- Job posted on: 14th Jun 2022
- Applications close:
We want you to be a driving force behind our Education in Emergencies work. Channel your Humanitarian and Education expertise to the benefit of children, families and communities across the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. We believe that all children have the right to learn in safe schools in times of both crisis and peace. Work with us to ensure children are learning and getting the very best education they possibly can.
We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there's a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict - we are there on the ground.
In this full-time, fixed term role, based somewhere in the Middle East, Australia, Asia or the Pacific*, you will influence strategic direction and ensure high quality education in emergency programming for Save the Children Australia. You will be part of our Policy & International Program Department and report to our Team Lead - Senior Education Advisor.
You will make an impact by:
…You understand how the global community, through policies and programs, addresses the challenges of educating the hardest to reach children and keep abreast of the latest innovations. Thriving in complex coordination settings, you are confident and can go between the bigger picture and finer details of delivering quality programs. You love capacity building others and working closely with national counterparts helping them do the very best they can. You can't stand knowing children are out of school for a day longer than they have to be because of disasters or conflict.
This role requires:
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply' section.
Position Description - Education in Emergencies Advisor
*We understand flexibility is important to you. We've advertised this role as a full-time, fixed term position, based somewhere in the Middle East, Asia, Australia or the Pacific, but if you're looking for something slightly different, please let us know. We offer flexible hours, remote working, and flexible job structure, among many other employee benefits. All are available for the right candidate!
Save the Children is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment for its employees and client groups, consistent with our obligations under OH&S legislation. Successful applicants are required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, or proof of medical exemption.
We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it's straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn't quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We're dedicated to ensuring Save the Children Australia is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you - no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here