CTG Global

Civic Education Instructor

CTG Global

Job Description

Overview of CTG:
  • CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.
Overview of the position:
  • IOM is seeking an experienced Civic Education Instructor in the female transition centre in Baidoa. The position will work within the federal govt. of Somalia’s national program for the treatment & handling of disengaged combatants to provide religious counselling to female beneficiaries. The Civic Education Instructor will ensure that beneficiaries receive appropriate civic education to counteract erroneous teachings from their past & instil a sense of civic duty.
  • This position will be under the administrative oversight of the Female Centre Manager, with technical oversight from the Education Coordinator & other relevant technical leads in IOM. Overall contract performance management is jointly monitored & evaluated by IOM & the govt. partner.
Role objective: The Civic Education Teacher instructs students on important concepts & principles associated with identity & citizenship. To achieve professional success, Civic Teachers must possess strong knowledge of subjects like Somali history. The Teacher should also understand fundamental aspects of teaching, including curricula design & classroom instruction. The Civic Teacher must also have strong communication & interpersonal skills. The Civic Education Instructor will work full time as per Somali labour laws, performing the below duties & responsibilities:
  • Prepare & deliver lessons based on the civic education curriculum.
  • Design activities for students based on different topics / themes from the civic education curriculum.
  • Instil in students an awareness & understanding of current issues & developments in Somalia.
  • Integrate a variety of teaching strategies & curriculum content.
  • Maintain standardised student assessments & record keeping system for student progress & attendance.
  • Assess, monitor, record & report on the learning needs, progress & achievements of students.
  • Work with Social Workers to ensure that student case files are maintained properly & student progress reports are reviewed periodically to reflect individual progress towards goals of graduation.
  • Work with centre staff & govt. counterparts to identify & invite influential guests to provide periodic guest lectures in class & during social cohesion activities.
  • Identify skill gaps for training to tackle current & future problem solving.
  • Provide assessments to beneficiaries learning.
Project reporting:
  • This position will be under the administrative oversight of the Female Centre Manager, with technical oversight from the Education Coordinator & other relevant technical leads in IOM. Overall contract performance management is jointly monitored & evaluated by IOM & the govt. partner.
Team management:
  • This role does not have any team management responsibility.
Geographical experience:
  • Minimum of 2 year of experience in Africa (essential).
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, such as International Development, Political Science, Public Administration, or Public Policy or Diploma in Education.
Experience:
  • Experience of working in the South West State of Somalia’s regions is highly preferred.
  • At least 2 years of experience in teaching.
  • Previous experience working with youth at risk & or the return & reintegration at risk groups a considerable advantage.
Skills:
  • Must be able to teach adults with low literacy rate.
  • Must have a solid knowledge of Somali history & preferably have a humanities background.
  • Experience developing & implementing community based learning projects.
  • Excellent organisational, analytical, oral & written communications skills, with keen attention to interpersonal skills & effective communication.
Languages:
  • Must be fluent in Somali, Maay & English.
Competencies: Values: All IOM staff members must abide by & demonstrate these 3 values:
  • Inclusion & respect for diversity: Respects & promotes individual & cultural differences, encourages diversity & inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity & transparency: Maintains high ethical standards & acts in a manner consistent with organisational principles / rules & standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgement in meeting day to day challenges.
Core competencies – Behavioural indicators level 3:
  • Teamwork: Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimise results.
  • Delivering results: Produces & delivers quality results in a service oriented & timely manner, is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing & sharing knowledge: Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the organisation’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own action & delegated work.
  • Communication: Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.
Managerial competencies – Behavioural indicators level 3:
  • Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example & demonstrates the ability to carry out the organisation’s vision, assists others to realise & develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust: Creates an atmosphere of trust & an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best & develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking & vision: Works strategically to realise the organisation’s goals & communicates a clear strategic direction.
Other relevant information:
  • Candidates interested in applying for this role need to apply on or before 5.4.2020.
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this role.
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