Soccer Without Borders Curriculum Consultant Jobs in Uganda

Soccer Without Borders Curriculum Consultant Jobs in Uganda

Background and Justification

Soccer Without Borders Uganda (SWB), a registered INGO, has been operating in the Nsambya neighborhood of Kampala since 2008.

Working with out-of-school refugee youths, its mission is to use soccer as a vehicle for positive change, social inclusion and English language development.

Its current programming includes a double-shift schedule, morning and afternoon, of English literacy classes (9 classes), youth football training (12 teams) and a girls-only empowerment program every Wednesday.

Our English literacy classes provide each of approximately 300 young learners, between the ages of 5 and 17, with 10 hours of classroom time each week.

There are five levels of classes, ranging from a Beginner Level 1 Class for new students to an Intermediate English Level 5 class.

Initially, the consultant, in consultation with the Program Director and Education Coordinator, will provide a comprehensive evaluation of SWB’s class curriculums, including evaluating the scheme of works and daily lesson plans utilized by teachers, in comparison with 2 comparable NCDC approved curriculums.

Upon completion of this evaluation, the consultant will produce a full report to SWB.

Scope of Work and Objectives.

Under the direction of the Program Director and Education Coordinator, the consultant will:

Section 1

  • Prepare a schedule of work
  • Gather and review relevant materials
  • Conduct in-depth interviews with the respective SWB teachers, managers and beneficiaries
  • Draft an initial analysis of the provided SWB class curriculum and corresponding materials
  • Draft a final report detailing how the SWB curriculum compares to curriculum for similar levels of education, including strengths, weaknesses, similarities, etc.
  • Provide a formal recommendation on how to modify and improve the SWB class curriculum

    Section 2

  • Work with SWB English Instructors and the SWB Education Coordinator to draft updated curriculum and scheme-of-works based on the recommendation given in Section 1
  • Produce a final curriculum and scheme-of-work for each level of SWB English Class

    Work relationships:

  • The consultant shall report to Uganda Program Director and the Education Coordinator. The consultant will also need to work with SWB instructors and coaches throughout the project as well.


    Section 1: November - December

  • Develop work plan for the period with the Education Coordinator and Country Director
  • Review the SWB English Literacy/Numeracy Class Curriculums
  • Review the NCDC approved accelerated education curriculums (provided by SWB)
  • Review the appropriate Primary School curriculums (Ministry of Education) and Adult Literacy curriculums (Ministry of Gender) that relate to SWB programming levels
  • Draft a Q&A for the SWB English Instructors and SWB Level 4 & 5 participants.
  • Draft a report on how the SWB Curriculum compares to the Ugandan and NGO curriculums, including strengths, short-comings and similarities, and detailed recommendations

    Section 2: December - January (Dependent on Final Section 1 Report)

  • Develop work plan for the period with the Education Coordinator and Country Director
  • Produce a final curriculum and scheme-of-work for each level of
    SWB English Class

    Payment Schedule

  • Payment will be made upon successful completion of each Section of the above deliverable.

    Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • University degree in education, education administration or a relevant field
  • At least five (5) years of progressively advanced professional experience, ideally within the Uganda School System and/or an NGO working in the field of Education
  • Proven familiarity with the Uganda School System and its primary school curriculum.
  • Proven familiarity with Refugee Education in Uganda and projects associated with refugee education.
  • Excellent knowledge of English is required, as well as expertise in using MS Word.
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) are a necessity, and proven analytical skills in conceptualizing and developing literature reviews. Strong visual communication experience (such as developing PowerPoint presentation) is preferred.

    Nature of penalty clause in contract

  • If the reports and documents are not submitted according to the deliverables and time frame stated in this TOR, the payments will be withheld.
  • SWB reserves the right to withhold all or a portion of payment if performance is unsatisfactory, if work/outputs is incomplete, not delivered or for failure to meet deadlines.
  • All materials developed will remain the copyright of SWB, and SWB will be free to adapt and modify them in the future.**

    How to apply

  • Interested consultants are invited to express their interest, availability and indicate their requested monthly rate to the following email addresses: Steven Davis (, Jules Mayele ( by 7th November 2018. As part of the application package, please attach a detailed CV with references and a Cover Letter.

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