Several Entry Level Programme Assistant Education Non-profit Job Vacancies – Windle Trust Uganda (WTU)

Organization: Windle Trust
Uganda (WTU)
Funding Source: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Officer Education
About US:
Windle Trust Uganda is Non-profit organization whose primary mission is
to equip refugees and others affected by conflict in Africa to meet the
challenges of development through providing access to education, training, and
employment opportunities by advocacy and direct programme activity. Windle
Trust Uganda has been a leading provider of access to university education,
post-primary education, and vocational training for conflict-affected Africans
since 1996. WTU works in partnership with United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR).
Job Summary: The Programme
Assistant Education will be responsible for Implementing, coordinating,
monitoring and evaluation of Education Management activities. The Education
Programme Assistant will provide adequate and timely professional guidance,
supervision, capacity building and management support to the teachers and
Key Duties and
  • School
    inspection / supervision; create a positive, collaborative
    environment and establish effective working relationships with teachers by
    providing the support, encouragement and resources.
  • Work
    closely with head teachers to ensure that all teachers develop schemes of
    work and lesson plans prior and that the lessons delivered are in
    accordance to the national curriculum.
  • Capacity
    building; Organize and facilitate teachers’ training according to the
    identified gaps. Orient and mentor teachers into the refugee education
  • Child
    protection; Support and promote children’s rights in the schools.
    Protect the safety and wellbeing of pupils, under the policies and
    procedures of child protection.
  • Data
    management; Collect and monitor termly pupils’ enrolment statistics for
    the various schools.
  • Ensure
    that the Head teachers keep records of pupils’ and teachers’ daily
    attendance in all schools.
  • Regularly
    monitor and keep records of school enrolment data, school property like
    textbooks, furniture.
  • Stake
    holder’s engagement; actively participate in coordination forums like
    SMCs/ CMCs, coordination meetings, Education working groups. Ensure that
    all schools have functioning SMCs/CMCs and PTAs.
  • Work
    closely with the District Officials to ensure that the schools meet the
    basic minimum requirements.
  • Reporting;
    submit weekly and Monthly reports to the Education Officer about the
    schools’ progress, gap/needs and any other matters arising.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Windle Trust Uganda Programme Assistant
    Education job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Two
    years of proven experience in effective and efficient management of
    education with high quality outputs.
  • At
    least one year of progressive experience gained within a
    humanitarian NGO is preferred.
  • Excellent
    planning, analytical, conceptual and organizational skills.
  • Ability
    to motivate students to perform maximally and a good team-player.
  • Comprehensive
    knowledge and understanding of Uganda Education systems and rich networks
    with Key District Education officials.
  • Ability
    to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent
    analytical and documentation skills in the management of education
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. working knowledge of computers in MS Office, Excel,
    Word and Power Point.
  • Ability
    and willingness to live, work, travel in fast-paced and difficult
    environment adhering to strict security guidelines.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants should submit their applications including
detailed curriculum vitae, , current salary information, copies of academic
transcripts and certificates, including telephone contact and details of at
least three references addressed to:
Human Resource Manager,
Windle Trust Uganda,
Plot 726, Mawanda Road, Mulago Hill,
P. O. Box 24230 Kampala.  Uganda
Deadline: 6th January

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