and Boarding leaders
  • Plan and oversee hospital visits, student dietary requirements, and First Aid training and refresher courses for the relevant teams
  • Coordinate the annual health checks, managing recruitment logistics, schedules, implementation and ensuring adequate follow ups are made.
  • Provide compassionate support and organize special welfare needs for students
  • Compile and submit monthly health and welfare reports to the Community Relations Manager
  • Manage Health Check Project for our entire student community from inception to completion.
What we’re looking for
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in project management and leadership roles, preferably within the education or community development sector.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and databases.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities, meet critical deadlines, and mentor colleagues effectively.

Why us?
  • An opportunity to use your talents and expertise to fight poverty through education and make a positive impact in the lives of thousands of students in Arusha, 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).
  • Safe and reliable transport to and from school.

Interested in applying?

If you feel you meet the criteria for this position, please fill out the application form and upload your completed form along with your CV and cover letter to the form on this page.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you have any further questions you can head to our FAQ page or contact recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz.

DISCLAIMER

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