[Reader-list] Consultant needed for UNICEF Project: Protecting Child Rights in the Metal ware Communities in Moradabad

Chintan chintangirishmodi at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 21:39:38 IST 2010

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From: nupur <nupur.pande at gmail.com>

Invites applications for
Consultant – for the project on

Protecting Child Rights in the Metal ware Communities in Moradabad

Duration: Eleven months
Location: Moradabad
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The Programme Officer will report to the Project Coordinator and be
supervised by the Education Specialist, UNICEF UP on technical aspects
of education component plan and implementation. S/he will ensure the
following actions:

•       Promote adoption of appropriate multi-level teaching methods to
improve teaching learning process at primary level for all schools.

•       Work with the Labour Department’s Transitional Education Centers,
Sarva Siksha Abhiyan’s alternative learning centres,
private-unaided-schools to enhance their effectiveness in terms of
teaching, learning practices and progression of children to mainstream
educational system.

•       Develop capacities of Parent Teacher Associations (PTA) in school
management and performance assessments of schools.

•       With help from PTAs and community based organizations, introduce
processes in school which promote inclusion and treat children with

•       Provide technical assistance to the education department, and
promote access to education for children working in the hazardous
metal ware communities.

•       Train teachers, para-teachers on multi-level teaching process and
joyful learning techniques/pedagogy in mainstream government,
private-unaided-schools and TECs.

•       Post-graduate degree in social sciences including education,
development studies; urban studies; or gender studies.
•       Two years or more working in the development sector, with a strong
focus on education; rights based approaches; and integrated approaches
to addressing development.
•       Experience of working with marginalized sections, particularly in
slum areas.
•       Knowledge of various Government sponsored education programmes and
schemes of the state government.
•       Strong report writing and monitoring skills.

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