Digital Materials Specialist NGO Jobs – Education Development Center (EDC)

 

Job Title:    Digital Materials Specialist

Organisation: Education Development Center (EDC)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Education
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.

 

Job Summary:  The Digital Materials Specialist will support
the Materials Development Manager to work with the Early Grade Reading and SRGBV
teams to develop ICT support for teacher training, coaching and supervision
(including audio, video, and interactive media resources) and resources for
community-based and classroom learning in EGR and prevention of SRGBV.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop
ICYD quality standards and field testing protocols for digital materials, in
collaboration with EGR and SRGBV staff and home office STTA;

·       
Support
budgeting for the development and production of audio, visual and tactile
materials for EGR and SRGBV teacher training, monitoring and support
supervision;

·       
Work
with Print Materials Specialist and EGR and SRGBV staff to ensure that digital
materials align and coordinate with print-based materials;

·       
Work
with EGR and SRGBV staff and home office STTA to develop audio, visual and
tactile materials for supporting classroom and community-based EGR instruction
and SRGBV training;

·       
Lead
field testing and quality assurance of audio, visual and tactile materials;

·       
Work
with EGR and SRGBV staff and home office STTA to develop and facilitate user
training for effective use and management of audio, visual and tactile
materials;

·       
Work
with ICYD procurement team to ensure on-time distribution of audio, visual and
tactile materials;

·       
Work
with M&E team to develop tools for monitoring of use and management of
digital materials;

·       
Train
staff and partners to monitor use and management of digital materials in
classroom and community-based EGR instruction and SRGBV training;

·       
Work
with EGR and SRGBV staff to ensure use of feedback on use and management of
digital materials to improve EGR instruction and SRGBV training;

·       
Support
the Materials Development Manager to advocate with MoES and NCDC for provision
of age and grade level appropriate digital materials for supporting EGR
instruction and SRGBV training;

·       
Support
the Private Sector Engagement team to leverage resources to support provision
and expansion of digital materials;

·       
Document
digital materials development, production and distribution processes and the
challenges involved, and

·       
Other
tasks as required in support of project goals.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; an advanced degree
or training in digital resource production is an added advantage.

·       
A minimum
of six years of progressively responsible and directly relevant experience;

·       
Experience
producing digital teaching and learning resources, preferably for EGR
instruction and/or anti-SRGBV campaigns;

·       
Experience
in audio and video production and knowledge of audio and video production
resources and assets in Uganda;

·       
Graphic
design experience (InDesign preferred) and knowledge of market for digital
asset production in Uganda;

·       
Experience
in planning and delivering training, preferably for teachers and community
groups;

·       
Experience
in monitoring use and management of digital materials;

·       
Understanding
of Uganda’s education context, including the role of the National Curriculum
Development Center and MoES in teaching and learning materials development and
production;

·       
Ability
to lead multiple small teams simultaneously;

·       
Ability
to write reports;

·       
Ability
to work in a cross-cultural setting, negotiate diplomatically, and function
well under pressure.

·       
Language:
Fluency in spoken and written
English is a requirement. Some
knowledge of Uganda’s local languages is an added advantage.

 

Note: EDC doesn’t
solicit for money from applicants at any level of the recruitment &
selection process.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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