Education Officer  

Job Description
The Education Officer is responsible for coordination and implementation of the Education projects.

    Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
    Ensure that education department has up to date, accurate data and analyse such data appropriately to the needs of the department
    Promote and share ideas for improvement
    Implement delegated education project portfolio according to plan of action (according strategy, proposals, budgets, plans and donor requirements)
    Prepare and develop status reports as required by supervisor
    Ensure proper filing of documents
    Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
    Coordinate with relevant partners within the Education sector and represent NRC at camp relevant meetings.
    Supervise the Education Assistants ensure they prepare and follow weekly and monthly work plans.
    Implement delegated Education project portfolio according to plan of action (according to strategy, proposals, budgets, plans and donor requirements)
    Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
    Support the implementation of NRC’s Education programme policy through working with programme management.
    Prepare and submit weekly and monthly, quarterly and annual operational plans and reports of education activities
    Develop plans for improved education activities on the basis of previous evaluations
    Use the collected data effectively to continuously monitor and evaluate the performance of all educational activities
    Ensure that procurement and distribution of sanitary kits, hygiene and play materials and equipment for the pupils are timely and according to procedures
    Takes lead in conducting teacher training  and continuous gap teacher training identification and analysis.
    To undertake any additional duties determined by the Education Coordinator, Education Manager or Area Manager.

Professional Competencies
    Degree in Education or higher diploma with experience of working in Education sector.
    Proven practical experience in the planning and execution of education projects for at least 3 years mostly in humanitarian assistance.
    Ability to initiate, develop, plan and implement an integrated programme.
    Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information.
    Experience from working as an Education Officer/ equivalent with more field coordination roles in a humanitarian/recovery context
    Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    Be able to use a wide variety of software, including Word, Excel and Power Point
    Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio
    At all times in and outside work adherence to NRC code of conduct
    Participate actively in supervisory and appraisal process
    Maintain confidentiality at all times
    Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations (minority groups, PSN etc)
    Demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity issues into Education Programming.
    Planning and delivering results
    Empowering and building trust
    Communicating with impact and respect
    Handling insecure environment Work with courtesy, sensitivity, tact and flexibility
    Maintain confidentiality at all times before more information use this link

Position:  Education Officer

Duty station:  Mtendeli

Duration & Type of Contract:     12 months with possibility of extension subject to funding availability.

The deadline for submitting the application is 07 February, 2021

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