Job Title

Microsoft Office Teacher (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Length Contract

72 days


Duhok, Sharya Camp, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI) with occasional travel to other areas of KRI

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with skills and experience. National Compensation Package

Type of Position

Trainer contract / Per Days

No. of Vacancies


About Accepting Other Organizations
Established in 2014, Accepting Others Organization (AOO) is a non-governmental, non-profit, and non-religious entity operating in federal Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. Led by women and youth, our focus is on promoting and safeguarding human rights, particularly advancing women’s rights and empowerment nationwide. AOO is dedicated to fostering peaceful coexistence through tolerance and collaboration across diverse societal segments. Our efforts center on peacebuilding, social cohesion, and community engagement, believing in the power of dialogue to create inclusivity. A key aspect of our work involves advocating for crucial frameworks such as the Iraqi National Action Plan II and UN Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 2250, aiming to ensure gender equality and enhance women and youth participation in peacebuilding. Additionally, we provide support to governmental and non-governmental entities in developing policies aligned with international standards, striving to establish a just and equitable society. Through collaboration and community engagement, AOO seeks to drive positive change, promoting diversity, and inclusivity, and empowering women and youth to shape their communities actively.

Role of the Microsoft Office Teacher (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint):

The Microsoft Office Teacher plays a crucial role in equipping students with essential digital literacy skills, particularly proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications. They provide comprehensive instruction, practical exercises, and hands-on training to help students develop competence in these productivity tools, empowering them for academic, professional, and personal use.

Specific Tasks:

  1. Curriculum Development:
    • Design and develop curriculum materials, lesson plans, and instructional resources for teaching Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills.
    • Identify learning objectives, competencies, and outcomes to guide the scope and sequence of lessons and activities.
  2. Instruction and Demonstration:
    • Deliver engaging and interactive lessons on the features, functions, and capabilities of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications.
    • Provide step-by-step instructions, demonstrations, and practical exercises to help students navigate the software interface, perform tasks, and solve problems independently.
  3. Hands-on Practice and Application:
    • Facilitate hands-on practice sessions where students can apply their knowledge and skills in creating documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other digital projects.
    • Offer guidance, feedback, and troubleshooting assistance to students as they work on assignments and projects using Microsoft Office applications.
  4. Project-Based Learning:
    • Implement project-based learning activities that integrate Microsoft Office skills into real-world scenarios and contexts, fostering creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities.
    • Assign projects that require students to use Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to research, analyze data, communicate findings, and present information effectively.
  5. Assessment and Feedback:
    • Develop assessment tools, rubrics, and criteria to evaluate students’ proficiency and competence in using Microsoft Office applications.
    • Provide timely feedback on students’ assignments, projects, and performance, highlighting strengths, areas for improvement, and recommendations for further practice.
  6. Technology Integration:
    • Integrate educational technology tools, multimedia resources, and online platforms to enhance teaching and learning experiences in Microsoft Office instruction.
    • Incorporate digital collaboration tools and cloud-based services to facilitate collaborative projects, file sharing, and remote access to Microsoft Office documents.


Essential Criteria:

  1. Education and Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in education, computer science, information technology, or a related field.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  2. Teaching Experience:
    • Proven experience of at least 2 years in teaching Microsoft Office skills, preferably in educational or training settings.
    • Demonstrated ability to design and deliver effective instructional materials and facilitate engaging learning experiences.
  3. Technical Expertise:
    • In-depth knowledge and expertise in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications, including advanced features, formatting options, and shortcuts.
    • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues, errors, and challenges related to Microsoft Office software usage.
  4. Communication Skills:
    • Clear and effective communication skills, both verbal and written, to explain concepts, demonstrate procedures, and provide instructions to students.
    • Ability to adapt teaching strategies and explanations to accommodate diverse learning styles and skill levels.
  5. Patience and Supportiveness:
    • Patience, empathy, and supportiveness in guiding students through the learning process, especially those who may struggle or encounter difficulties in mastering Microsoft Office skills.
    • Willingness to provide additional assistance, resources, and encouragement to help students build confidence and overcome challenges.
  6. Adaptability and Flexibility:
    • Adaptability to accommodate changes in technology, software updates, and instructional methodologies to ensure relevance and effectiveness in Microsoft Office instruction.
    • Flexibility to adjust teaching strategies, pacing, and content based on students’ needs, feedback, and progress.
  7. Passion for Technology and Education:
    • Passion for technology, digital literacy, and education, with a genuine interest in empowering students with essential skills for academic, professional, and personal success.
    • Dedication to ongoing professional development and staying abreast of advancements in Microsoft Office applications and educational technology tools.

These essential criteria outline the qualifications, skills, and attributes required for the successful candidate to fulfill the responsibilities of the Microsoft Office Teacher (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) role effectively.

How to Apply

To apply for the position of Director of Programs at our organization, please submit your CV to

Please note the following guidelines:

CVs should be in standard document format (e.g., Word or PDF). Submissions in the form of images, pictures, screenshots, or links will not be accepted.

Only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted for further consideration.

Applications received after the expiration date of the advertisement will not be considered.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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Published On: February 22nd, 2024 / Categories: Jobs /