Beira and Chimoio, Mozambique

Education Gender Adviser - Bilingual - Support Inclusive Edu in Mozambique

Support No Poverty

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Skills Needed

  • Communications
  • Facilitation
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Teaching

Estimated workload

Full-time

Role

Team Member (Typically 6+ months)

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English, Portuguese.
Additionally, speaking Spanish, Italian, French would be helpful.

When Can You Start?

You can start ASAP and stay for 12 months to 12 months

Benefits

Meals

Living Stipend

Accommodation

Travel Stipend

In Partnership With

vsologo

Project Details


Description and Impact

The role is to support and advise target partners (local education providers and community leaders) in integrating and implementing inclusive education practices for people with disabilities and ensuring accessibility of quality education for all girls aged 15 - 19, who have been excluded from the Education System; with main focus on numeracy issues according to the needs of students.

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Deliverables

Specific performance indicators:

  • Existence of Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic and Time-bound (SMART) district Education operational plan – based on standard national planning templates that is inclusive and being used as a guide for delivering district education programmes
  • Strengthened knowledge and skills of district and communities’ education providers through training, mentorship in inclusive education areas ( e.g. strengthened skills of Senior Women & Men teachers in teaching and supporting girls and boys and other children with special needs in schools and at home)
  • The existence of a clear support supervision mechanism for school improvements in areas planned/project achievement areas and activities developed in the District Education operational plan ( e.g. development/adoption of activity and data collection tools for monitoring, defining support supervision schedules, data collection and reporting timelines etc.)

Objectives will be confirmed in a discussion between the volunteer and VSO in the first three months of the placement.

 

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This is a sponsored position from our partner VSO International, subject to its own application and selection process.

Please click here for further details and instructions on how to apply, which may include additional application steps.

All questions related to this project should be directed to VSO International at enquiry@vsoint.org. Although MovingWorlds does not oversee the application and selection process for this project, we make sure that all projects shared on our platform meet our rigorous standards for ethical, skills-based volunteering.

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Other requirements

Skills, qualifications and experience

Skills, qualifications and experience

Essential

• University degree in the Social Sciences, preferably in Gender and Development if possible
• Experience of working at NGO level (local/national/international)
• Knowledge in human rights (women men, Childs, and People with disabilities rights)
• Excellent analytical and writing skills
• Good knowledge of international gender forums 
• Ability to organize training/workshops 
• Creativity, able to initiate plans for improving planning and other extra activities 
• Resilience, flexibility, adaptability and a sense of humour when faced with problems, obstacles and frustrating circumstances
• Demonstrated commitment to capacity development principles and ability to transfer knowledge and skills and empower counterparts to lead organisational processes
• Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills. 
• You’re able to present progress reports, project updates and briefings to a range of audiences in a clear, accurate and confident manner
• Willing to travel to 40 target literacy schools in the Manica Province
• You’re computer literate in Microsoft Office 
Experience
• You have at least 5 years’ experience in gender activities 
• You have proven experience in project management 

• All applicants must possess strong written and spoken English language skills. Applicants may be required to take a VSO language test as part of the selection process. 

Desirable

• Experienced in developmental context
• Previous travel of home country
• Fluency in Portuguese or Spanish or willingness to learn Portuguese

 

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Living Stipend
  • Travel Stipend
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Families

Accommodation

Accommodation

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

Living Stipend

VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Travel Stipend

VSO will cover your travel costs.

Learning Opportunity

From VSO you’ll get something few other volunteering organisations offer. An opportunity of using your skills and experience to have a long-lasting impact on peoples' lives.

You'll do something very different. You'll bring inspiration, energy and vital practical skills to help secure better healthcare, more valuable education and broader opportunities for poor people in Africa and Asia.

Food Stipend

VSO will cover your local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Additional Benefits

Your health

  • We provide comprehensive medical insurance and support for all volunteers.
  • Each country office has an appointed medical adviser
  • You'll also get a list of recommended doctors, clinics, dentists and pharmacies. 
  • The VSO country office provides emergency contacts and medical emergency procedures 24/7
  • The VSO country office is always there to help with major personal, medical or security problems. 
  • Minimum of 3 weeks annual leave

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