Boys Education Specialist

16

Nov

2022

Ndoto is looking for individuals who are committed to our mission and vision and are excited to use their gifts and skill sets to that end. Please view our current openings below and contact us if you are interested at apply@ndoto.org.

Ndoto is looking for individuals who are committed to our mission and vision and are excited to use their gifts and skill sets to that end. Please view our current openings below and contact us if you are interested at apply@ndoto.org.

 

BACKGROUND

Ndoto: For Africa’s Future is a Christ-centered community development organization that works in the Obunga slum of Kisumu, Kenya. Ndoto is a Swahili word meaning “dream.” We aim to give at-risk youth a chance to dream for themselves, their community, and the kingdom of God through education, discipleship, and development.

Education Specialist: Primary Boys

Job Type: Full Time

Qualifications: BSc in Education, Social Work, Community Development, or other social science

Location: Obunga – Kisumu

Job Field: Education and Discipleship

As an organization, we believe that forgotten communities can be transformed from the inside out. Our dream is to see entire communities changed, not only individual lives transformed. We encourage our students to dream not only about what job they want to have, and who they want to become, but also what community they want to live in. We invest in people as a whole and empower them to reach their potential, so they will be equipped to become the community leaders of tomorrow. This Education Specialist will work with the Education team to invest deeply in the lives of young boys. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualification.

For more information about our organization, please visit www.ndoto.org.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Advise & counsel male primary school students.
  • Build solid relationships with parents.
  • Help young men to set and achieve their academic goals.
  • Build relationships with teachers and administrators in the students schools.
  • Keep the Local Director informed on the activities of the education project by providing relevant correspondence, reports, and meeting minutes as well as making regular updates.
  • Pay fees and purchase related school supplies.
  • Mentor and walk through difficult times with the young boys.
  • Manage money well with integrity.
  • Help in the preparations of the annual student retreats.
  • Write monthly reports and submit them promptly to the departmental head.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have at least a BSc. In Education, Social Work, Community development or any other social science.
  • Must have worked in an OVC Program for a minimum of three years.
  • Should exhibit passion in working with and discipling young children.
  • Must be a born-again Christian, preferably male.
  • Should be willing to settle within Kisumu City.

 

HOW TO APPLY

We invite interested candidates who meet the requirements to email their applications to apply@ndoto.org.

Applications should include:

  1. A one-page cover letter explaining why you are applying for this position, and how your recent relevant experience and skills meet the requirements for this position.
  2. A Curriculum Vitae specifying your qualifications, education and relevant work experience.

If successful, we will expect the names, email addresses and daytime contact numbers of three to four referees, one of them being your current or last manager/supervisor.

Closing date for this post will be 10th January 2023.

Applications may be reviewed on a rolling basis and a successful candidate may be selected prior to the closing date. Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in an interview.

Due to the high number of applications expected, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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