This call for applications is open for persons with citizenship of, or permanent residence in, the Republic of Serbia.
The OSCE Mission to Serbia supports institutional reform of teaching Serbian as a non-mother tongue in order to ensure the state language proficiency of minority community students, which is an elementary precondition for enrolment in different levels of education, access to employment and integration into the society. Following the earlier Mission’s support to the development of first ever standards for teaching the state language in schools, and the assistance in drafting the new corresponding curriculum and learning outcomes, the Mission will continue to support institutional efforts aimed at further enhancing teaching of Serbian as a non-mother tongue including through the improvement of instructional competencies among teachers. In 2018, besides supporting the engagement of teaching assistants in selected schools in multi-ethnic municipalities of Bujanovac and Presevo, in order to further assist teachers of Serbian as a non-mother tongue in enhancing their teaching competences, the Mission will organize Albanian language classes for them.
The Mission is therefore looking for an Albanian language teacher to deliver classes of Albanian language to teachers and teaching assistants of Serbian as a non-mother tongue in schools in the municipalities of Bujanovac and Presevo in order to support teaching of this school subject and contribute to development of teachers’ competencies relevant for better interaction with students and their better acquisition of Serbian language.
Tasks and Responsibilities
The Albanian language teacher will deliver an Albanian language course for two groups of teachers of Serbian as a non-mother tongue, as follows: four hours of instruction per week, in total 16 classes per month, for the duration of ten weeks (two and a half months). In particular, he/she is expected to conduct the following tasks:
The Albanian language teacher will be deployed in Bujanovac.
By the end of the consultancy, the expert will produce the following:
Candidates are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the OSCE core values and competencies by studying the OSCE Competency Model available at: https://www.osce.org/employment/144466.
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
The expert will be employed for a period of 2.5 months, from 30 March 2018 to 15 June 2018 and will be remunerated at the rate of 30,000 RSD per month, to be paid in two instalments.
Please apply online through this website (https://jobs.osce.org) no later than 26 March 2018. Only applications received through this website will be considered; applications received by email, post etc. will not be accepted.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted by 29 March 2018 should consider there will be no follow up to their application.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, cancel the recruitment, offer a consultancy at a different level or with modified terms of reference or for a different duration.