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Handicap International – Inclusion Education Specialist.

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Inclusion Education Specialist M/F KENYA

CONTEXT :

Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, it acts and speaks out to meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. More info: http://www.hi.org
HI is committed to an employment policy in favour of persons with disabilities.

JOB CONTEXT:

The Inclusive Education Specialist will provide technical guidance, supervision, monitoring and support to Kenya in the development, implementation and improvement of Inclusive Education programmes focusing on 4 Inclusive Education projects funded by ECHO, Porticus, DFID and MCF in both Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps. There have been multiple Inclusive Education (IE) projects in two camps with several consortium partner organizations. HI Kenya is placing itself to focus on high level strategic work e.g., development of IE teacher training module and a school accessibility toolkit at the national level, advocacy for disability data in EMIS.

To carry out of this project, HI KENYA is looking for Inclusion Education Specialist for 12 months.

Join us !

DESCRIPTION :

Under the direct management of the Technical Unit Manager, you will be in charge of technical support related to Inclusive Educational Services to IE project teams. More precisely, you will:

Develop project implementation strategies, operation plans and ensure quality assurance to meet the projects’ objectives within the project time frame through the technical perspectives

Provide strategic leadership to ensure strong coordination with project teams, donor and partners for smooth planning and implementation of project activities

Provide technical support and inputs, linked with requested help-desk services from donor and implementing partners

Build the capacity of the project team on the project components and organizational management

Maintain effective team cooperation via coordination meeting and regular meetings with the project team, so that there are efficient internal communications of information between team members, supervisors, consortium partners and implementing partners

Liaise with project related stakeholders to explore various possibilities for developing / bringing in policy level changes

As Inclusive Education Specialist, you will ensure technical quality of all Inclusive Education related activities:

Develop the strategy of the Education sector

Represent HI in any technical forum related to Education including the global community of practice

Ensure technical support and technical monitoring of activities

Develop appropriate technical tools and guidelines in line with the global documentations and in close coordination with the HQ Global Inclusive Education Specialist.

PROFIL:

You hold at least a Bachelor degree in Education (Inclusive education a plus) or related degree.
You hold master degree in Inclusive Education, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum Development, Education Policy Analysis, Child Development or any other related field an added advantage.
You have 5 years’ experience in education in development and/ or in emergency, in designing technical tools and materials and providing capacity building in education projects.
You have experience of working with persons with disabilities, especially children
Experience in working with local government and international and local development partners for integrated, multi-sectoral Inclusive Education interventions
Experience in advocacy is a plus

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SPECIFICS :

Kenya is a large country with a good quality of life despite urban insecurity in Nairobi. The rainy seasons are from March/April to May/June (long rains) and October to November/ December (short rains). Nairobi provides access to many entertainment, education and health facilities. HI has a head office in the business district called Westlands Accommodation for all different preferences is available. Mobility around the city is easy, vehicle taxis and motorcycle taxis are available for movement around the city, although the use of public buses is not allowed.
The position is based in Nairobi however the staff will be required to spend 50% of the time in Nairobi to coordinate with the Ministry of Education (MoE), Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE), Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) and other key actors, and while other 25% will be at the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps each to ensure capacity building of project teams and quality implementation of project activities.

CONDITIONS:

At HI, the conditions offered are up to your commitment and adapted to the context of your mission. https://hi.org/en/join-the-team
12 months International contract starting from 2nd, january 2023
The international contract provides social cover adapted to your situation:
Unemployment insurance benefits for EU nationals
Pension scheme adapted to the situation of our employees: If you already have a personal pension scheme HI will contribute at the same level of your personal monthly contribution with a maximum of 272.53€/month ; If you do not have a personal pension scheme, we will open a private pension account with your contribution of 272.53€/month and a contribution of HI of the same amount
Medical coverage with 50% of employee contribution
Repatriation insurance paid by HI
Salary from 2 760 € gross/month upon experience?
Perdiem: 597,75€ € net/month – paid in the field
Paid leaves: 25 days per year;
R&R: according to the level of the mission: 1 day per month

Position:

open to couples

Support travel costs (air ticket & visa) for accompanying dependent and health/ repatriation insurance if the dependent has no income/

Mission of more than 18 months: payment of one yearly additional return flight

Housing: individual taken in charge by HI

If you are resident in the country: local package

 

Closing date for applications: 12/12/2022

 

 

 

 

 

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