UNICEF recruits 01 Intern, Education Section ESARO

UNICEF recruits 01 Intern, Education Section ESARO


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Intern, Education Section ESARO
Job no: 536134
Contract type: Internship
Level: Internship
Location: Kenya
Categories: Education
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
Position Title: Education Section Intern
Duration: 6 Months
Start Date: December 2020             May 2021
Reporting to: Regional Education Adviser, ESARO
UNICEF Eastern and Southern African Regional Office’s (ESARO) Education Section is guided by the UNICEF Strategic Plan 2018-2021 – Goal Area 2: “Every child learns”. The Education Section supports Country Offices to promote basic education including early childhood education (ECE), education quality, adolescent girls’ education and education in emergencies, as well as the inclusion of children with disabilities in education. The Regional Office supports country offices through direct technical support, quality assurance and oversight, data management and analysis, generation and dissemination of research and tools, as well as partnership building.
The Education Team in the Regional Office is seeking an intern for six months to support its work. The specifics of the work are given below.
Scope of work
Provide overall support to the Section and Regional Education Advisor as necessary.
Support the annual country report review process, the Regional Office Annual Report development and the planning for the 2021 annual work plans for the education programme in ESARO.
Support the Knowledge Management function of the office in close consultation with the Knowledge Management Specialist (e.g. support the development and dissemination of evidence of teaching and learning).
Support the monitoring and data collection and management work around the school reopening processes after COVID in the region in collaboration with the Education Specialist (Equity and Access).
Support the Education Specialist (Quality) liaise with ESAR Country Offices to roll-out programmes related to the Global Foundational Literacy and Numeracy initiative in the region.
Supporting the Education Specialist (Quality) liaise with ESAR Country Offices to implement digital learning programmes in the region.
Training components and learning elements
The intern would through practical application and coaching, develop skills in:
Knowledge management and use to impact practice
Networking and building partnerships
Research, data and analysis
Education technical areas
Communications and advocacy.
Furthermore, specific online courses would be completed.
Desired competencies, technical background and experience
Completed or enrolled in an advanced university degree in social science, education, economics, philosophy or another related field.
Excellent written and oral English is required, and French of Portuguese is an added bonus for our region.
Excellent day-to-day computer literacy, with knowledge of data analysis IT tools.
Experience of working in complex bureaucracies and multicultural environments would be an advantage.
Excellent organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to contribute to a team
Excellent interpersonal and networking skills.
Orientation to innovate and see impact in innovations.
Ability to work independently and respond to feedback in a timely and professional manner.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply online using the button below.  As part of their application, candidates should provide:
A cover letter
Deadline: 24 Nov 2020 E. Africa Standard Time


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