SHOFCO Upper Grade Teacher Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

SHOFCO Upper Grade Teacher Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


  • SHOFCO is a Kenyan registered Charity Organization with its Headquarters in Gatwekera-Kibera and other offices in New York, Mathare Slum, Mukuru Slum and Bangladesh with a plan to move to other slums in Kenya with a VISION of “Building Urban Promise from Urban Poverty”.

  • It is a grassroots movement that catalyzes large-scale transformation in urban slums by providing critical services for all, community advocacy platforms, and education and leadership development for women and girls.

    Upper Grade Teacher

  • The teacher will be responsible for creating a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favourable to learning and personal growth; this is aimed at ultimately developing strong, ethical, community centred female leaders of tomorrow.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaches the above two subject combinations to students in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by KSG, and other appropriate learning activities.

  • Develop lesson plans and instructional material and provides 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.

  • 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.

    Education, Experience and Skills

  • 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

  • jobskibera@shininghopeforcommunities.org 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.

  • We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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