Teacher (Kakuma) at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


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  • Company: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Kakuma
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Education/Teaching Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Roles and Responsibilities
  • To take the lead in the implementation of the NRC’s alternative education programs at the school level.
  • To conduct on-the-job teacher training and mentoring of inexperienced teachers. The teacher should be able to efficiently identify training gaps, complement, and assist the teachers during the lesson.
  • Adhere to and promote NRC’s Child Safeguarding policy in your interaction with children under your care.
  • Conduct teaching in a manner that promotes the social and emotional well-being of learners. Promote the use of NRC’s Better Learning Program (BLP) in the classroom.
  • Teach all subjects to primary learners (normally slightly over-age) on alternative education programs (accelerated, catch-up) at the primary level with the aim of returning them to formal school to take the KCPE examination.
  • To serve as a model and mentor for inexperienced teacher colleagues.
  • To provide on-the-job training, mentor, and supervise new/inexperienced teachers.
  • Take the lead in guiding the teaching team on the lesson content while referring to the curricular provided.
  • Document the day-to-day progress that is to be used for the improvement of the program.
  • Deliver lessons and organize learning activity sessions in the subject of specialization.
  • Together with the Education Officer, prepare the scheme of work and required lesson plans.
  • Keep records of students’ attendance, progress, and assessment.
  • Prepare and administer continuous assessment tests and internal examinations to assess learners’ progress and knowledge assimilation
  • Together the senior AEP teachers submit evaluations, attendance sheets, and monthly reports to the Head Teacher and Education Officer.
  • Ensure availability of all the necessary teaching aids and materials in liaison with the Education Officer.
  • Remain up to date on pedagogical methods and ensure a child-friendly environment where each child’s needs are identified and addressed.
  • Monitor and support each learner and inform students of their progress.
  • Maintain good communications with parents concerning the progress of their children.
  • Maintain positive relationships with UN/NGO partners, community, leaders, parents, and children. Promote the uptake of AEP for eligible learners
Requirements

Qualifications

  • Be a Kenya citizen
  • Have at least five years of teaching experience in Primary School
  • Being a registered teacher with the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) must attach a copy of a valid registration certificate.
  • Hold P1 Certificate/Education or recognized two-year Diploma in two of the following subjects: English, Kiswahili, Somali, Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, or Islamic or Christian Religious Education.
  • High level of personal integrity, cultural awareness & sensitivity, and empathy for children.
  • High standard of English methodology including oral skills and teaching English to speakers of other languages. Knowledge of Ng’aturkan is an added advantage.

Personal qualities

  • Experience in Mentoring.
  • Having simple individual counseling and conflict resolution skills
  • Keen in ensuring accuracy and precision in all his/her works with attention to detail.
  • Goal-oriented, with the ability to work under pressure, independently, and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work and live in a generally insecure and harsh environment
  • Excellent communication skills, flexible, readily adaptable to new challenges and approaches.
  • Knowledge and experience of special needs education and practice are a plus factor.
  • Clear vision and creativity
  • Flexibility, reliability, and team spirit
  • Ability to work long hours and in challenging situations
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 18 May. 2022
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