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  • Posted: Nov 24, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Way back in the Christmas of 1996, a group of like-minded men and women united by the fireside in Assi and gave birth to Fondazione L’Albero della Vita (FADV). They had a strong desire to find a purpose to live more meaningful lives. They strongly desired to make differences in lives of children and youth living in difficult conditions. In April 199...
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    Teacher Assistant

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    The Teaching assistant will be responsible for:

    • Contributing to the designing of the course curriculum and negotiating appropriate learning targets to achieve the educational goals.
    • Support the planning and implementation of learning activities based on the needs of the group and specific individual needs within the statutory institution.
    • Support the main teacher of reference in promoting a safe and supportive learning environment in the statutory institution.
    • Facilitating holistic education to promote equality and diversity.
    • Modeling professional behavior according to the professional code at all times and ensuring their own professional development.
    • Support in motivating learners to develop their abilities and aspirations and assuming collective responsibility for the learner’s success.
    • Contributing to teamwork to improve the experience and achievement of learners.
    • Guiding learners towards acceptable behavior and encouraging active participation.
    • Facilitate training initiatives within the project and ensuring alignment with the education priorities of the organization.
    • Support the development and the implementation of education initiatives within local communities, in line with the organization’s priorities and objectives of the government.
    • Create and facilitate provision of content for education support online and offline.
    • Support in the development of narrative reports, ensuring that all reports are submitted on time and maintain a high degree of consistency, accuracy, and relevance.
    • Contribute to the development of education-related documents, such as Fact sheets, Presentations-Ppt etc.
    • Any other duty as required by the supervisor in line with the post and relevant to the achievement of the Tree of Life objectives.

    Minimum Requirements

    • A diploma in Education or Early Childhood Development
    • C+ (plus) and above in two subjects of specialization
    • Be registered with a professional body where applicable

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Classroom management skills: the ability to ensure that learning takes place effectively in a healthy and comfortable learning environment.
    • Effective communication skills: ability to give fast, clear, and immediate feedback to learners.
    • Effective teaching style incorporating a learner-centered approach.
    • Knowledge of competency-based curriculum and emerging trends in education and reforms.
    • Availability: Fully accessible in class and outside the classroom.
    • Strong rapport with learners and other care givers.
    • Ability to show courtesy and appreciation to the learner.
    • Ability to accept the different abilities of the learners and be ready to change as the context demands.
    • Alternative discipline skills: appropriate modes of correcting learners;
    • Time management skills: ensuring various activities are factored into the timetable for a holistic learning process;
    • Role model: recognizes their role as a role model for kind human behavior.
    • Background knowledge on development issues and/or areas related to child protection, juvenile justice, and education will be a strong asset.
    • Ability to work independently, suggest practical solutions, and follow up effectively on management decisions.
    • Strong understanding of the humanitarian and development context in Kenya and East Africa
    • Excellent spoken and written English and Swahili.

    Other Skills Required

    • Honesty and strong ethics are required in order to be successful in this position.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Demonstrated capacity and willingness to learn new ways of doing things.
    • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, a participatory approach, and sustainable development.
    • Planning and management skills.


    • Minimum 1 year experience in teaching primary education.
    • Experience in implementing different learning methodologies and development of educational tools and training Curriculums
    • Experience in working with children with special needs, vulnerable children, or children in conflict with the law will be an added advantage.

    Method of Application

    The application should include the following:

    • Cover letter (stating how your profile fits the position and the skills required).
    • Cover letter should also state your preferred work station among the towns mentioned herein.
    • CV , having 3 references with contacts.

    Applicants are requested to explain why they are the most suitable for the assignment.

    The soft copy application should be sent to: with the subject indicating: 

    Do not attach in this phase ID documents, school or university certificates, or any other document that has not been requested.

    Applications received after the deadline or incomplete will not be considered. Only short-listed candidate (s) will be contacted.

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