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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Special Needs Education Teachers jobs in Kenya

Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service Kenya/Djibouti program is seeking to recruit Kenyan nationals for the following position to be based in Dadaab Refugee Camp

Special Needs Education Teachers
3 Positions

The Primary school SNE teacher will be based in Dadaab Hagadera Camp and shall be responsible for developing and fostering appropriate skills and social abilities to enable learners achieve optimum development according to age, ability and aptitude.

He/she will work hand in hand with the Education Officers and other Sectors to facilitate learning and improve proper curriculum implementation in schools.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

    * Overall responsible for implementing & evaluating curriculum in the least restrictive environment to children with SNE
    * Establish and maintain up to date professional and administrative records.
    * Train SNE children in co-curriculum activities, assess & prescribe right equipment to SNE children & train them to use
    * Planning, preparing and presenting lessons that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class.
    * Staying up to date with changes and developments in the curriculum structure
    * Working with the school management and stakeholders to ensure participation of SNE learners in all education aspects
    * Guide and train parents of children with disability on basic conception for upbringing of their children
    * Involve the refugee community through the PTA in SNE issues, Monitors conduct community mobilization and sensitization on significance of SNE

Professional Qualification:

    * P1 Certificate from Kenya National Examination Council with a Diploma in SNE
    * Registered by Teachers Service Commission
    * Computer literacy
    * Has attended various short courses on SNE to keep abreast with new developments in the sector
    * Competencies: Assessment teacher of children with special needs and teacher trainer

Relevant Experience:

    * At least 4 years of progressive experience as SNE teacher
    * Assessment teacher of children with special needs and teacher trainer
    * Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO will be an added advantage.
    * Experience in inclusive education and safe learning environments initiatives/learner centered model of teaching

Personal Attributes:

    * High level of motivation, integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
    * Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place
    * Excellent communication skills, time management, organization and presentation skills
    * A good team player with high degree of initiative, flexibility and tolerance

“LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS 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.”

Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment.

They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 3 January, 2011

Human Resources Officer,
Lutheran World Federation,
P.O. Box 40870 00100,

Or e-mail to by end of business on 3rd January 2011.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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