Education Assistant at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

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 shelter, emergency food security, 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.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Education AssistantProject number: NGM 1811Location: Mubi, Adamawa Reports to: Education Officer Duration and type of contract: 7 MonthsRole and ResponsibilitiesThe purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the education programme.Generic responsibilitiesAdhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelinesAssist with the implementation of the programme portfolio according to plan of actionPrepare and develop status reports as required by managementEnsure proper filing of documentsPromote and share ideas for improvement of the programme functionSpecific ResponsibilitiesThese responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.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 Reviews 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 consolidatedFills Warehouse Management and distribution inspection checklist for the school stores visited and distributions attended.Liaises with concerned government education offices for smooth and efficient programming.Ensure timely supply of teaching learning and recreational materials in the schoolsSupport 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 centresLead in mobilization and sensitization of community members on importance of education in collaboration with PTAs, local administration and the Ministry of education.Lead education campaigns including developing advocacy messages for different events.Carry out registration of learners in established communities and learning spaces in collaboration with local leaders, teachers and PTAs.Assist the teachers in their work and report all protection related concernsOther relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor.Ensure schools and learning spaces NRC is working are safe for children. Protect Children and all the project beneficiaries against any form of exploitation.  The PA is expected to adhere to NRC CoC and always be on forefront in issues related to PSEA.Ensure Complains response mechanism is in place in schools and persons of concern receive feedback.Critical interfacesRelevant interfaces for this position are:Education staff in project area and in other NRC officesProject planning: Education Officer, Core Competency Assistants, Field Officer, M&EAssessments: Local authorities, Field Officer, M&EArea operations: Field officersStaff capacity building:  PDM, Shelter Coordinator, Education Officer, HR OfficerImplementation: Education Officer, Field OfficerScale and scope of positionStaff: Numbers and titles of staff directly managed by the postholder, and numbers of staff and daily workers/incentive staff responsible for overall in the unit (e.g. 5 project officers and 2 education assistants, 34 staff in total) – NilStakeholders: Key external stakeholders the post has relationships with (e.g. UN agencies, INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies):Local Authorities (LGA Chairman, Bulama), Ministry of Education representatives, NGO’s Field project representatives      Budgets: List of budgets covered by postholder, and size of budget:NGFM1811      Information: Brief description of the information resources the postholder is responsible for at CO level (e.g. GORS, Agresso, Webcruiter, Intranet):M&E Dash board, GORS, Agresso, NRC Intranet.      Legal or compliance: Brief description of any legal or compliance responsibility the postholder has (term of employement, vendors, donors):Term of employment, Code of Conduct

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