Education Officer Job In Plan International Pakistan Islamabad
The Education Officer will provide technical support from planning to implementation toward quality educational programmes/projects He/She will ensure that the children?s rights and welfare are prioritized and that Plan?s Child Centered Community Development approach is part of all programme activities.
What does the jobholder plan?
Plans education projects.
Plans local lesson learning and exchange.
What are the outputs and deliverables?
Provide technical support. Develop technical POs with the assistance of the team members and CDOs and ensure outputs are delivered as per PO
Build the capacities of various institutions and individuals. Design and conduct training for PTAs. Organize trainings for teachers.
Organize, manage and monitor ECCD. Support team to Sehat suitable volunteers for running AL & HFE classes. Coordinate with partner NGOs to organize training of AL&NFE teachers. Conduct refreshers and monthly meetings for AL&NFE teachers. Monitor NFE & AL centers. Design and conduct trainings and refreshers for caregivers.
Assist team in the implementation of quality ECCD programme. Orient committees about ECCD Programme. Provide team with technical support for buying materials required for ECCD Centre.
Coordinate with NGOs, GOs, for implementing educational projects.
Keep Plan management informed about the various educational activities and produce reports and documents. Prepare monthly and quarterly reports. Analyze daily reports submitted by A.E.O.
What does the post holder oversee?
The education projects.
Criteria for Success
Monitoring and evaluation reports.
Participation of children, families and communities in education projects.
District government and non-government agencies recognize and value the contribution of Plan?s community managed education projects.
What are the primary linkages for this post?
CO and PU
Groups of girls, boys, their families and teachers.
District government officials.
Local agencies and networks.
Competencies/ Leadership Behavior
Capacity to produce budgets and good quality POs and deliver projects to agreed parameters.
Efficient in meeting commitments and deadlines in achieving results.
Ability to plan and organize work by identifying priority activities and adjusting priorities as required, often to tight deadlines.
Ability to work calmly under pressure.
Commitment to continuous learning and willingness to keep abreast of new developments in the field of education development.
Ability to work as part of teams.
Ability to motivate and influence others.
Ability to apply good judgement in the resolution of programme related problems.
Ability to establish and sustain partnerships and good working relations through good written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to credibly represent the education projects to all stakeholders.
Ability to articulate the vision of the education projects to different audiences.
Able to relate to children, their caregivers and teachers and establish rapport quickly and effectively.
Ability to work with poor children and communities.
Demonstrate approach to work that is characterized by commitment, motivation, energy and flexibility.
Commitment to the rights and needs of children and values of Plan.
Effective networking, negotiating and decision-making skills.
Good verbal and written English and Urdu is essential.
Strong interpersonal and communicative skills.
Computer proficiency (MS Word, Excel)
Qualifications and Experience
Advanced University Degree (Masters or equivalent) in Education or Development Studies.
A minimum of three years of progressive work experience in the education sector.