12 Feb 2024

Female Youth Leader/school Matron at SOS Children’s Villages

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Job Description

Vacancy announcement 

Position Title: Female Youth Leader/School Matron (Re – Advertised)

Vacant positions: 1 person

Type of contract: Fixed contract

Working location: SOS HG Technical High School/ Kigali Location

Supervisor: School Principal

Nationality: Rwandese

Deadline: 16th February, 2024. 

Context of the positions

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is an independent member association affiliated to the SOS Federation. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda leverages existing community resources to strengthen quality childcare and protection through a holistic continuum of care tailored to orphans, vulnerable children, and their families. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda actively advocates for the promotion of childcare and child protection. In Rwanda, SOS Children’s Villages operate in four locations based in Gasabo, Gicumbi, Kayonza and Nyamagabe districts. 

Job summary

The Female Youth Leader will be required to aid the Technical in all aspects of Students’ welfare including Students’ discipline, sports, school feeding programs, and collaboration with School stakeholders.

The position holder will therefore be responsible for the following tasks:

  • To prepare a school health plan;
  • To supervise school feeding program at school and advise on its improvement;
  • To conduct a school’s environmental and sanitation standards;
  • To follow up on the implementation of school health guidelines;
  • To prepare a school safety plan;
  • To conduct a school safety check;
  • To prepare a school crisis management Manual;
  • To ensure the students’ discipline all the time (during the day and night time);
  • To supervise all students’ extracurricular activities at school and out of school;
  • To support students in relation to their health promotion.
  • To support students in sports activities 

Key Performance Indicators 

  • Effective planning and monitoring of weekly school timetables.
  • Timely completion of discipline school activities
  • Tight monitoring of school targets & reporting in relation to students’ discipline
  • Good relationships and collaboration with school stakeholders 

Technical Qualifications and Personal Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma (e.g., Education, sociology, Psychology or Nursing)
  • Good understanding of the management of students’ discipline
  • Passionate with education and love for children
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (enjoy working with children, encouraging, sharing ideas, motivating, and positive mind).
  • Physical, mental, and health fitness to perform the duties and responsibilities.
  • Playing one of the following sports disciplines (Volleyball and /or Basketball)
  • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English/ French and Kinyarwanda is a requirement.

Method of Application

Interested candidates meeting the requirements shall submit an application letter, CV (with 3 traceable professional referees) and copies of education qualification.  Please mention in the subject of your email “Female Youth Leader / School Matron”. All documents should be written in English, directly submitted to [email protected]  and properly fill a form found via this LINK ,not later than February 16th, 2024 at 5:00 pm local time.

Late applications will not be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda/ International holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”.

Done at Kigali on February 09th, 2024. 

KWIZERA Jean Bosco 

National Director

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