Mosaik Support Center for Refugees and Locals was founded in June 2016 to provide a space of warmth, safety and community for the most vulnerable populations on Lesvos. Built on principles of solidarity, integration and empowerment, Mosaik joins refugees and locals in a common struggle against policies of exclusion and attrition at the EU border and offers them a sustainable structure to support their resolve to live with dignity. Bringing together over 300 students aged 4 to 89, from 20 countries, Mosaik offers language courses in English and Greek, computer literacy classes, legal support for asylum applicants, vocational training in arts and crafts, upcycling workshops, music and dance classes and cultural events supported by artists, activists and organizations from across the world.
Mosaik is looking to employ a part-time (75%) IT teacher to conduct computer lessons at Mosaik and to assist the team with their IT needs.
- Create a holistic and comprehensive syllabus for a basic IT course
– Design a program tailored to the specific needs and the situation of migrants and refugees on the island and on the move. This includes but is not limited to literacy is MS Word, Excel, internet navigation skills, the ability to set up and manage an e-mail account etc.
- Hold basic IT classes in Mosaik
– Teaching load will be comprised of 4 groups twice a week (8 lessons per week).
- Support the team with IT related issues at Mosaik
– Support the team with all IT and computer related issues pertaining to the work flow at Mosaik (e.g. with the Homepage, Facebook, Data management, setup or modification of computers for classes or the reception etc.)
- Team related work
– Attend the weekly team meetings and/or teacher meetings.
Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience and Skills
- A degree in IT or computer sciences
- Teaching experience preferable
- English language mandatory, other languages favoured
- Highly organised and process driven
- Strong team player
- Comfortable using own initiative and taking ownership of processes
- A thorough understanding of solidarity work surrounding migration in Europe.
- Sensitivity to cross-cultural dynamics in the work place.
- Positive outlook and fun, with a good sense of humour.
How to apply
Please send a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Eligible applicants will receive an invitation to interview with us in August 2019.