Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations.
The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Kakuma ), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).
The NRC Horn of Africa & Yemen mission is an expanding programme. NRC started its operations in Kenya in the refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007.
NRC is seeking to recruit 4 ALP Teachers. The ALP Teachers will take the lead in implementation of the NRCs alternative education programmes and as well conduct on-the-job teacher training and mentoring of inexperienced teachers.
The ALP Teacher report to the Education Project Officer.
- Deliver lessons and organize learning activity sessions in the subject of specialization.
- Together with the senior ALP teachers, 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 Center leader.
- 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.
- Have five years of teaching experience in Primary School
- Hold P1 Certificate/Education or recognized two-year Diploma in two of the following subjects: English, Kiswahili, Somali, Science, Mathematics, Social Studies or Islamic or Christian Religious Education. (Note the selected candidates will over all teaching subjects apart from language and religious studies).
- High level of personal integrity, cultural awareness & sensitivity.
- High standard of English methodology including oral skills and teaching English to speakers of other languages.
Education field: Education
Education level: Academy college / University
- Experience in Mentoring.
- Having simple individual counselling and conflict resolution skills
- Keen in ensuring accuracy and precision in all his/her works with attention to detail.
- Goal oriented, with 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 a plus factor.
- Clear vision and creativity
- Flexibility, reliability and a team spirit
- Ability to work long hours and in challenging situations
Duty station: Dadaab
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.
- Location: Kenya
- Industry: Emergency Relief
- Special field: Education / Training
- Role: Supervisor