Xavier Project Vacancy: Education Assistant Officer
Starting Gross Salary: KES 50,000 – 60,000
Xavier Project has been working in Kenya and Uganda for last 10 years offering education opportunities to refugees of all- ages.
Our mission is to ensure that refugees are able to lead safe and fulfilled lives, whatever their background and we believe education is the best tool to achieve this.
Xavier Project is primarily an education focused NGO, and while we have media and livelihoods programmes educational interventions make up the core of our activities within these programmes.
Xavier Project is registered as a local NGO in Uganda, an international NGO in Kenya and a company and charity in UK.
All operations are in Kenya and Uganda, but a majority of funds are raised in UK. We have a three way partnership agreement between the branches of Xavier Project and one executive team primarily based in the Xavier Project headquarters in Nairobi.
Xavier Project is partnering with UNHCR to provide access to education to over 2000 refugees in Nairobi and its environs, Nakuru and Mombasa Counties.
Through this partnership, we hope to provide access to education to over 200 Secondary students through the secondary school sponsorship program.
The Assistant Education Officer will play a key role in ensuring that secondary students have optimal access to education.
Xavier Project is looking for an Assistant Education Officer who will:
The Assistant Education Officer will work closely with the Secondary Education Officer and Education Specialist to develop good working practice.
The candidate MUST demonstrate how they are able to creatively contribute to the overall growth of Xavier project.
The Xavier Project is a tight community and strong support network is offered to all members. We are diverse, representing seven nationalities.
Xavier Project is committed to ensuring that all staff members enjoy their work and gain valuable experience and skills that will enhance their impact now and in the future. As such as we run regular staff capacity building programmes and we encourage all staff members to pursue opportunities which will help them to grow individually.
Candidates interested in applying for this job should send their CV with names and contact details of 2 referees and responses to the questions below in place of a cover letter.
Applicants are urged to apply as soon as they can and not wait until the 14th June 2019 deadline.
Candidates should use subject title: KENYA ASSISTANT EDUCATION OFFICER.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Xavier Project is an equal opportunity employer and therefore does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, origin, gender or disability.