Teacher Coach (Dadaab)

Recruiter / Employer: Lutheran World Federation
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Our partners in Kenya-Somalia Program include: Lutheran Churches and their related agencies, The European Commission (ECHO), WFP, UNICEF and UNHCR with whom we are key implementing partners.  LWF Kenya – Somalia Program is seeking to recruit Kenyan national for the following position to be based in Dadaab.

The incumbent will report directly to Education Officer – Curriculum and Quality or his/her designate.

 Primary responsibilities

  • Provide trainings for teachers based on needs assessment and data analysis from teacher classroom observations.
  • To organize and coordinate school based in-service programmes to upgrade teacher’s knowledge and skills for improved teaching and learning;
  • Provide post teacher training support coaching and mentorship, lead teacher’s monthly circles or reflective meetings
  • Organize school based and zonal subject panels to facilitate sharing of knowledge, innovations and new trends
  • To interpret the curriculum in all subjects to ensure effective teaching and learning; organize workshops/seminars/symposiums to share ideas and further knowledge in subject areas
  • Train teachers on the preparation of effective teaching and learning aids and how to organize/display them in the classrooms.
  • To observe teachers during classroom instruction, provide feedback and provide model lessons for teachers.
  • Train and support teachers in preparation of teacher professional documents like schemes of work, lesson plans, class registers etc.
  • To set an example of a presentable role model of a school classroom teacher to the teachers.

Oversight of teacher education interventions 

  • Oversee the initial training of learning of teachers, as well as their continuous professional development.  
  • Monitor progress towards the objectives and intended outputs pertaining to teacher education using routine data, spot checks, observation, and other methodologies. 
  • Provide regular written and verbal reports on education activities to the supervisor and senior management, project partners and donors.
  • Promote the quality of teacher education activities by setting up quality assurance mechanisms and checks in collaboration with other staff. 


  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Education.
  • Have a valid Teaching Certificate (Registered with TSC)
  • Have served as Primary teacher in refugee set up or in an informal settlement either rural or urban for a minimum period of one (5) years;
  • Have successfully undertaken the relevant TPD modules, at least two on EiE
  • Demonstrate ability to supervise, mentor and provide professional support to r teachers;
  • Minimum of 5 years classroom teaching experience and/or teacher coaching and mentorship experience.
  • Experience of working in refugee schools or with refugee community in the camp or urban set up.
  • Working knowledge and experience in inclusive education and mainstreaming child protection and gender in education
  • Knowledge and experience in conducting and managing teacher trainings.
  • Basic IT skills such as email, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to use e-learning devices for teaching, data collection, analysis and dissemination
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English

Context related skills; knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):

  • Ability to tolerate diverse cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place
  • Experience in working with refugee community.
  • A good team player with high degree of initiative, flexibility and tolerance

 LWF/WS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. LWF/WS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.

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