Education Project Officer Thessaloniki- Greek national/resident and asylum seekers applicants only - Greece



The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. NRC operates in more than 30 countries and over 5000 staff. In the light of the high influx of refugees and migrants to Greece NRC is operating on the island of Chios and the area near Thessaloniki working on Site Management Support, Urban programming, Education, Food security as well as Shelter and WASH.

Job description

Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Implement delegated education project portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
Ensure proper filing of documents
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and assess new and better ways to assist
Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
Support teacher training and coaching
Ensure proper use of the agreed curriculum
Lead the setup of parents committees
Support the organization of teaching schedules in the camps and in urban areas
Facilitate communication between the Refugees and Ministry of Education
Ensure proper equipment and supplies of the classrooms
Monitor learning progress through exams and sample testing throughout the project


Understanding of the Refugee crisis in Greece
At least 3 years of experience in teaching and teacher’s training
At least 2 years of experience in teacher’s training
Bachelor degree is required preferably in education related field
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Good command of English

Knowledge of Arabic or Farsi is a plus
Experience as a school principal or administrative staff is a plus

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

We offer

Commencement: As soon as possible
Contract period: open
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s regulations and Greek labour law
Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical
location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this
information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: ThessalonĂ­ki
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education and Training
    • Emergency Aid
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-11

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