2 Project Officer – Education NGO Job Opportunities – War Child Canada (WCC)

 

Job Title:    Project Officer – Education (2
Job Vacancies)

Organization:  War Child Canada (WCC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to:
Project Manager

 

About US:

War Child Canada
(WCC) is an international charity, with the vision of “a world where no child
knows war”.  War Child Canada works with
war affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through
access to education, opportunities, and justice with cross cutting themes of
child protection and gender.  War Child
Canada also takes an active role in raising public awareness around the impact
of war on communities and the shared responsibility to act. Currently WCC
implements protection, education and livelihood programs for refugees and host
communities in Adjumani, Moyo/Obongi, Lamwo, Yumbe, Arua and Isingiro
districts.

 

Job Summary:  Reporting to the Project Manager, the Project
Officer – Education will manage the day-to-day operations including
mobilization, implementation and development of community sensitization and
training activities for refugee community beneficiaries, host community members
and all education actors relevant to achieving the project goal. The incumbent
will also be responsible for conducting awareness campaigns, supervising
accelerated Learning program teachers, forge strong partnership and
collaboration with governmental departments and nongovernmental organizations
to identify and effectively respond to education concerns, with particular
focus on school going children.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop
and provide community sensitizations and dialogues on education.

·       
Provide
training and supervision to Accelerated Education Teachers on teacher code of
conduct.

·       
Conduct
Education Supervision clinics together with the district Education Office
representatives

·       
Organize
and facilitate monthly forums that bring together refugee women and girls to
share experiences and discuss issues related to women and girls in Education

·       
Provide
technical training on Education, Child protection, Refugee rights and
obligation actors, and other relevant actors.

·       
Prepare
communication and training materials and develop new sensitization and training
approaches.

·       
Make
follow up visits in each community after activities to document impact.

·       
Conduct
radio panel discussions as per the work plan.

·       
Participate
in Education sector meeting at the settlement or when delegated by project
manager to attend at the District level.

·       
Actively
participate in the development and dissemination of Education and Communication
(IEC) material to both refugees and host communities

·       
Work in
liaison with the Legal team to ensure a consistent and coordinated
implementation of programs for instance when involving legal staff to take up
training/ awareness sessions

·       
Conduct
mobilization for education key stakeholders, community members to participate
in awareness sensitization and trainings as requested by Project Manager

·       
Extensive
collaboration and consultation with local and nationals in the NGO and private
sector authorities, INGOs, national NGOs, refugee / community leaders and the
community

·       
Prepare
narrative project activities reports and to recommend any areas of improvement.

·       
Undertake
field monitoring visits in each community after the training/ outreach
activities have been conducted to assess impact and identify potentials for
program improvement

·       
Participate
in the community surveys to assess program results and impact and as well
participate in the quarterly internal reviews of the program

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a first degree or equivalent qualification in Education,
Social Science related field with specialized trainings in teachers’ training

·       
A
minimum of three years’ experience in Education programming activities
particularly in providing classroom support to teachers.

·       
Ability
and Skills in participatory methodology to facilitate secondary teachers’
trainings in the host and refugee’s community

·       
Proficiency
in computer packages such as MS word, Excel Power Point and Data base

·       
Previous
experience in project report writing

·       
Prior
exposure and experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of Training Programs.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should
send an updated CV with a cover letter as one PDF document (3 pages max,
including three professional referees current and/or past line managers)  to HR department: War Child Canada, Plot
1006, Kironde Road, Muyenga, Kampala 
OR  martha@warchild.ca with the
subject: position of …

 

Deadline: Friday 6th November 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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