Several Teacher NGO Jobs – Dwelling Places (DP)

Job Title:          Teacher  
Organisation: Dwelling
Places (DP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Assistant
Restore Program Manager
About US:
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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