Leadership Development Officer Job Vacancies – Teach For Uganda

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Job Description

Job Title:    Leadership Development Officer_

Organisation: Teach For Uganda

Duty Station:   Uganda

Reports to: Head of Training and Support


About US:

At Teach For Uganda (TFU), we believe that every child in Uganda regardless of their socioeconomic background deserves an opportunity of an excellent education. Our mission is to build a movement of diverse and capable leaders who will work to end education inequity in our country. We recruit, train and place top university graduates and young professionals in high need primary schools across Uganda to serve as full-time teachers committed to transforming the education outcomes of less-privileged children through significantly improving their achievements and aspirations in a 2-year teaching fellowship.


Job Summary:  The leadership Development team is responsible for the training and support of Teach For Uganda Fellows both before and during their fellowship in order to ensure Fellows’ growth and impact as leaders both in the classroom (as measured by student achievement) and beyond.


Leadership Development Officers (LDOs) play a fundamental role in TFU’s work, as they are directly in charge of delivering pedagogical and leadership support to Fellows. They serve as coaches for a group of 25 Fellows, regularly monitoring both their teaching practice and leadership growth through observation and coaching cycles, weekly check-ins, and reflections. At the first and primary point of contact between Fellows and the organization, they are also responsible for cultivating strong and productive relationships and a positive team culture.


The Leadership Development Officers also work with school leaders, teachers, parents, district leaders and development partners within their area of operation to build effective community partnerships.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education from a reputable university
  • Three to five years of full-time teaching experience
  • Experience in designing and facilitating training sessions
  • Ability to set goals and use data daily to guide actions
  • Deep understanding of and strong alignment to Teach For Uganda mission, vision and
  • core values
  • Strong belief that every child can learn and achieve high results


How to Apply:

Please email your resume with 3 professional referees, a copy of your valid riding license and a one-page cover letter to [email protected] Indicate the position applied for in the subject line of your email. Your cover letter should include why you are interested in Teach For Uganda and in this position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 5th January 2022


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