Child Development Coordinator – Child Protection (Kandy)

Responsibilities

  • Support the specialist and support the overall Child Protection related program in Child Action Lanka
  • Support Child Protection and Women-centered activities and programmes, psychological support programmes and other child protection-related activities across Child Action Lanka
  • Provide technical support to ensure high quality of programming and services, exceeding minimum competencies for staff and minimum standards for activities
  • Conduct and support ongoing monitoring of Protection activities, through frequent visits to projects and Child Development Centers, to ensure minimum standards for Protection and progress toward targets

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Child Protection and Rights or any relevant field
  • 2-3 years of experience working in the same capacity
  • Excellent command of English and computer literacy
  • Willingness to travel around the country

Child Development Coordinator – Health & Nutrition (Kandy)

Responsibilities

  • Provide key technical leadership and knowledge in the development, implementation, monitoring and learning of health and nutrition projects and programs
  • Ensure a high level of program quality and achievement of program objectives/results through effective monitoring, implementation, reporting, and learning
  • Plan and conduct nutritional assessments and surveys following the nationally approved survey protocol and feed assessment results into proposals.
  • Conducting research related to nutrition and health topics, such as food safety and preparation of meals that meet special dietary requirements

Qualifications

  • BSc in Health Promotion or any relevant field, Postgraduate qualifications will be an added advantage
  • 2-3 years of experience working in the same capacity
  • Excellent command of English and computer literacy
  • Willingness to travel around the country

Child Development Coordinator – Special Needs (Gampola)

Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of assessments and observations to determine the areas in which the student may need extra or modified educational services.
  • Assessment in academic performance, behaviour, social development, or physical health.
  • Develops an integrated plan for each child’s education by collaborating with the team, parents, psychologists, social workers, and other medical and head office staff.
  • provides ongoing or follow-up assessments continually tracks progress and makes modifications.
  • Develops, completes, and maintains all paperwork, reports and documentation mandated by local, and company guidelines, laws, and regulations.
  • Maintains knowledge of special education teaching methods, research, and best practices through professional development and study.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Education required or any relevant field.
  • Appropriate state license or certification required.
  • 2-3 years of experience working as a special education facilitator.
  • Excellent command of English and computer literacy
  • Willingness to travel more frequently

Child Development Coordinator – Colombo / Kilinochchi / Batticaloa

Responsibilities

  • Engage with programmes under Child Protection, Health & Nutrition, Education and sustainability and facilitate them at the respective Child Development Center
  • Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem while encouraging the children to interact with each other
  • Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum mainly focused on activity-based learning
  • Watch for signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring potential problems to the attention of parents or guardians and the respective Child Development Centre Head

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Community Development, International Development Studies, Psychology, Counselling, or any relevant field.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in an NGO, Child Development, or Community development.
  • Excellent command of English and computer literacy

Early Childhood Development Coordinator – Colombo / Batticaloa

Responsibilities

  • Engage with programmes under Child Protection, Health & Nutrition, Education and sustainability and facilitate them at the respective Child Development Center
  • Employ a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media etc.) to teach children focusing on their skill development
  • Organize activities so children can learn about the world, explore interests, and develop skills
  • Develop schedules, timetables, routines to ensure children have enough physical activity and rest

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education / Diploma or Higher Diploma in Pre School or Montessori
  • 2-3 years’ experience working in a Montessori/ Pre School
  • Excellent command of English and computer literacy

All above are full-time positions and are available on fixed-term contracts which require working from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. Canvassing will disqualify your application.

If interested email your cv to careers@childactionlanka.org indicating the position interested in the subject line.

Manager Human Resources & Administration,
No: 06,
Power Station Road,
Kandy,
Sri Lanka.

Email: careers@childactionlanka.org

Web: www.childactionlanka.org

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