Education Officer / 1/

at Save The Children
Location Pugnido- Gambella, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 11, 2020
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Business Development
Pugnido- Gambella, Gambela
Career Level:
Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description


Planning and Reporting:

  • In close collaboration with Camp based Program coordinator and other education staffs prepare work plan with quarterly deliverables, and ensures timely submission of the plan for program and field operations team.

§  Ensure increased access to safe and inclusive pre-primary learning environment for 3-6 years children in Pugnido refugee camp and surrounding host community areas.

§  Ensure the preparation of timely and quality weekly, monthly and annual project progress reports on the standard formats.

§  Lead the ECCE Centre/school annual plan preparation, regularly track student progress and compile reports at the respective camps and district level, and ensures timely submission for Gambella field office.

§  Conducts camp/centre based baseline assessment to identify gaps and pave the way for program effectiveness, in terms of equitable access for children, learning outcome and progress on major education project indicators.

§  Ensure ECCE centres &/ O classes are equipped with education materials, print rich corners and outdoor materials

§  Reports on gaps observed to program coordinator or technical program leads on time for proper collective remedial actions

Coordination and Management of Projects Implementation

§  Ensures education project is implemented in a way that is responsive to teachers, the community, and children and in line with Save the Children principles, values as well as country office strategic plan.

§  Ensures integration of ECCE and O class project activities with other relevant sectors like CP, WASH, Health, Nutrition and others.

§  Identify gaps and provide technical and capacity building support for all education stakeholders.

  • In close collaboration with the Camp Program Coordinator and other support units (at Field Office level),initiate, follow the required admin supports and facilitate on time implementation of the project activities based on the activity plan and ensure implementation quality.
  • Ensure active participation of children and other stakeholders in the project activities implementation
  • Strengthens team spirit and collaborative work relationships


Supervision and Monitoring

  • In collaboration with the Programme Coordinator and government stakeholders, maintain strong

supervision and monitoring system to measure achievement and progress toward the project objectives

and expected outcomes and impacts

  • Conduct monitoring and supervision of the planned project activities implementation and provide

technical support to incentive worker, ECCE facilitators/teachers ,supervisors and ECCE Centres/schools to improve their activity implementation quality

  • Strengthen participatory, collaborative supportive supervision and support the existence of a functional MEAL/monitoring system for the program.

Staff Management and Mentorship

  • Strengthen team spirit and team work
  • Ensure that education personnel, head teachers and established committees in ECCE Centres/schools understand and are able to perform their role based on their specific TOR/Job descriptions, project objectives and expected outcomes.
  • In collaboration with the Programme Coordinator, facilitate recruitment; facilitate their monthly incentive payment and capacity building supports for ECCE incentive staffs and others as appropriate.
  • In close collaboration with the Programme Coordinator, provide leadership and manage the performance of the intervention centres/schools.

Capacity Building

  • In collaboration with the Programme Coordinator and other SCI and government stakeholders staff, identify gaps and facilitate capacity building training and other support for supervisors, teachers, directors students and other stakeholders
  • Arrange experience-sharing media among schools and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the required appropriate technical support is provided for directors, teachers, supervisors and students on time and strengthen team spirit and collaborative work.

Perform any other activities based on line manager’s assignment


Job Requirements


  • Degree in education, ECCE/D, social sciences and other related technical fields.
  • Minimum of 4 years working experience preferable with NGOs especially in ECCE/education project in refugee and other emergency settings.
  • Good knowledge and experience in Early Childhood Care and Education programing particularly in Gambella region.
  • Willingness to live in a hardship area
  • Team working and ability to work under pressure
  • Good data management and computer skills (Microsoft word and excel).
  • Good communication skills – in English, Amharic and local language.
  • Good organisation and attention to detail

Applying Instructions

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