26 Nov 2018

Job Opportunity at SCHULBANK | Education Fund for Tanzania, Learning Mentor

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Job Title: Learning Mentor

Location
Iringa Mjini Iringa

WHO WE ARE 
SCHULBANK is a German-Tanzanian NGO founded in 2013. In cooperation with high-quality educational institutions from primary school to university, we run a scholarship program for orphans and children of very poor families. In addition to the financial support, we accompany the scholarship holders on their educational path to their entry into the profession.

JOB SUMMARY

  • As a Learning Mentor, you are the companion of children and adolescents in our scholarship program. You have a personal relationship with every scholar, you know the family environment and you are in constant communication with their teachers. You maintain the school results in our monitoring system and analyze the educational development of your mentees. Together with guardians and teachers, you develop individual educational pathways and propose measures to support strong and weak students.
  • Together with your Tanzanian and German colleagues you develop the structures and processes of your mentoring program and contribute to an optimal learning environment.
  • monitoring and analyzing of schools results
    making home visits to talk to parents about issues and to offer advice about strategies to deal with problems
    joining parents days and meeting teachers to discuss scholars performance
    supporting pupils inside and outside of the classroom
    agreeing and writing action plans
    manage the tutoring program
    aiding pupils with the transition to secondary education
    helping pupils to increase their confidence and self-esteem by listening to them and devising appropriate strategies
    give SCHULBANK a face and organize joint leisure activities

YOUR COMPETENCIES

Take responsibility. Discretion combined with 100% honesty and trustworthy
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Love working with students. Helpfulness is your strength.
Sensitive in dealing with people and have a pronounced social understanding
Very well structured in the daily work routine, even if frequent interruptions, deadlines or lack of resources make work difficult.
Qualified pedagogue or worked educationally in the educational environment

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

  • Firstly, University degree in teaching
  • Secondly, Fluency in written and spoken Kiswahili and English
  • Thirdly, Familiar in using Word, Excel or PowerPoint

WHAT SCHULBANK OFFERS

  • Firstly, Interesting perspectives in a fast-growing project
  • Secondly, Intercultural co-working with a lot of expertise
  • Thirdly, A fair salary of a reliable employer
  • Lastly, A workplace in downtown Iringa

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IMPORTANT!

Please apply in English using your CV (including education, internships, working experiences and employment) and covering letter (as a motivational letter why you are interested in this position and SCHULBANK e.V.) as a single document. Also include actual and expected annual gross compensation for this position and references from former working experiences.

Without this information, your application will not be considered.
Please send your application to Edgar Mgembe, [email protected]

Job expires in Endless.

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