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

 English for Adult Team Leader
Organization: Refugee
Law Project (RLP)
Duty Station:
Reports to: Field
Office Coordinator
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 rolling out RLP’s
existing English For Adults programme 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 Responsibilities: 
  • Recruit refugees to the EFA programme in
    her/his area of operation
  • Develop and prepare lesson plans for the
    class assigned to fit within the specified period of study (term)
  • Oversee the teaching of adult learners’
    functional English and practical skills to help them in running their day
    to day affairs
  • 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
  • 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
  • Organise debates for the learners to
    help them develop confidence in the language taught though educational
  • Collaborate with other EFA Coordinators
    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 an easily accessible way
  • Ensure that all information disseminated
    to learners is given in proper manner and in the languages understood by
    the learners.
  • Attend in-house and out of office
    meetings/workshops whenever requested and represent RLP in a professional

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Refugee Law
    Project (RLP) English for Adult Team Leader job opportunity must hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Adult and Community Education, Education
  • At least two years’ experience in
    facilitating professional adult learning
  • Demonstrated experience managing other
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • 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.
  • Must be computer literate. Ability to use
    a variety of audio -visual equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively both
    orally and through correct written grammar and usage.
  • Must have strong desire to work with
    people from a broad range of backgrounds, and deep understanding of forced
    migration issues
  • Team-player who can collaborate with
  • Excellent communication and organisational
  • Enthusiasm for the subject material that
    will foster a love of learning by students.
  • 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: 
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 only.
Deadline: 1st June 2018 by 5.00pm
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