Entry Level English Literacy Youth Instructor NGO Jobs – Soccer Without Borders Uganda (SWB)

Literacy Youth Instructor (Entry Level)

Organization: Soccer Without Borders Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Salary Range: UGX
250,000 – 350,000 /= per month plus daily lunch

Start Date: ASAP

About US:

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.

Job Summary:  The Role of the English Literacy Youth
Instructor is to work cooperatively alongside the other Soccer Without Borders
staff with responsibilities of “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 Youth
Center in Nsambya Gogonya, Kampala.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Classroom Instruction Responsibilities

Plan and lead/co-lead English literacy/numeracy
and Life skills educational sessions for refugee youth age

Develop and submit lesson plans to Head
Instructor and/or Education Coordinator 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 Education Coordinator
within 1 day of conducting activity.

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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant should preferably hold a University
Degree in Education or a Diploma in Primary Education

Experience teaching youth in a classroom setting
(1-2 years)

Fluency in any of the following languages:
Luganda, Swahili, Arabic or other regional languages

Experience playing and/or coaching football

Past experience working with, or strong desire
to work with, refugees

Residence in NSAMBYA or the immediately
surrounding area

Fluency in both written and verbal English

Experience working with Google
Calendar/Drive/Mail and Microsoft Office Suite

Excellent organization and time management

Strong communication and leadership skills

Strong desire to work with disadvantaged youth

Legal right to live and work in Uganda

NOTE:  Women are
strongly encouraged to apply

How to Apply:

If interested, please email a Cover Letter and CV to Steven
Davis at ugandahr@soccerwithoutborders.org. The application process will be on
a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Note:  SWB does not sponsor work permits. This
position is open to registered Refugees and Ugandan Nationals only.

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