Job Opportunity in Lebanon at the International Rescue Committee as an literacy Teacher

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2019/08/22
Job Opportunity in Lebanon at the International Rescue Committee as an literacy Teacher

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International Rescue Committee is searching for Basic literacy teacher who will be working closely with psychosocial staff to provide basic literacy classes to the street and working children in the child protection street and working children program both in and around Tripoli. Street and working children often lack basic access to service and education. Working alongside caseworkers and PSS officers conducting psychosocial activities, the BLT will provide basic literacy to street and working children on a weekly basis.

Major Responsibilities:

  •  Provide effective teaching in basic literacy and numeracy to street and working children in locations where psychosocial activities are conducted. For a maximum of 9 hours a week, 3 days a week.
  • Implement child-centered teaching methods, and diverse teaching techniques to engage children.
  • Maintain a safe and effective teaching/learning environment during the sessions on the street or in an SHLS.
  • Enhance communication with parents through though proper communication channels with parents through PSS officers and caseworkers.
  • Prepare to teach handouts and activity sheets prior to sessions where appropriate.
  • Assess children’s learning progress using assessment tools, at the beginning implementation of the sessions and on a 3-month basis.

Qualifications:

  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate conflict-solving behaviors.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience of implementing child protection programs.
  • Experience in giving teaching classes to children.
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children.
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder.
  • Able to handle pressure well. 
  • Work in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic, English speaking is a plus.
  • A staunch advocate of child protection and child rights.

Additional Skills:

It is preferred but not required:

  •  Experience working with street and working children.
  •  Experience working with Syrian and refugees communities.

About:

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihood are shattered by conflict and disease to survive, recover and regain control of their future. It responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic well-being, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Lebanon
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Human Rights, Education, Psychology, Sociology, Studying

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Funding
other
Opportunity Coverage
Other
Opportunity will take place in
Lebanon
Required Documents
CV, Cover Letter

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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