Islamic Relief Education Officer Job in Kenya

Education Officer at Islamic Relief Kenya –Dadaab

Islamic Relief is an international NGO, established in 1984 in the UK, Seeking to promote sustainable Economic and social development by working with local communities through relief and development activities. 
We aim to help the needy regardless of Race, Religion, Color and Gender. 
Islamic relief is currently running Programmes in several sectors that include Education, Health & Nutrition, Water & Sanitation, Livelihoods Support and Child Welfare. 
IRK also implements seasonal Food Security Programmes including the Ramadan Food Distribution and Qurbani.

Education Officer

Key Responsibilities
  • Supervise and mentor 10 ECD incentive teachers.
  • Oversee the overall implementation of integrated secular and Islamic education projects in ECD centres.
  • Train, support and mentoring of education incentive teachers, facilitators and school management committees in order to ensure quality delivery of programs.
  • Design an overall operational plan for each project in consultation with the project partners, and education staff.
  • Ensuring that the implementation of Islamic Relief’s Education projects promotes capacity building to the maximum degree possible with local communities, the Education system, UNHCR, local NGOs, CBOs, and government staff and agencies.
  • All staff adhering to CPP (Child Protection Policy)
  • Ensure timely production of reports by collating reports of different field locations consolidating into one report.
  • Document programme learning and disseminate lessons learned to key stakeholders in the field.
  • Support staff to identify areas for development and jointly plan capacity building opportunities
  • Ensure education team’s strengths are identified and recognized for programme and individual development
  • Represent Islamic Relief in all relevant forums, stakeholders such as local authorities, community leaders, representatives of NGOs, UN agencies and government issues related to education sector.
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by the Education Programme Coordinator, Manager or other key Management Staff.
Required Skills
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in primary education programs for refugees or rural communities.
  • Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical and administration skills in the management of education/programs consisting of primary education.
  • Experience in report writing and excellent computer skills.
  • Experience in Training of Trainers/Facilitators skills (TOT & TOF) an advantage
  • Degree in education. A diploma in ECD would also be considered.
  • Proven knowledge on integrated Early Childhood Development training, curriculum development, implementation and educational administration.
  • Proven academic or on-job training and understanding of the Project Cycle model in managing humanitarian assistance.
If you think you meet the above mentioned criteria, please send your CV with 3 references to or For postal submissions, please address it to:

The HR Coordinator
P.O Box 417-00202 , Nairobi, Kenya

IR Kenya should receive your CV not later than 6st August 2012. 
However, the closing date may be earlier than this date due to the urgency in filling the position only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Any forms of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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