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We are always looking for talented, creative and innovative individuals. For opportunities – including internships and fellowships – please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com.

 

Please see below for current vacancies.

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Summer 2019 Camp Teachers and Counselors, Washington, DC

We’re hiring Summer Camp Teachers and Counselors for our 2019 Digital Storytelling Summer Camps in the Greater Washington, DC area. We’re looking for energetic individuals – artists, digital storytellers, media artists, teachers, actors, teaching artists, storytellers, musicians, performers are all welcome to apply. If you’re comfortable working with children ages 6-9 ​ and have a love of travel, we’d love to hear from you.

Pay commensurate with experience.  Please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com with CV and Letter of Interest. Interviews will be held in March 2019. Exact camp dates to be released in January 2019.

Job Duties:

  • Contribute to the team in running and teaching summer camps.
  • Assist with camp activities, field trips and providing oversight in classroom.
  • Assist with set-up, management and end-of-the-day responsibilities.
  • Function as a team member providing overall supervision to the summer camps.
  • Ensure campers’ well-being and make their camp experience as fun and rewarding as possible.
  • Serve as a potential role model for youth.
  • Attend trainings and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children, whether in a formal school setting and/or in a camp setting OR experience with children’s events, whether it’s in a professional teaching capacity or working with children outside of school.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience and flexibility.
  • Have independent means of transport and/or can drive a car.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in leading a group of children in a classroom like environment.

 

Summer 2019 Interns, Washington, DC and Cairo, Egypt 

We’re looking for energetic, responsible, and passionate individuals to join our team in both Washington, DC and Cairo, Egypt as summer interns. We have 1-2 month internships available in both Washington, DC and Cairo, Egypt during Summer 2019.  Flexible dates. Overall Job Duties in Washington, DC and Cairo, Egypt:

  • Assist in project-based learning curriculum development.
  • Assist and help teach Global Sleepover workshops and programs.
  • Assist and participate in Global Sleepover Summer Camps (being held in both Washington, DC and Egypt)
  • Participate in strategy development, outreach and partnership development with international multi-lateral organizations for global and basic education.
  • Participate in data gathering and evaluation activities.

Specific Job Duties in Cairo, Egypt:

  • Assist and participate in implementing Global Sleepover’s interactive and digital storytelling program at a school in Cairo, Egypt and funded by the  U.S. Department of State. You can find out more details about the program and partnership here.
  • Assist in strategy and programmatic development of education as tools in countering violent extremism (CVE) and positive youth development (PYD).

The internship in Washington, DC is unpaid. The internship in Egypt offers a small stipend to cover daily costs; cost of transport to Egypt is the responsibility of the individual. Interns can divide their time between the internship between Washington, DC and Egypt and/or do an internship solely in either Washington, DC or Cairo, Egypt. Please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com with CV and Letter of Interest. Interviews will be held March 2019.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children, whether in a formal school setting and/or in a camp setting OR with children’s events, whether it’s in a professional teaching capacity or working with children outside of school.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience and flexibility.
  • Have independent means of transport and/or can drive a car.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in international education.
  • Experience in leading a group of children in a classroom like environment.

We are searching for a dynamic Community Liaison to assist in developing a community-based STEM program in partnership with Starbucks. 

The Liaison will be responsible in matters related to

  • organization, administration and client relationship building. 
  • communication and messaging to the community. 
  • building and maintaining community partnerships
  • organizing essential forms and documents for parents
  • serving as a liaison between parents, students and team members. 

Pay commensurate with experience.  Part-time hours that may vary in March and April. Please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com with CV and Letter of Interest by January 15, 2019.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, Business Administration or a related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Two (2) years of experience in community organizational work, resource and referral services, or a closely related field are required.

  • Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college
  • Has demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change
  • Has demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization

Summer 2019 Interns, Bogota, Colombia

We’re looking for energetic, responsible, and passionate individuals to join our team in both Washington, DC and Bogota, Colombia  as summer interns. We have 1-2 month internships available in both Washington, DC andBogota, Colombia during Summer 2019.  Flexible dates. Overall Job Duties in Washington, DC and Bogota, Colombia

  • Assist in project-based learning curriculum development.
  • Assist and help teach Global Sleepover workshops and programs.
  • Assist and participate in Global Sleepover Summer Camps (being held in both Washington, DC and Colombia)
  • Participate in strategy development, outreach and partnership development with international multi-lateral organizations for global and basic education.
  • Participate in data gathering and evaluation activities.

The internship in Washington, DC is unpaid. The internship in Colombia offers a small stipend to cover daily costs; cost of transport to Egypt is the responsibility of the individual. Please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com with CV and Letter of Interest. Interviews will be held March 2019.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children, whether in a formal school setting and/or in a camp setting OR with children’s events, whether it’s in a professional teaching capacity or working with children outside of school.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience and flexibility.
  • Have independent means of transport and/or can drive a car.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in international education.
  • Experience in leading a group of children in a classroom like environment.
  • Spanish language skill

English Access Microscholarship Program

Site Manager

Cairo, Egypt

Average number of hours per month: Some months may vary but, on average, the Site Manager will be expected to work 15 administrative hours with the potential of 5-10 curriculum development hours on select months. Some of these hours may be remote. The position entails traveling to the school site, located in Giza, on a semi-regular basis. 

Contract Duration: One year with an initial 3-month probationary period

Start Date: January 2019

The Site Manager is expected to ensure overall smooth operations of the English Access Microscholarship program internally, ensure programming requirements are being met, and serve as a liaison between the English Access Microscholarship Program community. Salary commensurate with experience.

Duties May Include:
  • Working closely with upper management, teachers and students to ensure the quality of program deliverables;
  • Selecting (when needed), training, mentoring and monitoring of the English Language teachers;
  • Providing oversight on program plan and  implementation;
  • Supporting planning and implementation of extracurricular activities;
  • Supporting planning and implementation of program launch and graduation ceremonies (when needed);
  • Attending meetings in Cairo (when needed);
  • Approving and sending time sheets;
  • Running internal staff meetings;
  • Check-in calls with upper management;
  • Ensuring that the class schedule is planned out and executed;
  • Ensuring the  staff calendar  is up-to-date;
  • Ensuring teachers enter/gather reporting data on a quarterly basis;
  • Serving as a liaison within the greater English Access Microscholarship Program community;
  • Serving as a representative to the U.S. Embassy and/or other English Access Microscholarship providers.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Proficient English language skills
  • University degree in education, English language teaching, management or a related field
  • Demonstrable teaching and/or mentoring experience
  • Demonstrable administrative and/or management experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Demonstrable interpersonal skills
  • Good command of computer skills with an ability to navigate cloud-based programs such as Google Drive
  • Experience working or volunteering in an international setting or organization
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Teacher training certificate
  • 3 – 5 years in teacher training and/or English language teaching experience
  • Experience with the Access program and community
  • Understanding of project-based learning methodology
  • Experience working on a multi-cultural team
 
All interested applicants should submit an updated CV, cover letter and two professional references via e-mail to: recruitment@globalsleepover.com before January 5, 2019.

The English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) is a U.S. Department of State funded program that provides a foundation of English-language skills to talented 13-20 year-olds from disadvantaged sectors around the world through after-school classes and intensive summer sessions in their home communities. Global Sleepover, in partnership with Mish Madrasa, is an Access Provider in Egypt. Supported and funded by US Embassy Cairo Regional English Language Office (RELO), the program delivers a minimum 360 hours of English language instruction through an American style project-based learning and interactive and media modules created by Global Sleepover. Since the U.S. Department of State launched the program in 2004, approximately 95,000 students in more than 85 countries have participated in the Access Program.

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