EduSpots (a Ghana and UK registered charity) creates, connects and empowers a network of over 300 teachers, community members and pupils in Ghana and the UK who believe in the power of education as a tool for change.
Since 2016, we have supported 21 communities in creating community-led education ‘spots’, many powered by solar, with a further 19 ‘spots’ in our network, whilst nurturing deeper reflection on sustainable development and leading programmes in practical STEM and literacy development. We won the Tes International Award in 2018 for the best UK international education project. Do visit www.eduspots.org for further information.
About this role
As we enter an exciting phase of development, we are looking to bring on board a motivated, experienced and ambitious individual as our first ever full-time Finance and Operations Manager in Ghana to work directly with our Chair, and work closely with our talented team. This role requires a confident and experienced individual who knows how to produce great operational support and relationship outcomes in a fast-growing, fast-paced organisation.
This exciting new role (which could start in March 2020, or later depending on the candidate’s availability) would give the candidate the responsibility for all of the charity’s operations and finance in Ghana. You will be expected to work closely with the teams in Ghana and the UK, as well as, supporting projects and volunteers across Ghana.
The location of the role is to be discussed at interview. The salary will be competitive, and will depend on experience and skill-set.
Job Description and Personal Qualities:
All candidates should read this document carefully before applying:
How to apply:
Please submit an application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 13th February 2020.
You should send a recent CV, and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role, using specific evidence to support the requirements and role specifications offered above. You might also offer further ideas for the development of the role.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Chair and Head of Partnerships either in person or via Skype.
All successful candidates will report directly to Cat Davison (Chair) on a regular basis, and will be subject to a review after 3 months.
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EduSpots is committed to the safeguarding of children. Appointment will be subject to an enhanced child protection screening appropriate to the post. Please note that you may be required to provide additional documentation as proof of your identity and qualifications.
Note that we reserve the right to appoint before the deadline, should we find the right candidate.
Some of our physical ‘spots’, run by local volunteers. Click here for all info on our projects.
Some photos from our conferences: