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Friday, October 4, 2019

Education Advisor Job at VVOB-Education for Development - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Education Advisor [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education & Training , Category: Education ]

Jobs at: VVOB-Education for Development


Deadline of this Job:
13th October 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa


Summary
Date Posted: Friday, October 04, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

JOB DETAILS:
VVOB-Education for Development is a Belgian non-profit organisation that focuses on improving the quality of education VVOB has its head quitters in Brussels Begium and is currently implementing education programmes in 9 countries in the global South. More information about the work of VVOB can be found on www.vvob.org
ln Uganda, VVOB, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Sports is implementing the programme: "From Classroom to Farm teaching agriculture practically The programmes Objective IS to strengthen the professional development of teacher / instructor educators, BTVET instructors and O-level secondary teachers to Teach Agriculture Practically (TAP) The programme will enable the graduates to develop the competencies, skills, and attitudes for practical teaching / learning of Agriculture
VVOB is currently hiring for the following position (national staff)
Post: Education Advisor
Start date: as soon as
Gross monthly Salary Scale:
From UGX 6,830,095 to 9,347,457 dependent on years of experience
Contract duration:
until 31/12/2021, with possible extension .

The Education Advisor is responsible for detecting professional development needs of teachers and educational managers, initiate and manage capacity development processes and trajectories in cooperation with the strategic and operational partners, and contribute to the development and implementation of new proposals. The Education Advisor will further establish and maintain strong relations with strategic partners including the Ministry of Education & Sports and support the facilitation of curriculum development. In this capacity the advisor will regularly travel within Uganda. The successful candidate will join a team of advisors comprised of other education advisors, agricultural advisors, and a MEAL advisor, and shall report to the programme manager.

Required Qualifications / Experience:
• Masters’ Degree in Education, Development Studies or related field;
• At least six years’ working experience with the Ugandan education sector;
• An in-depth understanding of:
• The priorities for strengthening education sector in Uganda, and/of ongoing reform processes.
• The systems and practices directed to the professional development of instructors and instructors’ educators;
• Demonstrable experience with capacity development processes in the context of educational institutions;
• Knowledge of and / or experience with equity and gender in education
• Knowledge of and / or experience with all phases of Project Cycle Management (PCM) and the standard instruments used for PCM in the development sector;

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Masters’ Degree

Job Experience Requirements: six years

Job application procedure
Please send your application by email to Uganda@vvob.be . Your application should include:
• In the subject line: Application: name and position for which you apply
• Motivation letter;
• CV;
• Salary expectations;
• 3 reference persons and telephone and email contacts (former and current employers only);
Deadline for applications is Sunday 13 October 2019.
Shortlisted candidates are invited for a written test (home assignment) and will be interviewed in Kampala in the week beginning October 21. Reference checks will be made before a final offer.
Please note, applications that do not meet the requirements listed above will not be reviewed. Due to the volume of applications submitted, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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