Pre-Service Training Language and Cross-Culture Coordinator

By Peace Corps in Zambia 2 weeks ago

Job details

Job deadline
22 November
Description

Peace Corps/Zambia wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Language and CrossCulture Coordinator (LCC) LOCATION: Pre Service Training Centre (PST) Chongwe

Responsibilities

  • The Pre-Service Training Language and Cross-Culture Coordinator (LCC) will supervise the Pre-Service Training (PST) language training program
  • The incumbent will also assist in training of the language instructors in the methodology and procedures of Peace Corps Zambia’s Language Training Program
  • The PST LCC will also participate in the scheduling of language classes in collaboration with PST senior staff; assign classes to language instructors and evaluate final Language and Cross-Culture Facilitators (LCF) performance
  • In collaboration with the PCZ LCC, train the newly hired Language and Cross-culture Facilitators, and facilitate/co-facilitate Language Training of Trainer (LTOT) sessions to refresh LCFs’ skills in language and culture facilitation
  • In collaboration with the PCZ LCC, coordinate the development and revision of language training materials to ensure proper formats and sequences are followed
  • Monitor LCFs in the implementation of learning objectives, session plans and use of teaching aids
  • Supervise and continue refining of language manuals
  • Work with PST Technical team and other coordinators to integrate language and culture into all components of training
  • Make follow-ups for all language and culture field trips, demonstrations, and all other special training activities
  • Monitor learning activities by conducting lesson/session observations so as to provide feedback to LCFs and PCTs
  • On a weekly basis, meet with LCFs to evaluate language and culture training progress and plan training strategies and approaches to further help PCTs of all learning abilities in language acquisition and cultural adaptation
  • Attend to trainees’ PST Language/ Culture training needs and quickly liaise with relevant authorities to find solutions
  • Report all Language/ Culture training developments to PCZ LCC and Training Coordinator.

Qualifications

  • In order to be selected for this position, the applicant must be a Zambian Citizen, must not have been employed in Intelligence -related activities, and must submit a typed cover letter and CV that clearly documents how they meet each of the following mandatory requirements
  • Possession of a University diploma/degree in English Language/ Linguistics
  • Five years of experience teaching English Language/ Linguistics in secondary school
  • Three years of experience in teaching language to adult learners using adult learning principles
  • Good working knowledge and fluency in English
  • Fluent speaker in at least two of the following Languages and fluent in at least two: Bemba, Kaonde, Lunda, Tonga, Mambwe, Tumbuka and Nyanja
  • Excellent knowledge of grammar, idiom, syntax, and pronunciation of at least two host country languages
  • Sound knowledge of the Zambian culture and experience facilitating sessions related to Zambian culture
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft programs (Word, Excel and Power point).

How to apply
Send a supporting documentation including a typed cover letter and CV (with at least three traceable references) that clearly documents how you meet each of the above requirements to:
The Human Resources Specialist,
Peace Corps Zambia,
71A Kabulonga Road,
PO Box 50707,
Lusaka.

For more information

Visit website
https://zm.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/
Call
+260 211 260377
To apply for this job email
Peace Corps in Zambia (Kabulonga, Lusaka)

Peace Corps in Zambia

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