ID: 107960

Teacher - English as a Second Language

Migrant Support Long Term Brunswick, VIC

About this opportunity

About Uniting
At Uniting we work together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We've been supporting people and families in local communities across Victoria and Tasmania for over 100 years.

Today, we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We're there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting values people who are respectful, compassionate, imaginative and bold. We are looking for people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

About the Opportunity
This is a fantastic opportunity for people to join our passionate team of volunteers to work with people seeking asylum in Australia. The English program for Women of Asylum Seeker backgrounds aims to build proficiency in English language – listening, speaking, reading and writing. Teaching will focus initially at pre-Beginners’ and Beginners’ levels. The ESL Classroom teacher will be one of a team teachers.
Please note: Due to the nature of this program this role is open to people who identify as females only.

About you
We're looking for motivated people committed to supporting and improving the lives of people seeking asylum. If you are good communicator with a passion for teaching, have regular ongoing availability and has a positive can-do attitude, we would like to hear from you. An understanding of empathy, the ability to build rapport and being a team player are critical in this role.

Knowledge and understanding of the factors impacting on the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities and experience working with families from diverse cultural backgrounds is highly valued.

For further information, please contact Sajjini Mathew on (03) 9351 3600

Volunteer appointments are subject to satisfactory criminal history checks, reference checks and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Current Victorian Institute of Teaching Registration (desirable)

Please note: Due to the nature of this program this role is open to people who identify as females only.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

4 + hours per week (Friday) Minimum six month commitment (desirable)

Good for
  • Skilled Volunteer
Interested in
  • Education and Training
  • Tutoring and Mentoring

•Induction •Onsite support •Support from volunteer programs team