2 O’ Level Early Child Development Care Giver Job Opportunities – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title: Early Child Development Care Givers (2
Job Opportunities)

Organisation:
Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Duty Station:
Uganda

About US:

Finn Church Aid
(FCA) is the largest Finnish international aid organization. We operate in 14
countries, where the needs are most dire. We work with the poorest people,
regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political
convictions. Our work is based on rights, which means that our operations are
guided by equality, non-discrimination and responsibility.

Job Summary:   The Early Child Development Care Giver will actively contribute to all efforts that
promote holistic development of all children enrolled at the centre through
preparation of age appropriate learning and play materials, planning and
facilitation of activities that timely respond to the ECD physical, social,
emotional and mental or cognitive developmental needs

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Mobilize and sensitize the community/parents
on ECD and ECCE services through community meetings/fora both at the Center and
in the community to get their buy-in, support and ownership.

·       Register children with all the relevant
details including any form of vulnerability as may be demanded for ECD services
at the Centre.

·       Prepare and Conduct age appropriate,
culturally meaningful/ accepted ECD relevant learning activities with children
using the common language easily understood by learners.

·       Select or make instructional resources and
materials for ECD bearing in mind the cultural connotation, gender, children
with disability and language.

·       Maintain and keep daily records of pupils’
attendance, records of children works at the ECD Centre. Ensure good hygiene,
monitor health and ensure immediate isolation who need extra care

·       Guide and counsel pupils and
parents/caregivers of the children including family visits for children with
specific needs/supports.

·       Coordinate with other ECD services providers
and resourceful members of the community to ensure integrated ECD service
delivery at the centre

·       Control pupils’ behaviour and learning
conditions in and out of ECD Center and making proper use of the all the
learning materials or tool kits that may be provided to promote children’s
learning.

·       Organize structured play activities at the
ECD Center to promote children’s growth and development.

·       Link up with children’s families to ensure
coordinated support to children both at the Centre and back home and promote
parents participation at the centre’s activities

·       Take good care of all ECD
materials/items/equipment and maintain the ECD Center in good and attractive
condition.

·       In case of an emergency such as sickness with
a child, fire outbreak or anything of emergency nature, quickly liaise with the
chairperson of the Center Management Committee or Camp Leadership to seek a
solution.

·       Working together with CMC in managing the ECD
centre through mobilization of the community and the parents to support the
various activities at the centre.

·       Strictly adhere to and uphold all the
professional code of conduct and relevant policies of the organisation (
Teachers code of conduct, FCA staff code of conduct, child protection and
safeguarding policies and any other)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       Completion of Ordinary level (UCE) or its equivalent
from relevant schools

·       Certificate in Community Child Care or ECD
from a recognised institution is essential

·       Demonstrated understanding and experience of
using ECD learning framework ( ECD curriculum)

·       Demonstrable abilities to develop Scheme of
work, Daily routine or Classroom lesson planning carrying out learner’s
assessment.

·       Demonstrated ability and experience in
learning material production for ECD learning.

·       Ability to clearly express/ communicate,
interpret and write in English

·       Knowledge of Kiswahili and any other local
language commonly spoken by children from DRC in Kyaka II refugee Settlement is
a MUST.

·       Willingness to work on Voluntary terms and
serve the DRC refugee community in providing ECD services to the refugee
children

·       Interested in supporting children of age 0-3
and 3-6 years old to develop well and their parents

·       Able to creatively use the surrounding environment
to stimulate and meet the children’s early childhood development needs at the
centre for example using local materials to produce learning Aids/ play
materials etc

·       Applicant should be interested to learn new
things

·       Should be able to work with less supervision
and willing to commit him/herself to FCA Supported ECD centre fully during the
working hours for ECD/CFS (Child Friendly Space) activities.

·       A person with no previous record of child
abuse.

·        A
letter of recommendation of good conduct from refugee leadership (Refugee
Welfare Councils) should be provided for refugee applicants and for none
refugee applicants, the same letter should be provided from Local Leaders (L.C
I)

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates 
please submit  academic
credentials, CV, Cover letter explaining their ability, skills and how your
previous experience and training is relevant to the position you are applying
for. Applications should be addressed to; The Area Manager, Finn Church Aid,
Kyaka II Field Office. Please mark the envelop with the position being applied
for. Submission of applications is by Hand-delivery to Finn Church Aid Kyaka II
Field office or designated areas of delivery

Only shortlisted
applicants who will be invited for interviews.

NB:

·       Women and PWDS are encouraged to apply.

·       Host and Refugee communities are encouraged
to apply

Deadline: Friday
12th June 2020

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