As a member of the Education in Emergencies team, the Education Assistant will be responsible for implementing the Education in Emergencies programme interventions for affected communities under the supervision of the Education Officer. The Education Assistant will work towards ensuring the programme is of a high technical quality, monitoring processes are in place, that timely reporting occurs, and that the programme is continually assessed and solutions quickly put in place for a change of context.
Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Education Officer
Staff directly reporting to this post: Facilitators
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Programme Implementation Support
- Finalize operational work plans, understand clear targets and activity plans per learning site along with the Education in emergencies team.
- Responsible for implementing Return to Learning Program, and any other Education activities, under the supervision of the Education Officer and will provide technical support as needed.
- Liaise on a daily basis with, communities, non-formal learning centres, Program facilitators, and Program Manager and supervisor to guarantee the smooth operation of the programme.
- Work directly in the field with children, families and other stakeholders of the project location he/ she is allocated to, and provide information and advise beneficiaries on existing social services.
- Assist in the organization and implementation of community mobilization and awareness sessions for children, adolescents, parents and communities on the importance of education through the Return to Learning Program.
- Lead on RTL activities, and assist in the organization and implementation of trainings and workshops.
- Facilitate, collect and report information regarding the overall situation of the Syrian refugee children and their families in the community, with specific attention paid to the project targeted children. Inform the direct supervisor about any difficulty met in the activities implementation.
Monitoring and Evaluation
- Participate in Education-specific monitoring and evaluating project activities in RTL Program for children.
- Produce timely reports for internal use on the ongoing activities of the project and non-formal learning centres.
- Ensure that data is collected on a weekly and monthly basis.
- Regularly visit project non- formal learning sites to ensure that 27 facilitators are appropriately supported.
- Ensure a strict adherence to the principles of Child Protection at all times, including respect for confidentiality and a child centred approach and to act in the best interests of the child.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- At least two years’ experience in Education, preferably in an NGO environment or educational setting
- Bachelor degree in Education, Development, or another Social Science
- Understanding of government institutions, particularly the public school and social welfare systems
- Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to plan strategically
- A demonstrated understanding of national development issues, in particular in relation to children and Education
- Strength in interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
- Fluency in written and spoken Arabic, good written and spoken English and an advantage of French language skills
- Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams in the event of major emergencies
- Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches
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