Education Coordinator

at Lutheran World Federation
Published November 13, 2022
Location Ruweng, South Sudan
Category Education  
Job Type Full Time  



The Education Coordinator will be responsible for the overall supervision and management of LWF’s Education programs in the two refugee camps in Ruweng Administrative Area.

Reporting and Communication lines: The Education Coordinator will report to the Area Coordinator based in Ruweng Administrative Area.

Required qualifications

Master’s degree in Education from a recognized institution.

Knowledge and experience

A minimum of five years’ international experience managing large education projects in a humanitarian setting with many staff in a reputable international organization.

Excellent team work and problem-solving skills.

Demonstrated experience and skills in training facilitation, conducting assessments, baselines and evaluations using participatory methodologies, data analysis and interpretation.

Possession of practical skills in writing concept notes, proposals and reports.

Sound understanding of project management cycle, INEE, humanitarian principles and standards including SPHERE, CHS and the Code of Conduct

Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.

Capacity and willingness to be flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.

Language skills

Advanced written and spoken English.

Knowledge of Arabic would be an added advantage.

Program management

Responsible for the implementation of the education activities in accordance with approved time schedules, budgets, applicable guidelines and standards and related LWF and donor guidelines.

Supervise the assigned education staff and ensure the staff prepare and follow weekly and monthly work plans.

Oversee training workshops on education for the target beneficiaries in the refugee camps and host community.

Oversee and give guidance on technical trainings relevant to the needs of beneficiaries.

Oversee the participatory needs assessments and identify issues affecting education operations in the project area as organized by relevant agencies.

Design education data collection forms and carry out school management assessments in conjunction with the education personnel.

Oversee the implementation of Early Childhood Development, Primary Education, Accelerated Learning programme, Secondary Education, Adult Literacy, WASH in schools and Vocational Skills training in the refugee camps and host community.

Lead the organization, planning and management of education interventions.

Lead the organization of training workshops for teachers, PTA and SMC for the schools in the camps.

Monitor the activities of the schools supported and provide necessary advice.

As appropriate, contribute to building the capacity of the County Education Departments (CED) in the project area for improved education management

Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual operational plans and reports of education activities

Document case studies, best practices and lessons learnt from each of the activities implemented as per the approved log frames.

Coordinate the distribution of scholastic materials to the LWF supported schools.

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