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South Sudan: Primary Mentor Teachers (national Position) South Sudanese only

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Lutheran World Federation
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 30 Jun 2017

Job Role: The position of the Mentor Teacher under LWF programs in Maban is under the general supervision of the Education officer and reports directly to the Assistant Education officer on day to day duties The Mentor Teacher will substantially contribute to the effective learning of pupils, motivating and inspiring pupils, offers technical support to the refugees teachers so they can reach their fullest potential in curricular and non-curricular activities. This includes preparing pupils for primary school leaving examinations.

Job Title: Primary Mentor Teachers

No of positions: 6 (Six)

Duration: 3 Months Extendable depending on Funding and Performance

Place of Assignment: Maban - working in Gendrassa, Batil & Kaya refugee camp

Reports: School Head Master

Deadline : 30th June, 2017


LWF has worked in Maban County since September 2012 and currently is the service provider for Education and Child Protection in Yussif Batil, Gendrassa and Kaya refugee camps.

Moto : Education is our priority

Vision : To be the centre of quality product that will meet the needs of dynamic global society

Mission : Empowering and developing the young people for realization of their potential talents that would contribute towards equitable development where peaceful coexistence prevails

Duties & Responsibities

· Prepare scheme of work and lesson plans ahead of teaching

· Make available teaching and learning Aids

· Attend to duty regularly and to all lessons allocated on the time table

· Provide adequate learning exercises to the learners

· Regularly check the learners exercise books and make comments where necessary

· Set and administer tests and exams as may be required from time to time

· Mark the test, grade the learners and analyze the scores with the intention of taking remedial action

· Provide regular and encouraging feedback and report forms to learners

· Register daily attendance of learners in the classes assigned and report any irregular cases noted for follow up.

· Control the activities and the behavior of learners in class and while in school

· Ensure the correct use of all school property and supplies at all times

Additional responsibility

· Uphold at all times the LWF core values, policies and code of conduct

· Ensure that no form of abuse of children takes place in the school and report any cases witnessed of heard of for appropriate action.

· Ensure hygiene and sanitation standards are maintained in the school at all times

· Promote and advocate for enrolment of all children of school going age, especially girls

· Assist in the management of the other school programs as may be assigned

· Update the Education Officer on the progress of the education interventions and attend any meetings or discussions as advised by the Education Officer or his designate

Personal Conduct

· Maintain neat and respectable dressing code at all times in and out of school

· Should not engage in any activities that are classified as an abuse to children, be it physically, sexually or psychologically.

· Should not consume alcohol during working hours or report to duty under the influence of alcohol or any other drugs or Smoke cigarettes in within the school compound.

· Uphold integrity and honesty at all times and be good example in and out of school

· Treat all the colleagues and community members interested with in the line of duty with respect and dignity irrespective of their gender, race, religion or political persuasion

· Should not engage in any activities that may put the name or the programs of LWF in disrepute or dispute.

Knowledge and Skills

· At least Diploma in the related field. Teacher Training in acquired is an added advantage

· Teaching experience will be of an added advantage.

· Proficiency in written and spoken English

· Basic Knowledge in Spoken and Written Arabic

· Past experience in Teaching or Handling of children is preferred

· Understanding of the Sudan and South Sudan Education Systems

How to apply:

Women are highly encouraged to apply…

Interested applicants must send their cover letter and updated CV (not longer than 3 pages), photocopies of academic testimonials, 3 references and day time telephone contact to the Human Resource on email address:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview

Child Safe Guarding:

LWF is a child safe organization and is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including the right to protection from violence and abuse. We therefore, have particular responsibilities to children we work and come into contact with to keep them safe from any harm or risk. In line with LWF policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough criminal record checks.