• Full Time
  • Nairobi

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)

Job Description

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a non-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya and New York, NY that combats urban poverty and gender inequity in the slums of Nairobi. Kennedy Odede, who grew up in the Kibera slum, founded SHOFCO in 2004 with a focus on youth and gender empowerment. SHOFCO has four initiative areas: education, health, economic and community empowerment, and water and sanitation. The organization is currently active in the Kibera and Mathare slums of Nairobi.Grade: G5

Section: Essential Services

Department: Girls Learning & Education

Location / Work station: Mathare

Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 7.30 AM – 4.30PM

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Head Teacher

Direct reports: N/A

Job Purpose:

To be responsible for creating a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favourable to learning and personal growth; this is aimed at ultimately developing a generation of strong, ethical, community centred female leaders of tomorrow.

Key Responsibilities and Job Dimensions

  1. Teach both theory and practical ICT to students.
  2. Develop lesson plans and instructional materials.
  3. Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  4. Create and use variety of instruction strategies,
  5. Translate lesson plans into learning experiences.
  6. Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  7. Evaluate students’ academic and social growth.
  8. Prepare progress reports and keep records.
  9. Communicate with parents on students’ progress.
  10. Interpret the school program.
  11. Coordinate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  12. Create an effective environment for learning.
  13. Select and requisition books and instructional aids.
  14. Maintain required inventory records.
  15. Supervise students in and out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
  16. Administer group standardized tests in accordance with school and national testing program.
  17. Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
  18. Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Education with ICT Major or P1 with strong ICT teaching experience

Professional Qualifications

  • Knowledge of STEM Curriculum will be an added advantage

Other requirements (unique/job specific)

  1. At least three years of ICT teaching experience
  2. Proven ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a diverse team of teachers
  3. Should have ability to design ICT Curriculum
  4. Knowledge of STEM Curriculum will be an added advantage

Functional Skills: Behavioural Competencies/Attributes:

  1. Articulating information
  2. Adopting practical approaches
  3. Providing insights
  4. Taking action Establishing rapport
  5. Valuing individuals
  6. Inviting feedback
  7. Understanding people

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  jobsmathare@shininghopeforcommunities.org
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 30 September. 2021