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VVOB - education for development

District Support Coordinator in Uganda Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 22 July 2021

Hiring Organization: VVOB - education for development

Job Details:

District Support Coordinator in Uganda
VVOB - education for development is a non-profit organisation that focuses on improving the quality of education. WOB has its headquarters in Brussels (Belgium) and is currently implementing education programmes in ten partner countries. More information about the work of VVOB can be found on www.vvob.org. WOB became operational in Uganda in 2019. VVOB has two offices in Kampala and one in Gulu.

Since June 1, 2019, onwards, VVOB started implementing a new programme that focuses on improving the quality of Agricultural Education and Training in Uganda through strengthening the professional development of Uganda's Agricultural Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) instructors and agricultural O-level teachers via pre-service training. This programme is implemented in partnership with the Department of Teacher and Instructor partnership with the Department of Teacher and Instructor Education and Training (TIET); the Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) Department of the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES); the National Teacher's Colleges (NTCs) of Mubende and Unyama, and the National Instructors' College Abilonino (NICA) in Kole District.

From June 1, 2020 onwards, WVOB started implementing a new project that focuses on accelerated learning of numeracy and literacy through teaching at the right level (TARL) among refugee and host community learners in Isingiro and Arua districts: “Teaching at the Right Level (TARL) for Over-Age for Grade Adolescent Primary School Students in Refugee Hosting Communities in Uganda".

The TaRL methodology enables upper primary learners to acquire basic skills in numeracy and literacy by grouping them according to their performance instead of age or grade, and by using learner-centered pedagogies.

Summary:
Duty Station: District Offices Isingiro
Start Date: September 1, 2021.
Salary Range: From UGX 6,830,095 - 9,347,457 dependent on years of experience
Contract duration: May 31, 2022


Job Description:
The District Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the planning, implementation and monitoring of district level activities for the TaRL project, including trainings and TaRL sessions. As district project coordinator, you report directly to the Project Coordinator at head office in Kampala, and work closely together with the Education Advisor, the MEAL Advisor, and the other district Project coordinator. You also report to the Country Programmes Manager and Operations Manager of WVOB in Uganda. You facilitate and support the training of the master trainers and ensure high quality training of mentors and teachers. In addition, you contribute to the quality of TARL sessions by regularly observing lessons and providing feedback by regularly observing lessons and providing feedback to TaRL instructors. You also collaborate closely with the DEO to support monitoring of TARL implementation and learner progress, among others through regular coordination meetings. You nurture the communication for data collection which involves the MOES focal point, DEO, Coordinating Center Tutors, research partner staff, TIET, UNEB, NCDC, MOES Department of Basic Education. You ensure appropriate planning at district level and share these plans to inform the national planning processes.

Application procedure

Interested candidates should submit their online application via the link below, not later than Thursday July 22, 2021. This position is open to both internal and external applicants.

Online application link: https://www.vvob.org/en/werken/ind/district-support-coordinator-uganda.
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test (home assignment), and selected candidates will be invited for a final interview (face to face interview). Reference checks will be conducted before a final offer of employment.

Please note that, applications submitted without attaching a motivation letter and CV will not be reviewed.

Date Posted: 2021-07-15

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