Print Materials Specialist Job at Education Development Center (EDC)

at Education Development Center (EDC)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted February 9, 2021
Category NGO - Non-Government Organisations Jobs in Uganda
Job Type Freelance


Deadline of this Job:
19 February 2021

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected EDC to implement the USAID Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. A 5-year activity with a goal for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The ICYD Activity is expected to achieve the following:
1. Children and youth have improved learning outcomes;
2. Children and youth are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments; and
3. Youth practice positive behaviors and are able to make informed decisions about their lives and relationships.
Working in partnership with Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (MGLSD), district and zonal officials, and other Ugandan goverment and civil society partners, ICYD will comprise a series of activities to support improved basic education for Ugandan children, address school-related and gender-based violence; facilitate enhanced child protection and support for vulnerable youth; provide support to HIV-affected orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and their caregivers/families and support HIV care and treatment outcomes in close collaboration with clinical and community structures. ICYD will also contribute to improved systems within the MoES and MGLSD to promote Early Grade Reading (EGR) and child protection.
EDC is currently hiring the following positions for the USAID ICYD Activity: .

The Print Materials Specialist will support the Materials Development Manager to work with the Early Grade Reading and SRGBV teams to produce print-based teaching and learning materials for teacher training, coaching, and literacy tutoring and to identify open-source supplementary materials for EGR. This is a full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Selected Required Skills
: • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, an advanced degree and/or training in instructional resources development and production is an added advantage
• Minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible and directly relevant experience;
• Experience in InDesign and in management of production processes using InDesign:
• Experience producing print-based student learning materials, teacher training and coaching resources, and/or materials for anti-SRGBV campaigns
Understanding of Uganda's education context, particularly the role of NCDC in materials design, development, and oversight

Job Education: Not Specified

Job Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
For all zonal based positions - Applicants must indicate which zonal office location they are applying for. Preference will be given to applicants residing in the district or neighboring districts of the respective ICYD Zonal office.
Applicants for all positions must have excellent written & verbal communication skills in English, familiarity with internationally-funded projects & experience working in Uganda
For more information, and to apply, please upload your resume to the appropriate position at  no later than 19th February 2021.
Additional positions for the USAID ICYD activity are available through our partner, World Education/Bantwana, see positions here (  )
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please This announcement is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents of this notice are the sole responsibility of Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.