Windle International – Kenya (WIK)
Position Title: Special Needs Education Teachers (13 positions)
Location: Seven in Dadaab and Six in Kakuma
- Hearing Impairment (4 in Kakuma; 5 in Dadaab)
- Visual Impairment (2 in Kakuma; 2 in Dadaab)
Contract term: 7 Months contract with possibility for extension
Windle International – Kenya (WIK), a member of Windle International, is a humanitarian organization providing education to refugees and needy Kenyans. WIK was founded in 1977 with the belief that good education was essential if Africa was to meet the challenges it faced.
Windle International Kenya (WIK) and its partner World University Service of Canada (WUSC) are implementing the Strengthening inclusive learning environments (Shule) Project, with funding from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM).
The goal of the Shule Project is to strengthen the quality of education provision for refugee girls in Northern Kenya to improve transition outcomes, particularly for girls with special needs and over-aged learners.
In order to achieve this objective, the project will:
- Increase access to extracurricular academic support programs for vulnerable refugee girls in upper primary, particularly girls with special needs and over-aged learners
- Enhance ability of teachers to deliver high-quality education using gender-responsive pedagogy and inclusive teaching methods
- Improve the accessibility of digital teaching and learning materials for secondary school students and teachers
The project works in Kakuma and Dadaab Refugee Camps and the surrounding host communities.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Education, (Special Needs Education)
- 3 years’ experience teaching students with disabilities in a Secondary School with proven performance and outstanding results.
- Registered with the Teachers Service Commission
- Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point).
- A strong passion and commitment to work with and for persons with disabilities.
- Able and willing to live, work, travel in fast-paced and insecure environment adhering to strict security guidelines.
- Flexible, with ability to handle multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines.
- Strong planning, organization and problem solving skills with ability to work hands-on, independently, and within teams in a difficult work environment.
- Strong communication (written & spoken) and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work with staff and students from diverse cultures
How to Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please send your résumé with a cover letter quoting the position title and reference number on the subject line of your email to: email@example.com on or before 5.00pm Thursday 15th November 2018.
Clearly indicate the preferred location (Kakuma or Dadaab).
All application documents MUST be submitted as one continuous document in either PDF or Ms. Word format and documents clearly bear the applicant’s names.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Windle International Kenya’s selection processes reflect our commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment.
We work in schools and are committed to safeguard children from abuse.