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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Teachers and Fresh Graduates Job at Educate! - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Teachers and Fresh Graduates

Jobs at:
Educate!

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 5th May 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Overview of Educate!
Educate! is a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise, currently operating in Uganda and imminently expanding across East Africa and beyond. We deliver to secondary school youth a skills-based model of education, comprised of leadership and entrepreneurship training, mentorship, and real experience starting an enterprise, and work to incorporate our model into national education systems across Africa. Our Vision for 2024 is to impact 1 million youth annually across 10 countries in Africa.
Educate! is backed by top funders such as The MasterCard Foundation, Echidna Giving, Barr, Segai, Vitol, Planet Wheeler, and Halloran Philanthropies, and featured by Brookings and the Clinton Global Initiative. Educate! team members have won recognition from Forbes 30 under 30, Echoing Green, Ashoka, Global Good Fund, and three Acumen fellowships. We value retention of great people: eight of our top thirteen programs team members have been with Educate! for at least six years.
Educate! develops young leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa. Educate! provides a proven mix of a leadership and entrepreneurship course, long-term mentoring and practical experience starting an enterprise for ‘A’ level students.
Are you looking to be an outstanding high performance professional in the youth development and education sector? This training and job opportunity is for you!
Educate! presents a job opportunity to Teachers and University graduates who enjoy working with youth. Successful candidates will go through a Youth Entrepreneurship Training (YET) that will certify them as Youth Trainers.
The training is open to only 25 participants in each of these regions; In Southern Uganda both teachers and non-teachers hailing from the districts of lsingiro, Kabale, lbanda, Mitooma, Ntungamo, Bushenyi and Mbarara; In Western Uganda both teachers and non-teachers hailing from the districts of Kyenjonio, Masindi, Hoima, Kabarole and Kasese. In Central Uganda; the training shall be open to candidates that hail from West Nile & Northern Uganda, Eastern Uganda and Central Uganda.
Outstanding participants who successfully complete the training will compete for our future Program Officer Positions at Educate.
lf you possess the following qualifications, experience and skills, we would like to hear from you!
QUALIFICATIONS
A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education or any other related field.
WORK EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
  • At least 2 years’ experience in teaching at Secondary School level, or working in the field of community development, a good understanding of the Ugandan education system, or youth work,
  • Excellent oral and written English
  •  Public speaking, facilitation and ICT skills
  • Relationship management, networking and Problem solving skills
PERSONAL DUALITIES AND BEHAVIOURAL TRAITS
  •  Enjoys working with youth
  • Inquisitive and eager to learn
  • Creative and able to think outside of the box
  •  Displays respect for students, teachers and the teaching profession
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Note:
    interested applicants are invited for an Information Session to broaden your understanding of this training as well as responding to inquiries as per this schedule below:
Date: 02.05.2017
Time: 10:00AM -12 Noon
Venue: Kabarole Christian, Guest House -Fort Portal Kabarole
District: Kabarole
Date: 03.05.2017
Time: 10:00AM -12 Noon
Venue: Ankole Diocese, Church Hostel- Mbarara
District: Mbarara
Date: 03.05.2017
Time: 10:00AM -12 Noon
Venue: Arua Secondary School
District: Arua
Date: 03.05.2017
Time: 10:00AM -12 Noon
Venue: Manatwa High School
District: Mbale
Date: 03.05.2017
Time: 10:00AM -12 Noon
Venue: Educate! Uganda Offices,
Plot 3671 Mbogo Road,
Kibuli, Kampala
District: Kampala
Please keep time!
For shortlisted candidates interviews shall be conducted in the following areas; tor Central Region the interviews shall be held at Educate!’s National office on Plot 3671 Mbogo Road Kibuli Kampala; for Southern Region the interviews shall be held in Mbarara District and for Western Region the interviews shall be held in Kabarole District.
The dates for the interviews will be communicated in due course. Successful candidates will attend the Youth Entrepreneurship Training for 3 weeks from 12th June to 30th June Z017 from 9am - 5pm Monday -Friday. Candidates selected for the training will be required to pay UGX. 200,000 Uganda shillings (for those who come from the host district) and UGX. 75,000 (for those who do not hail from the host districts) to cover the cost of training resources. Participants will be expected to cover their own accommodation cost. All participants must provide proof of home address through Lc1 letter.
Job application procedure
submit a 2 page CV and a cover letter with an essay, not more than 2 pages answering the question “what have you done for Ugandan youth?”
Application deadline is Friday 5th May 2017. Email your application to: ugandajobs@experienceeducate.org.  Please write “Training and lob Opportunity and the respective region" as your subject line. Please note that applications that don't specify the subject line above shall not be considered. Call 0393266074 weekdays from 9:30 am- 5:30 pm. For more information about Educate! Visit us on www.experienceeducate.org