Job Title: Fresher Education Officer – NRC Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: Imvepi Refugee Settlement – Terego district and Arua City
Reports to: Education Coordinator
Supervision of: Education Technical Assistants
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Profile
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Generic Roles and responsibilities
These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development plan.
Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Implement delegated CC project portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
Ensure proper filing of documents
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and assess new and better ways to assist
Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
Monitor and report on the assigned project activities and ensure compliance with implementation plans and NRC standards
Work with the key education stakeholders in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the project activities
Ensure accurate distribution and monitor the use of school materials supplied under the assigned project
Provide support supervision to teachers and lead teachers in their work
Report all protection related concerns raised during the project implementation period
Support accurate data collection as required by the project design tools (Results Framework)
Prepare/ review field activity implementation reports ensuring their accuracy and precision
Provide on-site support supervision and feedback to ALP teachers, lead teachers and head teachers.
Ensure community participation, contribution and ownership in the ALP program and the catch up approaches to lost learning.
Mentor project staff under your supervision for improved performance.
Conduct home visits to ALP learners and take part in discussing issues that may affect their achievement of learning outcomes.
Liaise with community leaders to ensure that out of schoolchildren benefit from ALP interventions and lost learning catchup programs.
Identify community concerns that hinder the enrolment, retention and completion of children, and recommend measures to address them.
Prepare weekly and monthly reports on activities conducted under the assigned project
Monitor regularly all the ALP centers/schools under the assigned project
Assist in updating ALP learners’, and teachers’ database.
Participate in relevant meetings including coordination meetings with other education partners at field level as may be guided by the line manager
Performing any other duties assigned by the line manager
Desired professional competencies, knowledge and behavioural skills
Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Some knowledge of English
Knowledge of the local context and education systems in Uganda
Knowledge of the school/ MoES catch up approaches to lost learning due to covid- 19 school closure.
Ability to work harmoniously with other staff, stakeholders, refugees and host communities.
Bachelor in Education
Registered with Ministry of Education and Sports and in possession of Registration Certificate
Teaching experience of five years and above.
Behavioural competencies (max 6)
Handling insecure environment
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:
The Job Description
The Work and Development Plan
The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
The End-term Performance Review Template
The NRC Competency Framework
How To Apply for NRC Uganda Jobs 2021
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