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NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - SHOFCO

Organization Profile


SHOFCO is a grassroots organization that unlocks the potential of urban slum dwellers to lead hopeful and fulfilling lives. SHOFCO disrupts survival mode by providing critical services including health care, clean water, education, and economic empowerment; and links these efforts to a community-led advocacy platform. SHOFCO is a rapidly-growing organization that currently impacts over 300,000 people across 9 urban slums in Kenya. Over the next 5-10 years, SHOFCO aims to become a national platform for urban slum transformation across Kenya, demonstrating a scalable and replicable model that can be used around the world. For more information, please visit www.shofco.org

French Teacher

Job Overview
The teacher should demonstrate fluency in the French language and proficiency for teaching and must have a bachelor’s degree/diploma either in education or French and satisfy all teaching certification requirements.
Key duties and responsibilities and job dimensions
·         Prepare and deliver French lessons to students of diverse age groups.
·         Evaluate and grade students’ class work, assignments, and papers.
·         Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and lesson notes.
·         Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
·         Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
·         Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
·         Maintain records of students’ assessment results, progress, feedback, or school performance,
·         Provide private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance, improve occupational skills, or prepare for academic or occupational tests.
·         Research or recommend textbooks, software, equipment, or other learning materials to complement lessons.
·         Participate in training and development sessions to improve teaching practices or learn new teaching techniques.
·         Organize teaching environment to promote productivity and learning.
Academic qualifications
Bachelor’s degree/diploma either in education or French
Professional Qualifications
Professional qualification in French language
Other requirements (unique/job specific)
·         This is an Entry level position
·         Preference to lower school experienced lady teachers
Functional Skills
·         Must possess good leadership skills
·         Good command of English and French, eloquent and must have good interpersonal skill. Coordination skill
·         Time management
·         Creative, interactive and engaging in teaching methods
·         Familiarity with school administrative tasks and learning methods
·         Great communication and organizational skills
·         Cool-tempered and positive attitude
·         Create interactive French classroom sessions.

Assistant Class Teacher

Job Description
To supervise the students and provide learning support and guidance. He / She should be ready to assist the lead teacher with the development and implementation of education plans as well as identify and solve issues with the educational, social and emotional development of learners. The Assistant Teacher should be committed to developing meaningful relationships with pupils and giving constructive feedback to help them grow and improve.
Responsibilities 
·         Facilitate Learning of the pupils
·         Maintain order at all times
·         Motivate and encourage learners
·         Assisting in marking and correcting work
·         Helping with school events, trips and activities
·         Handle indiscipline cases in the classroom
·         Student progress report
·         Maintaining daily records of pupils attendance
·         Help develop pupils’ abilities
·         Proper Management, usage and storage of all resources and equipment allocated.
·         Preparation of Records of work covered.
Qualifications
·         P1 or Diploma in Education
·         Key considerations will be given to candidates able to handle arts, music, drama, traditional dances and other practical competency areas.
·         This is an Entry level position hence TSC registration is not a requirement
Functional Skills
·         Trained P1 teacher
·         Coordination skills
·         Time management
·         Creative, interactive and engaging in teaching methods
·         Familiarity with school administrative tasks and learning methods
·         Great communication and organizational skills
·         Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

P1 Reliever (6 Positions)

Job Description
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.
Responsibilities
·         Teach: reading, language arts, social studies, 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.
Qualifications
·         P1 or Diploma in Education
·         Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission
·         This is an entry level position
·         Preference to lower school experienced lady teachers
Functional Skills
·         Articulating information
·         Adopting practical approaches
·         Providing insights
·         Taking action
Behavioural Competencies/Attributes
·         Establishing rapport
·         Valuing individuals
·         Inviting feedback
·         Understanding people

P1 Teacher (Lower School & Upper School)

Job Overview
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 duties and responsibilities
·         Teach: reading, language arts, social studies, 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.
Qualifications
·         P1 or Diploma in Education.
·         Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission
·         This is an entry level position
·         Preference to lower school experienced lady teachers
Functional Skills
·         Articulating information
·         Adopting practical approaches
·         Providing insights
·         Taking action
Behavioural Competencies/Attributes
·         Establishing rapport
·         Valuing individuals
·         Inviting feedback
·         Understanding people

IT Officer

Job Description
SHOFCO is seeking a results-oriented and innovative IT Officer to join a vibrant IT team. The IT Officer   will be responsible for installing and maintaining computer networks, communication systems, business systems, hardware and software. Other responsibilities include working with the systems administrators to document designs and architectures, workflow diagrams, standard operating procedures and systems solutions, and working with external technology partners.
 Responsibilities
·         Maintain system efficiency and ensure design of system allows all components to work properly together.
·         Analyse and isolate issues and troubleshoot problems reported by users.
·         Maintain networks integrity and ensure systems security.
·         Monitoring systems for performance, security and availability.
·         Produce user and support guides in tandem with best practice.
·         Educate and coach users in the proper use of systems.
·         Contribute to change projects.
·         As required, administer servers, desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, phones, software deployment, security updates and patches.
·         Participate in IT project management to ensure success in IT projects.
·         Participate in design, implementation and support of Networks infrastructure.
Qualifications
·         At least 4 years’ experience in IT systems administration, IT operations and management.
·         Bachelors degree in Information Technology, BBIT or any other related field.
·         Qualification in Information Technology or any other related field.
·         ITIL, CCNA and A+ certifications are desired.
·         Working knowledge of infrastructure including servers, storage, firewalls, routers etc. or working knowledge of software (APIs, programming, configuration).
·         Skills in ERP implementation and support is a strong plus.
·         Working Knowledge in database administration especially ORACLE and SQL.
·         Working Knowledge of Salesforce Administration is desired.
How to Apply
Please submit an application by email ONLY to jobskibera@shininghopeforcommunities.org with the job title as subject line on or before November 20th 2019. Due to the high number of expected applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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