Education Officer at The 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 OfficerWebcruiter ID: 4141377315Location: Monguno, BornoFull-time/part-time: Full-timeEmployment type: ContractPercentage of full-time: 100Job DescriptionNRC is looking for an Education Officer for our Area Office in Maiduguri, Borno State - Nigeria. The purpose of the Education Officer is to Implement the NRC Education program in line with NRC's Education strategy.NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in AbujaNRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counseling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and recently Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.Duties and ResponsibilitiesEnsure adherence to NRC policies, tool, handbooks, guidelines, and donor requirementsImplement Education activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets, and plansTake up the leadership in the start-up of Education project coordinate with relevant partners, and inform communities and community leaders about education activities on education-related issuesEnsure that procurement, development, and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to proceduresPrepare 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 Protection and Advocacy team facilitate capacity building initiatives for Education staff on protection mainstreamingLead in organizing and facilitating training programs in psychosocial support, life skills, content, and pedagogy.Lead the Education emergency team in developing training programs for teachers and Parent Teachers Association including follow-up and support.Participate in cluster training by offering technical skills and knowledge when required in consultation with the project coordinator.Develop and execute teacher support program at school level together with Ministry of Education officialsSupervision of Education assistants under your responsibility. 

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