Regional Advisor on Inclusive Education - CBM February 03, 2032 at 02:00AM

Regional Advisor on Inclusive Education - CBM February 03, 2032 at 02:00AM

Regional Advisor on Inclusive Education - CBM

CBM’s International Office is accepting applications for

Regional Advisor on Inclusive Education

(part-time position 50%)

Location: negotiable

Contract Duration: two years

Contract Start: as soon as possible


To make education inclusive is one of the main objectives of CBM and a programmatic focus within the Regional Strategy for the Eastern Mediterranean Region and countries in West Asia. Three major strategic pilot initiatives will be implemented in Pakistan, Palestine and Egypt in the framework of global strategies (such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and the Education For All (EFA) movement) in order to support the rights of children with disabilities to education. The objective of this position is to strengthen CBM lead inclusive education initiatives, related resource allocation and capacity building and thus contribute to the implementation of education for all initiatives of CBM in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.


•Liaises with the Global CBM Advisory Working Group on Inclusive Education and ensures transfer of relevant information to the Regional Office Team and partners in Eastern Mediterranean Region

•Networks with relevant global, regional and local stakeholders in the field of inclusive education

•Advises the Regional Director and the Programme Development Unit on issues related to inclusive education with focus on regional issues

•Represents the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO) as agreed with Regional Director

•Recommends participation of partner staff in global, regional and local meetings

•Analyses EMR regional specific situation (desk research, field visits) in the field of inclusive education, and ensures relevant data is available

•Identifies local/ regional expertise and experts in the field of inclusive education

•Introduces, contributes, promotes and follows up on CBM policies, standards, tools and processes in terms of inclusive education

•Contributes to Regional Office Strategy and Reports

•Supports design of Regional Strategic Pilot Initiatives in the field of inclusive education (Pakistan, Palestine and Egypt)

•Supports and develops advocacy concepts for Inclusive Education in the region


•University degree in Inclusive Education, Education or other relevant field

•Professional experience in the field of Inclusive Education

•Sound knowledge of state of the art debates of inclusion in the field of education

•Very good understanding of particular challenges faced in education by children/persons with impairments

•Current knowledge and experience of the EMRO educational contexts

•Experience in working in a Developing Country, preferably within the region

•Proven knowledge in Project Cycle Management

•Fluent English is essential. Arabic or another local language is a strong advantage

Location: preferably in the EMR region

The future job holder adheres to CBM's values and commits to CBM’s Child Protection Policy.

CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position.

Candidates meeting these qualifications are invited to submit letter of motivation, a CV (max 4 pages), three professional references, salary expectations and availability via email (max 2MB) and in English to

Application deadline: August 30th, 2013, 09.00 a.m. CEST

Job Details

Date Posted: 2013-08-26
Job Location: Egypt
Job Role: Education/Training
Company Industry: Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career

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