Education Officer

  Save the Children
  Afghanistan Unspecified 1511
Date Posted:Feb 10, 2011
Reference:11-031
Closing Date:Feb 14, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Education
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Save the Children:

Founded:  

Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since 1976. We work closely with society on all levels. Almost all our staff is Afghan; we cooperate with children, parents, teachers, village councils, religious leaders, ministries and other national and international NGO. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. Save the Children is an independent non-governmental, non-profit, organisation that fights for a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We work in 120 countries worldwide.

Job Summary:

Implementation and management of Education activities in the district or field - under the overall supervision of Senior P Manager Urozgan and Education Manager Urozgan.
Save the Children Afghanistan Program works for realization of Children's Rights and protection of their well-being together and civil societies from rights based perspective worldwide and Particularly in Afghanistan. We are mandated to bringing the lasting positive changes in the lives of all children worldwide.

Duties & Responsibilities:

o Assist the education coord in establishing appropriate systems to implement the Education activities in partnership with communities and district education authorities.
o To assist the educ coordinator to establish and strengthen the coordination between all stakeholders in particular Save the Children Alliance members to work as one entity.
o Manage technical issues of the project in the field and report expenditures based on project proposal and budget work plan to the education coordination.
o Assist the project field staff in planning, Implementation and supervision.
o Ensure regular supervision of field staff and program activities/ facilities through development of supervision plans and timely report to the education Manager.
o To set up appropriate after getting advice/ and consultation with the education Manager in monitoring and evaluation system for different levels in whole catchments area.
o To collate field staff weekly and monthly activity reports and submits provincial report on time to line coordinator/ manager.
o To prepare the project weekly, monthly, and any other required progress reports to the line supervisor
o To assist the education coordinator in improving the project field staffs knowledge, practice and behavior through meetings and on the job trainings
o Ensure the educ program coordinator recording and service provided is in line with DoE standards.
o To carry out other necessary tasks as and when requested by the education coordination.

- Assist the education coordination as per our role and responsibilities requirements in order to meet organizational strategic objectives.
- According to the role, policy and mandate that have been set by save the children, the education team in general to follow the maximum children safeguarding policies in project target areas.
- According to the role and responsibilities, education officer is responsible to manage, motivate and provide timely feed back to the project field staff in response to their performance toward the project objectives.

Job Requirement:

The person specification describes the ideal person to do the job by defining the criteria to be used for screening and selecting the applicants. Avoid over long lists of criteria. Keep it short and realistic.

o Degree relevant/or from a reputable institute with knowledge of Education related
o Working experience in related field.
o 3-4 years work experience in similar position in Government, National or International Organization
o In depth knowledge field of Education, management, budgeting and reporting
o Have capacity to plan and manage a multiple deadlines working environment.
o Have a flexible attitude to changing priorities and adaptability to the environment.
o Have the ability and capacity to think ahead and highlight areas of concern, risks etc and planning.
o Good team player and capable of working in multicultural environment
o Fluent in speaking and writing English, Pashto and Dari languages.

Essential Criteria’s of staff member:
o Communication Skills.
o Computer and English Skills
o Team building.
o High performance.
o Community Orient.
o Good analyzer.
o Self-governing.
o Good experiences.
o Cooperative
o Educated.
o Experiences.
o Self performer.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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