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Volunteer role: Teacher or Principal


Type of role:Advocacy policy and research
Location:Kotido, Uganda
Application Closing Date:31 Dec 2018
Interview date:November on wards
Start date:January 2019

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

In collaboration with Moroto District Education Office, build capacity of local government and schools to create an inclusive education environment where children, especially girls, can attend, stay in school longer and receive quality education

Skills, qualifications and experience

- Bachelor’s degree in Primary Education, Gender, Inclusive Education, or related discipline
- 2 - 3 years’ experience in the field of gender and inclusive education at national or international level
- Knowledge and understanding of gender and inclusive education in the Ugandan context
- Facilitation, training and mentoring skills
- Basic computing skills
Excellent oral and written English language skills

- Excellent planning, organizational and management skills
- Ability to interact skilfully with diverse groups of people
- Well-developed drive for results competencies

* Please note that this post is only open to Irish citizens.

Allowance and accommodation
All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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