National Education Consultant in Adamawa, Nigeria

at Unicef (Nigeria)

Minimum Qualification
Post Graduate Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Liaise and coordinate with SSC, SUEEB, and Ministry of Education to support IDP children’s learning in the camps.
  • Collaborate with the state level education stakeholders and attend State level Safe School Initiative (SSI) Coordination Committee meetings, document and share the minutes to UNICEF Abuja office
  • Undertake regular assessment of new IDPs children and track and keep record of the school age children
  • Establish a data base of children enrolled in grades and per gender as well as number of teachers, their qualifications and grades.
  • Establish a routine schedule of site visits to monitor SSI project operations, record keeping, collection of statistics and tracking forms, attendance rates, out of school children, classrooms in use, activity designs, and implementation.
  • Support and monitor distribution of Education supplies including School-in-a-Box kits and School-in-a-Bag through procurement, tracking distribution and monitoring of use.
  • Conduct regular assessment of IDP children attending schools for quality assurance.
  • Identity training needs of teachers and education personnel in SoE State and provide technical support through interphase with state actors including Colleges of Education, SoE state MOE and SUBEB in organizing pedagogical, organizational, and logistical support in framings.
  • Facilitate plannin9, execution, and logistics of ToTs and Step-down training of teachers in collaboration with Local Government Education Authorities (LGEAa), Stale Universal Basic Education Boards (BUSES) end Stale Ministries of Education (SMoE) in the SoE state.
  • Regularly communicate with UNICEF Abuja Office education staff responsible for the SoE stale and discuss issues of concern on the implementation of SSI project in IDP camps
  • Monitor the use of SSI project resources, ensuring successful implementation of the project and provide monthly report on the status of the SSI project.
  • Liaise with SoE, SUSEB and State Ministry of Education in support project for assessment of IDP children in host communities.
  • Ensure that the project is implemented and realized in e timely manner in line with objectives and planned activities outlined in respective proposals.
  • Perform other related dukes as assigned.



  • Advanced degree in Education, Economics, Evaluations, Social Sciences and or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in relate field.
  • Communication Speaks fluently English and main local language; presents information with skit and confidence; projects credibility; structures information to meet the needs and understanding of the intended audience; presents information in a well-structured and logical way.
  • Relating and networking - Easily establishes good relationships with external partners and daft builds wide and effective networks: relates well to people at all levels.
  • Drive for results - Sets high standards for quality of work; independently monitors and maintains quality of work; works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way, consistently achieves project goals; focuses on the needs and satisfaction of internal and external partners; accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm.
  • Formulating strategies and concepts - Works strategically to realize goals: sets and develops strategies;
  • Analyzing - Analyzes numerical data and all other sources of information, to break item into component parts, patterns and relationships; probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem; makes rational judgments from the available information and analysis; demonstrates an understanding; of how one issue may be a pert ole much larger system.
  • Deciding and initiating action - Takes responsibility for actions projects and people: takes initiative and works under own direction; initiates and generates activities and introduces changes into work processes; makes quick, clear decisions.
  • Familiarity with North East stale context.


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