The International Rescue Committee (IRC) IRCTanzania is present in the Kigoma Region, Northwestern Tanzania, providing services to refugees and host communities. Approximately 155,000 refugees, the vast majority from Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) receive protection and basic assistance in the areas of Child and Youth Protection and Development, Community Based Rehabilitation for persons with disabilities and special needs, and Gender Based Violence / Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE). In addition, IRC also does child protection work in the host communities surrounding the camps, in Tanga region and in Dar es Salaam.
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) seeks to recruit qualified, energetic and committed candidate for the post of National Education Manager.
SOURCE::: Mkaguzi Blog
Scope of work:
The National Education Manager reports to the International Education Program Manager based in Kasulu. S/He will manage the day-to-day activities of the education program in Mtendeli camp, working closely with other education program national staff. Technical support is provided by Supervisor and s/he will also work closely with the GBV Manager, Child Protection Manager, Education Protection Manager and M&E Manager on protection in school issues, program funding, donor compliance and M&E.
§ Coordinate education activities in the camp according to the work plan;
§ Work with education staff to report activities and outcomes to Education Manager regularly;
§ Support national staff in leading teacher professional development trainings and activities;
§ Oversee tutoring program and extracurricular clubs in collaboration with CP and GBV sectors;
§ Work with data manager to ensure inspectors and other education personnel are properly trained in data collection, analysis, and use;
§ Monitor school rehabilitation projects;
§ Work with all other sectors to ensure safe reporting mechanisms and programming for girls at risk of sexual abuse and exploitation;
§ Identify, develop and implement programmatic linkages between GBV /WPE, Child Protection and other IRC sectors;
§ In close collaboration with the M&E Manager, address gaps in data a collection and develop tools and systems to ensure quality and consistent program monitoring and reporting;
§ Ensure timely submission of all program reports and quality of program data, in compliance with donor requirements
§ Conduct regular meetings with project staff and community members to o assess progress toward objectives, discuss issues and assist in finding solutions to challenges identified.
§ Bachelors degree, masters degree preferred (Education; International Relations/ Development, or related field;
§ 2-3 years of education technical experience in humanitarian settings;
§ Experience leading teacher trainings and professional development programs;
§ Demonstrated knowledge of gender-sensitive education programming;
§ Experience from working in refugee camp settings a plus;
§ People management skills: the ability to effectively lead and supervise staff;
§ Interpersonal and communication skills;
§ Fluency in English; ability to communicate in Swahili or French a plus;
§ Organizational skills: the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced and detail-oriented team environment;
§ Experience working in difficult locations; ability to be resourceful and flexible in a limited resource environment.
§ Computer skills: knowledge of MS Word, Excel, power point and email/internet software
How to apply:
Applications for the position must include:
i. A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.
ii. Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day-time mobile phone number(s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer.
iii. ONLY copies of academic and professional certificates.
Applications will be considered valid if sent/received before 1700hrs Saturday, January 29th, 2016. Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Send your application to TZ-Recruitment@rescue.org
IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. IRC is an equal opportunity employer.
SOURCE::: Mkaguzi Blog