Well – Being Coordinator at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Well - Being Coordinator (National position) Ref No: 190000ATLocation: Maiduguri, BornoEmployee Status: PermanentRole PurposeThe Wellbeing Coordinator will provide strategic technical guidance and support to ensure that students and teachers’ psychosocial and social emotional wellbeing are central in the design and implementation of the education projectWorking closely with the core technical team, s/he will support the project to build a base of understanding and supporting specific capacity building and interventions that support the psychosocial, social emotional learning, and wellbeing needs of children and teachers impacted by the ongoing crisis in the Northeastern statesAdditionally, the Wellbeing Coordinator will work with the project’s senior management and field teams to identify opportunities to strengthen education and protection systems to respond to the specific needs of students and teachers as well as coordinate with protection colleagues to understand opportunities to connect with community and health support structures as relevant.Key Areas of Accountability:The Wellbeing Coordinator will liaise closely with other technical Advisers, as well as the Chief of Party (COP), Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), and partners.Key responsibilities will include:Lead in the review of existing psychosocial and social emotional learning resources available from the Nigeria Ministry of Education and partner organizations.Identify additional needs, if any, and lead on the adaption or creation of technical resources and training materials to meet objectives set by the project.Ensure the technical resources and process of implementation adhere to best practices in education and protection as established by relevant international and national standards, including the INEE Guidance Notes on Psychosocial Support and Social Emotional Learning (expected January 2018).Design and support a capacity building plan to orient, provide essential knowledge and skills, and continue to support relevant project team members, teachers, and selected SBMC members to support classroom/center-based interventions and activities.Collaborate with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Adviser to establish and implement a MEL system that allows the project to understand impact of content and process as relevant to wellbeing, including both the psychosocial and social emotional learning content as well as the additional inputs meant to impact wellbeing.Stay abreast of political, social, economic, and cultural developments that have an impact on the wellbeing of students and teachers and provide advice to the project team.Ensuring implementation of high quality conflict sensitive interventions throughout the project cycle and make sure that the Do No Harm principle is upheld at all times by being sensitive to factors that can cause conflict and ensure that education is not manipulated to promote exclusion and hate.Prioritize prevention through supporting policies to protect girls and boys from abuse and exploitation and supporting emergency preparedness and readiness through Conflict and Disaster Risk Reduction planning.Support the preparation of timely and quality program and donor reports on project activities in compliance with relevant donor requirements.The position will be responsible for helping to ensure close engagement of and partnerships with related government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), donor-funded programs, private/commercial entities, and NGOs.Capacity Building:Provide continuous support to project team in, program implementation, reporting, staff capacity building and management, sector coordination and key technical areasSub-Sector Coordination Representation & Advocacy:Take steps to document lessons learned for wider dissemination with EiE stakeholders at field level and at national level upon requestIn collaboration with senior project staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers at all levels.Identify opportunities and material to contribute to emergency education communications and media work. 

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