Education Project Assistant NGO Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:   
Uganda
Reports to: Education
Project Officer
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
Education Project Assistant will assist in the day to day implementation of the
Education project. The Education Project Assistant will report to the Education
Project Officer. He/she will be responsible for the day-to-day running of
activities among refugees in Kampala. 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 out
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 enrollment 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
ideal candidate for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Education Project
Assistant job must hold a Bachelor in education/Social Sciences/Community Based
Education.
·       
Registered
with Ministry of Education and Sports and in possession of registration
certificate
·       
Have
demonstrated Teaching experience of five years and above.
·       
Be able
to work harmoniously with the refugees and host communities.
·       
Excellent
Computer skills (Ms. Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
·       
Fluency
in both spoken and written English
·       
Ability
to speak any local language commonly spoken by the beneficiaries (e.g
Runyakitara, swahili )
·       
Knowledge
of the local context and education systems in Uganda
·       
Handling
insecure environment
·       
Planning
and delivering results
·       
Empowering
and building trust
·       
Communicating
with impact and respect
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 16th April 2020
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