Class Teacher Aide

Chishawasha Childrens Home, Zambia - Location: Zambia, Lusaka

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Contract

Contract type
Permanent
Application deadline
01/04/2019

Description

Position
Class Teacher Aide
Industry
Vacancies
1
Description

In 1999, Kathe Padilla visited Zambia from the USA to assess the plight of children who had been orphaned at the height of the AIDS pandemic in the mid-90’s. In 2000, Ms. Padilla founded the Chishawasha Children’s home Zambia (CCHZ), and its first programme of ‘home-based support’ in Lusaka. This latter was aimed at retaining orphaned children in school. Ms. Padilla registered CCHZ as a local charity, and set up the Zambia Children’s Fund (ZCF) in the USA to raise money to run an orphanage and a school. In 2003, Ms. Padilla acquired a 15-acre plot of land on the outskirts of Lusaka, and later secured funds from the Colin B Glassco Charitable Foundation for Children – a Canadian charitable f oundation.

In 2004, these funds were used to supply water to the property allowing her to raise funds to build the first two residences and create a temporary school. Subsequently the Glassco Foundation funded the building of 5 more residences and a 12-block primary s

Main Purpose of the Job:

Focus on ensuring the educational, social, physical, psychological and emotional well-being of the Learners.

Position: Class Teacher Aide

Reporting to: School Head Teacher

Required Minimum Education :

  • Grade 12 GCE certificate
  • Early childhood certificate as an added advantage

Required Minimum Experience :

  • 2-3 years in similar position
  • Ability to communicate in English and correspond professionally in writing and verbally

Friendly and courteous

Main Duties:

  • Support the class teacher
  • Ensure the classroom is clean
  • Work with and help class teacher in the classroom were placed
  • Monitors and assists children in their classroom
  • Guides children and teaches them how to use the ablution block
  • Help the teacher in maintaining class discipline
  • Render social, physical. Emotional and educational support to children
  • Attend to other programs directed by the class teacher
  • Ensure discipline is maintained at all times
  • Participate in CCHZ employee programs

Requirements

Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
Nationality
Not defined
Languages
Not defined
Skills
Not defined
Prerequisites

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