Senior Environment Education Officer Job Placement – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Environment Education Coordinator
Job Ref: NEMA/ADV/EXT/01/2019
About US:
The National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA) was established under the National
Environment Act Cap. 153 to promote and ensure sound environmental management
practices for sustainable development in Uganda.
Job Summary:   The Senior Environment Education Officer will
support environment education for sustainable development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan and execute environment education /
    education for sustainable development programmes programs in secondary
    schools,
  • Plan and develop environment management
    training programs for in- service teachers;
  • Work closely with relevant local
    government staff in environment education programming;
  • Train teachers and other people (Trainer
    of Trainers) in innovative ways of integrating environmental issues in
    their teaching and learning practices;
  • Organize school environment education
    competitions and awareness campaigns;
  • Inspect and mentor educators for good
    environment management practices and compliance;
  • Coordinate and monitor the environment
    and education for sustainable development activities in schools;
  • Liaise and develop partnerships with and
    coordinate Community Based Organizations and Non-Governmental
    Organizations engaged in education to facilitate environment education in
    schools;
  • Develop, monitor and implement national
    strategies for formal environment education;
  • Conduct environment compliance
    inspections in schools, monitor and advise education institutions on
    environment education practices;
  • Undertake environment and audit reviews;
    and
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned. 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in any of the following fields: Education, Adult and Community
    Education.
  • Master’s degree in any of the above;
  • Other relevant fields like Environmental
    Science, Public Health and Development Studies are added advantage.
  • At least (5) five years’ of professional
    experience in teaching including: Programme/ Curriculum Development,
    education management, community based education program delivery, 2 of
    which must have been school environment education programme activities.
  • Skills in innovative approaches to
    teaching and learning
  • Leadership and mentoring skills;
  • Strong organizational and planning
    skills;
  • Good team building and management
    skills;
  • Proven capacity to work with minimum
    supervision;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Good communication and interpersonal
    skills;
  • Good reporting skills;
  • Proven knowledge of tertiary education
    systems;
  • Good partnership and networking skills;
  • Good negotiation skills; and
  • Good research skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their hand written applications
together with copies of certificates/ testimonials and detailed curriculum
vitae indicating three professional referees addressed to:-
The Executive
Director,
National Environment
Management Authority (NEMA),
NEMA House, Plot
17/19/21 Jinja Road,
P.O. Box 22255,
Kampala. Uganda
E- mail to:
recruitment@nema.go.ug
Deadline: 11th March 2019
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