Job Description

Job Description 
Position:             Education Technical Assistant (4 Positions)
Reports to:          Education Project Officer
Supervision of:    Teachers, VST Instructors
Duty station:        Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement-Arua    

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity, and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships. 

1.    Generic Role and responsibilities
1.    Monitor and report on the project activities and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards
2.    Work with the community education committees in the planning and enrollment of the activities
3.    Distribute and monitor the use of school materials according to procedures
4.    Administer VSTIs and ensure learners’ payments and entitlements
5.    Provide support supervision to teachers and VSTIs in their work
6.    Suggest new methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities 
7.    Report all protection related concerns 
8.    Carry out data collection as required
9.    Prepare field reports
10.    Prepare and file relevant documents as required by the line manager

Specific responsibilities 
•    Responsible for community mobilization/sensitization on ALP VST activities. 
•    Provide on-site support supervision and feedback to ALP teachers, Lead teachers, headteachers, and VSTIs.
•    Ensure community participation, contribution, and ownership in the ALP program and the VST.
•    Carry home visits to ALP learners and take part in discussing issues that affect the child as a mentoring process.
•    Liaise with community leaders to ensure that out-of-school children benefit from ALP and VST activities.
•    Identify community concerns that hinder the enrolment of children in ALP, retention, and completion and recommend measures to address them. 
•    Prepare weekly and monthly reports on activities within each ALP school and VST with relevant data
•    Inspect and supervise regularly all the ALP and VST centers/schools.
•    Ensure constructive co-operation with local authorities and host schools in implementing ALP activities.
•    Assist in identification and registration of ALP and VST learners (database)
•    Assist in updating ALP learners’, teachers’, and VSTIs’ database.
•    Participate in relevant meetings including coordination meetings with other education partners at the field level

2.    Competencies 

Desired professional competencies, knowledge, and behavioral skills.
•    Bachelor Degree in education
•    Registered with Ministry of Education and Sports and in possession of registration certificate
•    Teaching experience of at least five years and above.
•    Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context. INGO experience will be added advantage
•    Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
•    Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
•    Some knowledge of English
•    Ability to speak Arabic and local language is commonly spoken by the beneficiaries is added advantage
•    Knowledge of the local context and education systems in Uganda
•    Ability to work harmoniously with the refugees and host communities
•    Self-driven and able to work well under minimal supervision.

Application Procedure 
•    Application is online only; Qualified Uganda Nationals only
•    submit your application, detailed curriculum vitae, and academic documents as a single PDF document by 16th July 2021 
•    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis;
•    NRC will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind. Further, NRC has not retained any agent to conduct recruitments on behalf of the organization. 
•    NRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified Female candidates are encouraged to Apply

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