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English Teacher 


General Job description:

As a volunteer teacher you will be teaching a class group of 2-5 students. We keep our class size small for better communication between the teacher and the students. The students range from beginner to advanced level in comprehension, speaking, and in reading English. 


As a result of the current COVID-19 restrictions, classes will be held online. Depending on the connectivity, the web application for the online class will be determined by the teacher upon agreement with the students. Typically classes are held 1-2 times a week depending on your availability and the availability of your students. You will be directly supervised by the Language Project Coordinator.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate class group of 2-5 students

  • Devise lessons plans and arrange class schedules

  • Monitor and track students development as well as participation in the lessons

  • Prepare monthly progress reports for submission to the Language Program Coordinator

  • Coordinate with the Language Program coordinator on matters related to the project such as but not limited to class schedule, reports, and resources needed

  • Work with the UID Language Project team to plan and implement this project and where possible, including the creation of an adequate English curriculum and in the identification of the resources needed such as books and articles 

  • Work as a project team member (class teacher) for the English language lesson project 


The ideal candidate should hold a recognized qualification in his/her respective field. Good command of written/spoken and an understanding of English grammar is essential. The following skill sets are required:


  • Experience in teaching English classes

  • Fluent in English, both written & spoken

  • Good communication skills 

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Interactive and creative

  • Self-motivated

  • Able to work independently 

  • Flexible and adaptable

  • Problem solver 

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • An interest and commitment to humanitarian causes, especially with regards to refugees,   
    education and empowerment

  • Previous experience of working or volunteering in the not-for-profit sector (voluntary or  paid), is desirable but not essential


We require one letter of recommendation sent directly by the referee to the email address and please copy  You will be provided with a template to request such letters.


If interested,  please send your CV and a short motivation letter (max. 500 words) to UID Language Program Coordinator. Successful applicants will be required to commit to a minimum of 6 hours per week to volunteer and at least for a period of 6 months.  The start date for this position is immediate.

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