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Teacher Assistant - ECE

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Assisting the teachers by using professional social skills to achieve the objectives of the Early Childhood Education Project, and to seek the optimal solutions for each child in the project.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

40%

  1. Facilitate Project Implementation

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

  • Register and enroll children in ECE Classes.

  • Work directly with children in a community center through carrying out ECE activities.

  • Facilitate activities with children and encourage the participation of all children.

  • Ensure activities run in a timely manner to ensure the successful implementation of the project.

  • Ensure that all children are involved in the activity and that there is possibility for boys and girls to work both together and in gender-based group.

  • Deal with difficult behaviors (conflict, aggressiveness, introversion) and understand the reason behind the behavior to communicate positively with the situation.

  • Ensure that Children under her/his responsibility are not exposed to any form of Harm or stress during the activities

  • Support the ECE Teachers in organizing social cohesion events at the end of each Cycle

  • Liaise with the ECE teacher and the Project Coordinator on regular basis regarding the implementation of PSS classes

  • Report items needing purchase, repair or replacement and submit request for Project Coordinator.

  • Be responsible for the proper use and basic maintenance of the ECE material and the facility.

  • Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary

  • Organize with the support of the Project Coordinator and the teacher cyclic meetings for parents of children attending ECE activities.

30%

II- Ensure children’s safety and protection

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

  • 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 project coordinator.

  • Identify safety issues and follow-up with the center supervisor on the safety and security of the chosen locations

  • Inform the project coordinator 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.

25 %

III- Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline

  • 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, evaluation documents… are in place.

  • Fill and archive specific forms for referrals and weekly reporting, ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.

  • Support the project team in the development of different project reports.

5%

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

HEA responsibilities:

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

Other duties:

Attend and participate in weekly reporting and planning meetings to ensure adherence to standards of care, 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

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor degree in a social development related field, (kindergarten, psychology, sociology, social sciences/humanities, specialized education or social animation)

  • One year work experience in implementing recreational activities, psychosocial activities with children

  • Capable of dealing with children who have experienced war distress (education in emergency preferable

  • 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

  • Driving license holder

  • 80% field work and 20% 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.