The SHLS Facilitator will be responsible for leading guided activities for children and youth enrolled in the SHLS, SEL, literacy, numeracy and other administrative activities.
- Use child-cantered in their approaches, share life-saving information and provide a safe environment for playing, socializing and learning according to established schedules and routines.
- Keep accurate records of children/youth daily attendance.
Who this position reports to:
The SHLS Facilitators will report to the SHLS Leader. Facilitators will also receive support, supervision and advice from the IRC Officers and Managers.
- Attend trainings organized by the IRC
- Adhere to the Code of Conduct every day – in SHLS and in community
- Come to the SHLS every day prepared to engage in positive way with children
- Take children’s attendance for each session
- Lead activities and deliver lesson plans based on the SHLS schedule
- Observe children with special needs and ensure they are well integrated into the activities and if needed refer them to relevant services
- Answer questions from community members and parents about what activities are taking place in the SHLS
- Attend special information sessions planned for community members and parents
- Help in setting schedules for daily/weekly activities for children/youth
- Ensure that all children and youth are safe from harm
- Refer identified and suspected child protection cases to SHLS Leader
- Report supply/material needs to the SHLS Leader
- Support M&E activities as requested to support quality programming
- All SHLS Facilitators are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
Qualifications & Preferred Skills
- Ability to read and write in Arabic and Kurdish language(s) – while ability to speak, read and write in English will be added value.
- Some experience in teaching or assisting children
- Well respected and nominated by the community (though final selection will be done by the IRC)
- Preference will be given to IDPs and living inside the camp. However in case of non-availability within the camp then applicants from the adjacent host communities would also be considered.
The Facilitator is expected to be present at the SHLS 05 hours daily and 06 days in a week.
Travel and other requirements: Facilitators will be based in respective camp and they would not travel regularly outside the camp, however official transportation will be provided in case of trainings or other activity outside the camp
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.