Education Facilitator

(National Position)

Position Title
Education Facilitator

Contract period
31 December 2019 with the possibility of extension (subject to funding)

Line Manager
Education Supervisor/Team Leader

Staff Manager
N/A

Location
Rohingya Refugee Program based in Cox’s Bazar with frequent field visits

DCA (DanChurchAid) is a Danish humanitarian, non-government and non-profit organisation working in Bangladesh since 1971. DCA (DanChurchAid) is a faith-based, non-missionary organization. We work for the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded communities and believe in life before death.

The DCA Bangladesh invites applications from qualified and competent Bangladeshi candidates for the position of Education Facilitator for Rohingya Response Programme. The selected candidate will receive 6-month contract with possible extension.

Purpose of the job (Brief)

With the support of the Supervisor, the Education Facilitator will plan and conduct lessons for adolescent 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.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

Planning and implementation 

  • Facilitate and lead literacy and numeracy as well as life skills and livelihood classes for adolescent and youth through an outreach approach – majority of groups will be for female participants
  • Assist the Supervisor with the day-to-day operation.
  • 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.
  • Track and report on attendance of the different activities.

Professional skills and qualifications needed in the position

  • 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).
  • 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 her 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 skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Minimum age 18

Language

  • Proficiency in the local dialect and/or Rohingya required;
  • Proficiency of English and Bangla language desirable

Only online applications consisting of minimum a CV and a cover letter will be considered. 

  • 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.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • For information about DCA visit www.danchurchaid.org

 

If any technical problem arises to apply using link please notify us at evco@dca.dk; Ms. Eva Costa

Closing date for applications: 22 June 2019

Application Link:

https://www.danchurchaid.org/join-us/jobs/national-vancancies/education-facilitator