Community English Facilitator is needed at Refugee Law Project

Job Title:        Community English Facilitator

Organization: Refugee Law Project (RLP)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Field Office Coordinator

About US:

The Refugee Law Project (RLP) is an outreach project of the School of Law, Makerere University. Our Mission is to empower asylum seekers, refugees, deportees, IDPs and host communities to enjoy their human rights and lead dignified lives. Refugee Law Project’s work is currently structured in five thematic areas: Access to Justice; Conflict, Transitional Justice & Governance (CTJ&G), Gender & Sexuality; Mental Health & Psychosocial Wellbeing; and Media for Social Change.

Job Summary: The Community English Facilitator will support Refugee Law Project (RLP’s) Nakivale Refugee Settlement by facilitating the learning of English language to non-English speaking refugees and other victims of forced migration.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • The Community English Facilitator will teach Adult learners functional English and practical skills to help them in running their day to day affairs;
  • The Facilitator will also coordinate with class leaders in respective classes to ensure that classes are run in a systematic manner and order; maintain an up-to-date register for EFA students;
  • Organize debates for the learners to help them develop confidence in the language taught though educational arguments;
  • Prepare lesson plans for the class assigned to fit within the specified period of study(term);
  • Give assignments to learners in time and making sure that the given assignments are marked and results handed over to the learners on time; mobilize communities for community policing meetings;
  • The jobholder will also arrange and organize materials to be used in community policing as well as police trainings;
  • File all EFA materials in a way that can make them easily accessible by users;
  • Ensure that all information disseminated to learners is given in proper manner and in the languages understood by the learners and also attend in-house and out of office meetings/workshops whenever requested

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Refugee Law Project (RLP) Community English Facilitator job opportunity must hold a Diploma / Degree in Adult Education , Development studies
  • Previous exposure and experience in the teaching of English to Adults and in the management of a similar programme.
  • Fluency in Kiswahili and/or any other language spoken in refugee communities will be an added advantage

NB: Since the position is settlement based, we encourage refugees in this settlement to apply since accessing accommodation in the camps is a challenge.

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the Refugee Law Project (RLP) in this capacity are encouraged to send a motivation letter and curriculum vitae electronically to: recruitment@refugeelawproject.org or hand deliver your documents to Refugee Law Project offices in Kampala and Mbarara/ Nakivale respectively. For hand delivery applications, ensure that you sign in the Receipt register.

Deadline: Friday, 1st September 2017 by 5.00pm

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