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Life Skills Youth Educator

Lebanon (Lebanon)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Lebanon (Lebanon)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Labour Market Policy
    • Youth
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: 2020-01-23

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Youth Non-formal education Educators will be working on the provision of education to out of school or at risk of dropping out children and youth. NRC is addressing the specific needs of those children and youth who are unable - or not ready - to access formal education by providing them with quality education and skills, thereby enhancing their livelihoods capabilities and enabling them to potentially enrol in formal education channels.  
Duties and responsibilities
Provide effective teaching and facilitation to refugees and vulnerable host community children by employing a variety of methodologies in teaching students, including demonstrations, discussions, and lectures
Attend and actively participate in all trainings held by NRC Lebanon, which are mandatory for all educators. If any trainings are missed due to unforeseen reasons, the educator must request the direct supervisor for a make-up training.
Implement and follow the CERD Y-BLN Life Skills curriculum (Arabic) and enrich content where appropriate, including the production and dissemination of teaching handouts and activities sheets
Maintain a child and youth-friendly and safe teaching/learning environment in the classroom while adopting a holistic approach to teaching (physical, emotional, and intellectual wellbeing)
Use positive discipline in the classroom
Assess children's learning achievement with pre, post and periodic assessments during the cycle
Plan and implement lessons as per the directions of the ETOs
Attend educator meetings as requested by NRC relevant staff, participate in Teacher Learning Circles, develop extra material during workshops and adapt them to the need of the students, etc. in direct coordination with all relevant NRC Education Team to ensure and maintain high quality delivery learning environment
Teach and educate students according to the educational needs, abilities and attainment of potential for individual students entrusted to his/her care
Enhance parental involvement through positive communication channels with parents and PCGs (Parents Community Group) members
Enhance youth involvement in the greater community through positive communication channels with the youth committee groups.
Utilize and protect the educational equipment, such as materials, books, and other learning aid provided by NRC
Supervise the students upon arrival and departure and between sessions
Carry out related mainstreaming of protection in program daily implementation as per the set NRC’s Protection mainstreaming guidelines, and ensures reporting any breaches/concerns to the line manager for proper action.
Diploma or Bachelor Degree Education, social science; certification/license in teaching is a plus
1 to 2 years working experience in education or teaching the subject of interest for Youth.
Honesty and trustworthiness, and responsive to constructive feedback and advice
Ability to work systematically and organized manner
Ability to listen actively, understand, communicate effectively, and discuss with supervisors and parents on children's learning problems and psychosocial requirements Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality
Personal qualities

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights.

NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

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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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