Education Facilitator (Re-advert)

Position Title
Education Facilitator (Re-advert)

Contract period
01.10.2019 – 1.6.2020 with the possibility of extension (subject to funding)

Line Manager
Team Leader

Staff Manager
N/A

Location
Rohingya Refugee camps

DCA (DanChurchAid) is a Danish humanitarian, non-government and non-profit organization. DCA has been working in Bangladesh since the 1970s, both through partners and self-implementing. DCA has an office in Cox’s Bazar. We work for the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded community people.

POSITION SUMMARY:

With the support of the Team Leader, the Education Facilitator will plan and conduct lessons for adolescents and youth. The lessons will cover literacy & numeracy, life skills and skills training (e.g. tailoring, sewing, soap making, vegetable growing) and will be conducted mainly through a home-based approach.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning and implementation 

  • Facilitate and lead literacy and numeracy as well as life skills and livelihood classes for adolescents and youth through an outreach approach – majority of groups will be for female participants
  • Assist the team leader with the day-to-day operations.
  • Prepare lesson plans and conduct regular assessments on students’ learning.
  • Ensure active engagement of students.
  • Ensure that activities are conducted in agreement with operational guidelines, sector standards and are culturally appropriate.
  • Maintain an appreciative and welcoming atmosphere while conducting the lessons.
  • Provide the attendees with information regarding the available services in the camps.
  • Engage with wider communities to promote educational activities.
  • Track and report on attendance of the different activities.

 

Professional skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (teacher training, language studies, psychology, sociology, etc.)
  • 1 year relevant working experience; preferable in teaching/training.
  • Skills in at least one of the above-mentioned areas required (tailoring, sewing, soap making, vegetable growing).
  • Proficiency in the local dialect and/or Rohingya required; Proficiency of English and Burmese language desirable
  • Experience in conducting classes, ideally with women and adolescent girls, following designated curriculum desirable
  • Experience and/or knowledge in keeping learners engaged using interactive communication and teaching approaches
  • Accomplish individual and collective assignments given by the supervisor.
  • Have a good understanding of the situation of the Rohingya population and issues the female population faces.
  • Undertake other duties that may be determined by the supervisor.
  • Good team work and strong organizational skills.
  • Minimum age should be 20
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only online applications consisting of minimum a CV and a Cover Letter will be considered. 
***HARD COPY CV or ANY PERSONAL EMAIL will NOT be accepted. 

  • The candidate must have personal commitment to social equity and equal rights and opportunities and adhere to the staff policies of DCA on Sexual Harassment and Anti-Corruption.
  • DCA needs people with excellent interpersonal communication skills and a good team spirit.
  • Willingness to be flexible is essential.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • DCA promotes equal opportunities for women and men from different caste, ethnic and religious backgrounds and encourages them to apply for these posts within DCA.
  • For information about DCA visit www.danchurchaid.org

Contact Person:  Eva Costa, evco@dca.dk
Address: Block-A, Plot-29, Kolatoli Residential Area, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. the road beside Mohammadiya Guest house)
Closing date for applications:  21st September 2019
Joining date: as soon as possible  

Application Link:
https://www.danchurchaid.org/join-us/jobs/national-vancancies/education-facilitator-re-advert