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Mi-WOW (Migrant Women - Opportunities for Work)

We're currently looking to form a panel of tutors for the Mi-WOW project for the following roles:

  1. Communication Skills for work: English Tutor: Specialist in job seeking communication skills and English for work
  2. IT upskilling tutor: IT Tutor: IT skills for work
  3. Mentors (x2): Career Coaches

 Mi-WOW project

Migrant Women – Opportunities for Work (Mi-WOW) is NCP’s newest project, coordinated and run by Migrant Women, and funded by the Department of Justice and Equality, Ireland’s European Structural and Investment Funds Programme (2014-2020), and the European Social Fund (ESF) programme PEIL 2.9 Gender Equality, Strand A (Women Returning to the Workforce) 2019.

Mi-WOW is looking to explore, support, and overcome specific barriers that Migrant Women are facing in Ireland during their job-seeking journey. Mi-WOW is designed to empower Migrant Women to reach their potential, rebuilding their confidence, and upgrading their skills to facilitate their access to the labour market and/or career progression in ways that are linked to their professional goals.

Additionally, Mi-WOW aims to provide support and a critical thinking space to enterprises, creating and developing inclusive and equal routes for Migrant Women to participate in any space of the Irish labour market.

As part of the Mi-WOW programme, the ‘Returning to the Workforce Training’ is an 8-week blended learning programme aimed at preparing migrant women and migrant descendant women to go back to the labour market.

There are a total of four trainings per year, with four different areas of learning:

  • IT upskilling
  • Communication skills for work
  • Foundations on the Irish labour market
  • One-to-one guiding session for each participant

Request to tender

Applications from suitably qualified tutors for the Mi-WOW project are invited for a period of one year.

The rate is 40 euros per hour, per tutor. No additional payments for travel/subsistence are offered. Tutors must be self-employed and have a valid tax clearance certificate

  • English Tutor: 70 hours for the full course year
  • IT Tutor: 53 Hours for the full course year
  • Career Coach (x2): 70 hours for the full course year

Please note that hours are subject to change.

Principal duties and key Responsibilities (all roles):

  • Working in collaboration with NCP’s Project Coordinator to implement the programme nationwide.
  • Design a training tailored to participant’s skills and needs.
  • Be central to the delivery of service by working with Mi-WOW and NCP teams and external stakeholders in the delivery of high-quality training.
  • Design online course materials and documents such as hand-outs, manuals and exercises.
  • Demonstrates high standards of organisational and time management skills in the delivery of training plans.
  • Provision of support and guidance to users to ensure that they have an understanding of issues related to the use of technology related to the training.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programmes and learning outcomes.
  • Maintain appropriate records of learner development and resource allocation.
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*Please note this list is not exhaustive.

Desirable skills (all roles):

  • Strong knowledge of the work of NCP and the Mi-WOW project.
  • Knowledge of employment rights and entitlements in Ireland and the labour market opportunities in the country.
  • Experience of working in partnership with statutory, community and voluntary agencies.
  • Experience in online training.

 

Specific duties according to roles:

 

  1. Communication Skills for work: English Tutor

 Required competencies and qualifications:

  • A relevant qualification in facilitation, coaching or mentoring.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in facilitating English business programmes.
  • Experience planning and designing interactives learning programmes
  • Experience of working with migrants (particularly migrant women), and good understanding and knowledge of migrant employment challenges in Ireland.
  • Knowledge or experience in supports available to migrants seeking employment in Ireland.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation and IT skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Ability to manage challenging situations appropriately
  • The ability to multitask, prioritise workload and work well under pressure.
  • The flexibility of travelling/working outside Dublin on requested dates.
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to work and the current Covid-19 pandemic
  • Ability to work from home, demonstrating a good environment and resources to provide high quality training.
  • Self-motivation, with the ability to motivate others throughout the programme.

 

  1. IT Upskilling: IT Tutor

 Required competencies and qualifications:

  • A relevant qualification in facilitation, coaching or mentoring.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in facilitating IT skills for work.
  • Relevant experience delivering programmes of common professional IT tools for work - covering desktop applications such as Microsoft Office, Zoom, Skype, LinkedIn, Twitter, Doodle, CRMs, etc.
  • Experience planning and designing interactives learning programmes
  • Experience of working with migrants, and very good understanding and knowledge of migrant employment challenges in Ireland.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation and IT skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Ability to manage challenging situations appropriately.
  • The ability to multitask, prioritise workload and work well under pressure.
  • The flexibility of travelling/working outside Dublin on requested dates.
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to work and the current Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Ability to work from home, demonstrating a good environment and resources to provide high quality training.
  • Self-motivation, with the ability to motivate others throughout the programme.

 

  1. Mentor: Career Coach

Required competencies and qualifications:

  • A relevant qualification in professional coaching or mentoring.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in professional coaching or mentoring.
  • Experience planning and designing interactive learning programmes.
  • Assist the participants in identifying personal goals, developing leadership skills and planning career moves.
  • Helping women hunt down new employment opportunities, providing feedback on resumes or cover letters and strategizing for a successful job interview.
  • Experience of working with migrants, and very good understanding and knowledge of migrant employment challenges in Ireland.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation and IT skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • The flexibility of travelling/working outside Dublin on requested dates.
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to work and the current Covid-19 pandemic
  • Ability to work from home, demonstrating a good environment and resources to provide high quality training.
  • Self-motivation, with the ability to motivate others throughout the programme.

New Communities Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees.

Candidates should send a copy of their CV accompanied by a cover letter outlining their relevant skills and experience, as well as their motivation and interest in the job by email to info@newcommunities.ie. Please indicate “NCP Mi-WOW - Tutor role name - application” in the subject line.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 29th of May 2020 @5pm.

Every application will be acknowledged but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held during the week of 1st of June 2020. On the day of the interview candidates will be required to prepare a short presentation.

 

Mi-WOW is an NCP project supported by the Department of Justice and Equality, Ireland’s European Structural and Investment Funds Programmes (2014-2020), and the European Social Fund (ESF) programme PEIL 2.9 Gender Equality, Strand A (Women Returning to the Workforce) 2019.