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Kindergarten French Teacher

Saida (Lebanon)

Education Department

Vacancy Announcement

Kindergarten French Teacher

Deadline for Applications

20 July 2018

Contract Type & Duration

Only Daily Paid Contract

Vacancy Announcement Number


Duty Station & Department

Central Lebanon, Saida, North Lebanon / Education Department

UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women and welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff working across five areas of operation, is looking for professionals like you.

UNRWA's human development goals

UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. UNRWA has identified four human development goals as the focus of the Agency's operations in committing to fostering human development of Palestine refugees by helping them to: lead long and healthy lives, acquire knowledge and skills, achieve decent standards of living and enjoy human rights to the fullest possible extent.

How can you make a difference? 

You will be joining a team of around 3000 staff in the Lebanon Field Office working to foster the human development of some 470,000 registered Palestine refugees.••

The Kindergarten French Teacher will be responsible for:

The main responsibilities include:

1 – Responsibilities

The preschool teacher is responsible for the security, wellbeing and learning in French of the children she/he is in charge of from the moment they reach school until they leave. She/he is the most able to detect eventual problems and should refer firstly to the coordinator and parents and head teacher and if necessary to the French office.

2 – Pedagogy

Design lessons according to the students' needs and to the curriculum. Plan learning activities (daily, weekly and annual programme) taking into account the class level objectives and curriculum and adapting it to the children needs and abilities. Create the better learning environment within the classroom for young children. Follow up students' activities and productions (files, exercises books…) Follow up and evaluation of students Relations with parents (meetings, visits, achievements booklets…) Organise with the help of the coordinator, visits, pedagogical activities and other extracurricular activities outside the school.

3 – Logistics

Responsible for the good use of pedagogical means and materials Daily organisation of the class, tidy it up with the children participation and if necessary with the help cleaner and coordinator. Evaluate her/his class needs and participate to the general need assessment and ordering process Participate to her/his class inventory

4 Administration

Participate to the training organised by the French office Writing a quarterly activity report provided by the coordinator and transmitted to the French office. Participate to the students enrolment Follow up children attendance Daily reporting if needs or on coordinator demand Schedule: 7:15 to 14:00, and according UNRWA's annual calendar. Supervise and Follow up children in the playground Participate to team meeting organised by the coordinator and the French Office

Conditions of service•

Monthly basic salary:, L.L 1,612,141 •(as per salary scale grade "8" for 20 working days)

Contract Duration: Daily Paid

To qualify for this position, you will need:


TS in preschool education or Licence in Education or diploma related to education and teaching in French language.

DELF B2 minimum (DELF = Diplôme d'étude en langue française) or equivalent



Experience in preschool education : 1 year and above or in field related to education and teaching in French Language



Very good command of spoken and written French (B2 level minimum)

For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews:


Recruitment in UNRWA Lebanon – How it works:

How to apply

To start the application process, applicants are required to register at by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Only applications received through will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address that you will indicate in your Personal History Profile is accurate, candidates shortlisted for test or interview will only be contacted by e-mail. No follow up phone calls will be made.

The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts.

General information

This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. As an Area post, preference will be given to local candidates already based in the duty station of the post.

UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity, and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description

Date of issue: 11 July 2018

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: UNRWA - United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees
  • Location: Saida (Lebanon)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: 2018-07-20

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