Ministry of Education, Guyana

Friday, 22 June 2018 13:39

Vacancy - Consultant to Draft a Ministry of Education Standard Framework on Save Schools in Guyana

Job Title: Consultant to Draft a Ministry of Education Standard Framework on Save Schools in Guyana

Job Overview: The consultant will ensure that the Draft Standards and Implementation Plan are in sync with the current relevant Ministry of Education Policies and Guidelines.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conduct desk review of all existing relevant documents/instruments in Guyana’s Education Sector relating to Disaster Risk Reduction, Emergency Preparedness and Response, and Sustainable Education for Development;
  • Conduct field tests/consultations with students in schools in Regions 1, 2,8, 9 and Georgetown and compile feedback;
  • Draft a Guyana Standard for Safe Schools;
  • Finalize Standards and set strategy for the rolling out of the programme;
  • Identify Human and Financial Resources required;
  • Draft a monitoring tool for the Plan

Qualification and/or Specialized Knowledge/Experience required:

  • A first Degree in Education or any other related field
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in Education and expertise in child rights and/or environment-related issues desirable.
  • A good knowledge of schools community based programming
  • Experience in the development of school improvement plans
  • Previous experience with the UN/UNICEF and or any recognized development agency
  • Sound understanding of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
  • Strong analytical and English report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong communication. Coordination and negotiation skills

Application with detailed CV and two character references must be forward to:

Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education
626 Brickdam,
Stabroek.

Closing date for application is July 20, 2018
Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

 

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