Education Project Assistant - Dhobley (National Position) - Somalia

Somalia


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its programme. Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations. The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and South & Central), Kenya, Ethiopia Yemen, Djibouti and South Sudan.

The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the Education project

Candidates can apply online by going through the " VACANCIES" link at www.nrc.no
Email or Paper applications will not be considered

Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

Job description

Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
Ensure proper filing of documents
Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
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.
To sustain the ongoing development by encouraging participation and relationship building amongst learners, teachers and community education committees.
To improve the classroom teaching and learning through classroom observations, mentor and individual and group assessments of community teachers.
He/she should be in a high standard of performance, punctual and disciplined.
Conducting daily school supervision and monitoring.
Support the project officers in developing community teacher induction and refresher training manuals.
Support project officers in developing community education committees training manual
Participate in the development and improvement of education monitoring tools
Conduct teacher evaluations on teaching methodologies (Learner-Centered Methods)
Improve project documentation.
Initiate innovative evaluations in emergency practices.
Support project officers in reporting and procurement of scholastic materials, recreational kits and school uniforms.

Qualifications

Diploma in Education, Business Administration or related courses
Previous experience from working with education in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own manager skills/profile
Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
Ability to develop weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.

Personal qualities

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

Handling insecure environment
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect

We offer

Commencement: As soon as possible
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension
Duty Station: Dhobley
Salary/Benefits: According to NRC's general directions.
The candidate is to observe NRC's four core values dedication, innovation, inclusivity, accountability and the Code of Conduct for all staff.

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Somalia
  • Grade: Services and Support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Emergency Aid
    • Education and Training
  • Closing Date: 2017-05-07

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