Education Advisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya - NGO

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Education Advisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya - NGO

Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan / Somali nationals for the following position:

Job Title: Education Advisor - Somalia / Somaliland
Location: Nairobi With Regular Travel to Mogadishu And Hargeisa
Duration: One (1) Year With Possibility of Extension

Job Summary: The incumbent will provide technical support to the Education Programme in Somalia / Somaliland, including the provision of strategic oversight for the emergency and development education programme in rural and urban contexts through direct implementation and local implementing partners. 

S/he will provide support to improve the quality of the education programme – particularly literacy and numeracy training, and emergency education - and ensure programme uniformity across all operational areas.

Job Specification:
  • A degree in Education (particularly primary), development/humanitarian work or a related discipline
  • Practical experience in designing, implementing and monitoring education programmes in complex humanitarian and/or development and contexts
  • Solid experience in early grade reading, literacy and/or phonics teaching and support.
  • An understanding of the INEE minimum standards and child protection issues as they apply to schools and school children/teachers.
  • Experience working in Somalia/Somaliland is an advantage but not essential.
A detailed ToR for this position may be obtained by sending an email to the following address:

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV and covering letter, with the subject of the email as ‘Education Advisor’ to: 

The Human Resource Coordinator, 
Concern Worldwide, Somalia/Somaliland, 
to the following email address: 
by 17th February 2016.

Each application should include three referees who can validate technical expertise. 

Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Concern has a Code of Conduct and a Programme Participant Protection Policy to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from abuse and exploitation.

Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer

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