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The Job

Education and child protection Assistant short term (4months) – Based in Taiz

ROLE PURPOSE:

Save the Children International (SCI) Yemen Country Programme has an annual budget of around USD 70 million and growing, working mainly on the humanitarian response to the ongoing conflict and its impact including more recently on the cholera outbreak. The SCI Yemen has over 700 staff and 1500 volunteers and works in nine governorates in the north and south of the country through seven field offices and two sub-offices in addition to the main office in Sana’a

The Education Project Assistant will implement and assist in the day-to-day planning and implementation of education activities in the impact areas in close coordination with the relevant people in the community. S/he will monitor the activities in the learning centres and support partners and community committees in addressing issues that might need support. The Project Assistant will support the management of learning centres and mobilize communities.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: CP/Education Project officer

Staff reporting to this post: N/A

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :

 Program Support:

  • With support from the CP/Education coordinator, develop, implement weekly activity.
  • Raise and follow up the procurement of project material and follow up with relevant department to ensure getting thing on time..
  • Disseminate information to communities (leaders, parents, partner etc.)  About education issues and available services.
  • Establish learning spaces – design and location based on assessment data.
  • Hold meetings with community committee and camp management who are serving children and community to understand their education priorities familiarize them with the projects and its objectives and engage them in the process.
  • Ensure that the Education program is implemented in ways that are responsive to communities and children, in line with SC’s principles, values and strategic plan and compliant with SC’s procedures.
  • Gain technical knowledge on education and other relevant areas so as to provide support and trainings to teachers and community members to maintain the standards and improve the quality of project activities.
  • Work closely with partner Organisation staff for effective project implementation.Collect program data properly and regularly and ensure that it is logically presented to the Data Management assistant.
  • Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports
  • Participate in team reviews of results and program progress and/or project evaluation when and as requested
  • Collaboration with other team members across to ensure synergies and consistency in our programming approaches.
  • Represent programming with local government, NGOs, communities and within SC as appropriate.

General

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities, fraud and other relevant policies and procedures.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

Ambition:

  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

Collaboration:

  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

QUALIFICATIONS 

University degree.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential:

  • Minimum one year professional experience with INGO, NGO supporting Education Program
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of children in the school and community.
  • Strong understanding of the contextual situation related to education.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of participatory development, child participation, education.
  • Ability to travel independently, including to rural communities and work long hours.
  • Good computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email)
  • Commitment to  and  understanding  of  Save  the  Children’s  aims,  values  and principles  including rights-based approaches

Desired:

  • Background in Emergency programming is an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written English skills and in the local language

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.

Child Safeguarding:

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.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply through link Bellow

Education and child protection Assistant-short term

The deadline for receiving applications is 19/05/2019

  • Employer: Save The Children
  • Category: Programs
  • Location: Taiz
  • Posted on: 13 May 2019
  • Deadline: 19 May 2019

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