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2 Project Officer – Secondary Education Non-profit Job Vacancies - Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Organisation: Finn Church Aid (FCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Finn Church Aid is Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to continue working until people in need of assistance can make their own living and fulfill their basic needs. Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and justice.

Job Summary:     The Project Officer - Secondary Education will carry out field assessments, monitoring the progress of the projects activities and be the key focal point for the teachers/facilitators, students, caregiver and community groups in one of the districts mentioned above. Ensuring full inclusion of the most vulnerable children and families is a key responsibility of this role. The role will be based directly in the districts and will have direct interaction with teachers, school management committees, head teachers of selected schools in the district and community groups, and other stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To undertake timely, Education project activity duties as per work plan as delegated by the Project;
  • Ensure timely delivery and implementation of project activities;
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools & indicators;
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to Project Officer;
  • Present reports defining project progress, challenges and solutions;
  • Implement and manage project changes and challenges to achieve project outputs;
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments;
  • Responsible for mobilization of project beneficiaries;
  • Register beneficiary complaints and submit those to line manager;
  • Undertake any other duties as appropriate and within the post holders capabilities;
  • Conduct follow up on all project activities to ensure efficiency, timeliness and program quality;
  • Participate in information gathering and assessments;
  • Carry out site mapping exercises to determine the class locations based on population size, education needs, and access to formal education
  • Carry out education service mapping of both formal and non-formal services for information sharing and referrals with the projects beneficiaries;
  • Participate in additional information gathering and assessments as required;
  • Participate in teacher trainings in the district;
  • Work with the district education department to plan education activities in the district;
  • Monitor field level implementation of primary education;
  • Monitor the qualitative and quantitative delivery of primary education classes, such as student progress appraisals, teaching methods, attendance rates, assets management, etc;
  • Ensure adherence by primary education teachers to the standard operating procedures and codes of conduct;
  • Conduct regular coordination meetings with primary education teachers, caregivers and community representative groups to identify activity progress, successes and areas for improvement;
  • Train teachers/facilitators and supervise their development
  • Support continuous  performance improvement support to the teachers in close collaboration with the district education officials;
  • Responsible for field level documentation, such as attendance sheets, teacher feedback forms and community meeting minutes.
  • Monitor the correct usage of documentation, and support to fill gaps as needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Project Officer - Secondary Education job must hold a Bachelor's Degree Secondary Education from a reputable university;
  • Three to five years of working experience in education, in administration and/or classroom teaching
  • Strong written and spoken English, and other local languages;
  • Computer skills especially Microsoft word, excel skills
  • Honesty and trustworthiness and responsive to feedback and constructive criticism;  The ability to prioritize competing demands;
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values;
  • Commitment to FCA equal opportunity and gender practices, FCA's Programme
  • Participant Protection Policy and FCA's accountability commitments

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to hand deliver a completed application letter and CV to the address below. Ensure to indicate the job title applied for on the left hand corner of the envelope.

Applications can also be delivered at FCA field offices in Adjumani, Moyo, Rwamwanja, Kyaka II, Arua and Yumbe.

Finn Church Aid (FCA) – Uganda Program
Plot 1495, Roche close - Muyenga, off Tank hill Road
P.O. Box 21826, Kampala- Uganda

Deadline: 16th August 2019

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