PRESCHOOL CHILD FACILITATOR
Closing Date for submission of interest: 05 July 2018
The DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL (DRC) Mission in Serbia has opened the recruitment process for the national posts of "Child Facilitator" within the framework of the UNICEF funded project "Child friendly spaces – support to refugee children". The main objective of the project is: Psycho-social support, emergency supplies and access to protection and information rights to refugee children and their families provided through child friendly space.
Position Title: Preschool Child Facilitator.
Duration: 3 months
Duty Station: Asylum Center Krnjaca.
Qualification and skills:
- Facilitate workshops for children, with special focus on children of preschool age;
- Assists with developing plans, implementation, and evaluation of activities for preschool children including measuring effects related to increasing awareness, knowledge and skill competency;
- Assists with transition of preschool children to formal education if needed;
- Assists with on-going review and assessment of preschool program to determine effectiveness and continuing education needs;
- Planning per-school social/recreational activities that enhance children’s developmental skills;
- PEstablish contacts with families in order to inform them about all existing planned activities in the Child Friendly Space, as well as contribution and benefits that CFS could provide to children and mothers;
- Providing opportunities for children ages 2-6 years to engage in CFS play activities;
- Implementing safety standards in children's activities and child monitoring;
- Conduct a daily visual assessment of the children and ensure a variety of structured games and activities within the Child Friendly Space, catering to the needs of children of different ages, genders and abilities;
- Ensure that children feel comfortable, safe and respected;
- Liaise with parents and the community regularly to keep them informed of any developments or problems within the Child Friendly Space and surrounding areas;
- Submitting a written and statistic reports to the project coordinator on a daily basis.
- Bachelor degree in Education, Pedagogy, Psychology or similar;
- Professionally understand (read and write) English;
- The ability to provide safe and effective child development activities;
- Good knowledge of child protection and GBV and PSS basic principles;
- Culture, gender, age sensitivity;
- Computer literate, including Microsoft Word and Excel;
- Ability to work flexible working hours.
- At least 1 to 2 years' professional experience in working with children;
- Proven experience in non-formal education desired and preferred but not mandatory.
Method of application: All applicants are strongly encouraged to send their electronic format applications to firstname.lastname@example.org with the vacancy number clearly indicated in the subject heading and well before the deadline stated below. Interested applicants are required to provide both a CV and one page motivation letter in English, including at least two contacts for references. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
"DRC recognizes the personal dignity and rights of children, towards whom it has a special responsibility and a duty of care and respect. This role falls under DRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy, which can be found at DRC.DK. As this role includes regular contact with children, the successful candidate will be asked to provide a criminal record check issued by an official law enforcement body."