Kiziba Teaching & Learning Fellow

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Title:  Kiziba Teaching & Learning Fellow (open to Kepler graduates only)

Reports to:  Senior Course Facilitator

Start Date: February 2021 -February 2022

Application Deadline: January 25th,2021, 5pm.

Location:  Kiziba

About the Role

The Kepler Kiziba Teaching & Learning Fellow is a new and unique position, which is ideal for students or recent graduates who are passionate about pursuing a career in education and/or the Humanitarian field.  The fellowship is designed as a first/entry-level position for someone who wishes to practice and grow their skills as a budding educator and gain valuable experience in a humanitarian setting. The role includes facilitating lessons using a structured lesson plan, adapting curriculum to best meet student needs, analyzing and utilizing data to support diverse learners, and collaborating with colleagues to holistically develop and support all students at Kepler’s Kiziba campus.

This role is a full-time position located in Karongi District, and a housing stipend is provided. *This is a one-year fellowship position and can be extended based on performance. Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Instruct non-native English speakers to rapidly improve English fluency through a competency-based, blended learning curriculum
  • Conduct large and small group classes in a variety of content areas
  • Modify curriculum as needed for applicability to unique context and to best support students
  • Provide individualized support and advice in the form of one-to-one coaching sessions
  • Grade competency-based work and provide student feedback in a timely manner (48 hour turnaround max)
  • Conduct optional and mandatory office hours through a variety of formats
  • Utilize online, in-person, and blended learning teaching techniques to support program innovation
  • Collaborate with peers to share best practices and innovations from the classroom
  • Utilize student data to make informed decisions to guarantee all students’ progress through the curriculum
  • Maintain accurately and up to date records of student performance as assigned, including attendance
  • Participate in the Kim Marshall Instructional Observation and Kepler Teaching Essentials process as outlined by the administration
  • Participate in Professional Development sessions
  • Suggest and support the implementation of innovative solutions to problems found within the refugee camp that interfere with student learning
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications & Eligibility

  • Bachelor Degree
  • If a Kepler student, he/she must have at least 90 competencies on CfA BA and has completed two-thirds of Module requirements
  • Excellent writing and language skills in English, including the ability to effectively communicate information
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Highly motivated with a passion for education
  • Experience in teaching would be an added value
  • Has high expectations of him/herself and believes in high expectations for students
  • Is open and willing to give and receive feedback

Application Link: You can apply for this position via this link.

Kepler values diversity as the paramount aspect of growth and provides equal opportunities. Therefore, it does not discriminate against employees based on gender, race, religion, physical abilities, social status, beliefs, and cultural values.