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Civic Education Instructor

Kismayo (Somalia)

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Kismayo (Somalia)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Civil Society and Local governance
  • Closing Date: 2020-04-05

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CTG Overview CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
IOM is seeking an experienced Civic Education Instructor in the female transition centre in Kismayo.
The position will work within the Federal Government of Somalia’s National Programme for the Treatment and Handling of Disengaged Combatants to provide religious counselling to female beneficiaries. The Civic Education Instructor will ensure that beneficiaries receive appropriate civic education to counteract erroneous teachings from their past and instil a sense of civic duty. 


This position will be under the administrative oversight of the female centre manager, with technical oversight from the Education Coordinator and other relevant technical leads in IOM. Overall contract performance management is jointly monitored and evaluated by International Organization for Migration and the government partner IOM is seeking an experienced Civic Education Instructor in the female transition centre in Kismayo.

The position will work within the Federal Government of Somalia’s National Programme for the Treatment and Handling of Disengaged Combatants to provide religious counselling to female beneficiaries. The Civic Education Instructor will ensure that beneficiaries receive appropriate civic education to counteract erroneous teachings from their past and instil a sense of civic duty. 

This position will be under the administrative oversight of the female centre manager, with technical oversight from the Education Coordinator and other relevant technical leads in IOM. Overall contract performance management is jointly monitored and evaluated by International Organization for Migration and the government partner.
 
Role objectives
The Civic Education teacher instructs students on important concepts and principles associated with identity and citizenship. To achieve professional success, civic teachers must possess strong knowledge of subjects like Somali history. The teacher should also understand fundamental aspects of teaching, including curricula design and classroom instruction. The civic teacher must also have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
The civic education instructor will work full time as per Somali Labour Laws, performing the below duties and responsibilities:
  • Prepare and deliver lessons based on the Civic Education Curriculum;
  • Design activities for students based on different topics/themes from the Civic Education Curriculum;
  • Instil in students an awareness and understanding of current issues and developments in Somalia;
  • Integrate a variety of teaching strategies and curriculum content;
  • Maintain standardized student assessments and record keeping system for student progress and attendance;
  • Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of students;
  • Work with social workers to ensure that student case files are maintained properly, and student progress reports are reviewed periodically to reflect individual progress towards goals of graduation;
  • Work with centre staff and government counterparts to identify and invite influential guests to provide periodic guest lectures in class and during social cohesion activities;
  • Identify skill gaps for training to tackle current and future problem solving;
  • Provide assessments to beneficiaries learning.
Project reporting
Education Coordinator
Key competencies The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
• Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 3
• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
• Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 3
• Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
• Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
• Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction

Experience
• Experience of working in the Jubaland State of Somalia’s regions is highly preferred.
• At least 2 years of experience in teaching.
• Previous experience working with youth at risk and or the return and reintegration at risk groups a considerable advantage.
Team management
This role does not have any team management responsibility.
Further information
Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this role.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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