Technical Assistant

at Africa Educational Trust
Published June 2, 2022
Location Juba, South Sudan
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  


Part 1: Task


We are recruiting for a Technical Assistant who can support our education programmes for 3 months, with a specific focus on the Education on Air II project. This person will play a critical role in providing technical support to the development of radio lessons, which will involve, mentoring teachers as scriptwriters and presenters; reviewing, editing and finalizing scripts; supporting the MoGEI script review team; participating in monthly review meetings; rolling out of education on air project at a state level and undertaking all the monitoring & evaluation aspects of the programme. The Technical Assistant will also be responsible for ensuring that by the end of the project there is a library of high-quality radio lessons and that the MoGEI have the capacity and tools to continue delivering high quality radio lessons.


Part 2: Key Responsibilities:


1) Capacity support (20%)


Train and provide continuous support to scriptwriters

Train and provide continuous support to radio presenters

Support radio presenters to rehearse (practice) the lessons before broadcasting

Participate in monthly review meetings with MoGEI and ensure feedback is incorporated into lessons

Coordinate the development of radio lessons and provide quality assurance

Effectively manage relations with key stakeholders, including MoGEI and UNICEF

2) Quality assurance (30%)


Provide initial review and edit of scripts ensuring they are developed in line with the new syllabus and curriculum and that they incorporate the cross-cutting themes e.g., characters used should be diverse

Support a technical team that consists of MoGEI curriculum experts to review the scripts and scope and sequence of the radio lessons.

Finalise scripts, incorporating feedback and get MoGEI approval for them

3) Content management and reporting (20%)


Prepare the promotional content and lesson introductions of each lesson.

Coordinate the recording of lessons with the radio stations and radio presenters

Share the broadcasted scripts and recorded lessons with AET and selected radio stations at the state level.

Prepare, coordinate reviews, edit, and disseminate project-related reports and documents

4) Monitoring and Evaluation (30%)


Conduct visits to various states to ensure the education on air project is rolled out to states

Carryout Field/activities monitoring visits to various states

Support the development of the project M&E framework and tools

Liaise with State MoGEI and focal point in each state to select data collectors during endline

Train State MoGEI data collectors on M&E approach and tools at endline

Coordinate state level data collection for endline

Manage data entry and analysis

Support recruitment of endline evaluation consultant

Part 3: Specifications



Experience and Knowledge


Previous experience of implementing a distance learning programme in a humanitarian context

Previous experience of providing technical support to teachers and MoGEI

Demonstrable experience of building high level relations with stakeholders

Strong working knowledge of education approaches

Demonstrable experience of conducting large-scale endline evaluations

Skills and abilities


Excellent written and spoken communications in English

Excellent relationship building skills, with an ability to navigate both national and international stakeholders.

Technical understanding of education programmes in humanitarian contexts

A ‘can-do’, and agile attitude, a passion for problem solving and adaptative thinking.

Ability to skillfully balance independent working with wider teamwork



Able and willing to travel regularly, sometimes in insecure environments

Must be available to start work immediately

South Sudanese national



  • Educated to degree level or higher in Education related field;




South Sudanese National


How to apply


Part 4: How to apply


Please submit a CV and cover letter demonstrating your past experiences by email.

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