KOICA Project Vacancies – Program Assistant / Facilitator at HoE (Hope is Education)

Job Title:    Program Assistant / Facilitator

Organisation: HoE (Hope
is Education)
Funding Source: Korea
International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
Duty Station: Gulu,
Uganda
About US:
HoE (Hope is Education) is an
International Non-profit Organisation based in South Korea focusing on the
educational development. We believe that the quality of Education cannot exceed
the quality of teachers therefore our primary interest is on supporting
teachers thus building their capacity as educators. With our headquarters
located in Seoul, we are about to launch a new project in Gulu, Uganda. The
focus of our project is on primary teachers’ instructional capacity building in
literacy and numeracy.
Job Summary:  The Program Assistant / Facilitator will help
in the promotion of quality education through school-based learning community
of teachers. The incumbent will be responsible for executing / supporting
program activities for our project under the supervision of regional program
manager.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    participate in regular meetings with District Education Office, Gulu Core
    Primary Teachers’ College and TLS(Teaching and Learning Support) team.
  • Regularly
    visit pilot schools regularly, support SLC (School-based Learning
    Community) and have meetings with headteachers and teachers.
  • Organise
    in-service teacher trainings (workshop, seminar, etc) throughout the year.
  • Build,
    forge and network between District Education Office and TLS team and
    promote the capacity building project in Ugandan education field
  • Collect
    and analyse monitoring data and summarise findings in monitoring reports.
  • Technically
    support Korean TLS team members and visiting teachers from Korea to adapt
    to the local environment; and
  • Perform
    other duties and tasks as may be assigned from time to time at the request
    of the organisation’s management. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Teacher
    Education from a recognised institution.
  • A
    minimum of three or more years of professional experience in educating /
    training primary school teachers.
  • Comprehensive
    knowledge and understanding of primary education curriculum and methodology.
  • Good
    understanding of Ugandan education system.
  • Professional
    experience in using ICT.
  • Exceptional
    research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent
    monitoring and report writing skills.
  • Excellent
    communication skills, in particular ability to summarise complex information
    in an accessible manner
  • Creative,
    innovative thinking and the ability to adapt quickly are desirable traits.
How to Apply: 
All candidates who are suitably
qualified and interested should send cover letters with detailed CVs indicating
three professional referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors
and send to HoE via email to:  hoe.uganda@hoe.or.kr
Deadline:  2nd
February, 2015.

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