Job Announcement : Education Officer, Irish Aid Project, Melut, World Vision South Sudan

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

World Vision is looking for a dynamic person to fill the position of Education Officer, (Man or Woman) for its Irish Aid Project, based in Melut, South Sudan

Purpose of the Position:

World Vision South Sudan is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and experienced individual to participate in the implementation of Education project for conflict affected Children in Upper Nile Sate, and South Sudan. The overall purpose of this project is to create access to Basic Education and Early Childhood Education for conflict affected girls and boys in Melut by establishing Temporary Learning Spaces; providing Mentoring and technical support for teachers and organize capacity building training for teachers and Parent Teachers Committee. The position is based in Upper Nile State Melut.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Mobilize and sensitize the community three IDP camps and all education and Child protection stakeholders for the implementation of the Irish Project
• Participate in designing and implementation of primary education, GBV and Child protection activities in accordance with the project documents and donor requirements
• Undertake identification, procurement and distribution of educational materials, equipment and supplies.
• Organize capacity building and quarterly on the job training for Volunteer Teachers, ECD facilitators and Parent Teachers Associations
• Provide mentoring, follow up , regular monitoring and technical support for Assistant project staff
• Oversee the creation and management of children’s groups for life skills training and recreation activities.
• Establish and follow up ECD activities like in/outdoor games, drawing and art, athletics and simple physical exercise, cultural song/dance and storytelling, basic alphabet learning and numeracy.
• Equip ECD centers and targeted primary schools Centers with the necessary facilities, Equipment and furniture
• Compile, document and share project related reports, data best-practices to project manager
• Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and quarterly report to Project manager
• Provide full support to the Education Project Manager in carrying out the baseline study, community consultation semi / annual reviews, and evaluations during the lifespan of the program.
• Liaise with Government officials and other partners wherever appropriate and required.
• Effectively represent WVS operations and mission when accompanying visitors to project sites
• Perform other duties, when necessary.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• A minimum of a Degree with 3 years or diploma with 5 years’ of work experience in education field or other social sciences or equivalent from a reputable education institution
• A good understanding of the South Sudan education system at national and district level
• Work experience in Education in Emergencies is an asset
• Proven experience in working with community members( PTA) in school settings
• Analytical, problem-solving skills and comfortable working under minimal supervision;
• Proficiency of English language and Arabic communication skills
• Highly developed inter-personal skills/inter-cultural sensitivity;
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and email/internet programs;
• Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct and capability of incorporating standards in design, implementation and evaluation of relevant projects.
• An understanding of human rights principles, especially those related to women and children.
N.B: This position is open to South Sudanese Nationals Only.

N.B: The incumbent of this position will be a Relocatable Staff.

APPLICATION & DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO:
SDNO Recruitment/SDNO/World Vision (For Internal Candidates Only)
[email protected] (For External Candidates Only)
Your application should include:

  • A cover letter addressed to the People & Culture Director.
  • A comprehensive CV
    The closing date for applications is June, 27th, 2016.
    Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.