Several Teacher NGO Jobs – Dwelling Places (DP)

Organisation: Dwelling Places (DP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Assistant Restore Program Manager
Dwelling Places (DP) is a registered Christian Non Governmental Organization
(NGO) which specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and follow-up of children living on the streets. The overall objective of DP is to have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place to call home.
Job Summary:  The Teacher will primarily ensure that all the young children placed in the residential care or supported by DP and accorded a chance to attain at least one minimum academic qualification based on their abilities and discipline.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct individual assessments of children and development of personalised learning programs and timetables.
  • Ensure children in the Creative Learning Center are supervised at all times
  • Provide various experiences and activities for children including songs, games and storytelling
  • Participate in the orientation of the newly recruited children
  • Ensure that the children have a hygienic, safe and conducive learning environment
  • Develop lesson plans for the classes teach, implement and assist in completing the assessment of the children.
  • Assist in developing individualized plans and provide a nurturing environment, which support the individual development of each young child.
  • Teach the basic education needs that include English and Mathematics based on the individual assessment and lesson plans
  • Promote a reading culture amongst the young children  to improve their reading and pronunciation of english words
  • Organise monthly presentations for the children to exhibit what they have learnt.
  • Liaise with the social workers to counsel and sensitize the children on the child protection policy and their rights as children
  • Keep students records updated with the relevant information.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating class trimming
  • Liaise with the health department to facilitate proper first aid to the TRH children.
  • Discuss identified problems and needs with professionals as appropriate while keeping a high level of confidentiality for the children’s information.
  • Assist in receiving and distribution of school requirements.  
  • Participate in the DP internal and external teacher’s trainings
  • Build the children’s esteem and comfort them when needed
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures
  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the line manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Dwelling Places Teacher job should possess a diploma in early childhood development/ Nursery teaching or related field of study
  • Qualified Primary/Nursery school teacher
  • At least two years of experience teaching in the classroom
  • An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience may be substitute
  • Possess the professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with school personnel and the community
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to identify and solve problems; ability to make decisions
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Able to disciple, mentor, and give biblical counseling
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send the following;
  • A handwritten application letter with and updated CV with academic qualifications
  • A church recommendation letter (Should be God fearing)
  • LC 1 letter
  • Two passport photos
Deliver your applications to: Dwelling places head office – Off Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe police station or email to: or call 0312-513701
Deadline: 17th February 2018

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