UNICEF Internship: Education Intern Jobs in Ethiopia

UNICEF Internship: Education Intern Jobs in Ethiopia

Under the overall supervision of Education Specialist (P3) in Mekelle Education Specialist (NOB) in Shire, UNICEF is seeking two interns for the Tigray Field office to be based in Mekelle and Shire.

The intern(s) will be supporting the education programme to monitor and plan for the school reopening process by collecting data collection on the status of schools, adherence to safe school reopening guidelines and minimum standards of the REB, and monitoring UNICEF interventions with a focus on school reconstruction, rehabilitation and repair and maintenance interventions across the region.

The intern(s) may also support research on issues related to barriers to education (or another relevant area related to the UNICEF education programme and an area of the candidates studies) and will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with the WASH, child protection, nutrition and health sections to identify areas of inter-sectoral needs or areas for collaboration between the UNICEF programmes.

How can you make a difference?

The intern will support delivery of the following key deliverables.

Monitoring of school-based education interventions

  • Make periodic visit to schools to monitor and assess Education programme implemented by UNICEF partners and contractors

  • Develop monitoring tools and conduct visits to oversee the school rehabilitation interventions (with support from the Information Management Specialist)

  • Conduct programme visits and monitor the emerging education needs

  • Closely monitor and update school reopening status

  • Provide support to UNICEF Education team in conducting consultation meetings with stakeholders, adolescents and young people on different programmatic issues

  • Identify opportunities to partner with youth associations and universities for proramme issues including mental health and psycho-social support, environmental sustainability, mine risk education and engagement of out of school adolescents and young people.

  • Support and propose research ideas/assessments on barriers to education for vulnerable groups (including but not limited to children with a disability, displaced children and unaccompanied
    and separated minors)

    Knowledge management

  • Support maintain and updating education data and information about schools

  • Maintain and update the school reopening matrix

  • Support education specialist in documentation of best practices, lesson learnt and challenges for education programme intervention in Tigray

  • Support in documentation of education interventions

  • Support planning and documentation of back to school campaigns

  • Support knowledge management through data collection and analysis

  • Provide translation services as and when required

  • Provide administrative support to education unit at the UNICEF Tigray Field office as and when required.

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • He or she should be enrolled at a university in Ethiopia at the undergraduate or graduate level or be a recent graduate (within the past two years) in education, social science, civil engineering, or a related field is required.

  • Candidates that were enrolled in full time university studies in Tigray for a first (bachelor’s) degree prior to 2020 and who would have graduated in 2020, 2021 or 2022 in normal circumstances, are eligible. This covers all students who were enrolled and had their schooling interrupted. Please make a note of these details in your application cover letter, if applicable

  • Knowledge of relevant computer systems and applications; excellent knowledge of MS Office is required.

  • Fluency in English is required.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Internship: Education Intern Jobs in Ethiopia

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