2 Education Assistant NGO Job Vacancies – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:            Education Assistants (2 Job Vacancies)
Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent
humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises
across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance
to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee,
advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that
contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and
peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and
protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities.
NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global
leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own
country.
Job Summary:    The purpose of the assistant positions is to
assist in the day to day implementation of the Education Urban Project. The
incumbent will closely work with the teachers, learners and the community
members.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·      
Distribute and monitor the use of school
materials according to procedures
·      
Administer teachers’ and school children’s
payments and entitlements
·      
Ensure community mobilization/sensitization on
Education and other related activities.
·      
Ensure community participation, contribution and
ownership in the Education program Provide on-site support supervision and
feedback to Education teachers and Head teachers and Instructors.
·      
Carry home visits to Education 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 (OOSC) benefit from Education activities.
·      
Identify community concerns that hinder the
enrolment of children in school, retention and completion and recommend
measures to address them.
·      
Prepare weekly and monthly reports on activities
within each school with relevant data
·      
Inspect and supervise regularly all the
Education centers/schools.
·      
Ensure a constructive co-operation with local
authorities and host schools in implementing Education activities.
·      
Assist in identification and registration of
learners (database)
·      
Assist in updating learners and teachers’
database.
·      
Participate in relevant meetings including
coordination meetings with other education partners at field level.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Education Assistant job must hold a Bachelor of Education or relevant
field from a recognised institution.  
·      
At least two years of experience from working
with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context especially in urban
settings.
·      
Previous experience from working in complex,
volatile and urban contexts
·      
Documented results related to the position’s
responsibilities
·      
Fluency in both spoken and written English
·      
Ability to speak any local language commonly
spoken by the beneficiaries
·      
Knowledge of the local context and education
systems in Uganda
Personal Qualities
·      
Registered with Ministry of Education and Sports
and in possession of registration certificate
·      
Demonstrated Teaching experience of five years
and above.
·      
Ability to work harmoniously with the refugees
and host communities.
·      
Excellent Computer skills (Ms. Word, Excel,
Power Point, etc.)
NB: Shortlisting
will be done on a rolling basis, candidates are advised to apply ASAP.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 10thJanuary
2020
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