Norwegian Refugee Council Journalism Skills Teacher Job in Dadaab, Kenya

Norwegian Refugee Council

Journalism Skills Teacher – Dadaab

(Kenya Nationals Only)

Webcruiter ID: 4210920954

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to populations.

The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Ethiopia in 2011.

Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Kakuma ), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).

The NRC Horn of Africa & Yemen mission is an expanding programme.

NRC started its operations in Kenya in the refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007.

NRC has WASH, Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihood and Information Counselling and Legal Assistant programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab, Kakuma and Mandera.

The Project Skill teacher is responsible for teaching students in journalism skills in Youth Education Pack Centers in Dadaab

Duties and responsibilities

  • Plan and implement instructional activities for the students as per the syllabus to ensure active and meaningful learning experience
  • Use of training materials according to procedures
  • Assist the assistant teachers in their work
  • Suggest new methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities
  • Report all protection related concerns
  • Carry out data collection as required
  • Prepare field reports as required/ directed.
  • Prepare and file relevant documents as required by line manager
  • Preparing and maintain teacher professional records not limited to schemes of work, lesson plans, lesson notes, record of work covered and other records
  • Assess and evaluate students continuously as per the training program requirements and maintain students’ progress records.
  • Provide feedback to parents and project officer on pupil’s progress during education forums and report forms
  • Responsible for the Registration and conduction of National Examinations.
  • Prepare and maintain updated inventory for training resources assigned
  • Ensure that safety precautions are observed always during training.
  • Participate in mobilization and enrolment of learners.
  • Carry out basic maintenance of equipment assigned.
  • Facilitate placement of learners in various industry enterprises during field practice training and attachments.
  • Provide Entrepreneurship and business skills training to his learners
  • Take part in designing, procurement and distribution of basic business start-up capital to YEP graduate.
  • Guide and mentor assistant teacher in pedagogical competency and professional approach to work.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor


  • Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • KCSE Certificate
  • Hold a recognized Diploma in Journalism and media studies.
  • Holds a recognized certificate in teaching methodology in Technical Education
  • Two year previous experience in teaching youth in a school/college / Vocational training institution setting
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English
  • Accurate and keen to details
  • Knowledge of the local Somali language is an added advantage
  • Ability to tolerate diverse cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place
  • Experience in working with underprivileged youth.
  • A good team player with high degree of initiative, flexibility and tolerance

Personal qualities

  • Dedicated to work
  • Creative and innovative
  • Inclusive in working with others
  • Accountable
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Working with people
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Communicate with impact and respect
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Good interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English
  • Accurate and keen to details
  • A good team player with high degree of initiative, flexibility and tolerance

We can offer

Duty station: Dadaab

Contract period up to 31st December 2020 with possibility of extension.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.


Application deadline: 29/03/2020

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Updated: March 18, 2020 — 6:50 am