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Center Supervisor

Job Description

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.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

End Results Expected

TIME SPENT

1- Facilitate project’s implementation

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

60%

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.

Education Operations:

  • 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

Development:

  • 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

15%

  • 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

20%

  • 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

5%

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

HEA responsibilities:

  • Be aware of the emergency procedures in a response and ensure that necessary preparedness measures have been implemented after coordination with Project manager

Other duties:

  • Attend and participate in weekly reporting and planning meetings to ensure adherence to standards of care, quality PSS and referrals, and reporting requirements are followed

  • Attend and participate in local and international training and capacity building events as needed

  • Attend and participate in spiritual nurture events and other organizational events

Total time spent

100%

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

  • Computer proficiency

  • 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.