Education Advisor Belgian NGO Job Vacancies – VVOB – Education for Development


Job Title:     Education
Advisor
Organization: VVOB – Education for
Development
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Gross monthly Salary
Scale
:
From UGX 6,830,095 to 9,397,457 dependent on years of experience

About US:
VVOB
– education for development, is a non-profit organisation that focuses on
improving the quality of education. VVOB has its headquarters in Brussels
(Belgium) and is currently implementing education programmes in ten partner
countries. VVOB became operational in Uganda in 2019.



About Project:

From
1 June 2019 onwards, VVOB started implementing a new programme that focuses on
improving the quality of Agricultural Education and Training in Uganda through
strengthening the professional development of Uganda’s Agricultural Technical
Vocational Education and Training (TVET) instructors and agricultural O-level
teachers via pre-service training. This programme is implemented in partnership
with the Department of Teacher and Instructor Education and Training (TIET);
the Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) Department
of the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES); the National Teacher’s Colleges
(NTCs) of Mubende and Unyama, and the National instructors’ College
Abilonino (NICA)in Kole District.

 Job
Summary:
 The Education Advisor,
together with other advisors is responsible for detecting professional
development needs of the target groups of the programme and initiate capacity
development processes and trajectories in cooperation with the strategic and
operational partners. They provide technical advice, guidance and support to
partners and are actively involved in planning, budgeting. implementing,
monitoring and evaluating the programme.
The
Education Advisor based in Gulu supports a multi-stakeholder capacity
development process for pre-service training of instructors and secondary
school teachers. S/he is furthermore responsible for establishing and
maintaining strong relations with the partner institutions.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must
hold a  Masters’ Degree in Education,
Development Studies or related field, or equivalent through experience;
·       Demonstrable experience
with practical and innovative learning approaches;
·       At least six years‘
working experience with the Ugandan education sector, preferably in
agricultural BTVET / agricultural education;
·       An in—depth
understanding of:
·       Systems and practices
directed to the professional development of instructors and instructors’
educators;
·       Systems and practices
for aligning Agricultural Education and Training with the world of work
·       Latest developments and
research in the education sector in general and the BTVETI AET sector in
particular:
·       Demonstrable experience
with capacity development processes in the context of educational institutions:
·       Knowledge of and/or
experience with equity land gender in education;
·       Knowledge of and / or
experience with all phases of Project Cycle Management (PCM) and the standard
instruments used for PCM in the development sector

How to Apply:
All
interested candidates Please send your application by email in Uganda@vvob.be
Your
application should include
·       In the subject line:
Application: name position for which you apply
·       Motivation letter(PDF,
attached);
·       CV, including 3
reference persons and email contacts (former and current employers only) (PDF,
attached);
·       Salary expectations(PDF,
attached)

Shortlisted
candidates are invited for a written test (home assignment), and selected
candidates will be invited for interview. Reference checks will be made before
a final offer.
Please
note, applications submitted without motivation letter or CV attached will not
be reviewed. Due to the volume of applications submitted, only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 21st  February 2020

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