Duties and responsibilities
- To take the lead in implementation of the NRCs alternative education programmes.
- To conduct on-the-job teacher training and mentoring of inexperienced teachers. The teacher should be able to efficiently identify training gaps and complement and assist the teacher during lesson.
- Adhere to and promote NRC’s Child Safeguarding policy in your interaction with children under your care
- Conduct teaching in manner that promotes the social and emotional wellbeing of learners
- Teach all subjects to primary learners (normally slightly over-age) on alternative education programmes (accelerated, catch-up) at primary level with the aim of them returning to normal school to take the KCPE.
- To serve as a model and mentor for inexperienced teacher colleagues.
- To provide on-the-job training, mentor and supervise inexperienced teachers.
- Take the lead in guiding the teaching team on the lesson content while referring to the curricular provided.
- Document the day to day progress which is to be used for the improvement of the program.
- Deliver lessons and organize learning activity sessions in the subject of specialization.
- Together with the senior AEP teachers, prepare the learning scheme of work and required lesson plans
- Keep records of student’ attendance, progress and assessment.
- Prepare and administer continuous assessment tests and internal examinations to assess learners’ progress and knowledge assimilation
- Together the senior AEP teachers submit evaluations, attendance sheets and monthly reports to the Center leader.
- Ensure availability of all the necessary teaching aids and materials in liaison with the senior AEP teachers
- Remain up to date on pedagogical methods and ensure a child-friendly environment where each child’s need is identified and addressed.
- Monitor and support each learner and inform students of their progress.
- Maintain good communications with parents concerning the progress of their children.Any other duties that may be given by supervisor.
- Be a Kenya citizen
- College / University, Bachelor’s degree
- Have five years of teaching experience in Primary School
- Hold P1 Certificate/Education or recognized two-year Diploma in two of the following subjects: English, Kiswahili, Somali, Science, Mathematics, Social Studies or Islamic or Christian Religious Education. (Note the selected candidates will over all teaching subjects apart from language and religious studies).
- Be registered with Teachers Service Commission
- High level of personal integrity, cultural awareness & sensitivity and empathy for children.
- High standard of English methodology including oral skills and teaching English to speakers of other languages.
- Experience in Mentoring.
- Having simple individual counselling and conflict resolution skills
- Keen in ensuring accuracy and precision in all his/her works with attention to detail.
- Goal oriented, with ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
- Ability to work and live in a generally insecure and harsh environment
- Excellent communication skills, flexible, readily adaptable to new challenges and approaches.
- Knowledge and experience of special needs education and practice a plus factor.
- Clear vision and creativity
- Flexibility, reliability and a team spirit
- Ability to work long hours and in challenging situations
We can offer
- Duty station: Kakuma, Turkana West, Turkana County
- Contract period is for one year with possibility of extension.
- Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s Code of Conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Kakuma.
How To Apply
*Persons with disability & Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position*
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