Language Teachers Jobs at United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)

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Language Teachers Jobs at United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)

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UNON Kenya looking for “Language Teachers”. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before 31st Dec 2021.

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is one of four major United Nations office sites where numerous different UN agencies have a joint presence. Established in 1996, it is the UN’s official headquarters in Africa. The United Nations Office at Nairobi also hosts the global headquarters for two programmes: the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).

UNON Language Teachers Jobs

The UNON has published a job vacancy announcement on 24th Dec 2021 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Language Teachers to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)
Position Language Teachers
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline 31st Dec 2021

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Language Coordinator, the Language Teacher will:

  • Prepare lesson and course plans: use a syllabus and specified materials to prepare lesson plans, adjust these plans and take account for lessons learned; select/design supplementary activities; ensure lesson-to-lesson coherence; plan a balanced, varied scheme of work for a module; design task to exploit linguistics and communicative potential of materials; design multi-level tasks to meet individual needs and lesson objectives.
  • Deliver interactive linguistic training, and manage and monitor participants learning: manage teacher-class interaction effectively; give clear instructions for individual and group work; deliver linguistic training in accordance with agreed plans; monitor individual and group work accurately and thoroughly; provide effective individual feedback using various methods; use appropriate technology/software/training materials to enhance the learning experience; select appropriate combination of techniques to suit learners and learning situation. Keep an updated attendance class list and submit a copy to the Language administration office weekly.
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  • Assess learners progress: design or select appropriate methods to assess learners progress; conduct test and interviews; coordinate and mark placement tests and progress assessments (oral and written); provide feedback to learners of their progress and ways to develop their linguistic skills; use technology/software and apply recognized standards to assess spoken and written proficiency. Submit student assessment reports at the end of the term.
  • Support the conduction of evaluations: Seek general feedback/comments/recommendations from the participants; provide a short debrief/report to the Language Coordinator at the end of the language term on lessons learned, participant feedback, areas for improvement; evaluate materials effectively from practical and theoretical perspectives; provide feedback on the effectiveness and efficiency of the language programme;
  • Prepare the learning environment: prepare and test all support devices (computer/laptop, projector, video, presentation, flip chart, white/smart board, video player, blog, chat, social media, online homework/group work, online community, handout and other materials needed for the course).
  • Assist in other activities as required, including but not limited to harmonization of the language teaching across duty stations, organisation of special events etc.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Language Teachers: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Kiswahili, Russian and Spanish
  • Department/Office: United Nations Office at Nairobi
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Posting Period: 22 December 2021 – 31 December 2021
  • Job Opening Number: 21-United Nations Office at Nairobi-170584-Individual Contractor
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A

Qualification:

  • University degree in language teaching, languages, linguistics OR related field or degree in a language related field.

Experience:

  • A minimum of three years of documented teaching experience teaching in the language as second language within the last 8 years. Must have taught at all levels, developed examination and specialized courses.
  • Experience in using collaboration technology and a tool to support delivery of linguistic training is an asset as well as experience in teaching through the use of various learning methodologies, here-under face-to-face, distance learning and online learning is desired.
  • Experience with managing Online Learning Platforms/Learning Management Systems such as Moodle/Schoology is desirable.

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How to Apply

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

The Closing Date: 31st Dec 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
Job Advertisement Download
Official Website www.unon.org

 

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