Education and Teaching Intern

from Soutien Belge Overseas
Closing date: 31 Aug 2020


SB OverSeas is a non-profit organization working in Belgium and in Lebanon, assisting those escaping conflict through education and empowerment programs all while providing aid and raising awareness of the humanitarian crisis. SB OverSeas is looking for interns to join us in the Internship Programme for 2020. These internship positions are catered to individuals who are eager to develop their teaching skills as well as put into practice additional skills or interests in the field of empowerment development.

The internship includes an Arabic language course that helps elevate the interns ability to communicate in classrooms, immerse quicker into the community, and gain Arabic proficiency, a vital skill in the international field. These language courses take place twice a week and are catered to their specific level. Language certificates are provided.

Primary tasks:

  • Plan and deliver lessons in English, Maths and Science
  • Submit weekly lesson plans for each of the classes
  • Teach English to centre staff and tutoring children in need of extra support
  • Support extra-curricular activities for children, some taking place on the weekends
  • Attend training sessions and team meetings
  • Establish partnerships with other organizations that can provide both resources and lead the extra-curricular activities that take place after classes and on the weekends
  • Establish partnerships with other organizations that can offer SB OverSeas team trainings that enhances the programme
  • Generate a weekly and monthly status report to ESL Officer indicating success rate and progression of work

· Secondary tasks:

  • Support staff with extra tasks such as organizing donations, planning celebrations, doing outreach and distribution

Essential Qualifications:

  • Experience working with refugees and at-risk individuals
  • High-level working English
  • Experience working with children
  • Teaching experience preferred but not mandatory
  • Multi-national and humanitarian experience
  • Teaching experience and/or qualifications

Personal Attributes:

o Highly motivated, energetic, and capable of independent work

o Well organised

o Confident and direct when representing SB Overseas in official fora

o Displays strong personal initiative

o Works well under pressure

o Social and engaging with excellent interpersonal skills

o Flexible and open to new ideas

o Calm and rational with a logical and analytical approach to problems

How to apply:

For more information please head to our website, where you can also apply online. Any questions can be directed to