Xavier Project - Assistant Education Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Xavier Project - Assistant Education Officer - Jobs in Kenya

Xavier Project has been working in Kenya and Uganda for last 10 years offering education opportunities to refugees of all- ages.

Our mission is to ensure that refugees are able to lead safe and fulfilled lives, whatever their background and we believe education is the best tool to achieve this.

Job Description and Expectations

Xavier Project is partnering with UNHCR to provide access to education to over 2000 refugees in Nairobi and its environs, Nakuru and Mombasa Counties.

Through this partnership, we hope to provide access to education to over 200 Secondary students through the secondary school sponsorship program.

The Assistant Education Officer will play a key role in ensuring that secondary students have optimal access to education.

Xavier Project is looking for an Assistant Education Officer who will:

  • Assist in identification of potential beneficiaries.
  • Assist in conducting School and home monitoring visits for students supported under the secondary school sponsorship program
  • Assist in organizing student events such as Youth camps, Education days and parents meeting among others.
  • Assist in writing status update reports for secondary students and monthly reports.
  • Assist to recruit and conduct interviews during the scholarship recruitment process.
  • Assist in the data management of supported students
  • Preform any other duty as required.
  • The Assistant Education Officer will work closely with the Secondary Education Officer and Education Specialist to develop good working practice.
  • The candidate MUST demonstrate how they are able to creatively contribute to the overall growth of Xavier project.

    Requirements

    Essential:

  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree in education or other
    relevant fields
  • At least 1 to 3 years working in child related environment; especially with youth from diverse backgrounds
  • Good understanding of the Kenyan education sector.
  • Excellent Communication skills in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to use Ms Office
  • Ability to work perceptively with refugee or marginalized communities.

    Desired:

  • Ability to conduct monitoring and evaluation
  • Interpersonal skills with ability to work with people from different back grounds
  • Advanced analysis and problem solving skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Expectations of Xavier Project

    Method of Application
  • Candidates interested in applying for this job should send their CV with names and contact details of 2 referees and responses to the questions below in place of a cover letter to jobs@xavierproject.org.
  • Applicants are urged to apply as soon as they can and not wait until the 14th June 2019
  • Candidates should use email title: KENYA ASSISTANT EDUCATION OFFICER.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Xavier Project is an equal opportunity employer and therefore does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, origin, gender or disability.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Xavier Project - Assistant Education Officer - Jobs in Kenya

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