Education and Safeguarding Officer

Vacancy Announcement


CHADET is a child focused Ethiopian Resident Charity which exists to ensure the provision of quality services for vulnerable children. Every year CHADET supports more than 20,000 such children.CHADET will be implementing a Girls’ Education Challenge Transition (GEC-T) project funded by DFID aimed at supporting 16,503 marginalized girls stay in school, learn and successfully transit in the different cycles of education. This project is a four year project (2017-2021) to be implemented in 30 Kebeles in three Zones (South Gondar, South Wollo and Arsi) in Amhara and Oromiya Regional States. CHADET is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions.


Position title:        Education and Safeguarding Officer

Duty Station:              
Project Offices (Debretabor, Kombolcha and Assela)

Report to:                   GEC-T Project Manager

Salary:                        As per the organization’s scale

Term of employment: One year contract with possible extension based on proven


Desired No:                 One per project site

A) Major duties and responsibilities

  • Collaborate and work with Zonal, Woreda Education Departments and offices to ensure that adequate technical assistance is provided to teachers teaching English and Math and local language (Amharic and Oromiffa);
  • Lead the timely collection of data on girls’ related with education, safeguarding and disability;
  • Ensure that activities related with disability, safeguarding and education are being implemented properly in the field;
  • Work closely with government stakeholders, cluster supervisors, education bureau focal, CCCs in Amhara Region and similar stakeholders in Oromiya Region;
  • Conducting regular supportive supervision and surprise visits to schools to ensure that the project is running smoothly;
  • Facilitate education, safeguarding and disability related trainings, workshops, experience sharing visits and other capacity building activities for project staff, teachers and volunteers;
  • Preparing periodic reports related to education, safeguarding and disability activity milestones and outputs;
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative data analysis on education, safeguarding and disability component of the project as per the standard set in the project;
  • Properly documenting education, safeguarding and disability related activities, data and records including trainings.

B) Job Requirements

  • A minimum BA Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies other related social science fields.
  • Minimum 3 years and above NGO experience (after graduation)

C) Skills and Abilities

  • Computer literacy
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English and Amharic (spoken and written) is required, in addition to this for Assela field base fluency in Oromiffa (spoken and written) is mandatory


Deadline:   The deadline for submitting applications for all positions is 10 days from the date of Announcement.


How to Apply

If you are interested in the job and fulfill the above requirements, please send your application letter, CV and copies of your credentials

P.o.Box- 5854, HR department

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Additional Info

  • Job Position: Education and Safeguarding Officer
  • Deadline: Friday, 14 July 2017
  • Place Of Work: Project Office


CHADET is a charitable organisation registered in Ethiopia (Reg. no. 0234) that works for the protection and welfare of children found under difficult circumstances.


CHADET’s Motto


Striving to build Children’s future!


25 years of service for vulnerable children and young people!