East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EAKC: Principal Curriculum Development Officer Vacancies

East African Community Jobs in Arusha - EAKC: Principal Curriculum Development Officer Vacancies


Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To promote curriculum development to equip citizens with the Kiswahili literary and linguistic skills and knowledge which meets the needs and conforms to the development plans of the Community

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing quality assurance processes, through harmonization of Kiswahili education Programmes, curricula and certification, in order to ensure that teaching and research in the
  • Kiswahili achieve and maintain acceptable standards

  • In collaboration with Partner States, reviewing and harmonizing Kiswahili curricula to keep abreast with new linguistics and literary developments

  • Assisting Partner States to offer quality education for the production of Kiswahili teachers and communicators in all sectors of society

  • Assisting Partner States with specific needs in the development of Kiswahili language

  • Assisting members with their respective personal development and management of Kiswahili institutions and use of resources

  • Assisting governments and other stakeholders with the development of strategies for adequate investment in the promotion of Kiswahili in the Community and beyond

  • Facilitating the development of regional Kiswahili policies for the exchange of staff and students in Kiswahili Institutions and monitor the effectiveness of such policies

  • Identifying Kiswahili training needs including curriculum review, teaching methods, development of instructional materials and research

  • Undertaking relevant studies to facilitate policy development in the specific sectors of the Commission

    Minimum Requirements of the Job:]

    Academic Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Education, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social Administration or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized University

    Work Experience

  • At least ten (10) years of experience, of which five (5) should be at Senior
    Level in a relevant field;

  • Experience in Training, Curriculum and Policy Development;

  • Experience in Program Planning, Implementation, Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong administrative and organizational skills, excellent writing and communication skills in Kiswahili and English and ability to work in a multi- cultural/diverse environment

    Eligibility for applications:

  • Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

    Terms and Conditions of Service:

  • The above position is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once .

  • This position is subject to the application of the Quota System .

    Fringe Benefits:

  • The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

    Education Qualifications:

  • All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State.

  • This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

  • All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

    Relevant Working Experience:

  • Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

    Equal Opportunity:

  • The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

    How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :

    The Secretary General

    East African Community

    P. o Box 1096

    Arusha - Tanzania.

    Tel: +255 27 2162100

    Fax: +255 27 2162190

    E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org

    Website : www.eac.int

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