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Kenya: MAT Data Officer

Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Mar 2018

The University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine, through its operating arm Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Kenya implements comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment programs to facilitate the Ministry of Health in Kenya to control the spread of HIV and rapidly scale up HIV services, institute continuous quality improvement methods as well as the M & E infrastructure necessary to support these services.

MGIC Kenya is seeking suitably qualified persons able to fill the following position.

Position : MAT Data Officer

Location : Nairobi, Kenya

JOB SUMMARY

The primary function for this position is to manage health systems and records in the MAT clinic making sure all reports are accurate and timely.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Updating of data management tools including registers based at the MAT facility.

  2. Registration of the new MAT client and updating files.

  3. Opening files for the new MAT clients.

  4. Management of the filing system at the MAT facility i.e. filing and retrieval.

  5. Data reconstruction and computerization from source documents as required

  6. Data entry of routine data into the IQCare database

  7. Data quality checks against client data from medical records

  8. Flagging of files for CD4, counseling, eligibility and starting of ARVs

  9. Compilation of the national monthly facility reports and other required reports

  10. Performing other clerical duties as assigned.

  11. Run routine reports validate and provide line lists as requested by the MAT program or MAT facility staff.

  12. Participate in MAT data analysis and presentation for data demand and information use for CQI team meetings.

  13. Notify the MAT clinical team in case of omissions, errors or ambiguous entries in the forms for updating and corrections to enhance accurate documentation.

  14. Prepare MAT clinic monthly reports.

Academic Qualifications:

· College Diploma with a specialization in Health Records and Information, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Public Health Informatics, Statistics or Mathematics

Experience:

· 1 – 3 years’ experience

· Experience working in a MAT clinic is an added advantage

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above-mentioned qualifications, are requested to send their cover letter and resume to MGIC_Recruitment@mgic.umaryland.edu indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email by 13th March 2018. Applicants are advised to include the position title “ MAT Data Officer ” as the subject.

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Kenya: Community Mobilizer-PYEI

Organization: Adeso
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 02 Feb 2018

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

Adeso, formerly known as Horn Relief, is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.

For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future.

Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is part of the Pastoralist Youth Education Initiative (PYEI) is a multi-donor project that forms the second phase of Adeso’s approach to enhance economic and social opportunities of marginalized pastoral children in Marsabit, Kenya through improved access to quality education. Taking a holistic approach, the PYEI is looking to build on the successes and lessons learned from a 2 year pilot Mobile Non-formal Education (MNFE) in providing access to primary and post primary education for pastoralist youth focusing on female participation. Adeso is seeking qualified and committed individuals to join the PYEI team as Community mobilizers (CM). The incumbents will be the project ambassadors in the community and work closely with the project team and the teacher to monitor activities on the ground. CM will be incharge of a Mobile School to support in the field, including follow up with the associated Community Education Committees (CECs).

SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Conduct community sensitization meetings in targeted communities.

· Encourage full participation by all community members, paying special attention to women.

· Assist in recruitment of teachers.

· Facilitate selection and training of CEC members.

· Assist CEC and community members and teachers to develop selection criteria and identify pupils to participate in the project.

· Gather and collate monitoring data and report on findings from field monitoring activities.

· Work with the M&E Officer to learn how to conduct analysis of the monitoring data.

· Assist the M&E Officer with the organization of semi-annual stakeholder meetings.

· Assist the Senior Project Officer and the Cashier/Clerk with other aspects of project implementation as required.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

ESSENTIAL

· Resident of Marsabit County

· At least 1 year of relevant experience

· Ability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision

· Ability to establish strong working relationships with community members and colleagues

· Excellent verbal and written skills in English

· Computer skills

DESIRABLE

· Relevant technical/vocational qualification

· Experience working on education projects and/or with pastoralist communities

How to apply:

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. If you would like to join this dynamic team, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org, quoting the position in the email subject matter, by 2nd February 2018.

Each application should be addressed to the Regional Human Resources Manager and include the following:

· An updated CV; and

· An application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.

Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Adeso is an equal opportunity employer.

Kenya: Terms of Reference HealthStart End line Survey

Organization: Child.org
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 31 Jan 2018

http://child.org/what-we-do/heathstart-end-line-evaluation

I. Background Child.org:

We are a bunch of people dedicated to one thing and one thing only: building a world where every child has an equal opportunity. HealthStart is a programme is a School Health program run by Child.org initiated to address children’s health in school. It is aimed at reducing school absenteeism and drop out level in primary school thus improving student performance. The HealthStart program is funded by Comic Relief. Currently, HealthStart is being implemented in 25 schools in Western Kenya, Kisumu County seeking to benefit at least 10,000 school going children. This is the second phase of the program that has been ongoing for two years having accomplished its first phase which involved only 2 schools in the same region. HealthStart works through: Strengthening systems, ensuring the schools have access to health services and are taught health skills: Community involvement through setting up of health clubs whose members include both the children and parents: Provision of health services, ensuring schools have access to mosquito nets and deworming tablets and Data provision in which schools are taught how to capture and share health results. Child.org has partnered with two organizations; Ogra and Omega Foundation to implement the HealthStart program. Each partner focuses on specific areas of programme delivery that complement their strengths and experience. Omega Foundation provides mentorship, capacity building and systems strengthening to Community Based Organizations in and around Kisumu County. Omega applies this experience to HealthStart by taking the lead in the processes of systems strengthening and training in each school and community sensitization. Ogra Foundation implemented the HealthStart pilot programme and therefore have an excellent understanding of the needs, policies and challenges involved in delivery health interventions in a school setting. Ogra takes lead on the health service delivery and regular dialogue reviews with the school communities

II. The project
The HealthStart program is currently working in 25 schools in Muhoroni and Nyando Sub counties, Kisumu County which is a malaria endemic region. The schools are grouped in 5 clusters: Angoro, Ayucha, Milenya, Nyatao and Ngeny. HealthStart works with the schools, local government and communities to implement a clear and effective framework that delivers School Health and Nutrition interventions and improves educational attainment. It works to establish a robust framework within schools so that interventions delivered in have a long lasting, sustainable impact on every pupil. The project also works with different stakeholders to strengthen each stakeholder’s ability to gather data and to understand the impact and learn from it. The activities implemented by the project as relates to the program outcome areas include:

a) Systems Strengthening HealthStart works in each school to strengthen governance through the School Board of Management ; introduce the Kenya National School Health Policy of 2009, form a School Health Committee and a health clubs; embedding national policy. It also provides schools with the internal structures and partnerships with the relevant line ministries to ensure GoK provides health services and to hold local ministries to account for any failure to deliver.

b) Health Education Development The HealthStart program works with local and county level representatives from relevant ministries, as well as teachers, to understand the program framework and to disseminate engaging content including the key health messages of the Kenya National School Health Policy of 2009.

c) Community Mobilization Health clubs provide children with a structure through which to advocate for their rights holding the School Board of Management to account when their needs are not met. Parents are better informed on the health and wellbeing of their child(ren) through the introduction of the school health report card that gives a summary of a child’s nutrition status.

d) Health Services Each school went through a needs assessment process to establish existing resources/services and potential. Interventions were tailored as a result. The package in different schools included: deworming; nutrition specific interventions; LLITNs; improved sanitation; and health education. Data collected was in putted into the Kenya Demographic Health Information System to support in informing government decisions.

Partners Roles

Omega’s role in implementing the program was to ensure that all the stakeholders are identified, mobilized and capacity built to understand their roles in schools as stipulated in the Kenya National School Health policy. Omega would also ensure regular mentorship for stakeholders to ensure the policy is well understood and implemented. Ogra, on the other hand would work closely with MoH, to ensure mosquito nets, deworming tablets & vitamin A supplements are available and properly administered. Ogra was also charged with the management of regular dialogue meetings in all 20 schools, bringing Government partners, school health clubs and school management together to ensure the National School Health Policy is understood and implemented by all stakeholders.

Expected Program Outcomes:

By providing improvements to capacity building on the SHN policy alongside improvements to accessible literature on healthy and risky behaviours for School Health Committees, representatives from all stakeholders (children, teaching staff, BoM and caregivers) will have improved access to understanding and knowledge on how to stay healthy. Building capacity and strengthening systems for school governance will improve the sustainability and longevity of any other interventions and relationships developed to improve health for children and communities.

Improving inclusive channels of communication between different stakeholders, awareness of their rights and understanding of how to advocate for change will empower children, communities and schools to become agents for change. Improved access to technology for data collection, storage and sharing enables schools to understand the importance of data, to learn about key trends and needs within their community and to shape and evolve activities as a result.

III. Purpose of evaluation

The end of project evaluation is meant to assess the progress of the programme and the various challenges noted during the entire period. To assess relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability and impact of the project benefits to its targets and to analyze and effectiveness of programme approach and strategy noting the gaps and how these gaps have affected the programme. This is with a view to inform the next iteration of the HealthStart Programme.

IV. Evaluation objectives

● Assess the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability and equity of project benefits to its targets.

● Assess the project progress (indicators/outcomes) compared to baseline and end -term review data and confirm the level of change delivered by the project

● Assess the effectiveness of the partnerships between the three organizations (Child.org, Omega and Ogra) in delivery of the HealthStart program.

● Draw the key learnings from the project and recommend the replicable elements of the project for the next iteration of the HealthStart Program.

V. Scope of work

● Desk review of the baseline survey including review of data collection tools

● Visits to all the 25 project schools to conduct School Health Audits

● Conduct self-completion surveys for all class 7 & 8 pupils at each of the 25 schools

● Conduct interview surveys with sample groups of parents/caregivers from each school (house to house visits)

● Visit to partner offices in Kisumu County to conduct partner evaluations

● Present evaluation findings/Summary of key findings and recommendations to Child.org

VI. Duration of the evaluation

● The evaluation has been scheduled to take place for a period of four weeks between 2nd of March and 20th of April 2018 (ensuring that the pupil’s survey doesn’t coincide with end of term exams or fall into the April holidays).

VII. Expected deliverables

● A proposal in revert to the TOR detailing the understanding of the Terms of Reference and proposed methodology. The proposal should include an outlined budget for planned activities

● Administration of three surveys/three survey tools: pupil survey, and caregiver survey and carrying out School Health Audit

● Undertake a partnership evaluation for each of the partners and put together an evaluation report

● Consolidate an evaluation report for the entire evaluation process

VIII. Methodology

● The consultant will share his/her own methodology with Child.org. Final agreement of the methodology will be by Child.org. It will be expected that the methodology will include among other components, review of the baseline survey and tools used, carrying out school visits to undertake School Health Audits, administering the Pupil and Caregivers’ surveys, and carrying out partner evaluations for each of the partners

IX. Required expertise and qualification

● Advanced degree in Public Health/Community Health/Social Sciences

● Proven experience working in Health and Education programs

● Strong report writing skills

● Proven experience conducting Education and Health research

● Exposure or familiarity working in Kisumu County will be an added advantage

How to apply:

APPLICATION REQUIRED

All expressions of interest should include:

● Experience of the company or individual (including testimonials and a copy of a report of similar work)

● A capability statement: State the firm / organization or individual’s experience relevant to the assignment, curriculum vitae of key personnel, appropriate references and relevant testimonials. Please state your availability for the assignment.

● Technical Proposal (maximum five pages) highlighting: brief explanation about the Consultant/s with emphasis on previous experience in this kind of work; profile of the Consultant/s to be involved in undertaking the evaluation; understanding of the TOR, the task to be accomplished as well as a draft work plan.

● Financial Proposal: The financial proposal should provide cost estimates for services rendered including daily consultancy fees excluding: accommodation and living costs; transport cost, stationeries, and supplies needed for data collection; costs related to persons that will take part during the evaluation process, etc. Data collection and data processing costs are included in the account of the Consultant. The Consultant should also use his/her own computer.

All applications should be sent to hellokenya@child.org by 31st January 2018.

Reliever Teacher (3 Months) Job in Kenya

Job Title: Reliever Teacher (3 Months)
 

Grade: 2.2
 

Section: Essential Services
 

Department: Girls Leadership & Education
 

Location / Work Station: Kibera
 

Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 7.30 AM – 4.30PM
 

Reporting Relationships
 

Reports to: Head Teacher 
 

Direct reports: N/A
 

 

Job Purpose: To 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 Responsibilities and Job Dimensions

  • Teach: reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, and music to students between grade 2 and 5.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials.
  • Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Create and use variety of instruction strategies,
  • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluate students’ academic and social growth.
  • Prepare progress reports and keep records.
  • Communicate with parents on students’ progress.
  • Interpret the school program.
  • Coordinate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Create an effective environment for learning.
  • Select and requisition books and instructional aids.
  • Maintain required inventory records.
  • Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
  • Administer group standardized tests in accordance with school and national testing program.
  • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)
 

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Education/Diploma/P1 Qualifications

Professional Qualifications

  • Must be registered with Teachers Service Commision
  • This is an Entry level position but those with ability to teach arts/music and movement will have an added advantage

Functional Skills:

  • Articulating information
  • Adopting practical approaches
  • Providing insights
  • Taking action

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes:

  • Establishing rapport
  • Valuing individuals
  • Inviting feedback
  • Understanding people

ECD Teacher Job in Kenya

Job Title: Teacher of ECD
 

Grade: 2.3
 

Section: Essential Services
 

Department: Girls Learning & Education
 

Location / Work station: Mathare
 

Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 7.30 AM – 4.30PM
 

Reporting Relationships
 

Reports to: Head Teacher
 

Direct reports: N/A
 

 

Job Purpose: To 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 a generation of strong,ethical, community centred female leaders of tomorrow.
 

Key Responsibilities and Job Dimensions

  • Teach reading, language, arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, and music to students.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials.
  • Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Create and use variety of instruction strategies,
  • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluate students’ academic and social growth.
  • Prepare progress reports and keep records.
  • Communicate with parents on students’ progress.
  • Interpret the school program.
  • Coordinate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Create an effective environment for learning.
  • Select and requisition books and instructional aids.
  • Maintain required inventory records.
  • Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
  • Administer group standardized tests in accordance with school and national testing program.
  • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).
 

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in ECD

Professional Qualifications

  • Must be registered with Teachers Service Commision

Other Requirements (unique/job specific)

  • At least three years of teaching experience
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a diverse team of teachers

Functional Skills:

  • Articulating information
  • Adopting practical approaches
  • Providing insights
  • Taking action

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes:

  • Establishing rapport
  • Valuing individuals
  • Inviting feedback
  • Understanding people

Catholic University Dean of the School of Business

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa wishes to recruit a dynamic, qualified and result oriented person to fill the position of Dean of the School of Business.
 

Organizational Relationship: Reports to the Deputy Vice Chancellor / Academic Affairs
and Research.
 

JOB SUMMARY: Provide academic / administrative leadership and conducive environment for learning, teaching, research and community service.
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Offer academic leadership to the faculty hence promoting quality research, teaching and community service programmes in the faculty;
  2. Oversee/supervise all functions of the faculty including formulating and reviewing all programmes;
  3. Monitor and evaluate strategic and development plans, realistically and timely 4. Coordinate staff and students recruitment in the faculty;
  4. Organize and chair Faculty Academic and Examination board meetings;
  5. Promote unity, justice and peace in the faculty;
  6. Represent the Faculty in the University Management Board, Senate and other Committees;
  7. Oversee budget development and implementation as the Chief Accounting Officer in the Faculty;
  8. Supervise and appraise the Heads of Departments, lecturers and administrative staff within the Faculty;
  9. Be a link between the faculty and various professionals, other faculties, alumni directorate and institutions;
  10. Promote a conducive working environment in the faculty including spiritual and social welfare;
  11. Present students for graduation;
  12. Oversee timely processing of trimester examinations as the Chief Examination Officer of the faculty;
  13. Lead the faculty in resource mobilization to ensure availability of essential resources to support faculty programmes;
  14. Promote professional development of all staff;
  15. Ensure effective implementation of performance management system in the faculty;
  16. Promote University’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.
  17. Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor;

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Should be a Phd holder or equivalent;
  • At the level of Senior lecturer and above
  • Taught for at least seven years at University level;
  • Evidence of administration experience;
  • Evidence of academic leadership;
  • Should have excellent team leadership skills;
  • Proficiency in computer packages;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills;
  • Should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Applications should reach the Human Resources Manager on or before 5th January 2018.


Applicants should enclose a C.V., copies of relevant certificates and transcripts, and three reference letters from recognized persons/institutions.

NB: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES SHALL BE CONTACTED.

Contact Information

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration, Finance And Planning
P.O. Box 62157 – 00200 

Nairobi – Kenya
 

Telephone: (020)2525811-5
 

Fax: 254-20-891084
 

Rev. Dr. Pius Male Ssentumbwe
Deputy Vice-Chancellor/Administration, Finance and Planning

Kenya: TEMPORARY DRIVERS

Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 14 Dec 2017

POSITION : TEMPORARY DRIVERS

DEPARTMENT : OPERATIONS

REPORT TO : ADMIN OFFICER

LOCATION : NAIROBI/KISII/MIGORI

PURPOSE:

The Driver will be responsible for operating and maintaining transportation vehicles with a focus on safety and staff courtesy.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Maintain defensive driving and operate assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner;

· Provide a communication link between customers and staff;

· Assist passengers including handicapped in and out of the vehicle;

· Operate ramps, lifts and securement devices as required;

· Read and interpret maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient route service;

· Present safety briefing to passengers prior to each trip departure;

· Keep the assigned vehicle(s) clean inside and outside;

· Maintain accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets, vehicle maintenance, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports and other records;

· Fuel assigned vehicle and perform minor maintenance tasks on assigned vehicle(s) as required;

· Coordinate the schedule for vehicle maintenance with staff to minimize service interruptions;

· Respond to accident or medical emergencies by notifying emergency, response providers, and carrying out First Aid pending arrival of emergency personnel;

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:

Academic Qualifications:

High School Certificate

Driver’s License and Defensive Driving

Professional Qualifications:

None

Experience:

4 years’ experience

Skills

· Extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s);

· Basic automobile mechanical skills

· Good communication and interpersonal skills;

· Report writing skills and ability to read maps

· Computer literacy

How to apply:

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above-mentioned qualifications, are requested to send their cover letter and resume to MGIC_Recruitment@mgic.umaryland.edu indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email by 14th December 2017. Applicants are advised to include the position title “Temporary Driver- (Location)” as the subject.

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Premier Academy Charitable Trust 8-4-4 Secondary School Scholarships 2018

Premier Academy

Srimad Rajchandra Institute

8-4-4 Secondary School Scholarships 2018

Premier Academy Charitable Trust is awarding Four Scholarships to deserving Kenyans to pursue Secondary School education under the 8-4-4 system in any Registered Secondary School in Kenya.
 

Criteria for Qualification:
 

 

To qualify, the applicant must:

  1. Be a Kenya citizen
  2. Have passed the KCPE examinations of November 2017 with a score of 400 and above
  3. Have secured admission to a Registered Secondary School in Kenya following the 8-4-4 curriculum
  4. Provide references of good conduct from both the school and an external source such as the local Councilor / Area Chief / Church
  5. 5. Be unable to meet the expenses, proof of which will be required

Value of Scholarship: The Scholarship will cover the total fees and other mandatory expenses as laid down by the Ministry of Education and the school offering admission, on an annual basis for the full duration of the course, subject to continued academic progress and a minimum of 95% attendance at
school.
 

Application Procedure:
 

Eligible candidates must submit a handwritten application together with:

  1. A Certified Copy of their KCPE result
  2. A letter of recommendation from the Head Teacher of their Primary School
  3. A letter of Admission from a Registered Secondary School
  4. A contact Telephone Number, preferably Mobile number
The above should be received on or before 18th December 2017 by:

The Registrar’s Office, Premier Academy
P.O. Box 39513, 00623 

Nairobi
 

Tel: (020) 2339521/2
 

Mobile: 0722-205855/0733-618909
 

Applicants who do not hear from the Trust by 05 January 2018 may deem their application
unsuccessful.
 

Any applications received after the stipulated dates will not be considered.

Kenya: DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS

Organization: Kakenya’s Dream
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 24 Nov 2017

Kakenya’s Dream is a registered Trust whose mission is to invest in girls from rural communities to become agents of change through transformational, educational, health and leadership initiatives that accelerate development in Africa.

Kakenya’s Dream seeks to employ a Director of Schools who will head a new group of private schools serving kindergarten through Form 4. The School is set to open January 2018.

Job Title: Director of Schools

Reports To: Executive Director

Location: Isampin, Kilgoris, Narok County

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS

  1. Build, develop, and lead the mission-critical team of Head Teachers toward exceptional outcomes for students, families, and staff that will close existing education gaps.

  2. Leading execution and interdepartmental coordination of the core academic programs.

  3. Providing feedback to the Curriculum team, in order to improve learning outcomes and ensure that the students and the schools are consistently performing in the top tier nationally. Work with the Curriculum team to enhance and expand the quality of the learning experience beyond that of the national curriculum especially in the areas of science, technology, mathematics (STEM) and creative arts.

  4. Representing KCE with key national stakeholders, including the Ministry of Education and other government education officials Conducting necessary market and regulatory research to inform instructional systems and policies (timetable, teacher specialty configurations, retention policies, exam policy, placement policy)

  5. Managing the Academics team: Curriculum, Field Work, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Instructional Leadership, Innovation

  6. Onboard and train newly hired school head teachers and teachers that will be hired for both primary and secondary schools and assist in the recruitment and selection of other key staff to ensure that we have high-caliber leadership teams at each school.

  7. Working with the school head teacher, overseeing all instructional and cultural aspects of the school.

  8. Working with and through our school head teachers, ensure that we are being data-driven in our approach to school improvement and build strong systems for data review and subsequent interventions

  9. Coordinate the logistical and operational aspects of running two boarding schools on one campus ensuring a safe and nurturing environment conducive to learning for all students.

  10. Step to co-manage any crises that emerge at our schools in cases where the crisis calls for leadership that the school head teacher is not yet developmentally ready to provide

  11. Supervise and offer support to all the staff and teams working at the primary and the secondary school.

  12. Any other duties assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

· At least 5+ years of experience as a Principal

· Demonstrated significant student achievement results as a school leader and in ‐ depth experience in school leadership and leading Head Teachers

· Experience inside or working with a rural School.

· Strong leadership skills and personal drive

· An entrepreneurial spirit joining a fast growing team and a proven track record of results

· A Bachelor's Degree in Education

How to apply:

If you meet the above qualifications send your cover letter and CV to jobs@kakenyasdream.org by 24th November 2017.

Strathmore University Special Exempt Evening Programme in Toursim and Hospitality Management

Special Exempt Evening Programme

The School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) offers a special undergraduate programme for those who are already working in the industry and holding a professional diploma in hospitality or tourism from an accredited institution. 

This programme bridges the diploma to a degree within a period of two to three years, leading to a degree in:

  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management (BHM)
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (BTM)

 

Successful candidates may be exempted for a maximum of 50% of the units offered in the evening course degree programme. 

Candidates applying for exemption shall be required to sit for a qualifying exam in hospitality and tourism.

Entry requirements:
 

a) Be a holder of a 3- or 4-year diploma in a relevant discipline from an institution accredited by the Academic Council of the University: OR
 

b) Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by Academic Council of the University as equivalent to (a) above
 

c) Candidates who hold (a) or (b) qualifications will be required to pass the qualifying examination

The following diploma qualifications are accepted for the special exempt programme:
 

1. KNEC – Catering and Accommodation Management
2. KNEC – Food and Beverage Management
3. Kenya Polytechnic – Catering and Accommodation Management
4. Kenya Utalii College – Hotel Management
5. KNEC, KUC and Polytechnic – Tourism Management

6. Should have at least a minimum grade of C (plain)

Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee automatic admission to the Hospitality and Tourism degree programmes.

Classes run in the evening from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Monday to Friday, and on Saturdays from 8:30am to 2:30pm for three semesters per year (January-April, May-August, and September-December).

Intake is in May and September each year.