NRC - NGO Education Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

NRC - NGO Education Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The education officer will lead the implementation of Education project activities at zonal and Woreda level.

  • He/she will work closely with the Regional Education Bureau and Woreda education office, cluster supervisors and school directors.

  • He/she will closely work with the education Project Coordinator in developing a project detail implementation plan and necessary project amendments.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Generic Responsibilities

  • Support school directors, cluster supervisors, develop and implement a mentoring and support tools and systems for the better project implementations.

  • Ensure the implementation of the projects/activities and build the capacity of teachers to apply play-based learning methodologies in targeted schools.

  • Undertake & Implement Assessment for Learning, capacity development activities engaging key sector stakeholders at school level (teachers, school principals, PTSAs) in the projects target Woredas.

  • Deliver and provide school-based mentoring and coaching for outcome based Assessment for Learning in targeted schools.

  • Conduct a Survey about community view on the standard and quality of schools as well as community participation in the relevant planning and service delivery process of the education projects.

  • Workout on the improvement of children’s literacy of the IDP and host community Children

  • Strengthened between IDPs, host communities, and government structures through oversight of the educational systems and coordination mechanisms.

  • Work with the education program Coordinator to develop innovative approaches and develop research products on key areas of host and IDP education to support advocacy.

  • Ensure integration of other NRC CCs programs with the education programs/projects.

  • Prepare timely project weekly, monthly and quarterly reports in compliance with internal NRC requirements and any relevant external donor requirements.

  • Close management of Education projects staff, ensuring staff is clear on the work plan, priorities, and weekly schedules.

  • Working closely with the Monitoring & Evaluation team and accordingly implement the already agreed M & E Tasks.

  • Prepare regular progress reports of the project as required by the Education Project Coordinator, Education Specialist at Addis, and Area Program manager.

  • Provide feedback and share lessons learned
    from project implementations and financial reports.

  • In consultation and coordination with the education projects coordinator and communications and campaigns team, support the development of child protection related communication materials and briefs as necessary.

  • Monitoring, evaluation and quality assurance

  • Monitor and systematically document project results jointly with partners and stakeholders.

  • Measure progress against log frame indicators at key points as well as to conduct quality assurance of key interventions and MEAL plan.


  • Represents the education ‘sector as necessary at Zonal and Woreda level education cluster/forums/meetings on areas related to the project, and upon delegation

  • In cooperation with the education Project Coordinator, ensure proper documentation of project experiences and lessons learned, best practices and achievements

  • In cooperation with the education team, provide information and inputs to be used for NRC Education information and communication materials

  • Help build documentation for evidence (case stories, best practices, studies, progress reports)-

  • Undertake advocacy interventions (meetings, briefings) with woreda, and local stakeholders to increase investments in reading to improve literacy.

  • Conduct any other tasks assigned by your line manager.


    Generic Professional competencies

  • Experience from working as Education Officer or any other education related positions in a humanitarian context

  • Previous experience from working in complex contexts and far to reach areas.

  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.

  • Documented Work Experience not less than 3 years as Education staff.

  • Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience

  • Experience from working in Hard to reach areas and in humanitarian context

  • Good experience of working Somali region.

  • Minimum Degree in Education (Educational Leadership and Management, Plaining, Curriculum Development, and Teaching) or Other Related social science with minimum three (3) year of education related experience.

  • Fluent in Somali and English Languages.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to Prioritize responsibilities, carry out multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines

    Personal Qualities

  • Handling insecure environment

  • Planning and delivering results

  • Empowering and building trust

  • Communicating with impact and respect

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NRC - NGO Education Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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