Teacher NGO Jobs – Dwelling Places

Job Title:           Teacher
Organization:  Dwelling Places    
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
R​eports to:
       Restore Program Manager
Job type:           Full- Time
About US:
Dwelling Places (DP) is a registered Christian Non-Governmental
Organization 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:  To ensure that all
the young children placed in residential care or supported by DP are 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
supports 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 understand
·        
Any other duties as may be assigned by the line
manager.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
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
·        
Minimum of a diploma in early childhood
development/ Nursery teaching or related field of study
·        
Qualified Primary/Nursery school teacher
·        
Minimum of two years’ experience teaching in the
classroom
·        
An equivalent combination of relevant education
and/or experience may be substitute
·        
Basic or fluency in the Karamojong language is
an added advantage
Other requirements
·        
A handwritten application letter with a CV and
academic qualifications
·        A
Pastor’s letter
·        
LC1 letter
·        Two
passport size photos
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates Deliver applications to: Dwelling
places head office -off Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe Police Station or,
email hr.dwellingplaces@gmail.com
​ Tel:
0312-513701.           
Deadline: 22nd
November 2019 at 5:00 pm.
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