Education Project Officer Save the Children

Save the Children is the World’s largest independent organization, making immediate and long-lasting improvements to children’s lives in over 120 countries world wide. We work for a world which respects and values each child, which listens to children and learns, and where all children have hope and opportunity. We’re determined to achieve dramatic change
For the world’s most vulnerable children and we have a huge sense of pride in what we do.

Save the children is looking for a highly skilled and qualified person to the position of

Job Title: Education Project Officer (1Position)
Location: Pagak Upper Nile
Reports to: Field Program Manager

Job Purpose
The Education Project Officer will work closely with the DCR Project Manager to implement the education component of the DCR project in Upper Nile. S/he will be responsible for facilitating and supervising a range of activities including (but not limited to): the distribution of school supplies, school rehabilitation and construction, training of teachers and PTAs, capacity building, support to children’s clubs and advocacy. The Education Project Officer will regularly monitor and report on the progress of project activities.

Person specification
Project Implementation
• Work closely with the DCR Project Manager in implementing and developing all aspects of the education component of the DCR project
• Support targeted primary schools in Maiwut County and ensure they are visited on a regular basis
• Plan, organise and oversee PTA and teacher training activities and ensure follow up, monitoring and evaluation is done to support the participants
• Ensure PTAs and SMCs have appropriate management structures and systems in place with representative leadership and membership, and ensure they practice a form of inclusive development planning, with active participation of marginalised or most vulnerable social groups
• Facilitate the participation of PTAs and SMCs in relevant alliances and networks, such as the Upper Nile Civil Society Forum, in targeted areas
• Supervise to ensure timely and accurate delivery of material supplies to schools
• Supervise to ensure timely, high quality rehabilitation and construction in schools
• Ensure child participation in project activities through the formation of children’s clubs and provision of support materials and training
• Ensure that project progress is effectively monitored through the collection of baseline data and analysis of key indicators, ensuring that all results are properly documented
• Evaluate, monitor and review to ensure strict compliance of project activities with Save the Children national and global policies and procedures and with relevant donor regulations and agreements, INEE, SPHERE guidelines and the NGO code of conduct
• Coordinate, supervise and provide technical support to local implementing partner(s) in order to build their capacity in different areas of project implementation

Financial Management
• Manage and account for cash / floats for activities such as children’s clubs, PTA and teacher trainings, community mobilisation workshops, local education authorities’ capacity building workshops and other components of training programmes

Representation and Coordination (Internal and External)
• Build and sustain good working relationships with key local education authorities at County and Payam levels and any other local education stakeholders and partners through clear communication, representation and feedback
• Represent Save the Children in meetings, workshops and activities, with the ability to understand and explain Save the Children policies, practices and approaches
• Establish good relations with the local civil administration and community leaders, particularly the chiefs, sub-chiefs, women’s groups, parents and children
• Advocate and support equal participation of women and girls in education

General
• The responsibilities of this post require the holder to have one to one contact with children or young people, therefore the Education Project Officer is expected to carry out the responsibilities of the role in a way which reflects Save the Children's commitment to safeguarding children in accordance to the Child Protection Policy
• Assist with other relevant duties as identified and assigned by the line manager

Essential
• Bachelors Degree / Diploma in Education and/or qualified teacher with at least 3 years teaching experience (specifically working with children)
• Good understanding of educational needs in the region and the entire education system of South Sudan
• Experience of teacher training and training of trainers
• Excellent written and spoken English; ability to speak the local language (Thok Naath) will be considered an advantage
• Experience and knowledge of community and child participation methodologies
• Computer skills, with good knowledge of Word and Excel and the ability to produce high quality reports
• Strong representation, advocacy and communication skills
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team to achieve set objectives
• Ability and willingness to walk or cycle substantial distances and camp for extended periods.

Save the children work with children, communities and government all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job. Because Save the Children‘s work is based on deeply held values and principles, it is essential that our commitment to children‘s right and humanitarian principles is supported and demonstrated by all members of staff.
Save the Children‘s child safeguarding policy and code of conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Save the Children Promotes equality of opportunity and strive for a representative workforce. We strongly encourage people from all social, economic, ethnic, religious and racial backgrounds and we actively encourage people with disabilities to apply for positions. Save the Children values diversity.

Interested potential applicants should send electronic applications, CVs, non returnable copy of their educational documents and recommendation letters by e-mail to: tondodbasar@yahoo.com Or drop hard copy to Save the children head office in Hai Malakal-Juba or address to Human Resource Officer-Upper Nile, Save the Children in South Sudan.

Closing date for submission of application is 14/08/2011 @ 4pm
Only potential short listed applicants will be contacted.
This position is open to SOUTHERN SUDANESE NATIONALS ONLY
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply.
Education Project Officer Save the Children Education Project Officer Save the Children Reviewed by Unknown on 10:51:00 AM Rating: 5

No comments:

JOBS CATEGORY

Tanzania Kenya NGO JOBS Uganda Best Jobs Consultancy Rwanda ICT JOBS Administrative United Nations Sudan Best Jobs Finance Health - Medical Engineering Ethiopia Education Agricultural Lecturer Human Resources Somalia Media Congo - Kinshasa Legal Jobs Bank Jobs Monitoring and Evaluation Mining World Vision Burundi Procurement African Barrick Gold Accountant Zambia Sales and Marketing US EMBASSY East African Community Mozambique Telecoms Research CARE International Save The Children Plan International Arusha Malawi South Sudan Oxfam Scholarships African Development Bank Finance and Administration SafariCom Aviation The Commonwealth American Embassy Sales Zanzibar Environmental Catholic Relief Services Dar es salaam USAID Operations FHI 360 UNDP Security World Bank Economist TradeMark East Africa Unicef Hospitality Managers International Rescue Committee (IRC) Restless Development Accounting Civil Engineers AMREF Morogoro Utumishi AfDB African Development Bank COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale Driver - Logistics Path International Mwanza African Union Tigo Jobs Marketing Mbeya Teaching Au African Union PSI Population Services International Pwc PricewaterhouseCoopers East African Breweries North Mara Gold Mine ACTED Djibouti Malaria Consortium Bulyanhulu Gold Mine DFID Driver Buzwagi Gold Mine Jhpiego COMESA FINCA JOBS International Jobs Adeso Danish Refugee Council Kilimanjaro Nairobi Coca-Cola Handicap International Pact International Rio Tinto Solidarités International Tender EGPAF Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Logistics Serengeti Breweries Ltd Nation Media Group Africare Norwegian Refugee Council Samaritan's Purse Chemonics International COUNTRY DIRECTOR ICAP of Columbia University InterShips Precision Air RwandAir Marie Stopes International (MSI) Serengeti Breweries Volunteer Climate Change IGAD Tetra Tech ARD Agriculture Jobs Dodoma Iringa One Acre Fund Project Management Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI Technoserve Twaweza East Africa ActionAid Lutheran World Federation SADC Secretariat Tanga Vso International ACDI/VOCA Halmashauri Agha Khan Kenya Commercial Bank World Agroforestry Centre Deloitte East Africa International Organization for Migration (IOM) COMESA Secretariat: Software Engineering Safety and Security Shinyanga Jobs Tanzania Breweries Pathfinder International World Health Organization KPMG TANROADS Tanzania Electric Supply Company British Council Futures Group KCB BANK UN-Habitat WFP World Food Programme Barclays GEITA GOLD MINING TANESCO Electrical Engineer Food and Agriculture Organization GOAL Mombasa Tabora WWF World Wide Fund for Nature Microsoft Tanzania Ports Authority East African Development Bank Family Health International (FHI) IBM EAST AFRICA IntraHealth International Mercy Corps SERIKALINI - GOVERNMENT OF TANZANIA AccessBank Community Development Jobs Data Base Management Google Africa ICAP - TZ KEMRI/CDC Program WaterAid Tanzania Auditor SNV International Stanbic Bank Amnesty Horn Relief Kampala Management Systems International (MSI) Standard Chartered Bank VETA Christian Aid DIAMOND TRUST BANK Helen Keller International Help Age Mtwara Uganda Telecom Airtel Africa Equity Bank Internships Marie Stopes TCRA Web Development B B C WORLD SERVICE Human Rights Kigali Makerere University Nile Basin Initiative Kenyatta University Kigoma Mzumbe University NSSF National Social Security Fund Nile Breweries Limited Tulawaka Gold Mine University of Nairobi kenya Airways Bank of Tanzania Graduates MTN Muhimbili National Hospital Nepad Partners in Health Room to Read SUMATRA UNWOMEN African Wildlife foundation (AWF) KEMRI Kagera Librarian MENTOR Initiative Trainee USAILI - INTERVIEW Uiversity of Nairobi WaterAid International icipe Project CAFOD - Catholic Agency for Overseas Development Egerton University EngenderHealth Goal Ireland Kenyan Banks Lake Victoria Basin Commission Peace Corps TANAPA TASAF Tanzania Social Action Fund Zanzibar University ACB AKIBA COMMERCIAL BANK AGRA Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa Advans Bank Ethiopian Airlines Freedom House IITA International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Legal Moshi NMB BANK Resolute Tanzania Singida Uganda Uganda National Roads Authority University of Dar es salaam University of Dodoma British High Commission ChildFund EWURA FilmAid International NECTA TPDC Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) United States International University World Concern Aga Khan Foundation CBA Commercial Bank of Africa Ecomist Ernst and Young IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature International Medical Corps Islamic Relief Kakira Sugar Musoma National Institute for Medical Research OPEN UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA Relief International TAA Tanzania Airports Authority Trócaire Uganda Revenue Authority VODACOM TANZANIA VSF Belgium Architects Hivos IFC International Finance Corporation Ifakara Health Institute Inoorero University International Commercial Bank Kenya Red Cross Society MADEREVA Medical Oil and Gas Pwani University College SOKOINE UNIVERSITY Tumaini University Water Engineering AWF African Wildlife Foundation Acacia Mining Accounts African Virtual University Altima Africa Ardhi University Bank of Uganda Business Development Concultancy Del Monte Kenya Embassies Kenya Airports Authority Lake Victoria South Water Services Board Mara National Bank of Commerce RECORDS MANAGEMENT JOBS RUKWA Ruvuma Search for Common Ground Songea TTCL Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited Unilever War Child International Zinduka Afrika ACORD AKU ​Aga Khan University Africa Nazarene University Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) Aga Khan Health Services CRDB BANK Commercial Bank of Africa Daraja Tanzania Engineers Registration Board (ERB) Fina Bank International Potato Center International Potato Center (CIP) Intrahealth Jomo Kenyatta University Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre Kyambogo University Lindi Jobs MCL Mwananchi Communications MUHAS-harvad Moi University NBC BANK National University of Rwanda Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority Njombe Nuru International Nzoia sugar Company RTI International SUA SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE THE LAW SCHOOL OF TANZANIA TRA Tanzania Revenue Authority Tanzania Postal Bank The Foundation For Civil Society Udhamini wa Masomo Western Union AIR TANZANIA Action Against Hunger (ACF) Agricultural Society of Kenya BRALIRWA Bondo University College Caritas Comoros Concern Worldwide Conservation Jobs Consolidated Bank of Kenya DHL Express Ewaso Ngiro South River Basin Development Authority Geologist Gulf African Bank INSTITUTE OF ADULT EDUCATION Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Kabale University Kabale University (KAB) Kenya Ports Authority KickStart International MORUWASA Morogoro Urban Water and Sanitation Authority MSH Management Sciences for Health Mumias Sugar Company Nairobi Hospital Nkumba University Rural Electrification Agency SOKINE UNIVERSITY SONGWE STAMIGOLD Stores TACAIDS TARURA TCU Tanzania Commission for Universities Tullow Oil World Lung Foundation (WLF) ALAF Limited Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Aga Khan Hospital Air Malawi American Refuge Committee BENKI YA POSTA - TPB BANK BTC Belgian Technical Cooperation Bhttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifank of Tanzania Bioversity International CHF International Customer Service Jobs DANGOTE DIT DAR ES SALAAM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Danida Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology Daystar University ECOBANK ETDCO Electrical Transmission and Distribution Construction and Maintenance Company European Union IFM INSTITUTE OF FINANCE MANAGEMENT INSURANCE JOBS - BIMA ITECH Internews® Network KUITWA KAZINI Kenya Accreditation Service Kenya Polytechnic University College Kilombero Sugar Company Kisii University College Kisumu Laboratory Jobs MSD MEDICAL STORES DEPARTMENT MSF Switzerland Management Sciences for Health Manyara Maseno University Ministry of State for Planning Muteesa 1 Royal University Médecins Sans Frontières NIDA National Identification Authority Narok University College OSHA Occupational safety and Health Authority Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) PA PAC PEPSI POLICE - POLISI Petroleum EngineerS RWANDA HOUSING AUTHORITY Seychelles Songas TBC TANZANIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION TBS TANZANIA BUREAU OF STANDARDS TFDA TANZANIA FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY TIB - Tanzania Investment Bank Tanzania Mortagage Refinance Company Tanzania Teachers’ Union Transmara Sugar Company Tropical Pesticides Research Institute Tumba College of Technology Twiga Cement UNESCO UNOCHA Umma University University WRP Walter Reed Project ZANTEL ao uga
Powered by Blogger.