ICT Coach Job Vacancy at SOS Children’s Villages in Kenya

Position Title: ICT Coach

SOS Children’s Villages in Kenya is a member of the SOS Children’s Villages International (CVI) Federation.

SOS Children’s Villages in Kenya is a child-focused Non-Governmental Organization established in 1973 to provide care and support to children who have lost or are at risk of losing the care of their biological family.

The organization’s vision is “No child should grow up alone” and its programmes are driven by the mission of “building families for children in need, helping them shape their own futures and sharing in the development of their communities”.

In this regard, the organization works to reduce poverty; increase access to quality education and decent work; reduce inequalities and build strong institutions as laid out in SDGs 1, 4,8,10 and 16.

This is done through programmes that are geared towards addressing the political, economic, health and social root causes that lead to high levels of child vulnerability and put families at risk of breaking down. The programmes focus on Alternative Care, Family Strengthening, Youth Empowerment, Education, Health Care and Advocacy.

SOS Children’s Villages in Kenya implements programmes in five (5) of Kenya’s 47 Counties namely Nairobi, Mombasa, Uasin Gishu, Kisumu and Meru. SOS Children’s Villages.

We seek to recruit suitably qualified persons to fill the positions of; ICT Assistant to be based at the National Office and ICT Coach to be based at SOS Children’s Village Buru Buru.

ICT Coach – 1 Position (Nairobi CV)

Job Summary: Reporting to the National ICT Manager, the ICT Coach shall be responsible for training the Digital Village beneficiaries on Computer Skills to improve digital literacy.

The ICT Coach is expected to deliver training on productivity tools, Windows operating system components, standard Business applications such as Microsoft Office suit & Cyber security related courses.

Key performance areas and main responsibilities:

Please note that the duties are not limited to the items outlined below and are subject to periodic review.


  • Provide quality efficient teaching in basic ICT skills (Beginners) as well as advanced ICT skills with available resource
  • Develop necessary content for teaching based on the required syllabus and course specification
  • Content needs to be developed in a timely fashion and includes, but is not limited to schemes of work, lesson plans, course outlines, teaching notes, handouts, visual aids, etc
  • Ensure that all marking, assessments, and moderations are complete.
  • Liaise with Digital Village Assistant as appropriate to ensure that work is fully and effectively covered.
  • Encourage and promote the process of student learning.


  • Ensure records of student achievements are maintained
  • Keep accurate up-to-date registers of classes taught of learner attendances and marks
  • Advise the Digital Village Assistant on material and equipment needs, for existing and proposed courses and produce requisitions as required.
  • Assist with student interviews and course enrolments.

Curriculum Development

  • Maintain knowledge of new developments in the curriculum, courses, and teaching practices and keep course material.
  • Undertake such training as may be required and requested for such development.
  • Develop short courses in your own specialist area as appropriate.


  • Attend staff meetings when requested.
  • General maintenance and cleanliness of the iHub
  • Ensure rules and regulations for the iHub are created and followed.
  • Be aware of and maintain the iHubs approach to security and discipline.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Diploma in ICT or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Technical Teacher Education
  • Relevant two years of experience in ICT training
  • Able to demonstrate that they can satisfactorily perform the duties by reference to their previous work experience.
  • ICDL Certified trainer is an added advantage
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft windows client operating systems
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft office products
  • Hands on experience on Microsoft Office 365 services
  • Proven experience in conducting training on Microsoft office, Microsoft Client operating systems and productivity tools
  • Proven experience managing ICT trainings
  • Willing to Certify new technology trainings in short possible timeskills both orally and in writing (English and Swahili)
  • High quality written & oral communication ability
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking and time-management skills

Child Protection Policy

At all times, avoid actions or behaviour that could be construed as poor or potentially abusive practice. Whatever decisions and actions taken should be with the best interest of the child in mind.

Data Protection Policy

At all times ensure that personal data of donors, sponsors, SOS Children’s Villages Kenya beneficiaries and their families as well as co-workers is handled confidentially and in accordance with prevailing SOS-Kinderdorf International data protection laws.

How to Apply

If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send a Cover Letter & updated CV in PDF with details of 3 traceable referees one of which  must be immediate former employer to recruitment@soskenya.org addressed to the Human Resources Manager to reach us on or before 3rd October 2022 specifying the position interested in.

Please indicate your current and expected salary in your cover letter.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

SOS Children’s Villages holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered.

Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes.

SOS Children’s Villages is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.