World Vision UK
Milton Keynes
£30,763 per annum pro rata + good range of benefits
Contract, Part-time, 18.25 hours per week
Job description

Education Advisor

Salary: £30,763 per annum pro rata, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Fixed Term Contract to 30th September 2021, 18.25 hours per week.

We have several exciting grant opportunities in the pipeline, which we hope will lead to a longer-term role and this post holder would be encouraged to apply for any opportunities that may arise

Based: Remote Working and/or Milton Keynes, flexible hours possible by arrangement.

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

In 2019 World Vision UK reached over 2 million children in 42 countries, through 229 projects in various inter-related sectors, that on average met 86% of output targets. We seek to reach more children, particularly those at most risk of being left behind, and deepen further the impact achieved with and for children. Achieving this by designing new projects which combine innovative ideas and proven evidence-based project models, working with diverse partners, winning accountable grants & commercial contracts and through target policy and advocacy work focused towards the FCDO and G7.

World Vision UK is looking for a dynamic Education Advisor. Someone who is a team player and who thrives within a busy environment providing high quality Education technical support in the design of new grant and commercial contract funded projects, identifying potential education partners, and contributing towards Education policy engagement.

The successful applicant will have a degree or post-graduate qualification in Education, have a minimum of three years-experience working to strengthen education systems in developing, fragile or humanitarian contexts. A track record of providing quality Education technical support to projects and programmes, including project design and proposal writing. Along with knowledge of development/humanitarian theory, policy and practice, understanding of child rights, safeguarding, gender equality and social inclusion, including disability inclusion.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please click the link provided to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employmentand reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 7th February 2021

Interview Dates: 9th & 11th February 2021

Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.

Applicants must hold the necessary permissions to work in the UK (for example, British passport, indefinite leave to remain in the UK or a suitable Residence Permit).

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice is available on our website.

No agencies please.

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Education Advisor JD (.pdf)
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Posted on: 13 January 2021
Closing date: 07 February 2021
Tags: Christian, Project Management
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