Child Care Overseer Job Opportunities – National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Job Title:      Child
Care Overseer

Organization: National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Human
Resource Administration Manager

About US:

The National Social
Security Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated to provide social security to
its members as prescribed by law under CAP 222 (Laws of Uganda) through
efficient management of members’ contributions. The NSSF asset base is
currently over Ugx. 9.8  trillion, making the Fund one of the largest
players in Uganda’s economy.

Job Summary:  The Child Care Overseer is responsible for
effecting the day to day running of the crèche by organising and implementing a
stimulating and varied programme of activities for children aged two years and
below within a group setting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure the overall safety and wellbeing of the children.
  • Provide a caring, stimulating environment for the children.
  • Ensure a high standard of hygiene on the premises.
  • Keep the parents and supervisors up-to-date on the condition of the
  • Resolve operational issues of a minor nature.
  • Ensure that rooms are prepared and set out in readiness for the day.
  • Keep strictly confidential any personal information and records
    regarding the children, their parents and others.
  • Ensuring the proper maintenance of crèche equipment and resources.
  • Ensure sterilization of toys and play areas so that children are
    safe, engaging and in a clean environment.
  • Clean and wash children when necessary
  • Ensure that all policies governing the crèche are adhered to.
  • Fully take part in all activities.
  • Advise the supervisor of any matter requiring their attention.
  • Attend meetings pertinent to Crèche operations.
  • Assisting in budgeting for Crèche operations and activities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should have professional training in early childhood
    handling. Training in early childhood care.
  • Three years of experience looking after young children in a
    pre-school day care, crèche, orphanage, babies’ home or related childcare
  • IT skills (MS Word/Excel)
  • Supervisory skills;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to make decisions promptly and proactively
  • Good knowledge and experience in child care environment and
    regulatory framework
  • Organizational skills
  • Oral communication
  • Written communication
  • Friendly, caring and flexible
  • Good listening skills, have patience, understanding and
    non-judgmental attitude
  • Creativity
  • Passion for looking after children
  • Treatment of people in a courteous and respectful way

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications enclosing
detailed curriculum vitae giving three references, copies of academic and
professional certificates, postal address and daytime telephone contact to: For the attention of; The Head of Human Resources &
Administration National Social Security Fund

Deadline: 9th August 2019 by 5:00pm

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