Education Development Center ( EDC) Print Materials Specialist Kampala Jobs in Uganda

Education Development Center ( EDC) Print Materials Specialist Kampala Jobs in Uganda


Job Description

  • The Print Materials Specialist will support the Materials Development Manager to work with the Early Grade Reading and SRGBV teams to produce print-based teaching and learning materials for teacher training, coaching, and literacy tutoring and to identify open-source supplementary materials for EGR.

    Responsibilities

    As a member of the project team the Print Materials Specialist will:

  • Collaborate with home office STTA to advise the Early Grade Reading and SRGBV teams and NCDC partners on current best practice in the production and use of print-based teaching, learning, and training materials;

  • Support budgeting for the development and production of print-based teacher training and coaching materials for EGR and SRGBV and of supplementary reading materials for the early grades (P1-P4);

  • Develop a menu of open-source supplementary reading materials for the early grades (P1-P4);

  • Support the presentation of revised EGR and SRGBV materials and the menu of open-source EGR supplementary reading materials for NCDC’s approvals;

  • Facilitate NCDC writing panels in the revision of existing print-based SRGBV and EGR supplementary materials;

  • Lead field testing of revised EGR and SRGBV materials in partnership with NCDC;

  • Work with the M&E team and NCDC to develop a quality assurance process and field-testing protocol for revised EGR and SRGBV reading materials;

  • Work with Digital Materials Specialist to ensure alignment and coordination of print and digital resources for students, teachers, and communities;

  • Support EGR and SRGBV staff in developing and delivering training on the use and maintenance of print materials;

  • Facilitate the proofing of dummies for the printing of revised SRGBV and EGR materials;

  • Assist procurement team in development of RFPs and review of bids for printing and distribution of print-based materials;

  • Coordinate with procurement team on warehousing and timely distribution of print-based materials following their delivery by printers;

  • Coordinate
    with Private Sector Engagement staff to leverage resources to print and distribute supplementary EGR materials;

  • Facilitate documentation of the print-based materials development, production and distribution processes and the challenges involved, and

  • Other tasks as required in support of project goals.

    Qualifications

  • The candidate for the position of Print Materials Specialist shall have at a minimum the following qualifications:

    Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; an advanced degree and/or training in instructional resources development and production is an added advantage.

    Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible and directly relevant experience;

  • Experience in InDesign and in management of production processes using InDesign;

  • Experience producing print-based student learning materials, teacher training and coaching resources, and/or materials for anti-SRGBV campaigns;

  • Experience testing and/or evaluating print materials for the classroom and the community;
    Experience planning and delivering training for teachers and community groups;

  • Understanding of Uganda’s education context, particularly the role of NCDC in materials design, development, and oversight;

  • Ability to lead multiple small teams working 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 required.

  • Knowledge of Uganda’s Local Languages is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Education Development Center ( EDC) Print Materials Specialist Kampala Jobs in Uganda


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