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Civic Education Instructor

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CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
  • IOM is seeking an experienced Civic Education Instructor in the female transition centre in Baidoa. The position will work within the federal govt. of Somalia’s national program for the treatment & handling of disengaged combatants to provide religious counselling to female beneficiaries. The Civic Education Instructor will ensure that beneficiaries receive appropriate civic education to counteract erroneous teachings from their past & instil a sense of civic duty.
  • This position will be under the administrative oversight of the Female Centre Manager, with technical oversight from the Education Coordinator & other relevant technical leads in IOM. Overall contract performance management is jointly monitored & evaluated by IOM & the govt. partner.
Role objectives
The Civic Education Teacher instructs students on important concepts & principles associated with identity & citizenship. To achieve professional success, Civic Teachers must possess strong knowledge of subjects like Somali history. The Teacher should also understand fundamental aspects of teaching, including curricula design & classroom instruction. The Civic Teacher must also have strong communication & interpersonal skills. The Civic Education Instructor will work full time as per Somali labour laws, performing the below duties & responsibilities:
  • Prepare & deliver lessons based on the civic education curriculum.
  • Design activities for students based on different topics / themes from the civic education curriculum.
  • Instil in students an awareness & understanding of current issues & developments in Somalia.
  • Integrate a variety of teaching strategies & curriculum content.
  • Maintain standardised student assessments & record keeping system for student progress & attendance.
  • Assess, monitor, record & report on the learning needs, progress & achievements of students.
  • Work with Social Workers to ensure that student case files are maintained properly & student progress reports are reviewed periodically to reflect individual progress towards goals of graduation.
  • Work with centre staff & govt. counterparts to identify & invite influential guests to provide periodic guest lectures in class & during social cohesion activities.
  • Identify skill gaps for training to tackle current & future problem solving.
  • Provide assessments to beneficiaries learning.
Project reporting
This position will be under the administrative oversight of the Female Centre Manager, with technical oversight from the Education Coordinator & other relevant technical leads in IOM. Overall contract performance management is jointly monitored & evaluated by IOM & the govt. partner.
Key competencies Education:
– Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, such as International Development, Political Science, Public Administration, or Public Policy or Diploma in Education.

– Experience of working in the South West State of Somalia’s regions is highly preferred.
– At least 2 years of experience in teaching.
– Previous experience working with youth at risk & or the return & reintegration at risk groups a considerable advantage.

– Must be able to teach adults with low literacy rate.
– Must have a solid knowledge of Somali history & preferably have a humanities background.
– Experience developing & implementing community based learning projects.
– Excellent organisational, analytical, oral & written communications skills, with keen attention to interpersonal skills & effective communication.

– Must be fluent in Somali, Maay & English.

Values: All IOM staff members must abide by & demonstrate these 3 values:
– Inclusion & respect for diversity: Respects & promotes individual & cultural differences, encourages diversity & inclusion wherever possible.
– Integrity & transparency: Maintains high ethical standards & acts in a manner consistent with organisational principles / rules & standards of conduct.
– Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgement in meeting day to day challenges.

Core competencies – Behavioural indicators level 3:
– Teamwork: Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimise results.
– Delivering results: Produces & delivers quality results in a service oriented & timely manner, is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
– Managing & sharing knowledge: Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
– Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the organisation’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own action & delegated work.
– Communication: Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.

Managerial competencies – Behavioural indicators level 3:
– Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example & demonstrates the ability to carry out the organisation’s vision, assists others to realise & develop their potential.
– Empowering others & building trust: Creates an atmosphere of trust & an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best & develop their potential.
– Strategic thinking & vision: Works strategically to realise the organisation’s goals & communicates a clear strategic direction.

Team management
This role does not have any team management responsibility.
Further information
  • Candidates interested in applying for this role need to apply on or before 5.4.2020.
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this role.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization’s page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.


Baydhabo, Somalia
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