Job at Save the Children: Consultant – Development of School Emergency Plan and School Rules and Regulation

Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict.In Nigeria, Save the Children has been working since 2001. The early focus was on getting children actively involved in shaping the decisions that affect their lives. Today, Save the Children is working in seven federal states - Zamfara, Yobe, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano, Bauchi and Kaduna - focusing on providing basic healthcare and protecting children.Position: Consultant - Development of School Emergency Plan and School Rules and RegulationBackgroundSave the Children Nigeria is implementing a DFID funded project – North East Nigeria Transition to Development (NENTAD) in borno state. The NENTAD project is a consortium project with UNICEF and Plan International. Save the Children is implementing the project in 3 LGEAs of Jere, Konduga and MMC targeting 6900 children in the focal communities and LGAs. The project is working in the 6 formal school system in the selected communities in the first year and will be extended to additional one school in the second year which starts in May to be able to meet up with the target population. Already we are working with key government state actors such as the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and the respective Local Government Education Authorities (LGEAs).During the project year, the project aimed at supporting in building capacity of teachers and the School based Management Committees (SBMCs) provide teachers and learners kit and construction of Temporary Learning Structures or the renovation of damaged classrooms.To assist us achieve our objectives in the project, we need the services of a consultant to support the project, develop an emergency action plan for schools, school rules and regulation and support for training for teachers and SBMC on Disaster risk assessment and emergency plan action.The objective of the tools development is to support the development of school rules and regulation as the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) currently don’t have a developed rules and regulation to be used by schools in the state. And it is also noted that despite the insurgent attack and conflict in schools, most of the schools do not have an emergency action plan in place. In view of this, the consult will:Give  program a draft of tools and materials to be presentedConduct a tools development for selected participants for 2 days on emergency action plan and school rulesConduct focus group discussion or interview with selected stakeholders as the case may beResearch and compare with other develop tools to enhance especially the school rules and regulation planHarmonize and present a detailed report and finalized work within one week of end of project.In this course of the consultancy, Save the Children shall cover for the following as part of the assessment:Consultancy Fee: The consultancy fee shall be paid as per the contractTransportation Cost: Transportation fee to and from Maiduguri shall be provided to the consultant upon submission of an invoice or request.Accommodation: Only the consultant shall be provided with accommodation (subject to availability of space in the guest house) or re-imbursement will be made to the consultant for accommodation (subject to submission of hotel receipt/invoice). The reimbursement for accommodation shall be in line with SCI rate.Per Diem: This shall be provided as per SCI rate for the number of days the consultant spends in the fieldCar Hire: This shall be provided only for the number of days of field work MethodoloyA detailed methodology should be provided by the consultant showing how the assessment aims and objectives will be met. The consultant should:Develop toolsConduct the tools development workshop with participantsReview of relevant documents Discuss with key relevant stakeholdersDeliverablesDeliverables should include the following:Share with the team prototype of developed toolsConduct 2 days tool development workshop with participantsConduct interview and focus group discussion with key relevant stakeholdersConduct desk review / research on similar developed toolsSubmit printable final report 

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