Language/Cross Culture Facilitators/Tutors (2) at Peace Corps Namibia

Posted by | April 12, 2023 | Education Jobs

Vacancy for a temporary Pre-Service Language/Cross Culture Facilitators (2) (Closing Date: Monday, April 17, 2023 at 12:30pm)

OPEN TO: Namibian Citizens
POSITION: Language/Cross Culture Facilitators/Tutors (2)
CLOSING DATE: 17 April 2023

Peace Corps, Namibia is seeking individuals to perform requirements of language and cross-culture teaching during Pre-Service Training (PST) for an estimated contract period 5 months beginning on June 04, 2023 and ending December 08, 2023 for a total of an estimated 90 working days.

Peace Corps, Namibia is a U.S. Government Agency assisting Namibia in meeting its need for a trained and qualified work force in the education, community enterprise development, and health fields.

BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

  • Development of lesson plans for language training and intercultural communication and living;
  • Presentation and facilitation of language and cross-cultural sessions and lessons;
  • Facilitation of smooth integration and adaptation of Trainees into their host communities during training;
  • Documentation and evaluation of Trainees’ progress;
  • Logistical (including some physical labor) and management support;
  • Developing professional working relations between Peace Corps and rural communities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Grade 12 plus pass with a D and above in the local Language.
  • At least one (1) year of teaching experience (formal or informal), coupled with satisfactory knowledge of the language, including writing ability and grammar.
  • Strong interest in teaching about culture
  • The languages being recruited for are:
    • Oshindonga
    • Rukwangali

*PLEASE INDICATE CLEARLY IN YOUR APPLICATION LETTER WHICH LANGUAGE YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

  • Native speaker (of the language you are applying for) and an in-depth understanding of Namibian cultures
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Strong commitment to professionalism
  • Former and/or retired language teachers in the respective languages are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience teaching Namibian languages to non-Namibians/native speakers is preferred.

This is a short term contract and not a permanent position.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Individuals meeting the minimum qualifications should submit a cover letter, detailed CV, and certified copies of qualifications to the following: U.S. Peace Corps, 19 Nachtigal Street, Ausspannplatz, Windhoek or Email: NA01- HR@peacecorps.gov
Attn: Human Resources Specialist. Applications will only be accepted during office hours: M-TH 7:30-17:15 and Friday 7:30-12:30. Deadline for submission: 12:30pm Monday 17 April 2023.
Faxed applications will not be accepted.

The U.S. Government is An Equal Opportunity Employer

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