Education Officer

Norwegian Refugee Council, Kampala, Uganda

Skill Required:, Education Management
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
10th January, 2020

Job Description

Education project officer shall implement activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans of the Education Urban Project

Duties and responsibilities

  • Supervise and inspect teachers and Head teachers regularly with specific focus on quality and professionalism
  • Identify training needs of teachers and suggest for relevant trainings to meet the needs.
  • Organize and conduct regular meetings with school/center management committees in view of improving the AEP activities
  • Organize and conduct refresher trainings for school/ Centre Management Committees if necessary.
  • Compile and submit monthly Education, protection and assistance activity reports.
  • Liaise and coordinate with relevant authorities and communities at field level.
  • Identify and register learners for the education programme.
  • Update the learners’ and teachers’ data base.
  • Identify and coordinate school/centre logistical needs.
  • Liaise with the School Management Committee (SMC) during follow up of learners and in mobilizing local resources to facilitate teaching.
  • Conduct community sensitization meetings on education programme.
  • Guide, supervise and appraise project Assistants under the programme.


  • At least 2 year's experience from working as a Education Project Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Bachelors degree in Education or related subject from a reorganized institution
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Personal qualities

  • Ability to speak Arabic or any of the local languages of the beneficiaries
  • Knowledge of the local context
  • Thorough knowledge of the education systems in Uganda


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