Education Assistant (South Kordofan) – NRC


Job Description

Education Assistant Sudan South Kordofan

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification4223
Job CategoryEducation
LocationsSouth Kordofan
Apply Before03/01/2022, 16:54
Job ScheduleFull time

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P.S: Please ensure that you fill in all details before submitting your application on NRC people (Oracle HR). Empty and incomplete applications will not be considered.

NRC resumed operations in Sudan in 2020, providing humanitarian assistance, protection, and durable solutions. Our country programme integrates all of NRC’s six core competencies (camp management, education, ICLA, livelihoods, shelter, and WASH), and provides a rapid response capacity (including for the recent refugee emergency in eastern Sudan), and thematic capacities for cash and markets-based approaches, advocacy, digital modes of assistance, and co-leading various technical and strategic coordination platforms.

Role Specific Information

The purpose of the Education Assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of Education activities in South Kordofan.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines, with strict adherence to the Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding policies
  • Assist with the implementation of the NRC Education South Kordofan portfolio
  • Prepare and develop status reports and other documents as required by Supervisor or management
  • Provide daily support to education incentive workers and teachers, and supervise daily workers in line with programme objectives and NRC quality standards
  • Ensure direct communication and feedback with beneficiaries and stakeholders at field level, with a focus on community leaders, headmasters/principals, teachers and students
  • Lead in mobilization and sensitization of community members
  • Assist with capacity building activities for beneficiaries, with a focus on teachers
  • Organize, support and participate in PTAs, School Improvement Plans and School-Based Management Committees
  • Regularly travel to the field to support education/PSS interventions and classroom/WASH construction activities; monitor and ensure regular needs for supplies are met
  • Organize and implement distributions of teaching and learning supplies and materials; maintain records of commodity movements and secure appropriate supporting documents
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring and reporting of project outputs/outcomes at field level per the M&E plan and donor requirements
  • Ensure complaints and feedback response mechanism is in place at field level
  • Ensure schools /learning spaces safe for children & report protection concerns immediately
  • Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the Supervisor or management.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 2 yrs Experience working in a humanitarian/early recovery context preferred
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Word, Outlook and Excel required
  • Ability to work diligently both independently and in a team setting required
  • Willingness to live and travel in remote areas
  • Fluency in Arabic, both written and verbal required; some English language skills preferred
  • Knowledge of Education in Emergencies (EiE) and formal basic education preferred
  • Knowledge of South Kordofan or Kordofans context preferred
  • Knowledge of needs and challenges of refugee, host community, returnee and IDP children preferred
  • Experience working with children and/or educators preferred
  • Experience liaising with and mobilizing local and community stakeholders preferred
  • Field level experience with an NGO or UN an asset
  • Understanding of SPHERE and INEE Minimum Standards an asset
  • Candidates with a university and/or advanced degree preferred; significant experience in the field of Education, PSS or Child Protection considered in lieu

Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Kadugli – Area Office

Travel: 60% – 70%

Duration of contract: 12 months (Possible extension)

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

NB: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable. 

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC requires staff members who travel on an international contract to the field to undergo an medical examination with our medical provider. Employees must produce a Health Clearance Certificate before departure stating that there are no relevant health concerns. If staff are unable to provide this, NRC reserves the right to terminate the Contract of Employment. 

The NRC headquarters is located in Oslo and has about 280 employees. Additionally the organisation has a presence in Brussels, Geneva, Washington, D.C., Berlin, London and Addis Ababa. NRC was established in 1946 under the name “Europahjelpen” (“Aid to Europe”), to assist refugees in Europe after World War II.

For jobs from The Norwegian Refugee Council visit: NRC Jobs Page

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