Education Assistant

at International Rescue Committee - IRC
Location Awbare, Somali, Ethiopia
Date Posted February 20, 2021
Category Education / Teaching
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supports the education officer in planning of realistic budget based on the need on the ground.
  • Closely follows and supports the quality implementation of the ECCD program.
  • Keeps record of number of children who are attending in the ECCD program.
  • Works very closely with RCC and PTA to track dropout children and work together to bring them back to ECCD centers.
  • Supervises ECCD facilitators to have lesson plans and support the effective use pre-school healing classroom curriculum
  • Serves as focal point for children’s attendance and record of their academic performance and relevant documentation
  • Supports the facilitation of pre-service, in-service and summer teachers trainings based on training needs;
  • Closely follows up the teaching and learning process is as per IRC standard procedures, policies and strategic plan;
  • Ensures the availability of teaching aid materials for math, literacy, art and exploration centers and provide the required pedagogical supports to ECCD facilitators;
  • Supports and facilitates the enrolment of marginalized and disadvantaged children and ensures the rate of dropouts are reduced;
  • supports the creation of innovative and child/learner centered environment where children and are motivated to participate in the learning and teaching process;
  • Supports ECCD facilitators and other relevant staff in gathering reliable data on children’s attendance dropout and both gross and net enrollment rate of school age children to ensure that an updated data is recorded, documented, reported and appropriate actions are taken on time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by his/her immediate supervisor;
  • Supports in the development of activity and spending plan when new grants are released and effectively uses the plans
  • Ensure effective budget management based on existing tools (PR tracking and BvA) to avoid under or over spending.

Job Requirements


Apply basic to intermediate knowledge of procedures and systems to perform the requirements of the job; skills and knowledge typically acquired through a combination of job related training, some on-the-job experience and some formal education.

  • 2 years of relevant work experience for diploma holders

0 year relevant work experience for first degree


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