Vacancy posted: Friday, 15 Jun 2012
UNICEF is the world’s leading organisation working for children and their rights in more than 190 countries. As champion of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF works to help every child realise their full potential.
The Rights Respecting Schools Award (RRS) Programme is an innovative and creative programme that aims to embed the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in the ethos and practice of schools. The vision of the Programme is that all children in the UK learn in a rights respecting school community where the CRC is fully embedded in values and practice.
Supported by the Senior Professional Advisor, you will work in Scotland to promote the RRS Programme in schools and local authorities, and will support schools to achieve and maintain their RRS status. You will contribute to the promotion, development and growth of the Programme within Scotland and will work collegiately with the Senior Professional Advisor and across the RRS team in developing and implementing RRS.
A confident and driven individual, you will have proven experience of working strategically at a senior level with children and young people in an educational setting. You will also be an advocate for children’s rights, demonstrating a strong commitment to the CRC. Strong IT skills are essential, including the ability to work efficiently remotely and manage multiple demands and priorities.
Please click on the 'Apply' button to apply online. Please quote Job Ref: S1Jobs in all correspondence.
Closing date: 27 June 2012.
Interview date: 18 July 2012.
We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights. CVs will not be accepted.
If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact the Helpdesk on 0844 801 2414.
CRB checks will be carried out on the successful applicants.
If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.
Registered Charity No: 1072612.
Job Reference: S1Jobs
Closing Date: 27-Jun-2012