PURPOSE OF POSITION:
We are seeking a very dynamic and well-organized person to supervisor ECE and PSS staff in the centres/schools as applicable. WV is currently adjusting its approach, thus the programming will mainly be focused on Early Childhood Education, Psychosocial support (in some centres), in addition to some youth activities. Depending on the sites, some will have all 3 components, while others will only have ECE. This will very much depend on the funding and on the agreement made with the centre or school. We will be looking at growing these programming further while relying on the support of the centre supervisors.
ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION
End Results Expected
1- Facilitate project’s implementation
Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan
Monitoring & Supervision
Monitor time, attendance and leave request for completeness and accuracy of supervised employees. Confer with staff as needed, regarding regular and punctual attendance.
Establish and maintain work schedules that meet program goals and objectives
Recognize and share teacher’s accomplishments and foster positive staff morale. Provide appropriate feedback and support to enhance job performance.
Communicate emerging educational and CP issues to the project coordinator on an ongoing basis, and submit regular monitoring report summarizing the updates in the centre.
Submit all reports in a timely manner. Follow through on insufficient progress on performance standard compliance.
Assure quality educational and child protection services by regularly observing classrooms, providing feedback, providing early childhood education and psychosocial resources information and guidance to staff.
Document activities. : Provide teachers with educational resources; helping teacher’s problem solve and develop strategies that help children improve their learning outcomes.
Provide ongoing support for improving the educational programming ensuring that all implementation practices are developmentally appropriate.
Support teachers in the collection and input of child outcomes data three times a year. Work with Director of Child Development to analyse reports and plan for program improvement based on outcomes data.
Communicate effectively by checking in with teachers on a daily basis to troubleshoot and evaluate needs, facilitate centre education staff meetings, provide written materials
Work with the Project Coordinator in developing partnerships with local community organizations/agencies who can further the educational opportunities of the children.
Find substitutes for classrooms to maintain required ratios at all times. Substitute in the classroom if other subs cannot be found.
Support teachers in the implementation of developmental screenings, home visits and conferences
Participate in program planning by offering suggestions for improvements, engaging in discussions, planning and implementing new directions.
Identify needed materials, equipment and supplies to enable staff to complete their job responsibilities.
Submit all receipts and purchasing documentation to the project coordinator
Develop professional development plans for site staff and monitor progress.
Assist staff in the identification of resources to support professional development needs, including information, training, activities, community resources, etc.
Regularly observe in classrooms, review children’s files and team with teachers to assess and support curriculum implementation. Assist in supervising and training classroom substitutes and volunteers
Review and monitor weekly lesson plans in advance of implementation and provide feedback.
II- Ensure children’s safety and protection
Children attending the activities are protected and safe
Work in compliance with and respect of the principles of Child Protection and confidentiality, working with refugee and host communities with sensitivity
Identify key protection threats affecting the children and raise them to the centre supervisor.
Identify safety issues and follow-up with the centre supervisor on the safety and security of the chosen locations
Inform the Center Supervisor about any health issues that could arise among children
Identify children requiring case management and ensure safe referral to case management agencies or service providers.
III- Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing
Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline
Assist in the closing of files by ensuring that all child development information is complete and organized according to the file checklist.
Attend all meetings as required, both individual and group. Identify and attend meetings, conferences, and trainings which relate to job description and promote professional development.
Collect data on the activities organized and ensure that all the relevant forms are duly filled
Ensure all project means of verifications (MOV) including registration sheets, attendance sheets, SDQs, evaluation documents… are in place.
Support the PSS and ECE caregivers in administering Ages and stages Questionnaires (ASQ) and School readiness test (SRT) at the beginning and the end of each cycle
Enter all project related MOV into the system.
4- Perform other duties as required
Safety and Security responsibilities
Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture
Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager
Total time spent
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor degree in early childhood education or advanced degree in any field related to social development related field, (kindergarten studies, psychology, sociology, specialized education or social animation)
At least one year work experience in implementing educational, recreational activities, psychosocial activities with children
Capable of dealing with children who have experienced war distress (education in emergency preferable
Knowledge on Child Protection and Psychosocial Support Programs
Excellent organization and time management skills
Ability to work flexible schedule,
Good interpersonal skills and ability to create and work as a team.
Creative and able to come up, embrace and coordinate innovative thinking, and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
Knowledge of English
Driving license holder
75% field work (centre) and 25% Office work.
Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.
Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.