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Youth English Teacher (4 Entry Level Positions) at Soccer Without Borders (SWB)

Organisation: Soccer
Without Borders (SWB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Soccer Without
Borders Uganda (SWB) is a legally registered INGO in the Nsambya Gogonya
neighborhood of Kampala, operating as a branch of the American based NGO Soccer
Without Borders. SWB uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change, providing
newcomer refugee youth a toolkit to overcome obstacles to growth inclusion and
personal success.  In Uganda, we operate
an informal school that acts as an English language bridge program for refugees
living in Kampala. All programming takes place at our Youth Center, located in
Nsambya Gogonya, and the neighborhood football pitches. Soccer Without Borders
(SWB) operates a Youth Center in the Nsambya neighborhood of Kampala for
out-of-school refugee youth.
Job Summary:  SWB is searching for 4 teachers to lead its
morning and afternoon English literacy/numeracy courses. The Youth English
Teacher will be working cooperatively alongside the other Soccer Without
Borders staff, your primary role consists of “Off-Field” English and
educational programming. For these activities, you should work to create a
safe, welcoming and dynamic environment for program participants. You should
also work to model and enforce the five SWB rules at all times, both in the
classroom and around the SWB Youth Center in Nsambya Gogonya, Kampala.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Classroom
Instruction Responsibilities
·        
Plan and
lead/co-lead English literacy/numeracy and Life skills educational sessions for
refugee youth age
·        
Develop
and submit lesson plans to Head Instructor and/or Education Coordinator at the
beginning of each month.
·        
Identify
needs of participants and work to create programming which is relevant to
participants.
·        
Implement
clear classroom management strategies and equitable consequences for student
behavior that requires correction.
·        
Collaboratively
contribute to the overall English and Life Skills component of SWB programming
through collaborative work with other SWB instructors. 
·        
Complete
the designated number of self-reflection activities each month and modify
teaching and classroom management practices accordingly. Submit written self-reflection
to Education Coordinator within 1 day of conducting activity.
·        
Manage
and record attendance records for English classes and educational programming
on a daily basis.
·        
Get to
know participants, their families and the community through home visits, parent
discussions, SWB Family Days and community/partner events.
·        
Care
for, protect, and manage program supplies and equipment.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The Youth
English Teacher must hold a University Degree in Education or a Diploma in
Primary Education (strong preference)
·        
Experience
teaching youth in a classroom setting (1-2 years)
·        
Fluency
in both written and verbal English
·        
Experience
working with Google Calendar/Drive/Mail and Microsoft Office Suite
·        
Excellent
organization and time management skills
·        
Strong
communication and leadership skills
·        
Strong
desire to work with disadvantaged youth
·        
Must
reside in Nsambya or the immediately surrounding area
·        
Legal
right to live and work in Uganda
. 
·        
Fluency
in any of the following languages: Luganda, Swahili, Arabic or other regional
languages
·        
Experience
playing and/or coaching football
·        
Past
experience working with, or strong desire to work with, refugees
How to Apply:
 If interested, please email a Cover Letter and
CV to Steven Davis at ugandahr@soccerwithoutborders.org. The application
process will be on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.
Note:  SWB does not sponsor work permits. This
position is open to registered Refugees and Ugandan Nationals only.



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