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Pangea Educational Development Jobs 2021 – Fresher Story Curator

Job Title: Story Curator – Pangea Educational Development Jobs 2021

Organization: Pangea Educational Development

Duty Station: Katale, Sseguku, Uganda

Reports To: Director of Publishing

 

 

Pangea Educational Development Profile

Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA) is a small nonprofit organization that believes in the liberating power and opportunities provided by a quality education. Our model was developed to empower communities to improve their own educational circumstances: the school environment, livelihoods of teachers, and access for under-resourced students and to do so in a way that is sustainable. We are a community of changemakers, mixed with staff, volunteers, and community champions. Each member of our community is working towards realizing our mission by dedicating their time and skills through a wholehearted commitment to it. As a result, we are equally dedicated to those who work with us.

Pangea Publishing Uganda works to create culturally relevant content and programs that help children learn to read and inspire them to read more often.

 

 

Job Summary

The Story Curator works with our publishing arm, Pangea Publishing, to produce literacy through children’s books. The Story Curator will work with both our StoryCorps Members to collect and curate traditional Ugandan stories from around the Karamoja Sub Region as well as in the development of original texts. The position is based in Wakiso but may require infrequent travel.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage the collection of stories from Karamoja sub-region StoryCorps

KPI: Assist individual StoryCorps to meet their personal and programmatic KPIs. All StoryCorps must meet at least an annual 2.0 rating in their Performance Evaluations.

  • Verify the authenticity, dictate, accurately translate, and edit stories collected and assist with translations as needed.

KPI: collect and organize all submitted audio files

  • Draft, edit, and finalize original stories within Content Production Plan.

KPI: 48 texts per year – categories defined by Pangea Publishing Production Plan

Secondary Responsibilities: 1.0

  • Coordinate with pre-approved illustrators to obtain a finished product
  • Ensure books/activities are aligned with NCDC curriculum standards

KPI: all texts produced are approved by the National Curriculum Development Center

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields: Literature, Education, Social Sciences or related area. Preferred
  • Two years of experience copywriting and/or editing Preferred
  • Superior oral and written communication skills in English and Nga’karamojong Required
  • Computer fluency and understanding Google Suite Preferred

Personal Qualities

We are a community of changemakers who believe all people have the ability to learn and grow to their full potential. We are working to build a culture of learning that equips every person to be a change agent in their own story and community.

Through education, we are making a deliberate, sustainable, and substantial impact on the structural inequalities in our world, while treating each person as more than a number. We believe in authentic interactions grounded in mutual respect and a commitment to helping everyone fully realize their potential and inspire action beyond our efforts.

We are seeking an individual whose dedication to the value of education matches our own. We are seeking an individual who has a heart for empowering Ugandans to recognize the richness and importance of their cultural heritage and has a desire to share it with others. We are seeking an individual who is willing to work odd and sometimes long, exhaustive hours to do what is right and not just what is easy or will suffice. We are seeking an individual who can laugh as hard as they can work, someone who is not just looking for a job, but an avenue to pursue their passion.

Things We’ll Bring To The Table:

  • Generous leave
  • Passionate Community
  • Competitive Salary

 

 

How To Apply for Pangea Educational Development Jobs 2021

All candidates should submit the following;

  • Full CV
  • At least 1 relevant writing sample
  • A Cover Letter describing your relevant experience to this position, why our mission matters to you, and how you will use your privilege to achieve it to [email protected]

Deadline: 10th September, 2021

 

 

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