Job Description

SOS Children’s Villages invites applications from suitably qualified and interested candidates who fulfill the eligibility criterion for the below position.

Position title           :     Arabic & IRE ( 1 Positions)

Reporting to                  :      School Principal

Location                        :      Mogadishu

MA                                :     Somalia

Position Summary:

As the Arabic & Islamic Religious Education is expected to greatly contributes to the intellectual, spiritual, moral and physical development of the leaners assigned to his/ her class. He /She thereby plays a critical part in preparing them for future life and independence. In this task, creative teaching methods must be employed to stimulate the leaner’s natural desire to learn and grow.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Maintains a positive degree of discipline inside and outside the classroom in order to create a safe, secure and appropriate environment for learning.

  • Promotes a warm, supportive, non-threatening ethos in which the child finds learning enjoyable and stimulating, and in which respect and cooperation are emphasized.

  • Conducts academic support programmes such as holiday classes, remedial classes and individual tutoring to meet the educational needs of each leaner.

  • Provides individual attention to each child, monitoring their educational progress and taking appropriate corrective action as necessary

  • Develops and implements homework programmes which may include project work, extra reading or other assignments.

  • Prepares progress reports for each child as required by the Principal, detailing the child’s academic progress as well as overall development.

  • Supervises extra-mural activities such as organized sports, clubs and academic competitions

  • Performs administrative or other extra duties as required by the Principal, such as store keeping, producing the school magazine or organizing school events etc.

  • Maintains all furniture and equipment within the classroom in good order.

  • Behaves in an exemplary manner at all times acting as a role model for the leaners

  • Prepares teacher professional documents and outlines in accordance with the curriculum guidelines or requirements of the school.

  • Teaches lessons and facilitates or supervises a variety of non-academic activities which may include art, crafts, storytelling, sports, nature walks etc.

  • Ensures all necessary preparations are made prior to each lesson.

  • Arranges cultural activities to educate leaners in local culture and custom

  • Involves leaners in the operations and maintenance of the school property


Skills and Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor degree in education from recognized university with teaching subject’s Arabic, Islamic Religion Education

  • Must have taught Arabic & IRE in Somalia Schools

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in Arabic language

  • Must have teaching experience of at least five (5) years

  • Must be able to use ICT for teaching

  • Must be acquainted with Somalia education curriculum and the general country education system

Safeguarding Commitment

SOS Children’s Villages Somalia holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes. SOS Children’s Villages organization is committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and therefore, is expected that every individual who joins with SOS Children’s Villages Somalia understand his/her responsibility in protecting and keeping children always safe.


How to apply

Interested applicants should send their applications with a CV and scanned copies of your academic and professional certificates indicating telephone numbers and three referees to: this email Indicating with subject line of the position.

Closing date is. 1st September, 2022

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

This job description outlines only the general scope of activity and the basic tasks and responsibilities associated with this position. It is updated annually in the course of performance appraisal. It may be supplemented with a more detailed definition of tasks, responsibilities and involvement in processes.