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

Organization: Finnish
Refugee Council (FRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Adult
Education Team Leader
About US:
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: 
Performance Evaluation (60%)
  • Collect and analyse data using FRC
    designed monitoring and evaluation tools and forms
  • Supervise Instructors to ensure learning
    groups are running as planned
  • Set end of course examinations for the
  • Supervise the making of the end of
    course examinations by the Instructors
  • 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
Community 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 assessments.
  • Two years’ professional adult education
    work experience with communities.
  • 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 persons.
Deadline: 31st January 2019
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