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  • Posted: Nov 18, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 28, 2019
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  • Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a non-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya and New York, NY that combats urban poverty and gender inequity in the slums of Nairobi. Kennedy Odede, who grew up in the Kibera slum, founded SHOFCO in 2004 with a focus on youth and gender empowerment. SHOFCO has four initiative areas: education, health, economic an...
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    P1 Teacher (Lower School teachers and Upper school teacher)

    Job Overview

    To be responsible for creating a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favourable to learning and personal growth; this is aimed at ultimately developing strong, ethical, community-centred female leaders of tomorrow.

    Key duties and responsibilities

    • Teach: reading, language arts, social studies, art, health, physical education, and music to students.
    • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials.
    • Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
    • Create and use variety of instruction strategies, 
    • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences.
    • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
    • Evaluate students’ academic and social growth.
    • Prepare progress reports and keep records.
    • Communicate with parents on students’ progress.
    • Interpret the school program.
    • Coordinate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
    • Create an effective environment for learning.
    • Select and requisition books and instructional aids.
    • Maintain required inventory records.
    • Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
    • Administer group standardized tests in accordance with school and national testing program.
    • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
    • Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

    Academic qualifications

    P1 or Diploma in Education.

    Professional Qualifications

    Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission

    Other requirements (unique/job specific)

    • This is an entry level position
    • Preference to lower school experienced lady teachers

    Functional Skills

    • Articulating information
    • Adopting practical approaches
    • Providing insights
    • Taking action

    Behavioural Competencies/Attributes

    • Establishing rapport
    • Valuing individuals
    • Inviting feedback
    • Understanding people

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    P1 Reliever Teacher

    Job Overview

    To be responsible for creating a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favourable to learning and personal growth; this is aimed at ultimately developing strong, ethical, community centred female leaders of tomorrow.

    Key duties and responsibilities and job dimensions

    • Teach: reading, language arts, social studies, art, health, physical education, and music to students.
    • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials.
    • Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
    • Create and use variety of instruction strategies, 
    • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences.
    • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
    • Evaluate students’ academic and social growth.
    • Prepare progress reports and keep records.
    • Communicate with parents on students’ progress.
    • Interpret the school program.
    • Coordinate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
    • Create an effective environment for learning.
    • Select and requisition books and instructional aids.
    • Maintain required inventory records.
    • Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
    • Administer group standardized tests in accordance with school and national testing program.
    • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
    • Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

    Academic qualifications

    P1 or Diploma in Education

    Professional Qualifications

    Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission

    Other requirements (unique/job specific)

    • This is an entry level position
    • Preference to lower school experienced lady teachers

    Functional Skills

    • Articulating information
    • Adopting practical approaches
    • Providing insights
    • Taking action

    Behavioural Competencies/Attributes

    • Establishing rapport
    • Valuing individuals
    • Inviting feedback
    • Understanding people

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    Assistant Class Teacher

    Job Overview

    To supervise the students and provide learning support and guidance. He / She should be ready to assist the lead teacher with the development and implementation of education plans as well as identify and solve issues with the educational, social and emotional development of learners. The Assistant Teacher should be committed to developing meaningful relationships with pupils and giving constructive feedback to help them grow and improve.

    Key duties and responsibilities and job dimensions

    • Facilitate Learning of the pupils
    • Maintain order at all times
    • Motivate and encourage learners
    • Assisting in marking and correcting work
    • Helping with school events, trips and activities
    • Handle indiscipline cases in the classroom
    • Student progress report
    • Maintaining daily records of pupils attendance
    • Help develop pupils’ abilities
    • Proper Management, usage and storage of all resources and equipment allocated.
    • Preparation of Records of work covered.

    Academic qualifications

    P1 or Diploma in Education

    Professional Qualifications

    Key considerations will be given to candidates able to handle arts, music, drama, traditional dances and other practical competency areas.

    Other requirements (unique/job specific)

    • This is an Entry level position hence TSC registration is not a requirement

    Functional Skills

    • Trained P1 teacher
    • Coordination skills
    • Time management
    • Creative, interactive and engaging in teaching methods
    • Familiarity with school administrative tasks and learning methods
    • Great communication and organizational skills
    • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

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    French Teacher

    Job Overview

    The teacher should demonstrate fluency in the French language and proficiency for teaching and must have a bachelor’s degree/diploma either in education or French and satisfy all teaching certification requirements.

    Key duties and responsibilities and job dimensions

    • Prepare and deliver French lessons to students of diverse age groups.
    • Evaluate and grade students’ class work, assignments, and papers.
    • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and lesson notes.
    • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
    • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
    • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
    • Maintain records of students’ assessment results, progress, feedback, or school performance,
    • Provide private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance, improve occupational skills, or prepare for academic or occupational tests.
    • Research or recommend textbooks, software, equipment, or other learning materials to complement lessons.
    • Participate in training and development sessions to improve teaching practices or learn new teaching techniques.
    • Organize teaching environment to promote productivity and learning.

    Academic qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree/diploma either in education or French

    Professional Qualifications

    Professional qualification in French language

    Other requirements (unique/job specific)

    • This is an Entry level position
    • Preference to lower school experienced lady teachers

    Functional Skills

    • Must possess good leadership skills
    • Good command of English and French, eloquent and must have good interpersonal skill. Coordination skill
    • Time management
    • Creative, interactive and engaging in teaching methods
    • Familiarity with school administrative tasks and learning methods
    • Great communication and organizational skills
    • Cool-tempered and positive attitude
    • Create interactive French classroom sessions.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

    Please submit an application by email ONLY to jobskibera@shininghopeforcommunities.org with the job title as subject line on or before November 28th 2019. Due to the high number of expected applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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