Teacher Education Officer – Mogadisho

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    Posted On Nov 23 ,2020
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 2 years

Job Description

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

ROLE PURPOSE: Teacher Education Officer - under the guidance of training specialist, is responsible for the planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting of teacher education interventions day to day progress including in line with and agreed plan of action and budget, donor, SC and government policies, requirements and procedures. The Teacher Education Officer will be responsible for implementation of all teacher education programmes at district level. He/she will ensure efficient utilization of project resources for the intended purpose through effective planning and monitoring. He or she will ensure the use of appropriate, cost effective and innovative approaches especially in improving quality, equity, inclusiveness and performance of supported teachers especially those who are untrained and are working in the selected schools. He or she will ensure synergy through collaboration and networking with other stakeholders implementing teacher education programmes in his/her area of operation. Teacher Education Officer will ensure partnership with relevant partners including ministry of education including district education officers (DEOs), regional education officers (REO), and with Community Education Committees at community level, teachers and children. Teacher Education Officer shall ensure linkage among education and other thematic areas at field level. He or she will play key role in representing SCI in relevant networks and forums and engage in advocacy and dialogue with relevant education stakeholders at region and district level.

SCOPEE OF ROLE:

Direct Reports to: Training specialist

Dimensions: Save the Children has been working in Somalia for more than 60 years. The Country Office has over 500 staff across 14 field offices (Boroma, Burao and Hargeisa in Somaliland; Bosasso, Garowe, Galkayo and Gardo in Puntland; Beletweyne, Adaado, Abudwak, Baidoa, Kismayo, Dhobley and Mogadishu in Central South Somalia). Our Country Office coordination and administration base is in Nairobi, Kenya. In 2017, as a result of significant scale up for the countrywide drought response, our annual spend FY2017 was US$117 million and we reached more than 2 million people through our humanitarian and longer term development work in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Education, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Child Protection and Child Rights Governance. The Country Office manages 61 active awards totalling US$165 million from a range of governmental/institutional donors, including DFID, ECHO, EU, FFP, OFDA, and DANIDA being some of our largest

Staff directly reporting to this post: Nil

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Diploma or Bachelor degree in education or a related field with additional training in education planning and management and project planning and management techniques
  • Knowledge of current national international strategies on access, equity, and quality education policies and models
  • Recommended a minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience in similar position
  • Experience of working with local/national governments and capacity building of systems, partners and staff
  • Ability to write quality narrative donor report
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind-sets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Somali
  • Sensitive to issues affecting children and committed to Save the Children's Education policy
  • Sensitive to issues affecting children and committed to Save the Children's Education policy

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

Application will be close on 3rd Dec 2020.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

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