Head of Teacher Development Job Placement - Cotton On Foundation (COF)

Job Title:       Head of Teacher Development 
Organisation: Cotton On Foundation (COF)
Duty Station: Masaka, Uganda
Reports to: Education Program Manager

About US:
Cotton On Foundation is the philanthropist arm of the Australian retail company Cotton On Group and was officially established in 2007. COF share a belief in helping others and contributing to our community. We are a global citizen; a part of communities all over the world. We roll our sleeves up and set our sights on creating a positive and measureable change in the lives of young lives in need. We are empowering youth to learn more, participate more and understand more.

Job Summary: The Head of Teacher Development will be responsible for creating premium teaching opportunities and experiences for our teachers; developing a program that attracts and retains the best teachers that Uganda has to offer. The incumbent will be employing the expertise of COF Education Personnel, Ministry Professional Development offerings, and securing the best training providers in Uganda, the HTD will lead our teachers into new and exciting learning and teaching pedagogy. The jobholder will also use SUITS to provide a challenging, innovative opportunity for the HTD to support empowerment of teachers around decisions relating to their professional, personal, social and financial development. The incumbent will work in close collaboration with PoP, and the Education Specialist set up and functioning of an elite Teacher Mentoring project designed to inspire and elevate expectations and performance in our most gifted teachers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree qualification in Education. Possession of a Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Proven experience of relationship building in an Educational Environment
  • Detailed and accurate reporting of performance and achievement
  • Designing and implementing programs and schedules
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Skilled in teacher development programs
  • Diverse knowledge in education programming
  • Excellent written English and computer skills
  • Dealings with high profile personnel
  • Excellent knowledge of teachers development programming in the rural areas of Uganda
  • Good interpersonal skills, high level of integrity and good moral conduct
  • Good conceptual and analytical skills
  • Self-directed and capable of working with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines for proposal development / reporting
  • Exhibit commitment to Cotton On Foundation’s cause and values
  • An open personality and acceptance of all races, creeds and cultures
  • Licensed, and willing, to travel by motor bike
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should express their interest to the Human Resource Department Cotton ON Foundation Uganda, Plot 6, Joseph Nsingisira Road, Masaka Municipality, P.O. Box 1494 Masaka, Uganda.

Email to: RSA-recruitmentadmin@cotton.com

Deadline: 5th August 2016

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