February 2019 Windle International Guidance and Counselling Teacher Job in Kakuma Kenya

Windle International Kenya (WIK)

Position Title: Guidance and Counselling Teacher

Ref: 05/19

Location: Kakuma

Contract Term: 9 months’ contract with possibility for extension

Background: Windle International Kenya (WIK) is a humanitarian education 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.

WIK is working in partnership with World University Service of Canada (WUSC) to implement the Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP) Phase II – a UK Aid Department for International Development funded girl’s education project in northern Kenya.

KEEP-II will deliver significant results in terms of improved learning outcomes; increased numbers of girls remaining in school and transitioning to the next grade and a positive supportive environment that value and promotes girls learning.

Windle International Kenya is seeking for suitable candidates to fill the position of a Guidance and Counselling Teacher based in Kakuma.

Duties and Responsibilities

The individual recruited for this position will be expected to carry out the following duties:

  • Coordinate the guidance and counselling support services in schools by pooling the services of teachers, parents and school administration.
  • Support in transition of girls from one grade to the other by promoting student success, attendance and retention
  • Provide preventive services
  • Respond to identified needs by implementing a comprehensive school counselling program.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Education with options in counselling or psychology.
  • Registration with the Teachers Service Commission.
  • 3 years’ experience of teaching with a demonstrated role in guidance and counselling.
  • Proven knowledge of counselling.
  • Ability to work well in unstable and frequently changing security environments.
  • Willingness to work and live in often remote areas under basic conditions.
  • Thorough understanding of the local community and area of operation – with mastery in the local language

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates from the indicated ward should drop their application that should include a Cover Letter, CV and Copies of Certificates at the Windle International Kenya Kakuma office or send to applications@windle.org quoting reference number 05/19 on or before Monday 25th February 2019.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

All application documents MUST be submitted as one continuous document in either PDF or Ms. Word format and this document clearly bear the applicant’s names.

Windle International – Kenya selection processes reflect our commitment to equal opportunity regardless of one’s gender, disability, religion or ethnic affiliation.

We work in schools and are committed to safeguard children from abuse.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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