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NGO Job : English Programme Teacher/Coordinator at SEED Madagascar

Location: Fort Dauphin, Anosy Region, Madagascar Timeframe: 12 months extendable Probationary period: 3 months Reporting to: Director of Programmes and Operations Stipend: Small local stipend to cover rent and some living costs Position Overview Based in the coastal town of Fort Dauphin in the southeast of Madagascar, this role will coordinate the English Department activities for the NGO. The successful candidate will work within a combined Malagasy and International team and lead a range of English language sessions and development projects in the town. This role is predominantly office-based, and the diversity of activities undertaken will provide a wide-ranging experience for a teaching professional who can effectively and efficiently co-ordinate activities across the team. This exciting post would suit someone with some experience or a passion to learn, and would be essential in-country experience for anyone wishing to begin a career in teaching or coordinating overseas. Core Duties To work alongside the Project Development department in producing funding proposals and reports and supporting the realisation of English Programme projects To partner with local community organisations to develop projects focused on the economic development of Fort Dauphin and the greater Anosy region To support in the development of external courses and capacity building in the wider community To liaise with key stakeholders in renewing, setting up and maintaining English Programme collaborations To teach a small number of 1:1 NGO and group community lessons To collaborate with the other staff and volunteers in designing the timetable for English teaching activities To support the London office in marketing the English Programme including finding new sites and managing volunteer advertising To support the Director of Programmes and Operations and London office in the recruitment and selection process for short term and long-term volunteers To manage the induction, probation and supervision of English Teaching volunteers To support in managing the publicity of the English Programme including website updates, Facebook, short videos and social media content To maintain the records for teaching hours across the department and complete reports To act as the internal researcher and specialist on aspects of English teaching. To work alongside the Director of Programmes and Operations in the management of all tasks necessary to ensure the quality of the programme Person specification At least 3 years’ experience working within the Education sector. Experience of managing a team of staff or volunteers. Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to SEED’s ethos and approach and be a good ambassador for SEED at all times. Have passion, curiosity and motivation for the job and the ability to enthuse others. Have the ability and desire to work with teams from different economic and cultural backgrounds and across multiple language barriers. Have the ability and desire to build capacity and share skills across cultures. Demonstrate proven ability to recognise and appropriately deal with challenging situations. Demonstrate an awareness of and comfort with increased social and professional responsibility, working at all times with cultural sensitivity and respect. Demonstrate the ability, social skills and confidence to give clear guidance and support to other members of the team in respect of the philosophy and procedures of SEED in order to protect both their safety and the reputation of the NGO. Be punctual and be able to work to tight deadlines in an organised manner and to a high standard. Have a flexible and patient attitude. Have excellent problem-solving skills. Be able to work both independently and as part of a team Practicalities The successful candidate will need to have a laptop computer (non-tablet). How to apply: Interested applicants should send a CV and covering letter outlining how their skills and experience match the requirements in the role description criteria to Lisa Bass by email on lisa@seedmadagascar.org. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Long-listed applicants will have an initial informal chat with Madagascar based staff and short-listed applicants will then be offered a face-to-face interview with the London team in person (Skype interview can be arranged if necessary). More information on the work of SEED Madagascar can be found at www.madagascar.co.uk.