We’re Hiring – Teacher

Job Title: Teacher

Organisation: Hope for Life Katanga

Duty Station: Katanga, Kampala, Uganda

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About Hope for Life Katanga:

Hope for Life Katanga is Community Based Organisation (CBO) based in Katanga Kampala and a registered charity in the UK (Charity No. 1153897).

Our primary mission is to bring hope to vulnerable communities in Katanga. We aim to prevent or relieve poverty in Uganda by providing or assisting in the provision of education, training, healthcare projects, sanitation and all the necessary support designed to enable individuals to generate a sustainable income and be self sufficient.This is largely achieved through making considerable improvements in the quality of education enjoyed by children while improving the ability of their families to secure sustainable livelihoods.

Job Summary:

As a teacher you will be responsible for; conducting teaching lessons both academic/mental and physical education in accordance with the education policy, practice and syllabus of Uganda. Undertake lesson planning and developing learning materials to aid learning during lessons whenever necessary.  You will also teach the children how to read, help in the assessment of the children, help with writing the monthly report as well as help with teaching of life skills. Observe and monitor all health and learning behaviours in children and respond appropriately by helping the child and reporting all cases that need necessary attention.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, including awareness and practical knowledge of development issues affecting families, especially child rights, National and International Instruments for protection, facilitation and enjoyment of the rights of children.

  • Basic understanding of child and family development needs and the associated challenges and way out of such challenges.

  • Proven capacity to coherently and accurately utilize data collection tools and use the gathered information to write reports and draw meaningful conclusion to guide action.

  • Computer literate – competent in the use of Word, Excel and Power-point.

  • Ability to train, coach and mentor teams of young people with varying capacities including delivery of health lessons to the children.

  • A strong personal commitment to the values, principles and organisation strategy of Hope for Life Katanga.

  • Two years working experience in a similar position and a diploma or university degree in education or social sciences.

  • Ability to communicate in the local language Luganda will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who meet the criteria should send their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and a cover letter via email to: or moses.hopeforlife@gmail.com

Deadline: 1st November, 2013

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