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Primary School Teachers Job, National Position, Kakuma, Turkana County 

Lutheran World Federation -Kenya-Djibouti-Somalia Program, is seeking to recruit suitable candidates for the positions of Primary school teachers based in Kakuma Refugee Camp

Job Function

  • Reporting to the Headteacher,
  • Teach and oversee school academic progress for learners, 
  • Support the professional development of refugee teachers, 
  • Assess learners to track and report on learning outcomes, 
  • Provide psychosocial support and ensure inclusivity in all school activities.


Duties and responsibilities of a primary school teacher

  • Prepare for and teach lessons assigned to him/her
  • Enforce inclusive education programs reducing/eliminating barriers for the inclusion of children with disabilities in regular schools
  • Ensure all teaching and learning materials available in schools are distributed equitably, used efficiently and recorded well
  • Teach subjects of specialization to impart knowledge, skills and attitudes to learners;
  • Evaluate learners in subjects of specialization and prepare them for national and other examinations;
  • Assist headteacher and deputy headteacher to upload learners’ details on online data systems including NEMIS, conduct surveys and other related tasks, including registration of candidates for national examinations
  • Support child protection by identifying, referring/supporting children with protection concerns and providing psychosocial support
  • Work with protection focal teachers and teacher counsellors to improve safety and child protection in schools and community
  • Coordinate gender mainstreaming issues for teachers and learners in curricular and co-curricular activities such as sports to ensure gender equity, equitable participation and maximization of potential of teachers and learners;

  • Manage digital learning and e-learning devices used in learning processes
  • Collect, collate and maintain all school records such as enrolment, teaching and learning resources, evaluation records and attendance registers;
  • Ensure discipline in school is maintained and arbitrate any disputes;
  • Supervise cleanliness of the school compound and ensure the learners are tidy;
  • Embrace teamwork through collaborative planning and teaching to ensure consistency and improvement in curriculum delivery;
  • Serve as a role model and maintain learner discipline to create a conducive environment for learning
  • Engage learners in curricular and co-curricular activities to identify, nurture and develop talents;

Requirements for appointment

A teacher must:-

  • Have a Primary teacher Education certificate.
  • Be registered with TSC and in possession of TSC teacher certificate
  • Have at least 1 year of teaching experience


Personal Attributes for the above post

  • Ability to manage and use e-learning/digital devices for teaching and learning, prepare and upload learner content on devices, data collection and analysis
  • Experience of working in refugee schools or with the refugee community in the camp or urban setup.
  • Exemplary guidance and counselling skills, and experience in the provision of psychosocial support
  • Passionate for inclusive education and girl’s education program
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the workplace.






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