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Position Title: Classroom Teachers Call ID: MENA.ALC.2020.01
Request Num: SR21049 Date Call was Listed: Mar 17, 2020
Status: Active Last Updated: Mar 17, 2020
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  5 1 0 5
Position Description
Country: Lebanon
Calling Organization: Adventist Learning Center
Position Type(s): Teaching – English/Religion, Teaching – Other, Teaching – Math, Teaching – Science
Length of Service:
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Aug 24, 2020 
Ending Date: May 21, 2021
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Cancel call if not filled by: May 21, 2021
Duties:     Teach a small classroom of 12-14 children... Generally, ALC follows a project-based learning method that uses hands-on creative ways to integrate English, math, science, social studies and other subjects into explorative learning. Arabic will be taught separately. Volunteers will teach a classroom of children who may be the age of the grade listed, but likely whose English skills are not at the grade level listed. Volunteer Teaches will be responsible to utilize the resources provided to create and implement a curriculum and activities that will encourage curiosity and facilitate active hands-on learning that pushes kids to catch up to their grade level in English. Volunteer Teachers will be provided with a list of key competencies that children of this age/grade level should know and then they will have the flexibility and liberty to create projects that will help them to teach the competencies they choose. Training and support will be provided to each volunteer to ensure they are able to create and implement successful projects.

A dual focus of the Center of Influence is to engage the families of the children. This involves home visits, parent small groups, bible studies, and other activities after school hours.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: Women: Dresses or skirts below the knee; jeans, capris, knee length shorts, or dress pants; blouses, t-shirts, etc. Men: Jeans, slacks, knee length shorts, dress shirts or t-shirts.
Unacceptable Dress:  Nothing above the knee - no spaghetti strap/ sheer/ or low cut blouses or dresses.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Dorm room OR possibility of a shared apartment if a female.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: ANY years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required, Arabic(Average) Optional
Minimum Education Preferred:  4+ Years College/Univ
Concentration: College graduate or retired teacher preferred.
Trade/Skills: Strong communication skills: ability to build positive relationships with children and co-workers; conflict resolution skills; ability to adapt and interact well in an intercultural environment. Creativity, flexibility, able to utilize a particular topic to teach a variety of skills/subjects. Familiarity with informal education/ Project Based Learning/Problem Based Learning/homeschool/ unschooling/free schools/Montessori/etc.
Finances
Currency: Pounds, Lebanon
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Calling Organization   residence Tourist visa - Changed to permit within 90 days of arrival. Cost covered by ALC  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Insurance   Calling Organization   For Long Term and Short Term positions: Accident, Sickness & Personal Effects & Baggage (PEB) Insurance Protection for Volunteers. For international volunteers serving in NAD: Short-Term Travel Insurance.  
Accommodations   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   LBP 750,000 LBP  
Other   Calling Organization    
Additional terms/benefits or comments: The volunteer covers extra pocket money or tourist travel expenses
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Beirut
Airport: Rafic Hariri International Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: Calling organization will pick up
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? No           Visa Type: Tourist Visa - Changed to residence permit within 90 days of arrival. Cost covered by ALC
    Who Applies: ALC
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
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Deadline:
Visa/Travel Details:
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Adventist Learning Center
Calling Division: Middle East and North Africa Union Mission
Calling Union: East Mediterranean Region
Calling Conference:
Country: Lebanon
Region:
Supervisor
Supervisor: Hurd-Shires, Alexis
Title: Program Director
Additional Information
Duties: Volunteers will teach a classroom of children who may be the age of the grade listed, but likely whose english skills are not at the grade level listed. Volunteer Teaches will be responsible to utilize the resources provided to create and implement a curriculum and activities that will encourage curiosity and facilitate active hands-on learning that pushes kids to catch up to their grade level in english. Volunteer Teachers will be provided with a list of key competences that children of this age/grade level should know and then they will have the flexibility and liberty to create projects that will help them to teach the competences they choose. Training and support will be provided to each volunteer to ensure they are able to create and implement successful projects. A dual focus of the Center of Influence is to engage the families of the children. This involves home visits, parent small groups, bible studies, and other activities after school hours. Work schedule: Monday - Thursday 8:15 to 3:00 teaching; With afternoon visiting or family programs. We function on a 40 hour work week. Volunteers are expected to participate and assist with House of Prayer, the Sabbath worship service at ALC at least 2 Sabbaths a month.
Approved By:   Iago Alonso, AVS Coordinator  for Middle East North Africa Union Mission on Feb 10, 2020. Entered by: Alonso, Iago
Approved By:   Iago Alonso, AVS Coordinator for Middle East North Africa Union Mission on Mar 9, 2020. Entered by: Alonso, Iago