We are seeking a person with excellent spoken and written English and teaching
experience to:
  • Teach secondary students and adults English as a second language. 
  • Support teaching volunteers from the refugee community how to teach–the pedagogical skills they need to engage students–as well as to observe, give feedback, and mentor new teachers.
Due to the vulnerable nature of the refugee community, the broader goal of this position
is to create a safe and welcoming learning environment while fostering hope and
learning in a marginalized community.

This is a full-time position.

Requirements and Responsibilities

The candidate must be able to:
  • Teach classes in English to youth from 12- to 20-years-old. Cambridge University curriculum and learning goals will be provided, which teacher will may adapt to individualize lesson plans toward preparation for Cambridge exams.
  • Mentor new teachers in best practice teaching skills, including through workshops, individual meetings, observations, personalized feedback, and giving encouragement to teachers from within the refugee community.
  • Serve as a liaison between Indonesian, refugee, and expat communities and advocate for refugees within the wider Jakarta community. Translate documents between English and Indonesian if necessary or assist in translation at meetings on occasion.
  • Carry out administrative tasks such as copying, printing, and organizing materials related to teaching and arranging meetings with teachers as necessary.
Qualifications: Personal Characteristics and Values
  • Indonesian. 
  • Respectful and appreciative of people from all nationalities, religions, ethnic backgrounds, economic strata, and personality types; who loves the diversity and international experience this will provide; and who recognizes the talents, strengths, and resilience of each participant.
  • Warm, compassionate, kind, and sensitive toward a uniquely vulnerable population.
  • Flexible and able to adapt cheerfully in response to last-minute changes that may arise in scheduling, group needs, or task requirements.
  • Trustworthy, highly responsible, and consistently shows integrity and maturity.
  • Humble and willing to do whatever tasks are needed to keep the learning center running well and to serve families who feel forgotten. 
  • Fun, who loves to laugh and enjoy people, and who loves teaching.
  • An annual salary of Rp48,000,000 to Rp60,000,000, depending on experience. 
  • A 1-month bonus per year paid once a year. 
  • Taxes and social security payments ( JamSostek and Pajak ) at up to 15% of annual salary. 
  • Beyond base salary, health insurance payments of up to Rp400,000 per month for the program of your choosing. 
  • Days of leave including all public holidays and 14 personal days a year (for sick days, holidays, or family support). 
How to Apply
Please send a letter of interest and resume to Heather Tomlinson and Priska Marianne at by close of business on December 30, 2015.