Save the Children Teachers Support Officer Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Teachers Support Officer Jobs in Kenya


Role Purpose

  • The role holder will be in charge of providing backstopping support to the refugee incentive teachers and head teachers in the ABEs and AEPs in Dadaab refugee. Education in Emergencies project is implemented through a partnership with ECHO under a consortium led by Save the Children. The teachers support officers will ensure quality learning through trainings of refugee teachers, mentorship and quality monitoring.

  • The role holders will also support in ensuring quality benchmarks are developed and observed for better learning outcomes for refugee children. School record keeping, monitoring and implementation of the CBC within the non-formal education. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

    Qualifications and Experience

    Essential

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in education with a minimum teaching experience of 5 years or more.

  • Certified P1 teaching qualifications with TSC certification number.

  • Minimum of three (3) years' work experience in education sector preferably in refugee set-up.

  • Experience and in-depth understanding of CBC and non-formal education system.

  • Proven experience and skills in improving girls' enrolment, retention and transition.

  • Soft skills in handling disciplinary and truancy cases involving learners by use of non-violent means such as counselling and guidance.

  • Knowledge of education in emergencies, education sector policy, child rights and protection issues.

  • Experiences of facilitating community-based training, capacity building school managements, and awareness
    campaigns.

  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities.

  • Positive attitude towards community work with emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support participatory, innovative approaches to problem solving.

  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all children and their careers.

  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Kiswahili and the local language in the camps and the host community.

  • Good report writing skills.

  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions.

  • Commitment to Save the Children's Child Protection Policy.

    Desirable

  • Previous experience in working in a consortium with INGOs delivering education and girl child education services.

  • Demonstrated teamwork skills.

  • High level of motivation and enthusiasm for education.

  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

  • Local language and contexts.

  • Experience of working with communities and other agencies that support education.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Teachers Support Officer Jobs in Kenya


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