WeWorld Moldova is looking for an Education Coordinator (M/W)

WeWorld Moldova is looking for an Education Coordinator (M/W)

WeWorld Moldova is looking for an Education Coordinator (M/W)

WeWorld is a secular, independent Italian organization that has been active in international cooperation and humanitarian aid since 1971. Present in 27 countries with 165 projects, WeWorld is involved in the following areas of assistance: human rights (gender equality, preventing and combating violence against children and women, migration), humanitarian aid (prevention, emergency relief and rehabilitation), food security, access to water, sanitation and hygiene, education, global citizenship and international volunteering. WeWorld works with local and international partners to develop and implement projects on the ground that improve the daily lives of people in emergency situations, and to guarantee a dignified life, opportunities and a better future through human and economic development programs, within the framework of the Agenda 2030. WeWorld has been present in Moldova and in Ukraine since 2022, in the fields of food security, education, protection, livelihood, and social cohesion.

Joining the WeWorld team means being part of the development of a dynamic organization where the contribution of each staff member is valued, working together towards the collective achievement of shared goals and vision. More information available on https://www.weworld.it/


Location: Moldova, 50% time in Chisinau, 50% time in the North

Contract: Determined Contract of 6 months, with a 1 month trial period Possibility of extension upon positive performance.

Starting date: ASAP

Line manager: Gender and Protection Project Manager

Salary: To be defined according to the candidate's profile.


WeWorld Moldova is hiring an experienced EDUCATION COORDINATOR (M/W). The EDUCATION COORDINATOR will be responsible for planning, implementation, supervision and monitoring, reporting, technical support, coordination and networking.


1. Planning

  • Develop detailed education project activities and workplans in line with Education in Emergency Principles.
  • Identify key stakeholders and establish sound partnerships for project implementation.
  • Ensure alignment of project activities with the overall objectives of WeWorld's programs. · Contribute to needs assessments and participate in the development of education strategies.
  • In coordination with Gender and Protection Project Manager, ensure incorporation of Child Protection principles and Age, Gender and Disability sensitivity into project planning processes.

2. Implementation

  • Oversee the timely and efficient implementation of education projects.
  • Coordinate with project teams to ensure activities are executed according to plans.
  • Provide technical guidance to field staff and projects’ team on education methodologies.
  • Monitor project progress and address challenges promptly to ensure quality delivery.
  • Coordinate with the Project Manager and the MEAL officer to ensure integration of Feedback and Complaint Response Mechanism in the education activities implemented.

3. Supervision and Monitoring

  • Conduct regular field visits to project sites to monitor implementation and assess impact.
  • Supervise and manage field staff (Community Spaces Coordinators and Educators) and provide guidance on education-related activities.
  • Supervise the purchase and delivery of materials and supplies for the educational activities.
  • Establish monitoring and evaluation frameworks to track project outcomes and outputs in coordination with the Project Manager and the MEAL officer.
  • In coordination with the MEAL officer, collect and analyse data to measure the effectiveness of education interventions.
  • Ensure compliance with Child safeguarding and PSEAH principles during monitoring activities.
  • Coordinate with the Project Manager and the MEAL officer to ensure smooth functioning of Feedback and Complaint Response Mechanism.

4. Reporting

  • Prepare regular progress reports detailing education activities, achievements, and challenges.
  • Document any deviations from the projects’ plan and propose corrective actions.
  • Provide timely updates to project team and stakeholders.
  • Compile lessons learned and best practices for future project planning.

5. Technical Support

  • Provide technical expertise on education and Education in Emergency response to project teams.
  • Support the development of educational and recreational materials and resources.
  • Offer guidance on adapting education programs to meet the needs of refugees and vulnerable communities.
  • Stay updated on best practices and innovations in the field of education in emergencies.
  • Provide capacity building support to Projects’ team, local partners and stakeholders in coordination with the Gender and Protection Team.

6. Coordination and Networking

  • Liaise with government agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders involved in education.
  • Participate in coordination meetings and working groups related to education.
  • Foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among partners to enhance project outcomes.
  • Represent WeWorld in relevant forums and conferences related to education and the Ukraine Refugee Response.
  • Advocate for the advancement of Child Protection integration in programming and practice.

7. Other Duties

  • Effectively and communicate and coordinate with Project Team.
  • Actively promote the respect of Non-discrimination and Do No Harm principles for the creation of an inclusive work environment and programming.
  • Collaborate with the Safeguarding Focal Point to manage any instances of abuse, discrimination, or violence involving children or adults, ensuring that thorough, timely, and confidential reports and referrals are submitted to the Guardianship Authority or relevant authorities.
  • Recognise the power imbalance that comes with being a professional working with individuals that are marginalized or in need of support and ensure that no abuse is committed for personal gain.
  • Perform any other duty requested by the line manager.


1. Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Education, Social Sciences, International Development or related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience implementing education programs. Experience in Education in Emergency settings will be evaluated positively.
  • Strong understanding of Education in Emergency and Child Protection principles.
  • Proven experience in Project planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Fluency in Romanian, and Russian or Ukrainian. Intermediate in English.
  • IT capacity, knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.

2. Personal Skills

  • Excellent communication abilities coupled with advanced interpersonal skills. · Patience and understanding in challenging situations.
  • Creativity and innovation in program development.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning.
  • Ability to foster a safe and inclusive environment for all participants.
  • Cultural Competency: Awareness and understanding of cultural differences and the ability to work respectfully with individuals from various cultural backgrounds are important for fostering inclusivity and diversity within the community space, and actively fight discrimination.

WeWorld is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law. WeWorld has also a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a child or a vulnerable adult by any of our staff, related persons or partners. Safeguarding checks are part of the selection process. WeWorld commitment to being a safe organization begins with the staff recruitment process which includes meticulous checks, such as criminal records checks or check disclosure of previous convictions, to ensure children and vulnerable people are safeguarded and

abuse is prevented. WeWorld promotes a welcoming, diverse and discrimination- and harassment-free workplace and expects the highest standards of behaviour from all its staff, who are requested to adhere to the principles and behavioural rules defined in the CoEC and the Organisational Policies. The Code of Ethics and Conduct (CoEC), PSEAH, Child safeguarding and all the organisational policies can be found here: https://www.weworld.it/en/about-us/transparency

The EDUCATION COORDINATOR must at all times act in accordance with WW's humanitarian quality management system, including WW's Code of Ethics and Conduct (CoEC), PSEAH, Child safeguarding, Antifraud and Anticorruption Policies, and the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) Standard.

This Job Description is an integral part of the employment contract and outlines the responsibilities and expectations associated with the position of EDUCATION COORDINATOR at WeWorld Moldova. Both the Organization and the Employee are expected to adhere to the terms and duties described herein.


  • (1) Pre-selection based on application - (2) Individual interview
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.


  • A motivation letter addressed to the Head of Mission. 
  • An updated, CV including a list of at least three (03) references corresponding to the last direct supervisors (their telephone numbers and e-mail addresses must be specified). Also, the dates (start and end) of the various positions held must be specified. · Receipt of applications: only by e-mail md.hr@weworld.it , quoting the job title in the subject line
  • Recruitment is open until 07/06/24 or ‘the position is filled’

Successful candidates must complete their applications with the following documents: a legalized copy of their civil status and identification documents, a legalized copy of each diploma, attestation and/or certificate, and a criminal record dated less than three (03) months.

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