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Kabarole, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

April 26, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Kabarole District is Located in Western Uganda at a road Distance of 300 km from Kampala the capital city. It has an estimated population of 318,216 (Census 2014) and a population growth rate of 2.3 per annum. The District lies at an altitude of 1300-3800 meters above sea level. It borders with Bunyangabu in the south, Kamwenge in South East, Kyenjojo in the East, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko in the Northwest and Kibaale in the North east.

The District has good climate with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 30°C and rainfall ranging from 1,200mm – 1,500 mm per annum. The District has cool temperatures averaging between 22°-25°C and has a bimodal rainfall, ranging from 1200mm – 1500mm per annum. The district has three distinct agro-ecological zones i.e. North-eastern zone, the Middle zone and the Highland (Mountain) zone. The three different zones offer different opportunities for commercial agriculture ranging from tea, dairy cattle, bananas, coffee, Apiary, and Horticulture. In addition the district is covered by rolling hills and mountains with acidic soils which have favoured tea growing. Furthermore the District is covered with good soils conducive for agriculture where geological divisions show that 90% of the district is covered with black loam (volcanic) soil while a few places especially in Busoro and parts of Hakibaale sub counties have red sandy clay loams occasionally underlain by soft laterites.

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Senior Education Assistants job at Kabarole District Service Commission

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitable qualified Ugandans to fill vacant post that exist in Kabarole District Local Government on Replacement Basis. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (Revised 2008) to the Secretary District Service Commission, Kabarole P.O. Box 38, Fort Portal not later than 26th April 2024 at 5pm which is a closing date.

Application Forms can be obtained from Public Service Commission Offices situated on 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Kampala and District Service Commission Office all over the County.

Applications should bear the title of the post clearly applied for and its reference number specified against the vacancy. Certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts, National Identify Card and a recent Passport photograph must be attached on all the three (3) Forms.
Serving Officers MUST route their applications through their Accounting Officers/Responsible Officers who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delays.

Appointment in the Public Service is based on merit and therefore lobbying and canvassing for jobs shall lead to disqualification of the applicant.
Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Classroom Support: Assist teachers with classroom management, including supervising students, facilitating activities, and maintaining a positive learning environment.

  • Instructional Assistance: Provide one-on-one or small group instruction to students who may need additional support or reinforcement with academic concepts or assignments.

  • Material Preparation: Prepare instructional materials, such as worksheets, learning aids, and visual aids, to support lesson plans and activities.

  • Behavioral Support: Support students with behavioral challenges by implementing strategies outlined in behavior intervention plans, providing positive reinforcement, and helping to de-escalate conflicts when necessary.

  • Individualized Education Plans (IEPs): Assist students with special needs by implementing accommodations and modifications outlined in their IEPs, under the direction of special education teachers.

  • Assessment and Progress Monitoring: Assist teachers with administering assessments, grading assignments, and monitoring student progress. Keep records of student performance and behavior as needed.

  • Communication with Parents: Communicate with parents or guardians regarding student progress, behavior, and any concerns or observations. Provide updates on student achievements and areas for improvement.

  • Specialized Support: Provide specialized support to students with disabilities, English language learners, or other special needs, as directed by teachers and specialists.

  • Supervision: Supervise students during transitions, recess, lunchtime, and other non-instructional periods to ensure their safety and well-being.

  • Professional Development: Participate in training and professional development opportunities to enhance skills and stay current on best practices in education and student support.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Education: A high school diploma or equivalent is typically required. Some positions may require additional education, such as an associate degree or coursework in education, child development, or a related field.

  • Certification: Depending on the jurisdiction and employer requirements, certification as a teacher assistant or educational paraprofessional may be necessary.

  • Clearance: Many educational institutions require education assistants to pass background checks, including criminal history and child abuse clearances, to ensure the safety of students.

  • Experience: Previous experience working with children or in an educational setting may be preferred. Experience in a specific subject area or with students who have special needs may also be beneficial.

  • Communication Skills: Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential for interacting with students, teachers, and parents. Education assistants should be able to convey information clearly and compassionately.

  • Patience and Empathy: Patience and empathy are crucial when working with students who may have diverse learning needs or behavioral challenges. Education assistants should be able to remain calm and supportive in challenging situations.

  • Organizational Skills: Strong organizational skills are necessary for managing classroom materials, assisting with lesson planning, and keeping track of student progress and assignments.

  • Collaboration: Education assistants often work closely with teachers and other staff members. The ability to collaborate effectively as part of a team is important for supporting student learning and overall classroom success.

  • Flexibility: Education assistants should be flexible and adaptable, as their responsibilities may vary from day to day based on the needs of students and teachers. They should be willing to take on new tasks and adjust their approach as needed.

  • Cultural Competence: Awareness and respect for cultural diversity are important when working in educational settings with students from diverse backgrounds. Education assistants should demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity in their interactions with students and families.

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How to Apply

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