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  • Posted: May 24, 2024
    Deadline: May 30, 2024
  • Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact us

    On 8 December 2020, we inaugurated the Still I Rise International School in Nairobi, thanks to the support of many friends and donors. Our school is located in Mathare, Nairobi, an area strategically chosen to welcome the city’s forgotten children. Mathare is one of the most disadvantaged slums in the world and it stands in between the districts of ...
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    School Librarian

    Direct Supervisor: Head of Teaching and Learning

    Contract: Two month short-term, full-time contract. 

    Compensation: Dependent on Experience

    We now seek an organised and enthusiastic school librarian for two months on a full-time Mon-Sat basis. 


    • Transfer a recent arrival of 3000 books to our physical library and online registration system
    • Organise and maintain the school library book collection by genre
    • Catalogue and classify library materials using book IDs 
    • Manage library check-in and check-out of all students
    • Ensure easy accessibility of stock and efficient retrieval
    • Assess the condition of old stock and material, coordinating repairs or replacements as needed to maintain the quality of collection.
    • Develop practices to prevent damage and maintain quality of books
    • Develop a culture of each student taking care of their books
    • Coordinate interlibrary loans with Kenya National Library
    • Collaborate with literacy teacher to monitor student reading time to ensure students meet their reading requirements
    • Liaise with the remote team to update and consolidate the virtual database
    • Other administration duties as required


    • A very strong capacity for building organised spaces, processes and habits
    • Excellent communication skills and a warm and interpersonal manner
    • Excellent organisational skills 
    • Confidence and proficiency in ICT, including Google Suite


    • An infectious passion for reading
    • Experience in early childhood language teaching

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    Social Worker

    Department: Programs

    Area: Child protection, PSS, social work, and safeguarding

    Location: Mathare North, Nairobi, Kenya

    Supervisor: Child Safeguarding Protection Officer & School Director

    Contract : 1 year contract, renewable, full-time 

    Compensation: 30,000 KSH

    Job Description 

    The selected person will join the team and will be responsible for helping implement our safeguarding systems, protection policies and PSS strategies. They will also be a key figure at the heart of our student selection process, responsible for liaising with community figures, families and institutional representatives across Nairobi in order to identify and verify potential future students.

    Candidates should be proactive and caring professionals, skilled in effective communication with children and adults from a wide variety of backgrounds.

    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Evolve our mapping of in-need children who would be suitable candidates for the free high quality schooling of Still I Rise International School of Nairobi
    • Reach out across Nairobi in-person and via calls to develop a network of community figures, families and institutional stakeholders who can refer children to our selection process
    • Diligently track all significant progress and the details of potential candidates
    • Conduct family Interviews for onboarding students and update their records in the provided system. 
    • Conduct home visit to assess the students  needs and develop strategies to support families
    • Work to maximize coping skills for students in difficult situations
    • Offer mentorship programs for students under the guidance of the Child Protection Officer
    • Support the Child Protection officer in identifying problems in the school setting, such as bullying or aggressive behavior
    • Promote the general well-being of students
    • Work with outside agencies to provide support to families in support of the Advocacy Officer 
    • In cooperation with the Child Protection Officer, train and supervise all staff on Still I Rise’s Child Protection and Safeguarding policies 
    • Follow up, together with CSP Officer and School Director, any referral of child protection concerns as well as child safeguarding issues
    • Support the CSP Officer in networking and liaising with Child Protection external actors (i.e. organizations, groups, individuals).
    • Support the School Director in the creation of referral pathways for students and families in cooperation with the Community liaison Officer
    • Conduct outreach work with the families of enrolled students, providing detailed records. 
    • Promote the engagement of parents/carers in the School and contribute to the effective and efficient delivery of information, advice and support to parents/carers of students
    • Support community-based activities such as structured life skills sessions, workshops and community-led events, under the guidance of Child protection Officer
    • Other duties at the school as agreed upon with School Leadership

    Essential Skills and Requirements: 

    • Degree in a specialist technical or professional field relevant to role e.g Social work, child protection
    • Registered Member of Kenya National Association of Social workers (KNASW)
    • Experience with case management and referrals
    • Experience working with vulnerable and traumatized children and teenagers 
    • Experience working with displaced / asylum seeking children
    • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities
    • Commitment and willingness to work in a challenging environment
    • High level of accountability over work
    • Provision of creative solutions 
    • Excellent communication skills, both writing and speaking. 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Good IT skills including use of MS Office, Google Drive and Slack. 
    • Fluency in English
    • Minimum 23 years old
    • Completion of CRB/Background check (if applicable)

    Desirable Experience and Skills

    • Experience in the education sector or working within a school setting
    • Knowledge of the relevant protection actors in the region
    • Experience working in a non-profit environment

    Method of Application

    Candidates are invited to submit their application including their CV, Cover Letter,  and a written authorization to personal data processing, by sending an email, indicating in the subject “Social Worker”, to the address:

    Please kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest in Still I Rise.  

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