International Consultant (individual) for Developing the Intervention Packages for the First Grader’s Early Risk Assessment.
The main objective of the consultant is to develop a package psycho-social interventions for the students at risk or potential risk of harm and those faced with violence.
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Developing the Intervention Packages for the First Grader’s Early Risk Assessment.
TOR Reference Number: ToR /2017/10
The National Child Protection Policy for Educational Settings states that child protection is a priority for every school and must be at the core of all of their activities. The First Grade Early Risk Assessment was initiated in the year 2014 by Ministry of Education under the National Child Protection Policy for Educational Settings was endorsed. The main purpose of the risk assessment is to identifying pupils who are at risk or potential risk harm and taking appropriate action to ensure the students are safe both at home and school which is critical to create a safe learning environment in schools.
The designated child protection liaison officer and deputy liaison officer from all schools were trained to conduct the risk assessment. All schools undertook the risk assessment for the new students who joined grade one in the years 2015 and 2016. However, due to the limited capacity at the Ministry Education had not been able to run a thorough analysis of the data sets. From the limited analysis, it had been identified that there is a great need to assist the school and teachers to respond with not only support in studies but with psychosocial support.
The Ministry of Education need technical support to develop a package of (School–based) psychosocial interventions to address the risks.
The main objective of the consultant is to:
Develop a package psychosocial interventions for the students at risk or potential risk of harm and those faced with violence
Duty station: The consultant will be Male’ based at Ministry of Education with some level of travelling to the islands for given period and from Home
Travel to selected islands to consult with stakeholders and for understanding the context
Major tasks to be accomplished;
Desk review of existing documents and analysis of the results of 2016 risk assessment
Development of psychosocial intervention package.
Drafting of the Guidelines for schools, User Manual for the psychosocial intervention package and monitoring tool
Development of the teacher training package
Conduct a pilot/testing of the package
Co-facilitate trainings of teachers from Male’ schools
Orientation for Male’ school heads on the intervention packages and monitoring tool developed by the consultant
Deliverables / End product
Soft and hard copies to be submitted to UNICEF. Payments will be disbursed against acceptance of products, and against accepted deliverables.
Qualifications or specialized knowledge and/or experience required
A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences or its equivalent
Knowledge, skills and experience:
Minimum 7 years of work experience in the area
Past experience on development of psychosocial support inteventions
Experience in establishing community based prevention and response mechanism is an added advantage
Experience in conducting participatory workshops and facilitation skills
Experience in development of training materials
Ability to analyze complex information
Ability to work in intensive work environments
Ability to keep to tight timelines.
Highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal relations
Working with teams of diverse capacities.
Proficiency in written and spoken English
Deadline for application is 15th May 2017
Application with (i) updated CV, (ii) Updated P11 Form and separately (iii) a proposed (daily) fee in USD should be submitted with the Subject: “Developing the Intervention Packages for the First Grader’s Early Risk Assessment” before the deadline of 15th May 2017.
Application link: https://goo.gl/WQezCa
ONLY SHORT-LISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED
- Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
- Location: Male
- Grade: P-2, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
- Children's rights (health and protection)
- Closing Date: 2017-05-15