Education In Emergency (EiE) Coordinator in Abuja, Nigeria

at Save The Children

Education Management
Minimum Qualification
Post Graduate Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description


Work closely with some, SEMA, NEMA, UNICEF, local implementing partners, members of the Education sector working Group, UN-OCHA and other UN agencies, to ensure that the programme goals are achieved. Specific areas of concern are the provision of temporary learning opportunities in IDP camps and host community. He/She provides overall leadership at a strategic and programme level for the sector, and ensures that SC vision and overall program goals related to the sector are met. He/She provides managerial, technical, and administrative support to the project officers.  He/She is responsible for designing programmes and writing proposals for new or ongoing projects in line with SC goals and strategic directions.  For purposes of ensuring healthy collaboration between the sector’s work and other projects or initiatives in North Eastern region, the coordinator will actively participate in education-related activities and meetings, and will also seek active collaboration with other players working in the education sector.


Under the direct supervision of the Field Manager, and in close coordination with the Education in Emergency Advisor in Abuja:


Programe development and Implementation

  • With the support and guidance of FM and EiE Advisor, lead the implementation of Save the Children’s education project activities  within the IDP camps and host communities through provision of EiE and ECCD services to the children


  • Identify critical program gaps and vulnerabilities, and clarify roles, responsibilities and accountabilities to effectively address those gaps
  • Ensure quality in the programme by building capacity of the local staff through trainings, and providing trainings in pedagogy, psychosocial support, life skills etc. to teachers.
  • Provide guidance to field-based education team on common standards, innovative strategies and approaches which ensure a capacity to address SC Commitments for Children in Emergencies, and reflect good practice in emergency education responses
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