USAID RTI International Project Vacancies – Teacher Trainer

Job Title:   Teacher Trainer
Organisation: RTI International
Funding Source: U.S. Agency for International Development
(USAID)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:  Reading
Specialist
About RTI:
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes,
dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.
Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to
governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and
pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced
technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and
the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
About USAID Project:
RTI’s International Education Division is supporting education
development around the world by strengthening education policy, management and
practice in order to achieve measurable improvement in teaching and learning.
From our well-established reputation in education system strengthening, to
innovative work in early grade assessment and learning, RTI is improving
education quality, relevance and efficiency through implementation of projects
funded by USAID, DFID, Australian Aid and other donors and clients. RTI
International is implementing the Uganda Literacy Achievement and Retention
Activity Project (2015-2020).
Job Summary: The USAID Project Teacher Trainer will coordinate
the teacher training across the different levels in support of project implementation.
The incumbent will work closely with the Reading Specialist to design and
implement the program’s teacher training for both pre- and in-service teacher
training efforts. The Teacher Trainers will be responsible for ensuring the
training unfolds as planned in target districts by conducting regular support
visits to target schools. They will be providing ongoing support to district
coordinators and literacy trainers working in target districts. They may also
attend tutor training and support literacy trainers directly using available
technology.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Teacher
    Trainer job should hold a Master’s degree in education with a minimum of
    nine years’ experience developing and coordinating teacher training
    activities and inputs or Bachelor’s degree and 12 years’ experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of education system in
    Uganda, with a proven ability as a facilitator/trainer and manager.
  • Excellent communication skills in English,
    with a track record of producing well written reports to deadlines
  • Ability and experience managing and
    monitoring budgets.
  • Past USAID education project
    implementation experience is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their
updated CVs and cover letters to: internationaledu@rti.org.
Please clearly indicate the position title in the subject of the E-mail.
Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short listed
applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 30th April, 2015
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