WUSC Consultant - Teacher Training Jobs in Kenya

WUSC Consultant - Teacher Training Jobs in Kenya


  • World University Service of Canada (WUSC) is a leading Canadian international development organization focusing on three programmatic areas: Economic Opportunities, Education, and Empowerment.

  • The purpose of this assignment is to deliver high quality training to trained and untrained teachers in Kakuma and Dadaab.

  • The content of the training will be a combination of existing Remedial Teacher Training, Basic Pedagogy training and Gender Responsive Pedagogy.

    Specifically:

  • Facilitate training of Remedial teachers in Kakuma and Dadaab Dadaab Refugee camps

  • Facilitate Basic pedagogy Training for teachers in Kakuma and Dadaab Dadaab Refugee camps and host community schools

  • Facilitate Gender Responsive pedagogy for teachers in Kakuma and Dadaab Refugee camps and host community schools

  • Facilitate training on for Senior teachers in Kakuma and Dadaab schools

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Specifically, the consultant/s would be responsible for the following:

  • Participate in pre-workshop planning and training

  • The Consultant/s will be required to spend some time with the WUSC Nairobi team for planning purposes. During this time, the Consultant/s will collaborate with WUSC to understand the content of the training.

  • Facilitation of specific Teacher Training in Kakuma and Dadaab

  • The Consultant/s will be responsible for facilitating training workshops. A report will be required for each training, detailing how they training progressed and outlining successes, challenges and recommendations.

    Deliverables

    The Key Deliverables for the training are as follows:

  • Pre-workshop training planning meeting brief;

  • Attend and participate in an in-house training workshop;

  • Training report.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education or combination with Social Sciences

  • At least 10 years’ experience in education sector in Kenya

  • Experience in gender equality programming and design

  • Strong English communication and writing skills;

  • Kiswahili language skills or other relevant local language skills are a significant asset.

    Functional Competencies

  • Expert knowledge of refugee education landscape in Kenya

  • Experience in conducting teacher training in marginalized or emergency contexts

  • Experience in numeracy and literacy training approaches

  • Knowledge of education management structures in refugee settings in Kenya

  • Proficiency in basic word processing and spreadsheets computer skills.

    Core Competencies

  • Ability to produce high quality outputs in a timely manner while understanding and anticipating evolving teachers and clients’ needs

  • Strong organization skills

  • Ability to work independently and produce high quality outputs

  • Sound judgement, strategic thinking and the ability to manage competing priorities

  • Demonstrate integrity by modeling WUSC’s values and ethical standards and
    safeguarding policies

  • Displays cultural gender, religion, race nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

  • Solid understanding of the concepts of child friendly schools, child-centered teaching and learning, and the barriers to girl child education, specifically in the KEEP context (Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps and surrounding host communities).

    How to Apply

    The application should contain the following:

  • Cover Letter expressing your interest in this role. Please include your expected daily rate;

  • Resume and sample of similar work previously done by applicant (In PDF format, not more than 9MB).

  • Applications should be submitted via email to:

  • infonbo@wusc.ca

  • Please include in the subject line Consultancy- Classroom Observation

  • Deadline to submit - 4pm on 23 March 2020.

  • Applications that do not respond to these requirements will not be considered.

  • WUSC’s activities seek to balance inequities and create sustainable development around the globe; the work ethic of our staff, volunteers, consultants, representatives and partners shall correspond to the values and mission of the organization.

  • WUSC adheres to strict safeguarding principles and promotes responsibility, respect, honesty, and professional excellence and we will not tolerate harassment, coercion and sexual exploitation and abuse of any form.

  • All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

  • Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract with WUSC will not be considered “staff members” and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements, medical insurance coverage and or advance payments).

  • Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors.

  • Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

    Beware of scams - WUSC Kenya does not ask for payment at any point during our recruitment process.


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