NGO Education Jobs at PEAS Uganda – Coordinator of New Schools (CNS)

Organisation: PEAS
Location: Amuria, Uganda
School Directors (10 Posts), Head Teachers (10 Posts) And 1 Coordinator Of New Schools (CNS) for the schools below;
1.    Amuria District :    Akoromit Ark – PEAS High school
2.    Mayuge District:    Kityerera Ark – PEAS High school
3.    Kumi District :    Mukongoro Ark -PEAS High school, Ngero Ark -PEAS High school,
4.    Ngora District :    Ngora PEAS High school
5.    Sheema District :    Kigarama PEAS High school
6.    Kabarole District:    Kichwamba PEAS High school
7.    Bushenyi District:    Nyabubare PEAS High school
8.    Kasese District:    Bwesumbu PEAS High School, Kithoma PEAS High School
9.    Mubende District:    Forest High School.

Job Summary: The role exists to enhance and support new PEAS school growth. The CNS leads new schools’ community outreach and pre launch operations, and will work frequently with newly recruited school leaders.

Key Duties & Responsibilities among others:

·         Ensure community relations are well managed before, during and after school launch in all new communities
·         Operationalise and guide school leaders to implement the community relations plan.
·         Support new schools to achieve their first year students enrolment targets
·         Work with school leaders to ensure licensing and registration of new schools.
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·         Manage New School leadership to help achieve first year Inspection results
·         Coordinate the placement of leading school directors from within the network to help support young or failing schools through peer to peer mentoring.
·         Support new schools to setup functional Boards of Governors as per MoES requirements.
·         Identify gaps and non compliance with organizational operational systems, procedures and policies and feedback to relevant department heads.
·         Maintain active and healthy connections with other key stakeholders that are important to the development and execution of new schools improvement plan especially district leadership and critical departments i.e., directorate of education at the district
·         Create powerful written internal and external communications relevant to the progress of new schools.
·         Work with the finance teams to support school directors to reduce audit management recommendations
·         Support the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator to embed and sustain standard paper and electronic school based record keeping systems.
·         For each school, review success of community relations plan, strategies successfully employed, enrolment figures and document lessons learned, challenges and strategies that can be adopted to support grappling schools

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Significant experience in community relations work
·         Experience with grassroots education programmes.
·         Demonstrated commitment to secondary school education reform
·         Excellent written and oral communication skills
·         Ability to effectively work under pressure
·         Bachelors Degree in Education, Post graduate Training in Education Management
·         At least 5 years experience in Education management preferred.
How to Apply:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager PEAS Uganda Email: Info-peasuganda@peas.org.uk  Or for post and hand delivered applications.
P. O. Box 23308, Kampala. Uganda.
Specify the District and School name you are applying for in the subject area of your application. Attach only application and CV.
For detailed jobs specification kindly visit the PEAS website (www.peas.org.uk )
Deadline: 4.30pm, Wednesday, 31st October 2012
Interviews to be conducted in the 1st week of November, 2012
Female candidates are encouraged to apply
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