AEP Teacher

Recruiter / Employer: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Job Description

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.

Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To take the lead in implementation of the NRCs alternative education programmes.
  • To conduct on-the-job teacher training and mentoring of inexperienced teachers. The teacher should be able to efficiently identify training gaps and complement and assist the teacher during lesson.
  • Adhere to and promote NRC's Child Safeguarding policy in your interaction with children under your care
  • Conduct teaching in manner that promotes the social and emotional wellbeing of learners
  • Teach all subjects to primary learners (normally slightly over-age) on alternative education programmes (accelerated, catch-up) at primary level with the aim of them returning to normal school to take the KCPE.
  • To serve as a model and mentor for inexperienced teacher colleagues.
  • To provide on-the-job training, mentor and supervise inexperienced teachers.
  • Take the lead in guiding the teaching team on the lesson content while referring to the curricular provided.
  • Document the day to day progress which is to be used for the improvement of the program.
  • Deliver lessons and organize learning activity sessions in the subject of specialization.
  • Together with the Education Officer, prepare the learning scheme of work and required lesson plans
  • Keep records of student' attendance, progress and assessment.
  • Prepare and administer continuous assessment tests and internal examinations to assess learners' progress and knowledge assimilation
  • Together the senior ALP teachers submit evaluations, attendance sheets and monthly reports to the Head Teacher and Education Officer.
  • Ensure availability of all the necessary teaching aids and materials in liaison with the senior ALP teachers
  • Remain up to date on pedagogical methods and ensure a child-friendly environment where each child's need are identified and addressed.
  • Monitor and support each learner and inform students of their progress.
  • Maintain good communications with parents concerning the progress of their children.
  • Any other duties that may be given by supervisor.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Hold P1 Certificate/Education or recognized two-year Diploma.
  • Must be registered with TSC
  • Have five years of teaching experience in Primary School
  • High level of personal integrity, cultural awareness & sensitivity and empathy for children.
  • High standard of English methodology including oral skills and teaching English to speakers of other languages.
  • Personal qualities

Experience in Mentoring.

  • Having simple individual counseling and conflict resolution skills
  • Keen in ensuring accuracy and precision in all his/her works with attention to detail.
  • Goal-oriented, with the ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work and live in a generally insecure and harsh environment
  • Excellent communication skills, flexible, readily adaptable to new challenges and approaches.
  • Knowledge and experience of special needs education and practice are a plus factor.
  • Clear vision and creativity
  • Flexibility, reliability, and a team spirit
  • Ability to work long hours and in challenging situations

Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

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