PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Teaching English literacy course to refugee and vulnerable Jordanian women and men at the ICMC Protection Centers, in Mafraq and Irbid, Jordan, to improve their literacy levels.
Specific Objectives: Teaching English Literacy
- Develop and support the ongoing enhancement and improvement of an English literacy course and curriculum, appropriate for students with basic English language knowledge.
- Prepare class work plans according to the student’s specific literacy levels and needs of each class group.
- Upload all related students’ data to the OneDrive, together with all the relevant documents, consents, and curriculum.
- Prepare relevant class and homework exercises, activities, exams, and assignments for both in person and remote modalities.
- Teach classes in an engaging, dynamic, and practical manner; in line with the agreed upon curriculum; focusing on literacy use in daily life.
- Firmly support students to learn independently, preventing dropouts during the course.
- Support students to improve their literacy levels in a measured manner, through the analysis of pre and post assessments.
- Closely monitor the progress of students through regular assessments, reporting frequently to the Protection Team Leader on all developments and challenges.
- Prepare certificates for successful students, inform and coordinate with the Protection Team Leader on the distribution dates at the end of each course.
Communication and Coordination
- Participate in team meetings.
- Translate and interpret between English and Arabic for staff when required.
- Prepare regular progress reports on students’ performance and progress; as well as detailed analysis of students’ achievements through pre and post assessments.
- Prepare monthly progress reports of achievements, success stories, and challenges throughout the month of the course.
- Share success stories on regular basis with the Protection Team Leader and Communications Officer.
- Refer students to the Partnership and Referral Officer on regular basis, and Gender Based Violence cases to the Protection Field Manager when encountered and required.
- Establish good and regular communication with all ICMC staff, beneficiaries, partners, and service providers.
- Conduct home visits to vulnerable individuals in rural and urban areas to assess their suitability to be ICMC beneficiaries using a comprehensive assessment.
- Strictly follow all ICMC internal procedures and guidelines.
- Perform any other duty assigned by the supervisor.
- University degree in English language, classroom teaching or related field.
- Excellent command of the English language (both spoken and written).
- Minimum of three years professional teaching experience, preferably teaching English.
- Experience in the NGO sector is highly desirable.
- Ability to communicate effectively with variety of people and express oneself concisely.
- Excellent command of MS Office and other computer programs, including good typing skills.
- Experience in working with marginalized or vulnerable populations is an asset.
- Excellent team working skills and ability to work in a multicultural environment and under pressure.
- Ability to travel and work outside of the office.
How to apply
Interested candidates should submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter with full and up to date contact details via email, to: [email protected]
The closing date for receipt of applications is 15th March 2022.
Applications will be evaluated upon reception and interviews with shortlisted candidates may be conducted before the closing date. Referees may be contacted prior to the interviewing stage.
Owing to the volume of applications, ICMC regrets that only applicants short-listed for an interview will be notified.
Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.
ICMC is committed to diversity and equal opportunities for applicants and employees. ICMC strives to ensure equal employment opportunities and equal access to employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, religion, physical or mental ability, marital status and age. Applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.