Education Project Officer at Plan International

Plan international is an independent child-centered international development organization committed to advancing the rights of children and fight against poverty. Plan International has no religious, political and government affiliation. For over 78 years. we have supported girls and boys and their communities around the world to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights, free themselves from poverty and live positive fulfilling lives. Plan currently works in 70 countries including Nigeria.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Education Project OfficerLocation: Maiduguri, BornoDuration of Contract: 22 MonthsSlot: 5Role Purpose:The purpose of this role is to support an Education in Emergencies project funded by DFID in line with international best practices and relevant guidelines.The post holder supports the Project Coordinator to implement the DFID funded EiE project and also document lessons learnt, support assessments and monitoring and evaluation. The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners.Job Description:In collaboration with the Field Team and Education and Livelihoods Specialist, the EiE Officer will:Support the Project Coordinator, Project Manager and the EIE Specialist in designing project and implementation plansWill be responsible for formation strengthening and training of community structures(SBMCs)He/ She will be responsible for school supervision, and data collection.Will facilitate teacher training and or organize and facilitate teacher trainings.Will play a key role at mobilization and engagement of the community and stake holders in the implementation and monitoring of the project.Highlight education issues requiring a response – both immediate (less than 2 months) and medium term and make recommendations on specific PLAN actions required. Ensure core commitments to children are taken into consideration.Ensure key data from assessments could be used as a baseline for program evaluation.  If additional baseline data is required to evaluate children’s learning outcomes, then work with appropriate colleagues to collect this additional information.Support in designing appropriate education interventions for new projects where necessary and based on the outcomes of assessments and the context.  Inclusion of quality issues in education and learning outcomes is really important. 

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