ECCD ( Early child Card Development )Assistant

Bachelor's Degree   Sar-e-pul, Afghanistan Full Time 388
Date Posted:May 15, 2019
Reference:19-115
Closing Date:May 22, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Female
Functional Area:Education
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

•            No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

•            All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

•            Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

SCI - Afghanistan

 Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers

Job Summary:

ROLE PURPOSE:


Assist ECCD Project officers in effective community mobilization for program implementation in the province. She/he is responsible to supervise the work of ECCD teachers/mentors, and or facilitators, to work closely with district government authorities, local Shuras (Supporting committee, PTAs, ECCD Volunteers, ECCD committees, ECCD Teachers etc), and ensure that the program work plan is implemented in high quality standard, and on best interest of children.

Skills Required:

Facilitating Group Discussions

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Desireable:

1.   Understanding, reading and writing English is preferred 

2.   Good communication and inter personal relation skills

3.   Good working skills on computer (Microsoft Office) is preferred 

4.   Understanding of Community Development 

5.   Able to travel inside Afghanistan/Faryab and related districts, outside of the duty station as and when required 

6.   Internal Office Teamwork and Flexibility and Problem Solving Skill

Duties & Responsibilities:

 Key Accountabilities, Core Responsibilities and duties:


1. Responsible to organize, motivate and mobilize target communities for high quality standard program implementation.

2. Develop and implement all community mobilization activities, and make sure that the community level stakeholders actively participate in the process of project cycles management.

3. Assist ECCD officers in community mobilization, beneficiary’s selection and project implementation in the targeted districts. 

4. Collaborate with trainers and M&E officer in data collection process, organizing training workshops, identification of trainings venues/trainees and etc.

5. Support the M&E officer in conducting base line, midterm review or audit, project-end participatory community assessments and evaluation in project coverage area.

6. Work closely with ECCD Volunteers, Supporting committee, PTAs, ECCD teachers/mentors or facilitators, and the District Education Department (DED) for quality program implementation. 

7. Deliver the program weekly, monthly and quarterly work plan in high quality standard and provide the work progress report to the ECCD officers.

8. Supervise the work of ECCD teachers, mentors, and facilitators and assist them in the delivery of program work plan.


BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


Accountability:

·        holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

·        holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

Ambition:

·        sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same

·        widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

·        future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

Collaboration:

·        builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

·        values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

·        approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

·        develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

·        willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

·        honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Sar-e-Pul

Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

1. Education: University/Bachelor Degree is preferred   

2. Work Experience: - Total Work Experience: Four Years - Sector Experience: At least two years of work experience in community mobilization and conducting trainings

-         


Desireable:

1.   Understanding, reading and writing English is preferred 

2.   Good communication and inter personal relation skills

3.   Good working skills on computer (Microsoft Office) is preferred 

4.   Understanding of Community Development 

5.   Able to travel inside Afghanistan/Faryab and related districts, outside of the duty station as and when required 

6.   Internal Office Teamwork and Flexibility and Problem Solving Skill

Job Keywords:

ECCD ( Early child Card Development )Assistant
This job is expired

Attachments:

SCI Application form.docx