Education & training officer - lunza, kakamega

Job Summary

The Education & Training Officer will be involved in the planning, implementation and monitoring of all of Pursue’s projects that relate to Education or Training.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

We are a small, newly established CBO based in Kakamega county. Pursue works to see communities transformed and empowered, addressing a number of causes of poverty. The Education & Training Officer will be involved in the planning, implementation and monitoring of all of Pursue’s projects that relate to Education or Training. This may include:

  1. Teacher Development Seminars (TDS)
  2. Adult Literacy classes
  3. Small business training

The initial job is a 6 month contract.

 

Key Responsibilities:

The roles and responsibilities of this position would be as follows:

  • Establish and maintain good links with rural schools, including meeting with school Directors and Head teachers
  • Attending TDS trainings
  • Carry out classroom observations of teachers, including providing them with written and verbal feedback using lesson observation criteria
  • Mentor teachers in rural schools by visiting them regularly, observing their teaching and discussing how to improve quality of teaching and learning with them
  • Assist with the administration duties required for preparing TDS trainings, including printing, purchasing resources and communicating with teachers
  • Work alongside the Education Director to compile and deliver an Adult Literacy Curriculum
  • Research existing small business training models and modify and adapt these to be appropriate for Pursue
  • Any other reasonable tasks as assigned by their manager

 

Desirable skills/qualifications:

  • Good communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
  • Pro-active problem solver
  • People management skills
  • Ability to work in a team situation
  • A personal Christian faith
  • The Education and Training Officer should ideally be a qualified teacher who has at least 3 years of experience working within the Kenyan Education system. 

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