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National Pedagogy Project Officer Job at BTC Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
National Pedagogy Project Officer

Jobs at:
BTC Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 30/06/2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, with frequent travels to the national Teachers Colleges (Kabale, Kaliro, Mubende, Muni, Unyama)

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Job details:
Job Title: National Pedagogy Project Officer
Duty Station: Kampala, with frequent travels to the national Teachers Colleges (Kabale, Kaliro, Mubende, Muni, Unyama)
Duration: 36 Months
Function
BTC, the Belgian Development Agency, together with different Government Ministries, is implementing the bilateral co-operation between Uganda & Belgium.
In the framework of the Teacher Training Education Project implemented by the Ministry of Education & Sports and the Belgian Development Agency (BTC Uganda), one (1) National Pedagogy Project Officer will be recruited to assist the International Expert on Pedagogy in planning, implementing and monitoring project activities related to pedagogy in order to contribute bringing about a paradigm shift in the way teaching and learning is organized in 5 National Teachers’ Colleges,
Major Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of the Teacher Training Education Project in general, and in the pedagogy component in particular.
  • Participate in the Pedagogy Team meetings and related pedagogy working groups.
  • Plan, implement and monitor, together with all stakeholders and the appointed working groups, the activities related to school practice, support supervision, action research and pedagogical projects:
  • Preparation of the administrative documents (justification, terms of reference, MoU, ) needed for the approval and organization of the activities
  • Preparation and delivery of quality documents such as attendance lists, reports, presentations, minutes, etc.
  • Proper physical and electronic archiving of correspondence, reports, pictures and other project related documents
  • Participate to the different education networks existing at the central level (monitoring and evaluation meetings, ) on relevant issues for the project.
  •  Participate to any other relevant project activities (e.g.: coordination meetings, preparation of Steering Committees, etc.)
Education and Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Education, in areas of pedagogy and teacher training
  • At least 5 years’ proven experience in teacher education and teacher training
  • Experience in working in and with NGO’s or in bi-or multilateral aid is an asset
  • Proven expertise in student-centred Active Teaching & Learning approaches
  • Proven experience in project management (preparation, implementation and follow-up of project activities)
  • Knowledge of the current secondary education reform in Uganda is an asset
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (excel, outlook, word and PowerPoint skills have to be on a proļ¬cient level) and internet
  • Good communication and facilitation skills (interest in participatory approaches and team work)
  • Willingness to work overtime and ability to bear stress
Job application procedure
If you qualify for this position, hand deliver your application to:
Human Resource Officer;
BTC Uganda
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace
P.0.Box 40131, Kampala
Attach a copy of your CV (Resume), to the point application letter plus copies of academic certificates as well at least 8 (Three) recent referees with their contacts.
Send in your application not later than 30/06/2017.
Qualifying female candidates and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.