Curriculum Specialist – Local Language Job Placement – National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)

Organisation: National
Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of
Department Primary
About US:
National Curriculum Development Centre is a corporate body under the
Ministry of Education and Sports. It is responsible for inter-alliance
development of curricula and related materials for various level of education
(i.e. Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary), organising capacity building
courses for stakeholders on curricula and matters related to curriculum
development.
Job Summary: The Curriculum
Specialist – Local Language will develop curricula and curriculum related
materials.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Initiates and develops ideas on curricular
    reforms.
  • Develops and prepares subject syllabi,
    teachers’ manuals, texts and other related curriculum materials.
  • The jobholder organizes and conducts
    writing workshops.
  • The incumbent writes, coordinates and
    edits curriculum units developed by the panel and other teachers.
  • Organizes and conducts orientation courses
    for teachers.
  • Popularizes education in the relevant
    subject.
  • Services the subject panel by planning and
    convening meetings, preparing working papers and furnishing the necessary
    data and relevant research reports.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned by the Head of Department.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The Curriculum Specialist – Local Language
    must hold a Master’s degree in
    African languages with a bias in Ugandan languages or linguistics
  • Bachelor’s
    degree in Education or B.A Education with a Local Language as one of the
    subjects Or Bachelors degree in any of Ugandan Languages with a
    qualification in
  • Applicants
    with Primary teaching methods will have an added advantage.
  • At least four years of teaching
    experience.
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Age: Below 50 years
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications with six (6)
copies of: the application letter indicating three (3) referees, a detailed CV,
photocopies of certificates and academic transcripts and submitted to: The
Secretary, NCDC Governing Council, P.O. Box 7002, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 6th October
2017

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