Senior Education Executive | WWF
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Position title    : Senior Education Executive, WWF-Singapore

Reports to       : Head of Education and Outreach, WWF-Singapore

Location          : WWF-Singapore           

About World Wide Fund for Nature, Singapore (WWF): WWF Singapore is a Singapore-registered charity, founded by WWF International - the global conservation organization. WWF Singapore works with corporate partners in Singapore for best practices in natural resource management, engages in communications and outreach to raise awareness of critical environmental issues and collaborates with WWF offices in the region to raise funds for important conservation programmes. The WWF Singapore office also provides a hub for regional staff of WWF and supports WWF's operational functions. It works with government, business, other NGOs and the local Singapore community to spearhead efforts to build the region’s expertise in planning and managing natural resources wisely.

 

  1. Major Functions: We’re looking for someone who is well rounded in communication, project management, programmes, and partnerships. Our team is highly collaborative and moves fast on executing new programmes and ideas. We try out new ideas constantly, learn from them and execute again. You will be a critical part in taking hundreds of schools and its students to the next level in this position.

 

  1. Major Duties and Responsibilities:

         Main areas of work:

  • Account and project management related to education.

  • Eco-schools acquisition and support such as talks, trainings and events.

  • Engagement and customer service related to education programme.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the unit

Essential Functions:

  • Organises, facilitates and executes a variety of events such as talks, workshops, networking sessions, camps, conferences, etc.,as part of School engagement. Skilled in engaging a variety of people from pre-schools to adults.

  • Be the first point of contact for school leaders, educators and student committees for the purpose of maintaining WWF-Singapore’s partnership with schools. Responds to inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources for the purpose of providing information and direction as may be required.

  • Visits schools as required for the purpose of assessing situations, improving communication, providing information regarding education projects, policies and services.

  • Coordinates and conducts meetings with school staff and students for the purpose of gaining information, discussing needs and challenges, and to provide solutions as part of WWF education services

  • Connects schools, stakeholders and relevant community members; interprets technical information related to education programme and its implementation; and collects school data and feedback for accountability.

  • Confers with teachers, schools and appropriate external agencies for the purpose of evaluating the impact of the education programme and its implementation.

  • Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, reporting, tracking, etc.) to support the education programme and its accountability.

  • Prepares a variety of documents, reports and written materials for the purpose of communicating information, providing written support and recommendations for schools and stakeholders.

  • Maintains a variety of confidential and non-confidential resources and electronic lists and records (e.g. activity logs, phone logs, grants and project details, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of documenting projects, providing up-to-date reference and audit trail while ensuring the availability of services to schools.

  1. Profile:

Required qualifications:

  •  At least two years’ working experience in a similar capacity.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Education, Training and Development, or other relevant field.

  • Work experience beyond an education institution setting would be an advantage

  • Requirements:

  • Demonstrable skills in public speaking, training facilitation and account management.

  • Willingness to develop programmes in a fast paced environment; and travel to various locations in Singapore to provide school services.

  • Working knowledge of Singapore education system both local and international.

  • Be process driven with strong record keeping skills and attention to detail.

  • Passionate about sustainability, environment and people development.

  • Fresh graduates with required skills and internship exposure may be considered.

  1. Working Relationships:

Internal - Works closely with the Head of Education and Outreach, Assistant Manager - Community and Assistant Manager - Engagement.

External - Works closely with education institutions (includes principals, heads of departments, teachers, administrators, etc) community partners and related parties.

 

This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Interested candidates should email a CV and cover letter to hr@wwf.sg. Please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line.