Scool Consultant

  Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA)
  Afghanistan Unspecified 286
Date Posted:Aug 14, 2010
Reference:HRM WPO 08-10
Closing Date:Aug 24, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Education
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA):

 

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) invites all qualified candidates to apply for the following position. SCA actively promotes and encourages Women and People with Disabilities to apply The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) is a non-profit, non-governmental humanitarian organisation working to assist in the reconstruction of Afghanistan. SCA’s interventions inside Afghanistan began in 1982. Today SCA runs four major development programmes within Disability, Education, Health and Rural Development and is one of the largest NGOs in the country. SCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment based on their skills, abilities and experience without regard to age (18-65 years), race, colour, religion, marital status, sex, physical disability, or veteran status. Non-monetary Benefits for Females: Transportation close to residence and work, child nursery at workplace, safe travel facilities and companion to field trips, female association membership, trainings and capacity building

Job Summary:

The School Consultant (SC) is a member of the Project Office’s (PO) education project unit. In close co-operation with the colleagues s/he works on improving the primary (community based schools, CBS), secondary education and teachers training in schools supported by SCA. The SC trains school teachers and headmasters in teaching methodology, subject knowledge and school management, in long courses at the teacher-training centre, but mostly in shorter courses in the schools. As a field worker he spends most of the time in the schools. S/he is responsible for the support, control and development of 10 -15 schools. The SC monitors the schools, complies information, reports and makes suggestions for improvement
The SC supports community mobilisation efforts in communities as well as the community members to enhance involvement in school affairs and to advocate for education especially girl’s education. The SC reports to the Education Project Manager (often through one of the education project officers).

Non-monetary Benefits for Females:
Transportation close to residence and work, child nursery at workplace, safe travel facilities and companion to field trips, female association membership, trainings and capacity building

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assist in designing curriculum for teacher and headmaster courses
• Collect information in accordance with monitoring forms, compile the data, submit reports and proposals for improvement
• Compile reports from training courses
• Give advice to the education team regarding pedagogical material to the teacher training centre
• Survey and minor repair of SCA supported schools’ buildings
• Assist school administration in strengthening the Community Education Committees (CECs) and Parent Teacher Associations Wherever feasible, promote the participation of mothers in Community Education Committees (CECs) and Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs)
• Assist certain key members of the community to conduct awareness campaigns for the purpose of promoting children’s especially girls’ enrolment and retention in schools
• Liaison with other community development actors e.g. CDC’s, other NGOs etc to build on existing structures and initiatives

Job Requirement:

 Graduated from relevant Faculty of University, preferably Education, Science or Literature
 Minimum Three years experience as teacher trainer and prior to that a minimum three years as teacher
 Previous experience in Wardak will be an advantage.
 Good communication skill (written and spoken) of Pashto, Dari, knowledge of English a strong advantage
 Strong interest in the development of education issues
 Very good teaching skills, adult training and community mobilisation
 Basic computer knowledge an advantage
 Ability to travel and live at education project sites within Afghanistan
 Being an Afghan citizen

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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