Early Childhood (ECD) Teacher at Wema Centre

On Friday, January 31st, 2014

Wema Centre is a Community Project and Rehabilitation Program for ex-street girls and community orphans with projects in both Mombasa and Thika town respectively.

The Centre offers a variety of quality childcare services ranging from child residential care, health care, guidance and counseling, formal education, vocational training sponsorships to street and community outreach services.

Our Mission: To transform street children and vulnerable young people into fulfilled and responsible adults through holistic care and support.

We are looking for a highly motivated ECD teacher to inspire and be part of a great team dedicated to providing quality child care, interactive learning and memorable experiences for three -to-six year olds and also special cases.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach allocated ECD class, plan, prepare, and develop various teaching aids and materials for ECD while following current National Quality Standards and regulations
  • Ensure realization of intended outputs and outcomes.
  • Organize activities such as field visits, group discussions, singing, dancing, rhythmic activities, use of art materials and dramatic play-acting, to stimulate children’s interest and broaden understanding of their physical and social environment and also form satisfying relationships with other children and adults.
  • Build good, open communication with children, families and staff
  • Observe and record children’s growth, development and behaviour using agreed tools for monitoring and evaluation
  • Ensure the learning environment is clean, hygienic and safe
  • Develop strategies to guide positive children’s behavior
  • Undertake administrative tasks as required i.e take minutes of  weekly staff meetings, delegated representation etc
Required Qualifications/Abilities/Experience:
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Teaching (DICECE & MONTESORI),
  • Over 3 years working experience in a childcare setting catering for children between 2  to 14 years
  • Fantastic organizational and teamwork skills including reporting and leadership skills
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills using English and Kiswahili
  • A good level of computer literacy
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Ability to work in a demanding work environment and meet deadlines
If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application(stating current & expected pay) and detailed CV (with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate former employer) addressed to the Executive Director to reach us on or before 7th  February 2014 by email to: [email protected]

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Wema Centre Trust
P.O Box 88820-80100 


Wema Centre is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.
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