Moroto , Uganda

Teacher or Principal - Experteering Opportunity

Support No Poverty

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Skills Needed

  • Leadership
  • Teaching

Estimated workload



Team Member (Typically 6+ months)

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.

When Can You Start?

You can start Mar 1st, 2019 and stay for 12 months to 12 months



Living Stipend


Travel Stipend

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Project Details

Description and Impact

In collaboration with Moroto District Education Office, build capacity of local government and schools to create an inclusive education environment where children, especially girls, can attend, stay in school longer and receive quality education.

* Please note that this post is only open to Irish citizens.


Overall placement objective/indicator:

  • Children, especially girls, in Moroto District in Karamoja region have access to a supportive, inclusive learning environment, leading to increased attendance and completion rates

Specific performance indicators:

  • Existence of Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic and Time-bound (SMART) district Education operational plan – based on standard national planning templates that is inclusive and being used as a guide for delivering district education programmes
  • Strengthened knowledge and skills of district and Sub-county education practitioners through training, mentorship in inclusive education areas ( e.g. strengthened skills of Senior Women & Men teachers in teaching and supporting girls and boys and other children with special needs in schools and at home)
  • The existence of a clear support supervision mechanism for school improvements in areas planned/project achievement areas and activities developed in the District Education operational plan ( e.g. development/adoption of activity and data collection tools for monitoring, defining support supervision schedules, data collection and reporting timelines etc.)
  • Documented handbook of good practices to be presented to the stakeholders at the end of the project.



This is a sponsored position from our partner VSO International, subject to its own application and selection process.

Please click here for further details and instructions on how to apply, which may include additional application steps.

All questions related to this project should be directed to VSO International at Although MovingWorlds does not oversee the application and selection process for this project, we make sure that all projects shared on our platform meet our rigorous standards for ethical, skills-based volunteering.

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Other requirements

Skills, qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Primary Education, Gender, Inclusive Education, or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the field of gender and inclusive education at national or international level
  • Knowledge and understanding of gender and inclusive education in the Ugandan context
  • Facilitation, training and mentoring skills
  • Basic computing skills
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills 
  • Excellent planning, organizational and management skills
  • Ability to interact skilfully with diverse groups of people 
  • Well-developed drive for results competencies

* Please note that this post is only open to Irish citizens.


We Provide These Local Benefits

Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Living Stipend
  • Travel Stipend
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Families


  • You should be willing to live in the same way as your local colleagues.
  • Accommodation is generally basic

Living Stipend

  • The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to live an expat lifestyle or send money home.

Travel Stipend

Yes, VSO covers all your travel expenses. 

Learning Opportunity

From VSO you’ll get something few other volunteering organisations offer. An opportunity of using your skills and experience to have a long-lasting impact on peoples' lives.

You'll do something very different. You'll bring inspiration, energy and vital practical skills to help secure better healthcare, more valuable education and broader opportunities for poor people in Africa and Asia.

Food Stipend

  • All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency.
  • The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to live an expat lifestyle or send money home.

Additional Benefits

Your health

  • We provide comprehensive medical insurance and support for all volunteers.
  • Each country office has an appointed medical adviser
  • You'll also get a list of recommended doctors, clinics, dentists and pharmacies. 
  • The VSO country office provides emergency contacts and medical emergency procedures 24/7
  • The VSO country office is always there to help with major personal, medical or security problems. 
  • Minimum of 3 weeks annual leave

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