The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the camp management, shelter, education, food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

NRC is looking for an Education Technical Assistant for our Area Office in Maiduguri, Borno State – Nigeria. The purpose of the Education Technical Assistant is to Implement NRC Education programme in line with NRC’s Education strategy.

NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and recently Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs

Education Technical Assistant

Location Maiduguri

Detail

Education Technical Assistant – Maiduguri Nigerian National Only
Education Technical Assistant (Nigerian Nationals Only) – Norwegian Refugee Council

Job description

Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Assist with the implementation of the programme portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
Monitor and review the overall commodity movements such as project deliveries, storage, transport and distribution at the site and verify if the amounts received, distributed and losses have been properly recorded.
Supervise the distribution of project supplies at the project sites and ensure proper distribution of entitlements and verify appropriate entitlements are distributed to beneficiaries
Review document and processes which authorize distribution. Ensure that an approved procedure is followed in the registration and selection of beneficiaries and ensures that distribution list is accurately consolidated
Ensure timely supply of teaching learning and recreational materials in the schools
Support teachers and children to initiate activities in learning centres that meet the psycho-social needs of the displaced children and teachers.
In consultation with the Project officer and teachers facilitate the running of sports/recreational and psycho-social activities in learning centres
Lead in mobilization and sensitization of community members on importance of education in collaboration with Parent Teachers Association, local administration and the Ministry of education.
Carry out registration of learners in established communities and learning spaces in collaboration with local leaders, teachers and Parent Teachers Association.
Ensure schools and learning spaces NRC is working are safe for children. Protect children and all the project beneficiaries against any form of exploitation
Ensure Complains response mechanism is in place in schools and persons of concern receive feedback.

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Qualifications

At least 1 year experience in similar positions
Education degree or similar field
Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience
Experience in budget management
Experience working with community at grass root level
Experience working in Ministry of Education system is preferred
High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria
Knowledge in Community Mobilization or related field.
Knowledge of the Local languages is an advantage.
Education field

Education title: Bachelors’ degree or equivalent
Education level

College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities

Handling insecure environment
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect
Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We offer

Commencement: August 2018
Duration: 7 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
Duty stations: Maiduguri, Borno State – North East Nigeria with 30% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.
Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.
Miscellaneous info

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Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Education Officer

Location Maiduguri

Details:

Education Officer – Maiduguri Nigerian National Only
Education Officer (Nigerian Nationals Only) – Norwegian Refugee Council

Job description

Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tool, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
Implement the Education activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
Prepare periodic status reports and other documents as required by management
Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
Identify and document key protection issues among beneficiaries (both Direct and indirect beneficiaries)
Together with the Protection and Advocacy team facilitate capacity building initiatives for Education staff on protection mainstreaming
Lead in organizing and facilitating trainings programmes in psychosocial support, life skills, content and pedagogy.
Lead the Education emergency team in developing training programmes for teachers and Parent Teachers Association including follow-up and support.
Participate in cluster trainings by offering technical skills and knowledge when required in consultation with the project coordinator.
Develop and execute teacher support programme at school level together with Ministry of Education officials
Supervision of Education assistants under your responsibility

Qualifications

At least 3 years’ experience in similar positions

Education degree or similar field
Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience
Experience in Teachers’ training

Experience in budget management
Experience working with community at grass root level
Experience working in Ministry of Education system is preferred
Documented results related to position
Knowledge of local languages is an advantage

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High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
Education field

Education title: Bachelors’ degree or equivalent
Education level

College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities

Managing resources and achieving results
Handling insecure environments
Working with people
Coping with change

Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
Communicating with impact and respect:

All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
We offer

Commencement: August 2018
Duration: 7 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 5 Step 1)

Duty stations: Maiduguri, Borno State – North East Nigeria with 30% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.
Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.
Miscellaneous info

Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Method of Application
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Education Technical Assistant
Education Officer

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