VVOB Education Advisor Jobs in Uganda

VVOB Education Advisor Jobs in Uganda

VVOB - Education for Development, is a Belgian non-profit organisation that focuses on improving the quality of education.

WOB has its head-quarters in Brussels (Belgium) and is cut molly implementing education programmes in 8 countries in the global South More information about the work of WOB can be found on mom uyiphig

As from May onwards WOB will wan implementing a new programme that focuses on improving the quality of the business, technical and vocational education and training (BTVET) sector in Uganda through strengthening the professional development of Uganda's Agricultural NET instructors via pre-service.

This programme veil be implemented in partnership with the Department of Teacher and instructor Education and Training (TIET): the Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training (8NET) Department of the Ministry of Education and Sports (lAoES): and the National instructois' College Abilonino (NICA) in Loa.

VVOB wishes to establish an office in Kampala and a branch office in Lita. Both offices wit have technical and administrative staff. but all staff Is expected to regulatly travel between these offices, and between the offices and NICA.

WOB is currently hiring for the following positions - national staff:

  • Education Advisor

    Duty Station:
  • 1 position at the VVOB office In Kampala and 1 position at the VVOB Office in Lira

    Start Date:
  • As soon as possible

    Contract Duration:
  • Until 31/12/2021 with possible extension

  • The Education Advisors are responsible for detecting professional development needs of the target groups of the programme and initiate capacity development processes and traleclorres In cooperation with the strategic and operational partners.
  • They will provide technical advice, guidanceand support to parlays and will beactrvety involved in planning, budgeting, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the programme.
  • The Education Advisor based in Kampala will support a multestakeholdet curriculum reform and development process for the Diploma of Instructor in Technical Teacher Education (DITTE) In Agricultural Production for NICA.
  • She/he is furthermore responsible for establishing and maintaining strong relations with TIET and the BTVET Department.
  • The Education Advisor based In Lira will work closely with NICA to further optimize the delivery of the current DITTE in Agricultural Production. with a specific focus on agricultural entrepreneurship education.
  • She/he will also have Specific responsibilities regarding the strengthening of NICKs network of
    practice schools and partners from the agti-entrepreneurship ecosystem.

    Requirements for both positions:
  • Masters' Degree in Education. Development Studies or related field;
  • At least six years' working experience with the Ugandan BTVET education sector, preferably in agricultural BTVET / agricultural educaton;
  • An in-depth understanding at o Systems and practices directed to the professional development of instructors and instructors' educators: o Systems and practices for aligning BNET with the world of work
  • Latest developments and research In the education sector in general and the BTVET sector in particular:
  • Demonstrable experience With capacity development processes In the context of educational institutions
  • Knowledge of and / or experience with equity and gender In education:
  • Knowledge of and / or experience with all pluses of Project Cycle Management (PCM) and the standard instruments used for PCM in the development sector:
  • For the position In Kampala: At least 6 years demonstrable experience with cuoiculum development and facilitating curriculum development processes;
  • FOr the position In Lira: Demonstrable experience With education innovation at the level of curriculum delivery.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 31st March 2019
  • Please send your application by email to Toon.DeBruyn@vvob.be

    Your application should include:

  • In the subject line: Application. name - position forwhich you apply
  • Motivation letter;
  • CV;
  • Salary expectations:
  • 3 reference persons and telephone and email contacts (former and current employers only):
  • Shortlisted candidates are invited for a home assignment on 3rd to 4th April and may be interviewed in Kampala in the week of 8th April
  • Reference checks will be made before a final offer.
  • Please indicate for the duty station you are applying
    Deadline for applications is Sunday Mara 31st..
  • Applications submitted without motivation letter or CV attached will not be reviewed.
  • Due to the volume of applications submitted,only shortened candidates will be contacted.

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