Thai Language Trainer (Indpendent Contractor), Based in Mae Sot

: International Rescue Committee
: 19 Sep 2022
30 / September / 2022

Title:    Thai Language Trainer (Independent Contractor)

Total number of Consultants:           1

Country Program:      Livelihood Thailand

Proposed Dates:         1 December 2022 – 31 May 2023

Duration:                    6 months

Application Deadline:  30 September 2022


Background of the project

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strength-en their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently provide as-sistance to displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Mae Hong Son provinces.


IRC will provide a broad range of protection services to newly arrived refugees identified within the Royal Thai Government’s “safety zones”, “holding areas” and informal settings. Protection moni-toring by the IRC and a network of local implementing partners and community-based organiza-tions (CBOs) will be the primary means to identify key protection risks for populations.


Scope of work

Livelihood team has opened opportunity for the refugee to learn Thai language in order to equip and well prepare the people. However, the team is not able to conduct the training by themselves as they have other activities to focus on. With this aim, Livelihood team needs to hire a trainer who can provide standard Thai language skills focusing on basic communication, reading, and writing. With this aim, Livelihood team needs to hire a trainer who can provide services as follows


•Standard Thai language skills focusing on basic communication (at least well under-standing of Thai language), reading and writing. The consultant is responsible for Thai language training



•  Develop the training agenda based on the given curriculum.

•  Conduct 6 months course Thai language training in Umpiem Camp on business days.

•  Arrange teaching materials as needed.

•  Prepare monthly test to review how much participants learn in a month.

•  Conduct After Action Review and report to Senior Livelihood Manager after the completion of 6 months course.

•  Report to Livelihood Manager every two weeks.


Payment Rate and Schedule:

Payment shall be made by the IRC upon IRC’s receipt and acceptance of Provider’s invoice, Timesheet, and/or successful completion of services by Provider and acceptance by IRC management staff, to be paid by bank transfer by the end of each month. IRC may withhold for taxes 3% as required by law and shall provide withholding certificates to the contractor.




•  At least Thai high school graduate or attain any Thai government diploma.

•  Experience in organizing training in related topics for at least 1 year.

•  Able to communicate in local language, Karen or Burmese is a plus.

•  Able to summarize daily lessons.

•  Good reporting skills.

•  Good communication skills.

•  Good awareness on refugee context.

•  Flexible with different languages.

•  Flexible with the time and travel.

•  Able to travel to refugee camps.


Standards of Professional Conduct:

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


If you are interested, please submit your CV and Cover Letter to the below email:

Contact : Thailand.HR@rescue.org


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