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SNE Primary School Teacher, National Position, Dadaab Kenya

LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20 countries. 

We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and fragmented world.

A commitment to the human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work, actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely, compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and our field presence in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people-centred and community- based. 


Above all, we work with the most vulnerable, and to claim and uphold their rights, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.

Our partners in Kenya Djibouti Somalia Program include Lutheran Churches and their related agencies, The European Commission (ECHO), the US Government (BPRM), WFP, UNICEF and UNHCR with whom we are key implementing partners.

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

Job Function

Reporting to the Headteacher, the teacher will 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

  • Teaching of the primary school children with special needs according to the curriculum to improve quality education.
  • Overall responsible for implementing and evaluating curriculum in the least restrictive environment for children with SNE in primary schools.
  • Establish and maintain up to date professional and administrative records.
  • Train SNE children in co-curriculum activities.
  • Provide technical support to regular teachers on SNE matters to meet individual learners’ needs through development and implementation of IEP’s to learners’ eligible for specialised services in special classrooms and resource rooms.

  • 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
  • Capacity building of incentive SNE Teachers and regular classroom teachers on specific needs, modification and accommodation of children with special needs.
  • Provide itinerant services in areas of specialization.
  • Organizing the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment.
  • Planning, preparing and presenting lessons cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class.
  • Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation through the provision of stimulating activities that will arouse their curiosity, interest and enhance their discovery and observation skills.

  • Assess and prescribe the right equipment to SNE children and train them to use them.
  • Staying up to date with changes and developments in the curriculum structure.
  • Working with the school management and other stakeholders to ensure meaningful participation of SNE learners in all aspects of education.
  • Guide and train parents of children with a disability on basic concepts for the upbringing of their children.
  • Involve the refugee community through the PTA in SNE issues.
  • Together with the SNE Monitors conduct community mobilization and sensitization on the significance of SNE.
  • And any other duty assigned by the officer in charge.

Requirements for appointment

A teacher must:-

  • Have a Primary teacher Education certificate.
  • Must be a Trained SNE Teacher
  • Be registered with TSC and in possession of TSC teacher certificate
  • Have at least 3 years 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.

LWF/WS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. LWF/WS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries

 Closing Date: 20th Jan 2021





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