SHOFCO Upper Grade Teacher Jobs in Kenya

SHOFCO Upper Grade Teacher Jobs in Kenya

  • Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is an internationally-recognized grassroots organization that unlocks the potential of urban slum dwellers to lead hopeful and fulfilling lives.

  • SHOFCO disrupts survival mode by providing critical services including health care, clean water, education, and economic empowerment; and linking these efforts to a community-led advocacy platform. SHOFCO currently impacts over 350,000 individuals across 10 urban slums in Kenya, and is the largest employer in Kibera. SHOFCO is a trusted name and service provider in Kibera with a 10-year track record.

    Position Overview

  • To teach Kiswahili, Science, English, Mathematics,Science and CRE.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaches any three of the above subjects to students, utilizing the course of study adopted by KSG, and other appropriate learning activities.

  • Develop lesson plans, instructional material and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.

  • Uses a variety of instructional strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, discovery, etc.

  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.

  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.

  • Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.

  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.

  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.

  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.

    Job Description

  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by professional growth activities.

  • Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.

  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.

  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with school and national testing program.

  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.

  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.


    The candidate should have;

  • Must have P1 training certificate from a recognized institution

  • Experience in preparing grade 8 for KCPE exams and must have posted impressive results in the two subject combinations

  • Computer Literate

  • Patient and understanding

  • Good communication skills

  • MUST be registered with TSC

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to quoting their current and expected salaries.

  • The Subject should clearly indicate the position being applied for.

  • Shortlisting will be done on a roll out basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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