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Education Officer Job by Save the Children

Job Description

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY and Specific Duties and responsibilities:


Planning and Reporting:

Ø  In close collaboration with woreda education offices prepare annual, quarter’s action plan, and ensures timely submission at the respective woreda level.

Ø  Provide follow-up and technical support for schools and woreda education offices ensure preparation of timely and quality quarterly and annual project progress reports on the prepared formats

Ø  Compile school annual plan, reports at the respective woreda level, and ensures timely submission for Sekota Field Office.

Ø  Prepare compiled quarter and annual plan, report of the project for relevant government bodies at their respective woreda level, and ensures timely submission.

Coordination and Management of Projects Implementation

Ø  Ensure the LEGO project is implemented in ways responsive to teachers, the community, and children in line with Save the Children principles, values and strategic plan and following Save the Children compliance procedures and provide guidance and technical support to Woreda Education Offices.

Ø  Ensures integration of activities of government stakeholders and the Improvement of Quality Basic Education and Child wellbeing project and strengthen collaboration at woreda level

Ø  Identify gaps and provide technical and capacity building support for all stakeholders and WEO.

Ø  In close collaboration with the Project Manager and other support units (at Field Office level) , WEO and other government stakeholders, facilitate on time implementation of the project activities based on the action plan and ensure implementation quality

Ø  Ensure active participation of children and other stakeholders in the project activities implementation

Supervision and Monitoring

Ø  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

Ø  Conduct monitoring and supervision of the planned project activities implementation and provide technical support to WEO and intervention schools to improve activities implementation quality

Ø  Strengthen participatory and collaborative supervision and monitoring systems including active participation of children

Staff Management and Mentorship

Ø  Strengthen team spirit and teamwork

Ø  Ensure that WEO schools understand and are able to perform their role based on the project objectives and expected outcomes

Ø  In collaboration with the Programme Coordinator, facilitate recruitment and capacity-building support of consultants as appropriate.

Ø  In close collaboration with the Programme Coordinator, provide leadership and manage the performance of intervention schools

Capacity Building

Ø  In collaboration with the Program 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

Ø  Arrange experience-sharing media among schools and other stakeholders.

Ø  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 the line manager’s assignment

Additional Job Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within the reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Job Requirements


Ø  Degree  in Education and other social sciences

Ø Minimum of 4 years of working experience preferable with NGOs, especially in development and emergency education projects.

Ø  Willingness to live in a hardship area

Ø  Team working and ability to work under pressure.

Ø  Computer skills (Microsoft word and excel).

Ø  Good communication skills – in English, Amharic and local language.

Ø  Good organization and attention to detail

How to Apply

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

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