Save the Children Education Technical Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children Education Technical Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children International is currently recruiting Education Consortium Coordinators to be based at the Fort Portal and Arua Field Offices.

Save the Children leads the Uganda NGO Education Consortium, an innovative model for programming education in emergencies. The objective of the Education Consortium is to coordinate and harmonise NGO support to the Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities.

The Education Specialist will provide technical advisory services and complete tasks related to the design and implementation of Save the Children Uganda’s $20,000,000 Basic Education, ECCD and Safe Schools portfolio. The role is designed to support the Head of Education to provide technical and strategic leadership for SC Uganda’s Education Programme and to ensure that all SC Education programmes and projects are of high quality, are relevant and have impact for children, families and communities.

Reporting to the Head of Education, the post holder will support program development, provide technical capacity building to project teams and partners, lead and contribute to MEAL activities, carry-out and support project monitoring and implementation, and represent at and support national and district-level advocacy and coordination activities.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile.


  • Bachelor degree (Education/ECCD) from a recognized institution. A relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • 3 (three years or more) demonstrated experience in the design, implementation and monitoring of education programmes in an international development context.
  • 3 (three years or more) demonstrated experience in teaching and teacher professional development in domestic and/or international contexts.
  • Up to date with recent development in Education sector.
  • Well-developed understanding of key issues in basic education and
    related issues in Uganda
  • Demonstrated skills in needs assessment, monitoring and evaluation, report writing, and proposal development
  • Understanding of child rights principles.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically.
  • Excellent communication skills and well-developed inter-personal and advisory skills, including the demonstrated ability to guide and influence colleagues and others face to face and from a distance.
  • Ability to travel at short notice, occasionally to remote and insecure locations, frequently and extensively (around 40% of time).
  • Ability to work successfully with minimal administrative support
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of and commitment to Save the Children’s mission, values and child rights-based programming approaches.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Education Technical Specialist Jobs in Uganda

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