Kenya: PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER (P1)–(9 Positions) REF: PST/09/2016 (Based in Dadaab.)

Organization: CARE
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 14 Sep 2016

CARE International in Kenya is looking for well organized and highly motivated Kenyan Nationals who are result-oriented to fill the following positions:

I: JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Education Officer and Head Teacher, the Primary School Teacher will be responsible for imparting knowledge, skills and developing in pupils qualities of personality and character that will provide a lasting and inspiring impact in their lives.

II: RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

R1: Curriculum Implementation

1.1 Prepare professional records for effective teaching of time tabled lessons.

1.2 Develop teaching/learning aids for effective and motivating lessons.

1.3 Adequately prepare class 8 pupils for examinations.

1.4 Ensure teaching/implementation of prescribed primary education curriculum subjects.

1.5 Conduct continuous assessment tests and terminal examinations, mark and apply exam results/outcome for improving curriculum.

1.6 Ensure maintenance of attendance register.

1.7 Support SNE programmes.

R2: Manage classroom Resources

2.1 Responsible for proper management of classroom resources issued for promoting teaching/ learning environment i.e. textbooks, teaching aids, desks and other classroom materials.

2.2 Keep proper and accurate lists of books issued to pupils, used and returned by pupils and report of any loses to Head Teacher.

R3: Co-curricular Activities Implementation

3.1 Organize and participate in implementation of drama and music festivals.

3.2 Prepare pupils to compete/participate in co-curricular activities such as sports and games, clubs and societies.

3.3 Promote sporting spirit among the pupils especially girls.

1.8 Facilitate development of competitive spirit among the pupils.

R4: Foster positive teacher/pupil/parent relationship

4.1 Be a role model for refugee teachers and pupil to emulate.

4.2 Foster positive teacher/pupil/parent relationship.

4.3 Support school administration to reduce chances of conflict and misunderstanding that might arising pupils’ and parents.

R5: Foster incentive teachers’ professional guidance, growth and development

5.1 Support school administration on planning of school activities and management of pupils.

5.2 Participate in the facilitation of weekly TOTs trainings and mentorship programme of refugee teachers.

5.3 Providing curriculum implementation advisory services to fellow teachers.

5.4 Work closely with the Head teacher to ensure effective management of daily routine activities of the school.

5.5 Perform delegated duty by school administrators.

R6: Promote discipline among learners through regular Guidance and counseling

6.1 Support the school administration to maintain good pupils’ welfare in school.

6.2 Work closely with individual parents and PTA members to promote pupil discipline and school attendance.

6.3 Use acceptable means to instill discipline among learners.

6.4 Conduct regular meeting on promoting discipline at class level.

III: AUTHORITY

Spending: N/A

Supervision: N/A

Decision making: Decisions are limited within prescribed standards.

IV: CONTACTS/KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

External: Work with all education IPs, HI & SCUK through prior arrangement with camp based education office

Internal: WASH, GAD, Logistics and Administration sector

V: WORKING CONDITIONS:

The position is based in Dadaab, stationed at Dagahaley camp as well as any other extension camp and program sites. This is a none-family working station. Hot weather is prevalent throughout the year with limited basic amenities. Road movement between the work station and Garissa as well as inter-camp movement must be under police escort (scheduled convoys), with strict adherence to safety and security instructions all the time. It is a six days work station with a compensatory time off according to CTO policy.

The incumbent shall reside in the CARE compound while executing official duties and shall obey and adhere to residential compound regulations.

VI: QUALIFICATIONS

Education: PTE training course

Experience: One year relevant teaching experience

Certificate:

· Guidance and counseling

· Fully registered by the Teachers Service Commission

Competencies

· Excellent communication, administrative and organizational skills.

· Able to work in a hardship environment with minimal supervision.

· Possess analytical and problem solving skills.

· Good inter-personal skills. Computer literate in MS word and Excel.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV, email & telephone contacts of three professional referees to, The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International in Kenya, Email: Vacancies@care.or.ke so as to be received not later than Wednesday, 14th September 2016. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Kindly do not attach any certificates or scanned documents to your application

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

CARE does not charge any fees at any stage (application, interview, meeting, processing, and training) of the recruitment process.

NB: This is a temporary contract ending on 31st December 2016 with possibility of extension

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