Education Specialist Job Vacancy at Peace Corps in Uganda

Job Title: Education Specialist - Based in Kampala

Background:  Education Volunteers are assigned to government and non-government colleges and schools who partner to enable Volunteers to provide capacity building in Education.
Purpose of Position. This position is aimed at providing assistance and support to an education programming and training team to support primary school pre-service and in-service teacher training and other related education efforts as part of a national-level technical effort by  Peace Corps. 

Key Responsibilities:
• Coordinates with Education team regarding development and  management of Peace Corps’s education activities.
• Compile program reports for PC/Uganda, USAID/Uganda and PC/HQ to demonstrate the use and impact of PC/Uganda’s contributions to education in Uganda.
• Assist to develop over 40 Volunteer work sites with colleges and schools throughout Uganda and provide technical resource information and technical training and coaching to Volunteers and their counterparts, including monitoring their work.
• Supports Volunteers to be prepared through training activities before and during service.
• Co-develops an Education Project Advisory Committee.
Qualifications and Experience:
• Education: Bachelor of Science in Education;
• Experience of at least three years teaching experience at the primary school level and three years as a Registered Tutor of the Ugandan MOES. 
• Preferred experience: One year with relevant non-profit organizations or private businesses.
• Peace Corps Uganda is looking for a dynamic and experience professional in the education field to fill the Education Specialist position. The applicant should have the passion and creative drive to join this project technically supporting over 40 Volunteers.
• Ability to work independently with little supervision; good organization and time management skills; willingness to take the initiative; teamwork skills, strong service attitude; personal integrity; strong cross-cultural skills; strong interpersonal skills

All submissions should be electronic.
Please submit a Word formatted letter of interest and resume and names and contact information for three references to Clearly indicate the position applied for on the subject line of the cover email: “Feed The Future Coordinator”– and specify the preferred location: “Kampala”, or “Mbarara” or “Gulu.”  Submitted documents become the property of the Peace Corps and will not be returned.  You will be contacted ONLY if you are deemed qualified and invited for an interview. If called for an interview, you will be expected to bring a reference letter from your area Local Council (LC1). 

Deadline: 21/08/2013


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