Chief Education Officer - Promoting Equality in African Schools, Uganda
PEAS-Uganda is an education NGO, which aims to unlock the potential of Africa by delivering equal access to affordable, quality secondary education. PEAS founds and develops low-fee, self-sustaining schools where they are needed most. Do you have the drive and enthusiasm to join a dynamic team leading the fastest growing network of private secondary schools in Uganda? By February 2012, PEAS-Uganda will be managing a network of 13 schools across Uganda and is serving as a model for other PEAS NGOs in Africa.
PEAS is looking for candidates committed to the delivery of high quality and continually improving education across a network of up to 100 PEAS Secondary Schools in the next five years. Key responsibilities:
Strategy – Develop and lead an innovative PEAS-Uganda Education Strategy to promote the continual improvement of Teaching and Learning.
Management - Oversee the effective management of a growing Education Department.
School Improvement Planning – Provide sustained support to individual schools to ensure that all PEAS schools are the best low-fee schools in Uganda.
Evaluation and Reporting – Establish a comprehensive system to evaluate the impact and progress of education outcomes at PEAS schools.
Communication and networking – Further develop relationships with key stakeholders from national government to local communities.
Finance - Ensure the financial sustainability of the PEAS Education Department whilst maximizing activities to improve educational outcomes.
Qualities & Experience
Degree level qualification in a field relating to Education Leadership or Management and knowledge of internationally recognised best practice in Teaching & Learning
Experience working in education and, preferably, with NGOs.
A dedication to setting ambitious educational goals and attaining tangible results.
Experience managing dynamic teams.
A strategic thinker able to find creative solutions to challenges in education.
A confident communicator with interpersonal skills to work effectively with a range of stakeholders.