Job Purpose

As a result of CRANE receiving confirmation of a DfID Girls’ Education Challenge Grant, CRANE is seeking to recruit Teachers. This role will support the CRANE Network Members in Uganda to achieve the Network’s vision and
mission. Through over 35 associated schools we are working with in Uganda. CRANE is increasing the unity, quality and impact of work for children at risk, impacting over 70,000 children around the country.

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Our Vision: We have a vision to see children safe, well and fulfilling their God-given potential.

Our Mission: We believe that a network of churches and community organizations, locally focused and united in purpose,  is  the  best  possible  vehicle  for  bringing  lasting change for children.

In order for us to serve children better and to increase the capacity of our work to support girls complete their current level of education and transition to the next level of education, CRANE seeks to employ suitably qualified Primary and secondary school teachers, who are self-motivated, hardworking individuals, Creative approaches to the curriculum and creative classroom instructions, child friendly, team player and open minded/ teachable person, who will join the team in pursuit of CRANE’s Vision and Mission through In-School support learning.

1. CRN2017/04/09: Primary School Teachers (25)
2. CRN2017/04/10: Secondary School Teachers (09)

Employment terms
This will be a two-year contract, renewable upon exceptional performance. All positions are subjected to a 6 months’ Probation period.

Duty Station
In any of our associated schools in the five districts of
Kampala; Wakiso; Mukono; Buikwe and Nakaseke

Organisational Requirements
The CRANE statement of faith requires that you live your life with the utmost respect for the Christian faith as described in the Bible, including the nurture and protection of children. You will be required to lead or participate in Christian worship, prayer, teaching and reflection. You will behave in accordance with the CRANE Code of Conduct and all CRANE policies and procedures. If your behaviour in or out of the workplace is at odds with our values of integrity and honesty, you will be dismissed.

Job Summary
You will work as a part of the CRANE team who are keeping children safe. Our three key drivers are to see children in families, children in safe spaces, and children in education.

Qualification and Experience

  • Degree/ Diploma in secondary/ primary education
  • Minimum of Grade 111 Certificate for P/Sch. Teachers.
  • Special Knowledge of English, Math and ICT is a Priority.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of basic child protection standards is an
    added advantage.
  • A minimum of 1 year Primary or secondary teaching

Core Capabilities

  1. An understanding and passion for God’s heart for ‘children at risk’ issues and the Biblical mandate for the Christian response to these issues
  2. Achieving quality results and managing projects
  3. Creativity, innovativeness and child centred learning.
  4. Communicating information effectively with a high level of verbal and written communication.
  5. Influencing groups and individuals and demonstrating confidence and ability
  6. Thinking clearly, deeply and effectively with strong conceptual, analytical skills with the ability to identify key issues, to see cause and effect relationships
  7. Self-motivation and remaining positive and optimistic in the face of obstacles, with a clear idea of what you want to do professionally and personally.
  8. Self-awareness, with an open and realistic about of limitations as well as talents. Have an understanding of your emotions and taking responsibility for your own behaviour.
  9. Flexibility in adapting to new situations and urgent
    demands upon ones time, skills and energy

Mode of application

Interested and qualifying candidates (both Male & Female) should send in their 3 page Curriculum Vitae with a handwritten application letter not exceeding one page. (Include the Job reference number in the subject heading).

Address the application to:


The Head of Field Support Services

Children at Risk Action Network –CRANE

Plot 879 Centenary Road, Namirembe

PO Box 14003 Kampala, Uganda.


And send by email to;

not later than Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 5:00pm.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
If you don’t hear from us by Friday 19th May 2017, know that your application was not successful.