Maths & Science Teacher

Role: Maths & Science Teacher

Area: Education

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Direct Supervisor: School Principal

Contract: Full Time, Temporary, Renewable

Still I Rise is an international NGO with a mission to provide quality education to refugee and underprivileged youth. We established Still I Rise to respond to a precise need: provide education and a safe social environment to children around the world. We are now launching the first Still I Rise International school for refugees in Nairobi. We will follow an international curriculum and the Still I Rise educational model based on three pillars: education, personal development and safe space.

This position involves teaching Maths at various levels, from very basic to advanced in the first International School for refugee and disadvantaged children in Kenya.

The instruction of Science courses will also follow the teaching standards of international schools, including in the curriculum biology, earth system science, chemistry, and physics.
This position involves working both independently and with a teaching team.

The Maths and Sciences Teacher will be an inspiring, proactive, and energetic person with strong mentoring abilities. Someone curious, ambitious and eager to explore new and challenging didactic techniques.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lesson Planning: Plan, deliver and facilitate dynamic, active, and creative Maths and Science lessons for diverse classes of students aged 10-17. Create enhanced opportunities for real-life applications of concepts using technology and project based learning.

  • Progress Monitoring: Review and monitor the progress of all students and identify their individual learning needs in collaboration with the School Principal. Differentiate instruction to meet the learning needs of the students.

  • Reporting and Admin: Managing all admin tasks such as attendance and assessment reporting to the School Principal.

  • Curriculum Design: All teachers are expected to design and develop different levels of Maths & Science curricula, following specific given guidelines, but integrating to them new and ambitious teaching and educational techniques, working independently and as a part of the team.

  • Behavioural Management: Managing students with differing life experiences and adverse childhood experiences in collaboration with the School Principal and the Child Protection Officer.

  • Teacher Development: Attend training and professional development meetings.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Native or proficient knowledge of the English language written and oral;

  • Kenian nationality;

  • Teaching Service Commission (TSC) Number;

  • Academic or Professional Certificates;

  • Completion of CRB/Background check;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Animal Science, Education and related field or equivalent training and experience;

  • At least two years teaching experience;

  • Completion of CRB/background check;

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills;

  • Ability to mentor students on a daily basis;

  • Commitment and willingness to work in a challenging and changing environment;

  • Curiosity, ambition, willingness to create and experiment new teaching techniques;

  • Determined team player.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  • International Teaching Qualification and/or experience Teaching Maths & Science to English language learners preferred;

  • Experience teaching children and teenagers;

  • Experience working with refugee populations;

  • Experience working with vulnerable people.

How to apply

Candidates are invited to submit their application including their CV, cover letter and TSC number by emailing:

[email protected] and specifying the subject “MATHS AND SCIENCE TEACHER NAIROBI”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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