Wanted:
Female Basic IT Literacy Teacher

Action for Women’s main mission is to provide safety, support and hope for women and girls displaced by conflict, violence and persecution. 

Our Athens initiative, the Pomegranate Project, offers a holistic protection and empowerment model to enable recovery and healing for women refugees or asylum seekers, at risk or are survivors of gender based violence for meaningful integration within Greek society.   We are run for women, entirely by women, and we are recruiting a female Basic IT Literacy teacher to join our team in Athens.

You will be an integral part of our long term core team as you will be responsible for empowering and equipping our participants of the Day Centre with the necessary basic IT literacy skills. 

This position commences from 01.10.2021 until March 2022, with the possibility to extend, for a maximum of 20 hours per week. To ensure stability and consistency for our participants, please only apply if you are able to commit for this period of time. 

Our offer: 

  • Stipend of 350 Euros per month for food and transportation. 
  • Access to bi-monthly sessions with our team Psychologist to maintain your mental health;
  • Regular supervision and training relevant to your role and expanding your skill sets. 
  • All female working environment consisting of dedicated individuals from the Greek and international community. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Tailor and execute lesson plans that are appropriate for the abilities of the students in different classes.
  • Monitor and evaluate student performances in class and on tests and provide feedback and students’ progress, particularly regarding students who need tutoring or other extra assistance.
  • Provide appropriate resources and learning materials for students.
  • Identify varying and creative teaching methods that work best for students who learn differently.
  • Maintain our computer laboratory and keep an inventory of supplies.
  • Ensure that all equipment in our Computer lab is functioning properly, and  thoroughly disinfected according to our Covid-19 protocols.
  • Maintain accurate records of students’ attendance progress in class, and when necessary, refer students to our Social Worker for needs assessment. 
  • Run the classroom within an allocated budget.
  • Conduct skills level assessments of each individual student, prior to commencing any classes

Ideal candidate profile: 

  • Exceptional computer skills with extensive knowledge of Google online tools
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills 
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Must have understanding of hardware, eg: computer monitors, central processing units, operating systems, hard drives and file storage.
  • Must be detail oriented and mechanically inclined.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the forced migration context in Greece desirable. 
  • Previous teaching experience, especially with migrants and refugees preferred.
  • Positive and professional attitude, including ability to work well in a multicultural team setting, with a strong ability to maintain composure, prioritise work under pressure in an environment with high levels of ambiguity;
  • Passionate about empowering women
  • Previous experience working/volunteering in other organisations relating to violence against women and/or female migrants and refugees who are survivors of gender-based violence will be prioritised. 
  • Strong communication skills in English (at least B2/C1) a must, in order to conduct classes in English, supported by interpreters, whenever necessary; 
  • As we are an international team, our main language of communication is in English. Due to the representation of the languages spoken amongst our participants of the Project, we prefer the successful candidate to be a native English/Farsi/French speaker, with at least B2 /C1 fluency in the other. 

Female asylum seekers and refugees with AFM and AMKA are strongly encouraged to apply.  

We look forward to receiving your applications with your CV and motivation letter in English to gabrielle@actionforwomen.ch

Closing deadline for applications: 8th September 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We reserve the right to conclude the recruitment process should a suitable candidate be found before the deadline.