POSITION: LEAD TEACHER

Salary:                    Self-funded, sponsored or voluntary role
Responsible to:    All4Kids Project Coordinator (Head Teacher)
Responsible for:  Assistant Teacher, Classroom Assistants (Refugee Volunteers)
Location:               All4Kids Learning Centre, Lesvos, Greece
Work Pattern:      40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Start Date(s):        06 Jan 2020, 23 Mar 2010, 20 Jul 2020 or 12 Oct 2020

Introduction:

All4Aid is a nonprofit organisation working with and in support of refugees. Currently, most of our work is based at Moria Camp, Lesvos, Greece, the largest refugee camp in Europe.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Teacher to work as part of our team at All4Kids Learning Centre, delivering activities that support the educational, personal and social development of refugee children.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

The Post-Holder will teach multiple classes of up to 30 refugee children in a variety of content areas that include English, Maths and Arts. The Post-Holder will be responsible for managing the classroom, interacting and leading the Assistant Teacher and Classroom Assistants (refugees) and communicating with the families of the children. The Post-Holder will not only provide academic knowledge and instruction to students, but also help them develop their personalities and skills, by connecting with students and creating a relationship of mutual trust.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to all students in the classroom
  • Communicate new concepts in a clear and concise way to students
  • Provide differentiation in instruction to reach students of all learning levels
  • Provide unique learning experiences for children
  • Assign and correct work carried out by students
  • Promote the general progress and well being of the students in class
  • Maintain good order and discipline within the classroom that align with the school’s philosophy of education 
  • Promote a culture of acceptance and love within the classroom
  • Adhere to school guidelines
  • Connect and communicate with parents of children and invite them into their child’s learning experience
  • Attend school trainings 
PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Essential:
a) Previous experience working with children in any context (e.g.: youth camp counsellor, Sunday School classes, VBS, formal teaching, scouts, etc.)
b) Passionate about the education of children
c) Willingness to teach multiple content areas (English, math, computers, etc.)
d) Culturally sensitive (aware of cultural differences and similarities between people without assigning them values)
e) Open minded, demonstrating a willingness to embrace a multicultural school culture
f) Flexible, creative, with excellent attention to detail
g) Fluent English speaker (advanced proficiency level)
h) Agreeable with the All4Aid’s vision, mission, values, code of conduct
i) Possessing initiative and ability to work independently
j) Reliable, professional, resourceful, team oriented

Desirable:
a) relevant cross cultural / multicultural experience (open-minded, adaptable, interested in and sensitive to other cultures and backgrounds);
b) experience with working with refugee children and/or disadvantaged children;
c) European driver’s license;
d) one year commitment (minimum three months);

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If you are interested in this position, please click on the button below to apply. During the online application process you will be required to:

  • Submit the application form, fully completed
  • Write a Personal Statement outlining your motivation and relevant experience for the role
  • Attach a resumé / CV, including educational and professional qualifications and a career history
  • Give us the contact to two personal references

OPEN POSITIONS APPLICATION FORM

 

If you would like to discuss this role with our All4Aid Director and/or All4Kids Coordinator (Head Teacher) before applying, please email danielle.aguilar@all4aid.org to arrange a suitable time.