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2023 School Dorm Mother (Eldoret Girls Boarding School)

Closing: Nov 8, 2022

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Published: Oct 25, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar School Dorm Mother who will be responsible for the pastoral life of our students' boarding experience and is willing and ready to start in January 2023 as we launch our Junior Secondary School Campus at Eldoret Girls Boarding School.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

Disclaimer: Nova Pioneer does not charge any fee to process your application.

ABOUT YOU

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Certificate/Diploma in social work or any other relevant course in child welfare.
  • You have 2+ years of experience working with students. 
  • Professional counseling skills with a proven track record will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge  and experience working with teenagers before
  • You are flexible and open to change - you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
  • You are a problem solver - you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making an effort to find appropriate solutions.
  • You have the ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive matters.
  • You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback.


Responsibilities

Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar School Dorm Mother who will be responsible for the pastoral life of our students' boarding experience and is willing and ready to start in January 2023 as we launch our Junior Secondary School Campus at Eldoret Girls Boarding School.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

Disclaimer: Nova Pioneer does not charge any fee to process your application.

ABOUT YOU

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Certificate/Diploma in social work or any other relevant course in child welfare.
  • You have 2+ years of experience working with students. 
  • Professional counseling skills with a proven track record will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge  and experience working with teenagers before
  • You are flexible and open to change - you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
  • You are a problem solver - you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making an effort to find appropriate solutions.
  • You have the ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive matters.
  • You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback.


ABOUT THE ROLE

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Playing the role of a 'parent' for the students in a professional working relation.
  • Being a role model in all actions and behavior to the students.
  • Defending the rights of the child.
  • Creating a safe environment for teenagers to develop their emotional and social skills.
  • Supervising the wellbeing, discipline and behavior of students.
  • Observing emotional behavior and referring them to the school counselor.
  • Maintaining cleanness and order in dorms.
  • Report any cases of sickness to the Nurse and  ADoRL
  • Implementing the residential schedules for the students. (Waking up and Lights off time)
  • Supervision of the student’s hygiene and neatness. ( Bathing Schedule)
  • Keeping records and reports of residential issues/occurrences within their assigned spaces. ( Updating the Residential tracker)
  • Executing any other duty that may be assigned to him by the dean of residential life including saturday inspection and residential walkthroughs.

Note: This role requires you to live on campus with flexible working hours including working on weekends.


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