Deadline: 30 April 2020

Type of contract: Fixed Term Contract
Start Date: 01 May 2020
Immediate Supervisor: Project Manager
Objective of the Post
The Education Officer – Construction: Coordinate, monitor construction and rehabilitation of classroom blocks including school WASH interventions in Chipinge and Chimanimani.

Duties And Responsibilities
Roles and Responsibilities
 Carryout a detailed assessment of schools physical infrastructure in the Chimanimani/Chipinge District, including community satellite schools.
 Design and monitor rehabilitation of classrooms and teachers houses in the district.
 Support schools in reconstitution of furniture making recommendations for the provision of new furniture in vulnerable schools.
 Collaborate with district WASH committees in the design and construction supervision of school latrines in selected schools within Chimanimani/Chipinge District
 Training of local builders and School Development Committee (SDC) members in safe school construction
 Evaluate and recommend appropriate school water supply systems not limited to borehole drilling and rehabilitation.
 Support school level health and hygiene promotion activities and designing age appropriate learning tools for children,
 Assisting in procurement of disinfectants and equipment, classroom furniture at schools,
 Assist in carrying out assessment to identify schools with OVCs, learning gaps and children with special needs in the district and follow-up visits,

 Assist in training of teachers and education inspectors on pedagogy for disaster disrupted children, integrating DRR in school curriculum and cascading,

 Conduct mobile awareness outreach services for awareness raising,

Qualifications And Experience
Essential skills and experience
Experience in carrying out rehabilitation works on physical infrastructures; Good construction and building skills, Demonstrated ability to produce high commendable project reports; Good report writing skills; Knowledge of DRR in schools and Ministry of Primary and Secondary Policies is an added advantage. Ability to produce a variety of written and visual communication products in a clear and concise manner; Ability to conceptualize and design advocacy and information campaigns; Good and diplomatic communication skills

University Degree in Education (Specialising in building and construction), Development Studies and or Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering. Additional qualifications in Construction, Water and Sanitation with no less than 5 years’ experience will be an added advantage. Demonstrate experience in working with the communities.

How To Apply
How to apply
To apply
Interested candidates should send their cover letter and curriculum vitae with three contactable referees to: [email protected]

Applications will be considered on rolling basis. Please note the post can be filled before deadline.