Norwegian Refugee Council Education Project Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Norwegian Refugee Council Education Project Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

  • The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

    Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports the Education Project Officer in the implementation of the Education Work plan
    Monitoring of activities in schools and centers

  • Work with PTAs and children’s groups to address protection concerns in schools

  • Work with teachers in ensuring regular data collection, reporting and storage

  • Carry out community mobilization and awareness creation on the project activities and register children and youth for learning.

  • To prepare comprehensive work plans that will enable teachers plan appropriately for teaching and learning activities.

  • To ensure that training content is delivered using learner friendly methods as per the curriculum.

  • To monitor in a participatory manner, the implementation of the basic education curriculum is completed within the appropriate time.

  • To ensure that teaching and learning is thorough and learners are able to apply knowledge and skills acquired.

  • To cooperate and support the entire team of teachers in the project.

  • To distribute teaching and learning materials and other requirements on time and keep clear records on the same.

  • To submit progress reports to the Project Officer monthly or otherwise as may
    be required.

  • Promote close working relationship with other stakeholders.

  • Create awareness among refugees and the host community on the project activities and forge cooperation with other community livelihood activities.

    Professional competencies

  • Have at least five years of teaching experience in Primary School, pre-primary or any other formal or non-formal learning institution.

  • 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.

  • Experience in Project Management in humanitarian/recovery context.

    Context related skills, knowledge and experience

  • Be a Kenyan citizen.

  • Hold P1 certificate/Diploma in education from a reputable institution.

  • Have at least 5 years teaching experience in primary school.

  • Understanding of child protection issues in schools and working with PTAs in addressing them.

  • Experience in working with children with disabilities/special needs education.

  • Experience from working in a humanitarian /recovery context.

  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.

  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.

  • Knowledge about own skills/profile.

  • Good knowledge of English and Swahili.

  • Knowledge of local Turkana language will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

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

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