School Health Eductaion Project Officer

  Save the Children
  Afghanistan Unspecified 383
Date Posted:Feb 10, 2011
Reference:11-036
Closing Date:Feb 14, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Health/Medical
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:Short Term
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:

Education officer will implement and monitor the SC school health programs in targets. In save the children impact areas.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Train, Support and monitor community volunteers and assistants in the implementation of a community based School health program, including CFHE, campaigns, community committees and health committees.
• Support the implementation of logistical requirements related in the school health project.
• Identify and support in the capacity building of assistants and partners (community and government)
• Support community committees in the implementation of the program in their communities.
• Provide supervisor with statistical and narrative information on the school health program in the target communities.
• Work in close collaboration with education team- other SC staff in the target area; develop joint work plans as appropriate.
General statements of responsibility may include:
• Ensure that you work to the best of your ability and demonstrate high levels of commitment to SC Afghanistan in order to ensure the objectives of your role and the country programme are met.
• Ensure the effective and efficient use of all SC Afghanistan resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace
• Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy to ensure maximum protection for children
• Lead, manage and motivate a team, ensuring that they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance.
• Other duties as directed.

Other duties as directed:
• Provide technical assistance and support to other programs when requested by the supervisor.
• Represent Save the Children in Project areas and external coordination meetings and workshops when requested by the supervisor.

Job Requirement:

Essential:
• 12 grade Education
• Language: local language and English
• Computer: word/Excel
• Working sector experience: one year
• Skill: Education/Health/community development experience, Good communication interpersonal skills and training skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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