Education Officer

Job Overview

1.      Role and responsibilities:

Generic responsibilities:

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Strict adherence to the NRC Code of Conduct
  • Implement the education project according to the plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Make decisions on the ground with limited or remote supervision


Specific responsibilities:


  • Implement education activities under direction of the Education Project Coordinator
  • Supervise Education Assistants and provide support to them in line with program objectives
  • Develop and maintain effective filing systems, both electronic and paper
  • Update and maintain effective work plans
  • Provide support to NRC activities, schools and incentive staff in line with NRC quality standards
  • Document technical issues and questions, and channel to the Education PC
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring, tracking and reporting of education projects
  • Regularly travel to the field to support implementation of education activities.
  • Oversee distributions of teaching and learning materials
  • Any other task relevant to the position as requested by line manager

2.    Our Idea Candidate:

  • Understanding of the circumstances, needs and challenges internally displaced persons (IDP)/refugee children face
  • Understanding of the role of education in meeting the needs of IDP/refugee populations
  • Understanding of SPHERE and/or INEE minimum standards
  • Knowledge of the basics of Child Protection and/or psychosocial support
  • Experience working with children and/or educators; Ministry of Education-level experience a plus
  • Experience training or building the capacity of others
  • Candidates with a university and/or advanced degree preferred; significant experience in the field of education, PSS or child protection considered in lieu.

3.      Other information:

Contract Duration: 8 months

Duty Station: Kirkuk-Tuz- Iraq

Health Insurance is provided

Salary: G5/S1, According to NRC’s Iraq salary scale and terms and conditions.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
NRC is an equal opportunity employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.

For more information, please read the Job Description


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