Posts Tagged ‘Education Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Deputy General Secretary – Education At Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT)

Posted on: May 12th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 May-2015};

Job Summary

•   Analyses National Education Policies and Programmes and advise the Association
•   Coordinates Professional Development Programme with International Partners and others for the membership
•   Development of Teachers Resource Centres and GNAT Library Services
•   Collaborates with Universities/Research Institutes, Teachers Education Division and Colleges of Education in designing Pre-Service Programmes.
•   Supports Book Development Projects and Writers’ Clubs.
•   Represents the Association on  Examination  Bodies such  as WAEC and the Institute of Education University of Cape Coast.
•   Coordinates publication of the Teachers’Journal.    ‘ .
•   Collaborates   with   the  Teachers   Education   Division   to  organize  continuous
•   Professional Education courses for members.

Vision and Mission: Candidate should provide his/her vision and mission statement.
Level of responsibility: Reports to the General Secretary

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Age should not below 45 and not above 55 years
•   Professional Teacher with a minimum of First Degree from a recognized University but a Higher Qualification would be an advantage,
•   Candidate should appreciate the dynamics in a large trade Union Work environment and respond accordingly
•   Candidate should be conversant with National Education Programmes and Policies
•   A working knowledge in basic Computer applications in World and Excel is recommended,
•   Candidate must be a paid up member of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT),
•   Candidate must be at least an Assistant Director I in GES or at least an Assistant Secretary (Assistant Regional Secretary) in GNAT.

Person Specification

•   A high sense of integrity is demanded
•   Candidate should be responsive to information needs of Management
•   Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•   Candidate should be an effective team-builder and player

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified Candidates should submit four (4) completed application forms together with Curriculum Vitae, four (4) recent passport-size photographs, photocopies of relevant certificate, photocopy of last pay slip, SSNIT Statement and two (2) self-addressed envelopes should be forwarded to the address below, not later than 29th May, 2015.

The  Managing Consultant
GIMPA Consultancy Services
P.O. Box AH50, Achimota,
Accra

Interested applicants should request for application forms from:

GIMPA Consultancy Services
P.O. Box AH5O, Achimota,
Accra

Closing Date: 29 May, 2015

Job Vacancy For President At Data Link Institute (Tema)

Posted on: January 30th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Data Link Institute,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Feb-2015};

The end of term of the current President comes to an end on 30th June, 2015, when he would be at his mandatory retirement age and would have completed his contract term.

The position of the President of Data Link Institute, Tema, will become vacant on 30th June, 2015. Applications are invited from suitable qualified persons for appointment to the position of the President,

The Position:

•   The President is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Institute, and is accountable to the Governing Council as the academic and administrative head.
•   The President is the Chief Disciplinary Officer of the Institute, and exercises a general authority over both staff and students, subject to the statutes of the Institute.
•   The President provides leadership in achieving the strategic objectives, the vision and the mission of the Institute, with the view to promoting academic and professional excellence.
•   The President is also responsible for prudent Financial Management and Human Resource Management of the Institute.

Terms Of Appointment:

•   The appointment will be for four (4) years in the first instance, and may be renewed for aa further term of two (2) years only.
•   Salary and fringe benefits attached to the post are attractive and negotiable.

Qualification Required & Experience

The Applicant must:

•   Must have a Terminal Degree or its equivalent based on work and experience,
•   Have at least eight (8) years working experience in a senior Management position in a tertiary institution or industry,
•   Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven capacity to inspire, manage and direct staff;
•   Be visionary, goal-oriented and able to establish relationship with industry for Academic and Professional advancement of the Institute.
•   Have extensive experience in administration and academic leadership and finance in a tertiary educational institution.
•   Be of proven integrity, creativity, innovativeness and have a drive for sound judgement,
•   Be able to project effectively the image of the Institute both internally and externally.

Location: Tema

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are to submit the following to the address below:

•   An application letter;
•   Two (2) copies of Curriculum Vitae including names, postal and email addresses for three (3) referees, qualifications, experience and publications;
•   Copies of certificates and
•   A three-page statement on the applicant’s vision for the Institute and the key strategies toward achieving them,
•   Request three (3) referees to directly send confidential reports to the address below:

All applications should be sent by Email: to: [email protected] The closing date for receipt applications is 30th March, 2015

Closing Date: 30 March, 2015

Websites: www.datalinkuniversity.com / www.datalinkuniversity.edu.gh

Job Vacancy For Project Coordinator (Education) At World Vision International (Kintampo South / Anyima Mansie)

Posted on: December 22nd, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{World Vision International,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Jan-2015};

World Vision International is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. For over three decades, World Vision has been working with rural communities in all 10 Administrative Regions of Ghana to provide portable water, promote sanitation and hygiene practices, quality education and enhance food security.

Job Summary

World Vision Ghana (WVG) is looking for a highly qualified, proactive, and motivated person to fill the position of Project Coordinator.

Purpose of Position:

The successful candidate will collaborative with school and district education offices to coordinate and provide technical support for the implementation of the Literacy Boost Project. This includes in-school interventions (e.g. teacher training), community action (e.g. out of school reading clubs), creation of reading materials in mother tongue, and assessment of children’s literacy performance.

Key Responsibilities

•   Support the design of Literacy Boost Project & Education project in accordance with requirements for literacy program.
•   Develop & monitor Literacy Boost Project implementation plans for Aare Development Programs.
•   Work with Education Specialist to support Area Programs to develop appropriate Literacy Boost Project plans within their education projects.
•   Work with technical specialists to develop additional content to the programming components.
•   Support Literacy Boost Project to implement the project through local structures. E.g. work with the GES to deliver a high quality teacher training component.
•   Ensure capacity of Area Programmes staff is to effectively implement Literacy Boost Project.

The Package

•   The position is based in Kintampo South and Anyima Mansie with some amount of domestic/international travel.
•   S/He reports to the Education Specialist.

Qualification Required & Experience

The Candidate must have:

•   Bachelor’s Degree in Education with English or Early Childhood background.
•   3 Years’ experience in working on an education project / sector.
•   Strong background in pedagogy, history of education and other education components.
•   Strong skills in networking with education sector stakeholders.
•   Capacity to mentor and build capacity of staff and community stakeholders.
•   Interest and ability to relate positively to children, staff and parents.
•   Fluent in both written and spoken English.
•   Strong writing and communication skills.
•   Strong facilitation skills.
•   Experience working in rural communities is important

Location: Kintampo South / Anyima Mansie

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and CV quoting only the Job Position in the subject line to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 22 January, 2015

As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children.

All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.  WV is an equal opportunity employer.

We believe in diversity and promote opportunities for all individuals. Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Vacancy For President At Ghana Baptist University College (Kumasi)

Posted on: November 18th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Ghana Baptist University College,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Dec-2014};

The Governing Council of the Ghana Baptist University College invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of President of the Ghana Baptist University College which becomes vacant from 1st September, 2015.

Tenure: A term of four years in the first instance but may be renewed for another term only or part thereof.

Terms and Conditions of Appointment: Negotiable

Qualification Required & Experience

Applicants must

•   Hold a PhD or similar terminal degree.
•   Be a Professor in his/her chosen field with vast experience in academia or analogous institution.
•   Have extensive experience in administrative, financial and academic leadership in a higher educational Institution.
•   Have  a  considerable   knowledge  and   appreciation  of emerging trends in higher education in Africa.
•   Must be a distinguished and internationally acclaimed academic
•   Must be a committed Christian

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job   

Interested applicants should:

•   Submit copies of Curriculum Vitae indicating qualifications, working experience, list of publications
•   Submit photocopies of academic certificates
•   Submit maximum of four-page statement of their vision for the University College and strategies towards achieving them,
•   Request three referees to send confidential reports in attestation to the qualities sought.

Applications under sealed envelope indicating “President’s Position” should reach the following address not later than DECEMBER 15, 2014.

THE SECRETARY
(GOVERNING COUNCIL)
GHANA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
PMB – KUMASI.

Closing Date: 15 December, 2014

Job Vacancy For Chief Inspector of Schools At Public Services Commission

Posted on: November 13th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Public Services Commission,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Dec-2014};

JOB PURPOSE
To provide strategic leadership, technical and administrative direction for the achievement of the mandate of the Board.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•   Exercises oversight responsibilities for the efficient and effective management of the resources (human, material and finance) of the Commission.
•   Initiates action for the formulation and implementation of policies, programmes and activities of the Board.
•   Leads the development, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the policies, plans, programmes, projects and activities of the Board.
•   Ensures the availability of appropriate internal structures, controls management and decision-making systems and processes in the Board.
•   Mobilises funding from development partners and other stakeholders for the Board.
•   Prepares and submits quarterly, annual and other periodic reports on the programmes, projects and activities to the Board.
•   Ensures the preparation and submission of the annual budget of the Board for approval.
•   Collaborates and builds relationships with Government, Public and Private sector partners and other stakeholders, both national and international, in carrying out the Board’s mandate.
•   Signs and seals contractual agreements between individuals or groups of persons and the Board, on approval by the Board, where appropriate.
•   Serves as Secretary to the Board.
•   Oversees the development of standards, guidelines, formats, manuals, tools and instruments and ensure the inspection activities of the Board.
•   Liaises with MDAs, MMDAs and the Ghana Education Service (GES) in school quality improvement

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of a Master’s Degree in relevant field preferably,Education from an accredited tertiary institution.
•   A minimums of fifteen (15) years post-bachelors degree relevant work experience, five (5) years of which must be in a Senior Management position in a reputable institution.
•   A PhD will be an added advantage.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

•   Excellent leadership, networking and management.
•   Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation.
•   Negotiating, lobbying and conflict management.
•   Capacity to inspire and motivate.
•   Extensive knowledge in financial, procurement budgeting and auditing regulations.
•   Proficiency in relevant computer applications.
•   High sense of integrity.
•   Extensive knowledge of education systems and inspection activities.
•   Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.
•   Extensive knowledge of monitoring and evaluation.

AGE: The successful candidate must be able to serve for at least five (5) years before attaining the statutory retirement age of sixty (60) years

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications, together with supporting documents, a brief statement on strategies for school quality improvement, curriculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees should be forwarded to

THE SECRETARY TO THE BOARD
NATIONAL INSPECTORATE BOARD
PMB M18
MINISTRIES POST OFFICE
ACCRA

Closing Date: 26 November, 2014

ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED

Job Vacancy For Deputy Chief Inspector of Schools At Public Services Commission

Posted on: November 13th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Public Services Commission,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Dec-2014};

JOB PURPOSE
To provide strategic leadership, technical and administrative support for the achievement of the mandate of the Board.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•   Coordinates the implementation of policies, programmes and activities of the Board.
•   Coordinates the development of appropriate internal structures, controls, management and decision-making systems and processes for the Commission.
•   Ensures the implementation of financial, budgetary and internal control systems for the effective and efficient management of the Board’s resources.
•   Supervises the development, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the policies, plans, projects and activities of the Board.
•   Coordinates the preparation of quarterly, annual and other periodic reports on the programmes activities of the Board.
•   Provides inputs, information and data for the formulation of policies.
•   Supervises the implementation of the Board’s policies, bye-laws, manual, standards, instruments, procedures and guidelines.
•   Coordinates the development and implementation of strategies for resource mobilisation from both private and public sectors.
•   Ensures efficient and effective management of the resources (human, material and finance) of the Board.
•   Coordinates inspection activities of the Board.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of a Master’s Degree in relevant field, preferably, Education from an accredited tertiary institution.
•   A minimum of twelve (12) years post-bachelors degree relevant work experience, five (5) years of which must be in a Senior Management position in a reputable institution

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

•   Excellent leadership, networking and management.
•   Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation.
•   Negotiating, lobbying and conflict management.
•   Capacity to inspire and motivate.
•   Extensive knowledge in financial, procurement, budgeting and auditing regulations.
•   Proficiency in relevant computer applications.
•   High sense of integrity.
•   Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.
•   Extensive knowledge of education systems and inspection activities.

AGE: Applicants must not be more than fifty (50) years old.
SALARY: Very competitive with attractive benefits for both positions

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications, together with supporting documents, a brief statement on strategies for school quality improvement, curriculum vitae, office and residential telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) referees should be forwarded to

THE SECRETARY TO THE BOARD
NATIONAL INSPECTORATE BOARD
PMB M18
MINISTRIES POST OFFICE
ACCRA

Closing Date: 26 November, 2014

ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED

Job Vacancy For Operations Manager At Cambridge Education

Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Cambridge Education,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Nov-2014};

Job Profile     

The DFID-funded Girls – Participatory Approaches for Student Success in Ghana (G-PASS) programme is a four year project that will focus on the improvement of pre service teacher training sector in Ghana. This initiative in the long term seeks to improve education opportunities for girls by strengthening teaching practices in selected schools; promoting girl-friendly and learning-enabling schools; and securing better learning outcomes for students.

The Operations Manager will be expected to ensure that the G-PASS programme operations, logistics, human resources management, systems and general administration function effectively.
 
Job Description     

•   Oversee the running of office systems
•   Manage the procurement systems and procedures
•   Oversee the maintenance and organisation of the vehicle management system
•   Line-manage office administrative team in the Accra and Tamale offices
•   Liaise with Cambridge Education/Mott MacDonald administration as required for logistical, reporting, recruitment, procurement, contracting and quality assurance tasks.
•   Operationalise Integrated Management System (IMS) procedures
•   Ensure transparent and fully-auditable financial accountability and ethical procedures and standards are applied throughout the operations of G-PASS.
•   Contribute to programme reporting related to the areas above.
•   Promote healthy work ethics, good governance and anti-corruption behaviour
•   Oversee and quality assure the timely provision of office facilities and services, transportation, accommodation, bookings and service contracts
•   Manage the visa application process of non-Ghanaian technical staff
•   Manage workshop/study tour support to the technical team
•   Oversee the day to day logistical and security management of the consultant guesthouse
•   Process invoices, requests for payments and refunds for staff, consultants and vendors
•   Other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Programme Team Leader

Qualification Required & Experience

Essential competencies / skills

•   Experience of setting up and maintaining operations and logistical procedures
•   Knowledge of the Ghanaian  immigration Service as well as previous experience in visa facilitation
•   Proven management experience leading small to medium sized teams
•   Ability to liaise efficiently with individuals and organisations to arrange and carry out programme administration functions
•   Experience in operating within environments with diverse cultures and practises
•   Ability to use computer systems and standard office software reliably, including organising and setting up systems for maintaining office electronic records
•   Willingness to learn and adopt Cambridge Education/Mott MacDonald norms, procedures and systems

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidate should please send their CV and cover letter to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 14 November, 2014

Job Vacancy For Director of Counselling Centre At University of Education (Winneba)

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{University of Education,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Nov-2014};

Successful applicant will perform the following responsibilities:

• Develop long-range plans for the Centre in collaboration with staff of the Counselling Centre.
• Provide mental health and psychological counselling to students and members of staff.
• Coordinate preventive-related programmes and workshops.
• Supervise, direct and evaluate counselling staff and programmes.
• Oversee establishment and maintenance of counselling outreach programmes for students and staff.
• Maintain professional standards of confidentiality and ethics.
• Provide group and individual counselling and psychotherapy.
• Link up with the Division of Human Resource in planning for staff training and orientation programmes.
• administration; informing them about the Counselling Services, the referral process and obtaining input regarding student needs.
• Coordinate referral of staff and students for psychiatric services.
• Provide quarterly and annual reports related to Centre activities and concerns.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Candidate seeking appointment as Director of Counselling Centre must have
• a Ph.D in Counselling or Clinical Psychology or a related field of study.
• five (5) years post-doctoral work experience in a university counselling setting or a comparable organization.
• ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff and the public.
• responsibility, providing direct frames and supervision as needed.
• ability to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner.

Location: Winneba

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified applicants are to submit an application letter, twelve (12) copies of their detailed Cvs and a one page vision statement to the:

The Registrar
University of Education, Winneba
P. O. Box 25
Winneba

Closing Date: 30 November, 2014

Job Vacancy For Dean At University for Development Studies (Tamale)

Posted on: September 30th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{University for Development Studies,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,31 Oct-2014};

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of: DEAN, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Qualification Required & Experience

The Candidate:

•   Must be a registered medical practitioner
•   Must be a Ph.D holder or possess a professional qualification (a specialist)
•   Must be a member of a recognized major professional medical association
•   Must have a minimum of 12 years post-qualification experience
•   Should preferably be of Professorial Status Experience in teaching in a medical school is an advantage

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified applicants should send their applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of relevant documents and names and addresses of three referees who are familiar with applicant’s  academic and administrative competence, to:

The Registrar
University for Development Studies
P. O. Box TL 1350
Tamale, Ghana

Closing Date: 31 October, 2014

Job Vacancy For Vice Chancellor At Catholic University of Ghana (Sunyani)

Posted on: September 11th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Catholic University of Ghana,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Sep-2014};

The Governing Council of the Catholic University College of Ghana invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Vice Chancellor of the Catholic University College which becomes vacant from 1st July, 2015.

Job Description & Duties:

•   The Vice Chancellor shall be the Chief Executive Officer and for that matter administrative and academic head of the University College, and shall be accountable to the Governing Council.
•   The Vice-chancellor shall be the Chief Disciplinary Officer of the University.
•   The Vice-Chancellor shall also be responsible for:
•   Providing strategic direction, growth and development of the University College; and protecting the integrity of the University College’s processes.
•   Chief fundraiser for the development of the University College.
•   Maintaining good order and the security of the university as a place of higher learning.

Tenure: A term of three years in the first instance but may be renewed for another term.

Terms and Conditions of Appointment: Very attractive salary and fringe benefits.

Qualification Required & Experience

Applicants must:

•   Hold a PhD degree.
•   Be full Professor in his/her chosen field with vast experience in academia or analogous institution.
•   Have extensive experience in administrative, financial and academic leadership in higher educational Institution.
•   Have a considerable knowledge and appreciation of emerging trends in higher education in Africa.
•   He/She must be a distinguished and internationally acclaimed academician who have previously held a position as Vice-chancellor, Pro-Vice Chancellor or a Dean in higher educational Institution.
•   Have excellent interpersonal relationship and communication skills and must be a team player.
•   Be innovative, dynamic, proactive, and flexible with the skills and capacity to advise on the strategic direction of the University College and initiate strategies to implement these strategic goals.
•   Have a high sense of integrity and maturity, and must be able to inspire and motivate staff to achieve higher productivity.
•   Show demonstrable evidence of distinguished scholarship with research and publications in journals of international repute.
•   Have ability to fundraise substantial funds with the capacity to efficiently manage and optimise the human, financial and material resources of the University College.

Location: Sunyani

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should:

•   Submit copies of their Curriculum Vitae indicating qualifications, working experience, list of publications (if any) as well as photocopies of certificates with dates,
•   Submit maximum of four-page clear statement of their vision for the University College and strategies towards achieving them,
•   Request three referees to send confidential reports in attestation to the qualities sought.

Applications in either manual or electronic formats should reach the following addresses not later than OCTOBER 15, 2014

Postal Address;

THE CHAIRMAN SEARCH COMMITTEE FOR THE SELECTION OF VICE
CANCELLOR,
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF GHANA, FIAPRE
P.O. BOX 363, SUNYANI

E-mail address: [email protected]

Closing Date: 18 September, 2014

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