West Nairobi School Jobs - English Language Learner Specialist Teacher Vacancies

West Nairobi School Jobs - English Language Learner Specialist Teacher Vacancies


Name:

  • West Nairobi School

    Region:

  • Africa

    School Background:

    Nairobi is the capital and largest city in Kenya, having about four million inhabitants.

    West Nairobi School (WNS) is located in Karen, Kenya, a suburb in the west of Nairobi.

    Adjacent to the Ngong Forest, WNS is a very beautiful place.

    The temperature is consistent year-round, remaining between 20 and 27 degrees Celsius (65 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit) with rains occurring in November-December and again in March-May.

    English is one of the official languages of Kenya, Kiswahili being the other. Tourism is the top industry in Kenya, followed closely by the tea and coffee industry.

    West Nairobi School is an international school that partners with parents to provide an education of excellence from a Biblical worldview based on North American curriculum.

    West Nairobi School strives to nurture the academic, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual development of the whole child.

    WNS serves children in grades pre-K through 12 from missionary, diplomatic, international business, and Kenyan families.

    Job Summary/Objective:

  • Create positive educational classroom for students to learn in.
  • Promote Literacy
  • Support the development of English Language Learning
  • Share the gospel daily with students as a class and individually with the goal of creating disciples of Jesus Christ
  • Ensure consistent Biblical Illumination throughout the curriculum.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver highly engaging instructional activities based on outcomes of curriculum
  • Participate in ongoing Professional Development to meet school and individual goals.
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Develop professional relationships with other agencies and programs.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop a professional learning community.
  • Build positive relationships with parents and the WNS community.

    General Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a resource to classroom teachers to help ELL students achieve academically in the classroom.
  • Use language teaching strategies to increase English proficiency for students who speak a language other than English at home.
  • Apply Biblical integration into English Language lessons
  • Partner with the classroom teacher for the needs of the ELL students in the classroom a
    Evaluate the
    language needs of students whose families speak a language other than English at home and recommend appropriate language support.
  • Administer a language test to students for whom a language barrier is impeding their academic success to determine placement for students and ongoing monitoring of progress
  • Maintain accurate anecdotal records of ELL students to use in assessing language needs
  • Participate in ongoing professional development.
  • Provide ELL push in and/or pull out instruction to students in grades 1- 12
    Develop language acquisition support plans for all ELL students and work with classroom teachers to implement plans.
  • Complete ELL Accommodations Forms and ELL Progress Reports for ELL students.
  • Work with classroom teachers to support differentiated instruction.
  • Assist in developing appropriate curriculum to help ELL students acquire the English language.
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and teaching strategies to meet different aptitudes and interests of students, including whole group, small-group or individual learning.
  • Establish and maintain communication with parents of students in the program.
  • Engage parents and families in their student’s learning

    Qualifications:

  • Have a consistent Christian lifestyle and heart for missions.
  • Possess Master’s in English as a Second Language and be certified with a state
    Possess a recognized teacher certification
  • Successful classroom teaching experience or alternate experience working with students
    Agreement to the Network of International Christian Schools (NICS) Statement of Faith and completed required NICS processing documents
    Superior communication skills with staff, parents and students
  • Evidence of ability to be flexible, enthusiastic and willing to take on new challenges with a growth mindset.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 15th January, 2019

  • For more information and job application details, see; West Nairobi School Jobs - English Language Learner Specialist Teacher Vacancies

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