English Teacher
ARK Group , Jordan

Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
Associate Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Sep 8, 2021
Last Date
Dec 8, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

ABOUT ARK:

ARK is a social enterprise, empowering local communities through the provision of agile and sustainable interventions to create greater stability, opportunity, and hope for the future.

We believe that resilient communities are the foundation of local, national, regional and international development and stability and ultimately a safer, peaceful and more prosperous world. At ARK, we have delivered research and programmatic interventions validating this approach in over twenty countries since 2008. As a social enterprise we work in partnership with communities, our donors, and other implementers to build local capacities, generate opportunity and bring about sustainable change.


PURPOSE OF POSITION:

ARK is seeking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced English Language teachers for a short-term engagement of 6 months, supporting our capacity building project based in our Amman office. The successful candidates will be required to work off-site at the beneficiary training locations around Amman. Candidates must have previously delivered English Language training to adults.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver English Language courses to adults, training to adults from Basic user (A1) Proficient user (C2) using established Cutting Edge English Language series.
  • Develop and deliver a Training of Trainers (ToT) to host organisations teachers. This package will cover developing teaching skills, mentoring, and coaching, and include:
    • Roles and responsibilities of a teacher
    • Learning needs and styles of students
    • Key influences on performance
    • Classroom layout and the training environment
    • Key variables in Learning
    • Facilitation
    • Effective communications
    • Use of visual aids and lesson plans
    • Designing a training event
    • Evaluation of training
    • Improving knowledge and understanding of the English language
    • Developed their own reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills
    • Develop their ability to use English in the classroom and for other professional contexts
    • Become more fluent and confident in their use of English
    • Learn the professional language they need to communicate effectively in English, both inside and outside the classroom
  • Plan and create well-structured, clearly presented lessons appropriate to the abilities of the students and the syllabus being taught
  • Help students develop learning skills that will support them using English on their daily jobs.
  • Create and grade student tests and essays
  • Encourage high standards in all aspects of teaching English language for other teachers
  • Maintain materials and resources as needed
  • Prepare progress reports for Project Manager.

Requirements

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

Essential

  • BA in English Language or English Literature
  • Recognised teaching qualification
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Arabic
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience teaching (must include teaching adults)
  • Comfortable with working with students of different levels
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • A patient and resilient personality
  • Dedication to student learning and education.

MORE ABOUT OUR COMPANY:

What Makes Us Different

We pride ourselves on being the first people able to access and operate in challenging fragile and conflict-affected environments. We are expeditionary by design and our systems and structures enable flexible and agile responses while ensuring safe, effective and compliant delivery.

Working with and through teams drawn from the communities in which we operate enables us to deliver impactful interventions built on intimate local understanding. In collaboration with our global network of international and local experts, we integrate nuanced understanding of the challenges we aim to solve with best practice and field-leading innovation to deliver programming that meets short-term stabilisation objectives and builds the evidence base and knowledge needed to lay the groundwork for long-term peacebuilding and development programming.

What We Do

We enjoy sectoral experience in civil society development, good governance, protection and human rights, refugees and migration, stabilisation, gender, security and justice, as well as cross-cutting experience in programme design and learning, organisational development and management, research and analysis, needs assessments, monitoring and evaluation, communications and capacity building.

Our People

Today, our team covers a diverse range of professional backgrounds; from diplomacy, humanitarian, development and the military, to the UN, civil society groups, multilateral organisations, journalism and the private sector.

They bring sectoral expertise in civil society development, good governance, protection and human rights, refugees and migration, gender and security and justice, as well as practical experience in programme design and learning, organisational development and management, research and analysis, needs assessments, monitoring and evaluation, communications and capacity building. The multi-disciplinary and multi-national nature of our team means the research we undertake and the programmes we deliver are grounded in empirical need and deliver measurable and sustainable impact.

ARK Group is an equal opportunity employer. We actively seek a diverse applicant pool and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. ARK Group does not discriminate on the basis of ability, age, gender identity and expression, national origin, race and ethnicity, religious beliefs, or sexual orientation. We welcome all kinds of diversity. ARK Group places human dignity at the centre of its development and stabilisation work and is thus committed to the protection from sexual exploitation and abuse of children and adults. All ARK Group employees and related-personnel are expected to share this commitment, and only those who also uphold these values will be recruited as part of our team. This vacancy is therefore subject to a range of due diligence checks.

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