2 Teacher – Karamojong Speaking NGO Jobs – Dwelling Places (DP)

Organisation: Dwelling
Places (DP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Restore
Program Manager
About US:
Dwelling Places (DP)
is a registered Christian Non Governmental Organization
(NGO) which
specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and
follow-up of children living on the streets. The overall objective of DP is to
have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place
to call home.
Job Summary:  The Teacher (Karamojong Speaking) will ensure
that all the young children placed in the residential care or supported by DP
and accorded a chance to attain at least one minimum academic qualification
based on their abilities and discipline.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct individual assessments of children and development of
    personalised learning programs and timetables.
  • Ensure children in the Creative Learning Center are supervised at
    all times
  • Provide various experiences and activities for children including
    songs, games and storytelling
  • Participate in the orientation of the newly recruited children
  • Ensure that the children have a hygienic, safe and conducive
    learning environment
  • Develop lesson plans for the classes teach, implement and assist in
    completing the assessment of the children.
  • Assist in developing individualized plans and provide a nurturing
    environment, which support the individual development of each young child.
  • Teach the basic education needs that include English and Mathematics
    based on the individual assessment and lesson plans
  • Promote a reading culture amongst the young children to improve
    their reading and pronunciation of English words
  • Organise monthly presentations for the children to exhibit what they
    have learnt.
  • Liaise with the social workers to counsel and sensitize the children
    on the child protection policy and their rights as children
  • Keep students records updated with the relevant information.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating class trimming
  • Liaise with the health department to facilitate proper first aid to
    the TRH children.
  • Discuss identified problems and needs with professionals as
    appropriate while keeping a high level of confidentiality for the
    children’s information.
  • Assist in receiving and distribution of school requirements.
  • Participate in the DP internal and external teacher’s trainings
  • Build the children’s esteem and comfort them when needed
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures
  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the line manager. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Dwelling Places Teacher – Karamojong
    Speaking job placement should hold a diploma in early childhood
    development/ Nursery teaching or related field of study
  • Qualified Primary/Nursery school teacher
  • At least two years of experience teaching in the classroom
  • An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience
    may be substitute
  • Possess the professional and personal characteristics necessary for
    working effectively with school personnel and the community
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to identify and solve problems; ability to make decisions
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Able to disciple, mentor, and give biblical counseling
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send the following;
  • A handwritten application letter with
    and updated CV with academic qualifications
  • A pastor’s letter, LC1 Letter and letter
    of recommendation from previous employer
  • Two passport size photos
Deliver your
applications to: Dwelling Places Head Office – Off Nalukolongo Masaka road near
Mutundwe Police Station between 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday or email
to: hr.dwellingplaces@gmail.com or call 0312-513701
Deadline: 8th February 2019
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