Education Coordinator NGO Career Jobs – Fields of Life Uganda

Job Title:        Education Coordinator
Organization: Fields of Life
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of
About US:
Fields of Life Uganda is a charitable organization that has been
operating in Uganda since 1993. FOL-Uganda services are delivered through a
community and faith based intervention model. We envision a society where
vulnerable and marginalized people’s lives are changed, their communities
transformed and their hope built through our faith-based approach to
development work.
Key Duties and
Education program management
Take lead and participate in the design and
management of education minimum standards, technical frameworks, programs and
activities to ensure planned results and goals are achieved.
Tasked with formulating a multi-year education
strategy, detailed programme activities & working plans; revise and submit
quarterly, bi-annual and annual reviews as required by the line manager.
Evaluate and develop improved techniques for the
management and control of education operations.
Manage and oversee national advocacy efforts in
the area of education in collaboration with other Programme Coordinators.
Design high quality concept notes and proposals
for resource mobilisation calls in education and ensures that education
interventions are informed by and integrated with other programme areas of
Sponsorship, Outreach, Livelihood and WASH.
Liaison and support
Working closely with the Partnership and Liaison
Officer, to establish and maintain effective working relationship with local
government officials, local communities, schools (Directors, Head teachers
SMCs/BOGs), civil society organisations and other influential stakeholders to
promote long term sustainable Education solutions.     4
Represent FOL and contribute to technical and co
– ordination meetings hosted by other Education players as may be required
Participate in commemoration of International and National sector celebration
days and community and school events Liaise and attend meetings with other departments
necessary to perform duties and aid in organizational development. Communicate
accurate and complete information to offices.
Ensure timely responses and follow-up to
education related inquiries
Reporting and Coordination
Build the capacity of officers in report writing
and support them to ensure timely reporting.
Work closely with the Head of Programmes to
ensure that each project receives adequate and regular support supervision from
the Officers.
Produce high quality documentation, including
stories of change, on education interventions aiming at programme modelling,
replication and scaling up.
Facilitate organisational learning in the region
by developing, collecting and disseminating relevant internal and external
programme information on education.
Lead the development of the Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning Framework for Education, develops quality TORs for
evaluations, baselines and research
Consolidate the monthly, quarterly and annual
education reports and share with Head of Programmes and or staff:
Additional responsibilities
Child protection: Adhere to
FOL’s child protection policy and code of conduct.
Risk management: Responsible
for identification and management of Education risks including maintaining an
updated departmental risk register.
Integration: facilitate the
efficient integration of sponsorship, WASH and other programmes into Education
Gender: Mainstream gender in
Education plans and activities and promote a gender sensitive environment
across the department.
Outreach: Support FOL staff,
partners and supported communities including children to get deeper
understanding and appreciation of the role of faith in development.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Education or other humanities with a Post Graduate diploma
in Education.
Possession of a Diploma in Project Planning and
Management or Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage
At least six years’ experience in Education
programme design, implementation, M&E, research and policy, and strategy
Three years’ experience in teaching.
In-depth knowledge of the development sector and
demonstrable knowledge of education programming, especially on Primary
Education, Early Childhood Care, Early Grade Learning interventions, teacher’s
training and participatory school governance.
Extensive knowledge of using Information,
Communication, Technology for Development (ICT4D) methodologies into education
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their updated CVs and cover letters with three work-related referees to the
address or email below:
People Performance Group,
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante,
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to:
NB: Please indicate the
“Education Coordinator” in the subject line of the application E-mail
Deadline: 3rd
November 2017 by 5:00 pm
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