Education Officer

Education Officer

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5847

Job Title: Education Officer

Application deadline: 26.10.2021

Duty Station: Raqqa

Job Requirements:


  • Minimum two years’ professional experience with education work e.g. as a teacher or school supervisor.
  • Previous NGO experience is a strong asset.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Proven experience in capacity building, coordinating activities, developing plans and drafting reports.
  • Demonstrated decision making skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of children in the school and community.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, and capacity to maintain relations with community leaders, community member members, children and youth.
  • Strong understanding of the situation of children (girls and boys) in rural and urban communities and camps
  • Excellent understanding of the complexity of local governance structures in NE Syria and other local stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to travel independently, including to rural communities and willingness to change work practices and hours and spend time in the field, sometimes in difficult conditions and with limited resources.
  • Strong Arabic skills, written and spoken. Good English skills, written and spoken
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email).
  • Commitment to and understanding of Organization’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches


Job Description:

  • With support from the Area Coordinator, and under the guidance of the Education Specialist, develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, budgets and procurement.
  • Supervise the development of weekly activity schedules for the Vocational Education center with the centre Supervisor, Trainers and Education Assistant, in coordination with the CP department, to ensure that they are integrated with CFS activities.
  • Support the Education Assistants in ensuring that the schedules of activities are comprehensive, and take into account gender and age sensitivities. Ensure that weekly schedules cover a range of activities, and that the Vocational Education centre teams (trainers and supervisors) are working as per working hours in the contract.
  • Regularly monitor the activities implemented in the Vocational Education centres, utilising appropriate monitoring tools and processes, to ensure that all planned activities are implemented on time, to quality measures and within budget as per the work plans.
  • Ensure that the activities implemented in the spaces are child-friendly, including gender and disability inclusive, and that the spaces are conducive to a positive learning environment.
  • Work with education stakeholders including vocational school/centre management, Education committees, local councils, Ministry of Education, Youth Authorities or other Education actors, and community to improve vocational education service provision.
  • Identify education needs and gaps as well as potential partners.
  • With the guidance of the Education Specialist, plan and organize trainings on vocational trainings, teacher trainings, conflict sensitive education, positive discipline, classroom management, Vocational Education activities, and other topics for trainers, facilitators, partners and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure that project activities are consistent with Organization’s programming principles and approaches, draw on relevant best practices and lessons learned, enable children to attain their rights and are compliant with donor regulations.
  • With the support of the Programme team, support integration and mainstreaming efforts.
  • Support with the organisation and implementation of awareness sessions for children, adolescents, youth, parents and community members.
  • Support regular meetings with PTAs and Teacher Learning Circles (TLCs)
  • Conduct regular classroom observation and child satisfaction surveys, in coordination with the MEAL team.
  • Ensure that registration and attendance data is regularly compiled, and dropout data is regularly compiled, analysed and reported appropriately.
  • Draft weekly, monthly, progress and other reports, as required.
  • Liaise on a daily basis with partners, community and supervisors and colleagues to guarantee the smooth operation of the programs.
  • Prepare financial and administrative documentation related to project activities, such as purchase and procurement requests, etc
  • Facilitate, collect and report information regarding the overall situation of the conflict-affected children and their families in the target locations.
  • Inform the direct supervisor about any challenges, difficulties and concerns in the implementation of activities or issues in the social context in a timely manner.
  • Any other duties, within reasons (based on skills and experience).

Human resource management

  • Responsible for line management of Education Assistants.
  • Follow up staff attendance, leave, and coverage during leave for the staff under her/his supervision.
  • Ensure regular feedback to the staff under her/his responsibility and appraisal process when needed.
  • Support disciplinary measures application if needed.

Coordination and representation

  • Coordinate with other Organization sectors and departments as necessary.
  • Represent the Organization in internal or external visits and calls where needed.
  • Participate in kick-off, close out, strategy meetings and camp coordination meetings as relevant.


  • Ensure a strict adherence to the principles of child protection and child safeguarding at all times, including respect for confidentiality and always acting in the best interests of the child.
  • Comply with the Organization policies and practices with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • In agreement with line manager, perform other required duties within reason (in line with skills and experience).
  • Ensure strict compliance of self and colleagues with the Organization in NES’s zero-visibility policy and content collection policies regarding taking photographs of children.

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How to Apply:


Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

INGO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

The application period closes on 26 Oct 2021

NOTE:  Please mention your English and Computer skills clearly in your application

Applicants may submit their CVs with their cover letter, address; telephone number and contact information to – Subject of the email must clearly state ” Education officer


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