PSC announces 1000 internship Vacancies For Teachers
The Public Service Commission has announced up to 1,000 internship opportunities in the State Department for Basic Education under the Digital Literacy Programme.
PSC on Tuesday said those interested in the internship opportunity should make their application before September 25, 2023.
“The Ministry of Education, State Department for Basic Education has declared 1,000 vacancies for internship under the Digital Literacy Programme (DLP), Cohort 3,” the commission said.
PSC said the successful candidates will be appointed and deployed to schools at the subcounty level, where, in addition to acquiring practical skills and knowledge, the interns will play a critical role in supporting virtual learning and other related digital platforms.
PSC said among the requirements for an appointment for the internship opportunity, a candidate must have graduated not earlier than 2019.
The candidate must also have a Bachelor’s degree in Education with a specialisation in Information Communication Technology or a Bachelor’s degree in ICT, or a Diploma in ICT or ICT Integration in Education, from knowledge in networking and infrastructure, applications development, and information security.
“The candidate must be willing to be deployed to any Sub County Education office within the country on a full-time basis,” the commission said.
The internship duties and responsibilities will include supporting of E-Learning and content development in line with the schemes of work.
The intern will also provide class support and training for Primary School teachers in the use of digital literacy devices.
“The intern will support the implementation of the Digital Learning Programme and carry out innovations to enable schools to improve on the use of digital learning,” the commission said.
PSC said the intern will also provide support in the safe, secure and ethical use of technology in learning.
“They will also assist teachers by integrating ICT in delivery of teaching, learning and assessment and support school staff with development and production of key school policies and procedures,” PSC said.
Successful candidates will also provide first-line support and maintenance of ICT services in the schools.
The internship will run for 12 months with a stipend which is non-renewable.
PSC said the stipend will be paid by the State Department for Basic Education at a rate as determined by the Government Certificate.
“On successful completion of the Internship Programme, the interns will be awarded a certificate by the State Department,” PSC said.
Interested and qualified applicants are requested to make their applications online through the Public Service Commission’s job portal accessible through www.publicservice.go.ie or www.psckjobs.go.ke by September 25, 2023.