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Education assistant cameroon buea

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Education Assistant Cameroon Buea

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Job Category



  • Buea

Posting Date

07/22/2022, 11:12 AM

Apply Before

08/01/2022, 12:30 AM

Degree Level

Bachelor’s Degree

Job Schedule

Full time

Job Description

Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the Education Assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the education project with a particular focus on the implementation of the psychosocial support programme « BLP -better learning program » in the south-eastern region (Buea).

Generic responsibilities

  • Works in accordance with NRC policies, tools, manuals and guidelines;
  • Assists in the implementation of the project in accordance with the education and psychosocial support action plan (BLP);
  • Writes reports on the progress of support activities at the request of the supervisor or management;
  • Ensures that documents are properly archived;
  • Makes proposals to help improve the project;
  • Assists in the integration of the Education programme with the other NRC competencies;
  • Actively participate in the capacity building of teachers, facilitators and beneficiaries;
  • Actively participate in the data collection of the education programme and BLP programme and the various feasibility studies.


Specific responsibilities

  • Assists the Education Officer in the preparation and organization of various training, workshops and sensitization on education with a particular focus on the NRC’s psychosocial support program, the BLP (Better Learning Program) ;
  • Assists the Education Officer in the activities of coaching and mentoring of teachers during the implementation of the BLP program, organizing the follow-up of meetings, assisting teachers in developing the work plan including BLP activities, psychosocial support activities and recreational activities;
  • Supporting the Education Officer during the presentation, engagement and parent’s follow-up in the BLP program;
  • Support and be responsible for the proper collection of BLP program data (BLP teacher training, student evaluation, group discussion, etc.);
  • Work in coordination with community leaders and relevant educational authorities;
  • Organizes close monitoring (coaching) of the beneficiaries in their activities;
  • Requisition the necessary materials for training and surveys;
  • Work in close collaboration with the staffs of NRC partners and treat them with respect;
  • Ensures the integration of gender, HIV/AIDS and protection in education activities;
  • Have a good knowledge of the barrier measures against COVID19 and the means of mitigation of this pandemic in the school environment;
  • Support the development of BLP activities to be implemented by distance due to covid related restrictions (radio campaign, brochure and leaflet production etc)
  • All other activities required by the supervisor and compatible with the NRC educational program.


General professional skills:

  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience as a Project Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Previous professional experience of at least 2 years in supporting communities in the field of education.
  • Proven track record on the responsibilities of the position.
  • Fluency in speaking and writing English language and pidgin
  • Knowledge of South-West and North-West regions use, habit and local language
  • Experience of working with partners eg Local NGOs
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Managing resources and achieving results
  • Good coordination skills
  • Good community mobilization skills
  • Having worked in the support of psychosocial support for children will be added advantage

Context related skills, knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social science/ Education or equivalent qualification 
  • Computer skills: MS Office required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Perfect knowledge of the local languages spoken in the southeast;
  • Experience in working with rural communities;
  • Direct experience working with children or adolescents is strongly recommended, and experience as an educator/trainer is preferred;
  • Background in psychosocial support and/or child protection;
  • Training of communities and production of leaflets in local languages spoken in the Southeast;
  • Ability to work with local and government partners, particularly the Ministry of Education;
  • Ability to understand the issues related to cross-cutting themes such as gender, protection, HIV/AIDS, the environment.

We Offer

  • Beginning: September 2022
  • Duration of the contract: 12 months, renewable depending on the availability of funds
  • Salary / Benefits: According to the NRC Salary Policy.
  • Duty station: Buea
  • Travel: 75%

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

About the Team

NORCAP solves key challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors, in order to better protect vulnerable people’s lives and rights. We build partnerships and projects with national and international organisations and stakeholders. Skilled NORCAP experts contribute to developing partners’ capacity – to identify and address challenges, improve collaboration and encourage new and innovative approaches. NORCAP is part of the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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