Saturday, 11 June 2016

Primary Teacher


By on 1:57 pm


Position: Primary Teacher
Employer: Shining Hope for Community
Location: Kibera

Reports to: Headmistress

Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30am to 4:30am


Key and Responsibilities

  • Teaches reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, and music to students in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by KSG, and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by professional growth activities.
  • Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with school and national testing program.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

Minimum Requirements
  • The candidate should have;
  • Must have P1 training certificate from a recognized institution
  • At least 1 year experience with experience of teaching both lower and upper primary
  • Computer Literate
  • Patient and understanding
  • Good communication skills

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Officer, jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org quoting their current and expected salaries.

Applications without this information will not be considered.

DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.