Special Needs and Inclusion Officer (NGO Careers) at Windle International Uganda (WIU)

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Windle International Uganda (WIU) is a registered INGO whose mission is to promote peace and development in communities through promotion and coordination of Education and Training opportunities for refugees and people affected by conflict. Windle International Uganda is the lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in Uganda and we do so in close collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the Office of the Prime Minister. WIU seeks to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following position:

POSITION: Special Needs and Inclusion Officer

LOCATION: Field Based


The Special Needs and Inclusion Officer will work on integrating and mainstreaming interventions for persons with special needs across the education management operations of WIU. He/She will provide technical advice on this to the respective settlement Managers and officers. S/he will also work on issues of inclusion of disadvantaged groups among the refugees and host community in an effort to ensure that WIUā€™s interventions are sensitive to all categories of the Population of Concern.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

Degree in Special Needs Education, Education, Social Work, or other related fields with a focus on special needs-related issues.

At least 3 yearsā€™ experience working with children with special needs, preferably in an education related and refugee setting.

Experience in training / supporting teachers preferred. Experience with engaging and mobilizing communities.

Broad knowledge and understanding of inclusion models, approaches, and tools are essential.

Good presentation, facilitation, and training skills and track record of high integrity and creativity.

Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Proactive personality, self-driven, and strongly motivated.

Team player, Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision; Willing to perform other duties as required.


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