Community Education Officer

Recruiter / Employer: FilmAid Kenya
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Job Function:

FilmAid Kenya will be working to ensure increased access to educational content and instructional learning through radio education. FilmAid Kenya will work with boys and girls through the digitization and broadcast of educational curriculum in their preferred language to expand access to instructional and educational content. In coordination with the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), FilmAid Kenya will produce audio-visual formats for both radio and film of KICD’s formal education and non-formal education curriculum, as well as translate these digital formats into the 5 key languages spoken in refugee camps and the host communities. The Community Education Officer will work closely with learners, teachers and education stakeholders during the production and translation of the curriculum, which will then be broadcast with the community radio stations to achieve education outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Design, Development and Dissemination of Educational Content

  • Ensure the development of content is contextually relevant, and awareness raising, and dialogues are designed and implemented to meet the stated objective of increasing education enrolment and retention
  • Drafting and translation of Education messages for bulk SMS system distribution
  • Coordinate closely with FilmAid Kenya Content and Creative teams and Community Engagement teams on the roll out of activities in target schools and communities
  • Provide technical leadership in FilmAid Kenya curriculum related material dissemination, implementation, monitoring and tracking of learning outcomes

Education Coordination with Stakeholders and Communities

  • Represent FilmAid Kenya in technical education coordination meetings with education partners in refugee camps and report back
  • Work with the Community advisory committees to approve messages to the community as well as collect feedback on messages
  • Coordinate closely with education partners in the camps to ensure implementation of FilmAid Kenya complementary education activities in target schools
  • Extend technical support, where needed, to teachers – Kenyans and refugee teachers –on implementation of Competency Based Curriculum (CBC), instructional materials, methodologies and evaluation of instruction
  • Co-ordinate and facilitate the organization and implementation of activities in schools in line with the Ministry of Education (MoE)

Project Support

  • Ensure timely delivery of project activities according to approved work plans
  • Support project planning, implementation, and monitoring to ensure achievement of education outcomes
  • Participate in needs assessments
  • Support project reporting, highlighting best practice and opportunities
  • Ensure Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) are at the center of implementation
  • Any other duties assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

1. Education: Minimum of undergraduate degree in Education

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