South Sudan: Secondary School Teacher

Organization: Lutheran World Federation
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 06 Mar 2017

JOB ADVERTISEMENT

JOB ROLE:

Under the guidance and direction of the Deputy Head teacher (Kaya Secondary School), the Secondary School Teacher will substantially contribute to the effective learning of students, motivating and inspiring students so they can reach their fullest potential in curricular and non-curricular activities. This includes preparing pupils for secondary school leaving examinations.

The Secondary School Teacher under the guidance of the Deputy Headteacher will ensure the implementation of the South Sudan Secondary Syllabus and maintain documentation in accordance with Kaya Secondary School policies and LWF South Sudan guidelines and procedures.

LWF is looking for Physics and mathematics (I); History and Geography (1); Commerce & Geography (1); English & Literature (1) Biology & Chemistry

Position type: Secondary School Teacher

Number of Positon: 4 (Four)

Report to: Deputy Head Teacher

Duty Station: Maban

Contract type: Fixed term with possibility of extension depend on funding & performance

Employment start date: ASAP

Salary: According to LWF salary policy – Non negotiable

Advert Closing deadline: 6th March, 2017

BACKGROUND:

LWF has worked in Maban County since September 2012 and currently is the service provider for Education and Child Protection in Yussif Batil, Gendrassa and Kaya refugee camps.

Kaya Secondary School is a day school for the host community and refugees situated in Maban County. It is an English language school where Arabic is taught as a subject. Kaya Secondary School is a newly opened secondary School in 2017. Kaya Secondary School’s moto, vision and mission statement are:

Moto

· Education is our priority

Vision

· To be the centre of quality product that will meet the needs of dynamic global society

Mission

· Empowering and developing the young people for realization of their potential talents that would contribute towards equitable development where peaceful coexistence prevails

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching and Lesson Planning;

§ Attend to lessons assigned to him/her regularly;

§ Ensure that there is proper documentation for attendance (class registers) for your designated classes;

§ Prepare adequately and appropriately professional teaching documents such as the Scheme of Work, Lesson Plans, Lesson Notes, Records of Work Covered and Learners Progression Records. These records will be checked by the Deputy Headteacher and/or Headteacher;

§ Use teaching techniques encompassing both child centred and teacher centred learning methodologies;

§ Responsible for ensuring items which are distributed during classes are returned at the end of class and shared items do not going missing from the classroom;

§ Prepare and submit reports of his/her class to the Deputy Headteacher and/or Headteacher when required;

§ Sets examinations, marking and analysing the results for submission to the Deputy Headteacher by an agreed timeframe.

§ Keep accurate records of student’s progress (i.e. examination results) and compiling this on a termly basis for submission to the Deputy Headteacher;

§ Report issues of irregular attendance to the Deputy Headteacher;

§ Work with the Deputy Headteacher and Headteacher to organise mobilisation campaigns at Yussif Batil Secondary School and in the local communities to increase enrolment and support regular attendance;

§ Maintain discipline in the school and adhere to school rules and regulations;

§ Ensure that all urgent education issues are discussed with the Deputy Headteacher and/or Headteacher immediately.

§ Ensure that there is absolutely zero tolerance for corporal punishment, abuse or aggression.

Staff Management

  • The Secondary School Teacher does not manage any staff but is expected to provide a leadership role within the school, inspiring and motivating children;
  • Secondary School Teachers are expected to support with the PTA (Parent Teacher Association) and Student Bodies in the School;

Coordination

§ Attend all meetings as organised by the Deputy Headteacher and/or Headteacher of Yussif Batil Secondary School

§ Organises and participates in co-curriculum activities (e.g. sports clubs, journalist clubs, environmental clubs, debating clubs)

§ Coordinate closely with the Deputy Headteacher regarding donor and media visits to Yussif Batil Secondary School ensuring all the required preparation is completed thoroughly and on-time.

§ Highlights cases of concern to the Deputy Headteacher and/or Headteacher to refer children to the appropriate support services.

Other

§ Perform additional tasks as required as directed by the Deputy Head Teacher or Headteacher.

§ Report any violation of the code of conduct and child protection policy of LWF/DWS.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCE:

  • Preferred diploma or degree in Education from a recognized institution
  • Essential completion of Secondary Education

· At least 2 years teaching experience

  • For the English teachers, excellent written and spoken English. For the Arabic teacher, excellent written and spoken Arabic. Knowledge of both English and Arabic will be an advantage
  • Computer skills are advantageous
  • Good understanding of the South Sudan Education System and Secondary Education Syllabus
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize work under pressure and demonstrated resourcefulness
  • Effective member of the Education Team and role model; demonstrates creativity in seeking better ways to do things and shares with team, and promotes high standards
  • Takes responsibility for own work and can prioritize work under pressure
  • Demonstrates developed communications skills

· Demonstrated ability to work in a team

· Positive and optimistic attitude and approach to work.

How to apply:

Application Process:

All applicants must send their application letter and updated CV and supportive documents attached in English to the Human Resource in Juba office by email address and hand delivered is not encourage please apply only. Email. lwfssdrecruitment@gmail.com

Applications close by March 6th 2017. The interviews are expected to take place from March 10th, 2017. Due to the big volume of applications we are handling, we shall not inform unsuccessful candidates.

Note: LWF will review the applications on daily basis as it tries to get the most suitable candidates for the position and you will be advised on due course for the outcome. The advert will close before the deadline once we get the suitable candidates in pace.

Child Safe Guarding:

LWF is a child safe organization and is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including the right to protection from violence and abuse. We therefore, have particular responsibilities to children we work and come into contact with to keep them safe from any harm or risk. In line with LWF policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough criminal record checks. **

South Sudan: Program and Communication Coordinator – South Sudan

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Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 02 Mar 2017

Program and Communication Coordinator – South Sudan
Norwegian Refugee Council

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been operational in South Sudan since 2004 providing assistance to IDPs, returnees, refugees and host communities in areas affected by displacement. NRC currently operates an integrated programme focused on six sectors (core competencies): Education, Shelter, Food Security, WASH, Camp Coordination/Camp Management (CCCM) and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA).
NRC programmes are designed to provide protection and durable solutions for IDPs, refugees and returnees. In South Sudan NRC focuses both on emergency humanitarian responses and early recovery work.
The purpose of the Program & Communications Coordinator position is to provide essential grant management support to HoP in delivering quality programs in line with the NRC CO strategy and PoA.
This same advert may be used to deployment to other Country offices other than one initial published for.

Job description

  • Generic Responsibilities
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Develop and maintain overview of all grants, donor requirements, rules and regulations, and internal and external deadlines, including filing of grant documents (including through the grants database – forthcoming)
  • Coordinate the development of donor applications and reports, as well as ensuring donor compliance and quality control
  • Contribute to the development and revision of funding proposals, budgets and donor reports
  • Be updated on donor priorities and track and share relevant calls for proposals
  • Document, analyze, and share learning from proposal and reporting process, and compliance with donor rules and regulations
  • Contribute to continuously improving internal grant management systems
  • Provide an internal help-desk on donor related issues, including organize and deliver trainings in donor rules and regulations, as well as proposal and report writing
  • Coordinate the development and distribution of internal reports
  • Contribute to PCM trainings and usage of the NRC PCM frame work in the CO as delegated by the Head of Programme
  • Support external donor audits
  • Represent with relevant partners and donors as delegated the HoP
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Specific responsibilities
  • Responsible for timely communication with CC Specialists (and Project Managers/Project Coordinators), Area Managers and other relevant staff in the field offices on deadlines and supporting in the writing of reports and donor proposals.
  • Support the effective communications and visibility within NRC team and to external audience
  • Assist in developing, implementing and monitoring communication plans as per donor guidelines
  • Undertake field visits to collect communication information such as case studies, success stories and photos
  • Support in preparing visibility material such as banners, signs, monthly newsletter, share stories for special events.
  • To act as an information resource on South Sudan and provide informative and varied articles from several sources regarding the current political, socio-economic, humanitarian situation.
  • Provide briefing papers and support development of external communication tools as relevant for donor visits/meetings
  • Keep the relevant country management team members informed about all programmatic issues of relevance to the management and coordination of the country program.
  • Prepare country fact sheets and other relevant information pieces for the country program in collaboration with the HoP
  • In cooperation with AM and HoP responsible for timely grants opening and closure
  • Assist with any other duties assigned by the line manager, as and when required.
  • In coordination with HoP develop communication paper on ICLA programing and on post recovery programing opportunities

Qualifications

  • Between 3-5 years of relevant experience within field of expertise
  • Relevant experience from the project management in the humanitarian sector
  • Experience from working with humanitarian and development donors
  • Good understanding of donor rules and regulations
  • Skills and experience in report and proposal writing
  • Strong communication, coordination and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills (data and financial)
  • Ability to mediate in high-stress scenarios with competing interest
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Above average computer skills

Education field

  • Social sciense

Education level

  • College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Strategic thinking
  • Influencing
  • Initiate action and change
  • Analyzing

We offer

  • Commencement: March, 2017
  • Contract period: 12 months, with possibility of extension
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions
  • Duty station: Juba
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.
  • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

How to apply:

Please, apply through www.nrc.no, then vacancies