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Environmental Advocacy Officer

Department: Advocacy & Comms

Supervisor: Advocacy Director & School Director

Status: Open

Starting date: Immediately

Job Description

Still I Rise (“SIR”), an international NGO, working on the development and implementation of humanitarian projects aimed at support of vulnerable children through high-quality education, is looking for an Environmental Advocacy Officer. This is an opportunity for a candidate that is excited to work alongside an international team in a growing organization

The Environmental Advocacy Officer will work in close coordination with the school management to:

  • Lead the school in implementation of a community environmental rehabilitation project.
  • Act as a representative of the school on environmental matters before stakeholders.
  • Coordinate activities in the school related to regeneration of the environment.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Main responsible person to represent the school during the implementation of the rehabilitation project of Meta Meta dumping site.
  • Representing SIR’s interests and position in meetings with local stakeholders in coordination with the School management team.
  • Identifying partnership opportunities for community environmental rehabilitation.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with key partners and stakeholders including NGOs, intergovernmental organisations, Kenyan officials, human rights bodies and experts, journalists, etc
  • Developing the required documentation for the implementation of the project: briefings, proposals, letters, etc.
  • Reporting accurately the content and decisions taken at meetings with local communities or institutions, including agendas, meeting minutes, follow-up/action points.
  • Understanding and effectively communicating SIR’s mission, vision, core values and strategic direction to external groups, including key stakeholders and intermediaries.

Essential Skills & Requirements

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Essential Criteria

  • Highly passionate person for the environment.
  • Previous experience in community-led projects and relation with local authorities.
  • Knowledge and experience of the local Kenyan political scene
  • Knowledge of local development and/or local education and/or local health issues
  • Research and report writing experience

Desirable Criteria 

  • Experience working in an international environment
  • Knowledge of and experience of government departments and local communities 

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience of 2 years with NGOs/non profit and/or within the Education Sector
  • Excellent IT skills and computer literacy
  • Genuine interest and passion in advocating for childrens’ rights
  • Throughout knowledge of the local context and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and adjust to changing and/or competing priorities
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a wide variety of people both internally and externally
  • Ability to motivate/inspire others with ideas
  • Self-motivated, versatile and adaptable to different cultures and people;
  • Good negotiation skills, and the ability to bring consensus amongst people;
  • Good analytical skills; resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgment;
  • Strong communications skills and ability to work with a team to achieve organizational goals.

English Literacy and Grammar Teacher

Department: Education

Direct Supervisor: Head of Teaching & Learning

Contract: Temporary, Renewable  

Compensation: Dependent on experience

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, deliver and facilitate dynamic, active, and creative English literacy lessons for diverse classes of students aged 10-13. 
  • Build the technical reading and writing capacity of students of English through units encompassing phonics, grammar and literal comprehension. For many of our students, English is a second or third language they have had little prior exposure to before joining the school.
  • Create enhanced opportunities for real-life applications of concepts using available resources and project based learning.
  • Review and monitor the progress of all students and identify their individual learning needs. Differentiate instruction to meet those needs of the students, providing extra support to those students who are below grade level.
  • Sensitively and appropriately provide pastoral care to our students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Handle urgent situations with consummate professionalism and in accordance with our Discipline Policy and Safeguarding Policy, utilising the school’s support network as necessary.
  • Conduct regular formative and summative assessments, recording and reporting grades and performance.
  • Attend and participate in regular professional development activities.
  • Help our school excel with your participation and leadership in community engagement, competitions, school trips and other activities.
  • Contribute to the development and leadership of our extracurricular programmes.
  • Under the supervision of the Head of Teaching and Learning, provide feedback on quality and wellbeing to ensure programmes are designed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated to maximise positive impact on vulnerable children.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Demonstrate Ambition, Bravery and Active Transparency
  • Demonstrate the attributes of the “IB Profile” (https://www.ibo.org/benefits/learner-profile/), in particular ‘caring’, ‘risk-takers’, ‘open-minded’ and ‘reflective’;
  • A demonstrated strong grasp of core technical elements and skills of the English language, especially phonics, grammar, syntax and foundational comprehension.
  • Academic or Professional Certificates;
  • Completion of CRB/Background check;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Elementary Education, Early Language Development or related field or equivalent training and experience;
  • At least two years of teaching experience;
  • Competent ICT skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;
  • Ability to mentor students on a daily basis;
  • Resilience in a challenging and changing environment;
  • The curiosity and willingness to develop and practise modern teaching techniques;
  • Determined team player.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA 

  • Experience teaching low-achieving students
  • Experience working with refugee populations
  • Experience working with vulnerable people
  • Experience in Child Safeguarding and Protection
  • Teaching Service Commission (TSC) Number

Physical Health Education Teacher

Department: Education

Direct Supervisor: Head of Teaching and Learning

Contract: Temporary, Renewable  

Compensation: Dependent on experience

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, deliver and facilitate dynamic, active, and creative Physical & Health Education lessons for diverse classes of students aged 10-15. 
  • Design and implement student-centred classes on topics of health, nutrition, exercise, basketball, netball and swimming.
  • Organise games and challenges that promote physical activity among children and young adults.
  • Adjust curriculum to adapt to children with different physical abilities in order to create the opportunity for all children to flourish.
  • Review and monitor the progress of all students and identify their individual learning needs. Differentiate instruction to meet those needs of the students, providing extra support to those students who are below grade level.
  • Sensitively and appropriately provide pastoral care to our students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Handle urgent situations with consummate professionalism and in accordance with our Discipline Policy and Safeguarding Policy, utilising the school’s support network as necessary.
  • Conduct regular formative and summative assessments, recording and reporting grades and performance.
  • Attend and participate in regular professional development activities.
  • Help our school excel with your participation and leadership in community engagement, competitions, school trips and other activities.
  • Contribute to the development and leadership of our extracurricular programmes.
  • Under the supervision of the Head of Teaching and Learning, provide feedback on quality and wellbeing to ensure programmes are designed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated to maximise positive impact on vulnerable children.
     

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Demonstrate the attributes of the “IB Profile” (https://www.ibo.org/benefits/learner-profile/), in particular ‘risk-takers’, ‘open-minded’ and ‘reflective’;
  • Excellent written and oral English 
  • Academic or Professional Certificates;
  • Completion of CRB/Background check;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health, Nutrition or Physical Education or related field or equivalent training and experience;
  • At least two years of teaching experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;
  • Ability to mentor students on a daily basis;
  • Resilience in a challenging and changing environment;
  • The curiosity and willingness to develop and practice modern teaching techniques;
  • Determined team player.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA 

  • Experience teaching low-achieving students
  • Experience working with refugee populations
  • Experience working with vulnerable people
  • Experience in Child Safeguarding and Protection
  • Teaching Service Commission (TSC) Number

Product Design Teacher

Department: Education

Direct Supervisor: Head of Teaching & Learning

Contract: Temporary, Renewable  

Compensation: Dependent on experienc

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, deliver and facilitate dynamic, active, and creative Product Design lessons for diverse classes of students aged 10-15. Create enhanced opportunities for real-life applications of concepts using available resources and project based learning.
  • Review and monitor the progress of all students and identify their individual learning needs. Differentiate instruction to meet those needs of the students, providing extra support to those students who are below grade level.
  • Sensitively and appropriately provide pastoral care to our students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Handle urgent situations with consummate professionalism and in accordance with our Discipline Policy and Safeguarding Policy, utilising the school’s support network as necessary.
  • Conduct regular formative and summative assessments, recording and reporting grades and performance.
  • Attend and participate in regular professional development activities.
  • Help our school excel with your participation and leadership in community engagement, competitions, school trips and other activities.
  • Contribute to the development and leadership of our extracurricular programmes.
  • Under the supervision of the Head of Teaching and Learning, provide feedback on quality and wellbeing to ensure programmes are designed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated to maximise positive impact on vulnerable children.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Demonstrate the attributes of the “IB Profile” (https://www.ibo.org/benefits/learner-profile/), in particular ‘risk-takers’, ‘open-minded’ and ‘reflective’;
  • Excellent written and oral English 
  • Academic or Professional Certificates;
  • Completion of CRB/Background check;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Product Design, Education or related field or equivalent training and experience;
  • At least two years of teaching experience;
  • Competent ICT skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;
  • Ability to mentor students on a daily basis;
  • Resilience in a challenging and changing environment;
  • The curiosity and willingness to develop and practise modern teaching techniques;
  • Determined team player.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA 

  • Experience teaching low-achieving students
  • Experience working with refugee populations
  • Experience working with vulnerable people
  • Experience in Child Safeguarding and Protection
  • Teaching Service Commission (TSC) Number

Interior and Fashion Design Teacher

Department: Education

Direct Supervisor: Head of Teaching & Learning

Contract: Temporary, Renewable  

Compensation: Dependent on experienc

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, deliver and facilitate dynamic, active, and creative Interior & Fashion Design lessons for diverse classes of students aged 10-15. Create enhanced opportunities for real-life applications of concepts using available resources and project based learning.
  • Plan and deliver introductory ICT classes on a weekly basis.
  • Review and monitor the progress of all students and identify their individual learning needs. Differentiate instruction to meet those needs of the students, providing extra support to those students who are below grade level.
  • Sensitively and appropriately provide pastoral care to our students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Handle urgent situations with consummate professionalism and in accordance with our Discipline Policy and Safeguarding Policy, utilising the school’s support network as necessary.
  • Conduct regular formative and summative assessments, recording and reporting grades and performance.
  • Attend and participate in regular professional development activities.
  • Help our school excel with your participation and leadership in community engagement, competitions, school trips and other activities.
  • Contribute to the development and leadership of our extracurricular programmes.
  • Under the supervision of the Head of Teaching and Learning, provide feedback on quality and wellbeing to ensure programmes are designed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated to maximise positive impact on vulnerable children.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Demonstrate the attributes of the “IB Profile” (https://www.ibo.org/benefits/learner-profile/), in particular ‘risk-takers’, ‘open-minded’ and ‘reflective’;
  • Excellent written and oral English 
  • Academic or Professional Certificates;
  • Completion of CRB/Background check;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Science, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Education or related field or equivalent training and experience;
  • At least two years of teaching experience;
  • Competent ICT skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;
  • Ability to mentor students on a daily basis;
  • Resilience in a challenging and changing environment;
  • The curiosity and willingness to develop and practise modern teaching techniques;
  • Determined team player.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA 

  • Experience teaching low-achieving students
  • Experience working with refugee populations
  • Experience working with vulnerable people
  • Experience in Child Safeguarding and Protection
  • Teaching Service Commission (TSC) Number

Science Teacher

Department: Education

Direct Supervisor: Head of Teaching and Learning

Contract: Temporary, Renewable

Compensation: Dependent on experience

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, deliver and facilitate dynamic, active, and creative Science lessons for diverse classes of students aged 10-15.
  • Review and monitor the progress of all students and identify their individual learning needs. Differentiate instruction to meet those needs of the students, providing extra support to those students who are below grade level.
  • Sensitively and appropriately provide pastoral care to our students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Handle urgent situations with consummate professionalism and in accordance with our Discipline Policy and Safeguarding Policy, utilising the school’s support network as necessary.
  • Conduct regular formative and summative assessments, recording and reporting grades and performance.
  • Attend and participate in regular professional development activities.
  • Help our school excel with your participation and leadership in community engagement, competitions, school trips and other activities.
  • Contribute to the development and leadership of our extracurricular programmes.
  • Under the supervision of the Head of Teaching and Learning, provide feedback on quality and wellbeing to ensure programmes are designed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated to maximise positive impact on vulnerable children.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Demonstrate the attributes of the “IB Profile” (https://www.ibo.org/benefits/learner-profile/), in particular ‘risk-takers’, ‘open-minded’ and ‘reflective’;
  • Excellent written and oral English
  • Academic or Professional Certificates;
  • Completion of CRB/Background check;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Teaching, Education or equivalent
  • At least two years of teaching experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills;
  • Ability to mentor students on a daily basis;
  • Resilience in a challenging and changing environment;
  • The curiosity and willingness to develop and practice modern teaching techniques;
  • Determined team player.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  • Experience teaching low-achieving students
  • Experience working with refugee populations
  • Experience working with vulnerable people
  • Experience in Child Safeguarding and Protection
  • Teaching Service Commission (TSC) Number

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: hrnairobi@stillirisengo.org using the position as subject of email.

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