NGO job Vacancy for Senior Education Officer Teaching in Dadaab Kenya 2013

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Job Title: Senior Education Officer
Reporting To: Education Coordinator
Matrix Management: Education Program
Base Location: Dadaab

Islamic Relief is an international NGO, established in 1984 in the UK, Seeking to promote sustainable Economic and social development by working with local communities through relief and development activities.

We aim to help the needy regardless of Race, Religion, Color and Gender. Islamic relief is currently running Programmes in several sectors that include Education, Health & Nutrition, Water & Sanitation, Livelihoods Support and Child Welfare. IRK also implements seasonal Food Security Programmes including the Ramadan Food Distribution and Qurbani.

In consultation with education coordinator, the holder of the position will have overall responsibility on supervision of education officers, monitoring and evaluation of refugee education activities in Ifo refugee camp and Ifo 2 east and west camp. He reports to education coordinator.

Key Responsibilities
· Check on Work plans of education officers and ensure implementation of the same.
· Assign duties appropriately to education officers according to their JD.
· Oversee the overall implementation of all matters pertaining to education programs
· Guide and Support Education officers as they train and mentor education supervisors, head teachers incentive teachers, and school management committees in order to ensure quality delivery of programs.
· Work closely with M&E and SMP supervisor for the timely production of SMP reports.
· Ensuring that the implementation of Islamic Relief’s Education projects promotes capacity building to the maximum degree possible with local communities, the Education system, UNHCR,
local NGOs, CBOs, and government staff and agencies.
· Should adhere to CPP (Child Protection Policy)
· Ensure timely production of reports by collecting reports from education officers and forward them to education coordinator for compilation into one report.
· Write and submit all dugsi report within scheduled time.
· Document programme learning and disseminate lessons learned to key stakeholders in the field.
· Support staff to identify areas for development and jointly plan capacity building opportunities
· Ensure education team’s strengths are identified and recognized for programme and individual development
· To enhance the integration and expansion of dugsi into secular education
· Advice management on all matters pertaining to dugsi.
· Undertake any other duties as assigned by the Education Coordinator, Area Manager or other key Management Staff.

Required Skills
· At least 3 years of progressive experience in primary education programs for refugees or rural communities.
· Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO will be an added advantage.
· Strong analytical and administrative skills in the management of education/programs consisting of primary education.
· Experience in report writing and excellent computer skills.
· Experience in Training of Trainers/Facilitators skills (TOT & TOF) an advantage

· Degree in education.
· Proven knowledge on integrated Early Childhood Development training, curriculum development, implementation and educational administration.
· Proven academic or on-job training and understanding of the Project Cycle model in managing humanitarian assistance.

How to Apply:
Send in your updated CV with cover letter and 3 professional references to clearly mentioning the position you are applying for in the Subject. CVs will be screened on an ongoing basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NOTE: CVs will be screened on an ongoing basis and Interviews will be conducted STRICTLY in Nairobi office,only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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