Fresher Education Officer NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:            Education Officer
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil
their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work
around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Education
Officer is mainly responsible for providing ongoing community capacity strengthening
support, and coordination of the planning, implementation, monitoring &
evaluation and reporting of the Education Core Programme interventions. The Job
Holder will take responsibility for support of the Education Core programme to
promote safe, supportive schools and communities that increase the
participation of children to enable them to develop to their full potential. The
post holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency
team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Education
Officer job placement should have at least two years of working experience in
planning and implementing development programmes in Uganda.
The applicant should also have one year of teaching
Broad knowledge and understanding of Save the
Children working principles and approaches of Child Participation, Child Rights
Programming, Partnership, Child Safeguarding, Zero Tolerance, Monitoring and
Evaluation, Programme Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work
well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and
Ability to intervene with crisis management or
troubleshooting as necessary.
Highly developed interpersonal and communication
skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
Excellent time management and planning capacity
Excellent planning, coordination and reporting
skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of
complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
Computer literacy and excellent documentation
skills are a must.
Availability and willingness to work extra hours
during times of humanitarian responses.
Must be willing to be based in the field.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 15th
October 2017
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