Volunteer Language Teacher Job Vacancy at Young Readers Library

Young Readers Library – A book club that ignites the reader within your child, builds language, vocabulary, Comprehension among other skills.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Volunteer Language Teacher (Igbo, Yoruba & Hausa)

Purpose of the Role

  • To help support and assist with the planning, implementation and running of the Summer Holiday program.


  • Prepare and organise the set up of any equipment or resources for sessions.
  • Assist the children with completing their journals.
  • Any other associated tasks as required for the role.
  • Help develop programmes of learning activities and adapting appropriate materials.
  • Ensure effective teaching of the whole class and of group and individuals within the whole class setting, so that learning objectives are met and pupils learning time is used efficiently.
  • Plan, organise and implement the holiday program in the libray.

Skills and Experience required/Desired:

  • The ability to communicate effectively, verbally and written in either Yoruba, Hausa or Igbo.
  • Previous experience in teaching either Yoruba, Hausa or Igbo Language.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, verbally with library staff, other volunteers and members of the public, especially children.
  • Previous experience of working with children and participating in children’s activities.
  • Reliable, confident and responsible individual, with enthusiasm and effective interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to cope with the duties and responsibilities of the post and the associated environment, including an understanding of health & safety.

Other Requirements:

  • A minimum of 4 weeks commitment is required. Contract can be renewed for long-term.
  • A credible reference will be needed as the role involves interaction with children.

Training Available:

  • A one morning induction and introduction to the library and Library Services.
  • Shadowing sessions with other library staff to gain confidence and knowledge.


  • Transport Allowance will be given.
  • Volunteer appreciation certificate will be given at the end of the volunteer service.



How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s and Cover Letter to: career.temp@youngreaderslibrary.org.ng

Application Deadline 10th July, 2018.

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