International Consultant to develop climate change materials to be incorporated into local life skills education programme, Phnom Penh Cambodia
Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is seeking a consultancy is to develop climate change materials including sample lesson plans that will be used for the local life skills education programme. The consultant will work closely with DCD and VOD to review the national curriculum and work supported by MoE to identify climate change related topics, and to develop additional materials including lesson plans for primary school students of grades 4-6 and secondary school students of grades 7-9. The consultant will also work with DoPo to ensure that climate change materials and lesson plans are appropriate for the local life skills education programme. If you are passionate about making a lasting difference for children in Cambodia, UNICEF would like to hear from you.
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.
For every child, education.
UNICEF started operation in Cambodia in 1952 and opened first country office in 1973 in Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at https://www.unicef.org/cambodia/.
How can you make a difference?
The purpose of the consultancy is to develop climate change materials including sample lesson plans that will be used for the local life skills education programme. The consultant will work closely with DCD and VOD to review the national curriculum and work supported by MoE to identify climate change related topics, and to develop additional materials including lesson plans for primary school students of grades 4-6 and secondary school students of grades 7-9. The consultant will also work with DoPo to ensure that climate change materials and lesson plans are appropriate for the local life skills education programme.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- Education. An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent, or PhD) in education, international development, public policy or similar.
- Work Experience. At least 8 years’ experience in planning, implementing, managing programmes, preferably in education for sustainable development and climate change.
Knowledge and skills.
- Familiarity with the education sector in Cambodia and MoEYS policies and programmes, including curriculum development and school-based management strongly preferred.
- Ability to analyze issues technically and contribute to high-level policy dialogue with the government.
- In-depth knowledge of the UN’s human rights, climate change and youth engagement.
- Good track record in leadership and management, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills to help ensure that the climate change adaptation is understood and used.
- Previous experience of working in South East Asian context is desirable, together with contemporary understanding of Cambodia’s education context and cultural dynamics.
- Commitment and willingness to work independently, with limited regular supervision
- Demonstrated adaptability and flexibility, client orientation, proven ethical practice, initiative, concern for accuracy and quality.
- Strong commitment to delivering timely and high-quality results against deadlines.
- Languages. S/he must have the ability to concisely and clearly express ideas and concepts in English in written and oral form, including the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.
Please find the details term of reference for this assignment TOR Develop Climate Change Materials for LLS-tms.pdf
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).
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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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
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