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Friday 2 May 2014

Education Specialists - Promoting Equality in African Schools

Vacancy:  Education Specialists (3 Vacancies)
 Recruiting Organisation: Promoting Equality in African Schools (PEAS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Bushenyi and Soroti,
Country Uganda
Reports to: PEAS Education Department

About PEAS:
PEAS (www. peas.org.uk) is a dynamic charity with a mission 'to unlock the potential of Africa by expanding access to affordable quality secondary education'. To do this, we build and manage the fastest growing network of sustainably financed secondary schools in Africa. PEAS is supported by major corporate, government and private funders and our innovative financial model is pioneering in the field of Public Private Partnerships in development education. The growth of PEAS has necessitated the launch of regional hubs to respond to the increasing needs of the schools network.

Job Summary: The Education Specialists will work in tandem with a cluster of PEAS schools to drive school improvement through support for teachers and school leadership. The jobholders will be involved in teacher training, support for new policy/programme interventions; analyzing school progress and helping school leaders implement School Inspection recommendations and School Improvement plan targets.
The incumbents will also technically support the central PEAS-Uganda Education Department by designing and delivering regional teacher and school leader training and supporting the follow-up of training in schools and classrooms.

The ideal PEAS UK candidates must be qualified teachers who hold bachelor’s degrees or masters in an Education related field)
Prior teaching experience mandatory
Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
Excellent team work skills
Past exposure and experience training education professionals
Experience living and working in a developing country an advantage

Job Terms: Voluntary placements (flights, accommodation and living expenses provided)

All job suitors should send applications including updated CVs and cover letters to: recruitment@peas.org.uk. Please include all portions of your application in one attached document as a PDF document, and use PEAS Uganda Educational Specialist as the subject of your email.

NB: Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. PEAS has a strict child protection policy. All staff are expected to abide by this.

Deadline: Monday, 5th May 2014 by 5:00pm.