Consultant – Terms of Reference

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BACKGROUND

Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY) is a National Disabled Persons Organization (DPO) working at all levels of community involvement to impact positive change. ANDY is dedicated to achieving equality, inclusion and empowerment of children and youth with disability in Kenya through mainstreaming this group into all aspects of daily life. We are implementing a one-year project funded by Amplify Change on sexual reproductive health rights (SRHR) for girls with disabilities. The project will seek your expertise in basic sign language training for the staff at ANDY for a period of 3 months starting 19th August to 19th November 2019.

The project aims at staff development, training 10 ANDY staff on basic sign language and you will be required to conduct training every Monday of the week from 11 am to 1 pm.

The Terms of Reference for the consultant include;

The trainer will be responsible for;

  • Developing training manuals and other relevant training materials on Kenya sign language.
  • Develop creative learning exercises for staff to undertake in.
  • Come up with questions and exercises on basic sign language.  
  • Close interaction with staff to ensure efficient learning including progress, challenges and lessons learned during the training process with recommendations to improve on our project’s activities.
  • Prepare and submit monthly report for the assignment.
  • Liaise with the Amplify Change team to ensure effective learning and practice in sign language communication.

 

Qualifications

  1. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in working and interacting with the deaf community.
  2. Fluent Sign language communication skills. Experience in sign language interpretation is an added advantage.
  3. Proven organizational, analytical, negotiating, communication (oral and written) skills. 
  4. Excellent report writing skills paying keen attention to details.
  5. Ability to prioritize, focus and deliver quality results within deadlines while meeting conflicting work demands and targets; working with or without teams with minimum supervision.
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with working and non-working staff.

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