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3. Heshima Kenya Science Teacher - Secondary Jobs


Using the Government of Kenya’s adult education curriculum, combined with a student centered teaching approach, it is expected that the Teacher position will carry out program goals and objectives related to the classroom and GEP participants under the supervision of the GEP Program Coordinator.

Tasks and Outputs:
  • Lead in developing secondary education curriculum tailored to suit adult education learners
  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with the education curriculum objectives and keeping up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum
  • Facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with learners and by organization of learning resources and the classroom learning environment including creating displays to encourage a positive learning environment.
  • Develop and foster appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of learners, according to their ability and aptitude.
  • Assess and record progress and prepare learners for examination. Link leaners knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further, and challenge and inspire learners to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding.
  • Maintain discipline in class. If and when a learner fails to attend class without notification, take necessary action and report to the GEP Coordinator for immediate follow up
  • Provide feedback to the GEP Coordinator on learners progress during meetings
  • Identify and develop working relationships with external adult education programs and testing centers for HK participants who are pursuing Kenya Secondary Certification. Coordinate and monitor participants’ progress and attendance in said programs
  • Complete enrollment and individual assessments for each GEP participant. Maintain standardized and unit testing and evaluation schedule in classroom providing updated scores and evaluations to the GEP Coordinator on monthly basis.
  • Assist in compiling and writing weekly and monthly notes on each participant enrolled addressing their progress and evaluations of participant’s participation
  • Effectively meet post-primary targets while maintaining the highest of standards expected.
  • Communicate immediately to the GEP Coordinator any challenges that affect the quality of teaching in the classroom, or hinder meeting project goals and outcomes in order that solutions are created and implemented in a timely manner.
  • Strive to develop individual relationships with each participant and ensure that they have access to one on one communication when needed.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality with regard to each participant served in any and all Heshima Kenya’s Programs
  • Attend staff meetings when requested and contribute feedback and ideas on how to strengthen programs.
  • Organize and take part in GEP events, afternoon projects, field trip and any other activities that take place in the GEP.
  • Support the GEP team with any other support if and when requested.

    Qualifications:
  • Applicants must have a minimum of first degree in Education within a specialization in the sciences subjects.
  • Fluent in English and Swahili.
  • Experience on teaching and knowledge on adult education curriculum
  • Basic skills in guidance and counseling of refugee related issues in Kenya
  • Time management skills
  • Computer Proficient and knowledge of the office computer programs.
  • Candidate must be flexible and able to work beyond class room times when necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work independently and with teams
  • Must be highly organized, creative, detail oriented and work effectively under pressure with competing priorities
  • Must be a Kenyan citizen and or have work permit to work in Kenya

    How to Apply:
    Qualified and serious applicants should send their application to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business Tuesday 28th February 2017.

    It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees.

    Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. Heshima Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

    NB. All applications should only be send through the email.

    Heshima Kenya
    P.O Box 63192 – 00619
    Nairobi Kenya

    Email: hr2017at@heshimakenya.org

    4. Heshima Kenya Adult Teacher ( Primary) Jobs

    Tasks and Outputs:

  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with the adult education curriculum objectives and keeping up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum
  • Facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with learners and by organization of learning resources and the classroom learning environment including creating displays to encourage a positive learning environment.
  • Develop and foster appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of learners, according to their ability and aptitude.
  • Assess and record progress and prepare learners for examination. Link leaners knowledge to earlier learning and develop ways to encourage it further, and challenge and inspire learners to help them deepen their knowledge and understanding.
  • Maintain discipline in class. If and when a learner fails to attend class without notification, take necessary action and report to the GEP Coordinator for immediate follow up
  • Provide feedback to the GEP Coordinator, the Senior Program Manager, and Country Director on learners progress during meetings
  • Organize and take part in GEP events, afternoon projects, field trip and any other activities that take place in the GEP.
  • Work closely with volunteers, selected and screened by the GEP Coordinator to facilitate one on one tutoring with GEP participants after having identified areas in need of additional work, and provide materials and support to volunteers as necessary.
  • Identify and develop working relationships with external adult education programs and testing
    centers for HK participants who may pursue Kenya Primary Certification. Coordinate and monitor participants’ progress and attendance in said programs
  • Complete enrollment and individual assessments for each GEP participant. Maintain standardized and unit testing and evaluation schedule in classroom providing updated scores and evaluations to the GEP Coordinator on monthly basis.
  • Assist in compiling and writing weekly and monthly notes on each participant enrolled addressing their progress and evaluations of participant’s participation
  • Effectively meet all program goals and targets while maintaining the highest of standards expected.
  • Strive to develop individual relationships with each participant and ensure that they have access to one on one communication when needed.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality with regard to each participant served in any and all Heshima Kenya’s Programs
  • Attend weekly staff meetings when requested and contribute feedback and ideas on how to strengthen programs.
  • Support the GEP team with any other support if and when requested.

    Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Education and or P1 Certificate from a recognized Teacher training college
  • Diploma in special or adult education.
  • Fluent in English and Swahili
  • Minimum of 2year experience in teaching multi-level classrooms.
  • Experience on teaching and knowledge on adult education curriculum
  • Some knowledge of refugee related issues in Kenya
  • Well demonstrated skill in time management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software and using internet
  • Candidate must be flexible and able to work beyond class room times when necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and with teams
  • Must be highly organized, creative, detail oriented and work effectively under pressure with competing priorities
  • Must be a Kenyan citizen and a holder of a national identification card, KRA Pin certificate, NSSF, NHIF cards and Certificate of Good conduct upon request

    How to Apply:
    Qualified and serious applicants should send their application to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business Tuesday 28th February 2017.
    It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees.

    Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. Heshima Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

    NB. All applications should only be send through the email.

    Heshima Kenya
    P.O Box 63192 – 00619
    Nairobi Kenya

    Email: hr2017at@heshimakenya.org

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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