Chemonics recruits 01 Social and Emotional Learning Specialist
Social and emotional learning specialist | Kenya Connectivity for Learning | 2021
Chemonics seeks a social and emotional learning specialist for an anticipated education project in Kenya. The Connectivity for Learning project aims to strengthen the Government of Kenya’s (GOK) education system to ensure that all classroom environments are high quality, inclusive, and focused on the learning of foundational literacy skills. The activity will also aim to expand its distance learning programming toward more digitally relevant and impactful online learning solutions that are accessible to all students, especially children in the early primary grades. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
The SEL Specialist will lead the implementation of the district/nationwide Social Emotional Learning strategic plan. The SEL Specialist will identify gaps in social, emotional, and behavioral atmosphere of the school and classroom and develops plans of action around priorities. The SEL works in partnership with various stakeholders, including students, parents, community organizations and mental health providers to support student social emotional learning.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or Education preferred
5 years relevant experience in education preferredTraining in trauma-informed practices and/or restorative practices and experience teaching a social emotional curriculum to studentsExperience working with social, emotional, and behavioral supports preferredClassroom teaching or school-based management experience highly preferredDemonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Application Instructions:Please send your CV and cover letter to the email address KenyaRead@chemonics.onmicrosoft.com. In the subject line please indicate the position title to which you are applying. Finalists will be contacted. The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, July 30, 2021. For more information on Chemonics, please visit www.chemonics.com
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