Primary school teachers (based at Dadaab Refugee Camp)

Posted by: | Posted on: June 1, 2021

Website Lutheran World Federation -Kenya-Djibouti-Somalia Program

Organization Background

LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20 countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and fragmented world.

A commitment to the human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work, actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely, compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and for our field presence in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people-centered and community- based. Above all, we work with the most vulnerable, and in order to claim and uphold their rights, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.

Our partners in Kenya Djibouti Somalia Program include: Lutheran Churches and their related agencies, The European Commission (ECHO), the US Government (BPRM), WFP, UNICEF and UNHCR with whom we are key implementing partners.

Lutheran World Federation -Kenya-Djibouti-Somalia Program, is seeking to recruit suitable candidates for the positions of Primary school teachers based in Dadaab Refugee Camp

Job Function

Reporting to the Head teacher, the teacher will teach and oversee school academic progress for learners, support professional development of refugee teachers, assess learners to track and report on learning outcomes, provide psychosocial support and ensure inclusivity in all school activities.

Duties and responsibilities of a primary school teacher

  • Teaching of the primary school children with special needs according to the curriculum to improve quality education.
  • Overall responsible for implementing and evaluating curriculum in the least restrictive environment to children with SNE in primary schools.
  • Establish and maintain up to date professional and administrative records.
  • Train SNE children in co-curriculum activities.
  • Provide technical support to regular teachers on SNE matters to meet individual learners’ needs through development and implementation of IEP’s to learners’ eligible for specialised services in special classrooms and resource rooms.
  • Assist head teacher and deputy head teacher to upload learners’ details on online data systems including NEMIS, conduct surveys and other related tasks, including registration of candidates for national examinations
  • Capacity building of incentive SNE Teachers and regular class room teachers on specific needs, modification and accommodation of children with special needs.
  • Provide itinerant services in areas of specialization.
  • Organizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment.
  • Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class.
  • Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation through provision of stimulating activities that will arouse their curiosity, interest and enhance their discovery and observation skills.
  • Assess and prescribe the right equipment to SNE children and train them to use them.
  • Staying up to date with changes and developments in the curriculum structure.
  • Working with the school management and other stakeholders to ensure meaningful participation of SNE learners in all aspects of education.
  • Guide and train parents of children with disability on basic concepts for upbringing of their children.
  • Involve the refugee community through the PTA in SNE issues.
  • Together with the SNE Monitors conduct community mobilization and sensitization on significance of SNE.
  • And any other duty assigned by the officer in charge.

Requirements for appointment

A teacher must:-

  • Have Primary teacher Education certificate.
  • Must be a Trained SNE Teacher
  • Be registered with TSC and in possession of TSC teacher certificate
  • Have at least 3 years of teaching experience

Personal Attributes for the above post

  • Ability to manage and use e-learning/digital devices for teaching and learning, prepare and upload learner content on devices, data collection and analysis
  • Experience of working in refugee schools or with refugee community in the camp or urban set up.
  • Exemplary guidance and counselling skills, and experience in provision of psychosocial support
  • Passionate for inclusive education and girl’s education program
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place.

LWF/WS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. LWF/WS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries

To apply for this job please visit www.lutheranworld.org.





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