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FOUNDATION | EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR | UGANDA | MASAKA

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The Cotton On Foundation is passionately driven by our team to create sustainable change in the environment and lives of those in need. The Cotton On Foundation has been working in Uganda since 2007, beginning with a health assistance intervention to the village of Mannya. Work has expanded to Busibo and Namabaale central villages, with potential that the Foundation will continue to work with additional villages in the future.

To learn more about the Cotton On Foundation, head to www.cottononfoundation.org

POSITION PURPOSE

The role of the Education Program Coordinator is to work alongside the community and schools in order to provide sustainable, exemplary education in the schools of Mannya Area Projects. The Education Coordinator will be committed to the Cotton-On Foundation goal of establishing 20,000 Quality educational places by 2020.

The role will promote improved learning environments and community participation in education activities. The role will also monitor and assist COF partner schools to improve the quality and quantity of education provided and also to ensure that the learning and involvement remains collegial, effective and supportive of student and community needs.

The Education Coordinator will also commit to the provision of a quality education by implementing the Quality Education Model. Central and outreach programs will create further opportunities in life for children by;

1.      Being amongst the quality schools in Southern Uganda.

2.      All children having the opportunity to receive a quality primary education (at a minimum).

3.      Providing access to education for students with special needs.

4.      Education Program Coordinators must take it upon themselves to become experts on all areas of Quality Education Model QEM (Wellbeing, Teaching and Learning, Ever better, Leadership and Governance, Culture, Monitoring and Evaluation, Buildings and Resources and Community engagement.)

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE / BACKGROUND

·         Bachelor of Education. Qualifications in Primary or Secondary Education From recognized Universities.

ü  Proven experience of:

ü  Relationship building in  rural schools and communities

ü  Detailed and accurate reporting of performance and achievement

ü  Diverse knowledge in education programming

 

OTHER SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ATTRIBUTES AND PERSONAL QUALITIES

·         Good interpersonal skills, high level of integrity and good moral conduct

·         Excellent written English and computer skills

·         Self-directed and capable of working with minimum supervision

·         Ability to work within tight deadlines for proposal development / reporting

·         Strong commitment to Cotton On Foundation’s cause and values

·         An open personality and acceptance of all races, creeds and cultures

·         Licensed, and willing to travel by motor bike

·         Ability to speak Lugandan will be highly beneficial

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

The candidate must be able to travel and live in the field locations in the rural areas of Southern Uganda

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