Kepler Kiziba – Senior Learning Coaches (SLCs)

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Work-Study Description

Kepler Kiziba is looking for 2 Senior Learning Coaches who will work to support Kepler Kiziba students’ academic, professional, and personal growth.  Senior Learning Coaches (SLCs) may be assigned to support a Kepler Course Facilitator with a specific class, facilitate student work or study groups independently, and/or provide one-to-one student coaching to students in Phase II and/or Phase 3.

  1. Duties may include:
    • Supervise and support students in AA Advisory and AA Onboarding classes.
    • Provide general learning support for students before and after assigned classes.
    • Track and record attendance for assigned sessions before and after class.
    • Collaborate with CSMs to problem solve and implement solutions around classrooms, technology, and electricity issues.
    • Provide individualized support and advice in the form of one-to-one coaching sessions about key topics such as time and stress management.
    • Manage and organize classroom teaching materials; including putting materials away, checking on available supplies, and tracking ordering needs.
    • Manage and organize classroom furniture, ensuring learning spaces are prepared in advance of classes.
    • Facilitate communications within the Kepler Kiziba community (Parents, Safety Walkers, Students, Teachers, Community Members).
    • Support Kepler staff with educating people about and promoting the Kiziba campus; including greeting visitors and serving as a Kepler ambassador.
    • Participate in Professional Development sessions with Kiziba Course Facilitators.
    • Prepare for and facilitate small group support sessions within larger class structure.
    • Maintain accurate and up to date records of student performance as assigned.
    • Other duties and tasks by the supervisor.

2. Qualifications & Eligibility

    • Ability to commit to this position from March 2020 through June 2020.
    • Strong academic performance (not on a KASP or Probation).
    • Strong technology and writing skills.
    • Be a Kepler Kiziba Student in Phase 5 with +100 competencies and +12 modules.
    • Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
    • Can type 50 WPM.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain monthly CfA progress of 8 per month for BA.
    • Interest in the field of education and a desire to learn pedagogical strategies.
    • Consistent demonstration of Kepler Traits and Kepler Core Values.
    • Shouldn’t have other paid employment (unless willing to leave if hired for this position).
    • Must have interest in helping others to learn and develop independent study strategies.

       3. Benefits/Compensation

    • An incentive of Rwf 54,000 (gross pay) per month.
    • Participating in weekly professional development meetings.

If you accept this work-study position, you will not be able to leave for an internship or other employment during your work-study without being in breach of your contract.  

To Apply: Complete this form by EOD Monday, 16th March.  Please think about your four-month plan before applying. Reach out to sereverien@kepler.org and/or yvette@kepler.org if you’d like some help with this.