Teaching Assistant at Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKESK),
Aga Khan Academies
Teaching Assistant is responsible for supporting teachers and assisting students in Junior School with their educational and social development, both in and outside the classroom.
- To assist with planning of teaching and learning in the assigned classrooms under the mentorship / supervision of the class teacher.
- To observe and develop strategies that embrace student inquiry and assist in the differentiation of activities to meet the needs of all students.
- To assist the class teacher in authentic assessment of students, including the maintenance of records to track student progress. Such information is to be communicated sensitively, effectively and honestly with parents and guardians. Whilst this is the responsibility of the class teacher, interns may be called to participate to provide support.
- To assist the class teacher in the safety and security of each student in the classroom and around school at all times.
- To contribute towards and be an active participant in the extra-curricular part of the AKA, M programme and student life; enrichment, student field-trips, whole school events and initiatives, residential week-end duties.
- To contribute towards building a student culture of self-regulation and self-efficacy adhering to the values of the academy and the student code of conduct.
- To assist the class teacher in the organization of resources for the programme and in the maintenance of existing inventory.
- At least a diploma in Education and an Early Childhood Education training
- Must be TSc registered
- At least 1 year of teaching experience in an ECD
- Early Years/Primary experience would be an added advantage
About the Agency
The Aga Khan Academies is an integrated network of residential schools dedicated to expanding access to education of an international standard of excellence to exceptional young men and women regardless of their ability to pay. The Aga Khan Academies’ foundational values include pluralism, meritocracy and civil society. Housed in spacious and attractive campuses with beautiful facilities, the Academies offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum from the Primary Years Programme to the Diploma Programme and provide a rich opportunity for both teachers and students alike to grow both professionally and personally. The first Aga Khan Academy opened in Mombasa, Kenya in 2003. This was followed by an Academy in Hyderabad, India in 2011, Maputo, Mozambique in 2013 and Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2022. More information…
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