Become a professor

 

 

JWL’s International Faculty are drawn from institutions of higher education from around the world. A key feature of the JWL model is the collaborative learning support available to students. Faculty, many of whom volunteer their time, along with online tutors, local community learning center tutors, and peer-to-peer support all contribute to student success.

 

 

become a professor

CURRENT VACANCIES

Job Description

We are looking for motivated online instructors to support a course that trains refugee and host community facilitators and teachers and introduce them to the role and practices of a Peace Leader

Designed around the three core themes of self and cultural awareness, conflict resolution and reconciliation, and servant leadership, our Peace Leaders-in-training examine and practice personal and communal skills and values that are the essential for nurturing a culture of peace. Through this course, we hope to equip students with the qualities and skills required to be effective conflict mediators and multipliers of peace. 

To complete the programme, students must undertake a practicum in which they will apply the principles and practices they have covered, to address a collective concern within a local community. 

 

Responsibilities & Scope 

  • Interact frequently with the students in the different available communication channels 
  • Encourage the students to collaborate locally and online 
  • Provide timely feedback and weekly grades 
  • Monitor student attendance/activity and communicate with on-site facilitators if detecting issues. 
  • Be positive and flexible. JWL students live and learn in challenging contexts 
  • Get feedback from students regarding the course and the learning platform. 
  • Work closely with the onsite facilitators to guarantee the best learning experience to the students. 
  • Report feedback, concerns and suggestions to the lead instructor and to the Chief Academic Officer at JWL. 

 

Required Qualifications & Competencies 

  • A master's degree or higher in Peace Studies, Community Leadership or Conflict Resolution or in a related field 
  • A teaching experience at a University and online for a minimum of 3 years 
  • Experience in working with an LMS, and with communication tools (e.g. Zoom, WhatsApp) 
  • Experience with blended learning and e-learning in virtual environments across cultures and continents 
  • Experience working with refugees, preferably in regions where JWL work 
  • JWL is committed to Safeguarding and requires all staff, including faculty, to adhere to JWL’s Safeguarding policy and procedures as well as all other organizational policies.  

Duration: 6 months 

Start Date:  March 30, 2020 

Weekly workload: 4-8 hours 

Fee: $3000 (for North America, with adjustment based on service station) paid upon completion of the course 

Application Process

Click here to apply specifying that you are interested in the Peace Leader Course.

For more information about becoming an online professor with JWL, please contact Dr Oula Abu-Amsha

Job Description

We are looking for motivated online instructors to support a course that trains refugee and host community facilitators and teachers and introduce them to the role and practices of a Learning Facilitator.    

Learning technologies extend the reach of education, and this course integrates best practices of on-line and on-site facilitation. Learners in the course contribute in meaningful ways to the vision of Jesuit Worldwide Learning - “Learning together to transform the world.” The course culminates with a practicum experience, in which learners apply educational principles and practices to address a collective concern within their local community. 

The Online Course Instructor (“Online Facilitator”) will be part of a group of other online and on-site facilitators to support the delivery of a blended-learning course that is six-months long. Each facilitator will support the learning of a group of up to 20 students on JWL LMS. For that, she/he will provide timely feedback and grading to the students following a clear grading system, and will collaborate with on-site facilitators in different locations, and with a lead online facilitator. Virtual conferences are not part of the course design, but they can occasionally help connect to the students and boost their motivation. 

Responsibilities & Scope 

  • Interact frequently with the students in the different available communication channels 
  • Encourage the students to collaborate locally and online 
  • Provide timely feedback and weekly grades 
  • Monitor student attendance/activity and communicate with on-site facilitators if detecting issues. 
  • Be positive and flexible. JWL students live and learn in challenging contexts 
  • Get feedback from students regarding the course and the learning platform. 
  • Work closely with the onsite facilitators to guarantee the best learning experience to the students. 
  • Report feedback, concerns and suggestions to the lead instructor and to the Chief Academic Officer at JWL. 

 

Required Qualifications & Competencies 

  • A master's degree or higher in education, Teacher training or in a related field 
  • A teaching experience at a University and online for a minimum of 3 years 
  • Experience in working with an LMS, and with communication tools (e.g. Zoom, WhatsApp) 
  • Experience with blended learning and e-learning in virtual environments across cultures and continents 
  • Experience working with refugees, preferably in regions where JWL work 
  • JWL is committed to Safeguarding and requires all staff, including faculty, to adhere to JWL’s Safeguarding policy and procedures as well as all other organizational policies.  

 

Application Process

Duration: 6 months 

Start Date:  March 30, 2020 

Weekly workload: 4-8 hours 

Fee: $3000 (for North America, with adjustment based on service station) paid upon completion of the course 

Click here to apply specifying that you are interested in the Learning Facilitator Course.

For more information about becoming an online professor with JWL, please contact Dr Oula Abu-Amsha

Job Description

We are looking for motivated online instructors to support a course that trains refugee and host community facilitators to create, manage and sustain youth sport programs in marginalized communities with an emphasis on forcibly displaced populations.   

The course is designed to introduce participants to the fundamentals of planning, implementing and evaluating a youth sport program focusing on the development of leadership, collaboration, fairness, tolerance, and responsibility for youth between the ages of 14-24 years in a supportive, fun and healthy environment.  After completing this course, graduates will be well-equipped to engage youth by bolstering their physical emotional and psychological well-being, and to build ethical mindsets, teamwork, sportsmanship, and moral character. 

Responsibilities & Scope 

The Online Course Instructor (“Online Facilitator”) will be part of a group of other online and on-site facilitators to support the delivery of a blended-learning course that is six-months long. Each facilitator will support the learning of a group of up to 20 students on JWL LMS. For that, she/he will provide timely feedback and grading to the students following a clear grading system, and will collaborate with on-site facilitators in different locations, and with a lead online facilitator. Virtual conferences are not part of the course design, but they can occasionally help connect to the students and boost their motivation. 

  • Interact frequently with the students in the different available communication channels 
  • Encourage the students to collaborate locally and online 
  • Provide timely feedback and weekly grades 
  • Monitor student attendance/activity and communicate with on-site facilitators if detecting issues
  • Be positive and flexible. JWL students live and learn in challenging contexts 
  •  Get feedback from students regarding the course and the learning platform
  • Report feedback, concerns and suggestions to the lead instructor and to the Chief Academic Officer at JWL

 

Required Qualifications & Competencies 

  • A Master degree or higher in social science, in sport management or in a related field. 
  • A teaching experience at a University and online for a minimum of 3 years. 
  • Experience in working with an LMS, and with communication tools (e.g. Zoom, Whatsapp) 
  • Experience with blended learning and e-learning in virtual environments across cultures and continents; 
  • Experience working with refugees, preferably in regions where JWL work; 
  • JWL is committed to Safeguarding and requires all staff, including faculty, to adhere to JWL’s Safeguarding policy and procedures as well as all other organizational policies.  

 

Duration: 6 months 

Start Date:  4 May, 2020 

Weekly workload: 4-8 hours 

Fee: $2000 (North American based) or €1775 (European based) paid upon completion of the course 

 

Application Process

Click here to apply specifying that you are interested in the Youth Sport Facilitator Course. Deadline for applications: 20 April, 2020

For more information about becoming a professor, please contact Dr Oula Abu Amsha.

 

 

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