Non-Formal Education Officer

Nigeria Education Crisis Response

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Nigeria Education Crisis Response is a USAID-funded project aimed at supporting Adamawa, Bauchl, Borno, Gombe and Yobe states to expand access to quality, relevant non-formal education and alternative education opportunities for internally displaced persons (lDP) children, as well as out- of-school children in host communities, aged 6 to 17 at target locations.


Position Summary

  • The Non-Formal Education Officer will be responsible for supporting the NFE/TE Specialist In coordinating all training activities for the project, focusing on improving instruction for literacy, numeracy and life skills.
  • S/he will lead the development and Implementation of the teacher training component of the program, working in close collaboration with the non- formal education advisor and the technical team.
  • This person will also support the program In coordinating activities to increase access to NFE and alternative learning options for children, especially girls, disabled children and IDPs in Borno state.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Support in Training and providing supports to -learning facilitators and implementing CSOs in all- activities related to teacher professional development.
  • Assist in the development and field testing of strategies, tools and resources for teacher training and ensures their dissemination and use.
  • Assist in Supervision to ensure implementation of introductory workshops and meetings, implementation of all master trainers workshops;
  • Coordinates the identification of NFLCs with government authorities, faith-based organizations and community- leaders and establishes qualifying parameters for program participation.
  • Liaises with government agencies and NFLC5 to maximize opportunities for access quality education for out-of-school youth.
  • In consultation with the NFEITE Specialist, works with SOs to ensure NFLCs have materials and resources to provide quality education, integrate academic and SEL subjects Into the curriculum, and that out-of-school youth are accessing NFLCs.
  • Through the NFE/TE Specialist, coordinates closely with the Non-Formal Education Advisor based in Bauchi for streamlined implementation.
  • Carry out any other related work that may be assigned.


Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, BA/BS degree highly desired.
  • Must have 3+ years general work experience and 2+ years of non-formal and teacher education experience
  • If supervising staff, must have at least 6+ months of supervisory experience. -
  • May-supervise a medium size team and have 1+ years of supervisory experience in non-formal and teacher education.
  • Medium level knowledge of Spoken and Written English required.

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Nigeria Education Crisis Response

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification

High School (S.S.C.E)

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years