Special Need Coordinator Jobs – Watoto Child Care Ministries




Job Title:       Special Need Coordinator
Organization: Watoto
Child Care Ministries
Duty Station: 
Watoto Children’s Village, Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Watoto Child Care Ministries is
a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and restores
dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical, spiritual and
emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi and Gulu.
Job Summary:   The Special Need Coordinator will provide a
Christian Education environment through individualised education plans (IEPs)
for all special needs learners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Academics
  • Assess
    all recommended and referred learners to identify learning challenges
  • Develop
    individualised education programs for each learner to enhance their
    abilities.
  • To
    keep updated with the education internal and external reforms regarding special
    needs education and, ensure there is communication of the same to school
    administration.
  • Implement
    IEPs, assess pupils’ performance and, track their progress
  • Discuss
    and appraise parents, teachers, village RSW, and, school administration on
    pupil’s progress
  • Record
    keeping of IEPs and, academic meeting sessions held in school, both with
    teachers and other key stakeholders.
Administration
  • To
    generate ideas for the improvement of the school’s special learners’
    education, management and, oversee pupil tracking and reporting.
  • Implement
    and ensure the IEPS are followed, to enable all learners reach their full
    potential
  • Ensure
    adequate supply of learning resources and equipment for the interventions
    to be successful
  • Act
    as a contact person for special education in the school.
  • Conduct
    relevant training for staff to support the special needs learners
  • Attend
    all staff meetings, departmental meetings, school leadership meetings and,
    district special needs-related meetings.
Growth and Development
  • To
    promote and safe guard the welfare of children and young persons and
    ensure they are protected within the CPP organisation guidelines.
  • Maintains
    a familiarity with current education issues through a process of ongoing
    personal development
  • Provides
    periodic trainings to staff regarding trends in special education and,
    continuous sensitization of staff to ensure inclusion of pupils with
    learning challenges and, minimise stigma.
  • Assist
    the deputy- administration in planning innovative programs aimed at
    skilling the pupils and, follow through with their involvement in
    co-curricular activities.
  • Provides
    supportive supervision for teacher improvement specifically in handling
    teaching and learning of special needs
Supervision
  • Support
    the head teacher in teacher supervision to ensure inclusion of special
    learners



Key Results
  • Individualised
    education plans file updated Pupils’ academic progress and school academic
    file updated Meeting records filed Attendance files
  • Activity
    reports of planned and unplanned activities filed Briefs filed for the
    headteacher’s attention Minutes of the parent-teacher interactions filed
    Project based work plan filed Pupils’ IEPs filed
  • Records
    on projects, exhibitions and, academic activities filed
  • Monthly
    reports on state of academic environment regarding special education Filed
    reviews Supervision files
  • Professional
    and conducive environment created and organised. Reports on current
    special education trends and, action plans Updated plans & programs
    for skills and, co-curricular Supervision planned, implemented and reports
    filed Training plans and sessions, tracked and reported on
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate for the
Watoto Child Care Ministries Special Need Coordinator job opportunity should
have related qualifications
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates within the Watoto Education Directorate can apply by
clicking on the link below.
Deadline: 17th October 2019.
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