Cheshire Services NGO Jobs – Project Officer-Inclusive Education

Organisation: Cheshire
Services Uganda (CSU)
Project: Girl Education
Challenge (GEC)
Reports to: GEC Project Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
About CSU:
Cheshire Services Uganda (CSU) is a local nongovernmental organization
working in the field of disability arid development CSU is a member of the
Leonard Cheshire Disability Global Alliance, a membership of over 55 countries.
CSU works with and for Persons with Disabilities through four thematic
programme areas of Livelihood, Inclusive Education, Advocacy and campaign and
Health and rehabilitation. CSU has been selected by the Girls Education
Challenge (GEC) to receive DFID funding to design a project to effect
long-lasting and transformative change for girls with disabilities in Kampala
district. The project will support girls with disabilities to enroll and
demonstrate learning and retention in mainstream primary schools. CSU will in
the next five months develop the project further basing on the baseline to be
conducted. CSU therefore wishes to recruit a highly qualified and sett
motivated team to deliver the project upon final approval for implementation.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer-Inclusive will give technical support to the project team on girl
education, inclusive education and generally education.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support the development of the inclusive
    education teacher training guide.
  • Facilitate capacity building training of
    stakeholders including; Parents, Learning Assistants, Local Leaders and
    Education Authorities.
  • Participate in the assessment of the
    education and disability needs of girls with disabilities.
  • Plan for timely enrolment of girls with
    disabilities in both lower and upper primary.
  • Support school to adjust the delivery of
    the curriculum to suit children with disabilities.
  • Periodically monitor the implementation of
    the learning assessment tool kit.  
  • Periodically monitor the learning process
    and retention of girls with
  • Provide continuous guidance and support to
    learning Assistants and ensure that they are on track.
  • Support the school authorities to design
    and implement Individual Education Plans for girls.
  • Support the development of accessible
    learning and teaching materials.
  • Prepare and submit activity and monthly
    reports to the Project Manager for review. 
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The project officer should hold a Degree
    in Education, Special and Inclusive Education, Community Based
    Rehabilitation, Social Science, Development studies.
  • A Post Graduate in education related field
    will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant in implementing
    education projects.
  • Experience working in the development
    organization and field work experience an asset.
  • Previous knowledge in gender mainstreaming
Language requirements: Knowledge of English and the local
Other Personal Competencies:
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, good problem solving, planning
and organizing, and customer care skills.
Additionally, all prospective employees should demonstrate the ability
to work in a team, independently with minimum supervision as well as ability to
work with Persons with Disabilities.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their application letters,
CVs with three referees and copies of academic documents and state current and
expected salary amount to:
The Chairperson Cheshire Services, Uganda Plot 953, Koire Close, off
Bukoto-Ntinda Road, Bukoto. P.O Box 70012 Clock Tower, Kampala, Uganda
NB: Please clearly indicate
on the envelope the position you are applying for. CSU is an equal opportunity
employer and encourages suitably qualified persons with disabilities and
females to apply.
Deadline: 31st July,
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