Education Officer 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 Officer Ref. No: 3813768673Location: Mubi, Adamawa Job Type: Full timeJob DescriptionNRC is looking for an Education Officer for our Field Office in Mubi, Adamawa State - Nigeria. The purpose of the Education Officer is to Implement NRC Education programme in line with NRC's Education strategy.The Education Officer reports to the Education Programme Development Manager.ResponsibilitiesEnsure adherence to NRC policies, tool, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirementsImplement the Education activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plansPrepare periodic status reports and other documents as required by managementBreak down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plansEnsure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to proceduresIdentify and document key protection issues among beneficiaries (both Direct and indirect beneficiaries)Together with the PAA facilitate capacity building initiatives for Education staff on protection mainstreamingLead in organizing and facilitating trainings programmes in psychosocial support, life skills, content and pedagogy.Lead the Education emergency team in developing training programmes for teachers and PTAs including follow-up and support.Participate in cluster trainings by offering technical skills and knowledge when required in consultation with the project coordinator.Develop and execute teacher support programme at school level together with Ministry of Education officialsSupervision of Education assistants under your responsibility

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