Our Ideal Candidate

The purpose of the Education Team Leader is to implement the delegated Education Activity at field level, direct implementation and manage Education staff and ensure capacity building to the Education team for the smooth operation of day-to-day field activity.

Key Task and Responsibilities:

Work with the Education team, Project Coordinator (PC) and Project Manager (PM) on the implementation of projects across the project cycle phases. Maintain accurate records of project participants and track progress against set targets. Support and guide the Education Officers and Assistants in their daily tasks.  Facilitate effective communication with communities Including orientations on selection criteria, project activities and targets and awareness raising campaigns. Extend support to volunteer teachers and field-based teams. Support the PC and PM in representing NRC in external meetings.  Support the PC and PM in participating and leading working groups.  Prepare weekly progress reports on the activities, challenges, and gaps against set targets. Coordinate with various NRC staff from other CCs at field level on planning and implementing program activities.   Lead on teacher capacity building initiatives and provide follow up support and monitoring. Ensure the quality of project activities using quality standards and checklists. Ensure and promote efficient and cost-effective use of NRC’s assets and resources to maximize benefit to beneficiaries.  Coordinate respectfully and positively with local authorities. Provide regular reports relating to analysis of assessment findings, as well as progress and situation reports on challenges identified in the field.  Assist the Project Coordinator (PC)/Project Manager (PM) in administration, logistics (including inventory, purchases and requisitions, quotations, as well as IT hardware / software support), coordination, execution and monitoring and evaluation.  Work in close collaboration with the NRC finance, admin and logistics teams and coordinate activities with the Shelter, and Information Counselling and Legal Assistance (EDUCATION) teams Conduct internal weekly, monthly, and quarterly meetings and collect accurate and updated information.  Contribute assessments and new initiatives for expansion of the program. Other relevant tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Key Education and Skills Requirements:

Candidates with a university and/or advanced degree in Education, Social Sciences, Project Planning and Management, Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies. Postgraduate or master’s qualification would be an added advantage. At least 03 years of related work experience in Education and/or Skills development programme implementation in crisis context. knowledge of the needs and challenges faced by IDP/returnee and refugee children and young people face and the sensitivity of the context. Understanding of Rohingya dialect would be an added advantage.  Experience of refugee and emergency education contexts in Bangladesh Understanding of INEE minimum standards Knowledge of Gender, disability, Child Protection, and psychosocial support Experience of working with educators, managing, training, and building the capacity of others

Additional Information:

We welcome applications from qualified and interested candidates, particularly local candidates, from the Cox’s Bazar area.  Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline.

Contract period:  12 months (extendable)

Expected Start Date: 01-February-2024

Duty Station: Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar 
Salary and Benefits:  Competitive salary and allowances as per NRC’s salary scale, Life and medical insurance, maternity leaves and allowances, festival bonus, annual and others leave, etc. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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