Learning Support Coordinator Career Opportunity – Aga Khan Education Services (AKES)

Organisation: Aga Khan
Education Services (AKES)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Job Ref No: HR/017/08/16
About AES:
Aga Khan Education Services (AKES) currently operates over 200 schools
and advanced educational programmes that provide quality pre-school, primary,
secondary, and higher secondary education services to students in Pakistan,
India, Bangladesh, Kenya, the Kyrgyz Republic, Uganda, Tanzania, and Tajikistan.
AKESU operates all through schools from Pre-School to High School and offers
the British National Curriculum (BNC), CIE International General Certificate of
Secondary Education (IGCSE), International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
(IBDP) and the Uganda National Examination (UNEB) curriculum.
Job Summary: The Learning
Support Coordinator will provide Learning Support leadership to AKES – EA
schools; facilitating the development of policy, systems and support and
training for teachers to differentiate learning according to needs and support
students who require either short or long term assistance with their learning.
The incumbent will work closely with school leaders and teachers across AKES
schools in East Africa to effectively model, team-teach, provide feedback and
coach to improve pedagogy with a particular focus on students who require
learning assistance.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of the development of a robust
    learning support policy
  • Responsible for the implementation of a LS
    policy together with a seamless monitoring and feedback system
  • Establish teacher professional learning
    and support mechanisms which result in more differentiated teaching
  • Active Learning Support Community of
    Practice (LCP) developed at AKES-EA
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of
    Education. Possession of a Masters in Education would be desirable        
  • Qualifications/ Experience in Special
    Needs Education
  • At least five years of continuous
    experience in Special Needs teaching
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the legal
    aspects of educational management especially the Education Acts in East
    Africa
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in
    Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and
    demonstrated ability to work in a team
  • Proven consistency in work performance.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send a letter of application (indicating the job
reference number HR/017/08/16 in the subject line), describing experience,
along with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of education certificates and
contact information of three confidential professional referees, including
current Line Manager. It should be addressed to Aga Khan Education Service,
Uganda and should be sent via e-mail to recruitment@akesu.org or mail to P.O.
Box. 6837, Kampala. Uganda. Please ensure you include an email address, a
telephone contact and Skype I.D.
Deadline: 21st August
2016
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