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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
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    The Lutheran World Federation (LWF; German: Lutherischer Weltbund) is a global communion .The Department for World Service is the LWF's humanitarian arm. It has programmes in 32 countries. The LWF is a member of ACT Alliance.
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    Kenyan National Primary School Head Teacher (Dadaab)

     Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Overall management of schools
    • Planning & coordinating school activities in consultation with BOM, PA, teachers, learners and Education managers.
    • Oversee the implementation of curriculum especially CBC.
    • Management and maintenance of school infrastructure and resources.
    • Create a safe environment for learning by promoting CFS policy, CP&SG policy and adherence to TSC and organizational code of conduct.
    • Management of school finances in accordance with organizational policies and values.
    • Coordination with the M.O.E., UNHCR and partners to ensure provision of quality pre and primary education.
    • Management of staff.
    • Ensure equal distribution of teaching and learning resources to teachers and leaners.
    • Classroom teaching.
    • Timely preparation and submission of reports (weekly, monthly, situational and termly reports).
    • Promote high standard of discipline.
    • Admission of learners-promote inclusiveness and equity.
    • Custodian of school records.
    • Secretary to BOM.
    • Promote education for girls.
    • Promote education technology.
    • Oversee internal and external assessments (formative and summative).
    • Create awareness on emerging issues e.g. GBV, PSEA, FGM HIV/AIDS, early pregnancies and drug abuse.
    • Oversee implementation of psychosocial support.
    • Promote linkages between teachers, parents and the community.
    • Oversee the school’s meals program and teachers’ lunches.
    • Chair staff meetings.
    • Oversee election of children’s government.
    • Oversee administration of national exams.
    • Assigning duties and responsibilities to teachers.
    • Oversee formation of and adherence to school rules and regulations.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Deputy head teachers
    • Teacher tutors
    • Teachers
    • School support staff.

    Education/Professional Designations/Experience:

    • Must have at least a P1 teacher training certificate or a Degree in Education (Arts, Sciences) from a recognized university or teacher training college.
    • Must be registered as a teacher by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) with a valid TSC registration certificate.
    •  Must have served as primary school teacher in a refugee camp set up or in an informal settlement either rural or urban for a minimum period of three (3) years.
    • Demonstrate ability to supervise, mentor and provide professional support to other teachers;
    • Experience in a similar role will an added advantage.

    Other Specific Skill Requirements:

    • Ability to manage and use e-learning/digital devices for teaching and learning, prepare and upload learner content on devices, data collection and analysis
    • Experience of working in refugee schools or with refugee community in the camp or urban set up.
    • Exemplary guidance and counselling skills, and experience in provision of psychosocial support
    • Ability to use e-learning devices for teaching, data collection, analysis and dissemination
    • Passionate for inclusive education
    • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
    • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place.
    • Passionate for inclusive education and some experience in mainstreaming child protection and gender issues in education
    • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
    • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place.
    • Good analytical and problem solving skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Lutheran World Federation on to apply

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