Education Adviser (£36,995

Education Adviser (£36,995 – £41,106)


In this role, you’ll be responsible for developing high quality education programming for our ‘Building Skills for Life’ programme, which focuses on empowering adolescent girls, as well as providing technical leadership with Plan UK on global education issues. You’ll have an overview of our education-related projects, and will also identify priorities for further project development, working with other thematic managers.


The Education Adviser will also provide support to Country Offices and fundraising teams, making sure that technical considerations are addressed in the project design and budgeting. You will also be the external representative for Plan’s education activities, which will include networking, writing publications and making sure our advocacy and campaigns work is aligned with the education programmes.


You’ll need to have experience implementing or advising on quality education programmes in developing countries, particularly with a gender focus. We’re looking for someone with specialist and current knowledge of best practice in education programming, who can apply gender analysis and communicate specialist issues to non-specialist audiences. You should have experience of delivering project proposals and reports from start to finish, and the ability to manage budgets effectively.


the Plan:

for you to work with and for children in the world’s poorest countries to help them build a better future. A future you would want for all children, your family and friends.


For over 70 years we’ve been taking action and standing up for every child’s right to fulfil their potential. We do what’s needed, where it’s needed most. We do what you would do.


Join us and help children, families and entire communities to move themselves from a life of poverty to a future with opportunity.  To find out more about this role and/or apply please go to:


We need all applications in by 10am on Monday 23rd April 2012.


We’d prefer it if we didn’t receive CVs and also, we’d prefer not to be inundated by calls from recruitment agencies. If you have any questions about this role you can always contact the HR department directly on


or 0300 777 9777. 


To apply for a position with Plan UK, you must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom for the duration of the post, in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996. Most importantly we follow stringent child protection policies and procedures when dealing with applications.


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