Several Education Project Assistant Job Opportunities – Windle International Uganda (WIU)

Organization: Windle International Uganda (WIU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner
for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Windle International Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust
Uganda is a registered INGO whose mission is to promote peace and development
in communities through provision and coordination of Education and training for
Refugees and people affected by conflict.Windle International Uganda is the
lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in Uganda with close
collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the Office of the Prime
Minister.
Job Summary:    The Education Project Assistant will support
the day-to-day implementation of the Education project within the refugees’
settlement of posting. This position is responsible for supporting settlement
operations with regards to Education and it will entail maintaining close
contact with schools and other Educational Institutions on a daily basis within
the settlement on the overall Education programming direction of Windle, UNHCR
and OPM on the adaptation of UNHCR’s Uganda Education Strategy, on Monitoring
and assessing impact, on provision of technical assistance, and on liaising
with partner agencies. In exercising these responsibilities, the post directly
implements strategies to address particular situations arising from different
contexts in the field, as well as provision of technical advice and support (on
Early Childhood, learning achievement in Primary Education, Accelerated
Education, Secondary Education access, and Vocational Skills Training) to
schools, Head teachers and other staff with management responsibilities related
to education management, and as needed to those representing education issues
on behalf of Windle International Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
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Conduct daily school supervision and monitoring.
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Ensuring that participation of persons of
concern in decisions and initiatives pertaining to their own
·      
Education is assured through continuous
assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based
approaches.
·      
National education provision capacities are
improved through direct engagement, research and advocacy with all relevant
external interlocutors.
·      
Protection within the school environment is
actively promoted in collaboration with other relevant programmes.
·      
Implement activities to ensure that Persons of
concern are treated with dignity, respect and professionalism in line with the
UNHCR Code of Conduct.
·      
Daily supervision of Schools to ensure that
there is integrity in the delivery of education services by all WIU mandated
Education staff.
·      
Engage in Community dialogue and spread
awareness to see that Education activities have support and are accepted by the
Communities.
·      
Adhere to Windle International Uganda’s
policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
·      
Assist with the implementation of the support
function portfolio according to work plan
·      
Prepare and develop status reports as required
by the Education Project Officer and Settlement Manager
·      
Support the Monitoring and Evaluation function
in the Collection of relevant data from the schools
·      
Ensure proper filing of documents including case
studies from schools
·      
Promote and share ideas for improvement of the
support function
·      
Conduct trainings and mentorships to improve the
community teachers’ ability to source, assess, develop and utilize a range of
appropriate teaching and learning materials that can be used inside and outside
the classroom for learners.
·      
Encourage participation and relationship
building amongst learners, teachers and community education committees to
sustain the ongoing development.
·      
Conduct regular classroom observations,
mentorships, individual and group assessments of community teachers to improve
the classroom teaching and learning.
·      
Support the Project Officers in developing
community teacher induction and refresher Training Manuals.
·      
Support Project Officers in developing community
Education Committees and training manuals
·      
Participate in the development and improvement
of Education Monitoring Tools
·      
Conduct teacher evaluations on teaching
methodologies (Learner-Centered Methods)
·      
Support the improvement of project
documentation.
·      
Initiate innovative evaluations in emergency
practices.
·      
Support Project Officers in reporting,
procurement and distribution of scholastic materials, recreational kits and
school uniforms.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
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The applicant for the Windle International
Uganda (WIU) Education Project Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Arts in Arts or other related courses.
·      
Additional training in Education and Education
Management is desirable as an added advantage
·      
Two years of experience in Educational
programming with a reputable institution, National or International NGO;
·      
Must be in possession of a valid riding permit
(Driving permit class A) with proven ability to ride motorcycles; this is a
requirement for the position.
·      
Knowledge of implementation on child friendly
spaces, peace building, education in emergencies and psychosocial care is an
added advantage
·      
Broad knowledge and understanding of Education
concepts and issues in development context especially in Uganda; Working
knowledge of the logical framework approach to Project design,
·      
Monitoring and Evaluation/ Project Cycle
Management
·      
Background in relevant Education systems with
good knowledge of relevant curricula.
·      
Demonstrated experience and skill in community
action planning, networking and research, analysis and report writing
·      
He/she should be in a high standard of
performance, punctual and disciplined.
·      
Strong facilitation and presentation skills with
a passion for sharing knowledge
·      
Ability to work with communities in a local
setting of refugee settlement and some basic Knowledge of the local language
will be an added advantage
·      
Field experience in programme implementation and
coordination.
·      
Knowledge of refugee protection principles and
framework.
·      
Familiarity with INEE Toolkit standards is
highly desirable.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants should apply online at the link
below.
Deadline: 13th January, 2020
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