Disability and Inclusion Advisor at World Education
The Disability and Inclusion Advisor job vacancy is based in Accra, Ghana at the Head Office of World Education.
Disability and Inclusion Advisor Details
The Disability and Inclusion Advisor reports to the Program Director and is responsible for designing,
implementing, and measuring disability-inclusive strategies in agreed work plans.
She/he will work to improve inclusion imbalances in all areas of the project and ensure that all STAGE employees,
teachers, facilitators, and volunteers have been trained in inclusive strategies.
Key Responsibilities of the Disability and Inclusion Advisor
Develop and coordinate activities focused on disability-inclusive approaches with the primary objective of
supporting the enrollment, retention and transition of adolescent girls in formal and informal tracks.
Develop and deliver training and sessions on the inclusion of girls with disabilities in accelerated learning programs in a non-formal setting.
Co-develop, in coordination with other program staff, equitable teaching and learning material with a specific focus on girls with disabilities
Strengthen the disability-inclusive development capacity of Downstream Partners through the provision of training, as well as ongoing mentoring and support.
Provide support to develop and disseminate papers on social inclusion.
Support the mainstreaming of social inclusion throughout the activities of all downstream partners.
Support staff and downstream partners in adopting inclusive programs and implementing policies on a community level.
Identify best practices and provide recommendations.
Gather and disseminate relevant information regarding disability mainstreaming.
Document and disseminate lessons learned.
Build partnerships and networks between government, Key Agencies and civil society.
Engage appropriate key stakeholders, such as the Ministry of Education (SPED, Ministry of Gender Children and
Social Protection, (Social Welfare), Local Government (Department of Community Development) etc.
Required Skills or Experience
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Disability/ Inclusion, Gender Studies, Social Sciences/Development Studies
At least 5 years of experience in managing Disability/ gender and Inclusive oriented programs
Demonstrated knowledge, design and application of child protection programming.
Experience in gender-related and inclusive education activities in Ghana
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Exceptional written and spoken communication skills (including presentations) required
Strong background in Disability/ GESI analysis, strategic planning, and gender equity integration, disability education and child protection
Experience planning and facilitating meetings, identifying community needs, working with community leaders and key stakeholders
Knowledgeable in monitoring and evaluation standards with gender and inclusive focus
Demonstrated training experience
Demonstrated experience building partnerships and networks between government and civil society
Strong analytical and reporting skills
How To Apply
To apply, please submit a CV/resume and cover letter via email to [email protected] copy
[email protected] Please add in to the subject line of your email: Disability and Inclusion Advisor
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marginalized people through education (formal and non-formal) and training, institutional development, and
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