FAO works closely with the Government and people of Ghana, broadly tackling food and nutrition security issues ranging from food insecurity prevention, to strengthening food systems, to food safety training.FAO assistance in Ghana has three priority areas: Food and nutrition security; Environment and sustainable natural resource management; Rural development and resilient livelihoods.F
The Organization frequently engages individuals to perform task-based assignments for which FAO has a temporary need. PSAs are neither staff members nor officials of the Organization, but rather are employed as independent, external contractors. Assignments are specific regarding the objectives that need to be achieved and must be achievable within the time-frame of the proposed contract.
The objective of the VA is to attract talented individuals with experience and background in teaching French as a foreign language. Candidates who are recommended for selection are available for consideration whenever relevant opportunities arise.
The language teacher reports to the Regional Human Resources Officer.
Tasks and responsibilities
Teach group and/or individual language courses.
Update and present a course syllabus for each course taught during the contract (group and individual).
Send syllabus and lesson log to students after group courses in a timely manner.
Update and correct the end of session test for each student.
Provide student’s progress report (next level, pass/fail and comments) at the end of each group and/or individual class as well as an evaluation for the learner.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
University degree in education, language or related area
Five years of relevant experience in teaching French in an international environment
Working knowledge of French and intermediate knowledge of English
National of Ghana or legal resident with work permit.
FAO Core Competencies
Building Effective Relationships
Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
Extent and relevance of experience in teaching French in an international environment
Extent and relevance of experience in assessing language examination
Familiarity with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
Familiarity with Word and Excel
Extent of experience teaching in an international multicultural workplace
Proven experience as a team player with sensitivity in dealing with different nationalities and cultural backgrounds