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Program & Country Director, Moldova Legal Socialization Program

Published: 13.11.2018

Program & Country Director, Moldova Legal Socialization Program

Location: Chişinău, Moldova. This position will require travel to locations throughout Moldova

Applications must be Submitted By: December 3, 2018

Anticipated Start Date: January 14, 2019

PH International (Project Harmony, Inc.), an innovative, not-for-profit organization working across Eurasia since 1985, seeks an experienced professional to lead a team in Moldova as the Program Director/Country Director for an upcoming program.

The Moldova Legal Socialization Program is a two year pilot initiative that is expected to expand into a multi-year program with U.S government funding.  The program will work with youth in the process of developing understanding, attitudes, ideas and behaviors about the law. PH International’s approach to legal socialization seeks to reduce levels of juvenile crime and increase public safety through an integrated approach that educates youth on the law, raises community awareness on juvenile justice issues, and develops cooperative partnerships between youth, educators, law enforcement and juvenile justice professionals. School-based legal socialization programs bring together teachers and law enforcement officers as a team for preventive work, educating students while building trust between youth, teachers and the police.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

As Program Director, you will be leading a team of innovative professionals to achieve the goals of the project while contributing to PH International’s overall mission. The Program Director will provide overall direction, oversight, management and accountability. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to:

•    Strategic vision: Communicate a clear vision of present and future program goals; provide leadership and direction; develop a program strategy to be communicated to team members, key ministries, local partners and the international community.

•    Financial and administrative: Coordinate and manage overall program budget; ensure compliance with all donor and PH policies and regulations; ensure smooth operation and functioning of country office.

•    Teambuilding and staff development: Foster a culture of collaboration, results orientation, and accountability with staff members; provide staff with the framework to meet or exceed program objectives; create opportunities for group and one-on-one professional development.

•    Representation and relationships: Develop and maintain internal and external relationships to ensure optimum program success, including with federal ministries, local partners including education and  police, local  stakeholder groups, PH headquarters and field offices, international and local NGOs working on juvenile justice in Moldova, US and host government officials, donor organizations, embassies, vendors, media and the general public.

•    Program evaluation and reporting:  Ensure  regular  and  complete  program  evaluations,  and complete program reporting to PH and donor organizations on a timely basis.

QUALIFICATIONS

•    Advanced university degree in education or a related area (e.g. criminology, social sciences, economics, history, sociology, anthropology) or Bachelor’s degree and six years’ experience in relevant fields.

•    Demonstrated leadership experience of international development activities, with preference for direction and management of internationally funded educational or community development programs in Moldova.

•    At least five years of experience in working with sector assessment, strategic planning, project management, education-training/capacity development programs, program design, monitoring and evaluation, etc.

•    Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to negotiate with local and foreign experts, managers, and government officials to ensure the successful completion of project activities.

•    Excellent written and verbal skills in English.

•    Excellent written and verbal skills in Romanian and Russian. 

•    Computer proficiency including a working knowledge of Excel.

•    Budget preparation.

•    Excellent analytic and cross-cultural skills.

•    Motivation, reliability and flexibility.

•    Ability to work independently, use sound judgment, perform as a team player and know when to seek supervisor advice.

•    Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with U.S. Department of State, and other key partners.

PH International (Project Harmony, Inc.) is an equal opportunity employer, and provides its staff opportunities for job growth, innovation, and creativity. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by email to: ph-vt@ph-int.org.  Subject line should read: Moldova Program Director. No phone calls.

Teacher of English Language in Berehove, Zakarpattia Oblast

Published: 27.08.2018

PH International Ukraine

 

Terms of Reference

 

Job/Position Title:                 Teacher of English Language

Compensation Category:      Temporary, Part-time

Expected Start Date:             November 2018

Expected End Date:              July, 2020

Supervision received from: PH Ukraine Country Director

Location:                               Berehove, Zakarpattia Oblast

Deadline for Applications: open deadline, until the position is filled

 

  1. Background Information

 

PH International (also known as Project Harmony, Inc.), an international, non-profit, professional and educational exchange and training organization, is seeking potential candidates for English teacher positions to deliver English language trainings and cultural activities for youth within the English Access Microscholarship Program (ACCESS Program) implemented with support from the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine and the U.S. Department of State.

PH International currently implements the ACCESS program in 15 locations in Ukraine. It is a two-year program (360 hours) that provides a great opportunity for 13 to 15 year-olds from underserved and low-income families to learn about U.S. culture and values, deepen their knowledge of the English language, develop leadership skills and take an active part in the development of Ukraine.

The program consists of two components:

1) English language lessons according to the students’ level, and

2) Cultural activities that build understanding of the United States. 

 

The ACCESS Program seeks suitable candidates to fill in two ACCESS English Teacher positions in Berehove, Zakarpattia Oblast.

 

The ideal candidates should be innovative teachers of English who value meaningful communication, content-based activities, and a student-centered learning environment.  Self-development is also a key aim of Access Enhancement activities, which often takes place outside of the classroom. Far less emphasis is placed on traditional approaches to language teaching, for example, grammar, testing, and rote memorization.  In short, the experiences of Access students should differ markedly from their experiences in regular English classes.

 

  1. Roles and Responsibilities of Access English Teacher

 

The objective of the ACCESS Teacher position is to deliver the ACCESS program classes and cultural activities as specified further by this Job Description.

Teachers’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Selecting appropriate textbooks and materials that reach the program objectives.
  • Developing a course syllabus that clearly outlines the topics of the classes and expectations of the students.
  • Developing and implementing quality lesson plans according to the ACCESS Program objectives.
  • Holding classes and conduct enhancement activities in accordance with the schedule and curriculum approved by the ACCESS Provider.
  • Designing evaluation materials to properly assess student’s progress in accordance with the benchmarks established at the start of the program.
  • Conduct student assessments on a regular basis.
  • Submit progress reports according to the schedule established by the Provider.
  • Ensure student portfolios are filed, accessible and frequently updated.
  • Monitoring and regularly updating dossiers of the students’ attendance and notifying the coordinator of students’ progress through regular written reports.
  • Developing, planning, and implementing the enhancement activities according to the Access Program objectives and duties listed above.
  • Ensuring the health and safety of the students during planned classes and activities.
  • Seeking to improve methodical and pedagogical skills through participation in seminars, lessons offered by visiting experienced colleagues, and self-directed professional development.

 

  1. Qualification Requirements

 

Teachers’ qualifications may include but are not limited to:

  • Holding university degree(s) with the qualification “English Language Teacher” and at least three years of experience working with pupils/students.
  • Strong desire and motivation to work with disadvantaged youth.
  • Dedication to working with ACCESS students for two years.
  • Ability to organize and participate in enhancement and out-of-class activities.
  • Willingness to attend professional development and ACCESS Program events organized by the U.S. Embassy/Consulate.
  • Availability for about 5-6 hours a week in the afternoons on weekdays or on the weekends during regular school semesters from November 2018 through August 2020.
  • Availability for intensive sessions during one to two week long summer camps that will be organized for Access students in 2018 - 2020 (day time camps, and residential camps).
  • Basic knowledge of and appreciation for U.S. society and culture, especially as it refers to the following holidays: Earth Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Thanksgiving.
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint), an Internet browser (Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Netscape, etc.), and e-mail.

A competitive remuneration for teachers is foreseen based on the number of class hours.

 

  1. Selection Process

 

  1. Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted by PH Ukraine, or Regional English Language Office of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine that will have interviews with the pre-selected candidates.
  2. The final decision about inviting successful candidates to join the Access program is expected to be taken in November 2018.
  3. Along with competencies demonstrated by the candidates during the pre-selection process, the final decision will also depend on approval of the abovementioned locations for the program.

 

  1. How to Apply

 

Please submit the following documents in English via email to: access-ua@ph-int.org with the note in the subject of the message ‘ACCESS Teacher_Location (for example, Berehove)_Your Family Name

  • CV
  • Motivation Letter
  • Short video/s of lesson/s demonstrating your teaching techniques
  • Examples or references to personal programs used in teaching practices (if, available)

 

 

Interviews with the candidates are planned to be held in the end of October - beginning of November, 2018. If necessary, applications may be accepted until the position is filled, and the vacancy may close without notice. If you have interest in this position, it is highly recommended that you apply as soon as possible upon seeing this announcement.

 

This announcement can also be found at PH International site: http://www.ph-int.org/vacancies/

Teacher of English Language in Starobilsk

Published: 23.08.2018

PH International Ukraine

Terms of Reference

 

Job/Position Title:                       Teacher of English Language

Compensation Category:            Temporary, Part-time

Expected Start Date:                  As soon as successful candidate is selected

Expected End Date:                   July 2019

Supervision received from:        PH Ukraine Country Director

Locations:                                  Starobilsk, Luhansk Oblast

 

  1. Background Information

PH International (also known as Project Harmony, Inc.), an international, non-profit, professional and educational exchange and training organization, is seeking potential candidates for English teacher positions to deliver English language trainings and cultural activities for youth within the English Access Microscholarship Program (ACCESS Program) implemented with support from the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine and the U.S. Department of State.

PH International currently implements the ACCESS program in 15 locations in Ukraine. It is a two-year program (360 hours) that provides a great opportunity for 13 to 15 year-olds from underserved and low-income families to learn about U.S. culture and values, deepen their knowledge of the English language, develop leadership skills and take an active part in the development of Ukraine.

The program consists of two components:

1) English language lessons according to the students’ level, and

2) Cultural activities that build understanding of the United States.

The ACCESS Program seeks suitable candidates to fill in ACCESS English Teacher positions in Kyiv.

The ideal candidates should be innovative teachers of English who value meaningful communication, content-based activities, and a student-centered learning environment.  Self-development is also a key aim of Access Enhancement activities, which often takes place outside of the classroom. Far less emphasis is placed on traditional approaches to language teaching, for example, grammar, testing, and rote memorization.  In short, the experiences of Access students should differ markedly from their experiences in regular English classes.

 

  1. Roles and Responsibilities of Access English Teacher

The objective of the ACCESS Teacher position is to deliver the ACCESS program classes and cultural activities as specified further by this Job Description.

Teachers’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Selecting appropriate textbooks and materials that reach the program objectives.
  • Developing a course syllabus that clearly outlines the topics of the classes and expectations of the students.
  • Developing and implementing quality lesson plans according to the ACCESS Program objectives.
  • Holding classes and conduct enhancement activities in accordance with the schedule and curriculum approved by the ACCESS Provider.
  • Designing evaluation materials to properly assess student’s progress in accordance with the benchmarks established at the start of the program.
  • Conduct student assessments on a regular basis.
  • Submit progress reports according to the schedule established by the Provider.
  • Ensure student portfolios are filed, accessible and frequently updated.
  • Monitoring and regularly updating dossiers of the students’ attendance and notifying the coordinator of students’ progress through regular written reports.
  • Developing, planning, and implementing the enhancement activities according to the Access Program objectives and duties listed above.
  • Ensuring the health and safety of the students during planned classes and activities.
  • Seeking to improve methodical and pedagogical skills through participation in seminars, lessons offered by visiting experienced colleagues, and self-directed professional development.

 

  1. Qualification Requirements

Teachers’ qualifications may include but are not limited to:

  • Holding university degree(s) with the qualification “English Language Teacher” and at least three years of experience working with pupils/students.
  • Strong desire and motivation to work with disadvantaged youth.
  • Dedication to working with ACCESS students for two years.
  • Ability to organize and participate in enhancement and out-of-class activities.
  • Willingness to attend professional development and ACCESS Program events organized by the U.S. Embassy/Consulate.
  • Availability for about 5-6 hours a week in the afternoons on weekdays or on the weekends during regular school semesters from October 2018 through June 2019.
  • Availability for intensive sessions during one to two week long summer camps that will be organized for Access students in 2018 - 2020 (day time camps, and residential camps).
  • Basic knowledge of and appreciation for U.S. society and culture, especially as it refers to the following holidays: Earth Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Thanksgiving.
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint), an Internet browser (Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Netscape, etc.), and e-mail.

A competitive remuneration for teachers is foreseen based on the number of class hours.

 

  1. Selection Process

 

  1. Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted by PH Ukraine, or Regional English Language Office of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine that will have interviews with the pre-selected candidates.
  2. The final decision about inviting successful candidates to join the Access program is expected to be taken in September 2018.
  3. Along with competencies demonstrated by the candidates during the pre-selection process, the final decision will also depend on approval of the abovementioned locations for the program.

 

  1. How to Apply

Please submit the following documents in English via email to: access-ua@ph-int.org with the note in the subject of the message ‘ACCESS Teacher_Location (for example, Starobilsk)_Your Family Name

  • CV
  • Motivation Letter
  • Video clip/s of lesson/s demonstrating your teaching techniques
  • Examples or references to personal programs used in teaching practices (if, available)

 

Deadline for Applications: Applications are accepted until the position is filled, and the vacancy may close without notice. If you have interest in this position, it is highly recommended that you apply as soon as possible upon seeing this announcement.

Teacher of English Language in Mykolayiv

Published: 23.08.2018

PH International Ukraine

 

Terms of Reference

 

Job/Position Title:                 Teacher of English Language

Compensation Category:      Temporary, Part-time

Expected Start Date:             As soon as successful candidate is selected

Expected End Date:              August, 2019

Supervision received from: PH Ukraine Country Director

Locations:                              Mykolaiv

 

  1. Background Information

 

PH International (also known as Project Harmony, Inc.), an international, non-profit, professional and educational exchange and training organization, is seeking potential candidates for English teacher positions to deliver English language trainings and cultural activities for youth within the English Access Microscholarship Program (ACCESS Program) implemented with support from the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine and the U.S. Department of State.

 

PH International currently implements the ACCESS program in 15 locations in Ukraine. It is a two-year program (360 hours) that provides a great opportunity for 13 to 15 year-olds from underserved and low-income families to learn about U.S. culture and values, deepen their knowledge of the English language, develop leadership skills and take an active part in the development of Ukraine.

 

The program consists of two components:

1) English language lessons according to the students’ level, and

2) Cultural activities that build understanding of the United States. 

 

The ACCESS Program seeks suitable candidates to fill in ACCESS English Teacher positions in Mykolaiv.

 

The ideal candidates should be innovative teachers of English who value meaningful communication, content-based activities, and a student-centered learning environment.  Self-development is also a key aim of Access Enhancement activities, which often takes place outside of the classroom. Far less emphasis is placed on traditional approaches to language teaching, for example, grammar, testing, and rote memorization.  In short, the experiences of Access students should differ markedly from their experiences in regular English classes.

 

  1. Roles and Responsibilities of Access English Teacher

 

The objective of the ACCESS Teacher position is to deliver the ACCESS program classes and cultural activities as specified further by this Job Description.

Teachers’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Selecting appropriate textbooks and materials that reach the program objectives.
  • Developing a course syllabus that clearly outlines the topics of the classes and expectations of the students.
  • Developing and implementing quality lesson plans according to the ACCESS Program objectives.
  • Holding classes and conduct enhancement activities in accordance with the schedule and curriculum approved by the ACCESS Provider.
  • Designing evaluation materials to properly assess student’s progress in accordance with the benchmarks established at the start of the program.
  • Conduct student assessments on a regular basis.
  • Submit progress reports according to the schedule established by the Provider.
  • Ensure student portfolios are filed, accessible and frequently updated.
  • Monitoring and regularly updating dossiers of the students’ attendance and notifying the coordinator of students’ progress through regular written reports.
  • Developing, planning, and implementing the enhancement activities according to the Access Program objectives and duties listed above.
  • Ensuring the health and safety of the students during planned classes and activities.
  • Seeking to improve methodical and pedagogical skills through participation in seminars, lessons offered by visiting experienced colleagues, and self-directed professional development.

 

  1. Qualification Requirements

 

Teachers’ qualifications may include but are not limited to:

  • Holding university degree(s) with the qualification “English Language Teacher” and at least three years of experience working with pupils/students.
  • Strong desire and motivation to work with disadvantaged youth.
  • Dedication to working with ACCESS students for two years.
  • Ability to organize and participate in enhancement and out-of-class activities.
  • Willingness to attend professional development and ACCESS Program events organized by the U.S. Embassy/Consulate.
  • Availability for about 5-6 hours a week in the afternoons on weekdays or on the weekends during regular school semesters through August 2019.
  • Availability for intensive sessions during one to two week long summer camps that will be organized for Access students in 2018 - 2019 (day time camps, and residential camps).
  • Basic knowledge of and appreciation for U.S. society and culture, especially as it refers to the following holidays: Earth Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Thanksgiving.
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint), an Internet browser (Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Netscape, etc.), and e-mail.

A competitive remuneration for teachers is foreseen based on the number of class hours.

 

  1. Selection Process

 

  1. Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted by PH Ukraine, or Regional English Language Office of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine that will have interviews with the pre-selected candidates.
  2. The final decision about inviting successful candidates to join the Access program is expected to be taken in September 2019.
  3. Along with competencies demonstrated by the candidates during the pre-selection process, the final decision will also depend on approval of the abovementioned locations for the program.

 

  1. How to Apply

 

Please submit the following documents in English via email to: access-ua@ph-int.org with the note in the subject of the message ‘ACCESS Teacher_Location (for example, Mykolaiv)_Your Family Name

  • CV
  • Motivation Letter
  • Video clip/s of lesson/s demonstrating your teaching techniques
  • Examples or references to personal programs used in teaching practices (if, available)

 

Deadline for Applications: Applications are accepted until the position is filled, and the vacancy may close without notice. If you have interest in this position, it is highly recommended that you apply as soon as possible upon seeing this announcement.

 

This announcement can also be found at PH International site: http://www.ph-int.org/vacancies/

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