2 Fresher Adult Education Officer UNHCR Project 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 plan, arrange
and monitor adult education training to the adult refugees and host
communities, and to provide technical support and mentoring to the volunteer
literacy and language instructors. The position is part of the FRC “Adult
Education” – project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Technical Adult
Education Support and Training (40%)
  • Plan and implement functional adult literacy (FAL) and language
    training – such as English for Adults (EFA) – following the agreed
    curricula, topics and themes.
  • Provide professional support to and capacity building of volunteer
    instructors in the field of adult teaching, literacy and language
  • Arrange and support practical exercises and small projects in
    support of functionality in FAL and EFA courses.
  • Plan, prepare and conduct training of instructors.
  • Prepare and provide advice on testing of learners, including design
    of final exam.
Evaluation and Learning (40%)
  • Collect and analyse data using FRC designed M & E tools and
    forms on learners’ performance and instructors’ skills and competences.
  • Periodically analyse progress towards project outcome and outputs.
  • Record and discuss the lessons learnt and possible corrective
  • Monitor the performance and skills of instructors.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of learners.
Innovation (10%)
  • Develop methods and teaching approaches to enhance functionality and
    learner’s involvement.
  • Develop and experiment new learning materials to promote functionality
    and participation.
Mobilisation (10%)
  • Engage other partners in the mobilization and involvement in the
    adult education activities.
  • Mobilise and motivate adult learners to join the learning groups.
  • Identify potential volunteers in the community to facilitate and
    teach literacy and language courses as instructors.
  • Coordinate the graduation ceremony for learners.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Finnish Refugee Council (FRC) Adult
    Education Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Adult
    Education/Pedagogy or Community Development with strong experience Adult
    Education and Literacy
  • Two years of professional work experience in adult education work
    with communities.
  • Excellent experience in training, material development and
    participatory assessments
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and achieve results.
  • Experience working with non-governmental organisations, local
    communities, authorities.
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: 27th August 2019
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