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3. Norwegian Refugee Council Education Project Officer Jobs in, Dadaab Kenya

Job description

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Develop training programmes and teaching/learning materials with particular emphasis on participatory methodologies
  • Implement and monitor project activities to ensure that they are consistent with plans, budget lines and expected outputs within NRC’s Project strategy and other standards
  • Ensure timely procurement, delivery and distribution of training tools, equipment and educational materials
  • Liaise with the World Food Program (WFP) in Dadaab and Hagadera on collection of Food for Training (FFT), food monitoring and preparation of regular FFT Reports as required.
  • Provide leadership in the recruitment of learners, academic teachers and Instructors for vocational skills training
  • Oversee design of learner assessments/tests, progress tracking, as well as summative evaluations
  • Supervise education project teachers and provide mentorship and on the job training as required to increase the capacity of the team in implementing Education Programme activities
  • Oversee the implementation of the prescribed curriculum in the education centers and ensure quality learning is achieved.
  • Develop strong monitoring and follow up mechanism to ensure good attendance and performance by learners and mitigate drop out of learners
  • Appraise national teachers and centre supervisors in line with NRCs HR policy, as well as monitor their attendance and general performance
  • Ensure quality controls and assurance in the implementation of education programme activities in the center’s
  • Ensure prudent management and use of resources in the centers.
  • Provide post graduate support to YEP learners, including timely procurement of startup kits, business skills trainings and mentorship programs.

    Qualifications
  • A degree in education is the preferred qualification. A social science degree in a related discipline would also be considered.
  • Proven training in curriculum development and implementation, and educational administration and training.
  • Proven academic or on-job training and understanding of the Project Cycle model in managing humanitarian assistance.
  • Experience from working as Education Project Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile areas
  • At least 3 years experience in supervising Education Programmes in emergency and humanitarian setting.
  • Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO/Ministry of Education will be an added advantage.
  • Relevant experience in Education support Livelihoods programs and youth IGA management’s skills.
  • Must be registered by the Teachers Service Commission or relevant professional body.
  • P1 certificate in education is an added advantage
  • Contextual understanding of education programming in Arid and Semi-Arid lands

    Education field
    Education

    Education level
    College / University, Bachelor's degree

    Personal qualities
  • Strong analytical, administration and documentation skills in the management of educational institutions or programs consisting of Youth and primary education.
  • Experience in proposal and report writing and excellent computer skills.
  • Special interest, understanding, sensitivity and proven skills in working with the disadvantaged Youth, children and especially girls.
  • Proven commitment and passion in inspiring disadvantaged children to achieve their full potential in education and ability to inspire others with the commitment
  • Good communication skills and Knowledge of the local language (Somali) – if different than English
  • Project implementation supervisory skills
  • Proficiency in Report Writing
  • Ability to resolve individual and group conflicts
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and deliver on deadlines

    We offer
    Duty station:
    Dadaab
    Contract period is up to December 2017.

    For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council Education Project Officer Jobs in, Dadaab Kenya

    4. Norwegian Refugee Council Education Project Assistant Jobs in Dadaab, Kenya

    The Education Project Assistant report to the Project Officer - Dadaab.

    Job description
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Monitor and report on the project activities and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards
  • Work with the community education committees in the planning and enrolment of the activities
  • Distribute and monitor the use of school materials according to procedures
  • Administrate teachers’ and school children’s payments and entitlements and assist teachers where necessary
  • Suggest new methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities
  • Report all protection related concerns
  • Carry out data collection as required
  • Prepare field reports – Weekly, monthly and quarterly
  • Prepare and file relevant documents as required by line manager

    Qualifications
  • Diploma in Education certificate from recognized and accredited institution
  • Two years’ experience in Education project and with evidence of successfully implementation of similar projects
  • Have at least five years of teaching experience in Primary School, pre-primary or any other formal or non-formal learning institution
  • Experience in supervising, training, and coaching education team staffs
  • Emergency Education experience will be highly desirable
  • Experience in community development initiatives
  • High level of personal integrity and sensitivity to adult psychology.
  • High standard of English methodology including oral skills.
  • Knowledge on use participatory and learner centred methods, children rights and the global education standards.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

    Education field
    Education

    Education level
    Academy college / University

    Personal qualities
  • Strong analytical, administration and documentation skills in the management of educational institutions or programs consisting of Youth and primary education.
  • Experience in proposal and report writing and excellent computer skills.
  • Special interest, understanding, sensitivity and proven skills in working with the disadvantaged Youth, children and especially girls.
  • Proven commitment and passion in inspiring disadvantaged children to achieve their full potential in education and ability to inspire others with the commitment
  • Good communication skills and Knowledge of the local language (Somali) – if different than English
  • Project implementation supervisory skills
  • Proficiency in Report Writing
  • Ability to resolve individual and group conflicts
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and deliver on deadlines

    We offer
    Duty station:
    Dadaab
    Contract period is up to December 2017.

    For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council Education Project Assistant Jobs in Dadaab, Kenya

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