LGEA Access Coordinator – Northern Education Initiative Plus
Position Location: Bauchi, Nigeria
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Project Summary: The Northern Education Initiative Plus project works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.
Position Summary: The LGEA Access Coordinator will provide technical Assistance and guidance on the expansion of access-related activities, including risk reduction and safety, gender based violence, equitable education services, education and conflict analysis, non-formal education, well-being and psychosocial support and ensuring activities are conflict-sensitive and do no harm. The position will be based at the respective Local Government Education office.
Reporting and Supervision:
This position is housed in Ganjuwa LGEA in Bauchi, Nigeria, reporting to the Access and Fragility Officer.
Assist in analyzing and addressing barriers to educational access and participation;
Support in Access issues of supply and demand for education options/services;
Participate in analysis and assessment of education needs in emergencies;
Liaise with LGEA government and NGO partners to address barriers to access to education both formal and informal.
Liaise with non-formal education as well as Islamic Education centres to improve access to education for children
Required Skills and Qualifications:
Masters degree with at least one year (or Bachelors with at least 3 years) of relevant experience in education development, with familiarity working in local governmental systems in Nigeria
Prior experience providing training and capacity building to staff and counterparts in areas of participatory planning
Undergraduate degree in Education, Public Administration or related field;
Fluency in English and Hausa required.
Only finalists will be, please contacted. No phone calls.
Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disability/Veteran.
How to apply
Interested persons may send comprehensive resume with a brief cover letter as One MS Word document or PDF to email@example.com not later than Thursday, May 31st, 2018. Please specify the position in the subject line of the email.