TITRE DU POSTE: Senior Education Assistant VACANCE DE POSTE : 20/HCR/KGL/VN/045 NUMERO DU POSTE UNOPS6
LIEU D’AFFECTATION: Kigali CATEGORIE/GRADE : LICA5 DATE LIMITE : 2020-03-05
CONTEXTE OPERATIONNEL

The incumbent supports UNHCR’swork regarding education and advocacy on all issues related to UNHCR educationprogrammes and strategic directions. The incumbent will work under the directsupervision of the Associate Education Officer and overall supervision of the EducationOfficer. The Senior Education Assistant participates in liaising with partnersto assess the education context, to develop an implementation plan and tomonitor the programme and assess impact. He/ She also works in collaborationwith in-country education partners to improve access to, and quality of,refugee education at all levels, both formal and non-formal, and may liaisewith partners for joint support for education access for refugee and hostcommunity children. He/ She supports the implementation of education approachesfor emerging needs in refugee education, including attention to special needs,minorities, girls, pre-school education, and non-formal activities. Theincumbent supports inter-sectoral linkages with child protection, SGBV, gender,community services, livelihoods and health, among others. The incumbentprepares relevant documentation and follows-up on administrative requirementsof education projects.

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DESCRIPTION DES TACHES

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-         Assistthe supervisor in managing and coordinating the education sector.


-         Assistin monitoring of implementation of the education strategy and activities at alllevels in formal and non-formal education sectors


-         Workclosely with DAFI implementing partner to ensure that the project is wellimplemented through regular monitoring, coordination, and feedbacks.


-         Workclosely with other tertiary learning programmes and others certified highlearning institutions to ensure refugee youth are identified and enrolled intertiary education.


-         Actas first point of contact for refugee families to provide information andsupport on enrolment of children in schools.


-         Assistin providing regular reports on educational activities, achievements andchallenges.


-         Conductregular visits to community schools, carry out assessments and writerecommendations.


-         Assistin identification of persons with special educational needs and supportimplementation of inclusive and special needs education.


-         Supportand promote quality education data collection, analysis and reporting byassisting the implementation of the Education Management Information System(EMIS).


-         Ensureeducation level of refugee children are updated in the UNHCR database fortracking of education achievement of refugee children.


-         Assessneeds for services of persons of concern, as related to education responses.


-         Systematicallypromote and comply with the Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) policy and otherpriorities such as the HIV/AIDS policy.


-         Liaiseon behalf of UNHCR with external partners like Education Ministry on educationmatters.


-         Asrequested participate in local humanitarian and development sector working groupsto support and ensure all refugee education support programming at countrylevel is extended, amplified and reported against sector development goals andhumanitarian partners and funding serve system strengthening.


-         Fosterinter-sectoral linkages and coordination with child protection, SGBV, gender,community services, livelihoods/economic inclusion and health, among others andprovide specialist advice for other sectors, to ensure that they fullyintegrate education related concerns in their planning.


-         Monitorimplementation of education programmes and provide guidance on orientation.


-         Assistin the planning and coordination of UNHCR’s role concerning education.


-         Identifytraining needs and train UNHCR staff, sister UN agency staff, NGOs, andMinistry of Education officials on refugee education priorities and identifiedtopics.


-         Developand disseminate relevant tools to support UNHCR staff and partners in CountryOffices.


-         Joinjoint assessment missions in emergencies to minimise the time refugee children andyouth spend out of education (ideally a maximum of three months after arrival).


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QUALIFICATIONS REQUISES

 5 years relevant experience with High school diploma 

Certificatesand/or Licenses

 Education;                            SocialSciences                   BusinessAdministration

Demonstratedwork experience in education programmes. Field experience in educationprogramme implementation and coordination in humanitarian and/or developmentcontexts. Experience working with Governments, Ministry of Education and otherline Ministries. Strong inter-personal skills in collaboration andcoordination.

CoreCompetencies:

Accountability

Communication

OrganizationalAwareness

Teamwork& Collaboration

Commitmentto Continuous Learning

Client& Result Orientation

 

ManagerialCompetencies:

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Cross-FunctionalCompetencies:

Analytical Thinking

Planning and Organizing

Technological Awareness

 

PR-RefugeeProtection Principles and Framework

*PR-RefugeeEducation programmes

UN-UNHCROperations, mandate, principles and policies

*IT-ComputerLiteracy

MS-Drafting,Documentation, Data Presentation

CO-Cross-culturalcommunication

TR-Training/Coaching/Facilitation

PR-INEE(International Network for Education in Emergencies) standards andimplementation




Autres informations

Demonstratedwork experience in refugee education programmes. Knowledge and experience ofUNHCR policies and standards. Experience in the area of child protection. Experience with educational research, teaching oreducation administration.


 

 

 

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