Education Specialist

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Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted February 12, 2024
Category Management
Currency UGX


Supports Country Office Program Manager in developing education focused & integrated project proposals and concept notes for new projects.
Identifies and develops new partnerships with education-focused NGOs, Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and communities.
In coordination with Country Office Program Manager, the Gender Specialist and program staff ensures that issues of gender equality, inclusion, child protection and safeguarding, accountability, risk and vulnerability are addressed and monitored throughout all education programs.
Leads in developing curricula and resources for basic education programs (preprimary and primary) as needed, working in collaboration with the Global Training and Capacity Building Specialist.
Builds networks with other Education Specialists in the region to support crosslearning with other RTP country programs in the region.
Stays abreast of new developments and opportunities to develop new initiatives to improve education outcomes for children in the country.
Provides technical leadership on the procurement and/or development of appropriate teaching and learning materials, training manuals and education resources.
Develops and promotes support-materials for incorporating activity based learning methods for teachers.
In close coordination with the Training Officer, conducts needs assessments in support of designing training for education departments, teachers and Education District Officers, and RTP strategic and implementing partners, where applicable.
Works closely with teacher training and curriculum development institutions to integrate RTP methodology into curriculum, text books and class room teaching.
Regularly develops lessons learned and best practices and shares them with the programs team, and stakeholders, ensuring that program lessons are being used to promote improved program delivery.
Collaborates with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist/Officer (MELS/O) to develop appropriate systems, tools and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of education programs.

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