GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION
The volunteer Children’s Educator will plan and deliver classes in our After School Program for 6-12 year olds in English, Math, Science and Social-Emotional Learning. The English, Math and Science classes are part of a partnership with Armando Aid and will therefore involve use of tablets provided by them for this purpose. The Social-Emotional Learning classes will follow a curriculum laid out by the International Rescue Committee.
Accountability and Relationship
● Reports to the Education Coordinator
● Works closely with the Education Coordinator and teachers
● plan lessons
● teach lessons
● assess students
● prepare class materials
● tidy up the classroom
● keep attendance records
● keep class records
● do outreach
● attend staff meetings
● attend relevant training sessions
Skills and experience:
● Proficient in English
● Teaching experience or experience working with primary-aged children
● Comfortable using technology in the classroom
● Confident in managing a classroom
● Experience/knowledge of trauma-informed care a plus but not necessary
The successful candidate should be calm, friendly and reliable. He/she should understand the importance of being consistent when dealing with children, and should be able to keep his/her head when dealing with situations in the classroom. He/she should be creative in planning fun, engaging learning activities for the children, and be prepared to challenge the students in order to inspire a love for learning in them. He/she should also be conscientious about administrative tasks such as keeping up-to-date, accurate attendance records and class notes.
The work is voluntary and the ideal candidate will be available for 6 weeks minimum. You will not receive any economic compensation and volunteers are expected to pay for their own flights and meals during their stay. I AM YOU sponsors volunteers with shared transport on location and special rates for accommodation.