Trainer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Website Summit Recruitment

Job Description

Job Title: Trainer
Hours of Work: Part-Time (w/ potential to transition to full-time)
Salary: To commensurate with experience
Location: Nairobi (Lavington, Westlands, and other venues throughout Nairobi)

Company Background:

Strong Start is a fast growing social enterprise that provides early childhood support for families and communities throughout Nairobi. Our classes and playgroups teach caregivers how to create fun and stimulating environments at home for children to thrive.

Our positive parenting approach contains the 5 Domains of Early Learning, which sets the trajectoryfor a child’s growth and development over a lifetime (5 Domains of Early Learning: Physical Development, Social Development, Cognitive Development, Language Development & Life Skills).

Strong Start enables children’s access to positive learning spaces while building meaningful, and professional employment opportunities for women in the caregiving industry. Our trainings offer caregivers opportunities to advance their professional skills while on the job, which leads to higher job retention, promotions, and higher living wages.

Job Description:

Strong Start is looking for trainers to teach classes and run playgroups throughout Nairobi.

Class subjects range from sports to professional development to wellness and parenting. Trainers must be able to work with child and adult learners. Work hours and venues may change, so applicants must have some flexibility to adapt to the teaching schedules, which may include evening and weekend classes.

We are looking for trainers with progressive teaching practices whose early childhood development values are aligned with positive learning approaches. Trainers with strong levels of professionalism (ability to meet deadlines, manage work schedule, always arrive on time), a strong work ethic and a drive to grow professionally, are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

Teach Strong Start classes by following lesson plans, teacher guides and objectives

Prepare for each class and playgroup in advance, including, preparing and organizing materials to meet class objectives

Clearly communicate class objectives to students and ensure quality teaching of classes and

playgroups that meet their learning objectives (includes starting and ending on time)

Plan and conduct playgroup activities for a balanced program that meets the learning objectives

Assess, document, and report on the development of each child

Set a positive example by practicing quality professionalism and creating a positive, fun and

stimulating environment for students to actively engage in the learning environment

Be a positive brand ambassador for Strong Start

Qualifications:

Diploma or Certificate in one of the following areas: Early Childhood Development, Education, Physical Education, Montessori, Waldorf

At least two years of experience working as a teacher

Certificate of Good Conduct

Fluency in both English and Kiswahili

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent organizational skills

Flexibility to work at different sites

Knowledgeable and passionate about the job

Ability to meet class objectives

A team player but also a self-starter

Available professional references

To apply:

Send CV and application to: [email protected] by July 5, 2018

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