Education Coordinator UK NGO Jobs – PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools)

Job Title:          Education
Coordinator
Organization: PEAS
(Promoting Equality in African Schools)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Head of Programs
About US:
PEAS (Promoting
Equality in African Schools) is a UK based charity/social enterprise with a
mission to ‘expand access to sustainably delivered, quality secondary education
across Africa’. PEAS establishes and operates low-cost secondary schools in
Uganda and Zambia in areas where access to quality secondary education is
limited due to cost and geographical barriers. PEAS’ interventions are built
upon 3 pillars of education impact; Access, Quality and Sustainability. Since
opening its first schools in 2008, the PEAS network has grown to 31 schools,
and we are currently educating over 16,000 students. PEAS Uganda has about 50
staff at the Country Office and over 900 staff working in the network schools.
Job Summary:  The Education Coordinator will report to the
Head of Programs and be part of the program team at Uganda country office. Will
be responsible for leading and supporting the development of teacher training
and key tools for use by and with school staff to drive a greater consistency
and quality of teaching and learning. The role will also involve coordinating
education programs across the three regions which drive the quality and equity
of our schools. The role will work closely with Head of Quality Assurance,
Regional teams and UK Education Technical Team. This is an outstanding
opportunity for an exceptional educationist with a strong understanding of best
practice teacher and school leader development and proven track record in
successfully driving network or school level consistency, teacher and
leadership development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Curriculum and
Assessment
  • Work with the programs team to identify priority areas for
    standardized curriculum and assessment across the network
  • Liaise with schools to develop assessment schedules and materials
    for the network
  • Lead the development of standard schemes of work for 11 key subjects
    for PEAS’ O-Level
  • Support development of teaching innovations such as Curriculum Maps
Coordination and
Management
  • Coordinate the implementation of key projects to drive quality and
    equity, to ensure they are consistently embedded across the network by
    PEAS’ three regional teams
  • Coordinate school resource needs evaluation and utilization across
    the network, particularly Textbooks, Science and computer laboratory
    equipment
  • Coordinate the Programs team to use PEAS’ strong M&E data to
    design school specific interventions, such as the school support strategy
    following examination results each year
  • Coordinate the PEAS’ program, in terms of its demands on school
    leader and teacher time
Design Materials
for Teacher and Leader Development
  • Conduct Professional Development needs assessments for both teachers
    and school leaders
  • Lead and coordinate development of training sessions and supporting
    materials for school leaders
  • Lead development of teacher professional development sessions and
    supporting materials
Documentation and
Reporting
  • Plan and facilitate quarterly meeting to review Education Program
    implementation progress against targets
  • Maintain records of workshops, trainings and meetings conducted
  • Contribute to PEAS’ reporting to donors on a quarterly basis



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must either hold a Bachelor in Teacher Education or a
    Bachelor in Education (Arts or Science) – Secondary  or Bachelor in Educational Psychology or  International equivalent
  • Previous experience working in a very low-cost context and in
    secondary schools
  • At least five years of experience either teaching or managing and
    coordinating education activities, with at least 2 years in a management
    position
  • Contextual Experience: Experience working in Uganda Secondary School
    context or interacting closely with Uganda Secondary school systems,
    understanding of Uganda National Curriculum, Uganda National Examination
    Assessment and Ministry of Education and Sports’ Basic minimum
    requirements for operating secondary schools.
  • Research and study: Academic experience beyond a Bachelors,
    exploring the topics relevant to this role
  • Donor reporting: Experience working with institutional donors and/or
    writing complex reports
  • Partnerships: Experience of working in partnership with other
    education organizations or NGOs to deliver impact for your own
    organization
  • Project Management: A qualification in Project Planning and
    Management.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem solving: Ability to get things done
    and drive progress by focusing on solutions as opposed to problems.
  • Project management: Experience in supporting remote teams and
    individuals to deliver a project in a high quality and timely way
  • Values driven: Demonstrates PEAS values of: Be collaborative not
    competitive, Champion – Empowerment, Be Entrepreneurial, Adopt a Growth
    Mindset, Focus on Lasting Change, Be Honest, and Look at the Evidence.
  • Great people skills: Able to work effectively and collaboratively to
    deliver goals effectively through others.
  • Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Excellent Computer Skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online at the link below
Deadline: 29th March 2019
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