Fresher US Non-profit Lead Teacher Jobs – Pangea Educational Development (PED)

Job Title:   Lead Teacher
Organisation: Pangea Educational Development (PED)
Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Program Director
About US:
Educational Development (PED) is a US founded non-profit organization dedicated
to empowering schools and unifying communities through sustainable education.
PED believes in the liberating power and opportunities provided by a quality
education. Our model was developed to empower schools to improve their own
educating circumstances: the school environment, livelihoods of teachers, and
access for under resourced students and to do so in a way that is sustainable.
Job Summary: The Lead Teacher will work alongside teachers from
our four partner schools in Uganda and within their communities. The Lead
Teacher will work at the forefront of our professional development program,
working with teachers at all levels to grow their teaching techniques in new
and innovative ways by creating and implementing professional development
sessions as well as visiting teacher classrooms to observe practices. The Lead
teacher will both administer and develop programming for PED’s Community Center
that works directly with students and community members.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Lead Teacher is in charge of developing
    and facilitating our teacher training program. They will work in
    collaboration with the US staff to define, create and implement
    strategies, using the most current effective educational strategies for
    the design, implementation and evaluation of programs that facilitate
    professional development and continuous learning for all employees.
    Program focuses include literacy instruction, numeracy instruction and
    assessing students to identify academic interventions.
  • Carrying out continuous follow ups and
    observations outside of formal trainings
  • Working closely with the CEO to develop,
    administer and analyze student and teacher assessments.
  • Develop and administer literacy and computer
    literacy programs
  • Supporting the Program Director with
    additional program development as needed
  • Identifying and assisting with the
    applications for grant opportunities for professional development programs
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Education.
  • At least two years teaching experience is
  • Broad knowledge in literacy instruction is required
  • Prior leadership experience in the
    educational sector is required
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
    in English
  • Prior grant writing experience is desired
  • Demonstrates a passion and incorporation of
    progressive and innovative teaching techniques 
  • Computer fluency and understanding of
    multiple educational technology platforms
Personal Qualities:  
  • We are seeking an individual whose dedication
    to the value of an education matches our own.
  • We are seeking an individual who has a heart
    of empowering our partner schools and communities we serve.
  • We are seeking an individual who is willing
    to work odd and sometimes long, exhaustive hours to do what is right and
    not just what is easy or will suffice.
  • We are seeking an individual who can laugh as
    hard as they can work.
  • We are seeking an individual who is not just
    looking for a job, but an avenue to pursue their passion.
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit an updated CV and cover
letter to
Deadline: 12th August 2016

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