Senior Education Officer


SolidarityNow is recruiting a Senior Education Officer,
to be based in Vagiochori, Greece.

Organization Profile
  • SolidarityNow was established in 2013 with the support of Open Society Foundations (OSF), a grantmaking organization founded by George Soros. Our goal is to assist and support those most affected by the economic and humanitarian crises in Greece.
  • Implement after-school educational activities, including Greek language classes, per the refugee population needs.
  • Expand and build on the existing educational curriculum that targets and addresses the needs of different age groups of teenagers and children.
  • Provide homework support for the children who attend formal education.
  • Oversee distributions of teaching and learning material according to the population’s needs.
  • Update and maintain effective workplans.
  • Ensure on-going monitoring, tracking and reporting of educational projects.
  • Supervise other teachers and provide support to them in line with program objectives.
  • Develop and maintain effective filing systems, both electronic and hardcopy.
  • Support education, recreational and various activities.
  • Communicate with donor and file corresponding reports.
  • Contribute to the identification of vulnerabilities and facilitate access to available aid.
  • Excellent Greek and English.
  • Degree – Bachelor degree in education (any subject) or Greek.
  • Proven knowledge of training, curriculum development, implementation and educational administration.
  • Proven academic or on-job training and understanding of the Project Cycle model in managing humanitarian assistance.
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in educational programs for refugees or rural communities.
  • Experience teaching Greek as a foreign language.
  • Experience engaging with parents and communities in order to improve attendance and address students’ needs.
  • Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical and administrative skills in the management of educational programs and mainly primary education.
  • Experience in report writing and excellent computer skills.
  • Experience in training of trainers/facilitators skills will be an advantage.
  • Starting Date: ASAP.
  • Status: Full Time.
  • If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to by Sunday, September 01st, 2019, mentioning in the email subject “Senior Education Officer_Vagiochori”.
  • Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified.
  • Indicate the source of the job vacancy in your application:
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter
2. Application
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