Inclusive Education Technical Adviser

Rapidly Improving Standards in Elementary


The Rapidly Improving Standards in Elementary consortia is led by Save the Children in Papua New Guinea, Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) Papua New Guinea Branch and Callan Services for Persons with Disabilities National Unit (CSNU). The Rapidly Improving Standards in Elementary aims to improve literacy and numeracy of elementary aged children in the East Sepik Province, Eastern Highlands Province and the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

CSNU is currently seeking applications for the position of:


Inclusive Education Technical Adviser


 The successful candidate will have:

  • The capacity to work in challenging situations;

  • The ability to plan and lead in the implementation of key aspects of this dynamic project, while managing multiple consortia partners and stakeholders;

  • The capacity to work collaboratively within leadership groups as well as alongside and in support of frontline staff members and volunteers;

  • The initiative to constructively propose innovative ideas and procedures;

  • The appropriate attitude to working within a Faith Based International Non-Government Organisation; and

  • Be open to opportunities available for personal and professional growth.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A tertiary qualification related to inclusive education, community or international development, or more than 5 years’ experience working in a similar context.

  • Experience in working with projects related to early childhood and elementary education.

  • Established track record working within education systems, with education service providers and local community organisations.

  • Ability to deliver training workshops and to provide ongoing monitoring of the skills and knowledge provided to workshop participants.

  • Experience and skills in project and program management.

  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills, including the development of project activity reports, drafting of proposals and stakeholder management.

  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data analysis and management and tools.

  • A strong and positive track record regarding the care, safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults.

  • Experience in effective financial and asset management with a high level of integrity.

About Callan Services for Persons with Disabilities, National Unit:

Callan Services for Persons with Disabilities, National Unit is a capacity building agency within the Network of Callan Services Education, Community Based Rehabilitation and Health Services for Persons with Disabilities.

CSNU is a member of the Edmund Rice Network in the Congregation of Christian Brothers Oceania Province, and in partnership with Catholic Dioceses, other Churches, Government, Non-Government Organisations and local communities.

CSNU’s values are:

The values that shape how we work are:

Respect: Treat with dignity – ourselves, family, colleagues, work ethics, those we serve, community, partners, property and environment.

Justice: Free and enliven communities groaning with inequalities and exclusiveness.

Presence: Attuned to God in the mystery of life and work.

Compassion: Responding to our communities with an open heart and hand.


All correspondence related to these advertisements is to be sent to:


Alice MacPhillamy

Save the Children in Papua New Guinea

Interim Project Manager - Rapidly Improving Standards in Elementary


P: +675 7966 2530


CC:    Brother Kevin Ryan

          Director of Program
          Callan Services for Persons with Disabilities National Unit (CSNU)


          P: +675 4561 3565    

          M: +675 7169 2901



All applicants are required to submit an 800 – 1,000 word statement that documents how you fulfil the above criteria.

Please include the names, positions (current and past as needed) and confirmed telephone numbers and/or email addresses of three (3) referees.

Applications are to be submitted by close of business by 16th November 2017. Please do not send copies of academic diplomas or degrees. These will be requested if/when required.