Save The Children Early Child Care and Development Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children Early Child Care and Development Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 199558

Category: Social Sciences and Community Location: Axum, Tigray
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Job Description

Internal / External Vacancy Announcement


Save the Children is an exciting and dynamic organization that follows a holistic approach to achieve more for children and use its resources in an efficient and sustainable way.

In every programming we aim to achieve results at scale, build partnership to influence others and increase our impact; look for innovate solutions to the problems children faces, campaign for better practice and ensure that Children’s voices are heard.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity.

We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.

Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development. If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.

Job Title

Early Child Care and Development Officer ( ECCD Officer )


SCI/TFO/ 006 /2019

Place of Work

Axum , Tigray


Sponsorship, Early Child Care and Development Core Program

Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the organization scale

No. of Positions


Length of Contract

One Year with Possibility of Extension

Role Purpose:

Holder of this position is responsible to technically support the effective implementation of the 0-3 Early Childhood Care and Development program with the special focus on parental education on early stimulation, supports the integration and coordination among sponsorship core programs, strategically lead community-based parenting session on early stimulation, supports partnership and networking with key partners and stakeholders, ensures that core program components are effectively utilized based on the Detail Implementation Plan(DIP), supports periodic program monitoring and evaluation, longitudinal study on CREDI, produces, shares and documents required program reports.

Reports to: Education Program Coordinator-Sponsorship

key Areas of Accountability

  • Participates in annual Detail Implementation Plan(DIP) development for activities identified for 0-3ECD program
    Coordinates effective implementation of parenting education(session) on early stimulation for 0-3 ECD program,
  • Identifies and engages key stakeholders and partners at different levels in the effective implementation of the 0-3 ECD program in the impact area.
  • In collaboration with key partners, regularly facilitates community-based parenting education on early stimulation.
  • Identifies doable platforms and maximizes efforts to mainstream the 0-3 ECD program implementation in to the platforms.
  • Adapts,
    contextualizes and organizes 0-3 ECD CASP modules, implementation strategies and training toolkits in accordance of the identified platforms and the impact area context.
  • Ensures that program budget is running per the DIP and identified activities are timely implemented.
  • Follows up with quality program implementation in collaboration with other program staff and MEAL Staff
  • Provides technical support during program evaluation, baseline and end line assessment and longitudinal study on CREDI
  • Actively engages in annual program review meetings, conferences, forums and advocacy contacts.
  • Frequently conducts visit arrangements to schools, community-based program implementation areas and centres.
  • Support the adaptation, testing and implementation innovative approaches and strategies with in ECCD program and also in sponsorship program.
  • Support sponsor visits and experience and knowledge sharing arrangements to be held in the impact are at different times.
  • Maintain strong networks, collaborations, partnerships with sponsorship program and operation staff, government offices, other local and INGO in the impact area for effective implementation of 0-3 ECD program.
  • Actively engages in community mobilization activities so as to increase communities sense of ownership and participation in the program and to ensure program sustainability.
  • Compiles and documents success stories and case studies from the program he/she supports.

  • Develops and shares periodic field reports, monthly, quarterly and annual reports as per the organization’s requirement.

  • Performs other related tasks as requested by the immediate supervisor

    Job Requirements


  • BA degree in Education, Psychology and Social Work, Sociology and related fields.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience and of which at least 1-year relevant Experience in NGOs preferably related to ECCD program,

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through until March 4, 2019

    a. A CV (not more than 3 pages)

    b. A cover letter (not more than one page)

    c. A one-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this.

    Please Do not submit copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.

    Please Make Sure You State the Code of the Vacancy on the Subject of Your Email. All applications should be received within 5 days of this advertisement.

    Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children. We undertake rigorous procedures during the recruitment process including background checks to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organisation and all candidates will therefore be subject to this scrutiny.

    In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.

    Women candidates are highly encouraged to this position.

    Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview.

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