(Jobs in Kenya) Teacher Assistant at Fondazione L’Albero Della Vita Onlus (FADV) - Gazeti Jobs

(Jobs in Kenya) Teacher Assistant at Fondazione L’Albero Della Vita Onlus (FADV)

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Roles and Responsibilities:

The Teaching assistant will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to the designing of the course curriculum and negotiating appropriate learning targets to achieve the educational goals.
  • Support the planning and implementation of learning activities based on the needs of the group and specific individual needs within the statutory institution.
  • Support the main teacher of reference in promoting a safe and supportive learning environment in the statutory institution.
  • Facilitating holistic education to promote equality and diversity.
  • Modeling professional behavior according to the professional code at all times and ensuring their own professional development.
  • Support in motivating learners to develop their abilities and aspirations and assuming collective responsibility for the learner’s success.
  • Contributing to teamwork to improve the experience and achievement of learners.
  • Guiding learners towards acceptable behavior and encouraging active participation.
  • Facilitate training initiatives within the project and ensuring alignment with the education priorities of the organization.
  • Support the development and the implementation of education initiatives within local communities, in line with the organization’s priorities and objectives of the government.
  • Create and facilitate provision of content for education support online and offline.
  • Support in the development of narrative reports, ensuring that all reports are submitted on time and maintain a high degree of consistency, accuracy, and relevance.
  • Contribute to the development of education-related documents, such as Fact sheets, Presentations-Ppt etc.
  • Any other duty as required by the supervisor in line with the post and relevant to the achievement of the Tree of Life objectives.

Minimum Requirements


  • A diploma in Education or Early Childhood Development
  • C+ (plus) and above in two subjects of specialization
  • Be registered with a professional body where applicable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Classroom management skills: the ability to ensure that learning takes place effectively in a healthy and comfortable learning environment.
  • Effective communication skills: ability to give fast, clear, and immediate feedback to learners.
  • Effective teaching style incorporating a learner-centered approach.
  • Knowledge of competency-based curriculum and emerging trends in education and reforms.
  • Availability: Fully accessible in class and outside the classroom.
  • Strong rapport with learners and other care givers.
  • Ability to show courtesy and appreciation to the learner.
  • Ability to accept the different abilities of the learners and be ready to change as the context demands.
  • Alternative discipline skills: appropriate modes of correcting learners;
  • Time management skills: ensuring various activities are factored into the timetable for a holistic learning process;
  • Role model: recognizes their role as a role model for kind human behavior.
  • Background knowledge on development issues and/or areas related to child protection, juvenile justice, and education will be a strong asset.
  • Ability to work independently, suggest practical solutions, and follow up effectively on management decisions.
  • Strong understanding of the humanitarian and development context in Kenya and East Africa
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Swahili.

Other Skills Required

  • Honesty and strong ethics are required in order to be successful in this position.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated capacity and willingness to learn new ways of doing things.
  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, a participatory approach, and sustainable development.
  • Planning and management skills.


  • Minimum 1 year experience in teaching primary education.
  • Experience in implementing different learning methodologies and development of educational tools and training Curriculums
  • Experience in working with children with special needs, vulnerable children, or children in conflict with the law will be an added advantage.
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