Several Inclusive Education Project Officer NGO Jobs – Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)

Organisation: Handicap
International (Humanity & Inclusion)
Duty Station: Arua,
Yumbe and Moyo, Uganda
Reports to: Inclusive
Education Project Manager
About US:
Handicap
International (HI) is an independent and impartial international aid
organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and
disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other most vulnerable
groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential
needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their
dignity and their fundamental rights.
About AIMS Project:
The Inclusive
Education Project called “AIMS (Access to Inclusive and Meaningful Services in
Education) Education for learners with disabilities”, funded by Education
Cannot Wait through the Education Consortium Management Unit to be launched in
January is targeting the West Nile refugee settlements areas in the districts
of Arua (Rhino camp, Omugo and Imvepi settlements), Yumbe (Bidibidi settlement)
and Moyo (Palorinya settlement). Those 3 districts welcome 492,841 refugees
(42.6% of the total refugees in Uganda). The project will support mainstream
education actors to improve inclusion of children with disabilities within
their Education Response in line with the Education Response Plan implying the
need for strong coordination and cooperation.
Job Summary:  The Inclusive Education Project Officer will implement
project activities in close collaboration with the Mental Health and Psycho
Social Support and Rehabilitation teams with support from the PM and Technical
Advisors
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure planning and
field coordination of project activities with internal and external
stakeholders
·        
Participate
in the monthly HI activity planning meetings
·        
Develop
monthly and weekly field activity plans
·        
Participate
in the development of project activity tools
·        
Coordinate
field activities with HI logistics department, other HI technical teams,
implementing partners and school community stakeholders
·        
Ensure
regular coordination meeting with implementing partners field staff and school
community stakeholders and represent HI
Implement, facilitate
and follow-up, on a daily basis, the project activities in accordance with the
project implementation plans
·        
Facilitate
inclusive education barrier and facilitators assessments
·        
Provide
technical support for the development and implementation of each School’s
inclusive education action plans
·        
Participate
in the identification of class inclusive learning materials to be provided to
each school
·        
Facilitate
capacity strengthening activities through provision of training for education
staff and mentoring of teachers
·        
Facilitate
inclusive education awareness raising sessions for Parent Teacher Associations
and school communities:
·        
Facilitate
disability assessments of school children with disabilities
·        
Support
schools in the process of including identified out of school children with
disabilities, in supporting their retention and the improvement of their
learning outcomes;
·        
Participate
in facilitating psycho social support activities at school community level
Participate in the
data collection and MEAL activities of the project
·        
Produce
weekly activity reports and contribute in the development of project reports
using HI Uganda MEAL templates
·        
Maintain
complete documentation for each activity following the recommendations and
template of the project manager
·        
Contribute
to the development of the Program Managers activity reports
·        
Participate
in project review workshops
·        
Participate
in assessments and facilitate project evaluations at field level
·        
Facilitate
participation of stakeholders and beneficiaries in monitoring and evaluation of
activities
·        
Ensure
that field data collection is charged with the MEAL team
Manage and support
the Community-Based Volunteer
·        
Participate
in the recruitment of CBV
·        
Coordinate
the daily activities of the CBV with other technical team members
·        
Plan and
develop weekly activity plans for the CBV
·        
Provide
technical support and on the job mentoring of the CBV
Other
Responsibilities:
·        
Ensure
the strict application of the rules including the code of conduct;
·        
Report
any incident in which s/he’s involved/witnessed immediately;
·        
Perform
any other tasks deemed necessary by the line manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the Handicap International Inclusive Education Project
Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Inclusive Education, Special Needs
Education or Education combined with relevant experience working with children
with disabilities OR Bachelor’s Degree in (OT, SLT, Psychology, Child
development) if applicant has relevant education
·        
Two
years of professional experience in Education
·        
One year
of professional experience in an NGO at officer level
Desirable
·        
Experience
in consortia lead projects
·        
Experience
in the fields of inclusion / accessibility of services / services to persons
with disabilities
·        
Experience
in training of adults
·        
Experience
working in refugee context
·        
Fluently
spoken local languages
·        
Knowledge
of project cycle and related tools and methodologies
·        
Personal
Qualities
·        
Proven
project activity implementation skills in collaboration with stakeholders
·        
Knowledge
of the Education and Disability Sectors in Uganda
·        
Capacity
building, training and coaching skills
·        
Perfect
fluency in written and oral English and strong report writing skills;
·        
Familiar
with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional
references.) with cover letter clearly indicating preferred area of work
addressed to: The HR department at recruitment@uganda.hi.org
NB: Do
not attach certificates. Only Short-listed Candidates will be contacted.  Any efforts to influence the recruitment
process will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: Friday, 15th March 2019 by 5:00 pm
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