Social Work Careers – Child Protection and Gender Manager at PEAS

Organisation:  PEAS
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About PEAS:
PEAS is a fast growing charity with a mission ‘to unlock the potential
of Africa by expanding access to affordable quality secondary education’. We
run the fastest growing network of sustainably financed secondary schools in
Africa. We currently have a network of 22 schools across Uganda and Zambia,
educating around 8,000 students. PEAS has recently secured a grant from DFID as
part of the Girls Education Challenge Fund, the purpose of which is to drive
learning and results for marginalised girls. PEAS is supported by major
corporate, government and private funders and our innovative financial model is
pioneering in the field of public private partnerships in development
education.
Job Summary: The job holder will
ensure that good practices in Child Protection and Participation are
operationalized across the PEAS Uganda network and office and that Child
Protection concerns are appropriately reported, recorded and responded to. This
person will also provide specialist knowledge on Child Protection &
Participation, safeguarding, inclusive education and gender-issues. The
incumbent will ensure that best-practice in gender-responsive practice is
demonstrated across the PEAS network of schools and the PEAS Uganda operates in
a gender sensitive manner.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant should
    possess a Masters level (degree or masters in a Child Protection, Gender or
    Child Rights related field)
  • Experience working in
    a Child Protection related role in schools, government or development
    sector (at an organizational level or across a range of departments)
  • Experience and
    knowledge of child rights, psychosocial and gender issues
  • Experience designing
    and delivering training and capacity building
  • Experience of dealing
    with alleged cases of child abuse, and able to demonstrate an approach in
    responding to these that is professionally and ethically sound
  • Experience in
    implementing projects designed to reduce the risk of child abuse or
    discrimination.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications to:
The Human Resource Manager. PEAS Uganda P.O. Box 23308, Kampala Plot 2881,
Block 216, Ntinda Kisaasi. Mumbejja Road opposite Ndere Centre. Uganda Or send
your application, cover letter and CV to; Email: Info-peasuganda@peas.org.uk
Deadline: 2nd September,
2013 by 5pm
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