Education Officer job at International Rescue Committee (IRC)


International Rescue Committee

Education Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 30 March 2022

Hiring Organization: International Rescue Committee

Job Details:

Job Overview:
IRC is seeking to recruit an Education Officer for the Play Matters project to be based in the field locations of Kyegegwa and 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 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 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.

Major 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.


Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education from a recognized university/Institution or Any Humanitarian course
• Minimum of 3 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.

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-03-21

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