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Pangea Educational Development (PED)   |   Kampala, Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Story Curator

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Teaching, training
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Story Curator will work with our Program Director and Story Corp members to collect and curate traditional Ugandan stories from around the country. The Story Curator will also help transform said stories into the form of Children’s books to be published both in Uganda and the United States in an effort to promote native language literacy and cultural preservation in Uganda. The position is based in Kampala, but may require travel to Story Corp Members locations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields: Literature, Education or related area
  • Leadership experience in management role
  • Superior oral and written communication skills in English
  • Oral and written fluency in as many vernacular languages as possible
  • Computer fluency and understanding of Microsoft and Google Suite is required

How to Apply
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications including and updated CV and cover letter.


Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate collection of stories from regional storycorps
  2. Verify the authenticity of stories collected and accuracy of translations
  3. Shortlist stories for publication
  4. Transform translations into publishable children’s stories written in both vernacular and English copies
  5. Create a separate, culturally relevant activity to include at the end of each publishable story
  6. Coordinating follow-up Sodas and Stories events where books will be launched and podcasts recorded
  7. Coordinate with pre-approved illustrators to obtain a finished product
  8. Identify and interview Storycorps for each region where stories are being collected
  9. Ensure books / activities are aligned with curriculum standards in Uganda and USA


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Teaching, training
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Developing curriculum and teaching guidelines; Storytelling; Mentoring and coaching; Languages; Event management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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