Education Advisor – VVOB-Education for Development

Key Duties and Responsibilities
The Education Advisor is responsible for detecting professional development needs of teachers and educational managers, initiate and manage capacity development processes and trajectories in cooperation with the strategic and operational partners, and contribute to the development and implementation of new proposals.
The Education Advisor will further establish and maintain strong relations with strategic partners including the Ministry of Education & Sports and support the facilitation of curriculum development.
In this capacity the advisor will regularly travel within Uganda.
The successful candidate will join a team of advisors comprised of other education advisors, agricultural advisors, and a MEAL advisor, and shall report to the programme manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant must hold a Masters’ Degree in Education, Development Studies or related field;
At least six years’ working experience with the Ugandan education sector;
An in-depth understanding of:
The priorities for strengthening education sector in Uganda, and/of ongoing reform processes.
The systems and practices directed to the professional development of instructors and instructors’ educators;
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 phases of Project Cycle Management (PCM) and the standard instruments used for PCM in the development sector;

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications through email to
Your application should include:
In the subject line: Application: name and position for which you apply
Motivation letter;
Salary expectations;
3 reference persons and telephone and email contacts (former and current employers only);
Shortlisted candidates are invited for a written test (home assignment) and will be interviewed in Kampala in the week beginning October 21. Reference checks will be made before a final offer.
NB: Please note, applications that do not meet the requirements listed above will not be reviewed. Due to the volume of applications submitted, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 13th October 2019