Job descriptions

Job Title - Deputy Head Teacher

Reports to - Head Teacher

Salary Scale - U5

 

Job Purpose

To direct, monitor and evaluate academic administration programs.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

i. To prepare schemes of work/lesson plans and teach students according to the set timetable;

ii. To assist the Head teacher in the overall administration and management of the school;

iii. To supervise the non-teaching and support staff;

iv. To ensure effective and efficient maintenance of records, material resources, facilities and

information services for efficient accountability;

v. To enforce discipline in the school;

vi. To organize and assist in the management and implementation of the curriculum;

vii. To oversee and co-ordinate the general environmental maintenance and renovations at the school;

viii. To act as the minute secretary of the Management Committee;

ix. To co-ordinate periodic reviews of the school curriculum;

x. To ensure integrity of internal and external exams administration and supervision;

xi. To prepare the academic plans, programmes and schedules ( time table) of the school; and

xii. To participate in the implementation of the Education Sector reforms related to primary education.

 

Person Specification:

(i) Qualification

Minimum of a Diploma in Primary Education or the equivalent of this from recognized

Institutions.

Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports

Must have attended at least three workshops/seminars and three short courses relevant to the

profession

Minimum of twelve years teaching experience as a qualified Primary teacher, three of which

should have been at Senior Education Assistant level or two at Principal Education Assistant or

five years at Senior level with administrative responsibilities such as Head of Department, or Co

curricular activities etc.

 

(ii) Competencies

Guidance and counseling;

skills, Pedagogical skills;

Psychological skills;

Child development skills;

Good communication and interpersonal skills;

Computer literacy skills;

Curriculum Development;

Comprehension and Interpretation;

Report keeping skills;

Financial management skills;

Human resource management skills;

Environment and Primary Healthcare;

Public relations skills;

Safety and Precautionary measures; and

Support for Special Needs students.

 

 

Job Title - Senior Education Assistant

Reports to - Principal Education Assistant

Salary Scale - U6

 

Job Purpose

To plan, teach, examine and assess learners’ progress on an on-going basis in order to ensure functional

literacy, numeracy and basic communication skills.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

i. To prepare the schemes of work and lesson plans in line with the approved curriculum on a termly

and weekly basis respectively.

ii. To conduct lessons and remedial work according to the set timetable.

iii. To participate in setting, administering and marking internal and external examinations.

iv. To carry out continuous assessment and evaluation of pupils performance.

v. To develop and improve on learning aids/ material

vi. To carry out child studies and keep a profile for each pupil in the class

vii. To guide and counsel pupils.

viii. To participate in class and departmental meetings.

ix. To serve as teacher on duty.

x. To participate in co - curricula activities and link the school to the community.

xi. To participate in the self assessment and appraisal of the Education Assistants.

 

Person Specification:

(i) Qualifications:

Minimum of a Grade III Teaching Certificate or equivalent from a recognized institution

Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports

Minimum of six years teaching experience in the primary sector

Must have attended at least one certified workshop/seminar and two short courses relevant to

the profession.

 

 (ii) Competencies:

Guidance and counseling skills,

Pedagogical skills,

Psychological skills,

Child development skills,

Good communication and interpersonal skills,

Computer Literacy Skills, Record keeping,

Environment and Primary Healthcare,

Safety and Precautionary measures, and

Support for Special Needs students.

 

Job Title : Nursing Officer (Nursing)

Salary Scale : U5

Reports To : Senior Nursing Officer

Responsible For : Enrolled Nurses

 

Job Purpose

To provide quality nursing services and public health care interventions to patients and the community.

 

Key Outputs

i. Patients received, admissions, discharges and deaths registered;

ii. Treatment to patients provided;

iii. A clean and healthy environment for patients maintained;

iv. Sterile procedures prepared and carried out;

v. Medical wastes safely disposed off;

vi. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;

vii. Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds carried out;

viii. Patients prepared for meals and sensitized on the recommended diet;

ix. Knowledge and skills imparted;

x. Daily Ward reports compiled and submitted; and

xi. Allocated resources managed and accounted for.

 

Key Functions

i. Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharging and deaths;

ii. Providing treatment to patients;

iii. Maintaining a clean and health environment for patients;

iv. Preparing and carrying out sterile procedures and disposal of medical wastes;

v. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;

vi. Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds;

vii. Preparing patients for meals and sensitize them on the recommended diet;

viii. Imparting knowledge and skills to health support staff and trainees;

ix. Compiling daily Ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift leader; and

x. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

Must be trained at a registered level from a recognized Nursing Training Institution.

Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

(ii) Competences

Guidance and counseling;

Concern for quality and standards;

Ethics and integrity; and

Time management.

 

 

 

 

Job Title : Nursing Officer (Midwife)

Salary Scale : U5

Reports To : Senior Nursing Officer

Responsible For : Enrolled Midwife

 

Job Purpose

To facilitate deliveries and provide nursing care to mothers and their babies.

 

Key Outputs

i. Patients received; admissions, deliveries, discharges and deaths registered;

ii. Antenatal care carried out;

iii. High risk cases for referral identified;

iv. Provide care during labour with emphasis to prevention of complications to mother and baby;

v. Care during puerperium provided;

vi. Mothers sensitized about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;

vii. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;

viii. Medical supplies and sundries requisitioned and accounted for;

ix. Staff supervised and appraised; and

x. Daily ward reports compiled and submitted

 

Key Functions

i. Receiving patients, register admissions, deliveries, discharges and deaths;

ii. Carrying out antenatal care and identifying high risk cases for referral;

iii. Providing care during labour with emphasis to prevention of complications to mother and baby;

iv. Providing care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection;

v. Sensitizing mothers about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;

vi. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;

vii. Participating in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds;

viii. Requisitioning and accounting for medical supplies and sundries;

ix. Carrying out HRM functions such as training and staff performance appraisal; and

x. Compiling daily ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift.

 

Person Specifications

 

i) Qualifications

Must be trained at a Registered Midwife level from a recognized Institution.

Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

ii) Competences

Guidance and counseling;

Concern for quality and standards for midwifery care;

Communication;

Self control and Stress management;

Ethics and integrity; and

Time management.