10 Special Needs Teacher NGO Job Opportunities – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Organisation:
Finn Church Aid (FCA)
Duty Station:
Uganda
About US:
Finn Church Aid
(FCA) is the largest Finnish international aid organization. We operate in 14
countries, where the needs are most dire. We work with the poorest people,
regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political
convictions. Our work is based on rights, which means that our operations are
guided by equality, non-discrimination and responsibility.
Job Summary: The Special
Needs Education Teacher will contribute to the general delivery of inclusive
learning through support to learning preparations, instruction which
facilitates equitable participation of pupils with different learning
impairment and disabilities in the learning process both in & out of
classrooms. Plan together with colleagues, deliver the lessons, carry out
continuous assessment of learners and plan for remedial lessons when required.
Serve as case managers and be responsible for the development, implementation
and evaluation of pupils’ Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Engagement
with community aimed at promoting access to schools by children with learning
impairments
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Assess students’ skills and determine their
educational needs
·       Adapt general lessons to meet different
pupils’ needs
·       Develop Individualized Education Programs
(IEPs) for each pupil
·       Plan activities that are specific to each
pupil’s abilities
·       Teach and mentor pupils as a class, in small
groups, and one-on-one
·       Implement Individualized Education Programs,
assess pupils’ performance, and track their progress
·       Update Individualized Education Programs
throughout the school year to reflect pupils’ progress and goals
·       Discuss pupils’ progress with parents, other
teachers, counselors, and administrators
·       Supervise and mentor teaching assistants who
work with pupils with disabilities
·       Prepare and help pupils transition from grade
to grade and from school to life outside of school
·       Support fellow teachers in preparing and
delivering inclusive lessons
·       Strictly adhere to and uphold all the
professional code of conduct and relevant policies of the organisation (
Teachers code of conduct, FCA staff code of conduct, child protection and
safeguarding policies and any other)



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Grade III
teaching certificate from a recognized teacher training college. Additional
advance training in Special Needs education at any level is a relevant
requirement for this position.
·       Must be registered with Ministry of
Education, Science and Sports.
·       At least 1 years’ experience in primary
school teaching
·       High integrity personnel to control the
teaching materials available and demonstrated knowledge of teachers cord of
conduct.
·       Willing to work with refugee community in
promoting access to education
·       Basic understanding of refugee situation and
able to live within the refugee communities
·       Must have willingness to work with pupils who
have moderate to severe disabilities
·       Should be willing and able to work with
general education teachers, specialists, administrators, and parents to develop
IEPs
·       Must be comfortable using and learning new
technology
·       Should be willing and able to work in
classrooms or resource centers that include pupils with disabilities
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates 
please submit  academic
credentials, CV, Cover letter explaining their ability, skills and how your
previous experience and training is relevant to the position you are applying
for. Applications should be addressed to; The Area Manager, Finn Church Aid,
Kyaka II Field Office. Please mark the envelop with the position being applied
for. Submission of applications is by Hand-delivery to Finn Church Aid Kyaka II
Field office or designated areas of delivery
Only shortlisted
applicants who will be invited for interviews.
NB:
·       Women and PWDS are encouraged to apply.
·       Host and Refugee communities are encouraged
to apply
Deadline: Friday 12th June 2020
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