Nairobi Waldorf School Trust Special Needs Education Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Nairobi Waldorf School Trust Special Needs Education Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose:

  • The Learning Support Coordinator will work closely with learning support teachers and regular teachers to support student learning and serve as the Coordinator of the Kolisko Group.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identifying and assessing children with special needs and referring them for further assessment where possible.

  • Collaborating with teachers to develop a team teaching model in class which meets the needs of all students

  • Communicating, updating, and consulting with staff and parents regarding relevant learning support programs/ topics.

  • Liaising with outside agencies such as educational psychologist where necessary to refer our learners to seek any assistance where need be.

  • Creating and maintaining a regular system of monitoring, assessing, record keeping, and reporting of the learner’s progress.

  • Delivering effective communication to parents and stakeholders on school program, student achievements, and behavior.

  • Assisting with learner’s assessment during recruitment, admission, and enrollment.

  • Developing and implementing Individual Education Programs (IEPs).

  • Supporting class teachers in the implementation of personalized learning models.

  • Working closely with class teachers and learning support teachers to ensure the learners support services are harmonized, coherent, and mutually supportive to meet the needs of the learner.

  • Coordinating the Kolisko Group, the school’s learning support team.

  • Organizing and delivering staff development training to learning support teachers and the Kolisko Group.

  • Organizing and chairing learners centered review and assessment as appropriate.

  • Participating in staff, parent, and student meetings.

  • Any other assigned duties.

    Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Needs
    Education or equivalent

  • Must be registered with TSC

  • Certified Teaching Certificate

  • Certificate in Waldorf Education is an added advantage

  • Minimum of Five (5) years professional experience in a similar role

    Required Skills and Competences

  • Special needs training

  • Experience in learning support programs
    Ability to create Individual Education Plans (IEPs)

  • Computer literate

  • A certificate in Waldorf Education is an added advantage

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma teaching experience an added advantage

  • Possess effective communication skills and relate well with all students, teachers, and support staff

  • Ability to work to deadlines while maintaining a standard of excellence and attention to detail

  • Display patience, flexibility, stress tolerance, independent initiative, and enthusiasm

  • Demonstrate leadership skills, cooperation, and the ability to work on a team.

    How to Apply

  • If you are interested in the position and meet the above qualifications, send your application to

  • indicating the position title Special Needs Education

  • Coordinator on the subject line by Friday the 12th March, 2021

  • The Nairobi Waldorf School Trust (NWST) is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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