Education Technical Assistant - Better Learning Programme

Recruiter / Employer: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Job Description

Role and responsibilities

  • Carry out community mobilization and awareness creation on the BLP and AEP project activities and register children and youth for learning. 
  • To prepare comprehensive work plans that will enable teachers plan appropriately for BLP activities
  • To ensure that BLP content is delivered using learner friendly methods as per the BLP curriculum.
  • To monitor in a participatory manner, the implementation of the BLP curriculum is completed within the appropriate time.
  • To ensure that BLP teaching is thorough and learners are able to apply knowledge and skills acquired.
  • To cooperate and support the entire team of teachers and facilitators in the project.
  • To distribute teaching and learning materials and other requirements on time and keep clear records on the same.
  • To submit progress reports to the Project Officer monthly or otherwise as may be required.
  • Promote close working relationship with other stakeholders.
  • Create awareness among refugees and the host community on the project activities and forge cooperation with other community education and psychosocial support activities.

Professional competencies

  • Have at least five years of teaching experience in Primary School, pre-primary or any other formal or non-formal learning institution.
  • Experience in community development initiatives
  • High level of personal integrity and sensitivity to adult psychology.
  • High standard of English methodology including oral skills.
  • Knowledge on use participatory and learner centred methods, children rights and the global education standards
  • Experience in Project Management in humanitarian/recovery context

Context related skills, knowledge and experience

  • Hold P1 certificate/Diploma in education from a reputable institution
  • Must have undergone training in and demonstrate a strong mastery of the BLP approaches.
  • Have at least 5 years teaching experience in primary school
  • Understanding of child protection issues in schools and working with PTAs in addressing them
  • Experience in working with children with disabilities/special needs education
  • Experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile
  • Good knowledge of English and Swahili
  • Knowledge of local Turkana language will be an added advantage.
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