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Basic Education Technical Lead, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-13
Expires 2024-07-12
ID #2210080118
Basic Education Technical Lead, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified June 28, 2024


RESPONSIBILITIES Provide oversight to all basic education program interventions to ensure quality of TLC’s basic education interventions across the program, including supporting project staff (from JSI/WE and partners) to understand Teaching at the Right Level (Ta RL) and TI approaches; Integrate evidence-based strategies in technical, operational, and/or Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) activities from JSI/WE and consortium partners; Review project work plans, designing all basic education activities that target learners and teachers, including age- and developmentally-appropriate activities, and activities that are responsive to and target marginalized youth; Coordinate effective partnerships with the Ugandan Ministry of Education and Sports (Mo ES) and other partners at the local, district, and national level; Strengthen the capacity of staff, partners, and stakeholders to integrate gender equity, UDL, SEL and other social inclusion considerations into intervention design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation; Support the MEL team in reviewing indicators, setting targets, planning for data collection, analysis, and reporting, and setting priorities around learning outcomes; Support the development of quarterly and annual project reports and internal documentation as required; Disseminate lessons learned among program staff and stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education, gender studies, youth development, international studies, sociology, or social sciences is required.

Master’s degree or equivalent preferred; At least 8-10 years of consecutive proven work experience in managing and providing technical leadership in large, complex projects in education, youth development, gender and social inclusion and/or integrated cross-sectoral programs: USAID experience preferred; Familiarity with Teaching at the Right Level and (other) evidence based assessment and remediation strategies in- and outside of schools.

Demonstrated experience and familiarity with the Ugandan primary education curriculum, continuous and summative assessment design, and program adaptation to achieve results; Solid contextual knowledge of barriers to primary education in Uganda; Demonstrated experience conducting gender and/or youth analysis, including qualitative data collection; Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to build personal relationships with staff, donor partners, and government stakeholders at all levels in a culturally sensitive manner; Program/project management experience working with rural, underserved populations; Demonstrated experience developing community engagement strategies and approaches, and building the capacity of staff and partners to operationalize these; Effective oral and written communication skills to make formal and informal presentations and compose professional and analytical reports and program documents in English.

Ugandan nationals strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Basic education technical lead

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