Education Coordinator

Education Coordinator

IMC - International Medical Corps

South Sudan

Job Purpose

The Education Coordinator will lead and manage IMC’s training technical unit. S/he will be responsible for the design and review of standard training packages in all IMC sectors of operation as well as ensuring the quality of all education programs and vocational trainings implemented by IMC, including curricula utilized at the three Health Science Institutes. S/he will lead the design and implementation of IMC South Sudan’s education strategy for formal tertiary education programs, vocational trainings conducted as part of program activities, and on-the-job trainings for IMC staff.

Main Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Curricula design and review

  • Carry out needs assessment of all IMC education programs, including the three Health Science Institutes, and develop better management strategies for quality training curricula;
  • Review all IMC training curricula within the health, nutrition and protection sectors and create standard training packages for use across all IMC operational sites;
  • Design and facilitate routine training of trainers on adult learning methodology and best practices for key managers and other IMC staff who facilitate trainings at field level;
  • Assist in organizing, preparing for, and implementing capacity strengthening activities for the organization.

Education strategy development and implementation

  • Guided by IMC country strategy, develop IMC South Sudan’s education program strategy;
  • Participate in needs assessments for potential funding opportunities;
  • Develop credible and cost effective proposals to secure funding for education activities;
  • Representation of IMC in education related meetings at Juba level;
  • Build strong relationship with education stakeholders and line ministries;
  • Engage in a variety of cross-organizational planning and implementation meetings.

Training quality assurance

  • Design and implement monitoring and evaluation activities in regard to the effectiveness of the trainings;
  • Hold regular meetings with education staff, including the Principals of the Health Science Institutes for supervision and monitoring;
  • Working with the M&E team, ensure all vocational and on-the-job trainings have pre and post assessments conducted;
  • Ensure routine follow-up and refresher trainings are conducted for all trainings implemented by IMC at Juba and field levels;
  • Support the continuous professional development of faculty at the three Health Science Institutes to ensure they are up-to-date on teaching theories, teaching methods and quality supervision and evaluation for students.

Compliance

  • Maintain strong accountability systems for IMCs programming, to minimize risk of divergence of assistance, as well as prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse and other do no harm aspects;
  • Ensure compliance with IMC & donor policies, anti-terrorism regulations, and other legal requirements in close consultation with Program Coordinators and HR team;
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within IMC and amongst beneficiaries served by IMC.

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field;
  • Masters degree preferred;
  • Extensive training on adult learning methods and training curricula design.

Experience

  • Three years experience in the field of humanitarian response at field or HQ level;
  • 3-5 years experience designing and facilitating humanitarian and health trainings.

Competency

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Excellent self-motivation skills;
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently;
  • Excellent ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced and constantly changing environment;
  • Be flexible possess the ability to cope in stressful situations;
  • Be creative and possess the ability to work with limited resources;
  • Strong analytical and research skills;
  • Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively;
  • Strong computer skills, especially with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.

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