Recruiter / Employer: Mount Kenya University(MKU)
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Duties and responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of Braille transcription work
  • Assists Lecturer with the preparation of classroom and teaching materials for visually impaired students; and assists with the instruction and supervision of students.
  • Transcribes materials from print to Braille and Braille to print.
  • Operate braille equipment and/or computers in transcribing materials from print to Braille
  • Provide specialized assistance in Braille reading and writing.
  • Maintain confidentiality to protect privacy of students, families and staff.
  • Assists with the supervision, guidance and instruction of students in a wide variety of areas
  • Check students’ progress and assists with individual work assignments.
  • Administer tests, assignments and examinations
  • Requirements

  • Certificate or diploma or equivalent in brailling and debrailling.
  • Professional training and paid or volunteer experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of Braille transcription methods.
  •  Knowledge of general problems and behaviors of visually impaired students.
  • Knowledge of effective methods and techniques for assisting with the skill development and educational progress of visually impaired students
  • Ability to perform Braille transcription work.
  • Ability to operate Braille equipment, a computer and specialized software and Braille embosser.
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