Education Assistant

Norwegian Refugee Council , Kyangwali, Uganda

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
21st June, 2019

Job Description

Job description

  • Monitor and report on the project activities and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards
  • Work with the community education committees in the planning and enrollment of the activities
  • Distribute and monitor the use of school materials according to procedures
  • Administrate teachers’ and school children’s payments and entitlements
  • Assist the teachers in their work
  • Suggest new methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities
  • Report all protection related concerns
  • Carry out data collection as required
  • Prepare field reports
  • Prepare and file relevant documents as required by line manager

Specific responsibilities:

  • Responsible for community mobilization/sensitization on AEP and other related activities.
  • Provide on-site support supervision and feedback to AEP teachers and Head teachers and Instructors.
  • Ensure community participation, contribution and ownership in the AEP program.
  • Carry home visits to AEP learners/students 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 AEP activities.
  • Identify community concerns that hinder the enrolment of children in AEP, retention and completion and recommend measures to address them.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports on activities within each AEP school with relevant data
  • Inspect and supervise regularly all the AEP centers/schools.
  • Ensure a constructive co-operation with local authorities and host schools in implementing AEP activities.
  • Assist in identification and registration of AEP learners (database)
  • Assist in updating AEP learners’ and teachers’ data base.
  • Participate in relevant meetings including coordination meetings with other education partners at field level


  • Bachelor in education
  • Registered with Ministry of Education and Sports and in possession of registration certificate
  • Teaching experience of five years and above.
  • Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Ability to speak any local language commonly spoken by the beneficiaries
  • Knowledge of the local context and education systems in Uganda
  • Ability to work harmoniously with the refugees and host communities.

Education field: Education


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