Jesuit Refugee Service Community Service Learning Track Facilitator Job Advertisement in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya 2014
Organizational Context: Jesuit Refugee Service is an international humanitarian organization, with a mission to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.
Description: Community Service Learning Track Facilitator (Community Development and Organization) and JC-HEM Diploma in Liberal Studies Liaison
The position serves within newly developing pilot online tertiary education partnership between JRS and number of Jesuit Universities in the USA called Jesuit Commons – Higher Education at the Margins (JC-HEM).
The CSLT Facilitator and JC-HEM Diploma in Liberal Studies Liaison will be responsible for the development and delivery of a 15-week (150 hrs total) training of trainers professional course in English Language Learning (ToT-ELL) for refugees and host community members in Kakuma.
- Collaborate with a faculty member at a US Jesuit University to design curriculum for 15-week (150 hours) Training of Trainers English Language Learning CSLT
- Design lesson plans for ToT-ELL – CSLT
- Facilitate transparent and efficient recruitment process for refugees and host community members to participate in ToT-ELL – CSLT
- Carry out teaching, on-going assessment and student support for ToT-ELL – CSLT students
- Maintain M&E and detailed reporting for ToT- ELL CSLT
- Develop and maintain partnerships with UN agencies, NGOS, CBOS and other partners, for service learning component of the ToT-ELL-CSLT
- Serve as liaison for JC-HEM Diploma in Liberal Studies students in communication with JRS administration, US based faculty members and Kakuma based team members supporting students with tutoring
- Carry out yearly individual meetings with JC-HEM Diploma in Liberal Studies students
- Assist with recruitment, regular student meetings and special events for JC-HEM Diploma in Liberal Studies students
- Master’s Degree in Education, Social Work, International Development or related field OR equivalent of Bachelor’s degree and relevant professional experience
- 3 years of professional experience in the field of English Language Education or a closely related field
- Experience with teaching adults in multicultural environment or willingness to learn
- Ability to develop curriculum and lesson plans relevant to refugee audiences
- Excellent computer skills and comfortable with computer-based communication
- Interest in program development
- Excellent communication skills in English (written and oral)
- Flexibility, resilience to stress and ability to adapt to working in remote area with adverse climatic and environmental conditions
Please send your Cover Letter that indicates what your current salary is; what skills and experience one has that meets the criteria; when one is available to start.
Position open to Kenyan nationals; International volunteers
Closing date: 30 Apr 2014