NRC seeks 2 BLP Master Trainers
Job Title:BLP Master Trainer
Job Location: Gaza
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs.
Job Purpose Summary
BLP Master Trainer position is day to day implementation of the BLP intervention in education Project- Gaza target schools.
Project activity planning and implementation
-Prepare, deliver and follow up BLP support activities and trainings to different beneficiaries (school teaching and non-teaching staff, MoEHE/UNRWA staff, seconded counselors, university students, university lecturers and parents, etc.) and any related awareness raising sessions based on the general approved plan.
-Develop and implement activities to support and mentor teachers and non-teaching staff in collaboration with the education team by delivering BLP training to school staff , following the implementation of the training package skills in the classroom, participating in teachers planning when needed and discussing the follow up with school management.
-Responsible for keeping accurate records of assessment, activities, and participation in school (number of beneficiaries, pictures, beneficiary feedback, activity budget tacking)
-Responsible for reporting (weekly/monthly on area of responsibility) to line manager.
-Observe teachers’ performance to ensure BLP activities are implemented in schools, provide them with structured feedback and develop a training plan based on the gaps identified.
-Responsible for following up the seconded counselors’ performance, attendance and commitment in target schools, and providing them with the appropriate support.
-Ensure the quality of intervention of BLP in target schools, and responsible for providing the schools’ counselors with technical support and guidance during parents’ sessions and group/individual sessions.
-Facilitate the Implementation of the BLP manuals related techniques with children, teachers and parents in target schools.
-Develop/revise BLP awareness related materials to target parents and teachers with target schools’ counselors and seconded counselors.
-Provide schools’ counselors with technical support and guidance during parents’ awareness sessions and group/ individual sessions
-Work in close collaboration with M&E colleagues to revise/re-adapt/test/ use BLP monitoring tools
Academic and Professional Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in psychology or/and experience in working on psycho-education.
- Advanced degree in education or social science desirable
- Relevant work experience especially with beneficiaries.
- Experience of and commitment to participatory approaches to aid and development.
- Participated in NRC ToT and was involved in the BLP training packages delivery (BLP-1 & BLP-2)
-At least 3 years of experience in the field of psycho-education and/or youth
-At least 2 years of experience in implementing the Better Learning Project activities with children in schools.
-At least 1 year of experience in working as a BLP Master Trainer
-Experience in the BLP project structure and training delivery
Knowledge, Skills & Personal Attributes
-Good at English- reading writing and listening
-Relevant work field experience especially with beneficiaries.
-Experience of and commitment to participatory approaches to aid and development.
Duty station: Gaza based position
Travel: No travelling required
All NRC employees should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.
Closing date: 19th December 2016
The Norwegian Refugee Council has 2000 committed and competent employees involved in projects on four continents, to give refugees and internally displaced persons a better life and future. In addition we have one of the world’s largest standby forces with 600 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when crisis occur.
For more information: www.nrc.no