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IRC Uganda Jobs 2022 – Education Officer

Job Title: Education Officer – IRC Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: Uganda



International Rescue Committee (IRC) Profile

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power.

About Play Matters Project:

The Play Matters Project (2020-2025) is an education initiative funded by the LEGO Foundation. The project aims to increase play-based learning opportunities for nearly 1 million pre-primary and primary school aged refugee and host community children impacted by the humanitarian crises in East Africa and living in Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Uganda. This project aims to build children’s social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and creative skills through play in their homes, schools, and communities and will be implemented in partnership with War Child Holland, Plan International, Behavioral Insights Team and Innovations for Poverty Action.



Job Summary

IRC is seeking to recruit an Education Officer for the Play Matters project to be based in the field location of Lamwo

The Education Officer is overall responsible for quality implementation, day to day coordination of project activities to ensure timely support and effective execution of the activities at the school and community level. The role will also assist with capacity strengthening of volunteers and coordination as well as contribute to project monitoring, capacity strengthening and training at the community level. S/he will be expected to work in collaboration with other IRC sectors, consortium partners, settlement leadership and education implementing partners and as relevant participate in relevant multisectoral and inter-agency coordination forums and networks at settlement and sub-region levels.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Implement agreed project activities, decisions, and actions (programmatic and operational) as per plans and priorities
  • Carry out regular consultations, dialogues, information sharing, and feedback with relevant project and other key stakeholders
  • Participate in relevant events, forums, and meetings at community and school level
  • Contribute to capacity building of school and community volunteers
  • Coordinate distribution of project items, materials and follow up on the utilization by project clients.
  • Support community and school mobilization, awareness creation and delivery of project activities
  • In liaison with MEAL Manager; support studies, assessments, and dissemination of learnings.
  • Prepare and submit periodic and activity reports.



Minimum Qualifications for IRC Uganda Jobs 2022

  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Education Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from a recognized university/Institution or Any Humanitarian course
  • At least three years of experience in education related programming (may include Early Childhood Development (ECD), Accelerated Learning Programs (ALP), Psychosocial Support (PSS), Play, digital learning)
  • Experience working in multi-cultural context, refugee population and diverse contexts.
  • Experience in education related community-based programming, training, research is added advantage
  • Experience and abilities in using participatory techniques and learning
  • Ability to work well in and promote teamwork
  • Strong communication and reporting skills, both oral and written.
  • Good IT skills and knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.



How To Apply for IRC Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 31st March 2022



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