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Organization: Finn Church Aid (FCA)
Reports to: Education
Project Officer
Finn Church Aid
(FCA) is the largest international aid organization in Finland. FCA operates in
14 countries where the need is most dire. FCA works with the poorest people,
regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political
affiliations. FCA work is based on promotion of human dignity and fundamental
human rights and freedom, implying that FCA operations are guided by equality,
non-discrimination and responsibility.
Job Summary:  The Education Assistant will be responsible to
carry out field activities, monitoring the progress of the education project
activities. The role will be based directly in the districts and will have
direct interaction with teachers, school management committees, Teachers
colleges, head teachers of selected schools, community groups, and other
stakeholders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Assist
the Education Project Officer and the Project manager in implementing the FCA’s
Education in Emergency and Child Protection project activities as planned in
refugee settlement, Uganda.
·       
Work
with the Education Officer and the Project manager to initiate and coordinate
the planning of the Education project activities to ensure optimum utilization
of project resources.
·       
Work in
cooperation with the relevant local government authorities, community leaders
like Refugee welfare council members, School Authorities, teachers, relevant
civil society and non-governmental organization (operational & implementing
partners) , where appropriate in order facilitate project implementation to
achieve the project objectives.
·       
Directly
work with teachers and head teachers in all the schools under project support
to identify gaps in the delivery of quality education and provide detailed
report and follow-up to ensure immediate possible action is taken
·       
To
collect and tabulate on regular basis field data on project activities carried
out and undertake assessment using participatory approaches for all rights
holders to determine the relevance and impact of the project activities.
·       
Regularly
visit all project beneficiaries, sites/ schools where project activities are
undertaken, check on progress and identify gaps and challenges, offer support
as directed by the Project manager in line with the project objectives.
·       
Together
with Education project officer Plan and participate in school inspection and
teacher’s support supervision at all times alongside other technical
stakeholders who may come in to support
·       
Promote
active participation of the refugees, host community, local leaders, rights
holders and intermediaries in the planning, implementation, monitoring and
evaluation of all the education project activities as required.
·       
Assist
the Project Education Officer in the preparation of periodical work plans and
reports on Project activities and achievements in line with the requirements
stipulated in the project documents
·       
Be
flexible to take any other assigned responsibility from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Education Assistant job must hold
a Degree from an accredited University in education, educational
administration, Teacher education or a related field and working experience in
remote communities
·       
At least
two years of experience supporting professional development of Ugandan
teachers; including experience in teacher training programs
·       
Experience
in educational program in both development and humanitarian sector
·       
Knowledge
and experience in the supervision of special education programs, school safety
programs.(Experience in continuous professional development)
·       
Experience
in primary education with deep knowledge of Uganda’s Education system and
Ugandan curriculum will be an added advantage
·       
Demonstrated
experience in community mobilization, capacity to engage community and all
levels of education stakeholders to promote right to and access to quality
education
·       
Experience
in implementing and monitoring formal and non-formal education projects,
Education in Emergency interventions with linkages to Child Protection and
Psychosocial support.
·       
Experience
in implementing Accelerated Education programme and other school systems like
double shifting are added advantage.
·       
Proven
experience in effective community mobilization and stakeholders engagement
·       
Experience
in networking and working with local government, international actors and UN
agencies.
·       
Working
knowledge of Project Cycle Management is desired
·       
Strong
data collection, analysis and report writing skills
·       
Excellent
interpersonal, communication and report writing skills and demonstrated ability
to work effectively in teams.
All suitably
qualified and interested applications should send a cover letter and a CV (not
more than 5 pages) with at least three referees and a daytime telephone contact
with copies of academic papers addressed to:
The Human Resource
and Administration Manager,
Finn Church AID,
Uganda Country Office.
P.O. Box 21826
Kampala, Tank Hill Rd, Roche Close, Plot 1495 Muyenga, Uganda.
Email applications
should be in one file attachment (Ms Word or PDF) mentioning the position title
in the subject to Ugaco.hr@kua.fi and your preferred location.
·       
Women
and PWDS are encouraged to apply.
·       
Host and
Refugee communities are encouraged to apply
Deadline: 2nd August 2020


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