Job Description


Purpose of the Job: 

The purpose of the Education Assistant position is to provide support in the implementation of the Education project activities in close Coordination with The Education Officer and Education Technical Assistants. In addition to that, the position holder will also be responsible for providing support in supervising the activities with the Community Mobilizer/Supervisors and Teachers in the field level.

For more information about this position, please click on Job Description and NRC Grade Structure.

Generic responsibilities:

Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelinesImplement delegated Education project portfolio according to plan of actionPrepare and develop status reports as required by managementEnsure proper filing of documentsDay to day follow of progress in project implementationPromote and share ideas for technical improvementPrepare periodic progress reports and other documents when required by Education Team.Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assistLiaison and collaborate with relevant local authorities and stakeholdersPromote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific responsibilities 

Act as Education Focal Point in the districts and responsible for implementing the planned education activities at the field level in close coordination with Education Technical Assistants and officer. In close cooperation with the members of the project team provide Technical Support in implementation of the planned activities at the field level in districtsEnsure that activities are in accordance with norms and standards defined by the education team.Provide technical support and guidance to the field teams in implementation of field tasks/activities.Provide inputs and support in reporting of the technical needs and support of the field teams and report to the Education Technical Assistant/Education Officer.Contribute in preparation of the monthly/ Weekly reports as required.Provide technical inputs and data of the field to the Education officer and Technical Assistants when required in development of proposals and budgets.Build coordination mechanisms at the community level for the field teams and community stakeholders.Support community teams in Community Mobilization and Data Collection and analysisCommunicate, exchange information and co-operate with relevant communities and the community level.Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, including multi-purpose cash assistance, Emergency cash responses.Participation in community level meetings. Actively promote the rights of IDPs/returneesAny other task relevant to the position as requested by the Education Technical Assistants, Education Officer, PM/PC and/or Area program Manager. 

Generic professional competencies: 

One to two years’ relevant experience in Education and Education in EmergenciesKnowledge of the local language Pashto and Dari and good understanding of English Languages. Experience from working in a humanitarian, INGO, UN agencies, and line ministries.Skills in community mobilization, teamwork, and planning and field workKnowledge of cash-based interventions and market-based programmers.

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience: 

Good knowledge and understanding of Education In Emergencies, Community Based Education, and Accelerated Learning Program.Good knowledge of the fields and context in Herat provinceGood Knowledge of coordination mechanisms with education stakeholders and communitiesUnderstand and develop positive attitudes. Should respect deadlines...


12th Graduate, Diploma, and/or Bachelor in Education and/or other social sciences 

Personal Qualities:

Planning and delivering resultsCommunicating with impact and respectHandling insecure environmentEmpowering and building trust.



We offer:

Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale.NRC has medical coverage for staff plus 4 dependents. Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Law" id="link" class="link">Labour Law.Top up Credit card on monthly basis
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