Education Project Assistant

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Education/Training
Posted on 13 Sep, 2021
Closing on 23 Sep, 2021

Job Description

Education Project Assistant – Aden/Lahj

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Education Project Assistant supports the implementation and monitoring of Gateway education activities in SC education target areas. The Education Project Assistant is the interface between local communities and Gateway. He/she is responsible for ensuring that all Gateway program activities are implemented to a high standard, in full consultation with local government authorities (mainly district-level and school leadership personnel) and local communities and in a timely manner. The Education Project Assistant will document project achievements, challenges and lessons learnt and will submit his or her reports to the Education Project Officer.

SCOPE OF ROLE: 

Reports to: Education Project Officer   
Staff reporting to this post: None

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Programme Support:

  • Implements and assists in the planning and implementation of formal basic education activities in Gateway program areas in close coordination with the relevant people in the community as outlined in the detailed implementation plan
  • Provides technical support to staff of Ministry of Education, Governorate Education Office, District Education Office and School Leadership for the improvement of utilization of education services in target areas
  • Coordinates with community leaders (mainly FMCs), school teachers, school management staff and partner organizations to implement educational and child protection activities and works closely with them to improve quality of education services
  • Trains community stakeholders and monitors the implementation of educational activities 
  • Collects and analyses project related data and keeps up-to-date the filing system for education project to show that the education activities have achieved their objectives
  • Supports all relevant MEAL activities related to planning and implementing baseline, midline and endline assessments and reporting on the same
  • Supports the implementation of campaigns such as SB2S and SBCC
  • Conducts child protection and child rights trainings and code of conduct for teachers and volunteers 
  • Prepares reports for the Education Project Officer with statistical and narrative information on the progress of the project in the target communities 
  • Works in close collaboration with other SCI staff (Wash, Health, etc.) in the target areas – develops joint work plans.
  • Supports SC trained volunteers, teachers and children in the implementation of project activities 
  • Provides technical assistance to other programs when requested by the supervisor.
  • Supports administrative tasks such as preparing Purchase Requests
  • Any other duties as may be assigned form time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education or in any other closely related field  
  • Experience working as a teacher or development professional in education or closely related field
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience of working with children in a responsible and caring manner
  • Experience in monitoring and reporting of community development programs
  • Strong understanding of community development processes
  • A working knowledge of computers including use of MS Office Suite

Desirable:

Very good written and oral communication skills in English

Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday 
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated 

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 
We are looking for people with enthusiasm and commitment to improve the protection and promotion of the rights of all children and to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Save the Children International seeks to always be a child safe organization through fulfilling its obligations to the community and through programme implementation carried out by the organization for safeguarding children and to improve the living standards of the child.”

How to Apply

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply. You can apply here.

Deadline for submitting applications: 23rd Sep 2021

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Important Notes / مقترحات هامة

Following the instructions on How to apply will always increase your chances of getting your application looked at.
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