Education Field Officer job at SCA in Vardak

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 18026
  • Salary According to SCA policy
  • No. of Opportunity 1
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration Project Based
  • Vacancy No. HRM/WRMO 174 -23
  • Organization Swedish Committee for Afghanistan
  • Location Maidan Wardak

Job Description

Job Description:

The Education Officer is a member of the Education Project Management team at the Regional Management Office (RMO) and Liaison Office levels. In cooperation with the team members, she/he is responsible for providing input to the Project Manager on managing and implementing of the SCA education projects in relation to general education, capacity development & active participation in education affairs in accordance to SCA Policy (position papers and work plans) and Education Directives. She/he is responsible for assisting Education Project Manager (EPM) in implementing, monitoring, and evaluating of SCA education projects. She/he gives relevant inputs for the maintenance of project plans, databases, filing systems, and other records. She/he contributes to improving the quality of the education outcomes through regular monitoring, supervision, and providing on-spot support to the CBE teachers. Aimed at improved community participation, he/she is obliged to work with School Management Shuras (SMSs).

She/he is to ensure that project-level indicators are achieved in the most effective and efficient manner. The post holder remains in close contact with the district as well as provincial level education authorities, sister organizations in the region and School Management Shuras (SMSs) for sustainable results

Main Responsibilities:

  • Under direct supervision of Education Project Manager, the incumbent ensures smooth implementation of CBE, NCBE, Coaching Classes and IE interventions in mainstream schools within the set timeframe and available resources. More focus should be on newly enrolled child labor students.
  • Focuses on improving the quality of education interventions through assessments, field visits and on spot supervision.
  • Keep contact with relevant stakeholders at the RMO level, particularly with the Provincial and District Education departments.
  • Play active role in preparation of the annual work plan and budget for the project.
  • Make sure smooth, effective, and efficient budget utilization and provide justifications in case of deviations.
  • Act according to the policy and regulations of SCA and education directives.
  • Promote an attitude of team spirit with a strong focus on quality


  • Must have bachelor’s degree in education, master degree in the same field is preferred .
  • At least 3 years’ experience in education management within relevant field, preferably in NGOs.
  • Adequate experience in working in remote and with hard-to-reach communities, within an NGO, UN agency, or similar organization.
  • Knowledge of teacher training in special and inclusive education, early recognition, and screening of children with disabilities is considered as an asset.
  • Adequate experience of working in remote and with hard-to-reach communities.
  • Good experience of teaching, class and schools’ observation and teachers training.


  • Computer skill at operator level, especially with MS Office packages.
  • Fluency in Dari, Pashto, and English both written and spoken.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of planning and reporting
  • Ability and willingness to travel to the project sites within Afghanistan and adjust to SCA environment.
  • Honest, proactive, and well mannered.
  • Be familiar with secretarial work.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proper computer knowledge at operational level (SCA has Ms Office as its standard software) familiar with database is must.
  • Being an Afghan citizen

How to Apply:

  • Interested qualified candidates should submit a full CV with a cover letter explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience.
  • To apply, please send your application / CV via  below link.
  • Academic certificates or references need not be submitted at this time. These will be requested if called for an interview.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a written test and/or interview.
  • Applications after the given deadline are not accepted.
  • SCA is committed to ethical standards and a safe and inclusive work environment. Our work is based on our values: Responsiveness, Equality, Impartiality, Social Justice, and Integrity.
  • Background and reference checks are part of the recruitment process and will be conducted for the successful candidate.

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