Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Education & Instruction
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 20,2022
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Early Childhood Education Assistant

    Vakgebied: Klassenassistent (primair)
    Startdatum: Per direct
    FTE: 1.0
    Type onderwijs:

    Functie omschrijving:
    VSO is the world's leading independent international development organization that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

    Role overview

    Working from home and at project location - In this role, you will spend some time providing part-time remote support (e.g. from your home) to VSO projects or partners, and alsoa set period working full-time in the projectlocation and/or VSO office.This position will ensure all types of technical support to ensure successful implementation of Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) through Mobile Learning Centre in Rohyinga Refugee Camp, Coxs Bazar. The specialist will ensure all sorts of technical support to develop contextualize ECCD curriculum; ensure child-friendly learning environment; capacity building of mother/sister/aunt/ community youth volunteers through MESH guide.The ECCD specialist will lead the process of showcasing ECCD Mobile Learning Centre as one of the best innovations considering extreme constraint of open space at Rohyinga camp through mothers and sisters approached. Therefore he/she will develop different modules on ECCD capacity building for different types. Different organizations already started/going to start their intervention for early childhood development, and this position will focus to exchange learnings among different organizations. The EiE cluster and different institutions of Bangladesh Government are well functioning at Coxs Bazar, and this position will liaison with all forums/platforms to highlight VSOBs inputs for ECCD during Rohyinga crisis at Coxs Bazar.

    Skills, qualifications and experience

    Required work experience/skills:
    • Minimum MA/BA in Early Childhood Education Development.
    • Minimum of 8 years of work experience in early childhood education
    • Experience of course design and education program development
    • Practical knowledge of inclusive education strategies
    • Experience of designing and facilitating training workshops
    • Experience of working and living in developing countries, preferably in Southeast Asia
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including presentation and training skills to majority non-English speaking audiences
    • Excellent written and spoken English

    Personal Qualities

    This individual should be:
    • A self-starter who learns quickly and works well in a team environment with minimal supervision, gaining staff trust and confidence so that outcomes can be achieved together
    • Adaptable: this is key to living and working in Myanmar. At the personal level, the volunteer will have to make major adjustments simply to live and work in a different culture and environment. Volunteers need to demonstrate and practice patience and cultural sensitivity. This involves being non-judgmental and accepting of various religious and cultural traditions
    • Resourceful and flexible


    As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.


    VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

    Omschrijving organisatie:
    VSO stimuleert duurzame ontwikkelingssamenwerking. Samen zorgen we voor betere gezondheid, toegankelijk onderwijs n helpen we mensen aan werk en inkomen op die plekken op de wereld waar dat het hardst nodig is. We doen dat op aanvraag van landen in Afrika en Azi. Vakdeskundigen werken gedurende langere tijd samen met lokale collegas en delen hun kennis en vaardigheden. Tegen een lokaal salaris omdat gelijkwaardigheid essentieel is om vooruitgang te boeken. Ons doel: de weerbaarheid van gemeenschappen vergroten en een blijvende verandering ontketenen.
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