Teacher Assistant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Diamond Junior School

Position Title: Teacher Assistant

Location: Diamond Junior School (South B Campus & Athi River Campus) 

Reports to: Principal

About the School: Founded in 2009, Diamond Junior School is a values-based institution that presently caters for Kindergarten & Primary levels using the CBC curriculum. The School is passionately committed to developing learners to be contributing members of the wider community.

Vision: We strive to equip and inspire children to rise to their full God-given potential.

Mission: To offer excellence in Academics, Sports, Arts, Technology and beyond, cultivating positive character traits and inspiring global citizenship.

Job Summary: The job holder works under the supervision of a lead teacher, providing additional assistance and instruction to students.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist lead teachers in preparing lesson plans and in teaching various subjects when required.
  • Assist teachers with lesson preparation by getting materials ready and setting up equipment.
  • Mark and correct the work of students as per lead teacher’s guidelines.
  • Reinforce and clarify instructions to students while the lead teacher is teaching.
  • Pick and drop children to ensure their safety to and from school.
  • Monitor student behavior and help maintain discipline in the classroom.
  • Oversee students during non-classroom times including breaks and in between classes for safety and discipline purposes.
  • Perform general housekeeping duties in maintaining an orderly classroom
  • Clean and dress students when they mess up.
  • Monitor student attitudes and encourage self-esteem.
  • Assist students with becoming increasingly independent.
  • Maintain standardized records and documentation concerning the progress of students.
  • Feed students, when necessary; toilet train students, if needed; and assists with any other tasks students are not able to perform for themselves.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • High school certificate plus a training certificate in Education.
  • At least 1 to 2 years relevant experience.
  • Teachers Service Commission registration would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of patience.
  • First Aid skills.

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 10th February 2024.

Correspondence: Detailed CV to be submitted to careers@diamondjunior.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process.