Early Grade Reading (EGR) Manager Job at Education Development Center (EDC) - Job Opportunity in Uganda 2020

Vacancy title:

Early Grade Reading (EGR) Manager

Jobs at:

Education Development Center (EDC)

Deadline of this Job:
02 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda Kampala East Africa

JOB DETAILS:
Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations. United States Agency for international Development (USAID) has selected EDC to implement the USAID integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. A 5-year activity with a goat tor Ugandan children and youth. especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy. and productive lives.
The ICYD Activity is expected to achieve the following:
1. Children and youth have improved teaming outcomes:
2. Children and youth are sale and healthy in their community and teaming environments; and
3. Youth practice positive behaviors and are able to make informed decisions about their lives and relationships,
This Activity will address the mutually reinforcing relationship between improving teeming outcomes and improving well-being and employ a comprehensive approach that merges PEPFARIOVC‘s strengths in acute vulnerability stabilization with education's broad protective effects.
EDC is currently hiring the following positions for the USAID ICYD/Activity:
Early Grade Reading (EGR) Manager .

The Early Grade Reading (EGR) Manager will manage the adaptation and dissemination of reading materials (in both English and Local Languages), teacher training and coaching, teacher incentive programming, EGR communications with MoES, and EGR data use for planning in coordination with the technical team, monitoring and evaluation team, communications team, EDC home office technical advisors, and MoES. The EGR Manager will oversee and guide the technical work of the EGR Officers in the five ICYD zones. S/he reports to the Senior Technical Advisor-Education and works closely with the Materials Development Manager and Pre-Service Advisor to guide the technical direction for Early Grade Reading under the ICYD Activity. This is a Full-timey position based in Kampala, Uganda.


Selected Required Skills:
• Master's degree in a field relevant to education with a specialty in early grade reading or another pedagogically-oriented specialty;
• A minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible technical experience on early grade reading programs in both English and Local Language;
• Expertise in policy for Early-grade reading reform highly desired;
• Experience with USAID-funded projects preferred.

Job Education: Master's degree


Job Experience: 8 years


Job Qualifications: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure

Applicants for all positions must have excellent written & verbal communication skills in English, familiarity with internationally-funded projects & Experience working in Uganda.
For more information, and to apply, please upload your resume to the appropriate position
at: https://go.edc.og/EDCUgandaJobs  no later than 2nd October 2020.
Due to the volume cl applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.
This announcement ls made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for international Development (USAID). The contents of this notice are the sole responsibility of Education Development Center; Inc. (EDC) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

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