Save the Children Programme Officer Education Jobs in Uganda
Save the Children Programme Officer Education Jobs in UgandaProgram Officer Education – NORADAbout us
For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.
Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives.
We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity.
We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.
Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.
In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts.
Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda.
We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.The Job Holder will take responsibility for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Education interventions under NORAD program to improve children’s learning outcomes and development through implementation of the QLE Framework.
The QLE Framework has 4 pillars: Guiding Principle 1 – emotional and psychological needs of all learners;
Guiding Principle 2 – learning environment must protect children’s physical wellbeing; Guiding Principle 3 – learning environment encourages and supports active engagements for learners, child-centered teaching and improved learning outcomes for all learners;
Guiding Principle 4 – parents and local communities are actively involved in planning, decision making and action to improve education.
Qualification and Experience;
Extensive knowledge and experience in application of participatory tools and methodologies in programming.
Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Basic Education and ECCD is an added advantage.
Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
Excellent time management and planning capacity
Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses. Previous experience of project management
Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document.
Please apply online by following this link https://uganda.savethechildren.net/jobs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors.
Important to note:
Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to application that is submitted online.
Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
More information on the open positions can be obtained at any of our offices.
We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.
All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents.
How to Apply
Application closes on 28th December 2018at midnight Uganda time.
For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Programme Officer Education Jobs in Uganda
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