Technical Specialist (Secondary Education)

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Country: Bangladesh
Organization: Plan International
Closing date: 12 Nov 2020

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Technical Specialist (Secondary Education)

Child Bride to Bookworm Project

(Based at Bangladesh Country Office, Dhaka)

Leading change to shape the future-creating an agile and resilient workforce

At Plan International our purpose is that “We strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.” This purpose is the driver for everything we do and how we continue to grow and develop as individuals, and manage performance to achieve our ambition of reaching 100 Million girls.

Our core values are central on guiding how we work to put our core purpose into practice. They cohere us together and make us collectively stronger. We choose to be united in diversity of skills, backgrounds and perspectives enabling us to build a workforce with a wide range of strengths.

Plan International Bangladesh is implementing a Project Child Bride to Bookworm for three years supported by Plan Denmark. We have known from different research-based analysis that 50% of slum girls in Dhaka get married before they turn 18, and one third of 10-14-year-old boys and girls work in dangerous and abusive jobs. The overall objective is to reduce school dropout from urban slums Girls and boys and increase the completion lower secondary school education in Dhaka. The Project is planning to work with 20 school and children of grade VI-VIII to promote inclusive learning system and learning environment with the priority of girls’ education and reduce the risk of dropout.

As a Technical Specialist (Secondary Education) you will:

· Design, develop and customize different Training Manual/Guideline

· Directly conduct training and provide capacity building support to SMC, PTA, SC and Teachers to functional school governance system.

· Monitor Partner against the targeted deliverables and provide technical guidance when and where required

· Providing capacity building support to children on life skill, SRHR, Gender and inclusion

· Support most marginalized children and parents to reduce the risk of dropout.

· Monitor and provide guidance to school to develop non-discriminatory learning environment at schools.

· Support school to take Initiative to develop conducive learning environment.

· Promote to train and adopt inclusive pedagogy as per Plan Module

What we’re looking for

· We are seeking an and diligent team member to join our Plan family with enthusiasm to work towards strengthening our capabilities and bring excellence our approaches; Master’s degree in Education, ECD or social science.

· Minimum five years of experience in similar role particularly in secondary education level in any development organization with demonstrated ability to building the capacity and mentoring of school and Partner.

· Good understanding & knowledge about complexities of urban environments and education governance with demonstrated skill to work directly with school

· Experience to develop advocacy strategy and planning with relevant stakeholder.

About Plan International

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International envisages a world in which all children and young people realise their full potential, a vision now shared by the 193 Heads of State and Government who adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. This is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Its girls who are most affected. Plan International’s new Global Strategy aims to transform the lives of 100 million girls by implementing an integrated programme and influence approach.

How to apply:

How to apply:

To find out more details and apply visit: Technical Specialist (Secondary Education) and should apply online by 12 November 2020. Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note we will be shortlisting on an ongoing basis so would encourage early applications**

We promote competitive salary, female friendly workplace, outstanding co-workers (who are respectful, professional, unbiased and easy to work with); equal opportunity that mean equal access to promotion, leadership role or incentive programme.

Plan follows an equal opportunity policy and actively encourages diversity welcoming applications from all especially women and people living with disability.

Salary Package: BDT**. 85840 to 90000** (monthly, Cost to the company, based on experience) along with other benefits i.e., hospitalization benefit for spouse and children, contributory provident fund, gratuity, leave, group insurance and yearly medical check-up for employee.

Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted. References will be taken and background and Anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Safeguarding policy of Children and Young People

As an independent development and humanitarian organization, We strive for a just world that advances children's rights and equality for girls. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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