Finn Church Aid Education Officers Jobs in Kenya
Finn Church Aid (FCA) is Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid.
Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid organisations.
We're seeking to recruit qualified, ambitious and experienced Kenyan Education Officers for county-level coordination and implementation of activities for the quality education Project.
Improving children’s access to quality and inclusive education in nomadic and semi-nomadic regions of northern Kenya, specifically in Turkana, Garissa and Marsabit counties - Promoting access to quality education in Northern Kenya for Out-of-School Children (OOSC).Main duties and responsibilities:Support the design of community mobilization plan and teacher professional development plan
Coordinate all community mobilization activities to improve county and community support for access to quality education
Apply system strengthening approach in working with MoEST and TSC to improve management of schools, curriculum delivery, life skills education and safety of children
Lead professional development activities for teachers and instructional coaches: Mobile- Mentoring, In-class instructional support for teachers, teacher training
Monitor all project activities and gather data on project activities, outputs, and outcomes
Contact person for the quality Education Project in the County
Keeping regular contact and coordinating activities with other education stakeholders
Keeping records of the all financial transactions and reporting them to the FCA Nairobi office monthly
Develop detailed project reports to ensure accountability and transparency to project partners and other stakeholders
Strengthen capacity of schools and communities to improve enrolment, attendance, learning outcomes and protection for Most Vulnerable Children
To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the FCA Code of Conduct.
Competence and Personal Requirements:
A master’s degree from an accredited university in education, guidance, educational administration and supervision, or a related field Working experience in remote communities with marginalized populations
Experience in educational program
administration work such as evaluation and testing; researching and writing educational grant proposals; administration of funded programs; and analysis of educational data
Administration/supervision of special education programs or student enrollment, youth development and school safety programs.(Experience in increasing primary school enrolment is a must)
Experienced Primary school teacher with deep knowledge of Kenyan Education system and Kenyan curriculum; will be an added advantage
Experience in career administration/development in a continuing education programs for teachers, skill assessment for substitute teacher and paraprofessional candidates; and planning and preparation of training programs
Demonstrated expertise in community mobilization, capacity to engage community and all levels of education stakeholders to promote right to and access to quality education
Over five years’ experience supporting professional development of Kenyan teachers; including experience in teacher training programs
Working knowledge of Project Cycle Management
Strong data collection, analysis and report writing skills
Good understanding of cross cutting issues such as gender, HIV and AIDS and climate change
Excellent interpersonal, communication and report writing skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams. Proven team orientation skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
Self-driven individual with remote supervisory skills and able to meet deadlines
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to apply by email sending your motivation letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org Subject should read the title of the position one is applying for instance; “Education Officer – KECO” by Tuesday 18th October, 2016
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