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  1. Role and responsibilities

The Education Assistant is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day implementation of the Education program in North through monitoring and reporting the project activities.

Generic responsibilities

  1. Monitor and report on the project activities and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards
  2. Work with the communities for the identification and enrollment of children in the community center or NFE activities.
  3. Distribute and monitor the use of educational materials according to procedures
  4. Assist the teachers in their work
  5. Suggest new methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities
  6. Carry out data collection as required
  7. Prepare field reports
  8. Carries out related mainstreaming of protection in programme daily implementation as per the set NRC’s Protection mainstreaming guidelines, and ensures reporting any breaches/concerns to the line manager for proper action.
  9. Ensures that all protection related detected cases are referred to the concerned referral focal point and to the related Protection Coordinator.

Specific responsibilities

  • Conduct Field visits to the Informal Settlements and Collective shelters in cooperation with Education Officer and Education Coordinator to define the needs and identify new beneficiaries
  • Create a safe classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the physical, social, and emotional development of children and youth both inside and outside the community center
  • Provide classes according to the module, curricula and schedule adopted by NRC for children and youth in community center setting
  • Provide classes according to the module, curricula and schedule adopted by NRC for children and youth in Informal Settlements, temporary spaces, local community spaces
  • Assist in developing and maintaining relations with refugee and host communities, local authorities and other local actors.
  • Assist in conducting and preparing mapping of relevant services being provided.
  • Assist in conducting regular assessments and producing relevant reports (including focus group discussions, interviews, questionnaires, etc.).
  • Assist with preparation of outreach work and conduct frequently outreach information with identified communities.
  • Organize awareness sessions for children and parents.
  • Assist with planning work on weekly and monthly basis in accordance with work plan
  • Contribute to preparation of relevant documents (including brochures, information notes, information board updates) for target communities.
  • Coordinate with other NRC core competency staff at field level.
  • Assist with monitoring and following-up on the quality of services provided.
  • Monitor and supervise the transport of beneficiaries.
  • Assist in designing the needed forms, questionnaires and other templates.
  • Assist in maintaining archiving system up to date (both in hardcopies and electronically).
  • Report weekly & monthly (or more often, if required) on activities and results to the relevant NRC staff.
  • Carry out other Educational administrative tasks.

Critical interfaces

  • Refugees focal point
  • Local authorities
  • Other NRC core competencies
  1. Competencies
  • University degree in education or related field.
  • Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Minimum of 1 year of working experience in non-governmental organization.
  • Experience in psycho-social support for children’s and youth’s emotional, social, mental, and spiritual needs.
  • Knowledge of NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector is a plus.
  • Experience in participatory programs.
  • Proficiency in English & Arabic both written and spoken

2. Behavioral competencies

  • Planning and delivering result
  • Working with people
  • Coping with change
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environments
Last modified: 
05 Dec, 2018
Intervention Sector(s):
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment
12 months, renewable based on funding, performance and need for the position
Job Location
Tal Abbas
Working Area
According to NRC Salary Scale
Salary Range:
1200 to 1500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
1 to 2 years
Arabic Language:
Very Good
English Language:
Very Good
French Language: