Refugee Remediation TAs Work Study

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Kepler is looking for Learning Assistants (formerly known as Teaching Assistants) to serve for the Academic Year 2019-2020 in Kigali. A learning assistant will be responsible for facilitating the remediation courses of refugee students from 23rd September 2019 to 23rd March 2020 in any of the following contents: 

  • Communications, and 
  • Technology

The benefits associated with this role are free tuition for the year served as a LA plus airtime allowance of 5000 Rwf per month. Please note that airtime allowance depends on the budget.

Duties and  Responsibilities

  • Prepare for and facilitate whole and small group classes with provided curriculum.
  • Supervise and support students’ independent English and/or Math skill-based practice
  • Provide independent learning support for students before or after assigned classes
  • Track and record attendance for assigned sessions
  • Collaborate with other TAs, program coordinator, and partner staff to problem solve and implement solutions around classrooms, technology, and student issues
  • Manage and organize classroom teaching materials; including properly storing/moving materials and checking on/communicating around available supplies. 
  • Ensure the security of Learning tools available in class.
  • Manage and organize classroom furniture, ensuring learning spaces are prepared in advance of classes
  • Support with educating people about and promoting the Kepler brand; including greeting visitors and serving as a Kepler ambassador
  • Participate in trainings
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of student performance as assigned
  • Other duties and tasks assigned by your supervisor

Qualifications & Eligibility

  • Strong academic performance 
  • Strong passion for education
  • Be a student from cohort 2017 or 2018.
  • Ability to work 25 hours/week and successfully manage LA responsibilities and academic requirements as a student
  • Commitment to completing LA responsibilities and supporting refugee students in a period of 6 months.
  • Strong typing skills (50 WPM or above)
  • Functional knowledge and/or personal experience with technology: Microsoft Suite, Google Drive, and Google Chrome
  • Outstanding moral and interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written
  • Detail-oriented
  • Creative/critical thinker and effective and tech-savvy manager 
  • Ability to meet deadlines

To apply: Fill the application form by September 17, 2019, and interviews take place on 19th September 2019.

For any questions regarding the position, please contact:

Laura Leonne Uwizihiwe at Leonne.u@kepler.org, Sadiki Bamperineza at sadiki.b@kepler.org and Ella Ininahazwe at ella.i@kepler.org,