Entry Level English for Adult Team Leader Job Placements – Refugee Law Project (RLP)

Organization: Refugee Law
Project (RLP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: English for
Adult Coordinator Kampala
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 English for
Adult Team Leader is mainly responsible for facilitating the learning of
English language to non-English speaking refugees and other victims of forced
migration to enable them advocate for their human rights and access services.
Key Duties and
  • Manage the teaching of Adult learners
    functional English and practical skills to help them in running their day
    to day affairs.
  • 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
  • Develop training curricula, instructor
    manuals, learner guides, and other materials, and/or utilize purchased
    training programs that meet identified learning goals.
  • The incumbent will also ensure that
    debates for the learners are organised to help them develop confidence in
    the language taught though educational arguments.
  • Formulate and prepare lesson plans for the
    class assigned to fit within the specified period of study(term)
  • Guide the EFA Facilitator in executing
    assignments to learners in time and making sure that the given assignments
    are marked and results handed over to the learners on time.
  • Work closely with EFA Coordinator in
    curriculum development
  • Conduct and mobilize communities for
    community policing meetings
  • Ensure that class are run and maintained
    in a clean and professional classroom environment.
  • Manage the arrangement and organization of
    materials to be used in community policing as well as police trainings.
  • Ensure that all EFA materials are filed 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.
  • The jobholder will also attend in-house
    and out of office meetings/workshops whenever requested and represent RLP
    in a professional manner.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Refugee Law
    Project (RLP) Data Analyst job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in Adult and community Education, Education
  • At least two years’ experience in
    facilitating professional adult learning
  • Broad knowledge of adult learner and
    alternative educational methods and have the ability to apply these
    methods for adult, at-risk teens and multi-cultural forced migrants
  • Ability to facilitate classes of diverse
    abilities and backgrounds and overcome barriers to success in a
    multi-level class
  • Ability to build a classroom environment
    that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and
    interests of students.
  • Ability to relate well to different groups
    of learners of different ages and ability levels.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. ability to
    use a variety of audio -visual equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively both
    orally and through correct written grammar and usage.
  • Must have good classroom management skills.
    Possess a strong desire to work with people from a broad range of
  • Good team-player who can collaborate with
  • Excellent communication and organisational
  • Enthusiasm for the subject material that
    will foster a love of learning by students.
  • Be self-motivated, versatile and adaptable
    to different cultures and people.
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
NB: The position applied
for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. Copies of certificates
should not be attached, but will be requested for from short-listed candidates
Deadline: 9th October
2017 by 5.00pm
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