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Recruiting for Teaching at the Right Level Facilitators!


Job Description

Primary Purpose: 

Young 1ove is committed to ensuring that youth in Botswana are equipped with proven life-saving information. We believe that the ability to count and grasp basic numerical concepts is an essential skillset that has ramifications on health, poverty and well-being. We are looking to engage paid volunteer facilitators to teach basic numeracy skills to school students in Standards 4 & 5 in South East, Kgatleng and Chobe. Facilitators will be trained on the program assessment tools, curriculum, and operations and will implement the program over the course of seven months.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Facilitators will be responsible for implementing Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) at quality:

  • Attend 10-day training prior to implementation

  • Assess student numeracy skills with TaRL levelling tool at baseline, midline, and endline.

  • Develop detailed daily lesson plans with targeted objectives and activities.

  • Facilitate high-energy 1-hour curriculum on basic numeracy to Standards 4 & 5 students for over the course of 7-9 weeks.

  • Target and advance student learning with learner-centered activities and teaching techniques.

  • Engage in daily and weekly reflections with fellow facilitators and mentors.

Qualifications and Characteristics

  • Youth between age 20 and 35 years with minimum of a Junior Certificate qualification, up to Diploma and Degree qualification.

  • Preferred experience in educational environments facilitating, teaching, lesson planning, tutoring numeracy.

  • Facilitators will be selected from implementing regions. Applicants must have accommodation in the selected school districts.

  • Familiarity and ease working with children.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Setswana.

  • Ability to develop strong and cooperative working relationships with students, teachers, local community-based stakeholders and members of the community.

  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to self-development as well as strive to link theory with practice.

  • In accordance with the Young 1ove Child Protection Policy, a police background check is compulsory.

Fill out the application form below to apply!

If you do not have consistent internet access, please download the PDF version of the application by clicking the "download" button below.

**Applications close on December 6th, 2018

**Please note that you must complete ALL sections of the application before you will be able to submit. If you are unable to submit the form, please double check that none of the fields on your application are red. If a field is red, please fill it in and click the submit button again. 

1. Demographic Details

2. Communication

3. Qualifications

3.1  Please select ALL of your education qualifications.

Secondary School

Bachelors Degree


Masters Degree



4. Interests

4.1   Please tell us about your experience level in regards to the following child-related experiences. Please be accurate as possible, as we will be asking about these experiences should you make it to the interview stage.


Tutor for 


Volunteer work with children


4.2   What age group would you prefer to work with? Tick only one option. 

Intern at school

Employment at an organization that works with children

Caretaker for non-relative children

Older sibling / cousin in same household

4.3   What is your preferred weekend activity?

Select your top three activities

6 years and younger

Going out with friends

6 -10 years

Watching TV

10 -14 years

Playing with children

14 years and older

Playing sports

Caring for children


Going to church

5. Availability

5.1   This post is based in South East, Kgatleng and Chobe and you will be expected to provide your own accommodation during implementation. Would you be able to secure accommodation during the duration of the implementation?

5.2   Training will take place in Gaborone. Would you be able to secure accommodation during the duration of training in Gaborone.

5.3   Are you available to attend interviews between 9:00 - 16:00 from 10 –14th December 2018?

5.4    Are you available to attend full-time training (8:00 - 17:00) during 21st Jan – 1st Feb 2019?

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