Fresher Education Project Assistant UNHCR Jobs – Windle International Uganda (WIU)

 

Job Title:    Education Project Assistant (Fresher
NGO Careers)

Organisation: Windle
International Uganda (WIU)

Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Education
Project Officer

 

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 Management 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
responsibilities related to education management, and as needed to those
representing education issues on behalf of Windle International Uganda.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Daily
supervision of Schools to ensure that there is integrity in the delivery of
education services by all WIU mandated Education staff.

·       
Promote
Child Protection within the school environment in collaboration with other
relevant

·       
programmes.

·       
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.

·       
Implement
activities to ensure that Persons of concern are treated with dignity, respect
and professionalism in line with the UNHCR Code of Conduct.

·       
Engage
in Community dialogue and spread awareness to see that Education activities
have support and are accepted by the Communities.

·       
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

·       
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.

·       
Support
Project Officers in developing training manuals

·       
Participate
in the development and improvement of Education Monitoring Tools

·       
Conduct
teacher evaluations on teaching methodologies (Learner-Centered Methods)

·       
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:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Windle International Uganda WIU Education Project
Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Special
Needs Education, Adult Education 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.

·       
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 qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 18th January 2021

 

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