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Thursday, May 9, 2019

3 Youth English Teachers Job at Soccer Without Borders ( SWB ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Youth English Teachers [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education & Training , Category: Teachers & Education ]

Jobs at: Soccer Without Borders ( SWB )

Deadline of this Job:
22nd May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: 8th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Soccer Without Borders Uganda (SWB) is a legally registered INGO in the Nsambya Gogonya neighborhood of Kampala, operating as a branch of the American based NGO Soccer Without Borders. SWB uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change, providing newcomer refugee youth a toolkit to overcome obstacles to growth inclusion and personal success. In Uganda, we operate an informal school that acts as an English language bridge program for refugees living in Kampala. All programming takes place at our Youth Center, located in Nsambya Gogonya, and the neighborhood football pitches. Soccer Without Borders (SWB) operates a Youth Center in the Nsambya neighborhood of Kampala for out-of-school refugee youth.
Job Summary: The Youth Instructor will provide support in "Off-Field" English and educational programming. For these activities, you should work to create a safe, welcoming and dynamic environment for program participants. You should also work to model and enforce the five SWB rules at all times, both in the classroom and around the SWB center..

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Classroom Instruction Responsibilities
• Plan and co-lead English and Life skills educational sessions for participants.
• Develop and submit lesson plans to Head Instructor and Director at the beginning of each month.
• Identify needs of participants and work to create programming which is relevant to participants.
• Implement clear classroom management strategies and equitable consequences for student behavior that requires correction.
• Collaboratively contribute to the overall English and Life Skills component of SWB programming through collaborative work with other SWB instructors.
• Complete the designated number of self-reflection activities each month and modify teaching and classroom management practices accordingly. Submit written self reflection to Program Director within 1 day of conducting activity.
• Complete the designated number of peer-reviews each month and provide clear written feedback to relevant instructor as well as Program Director within 1 day of conducting observation.
• Manage and record attendance records for English classes and educational programming on a daily basis.
• Get to know participants, their families and the community through home visits, parent discussions, SWB Family Days and community/partner events.
• Care for, protect, and manage program supplies and equipment.
Other Staff Responsibilities:
• Consistently serve as a role model, setting a good example in conduct, behavior, and attitude for SWB participants.
• Actively participate in all staff meetings, planning sessions, trainings, and special events.
• Help keep the center clean, organized, and conducive to programming.
• Assist Team Leaders with their transition to Uganda and to SWB by actively participating in in-country team leader orientations, providing local information, and assisting with other aspects of their onboarding as needed.
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the Uganda Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The applicant must hold a Secondary School "O" Level certificate. University Degree in a relevant field (Education, Development, Human Rights etc.)
• The applicant should have six months of experience working in a formal or informal classroom setting
• Candidate must reside in close proximity to Nsambya neighborhood to be considered
• Fluency in both written and verbal English
• Experience working with Google Calendar/Drive/Mail and Microsoft Office Suite
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Strong communication and leadership skills
• Strong desire to work with disadvantaged youth
• Legal right to live and work in Uganda (Ugandan nationals and refugees)
• Fluency in any of the following languages: Luganda, Swahili, French, Lingala, Arabic
• Experience playing and/or coaching football
• Past experience working with, or strong desire to work with, refugees
• 2-3 month contract with possibility of 1 year extension
• Salary is competitive with local primary school teaching positions
• Daily Lunch Provided
• Fun workplace with a young, multicultural staff

Job Qualifications: Not Specified
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should email a Cover Letter, CV, certificates/transcripts (if applicable) and at least 1 professional reference to Steve at . Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled

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