Fresher Project Assistant Job Opportunities – Uganda National Teachers’ Union

Organization: Uganda National
Teachers’ Union
About US:
active as the Uganda Teachers Association (UTA), the Teachers’ Association
renamed itself the Uganda National Teachers’ Union in March 2003 and thereby
complied with the Trade Union Act of 1971. In 2006, these laws were updated
with the Labor Unions Act. UNATU has been recognized as a charitable organization
since 2006. With its 140,000 members, it is the largest and oldest teacher
union in the country
About the project:
Stand Together for Girls’ Education” is a five-year project of the
Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF/FCE) and the Uganda National Teachers’ Union
(UNATU). Simameni, which means “stand up” in Swahili, seeks to
improve access to, participation in, retention and opportunities from quality
publicly funded public education for girls and young women at the secondary
school level in selected communities within the Western and Teso regions of
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Contribute to and
support the planning and implementation of the WNCB project
·       Provide project
administrative support such as periodic reporting, organising meetings and
events, maintaining project documents and reports, and ensure the smooth
running of all project activities.
·       Liaise and maintain a
good working relationship with relevant Government, Civil Society
Organisation’s, stakeholders within the community and other actors relevant to
the successful implementation of the WNCB project
·       Conduct periodic
situational assessments on Child labour within the project areas and thoroughly
document findings and report issues that need treatment attention.
·       Closely follow up on the
progress of children withdrawn from child labour and enrolled in school
Monitoring, evaluation and coordination of the WNCB project activities
·       Write and submit project
progressive reports to UNATU head office Perform other project related duties
as necessary

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Development Studies, Social Sciences or
any other relevant field
·       At least 2 years of
relevant experience with similar work in a reputable and busy Organization
Demonstrated ability and experience in riding a motorcycle
 How to
candidates should submit 3 copies of the application bearing the title and
reference number of the position being applied for to the Office of the General
Secretary, UNATU, at Teachers’ House on Plot 28-30, Bombo Road, Kampala
required includes: A Cover letter, CV, Certified photocopies of academic
transcripts and certificates, National ID, documentary evidence of all
experience claimed, recent passport photograph attached on each application and
reference letters from three different referees, one being a current or most
recent supervisor
Members of UNATU who meet the above listed minimum qualifications and
experiences are encouraged to apply. Female candidates are encouraged to apply
UNATU is interested in candidates with a genuine interest to work with an
organization that defends workers’ rights, teachers’ rights, and education
rights, and that promotes equitable, high-quality, publicly funded public
education for all in Uganda Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If
you have any questions regarding these positions, please contact the General
Secretary, on email at
Deadline:  31st   January
2020 before 5:00pm
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