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Project Officer - Early Childhood Education

9868-12N32066
Akkar
01-Jul-18

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of this position is to supervise ECE staff in the center as applicable to oversee the implementation of the activities while ensuring that quality and standards are applicable and to ensure that meaningful program information from internal and external sources are collected and centralized in a timely manner within WV Lebanon to support decision making, evidence generation and stronger positioning of WV Lebanon .

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

Description

55%

Class and staff monitoring

  • Monitor time attendance and leave request of teachers 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.

  • Provide appropriate feedback and support to enhance job performance

  • Submit regular weekly report summarizing the updates in the centre.

  • Submit all reports in a timely manner. Follow through on insufficient progress on performance standard compliance.

  • Monitor children's attendance, observe classrooms, provide direct feedback and guidance for the staff

  • Weekly check up on missing supplies and items;

  • Identify children requiring case management and ensure referral to Project Coordinator;

  • Collecting and completing children's data and following up with those who are absent, including data entry.

  • Ensure all project means of verifications including registration sheets, attendance sheets, evaluation documents are stored and filed that fits donor requirement.

  • Participate in program planning by offering suggestions for improvements, engaging in discussions, planning and implementing new direction.

  • Support the Project Coordinator in the preparation of the payment order for the casual workers on monthly basis.

  • Submit all receipts and purchasing documentation to the project coordinator.

15%

Ensure children’s safety and protection

  • 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.

  • 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%

Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

  • Work and maintain data entry templates/forms and master beneficiary list.

  • Assist in the development of the beneficiary counting and make sure data is captured on a monthly basis.

  • Assist in the closing of files by ensuring that all child development information is complete and organized according to the file checklist.

  • Identify and attend meetings, conferences, and trainings which relate to job description and promote professional development.

  • Supervise ECE caregivers in administering all Ages and stages Questionnaires (ASQ) and CLM and agreed upon child monitoring tools at the beginning and the end of each cycle.

  • Enter all project related MOV into the system..

5%

Other duties:

  • Security management responsibilities:

    1. Responsible for the security of project staff, ensuring that staff abides by WVL security procedures and policies. Report any security breaches as necessary.

    2. Participate in personal safety training as required

  • Undertake any other duties as shall be delegated by the supervisor.

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)

  • 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

  • At least one year work experience in implementing educational, recreational activities, psychosocial activities with children or equivalent

  • Driving license holder

  • 75% field work (center) and 25% office work.

  • Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.