Journalism Skills Teacher

  • Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Dadaab, Garissa County, Kenya
  • Jan 05, 2018 - Jan 19, 2018
Contract Media-Journalism

Job Description

Job description

  • Work with the community education committees in the planning and enrollment of the activities 
  • Use of training materials according to procedures 
  • Assist the assistant teachers in their work 
  • Suggest new methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities 
  • Report all protection related concerns 
  • Carry out data collection as required 
  • Prepare field reports as required/ directed. 
  • Prepare and file relevant documents as required by line manager 
  • Plan and implement instructional activities for the students as per the syllabus to ensure active and meaningful learning experience 
  • Preparing and maintain teacher professional records not limited to schemes of work, lesson plans, lesson notes, record of work covered and other records 
  • Assess and evaluate students continuously as per the training program requirements and maintain students’ progress records. 
  • Provide feedback to parents and project officer on pupil’s progress during education forums and report forms 
  • Responsible for the Registration and conduction of National Examinations for his Learners. 
  • Prepare and maintain updated inventory of training resources assigned 
  • Ensure that safety precautions are observed in the workshop always 
  • Participate in mobilization, recruitment and retention of learners 
  • Carry out basic maintenance of equipment assigned. 
  • Conduct evaluation and monitoring of students during attachments and placement 
  • Provide Entrepreneurship and business skills training to his learners 
  • Take part in designing, procurement and distribution of basic startup kit and livelihood support Kit to YEP graduate. 
  • Provide market information, Technical support and after training support to YEP graduates working in the local Markets. 
  • Guide and mentor assistant teacher in pedagogical competency and professional approach to work. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor


  • Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context 
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts 
  • KCSE Certificate 
  • Hold a recognized Diploma in Journalism and media studies. 
  • Holds a recognized certificate in teaching methodology in Technical Education 
  • Two year previous experience in teaching youth in a school/college / Vocational training institution setting 
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English 
  • Accurate and keen to details 
  • Knowledge of the local Somali language is an added advantage 
  • Ability to tolerate diverse cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place 
  • Experience in working with underprivileged youth. 
  • A good team player with high degree of initiative, flexibility and tolerance

Education field

  • Journalism / Communications

Education level

  • Academy college / University