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TITLE: Education Officer Non Formal

Education/Response Team

LOCATION: Kigoma Region

CONTRACT LENGTH: 1 year, renewable

Level 3: ? the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people
either frequently e.g. once a week or more or intensively e.g. four days in
one month or more or overnight because they work country programs; or are
visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing
the police checking/vetting process staff.


The Education Project Officer will support the implementation of Accelerated
Education Program AEP and catch up program activities in Save the Children
supported schools in Nyarugusu and Nduta refugee camps. She/he will work
closely with the Education Programme Coordinator under the overall umbrella of
the Field Programme Manager to ensure that planned program activities are
implemented timely and in line with Save the Children best practices to ensure
the attainment of set objectives.

Reports to: Education programme Coordinator

Staff reporting to this post: Camp based education staff Refugee Incentive

Budget Responsibilities: N/A


Program Implementation

With support from the Education Coordinator, develop, implement and monitor
quarterly, monthly and weekly AEP/ catch up activity plans to achieve expected
Oversee the supervision of supported schools and ensure that AEP activities in
schools run smoothly and ensure that school monitoring tools including class
registers, teacher attendance records books are used consistently and
accurately on daily basis. The Education Officer will also ensure that
teachers prepare relevant lesson plans, schemes of work and lesson notes with
the objective of attaining quality outcomes.
Organize and chair the weekly school meetings with head teachers and deputies,
bi-weekly meetings with teachers and ensure minutes of meetings are properly
documented. The incumbent will also ensure school meetings give clear feedback
on supervision findings.
Establishes clear objectives with refugee education teams and individuals to
support and monitor progress and performance.
Contribute in the preparation of budgets, raising procurement requests and
supporting education team in planning of activities with clear objectives.
Work closely with the Education Coordinator in assessing and analysing key
issues in the response for formulation of appropriate actions. This includes
procurement and administrative documents required for program implementation.
Work with Refugee teachers and community to increase education service
provision e.g. additional teaching spaces and catch up classes and disseminate
information about education issues and available services.
Lead on planning and capacity building training workshops on AEP/catchup for
teachers, and other education actors.
With support from Education Coordinator and closely working with create
temporary additional learning spaces in the camp based on assessment data.
Coordinate and hold meetings with stakeholders including Education schools –
PTAs and SCM and other organizations serving children and community to
understand their education priorities, familiarize them with the projects and
its objectives and engage them in the process.
Ensure that the Education program is implemented in ways that are responsive
to communities and children, in line with SC’s principles, values and
strategic plan and compliant with SC’s procedures.
Support in the administering of both formative and summative assessment test/
examinations and placement tests for learners by supporting teachers during
the whole process and analyze the results.

Staff supervision and mentorship

Supervise and mentor Assistant Education staff and refugee teachers ensuring
that they are empowered to achieve their performance objectives and program
Fosters collaborative, transparent and accountable relationships through
refugee workers ensuring functional PTA and SMC are in place.
Gain technical knowledge on education in emergency EIE and other relevant
areas so as to provide support and trainings to the Refugee Education/
Facilitators and volunteers to maintain the standards and improve the quality
of project activities.
Identify any staffing issues and coordinate closely with the Education
Coordinator to resolve them.

Monitoring and Reporting

Ensure that all program data is properly and regularly collected by field
staff, check data and ensure that it is logically presented to the Education
Work closely with collect and compile project data as appropriate based on the
standard formats and submit weekly and monthly reports capturing achievements,
case studies and best practices to the Education Coordinator
Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports
Participate in team reviews of results and program progress and/or project
evaluation when and as requested

Collaboration and Representation

Represent Save the Children in relevant forums at camp level in a professional
Liaise with other stakeholders, including schools, local leaders and
participate actively in coordination meetings.
Collaboration with other team members across to ensure synergies and
consistency in our programming approaches.
Represent programming with local government, NGOs, communities and within SC
as appropriate.


Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child
protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other
relevant policies and procedures.

BEHAVIOURS Values in Practice

holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently,
achieving and role modelling Save the Children values;
holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities –
giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the
necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate
consequences when results are not achieved;


sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes
responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to
do the same;
widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and
motivates others
future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale;


builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues,
Members and external partners and supporters;
values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength;
approachable, good listener, easy to talk to;


develops and encourages new and innovative solutions;
willing to take disciplined risks;


honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of



University or College qualification and minimum of three years professional
experience with education work.
Good knowledge and understanding of AEP in emergency context.
Knowledge of INEE Minimum Standards in emergency preparedness, response and
application of the standards in response.
Demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of children in the school and
Strong understanding of the contextual situation related to education.
Strong organizational skills.
Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of participatory
development, child participation, education.
Ability to travel independently, including to rural communities and work long
Strong verbal and written English skills and other local languages.
Strong interpersonal skills the ability to work collaboratively with others
Strong reporting skills
Good computer skills MS Office, including Outlook for email
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and
principles including rights-based approaches


Background in Emergency/Refugee programming is an asset.

Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the
role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within
reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
Equal Opportunities
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI
Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures;
Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes
rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of
children from abuse.
Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI
anti-harassment policy
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI
Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Date advertised: 8 Jun 2020

Closing date: 22 Jun 2020 – 23:59 EAT

Location: Kigoma, Tanzania, United Republic of

Department: Programme Operations

Type: Fixed-term contract

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Closing Date : 9th August, 2020.

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