MOTHER & TODDLER SPACE FACILITATOR

Submit until: 12/09/2022
Location: Thessaloniki Integration Learning Center

Starting Date: ASAP

Status:  Part-Time

Child Safeguarding Policy: Level 3 – The job holder will have regular contact with children

Position Summary:

The Μ&Τ Facilitator provides educational activities and creatively engages toddlers (0-2 years old) during the M&T Integration Course.  M&T stands for «Mothers and Toddlers» and is a class that derives from the need to include beneficiaries of the HELIOS program unable to attend language classes due to their children’s age and needs. The basic goal of the program is to ensure the learning of the Greek language to the mothers whilst caregiving for the toddlers. As both activities take place in the same space, the M&T facilitator should encourage interaction between Mothers and Toddlers and design activities harmonized with the developmental stage of the specific age group.

Generic responsibilities

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure a safe and child-friendly atmosphere for the toddlers, who visit ILC with their parents
  • Ensure a variety of games and activities within the classroom, catering to the needs of children aged between 0 and 2 years and respecting their gender, abilities, and cultural background.
  • 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 M&T Space and surrounding areas
  • Screen for and monitor protection needs and gaps in and around the Child-Friendly Space
  • Ensure that recreational activities are consistent with program guidelines
  • Perform administrative procedures related to the activities in the M&T
  • Reporting of activities, observations, and feedback from the beneficiaries.
  • Other tasks as requested by her/his line manager

 

Qualifications

  • Degree/Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Infant Care, or relevant field
  • Working experience with toddlers (aged between 0-2) and children 5-12
  • Fluency in Greek and English. Knowledge of Arabic/Farsi will be highly appreciated
  • Basic IT skills
  • Good communication and facilitation skills
  • Cross-cultural awareness and flexibility
  • Experience with migrant/refugee children/toddlers will be an asset

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to

thes-recruitment@solidaritynow.org mentioning in the email subject Mother-Toddler Space Facilitator Part-Time_ ILC Thessaloniki.

SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Recruitment processes reflect SN’s commitment to keeping children safe from harm and abuse. Employment is subject to SN Child protection standards, including background checks and adherence to SN Child Safeguarding Policy.

Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified. Interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and motivation letter) not later than by September 12th, 2022.

Only short-listed candidates will receive a written reply.


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