Pedagogical Didactical Officer Job Opportunities – Edukans

Job Title:         Pedagogical Didactical Officer
Organisation: Edukans
Duty Station: Uganda
Salary: €1200 (Euro) to
€1500 (Euro) monthly
About US:
Edukans provides
market-oriented vocational training to empower young people: youngsters learn
the social, business and technical skills they need to increase their
employability and chances of making a living. Market-oriented skills training
needs to be customized with input from the labour market, the trainee and the
training provider. To achieve success, it is essential to link all three
Job Summary: The Pedagogical
Didactical Officer will be responsible for the effective development and
implementation of the agricultural vocational skills component of the project
and will be accountable to the project coordinator. Edukans will provide
technical and operational support.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Project Implementation:
  • Support
    the development of the operational plans of the project, and Agricultural
    Technical Vocational Education and Training (ATVET) providers.
  • Co-development
    of a self-supportive and replicable model for practical, informal,
    community based learning.
  • Improve
    the pedagogical didactical quality of the existing ATVETs and informal
  • Train
    teachers and trainers on active teaching and learning
  • (Further)
    develop tools and methodologies (also for illiterate people)
Project Monitoring:
  • Support
    the collection, analysis and management of data/knowledge related to
    quality progress and to provide recommendations for ongoing improvements.
  • Signaling
    issues that need improvement and take action accordingly;
  • Ensure
    accurate and timely reporting as requested by the line manager
  • Administration
    / budget keeping of skills component and individual projects
 Communication and coordination:
  • Close
    coordination and frequent communication with the line manager and Edukans
  • Develop
    and maintain transparent and honest communication and relationships.
  • Perform
    other duties as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Pedagogy,
    Vocational Education, Adult/illiterate Education or related field.
  • Four
    years of experience in pedagogical didactical quality improvement of
    VET/ATVET programs.
  • Preferably
    experience with education for illiterate people.
  • Proven
    experience on training, preferably on training of trainers.
  • Knowledge
    of and experience with Project Cycle Management.
  • Strong
    knowledge of MS Office.
  • With
    preference work experience in Northern Uganda .
  • Experience
    with Agriculture is an asset.
  • Strong
    knowledge of English, spoken and written. Knowledge of local language is
    an added advantage
  • Strong
    inter-personal, communication, cultural and diplomatic skills.
  • Good
    team player.
  • Transparent.
  • Able
    to multi-task, set priorities, and work under tight deadlines.
  • Willing
    to travel (national, Africa, Europe), appr. 8 times a year.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications (including CV and contact details of 3 referees) to
The Country Representative,
Edukans Kenya office
P.O Box 51874 – 00100
Off Agwings Kodhek Road
Mtoni Court No 9, Kilimani,
Email to:
NB: Please
indicate clearly the position you are applying for in the subject email and in
your cover letter. Also include your Skype address. Selected candidates will be
invited for an interview through Skype to be held after the 15th of January,
Deadline:  10th
January 2018
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