The Head of Education is a senior technical post to develop a high quality programming, policy engagement and advocacy outcomes of Save the Children's Education work in Nigeria. S/he will provide strategic and operational leadership and assume the overall responsibility for the growth, development and implementation of the education portfolio.
Candidate should have a Master's degree in Education or equivalent with minimum of 8 years work experience; Experience in designing education proposals with significant experience in Early Childhood Development; Excellent understanding of Almajiri system of education in Nigeria, excellent understanding of education issues in Nigeria at both field and policy levels, inclusive education and up to date with global thinking and innovations in education; S/He should have experience in working with government counterparts and other partners at various levels - federal to LGA and community, this includes technical support, capacity-building and coordination. Practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities in realizing children's rights in Nigeria, gender equity and diversity as it relates to Education. The incumbent must have excellent computer, report and communication skills.