Qualified English Teacher for NGO working with refugees in Greece

Second Tree NGO

Published
15 November, 2022

Location
Greece, Ioannina

Job Type
Volunteer

Email
volunteers@secondtree.org

Job title
ESL/ TEFL Teacher

Job description

The Position

We are looking for volunteer teachers for a minimum commitment of 10 weeks, to deliver English classes to refugees and asylum seekers in Ioannina and the Epirus region. The ideal candidate(s) will have experience teaching English as a foreign/second language and will possess a strong understanding of or passion for the context we work in (refugee crisis). Experience delivering educational activities to vulnerable populations is a strong advantage.

The role will include:

Delivering daily classes to the population at assigned site;
Preparing class materials;
Ensuring student engagement and progress;
Working closely with the Programme Manager to ensure the programme is being delivered to the expected standards of Second Tree;

Salary and benefits

Accommodation in a shared house.
Transportation to/from work.
After completion of a three month trial, if you commit long-term, small monthly expenses refund.

In certain periods of the year, demand is extremely high, and the volunteer houses might be full. If you have the means to pay for your own accommodation, please let us know. We would still be happy to host you if space is available. However, in a situation where the volunteer houses are full, this would allow us to offer a volunteering opportunity to someone that cannot afford to pay rent.

Requirements

Skills Required:
You must have a degree in teaching and/or Certification in English language teaching (TEFL/TESOL/CELTA or equivalent)

You should be able to...
Be accountable and efficient, making sure that your tasks are completed in the agreed time frame
Prioritise and delegate tasks effectively, ensuring all deadlines are met; managing a wide-ranging workload
Be honest and transparent; be able to give and receive feedback in the most straightforward way
Care for people: the interests of the people we work with should always be your first concern
Work independently and in a team
Work in a high-intensity environment and be adaptable
Have a flexible attitude and approach to teaching and be willing to enforce strict classroom management
Have strong communication, interpersonal and writing skills
Communicate in an open, honest, direct manner
Have a strong sense of humour: being able to make fun of yourself is key

Skills Desired

It would be useful if you have…

Experience working in the refugee context
Experience teaching low-level literacy students

How to apply

How to Apply

Please send the following to Giovanni Fontana at: volunteers@secondtree.org

1) Your CV

2) Your cover letter

3) Copy of your teaching qualifications

In your mail, please:

4) Put “English Teacher Candidate” as the subject line

5) Specify the dates you would be available to volunteer (starting date and length)

6) At the end of the email, copy-paste the link of the ad you are responding to

If the application includes all of these we will get back to you in a maximum of 48hs.

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