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SHOFCO Kibera Teacher of Music

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)

Job Title: Teacher of Music

Grade: 2.3

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

  • Teach both theory and practical music to students.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials.
  • Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Create and use variety of instruction strategies,
  • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluate students’ academic and social growth.
  • Prepare progress reports and keep records.
  • Communicate with parents on students’ progress.
  • Interpret the school program.
  • Coordinate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Create an effective environment for learning.
  • Select and requisition books and instructional aids.
  • Maintain required inventory records.
  • Supervise students in and out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
  • Administer group standardized tests in accordance with school and national testing program.
  • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
  • 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 music Major or P1 with strong music teaching experience

Professional Qualifications

  • Any music professional experience e.g ABRSM

Other requirements (unique/job specific)

  • At least three years of music teaching experience
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a diverse team of teachers
  • Should have composed and presented music items up to National level

Functional Skills:

  • Articulating information
  • Adopting practical approaches
  • Providing insights
  • Taking action

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes:

  • Establishing rapport
  • Valuing individuals
  • Inviting feedback
  • Understanding people

How to Apply:

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

Applications without this information will not be considered.

DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis.

Applications should reach us no later than 11th December 2017.



Updated: December 7, 2017 — 6:12 am
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