Education Officer (2 Positions) – Hargeisa, Somaliland
Somaliland – Education Officer
The Pharo Foundation (hereafter “the Foundation”) is a privately funded
entrepreneurial organisation that runs philanthropic programmes as well
as for-profit social enterprises. The Vision of the Foundation is an
economically vibrant and inclusive Africa. The Mission is to achieve our
vision by investing in Africa’s human and physical capital with a strong
focus on job creation.
Headquartered in London, the Foundation also has an operational Offices
in Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Assosa and Hargeisa.
Job Title: Education Officer
Reports to: Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator
Job Location: Hargeisa, Somaliland
Number of Positions: 2
This is an exciting opportunity to play a meaningful role in the growth
of The Pharo Foundation and the pursuit of its goals.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Education Officer.
The Education Officer will focus on the academic side of the Early
Childhood Education program. He/she will be responsible for ensuring
that the learning outcomes of the program are met. The role involves
direct supervision and support to teachers to better improve their
Key duties and responsibilities:
Organize and lead formative, summative, and continuous learning and
development assessment of children.
Analyse and disseminate findings from the education assessment to
Ensure that clear learning objectives are set and progress
milestones and outcomes are delivered.
Provide curriculum support, professional learning, and on-site
support to teachers.
Research appropriate and relevant learning materials for teachers.
Ensure that ECE centres are following the approved curriculum.
Undertake scheduled and surprise monitoring visits to ECE centres to
see play based teaching is adhered to.
Participate in the recruitment and screening of teachers.
Input teacher observation data into the ECE Information Management
Develop, coordinate and manage a comprehensive teacher training
workshop to inspire teachers and disseminate best practice in
teaching and learning.
Facilitate the smooth transition of children from ECE to formal
Create ECE learning library/resources for the Pharo Education team.
Closely work with stakeholders and seek and seize media
opportunities for the advancement of ECE in Somaliland.
Any other duties assigned by the Head of Department.
Required qualities and skills
Graduate in Bachelor of Education, International
Relations/Development, and or other relevant discipline;
Demonstrated 3 years of overall experience; and a minimum of 1-year
specific experience of managing education project at same level.
Two or more years of early childhood education experience;
Good understanding of education concepts and issues in development
Strong interpersonal & team building skills and excellence, as a
Fluency in written and spoken English.
Ability to develop and maintain productive, effective working
Advanced organizational skills including the ability to manage
numerous tasks concurrently, use initiative, establish priorities
and work to tight or competing deadlines.
In hand experience of using Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel,
Staff management will be an added advantage.
Salary and Benefits
The salary and benefits package is competitive and will commensurate
with qualifications and experience.
Medical insurance is provided in accordance with The Pharo
Foundation Health policy.
The application deadline is August 26, 2020.
This position is open to both female and male applicants, with female
applicants being strongly encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received, and only
complete applications will be considered. In the event that an
outstanding applicant is identified early in the search process, we
reserve the right to appoint before the deadline. For this reason, we
encourage interested candidates to apply at the earliest possible time.
Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we will only be
able to contact short-listed candidates.
How to ApplyInterested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should submit their application through email to Recruiting.SL@pharofoundation.org <Recruiting.SL@pharofoundation.org>with subject line “Application for Education Officer” by August 26, 2020. Requirement:
- A detailed CV and Cover letter to explain the experience you have
- A one-page containing your current salary, expected salary and list
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