Implementation Tools
Teachers and Other Education Personnel
Standard 1: Recruitment and Selection


A sufficient number of appropriately qualified teachers and other education personnel are recruited through a participatory and transparent process, based on selection criteria reflecting diversity and equity.


  Gender Strategies in Emergencies, Chronic Crises and Early Reconstruction Contexts: Recruiting and Supporting Women Teachers
INEE Gender Task Team - 2006
Using the INEE Minimum Standards as a framework, this tool provides a series of concrete and practical strategies and promising approaches for recruiting and supporting women teachers.

  Sample ToR for Programme Officer
International Rescue Committee - 2004
This sample terms of reference for a programme officer to help build programme quality and effectiveness with specific responsibilities in monitoring, training, implementation, organisation, liaison with other sectors, procurement and facilitation can be adapted for different organisations to suit particular needs and drawn up for posts that may have a slightly different focus. Utilisation of the INEE Minimum Standards should be written into the duties and responsibilities.

  Sample ToR for Programme Specialist
International Rescue Committee - 2004
This sample terms of reference for a programme specialist to help build programme quality and effectiveness with specific responsibilities for representation at a national level can be adapted for different organisations to suit particular needs and drawn up for posts that may have a slightly different focus. Utilisation of the INEE Minimum Standards should be written into the duties and responsibilities.

  Sample ToR for Youth Club Officer
International Rescue Committee - 2004
This sample terms of reference for a Youth Club Officer can be adapted for different organisations to suit particular needs and drawn up for posts that may have a slightly different focus. From IRC's 'Peer Groups for Refugee Adolescents: Lessons from Guinea and Tools for Starting Your Own.'

  Sample Job Description for Education Programme Manager
International Rescue Committee
This sample terms of reference for an Education Programme Manager can be adapted for different organisations to suit particular needs and drawn up for posts that may have a slightly different focus. Utilisation of the INEE Minimum Standards should be written into the duties and responsibilities.

  Sample ToR for Emergency Education Consultant
International Rescue Committee
This sample terms of reference for an Emergency Education Consultant can be adapted for different organisations to suit particular needs and drawn up for posts that may have a slightly different focus. Utilisation of the INEE Minimum Standards should be written into the duties and responsibilities.

  Sample ToR for Regional Education Advisor
International Rescue Committee
This sample terms of reference for a Regional Education Advisor can be adapted for different organisations to suit particular needs and drawn up for posts that may have a slightly different focus. Knowledge of the INEE Minimum Standards should be written into the qualifications section and utilisation of the INEE Minimum Standards should be written into the duties and responsibilities.

  Gender Equity Strategies: Mentors for Girls in School
Kirk, J., SoE/SBEP Gender Equity Support Program - 2004
This one-page strategy sheet articulates the reasons why the presence of a woman teacher is important for girls and focuses on the benefits and challenges, when it is impossible to recruit a woman teacher, of hiring women 'mentors' to lead particular activities and discussions with female students.

  Sample Job Description: Education Advisor
Save the Children - 2003
This sample job description for an education advisor can be adapted for different organisations to suit particular needs and drawn up for different posts that may have a slightly different focus. Implementation of programs in line with the INEE Minimum Standards should be written into the duties and responsibilities. From Save the Children's Education in Emergencies toolkit.

  Sample Job Description: Education Officer
Save the Children - 2003
This sample job description for an education officer can be adapted for different organisations to suit particular needs and drawn up for posts that may have a slightly different focus. Implementation of programs in line with the INEE Minimum Standards should be written into the duties and responsibilities. From Save the Children's Education in Emergencies toolkit.

  Staffing: Building a Team and Supporting Staff
Save the Children - 2003
This brief on building an education team and supporting staff provides a sample organizational chart for a range of personnel involved in education programmes and projects and guidance on building a team: composition, job descriptions and selection process. From Save the Children's Education in Emergencies toolkit.

  The Impact of Women Teachers on Girls Education
UNESCO Bangkok - 2006
This Advocacy Brief presents arguments for the positive impact women teachers have on education, and girls' education in particular, and articulates a series of specific strategies (pp. 4-6) for recruitment; for women-centered, professional development; and for policy development.

  Identification, Selection and Recruitment of Teachers and Education Workers
UNESCO IIEP - 2010
This chapter presents a series of strategies, and guidance notes to implement those strategies, to retain existing teachers and education workers as well as to recruit new teachers and education workers to meet the new educational needs created by emergency situations. Extracted from UNESCO IIEP's Guidebook for Education Planning in Emergencies and Reconstruction.