Education Assistant Non-profit Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   Education Assistant
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Project Officer Education
About US:
The Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60
years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for
refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of
displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education,
emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene
Job Summary:  The Education Assistant will be responsible
for the day to day running of the centers. The incumbent will closely work with
the teachers, learners and the community members. He/ she will be required to work
in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation,
inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our
actions and relationships.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Monitor and report on the project activities
    and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards
  • Work with the community education
    committees in the planning and enrollment of the activities
  • Distribute and monitor the use of school
    materials according to procedures
  • Administrate teachers’ and school
    children’s payments and entitlements
  • Assist the teachers in their work
  • Suggest new methods and approaches in
    order to improve the quality of the activities
  • Report all protection related concerns
  • Carry out data collection as required
  • Prepare field reports
  • Prepare and file relevant documents as
    required by line manager
  • Responsible for community
    mobilization/sensitization on ALP/VST and other related activities.
  • Provide on-site support supervision and
    feedback to ALP/VST teachers and Head teachers and Instructors.
  • Ensure community participation,
    contribution and ownership in the ALP/VST program.
  • Carry home visits to ALP/VST
    learners/students and take part in discussing issues that affect the child
    as a mentoring process.
  • Liaise with community leaders to ensure
    that out of school children benefit from ALP activities.
  • Identify community concerns that hinder
    the enrolment of children in ALP, retention and completion and recommend
    measures to address them.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports on
    activities within each ALP school with relevant data
  • Inspect and supervise regularly all the
  • Ensure a constructive co-operation with
    local authorities and host schools in implementing ALP activities.
  • Assist in identification and
    registration of ALP/VST learners (database)
  • Assist in updating ALP/VST learners’ and
    teachers’ data base.
  • Participate in relevant meetings
    including coordination meetings with other education partners at field

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee
    Council (NRC) Education Assistant job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in education
  • Registered with Ministry of Education
    and Sports and in possession of registration certificate
  • Teaching experience of five years and
  • Experience from working with education
    projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in
    complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the
    position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in both spoken and written
  • Ability to speak any local language
    commonly spoken by the beneficiaries
  • Knowledge of the local context and
    education systems in Uganda
  • Ability to work harmoniously with the
    refugees and host communities.
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 14th January 2019
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