NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – SHOFCO 2020
Career Kenya: NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – SHOFCO 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)

Building Urban Promise from Urban
Poverty
SHOFCO is a Kenyan registered Charity
Organization with its Headquarters in Gatwekera-Kibera and other offices in New
York, Mathare Slum, Mukuru Slum and Bangladesh with a plan to move to other
slums in Kenya with a VISION of “Building Urban Promise from Urban Poverty”.

It is a grassroots movement that
catalyzes large-scale transformation in urban slums by providing critical
services for all, community advocacy platforms, and education and leadership
development for women and girls.

The teacher will 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
·        
Teaches the above two subject
combinations to students in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by
KSG, and other appropriate learning activities.
·        
Develop lesson plans and
instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction
in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
·        
Uses a variety of instructional
strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, discovery, etc.
·        
Translates lesson plans into learning
experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
·        
Establishes and maintains standards
of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the
classroom.
·        
Evaluates students’ academic and social
growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
·        
Communicates with parents through
conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the
school program.
·        
Identifies student needs and
cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping
students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
·        
Creates an effective environment for
learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and
interest centers.
·        
Maintains professional competence
through in-service education activities provided by professional growth
activities.
·        
Selects and requisitions books and
instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
·        
Supervises students in
out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
·        
Administers group standardized tests
in accordance with school and national testing program.
·        
Participates in curriculum
development programs as required.
·        
Participates in faculty committees
and the sponsorship of student activities.
Education, Experience and Skills
·        
Must have P1 training certificate
from a recognized institution
·        
Experience in preparing grade 8 for
KCPE exams and must have posted impressive results in the two subject
combinations
·        
Computer Literate
·        
Patient and understanding
·        
Good communication skills
·        
MUST be registered with TSC
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: English, Science & CRE
·        
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.
Education, Experience and Skills
·        
P1 or Diploma in Education
Professional Qualifications
·        
Must be registered with Teachers
Service Commission
Other requirements (unique/job specific)
·        
At least 3 years working experience
·        
Preference to upper school lady
teachers
·        
Articulating information
·        
Adopting practical approaches
·        
Providing insights
·        
Taking action
Behavioural Competencies / Attributes
·        
Establishing rapport
·        
Valuing individuals
·        
Inviting feedback
·        
Understanding people
Interested
applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to
jobskibera@shininghopeforcommunities.org quoting their current and expected
salaries.
The
Subject should clearly indicate the position being applied for.
Shortlisting
will be done on a roll out basis and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
We
regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Disclaimer: SHOFCO
does not require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment
and selection process. We therefore advise the general public to exercise due
diligence when applying for employment.
SHOFCO
is an equal opportunity employer and employment is subject to Child Protection
standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child
Protection Policy.

For
more information, please visit www.shofco.org.

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