Job Vacancy For Educational Programmes Manager At Challenging Heights (Winneba)

Challening Heights promotes youth and family empowerment and children's rights to education and freedom from forced labour in Ghana.

Challenging Heights in national NGO with a team of 76 employees working 40 fishing and farming communities across Ghana. As part of our expansion strategy we are looking for passionate and skilled team players to join us in the following area (all roles will be in Winneba):

Title: Educational Programmes Manager

The role holder will report to the Vice-President (Campaign, Research and Strategic Development).


•   Leadership in all educational projects and programmes, including the CH schools; Community Library and ICT programmes;
•   promoting school enrolment and quality in the various communities;
•   Developing vocational training programmes;
•   creating awareness for the need for children to be in school, and providing policy information for advocacy both at district and national levels.


•   Strong knowledge of Ghana’s educational policies and programmes.
•   Ability to articulate the organisation’s position clearly
•   Creative, proactive and self-starter.
•   Strong awareness in educational policies, programmes and debates
•   Strong leadership and supervisory skills
•   Keen eye for advocacy opportunities
•   Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
•   Ability to represent at the highest levels of meetings
•   High level computer skills
•   Fluency in Fantse or Twi will be a huge advantage

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum bachelors degree from any recognized university
•   Minimum three years working experience working in educational environment

Location: Winneba

How To Apply For The Job

Applications, consisting of a resume and covering letter explaining why you believe you are a suitable candidate for the post, should be submitted to:-

or delivered to:-

the Challenging Heights Programme Office,
Church of Christ Junction,
Commercial Road, Winneba.

Selection for interview for all roles will start from Monday 26th May 2014.

Closing Date: 25 May, 2014

A deep commitment to child rights and the aspirations of the organisation is an essential quality for all roles in Challenging Heights: we place more emphasis on practical knowledge, skills and passion than paper qualifications. We look for demonstrable skills and seek “can do” and “will do” employees.

Challenging Heights strives to be an equal opportunities employer, and female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.