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Teacher Educator – Gender and Inclusive Education Specialist (IA)- uganda

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Teaching, training
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

In collaboration with Moroto District Education Office, build capacity of local government and schools to create an inclusive education environment where children, especially girls, can attend, stay in school longer and receive quality education


District level engagement

  1. In collaboration with the District Education office, support the district planning process especially at sub-county and district level to ensure that challenges affecting girls education are well articulated in the plans and are apportioned a budget
  2. In collaboration with the District Education office, derive operational work plans for education department from the District Development Plan (DDP) that include focus on addressing challenges and barriers affecting girls education
  3. Provide technical support and advice to District Education Office, working in direct collaboration and leadership of the District Education Officer. Work with school inspectors as counterparts and other stakeholders to improve their capacity to promote and develop inclusive education strategies that directly impact on improvement of quality of education for girls and boys
  4. Working alongside the district education staff, train and mentor sub-county and school leadership members in inclusive education they may include ( Sub-county Chief, Secretary education, sub-county  counsellors, Head teachers, teachers, PTA & SMC)
  5. Strengthen the capacity of local CBOs to reduce the negative attitude towards education of marginalised categories of children e.g. girls, children with disability, orphans and other vulnerable children, boy pastoralists etc.
  6. In collaboration with  district counterparts Implement and monitor agreed education operational work plan implementation and report on achievements on quarterly basis
  7. Plan and organize school support supervision visits to oversee inclusive teaching quality
  8. Document and disseminate project’s best practices, challenges and lessons learnt
  9. Work in close collaboration with other VSO volunteers, particularly the community development specialists and education researchers 
VSO Uganda/Global level engagement
  1. Participate in VSO coordinated activities with other partners and other stakeholders
  2. Prepare quarterly work plans, requisitions and reports
  3. Attend and participate in quarterly planning and coordination review meetings
  4. Prepare for quarterly placement reviews with the programme manager and/or officer at placement location or at VSO quarterly meetings
  5. Participate in other VSO activities local and international as may be necessary e.g. VSO-led monitoring and evaluation , participating in specific working groups

Ireland level engagement
  1. Help raise awareness among the Irish public about the role of Irish volunteers in development, the sustainable impact they have and other positive benefits volunteering can bring to the countries where Ireland works
  2. Help raise awareness among professionals, particularly in the health and education sectors in Ireland, on volunteering for development opportunities, and motivate to pursue them

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Teaching, training
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Operative planning; Partnerships; Developing curriculum and teaching guidelines; Capacity planning; Training program planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

VSO Jitolee

Non-profit, social work

VSO Jitolee is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

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