Observation Lead Job in Kenya

Role Description:

The Observation Lead will be responsible for training and supervising Classroom Observers and ensuring the accurate and consistent collection of data on classroom dynamics and teacher-children interactions. He/She will also play a critical role in training Observers and in providing valuable insights into classroom activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Train Classroom Observers to conduct classroom observations using a structured observation tool in preschool classrooms (PP1)

Supervise Classroom Observers and ensure adherence to designated observation protocols

Conduct ongoing quality control on observational data to maintain accuracy and consistency

Provide support and guidance to Classroom Observers as needed

Attend project meetings and training sessions as required

Maintain confidentiality and adhere to ethical guidelines throughout the observation process

Required Skills and Attributes:

Candidates must reside in Tharaka Nithi County or be willing to relocate to the county

Be fluent in English and demonstrate proficiency in written and spoken languages in Tharaka Nithi County

Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences or a related field. Candidates with a Master’s degree would be preferred.

Have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Experience with data collection or research is preferred

Ability to maintain objectivity and neutrality during observations

Willingness to travel to all experimental schools spread across the county

Female candidates are encouraged to apply

How To Apply

The application should be addressed to:

Kenyatta University

The Deputy Vice Chancellor

Finance and Administration

PO Box 43844-00100


Interested candidates who meet the required qualification and experience are invited to submit their application through this email: dvc-af@ku.ac.ke and a copy to hubleader-wee@ku.ac.ke with “Tharaka Nithi County Observation Lead” in the subject line. Only e-mail applications with attachment of relevant testimonials will be accepted.