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NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – SHOFCO

Shining Hope for Community (SHOFCO)
 
Position: Primary Teacher
 
Location: Mathare
 
Reports to:Headmistress
 
Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30am to 4:30am

Key and Responsibilities

  • Teaches reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, and music to students in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by KSG, and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, 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.
Minimum Requirements
 
The candidate should have;
  • Must have P1 training certificate from a recognized institution
  • At least 1 year experience with experience of teaching both lower and upper primary
  • Computer Literate
  • Patient and understanding
  • Good communication skills


Position: ECD Teacher
 
Location: Mathare
 
Reports to:Headmistress
 
Hours: Mon- Fri, 8:00am to 5:00pm
 
Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • The jobholder is responsible for childcare duties at on-site daycare center accurately, efficiently, and following all guidelines. 
  • Assists in development and execution of plans for the Daycare; performing routine and non-routine tasks.
  • Organize, implement, coordinate, and control services of the childcare program
  • Set up and maintain an organized and clutter free environment safe for the children
  • Supervising children/infants at all times
  • Oversee the assigned daycare attendants
  • Responsible for submitting and implementing a weekly themed lesson plan
  • Carry out proper child guidance
  • Carry out home visits to the respective children’s home to ascertain proper child care and rearing continues within the household
  • Cleaning and maintaining a safe environment for children
  • Assisting in feeding the children during meals set up
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Coordinate parent partnership plan to ensure effective child care and protection among the caregivers/parents
Personal attributes
  • High level of motivation, organization, honesty, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Accurate and detail oriented
Requirements
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Development
  • At least 1 year experience
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with parents
  • Be respectful
  • Child friendly with no previous record of child abuse
  • Be flexible
  • Team oriented
How to Apply:
 
Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Officer, jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org quoting their current and expected salaries.  

Applications without this information will not be considered. 

DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Applications should reach us no later than 19th October 2016.

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