Instructional Coach Associate US Non-profit Education Jobs – Pangea Educational Development (PED)

Organisation: Pangea
Educational Development (PED)
Duty Station:  Fort
Portal, Kabarole, Uganda
Reports to: Program
Director
About US:
Pangea 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 Instructional
Coach Associate will work alongside the teachers from our partner schools and
communities in Kabarole out of our newly created Community Centre in Fort
Portal. The Instructional Coach Associate will work with the Instructional
Coach 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 Instructional Coach Associate
will both administer and develop programming for PED’s Community Center in partnership
with our partner Big Spit that will work directly with students and community members.
The position is based out of Fort Portal, but may require infrequent travels to
PED Quarters in Kampala.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The
    Instructional Coach Associate with the support of the Instructional Coach
    is in charge of facilitating our teacher training program. Program focuses
    include literacy instruction, numeracy instruction and assessing students
    to identify academic interventions.
  • Conducting
    ongoing relationships and observations of teachers outside of formal trainings
  • Working
    closely with the Instructional Coach to develop, administer and analyze
    student and teacher assessments.
  • Develop
    and administer literacy programs with the support of the Instructional
    Coach
Secondary Responsibilities:
  • Supporting
    the Program Director with additional program development as needed
  • Develop
    and implement strategies to engage target community members in center activities
  • Facilitate
    programming and maintain facilities at the Community Center
  • Collect
    data regarding client profiles, program attendance and programmatic data
    points as requested by Program Director



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the following
    fields: Education Primary
  • At
    least two years of teaching experience is required
  • Superior
    knowledge in literacy instruction is required
  • Leadership
    experience in the educational sector required
  • Superior
    oral and written communication skills in English
  • Demonstrates
    a passion and incorporation of progressive and innovative teaching techniques
  •  Computer fluency and understanding of
    multiple educational technology platforms
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications including and
updated CV and cover letter to: nathan.okiror@pangeaeducation.org
Deadline:  26th January 2018
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