Head of Teacher Development Job Placement – Cotton On Foundation (COF)

Job Title:       Head of Teacher Development 
Organisation: Cotton On Foundation (COF)
Duty Station: Masaka, Uganda
Reports to: Education Program Manager
About US:
Cotton
On Foundation is the philanthropist arm of the Australian retail company Cotton
On Group and was officially established in 2007. COF share a belief in helping
others and contributing to our community. We are a global citizen; a part of
communities all over the world. We roll our sleeves up and set our sights on
creating a positive and measureable change in the lives of young lives in need.
We are empowering youth to learn more, participate more and understand more.
Job Summary: The Head of Teacher Development will be responsible
for creating premium teaching opportunities and experiences for our teachers;
developing a program that attracts and retains the best teachers that Uganda
has to offer. The incumbent will be employing the expertise of COF Education
Personnel, Ministry Professional Development offerings, and securing the best
training providers in Uganda, the HTD will lead our teachers into new and
exciting learning and teaching pedagogy. The jobholder will also use SUITS to provide
a challenging, innovative opportunity for the HTD to support empowerment of
teachers around decisions relating to their professional, personal, social and
financial development. The incumbent will work in close collaboration with PoP,
and the Education Specialist set up and functioning of an elite Teacher
Mentoring project designed to inspire and elevate expectations and performance in
our most gifted teachers.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree
    qualification in Education. Possession of a Master’s degree is an added
    advantage
  • Proven experience of relationship building in
    an Educational Environment
  • Detailed and accurate reporting of
    performance and achievement
  • Designing and implementing programs and
    schedules
  • Strong organization and time management
    skills
  • Skilled in teacher development programs
  • Diverse knowledge in education programming
  • Excellent written English and computer skills
  • Dealings with high profile personnel
  • Excellent knowledge of teachers development
    programming in the rural areas of Uganda
  • Good interpersonal skills, high level of
    integrity and good moral conduct
  • Good conceptual and analytical skills
  • Self-directed and capable of working with
    minimum supervision
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines for
    proposal development / reporting
  • Exhibit commitment to Cotton On Foundation’s cause
    and values
  • An open personality and acceptance of all
    races, creeds and cultures
  • Licensed, and willing, to travel by motor
    bike
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should express their interest to
the Human Resource Department Cotton ON Foundation Uganda, Plot 6, Joseph
Nsingisira Road, Masaka Municipality, P.O. Box 1494 Masaka, Uganda.
Email to: RSA-recruitmentadmin@cotton.com
Deadline: 5th August 2016
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