Early Grade Reading (EGR) Manager USAID Project Jobs – Education Development Center (EDC)


Job Title:        Early Grade Reading (EGR)

Education Development Center (EDC)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions
to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a
focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.  Since 1958, we
have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and
innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.


About USAID Project:

The goal of the
five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity
is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive
the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive


Job Summary:  The Early Grade Reading (EGR) Manager will manage
the adaptation and dissemination of reading materials (in both English and
Local Languages), teacher training and coaching, teacher incentive programming,
EGR communications with MoES, and EGR data use for planning in coordination
with the technical team, monitoring and evaluation team, communications team,
EDC home office technical advisors, and MoES. The EGR Manager will oversee and
guide the technical work of the EGR Officers in the five ICYD zones. S/he reports
to the Senior Technical Advisor-Education and works closely with the Materials
Development Manager and Pre-Service Advisor to guide the technical direction
for Early Grade Reading under the ICYD Activity. This is a Full-timey position
based in Kampala, Uganda.


Qualifications, Skills and

applicant must hold a Master’s degree in a field relevant to education with a
specialty in early grade reading or another pedagogically-oriented specialty

minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible technical experience on early
grade reading programs in both English and Local Language;

in policy for Early-grade reading reform highly desired;

with USAID-funded projects preferred.

written and verbal communication skills in English

with internationally-funded projects

experience working in Uganda.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 2nd
October 2020


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