Adult Education Officer INGO Jobs – Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

Organization: Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)
 Adult Education Team
Finnish Refugee
Council (FRC) is an INGO promoting adult education and community development
among refugees since 1997 as an operational partner to UNHCR and OPM.
Job Summary:  The Adult Education Officer will provide adult
education to the adult refugees and host communities who did not get the
opportunity to go through the formal education system. This position requires a
person who has capacity to design learning materials and use them to teach
adult learners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Evaluation (60%)
  • Collect and analyse data using FRC designed monitoring and
    evaluation tools and forms
  • Supervise Instructors to ensure learning groups are running as
  • Set end of course examinations for the learners
  • Supervise the making of the end of course examinations by the
  • Arrange for graduation of the learners who have successfully
    completed their courses
  • Provide professional guidance and mentoring of volunteer Instructors
    and adult learners
Training (20%)
  • Implement literacy and English training of adult learners
  • Prepare training related activities for non-formal training in adult
    education at FRC Kampala Office
  • Conduct trainings for Literacy and English Instructors
  • Arrange practical exercises and projects in support of Literacy and
    English language training
mobilization (10%)
  • Engage other operating partners in the mobilization and involvement
    in the FAL and EFA activities
  • Mobilise and motivate adult learners to join the learners’ groups in
    the community
  • Identify the potential Instructors in the community to facilitate
    adult learning in the area of operation
Innovation (10%)
  • Create participation and functionality methods of teaching
  • Develop appropriate learning materials to promote participation
    and  functionality among leaners
  • Establish, record and maintain mobile library box circulation among
    FAL and  EFA groups at the
    settlement and sub-county

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Adult Education Officer job must hold
    a  Bachelor’s degree in Adult
    Education /Pedagogy or Community Development with strong experience in
    adult education and literacy.
  • Previous experience on training, material development, participatory
  • Two years’ professional adult education work experience with
  • Should be flexible, innovative, with good record keeping, report
    compilation, communication, and interpersonal and team work skills.
  • A self-starter, and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Able to work under pressure with competing deadlines.
  • Able to work with a multi-cultural environment within the organization.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their Email applications to  
Please include in
your application letter:
  • Gross salary request,
  • Maximum 4-page long CV
  • Contact details (email and telephone) of 3 professional reference
23rd January 2019
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