Primary School Teachers Jobs 2015 – Shining Hope for Communities


Position: Primary Teacher

2 Positions

Location: Kibera

Reports to: Head Mistress

Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30am to 4:30amKey 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, Diploma or B.e.d will be an added advantage
  • At least 2 years’ experience teaching upper primary, particularly Class 7&8
  • Should be willing to give in extra hours at no extra pay
  • Good communication skills
  • Male teachers are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates can apply to [email protected] by C.O.B 2nd October 2015.