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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

Main Responsibilities:

●       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.

Important Information

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.