Special Needs Education Teacher Job Vacancy in Kenya

UbuntuLife Foundation

Position Title: Special Needs Education Teacher

Location: Maai Mahiu, Naivasha

Ubuntu Children Wellness center specializes in Special needs education, Occupational therapy, Pediatric health and Nutrition.

We are looking for a Special Education Teacher to join our team of educators.

You will be responsible for teaching groups of students with mild or moderate disabilities.

You will modify the existing curriculum on basic subjects (e.g. math, writing) to meet each student’s learning requirements and build individual lesson plans tailored to their specific needs.

You will also discuss with parents and support staff about important matters that might impede students’ progress.

Ultimately, you will help and inspire children to achieve important learning milestones.

Terms of service: One (1) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.


  • Assess students’ abilities and craft teaching plans.
  • Adapt learning materials to students’ needs.
  • Keep track of and reflect on students’ progress.
  • Monitor children’s behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed.
  • Find engaging activities to teach skills (e.g. drawing and drama).
  • Manage classroom crises and resolve conflict.
  • Prepare students for transition to the next grade.
  • Inform parents about their children’s performance and potential problems.
  • Coach/mentor other professionals who work with children with disabilities.
  • Collaborate with the support staff (e.g. teachers, therapists) to create holistic intervention plans.

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as a Special Education Teacher or relevant role.
  • Good knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies.
  • Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities.
  • Ability to create Education health care plans for different learners.
  • A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are required to send their applications to; ubuntukenya@ubuntu.life by 12th August 2022.