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Application Submissions Guideline: 

Interested candidates should send their CVs to [email protected]. Please mention in the subject line of your email the title of the position applying for "English Educator - Bekaa"

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Description: 

Background:

 

All NRC consultants are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity, and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.

 

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

 

Job Overview/Summary:

Youth Non-formal education Educators will be working on the provision of education to out of school or at risk of dropping out youth. NRC is addressing the specific needs of those youth who are unable - or not ready - to access formal education by providing them with quality education and skills, thereby enhancing their livelihoods capabilities and enabling them to potentially enrol in formal education channels.

NRC non-formal education programmes include:

  • Basic Literacy and Numeracy (ages 10 – 14) classes;
  • Youth Education Pack (ages 15-30) classes;

The different programmes will follow the unified curriculum and Standard Operating Procedures developed by the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE), when applicable, enriched by NRC mainstreamed classroom based psychosocial and life skills activities.

NRC is setting up learning centres in close proximity to where refugee communities are:

  • Within relevant camps or ITS (Informal Tent Settlement)
  • In community based learning centres
  • In public schools when approved by MEHE

The English Educator will be responsible to facilitate the overall delivery of the programme in safe, youth-friendly environment, upholding the standards of the NRC’s Code of Conduct, while ensuring full inclusion and protection of the vulnerable children and youth as a key responsibility of this role and following NRC’s Protection Policy The position holder will work in close connection with NRC’s Youth Assistants (YAs),Youth Officers (YOs), and Youth Technical Officer (YTO), and will receive a pre­service training on topics specific to the context. This will also include regular mentoring and observation visits from YOs and other NRC related staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective teaching and facilitation to refugees and vulnerable host community youth by employing a variety of methodologies in teaching students, including demonstrations, discussions, and lectures
  • Attend and actively participate in all trainings held by NRC Lebanon, which are mandatory for all educators. If any trainings are missed due to unforeseen reasons, the educator must request the direct supervisor for a make-up training.
  • Implement and follow the provided English curriculum and enrich content where appropriate, including the production and dissemination of teaching handouts and activities sheets
  • Maintain a youth-friendly and safe teaching/learning environment in the classroom while adopting a holistic approach to teaching (physical, emotional, and intellectual wellbeing)
  • Use positive discipline in the classroom
  • Assess youth's learning achievement with pre, post and periodic assessments during the cycle
  • Plan and implement lessons as per the directions of the YTO
  • Attend educator meetings as requested by NRC relevant staff, participate in Teacher Learning Circles, develop extra material during workshops and adapt them to the need of the students, etc. in direct coordination with all relevant NRC Youth Team to ensure and maintain high quality delivery learning environment
  • Teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment of potential for individual students entrusted to his/her care
  • Enhance youth involvement in the greater community through positive communication channels with the youth committee groups.
  • Utilize and protect the educational equipment, such as materials, books, and other learning aid provided by NRC
  • Supervise the students upon arrival and departure and between sessions
  • Carry out related mainstreaming of protection in programme daily implementation as per the set NRC’s Protection mainstreaming guidelines, and ensures reporting any breaches/concerns to the line manager for proper action.

 

Critical interface

  • Youth Officer
  • Youth Technical Officer
  • Youth aged (15-30)

Qualifications and Relevant Skills:

  • Diploma or Bachelor Degree in English Language or any relevant field , certification/license in teaching is a plus
  • 1 to 2 years working experience in teaching English
  • Honesty and trustworthiness, and responsive to constructive feedback and advice
  • Ability to work systematically and organized manner
  • Ability to listen actively, understand, communicate effectively, and discuss with supervisors and youth on their learning problems and psychosocial requirements
  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to use computer and Microsoft office (basic to intermediate level)

Expired

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Last modified: 
20 Jun, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Refugees
Application Deadline:
Thursday, 4 July 2024
Contract Type:
Consultancy
Period of Employment:
12 months-Possibility of renewal based on performance, funding and need for the position.
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
< 800 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
1 to 2 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
None
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
  • Baalbek-Hermel
  • Baalbek
  • Aarsal