Vacancy Mindfulness Educators

 In Education, Health

Logo IMOVE vierkant‘All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.’

Blaise Pascal

The IMOVE Foundation is a non-partisan, non-governmental foundation. Through offering mindfulness, yoga and movement sessions the foundation focuses on enhancing emotional, physical and mental well being of disadvantaged children, female youth, and women, contributing to creating a healthier, more peaceful world. In collaboration with Ananda Life (Ananda Yoga Center), the foundation is implementing IMind project to educate education staff and social workers to promote mindfulness at schools and education centers.

IMind course is based on the recognition that the mental and emotional state of children is the fundamental condition for learning, building social relationships. A stable mental and emotional state is critical for the wellbeing, peace and prosperity of the future generations in particular, and the broader society as a whole.

For the position of a Mindfulness Educator, the foundation is seeking an experienced teaching-assistant to be able to offer mindfulness and yoga sessions at schools and education centers. The mindfulness educators will be working closely with teachers and trainers to foster caring attitudes, thoughtfulness, respect and self-esteem in schools and education centers in refugee camps.

Requirements

The ideal candidates for this position:

– Are fluent in Arabic and have a strong commitment to improving children’s mental and emotional wellbeing through yoga and mindfulness, have a positive outlook and are willing to work in refugee camps.

– Have worked as a teacher or animator and demonstrates excellent knowledge of pedagogy, teaching, classroom management and a strong background in both psychology and English.

– Have a working knowledge and understanding of the teacher’s professional duties.

– Have at least two years experiences of working with displaced children or teenagers.

This is a part time position 10-12 hours per week. The salary will be equivalent to competitive daily rate in Lebanon.

Qualified candidates can send their full CV (in English), a recent photograph and contact details of two professional referees to: info@imovefoundation.org

Interviews to be held at the end of August or the beginning of September.

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