Early Childhood Education Adviser (TIM 41582)

Closing Date: 19 August 2021

Category: Education & Training

The Organisation
UNICEF works in partnership with the Government of Timor-Leste, development partners and civil society to ensure the survival and development of children with specific focus on the poorest children to achieve global and national targets for child rights.  UNICEF is working alongside the Alola Foundation, a local NGO in Timor-Leste to implement the Community Pre-schools Initiative. The initiative is supported through a partnership with the New Zealand Government, UNICEF New Zealand, the Morgan Foundation and the H&M Foundation.

The Assignment
This is an e-volunteer assignment working from home. The successful applicant can be based  anywhere in New Zealand and must be able to commit to the assignment for a minimum of 5 hours per week. The purpose of this assignment is to support UNICEF and the Alola Foundation effectively implement the Community Preschools Initiative, enabling community preschool facilitators and parents to teach and support children in a child-friendly, play-based way that promotes holistic child development and critical thinking skills. 

The Volunteer
We are looking for a volunteer with:
  • Tertiary qualification, or significant experience working, in Early Childhood Education.
  • Demonstrable experience applying child-centred, play-based approaches in preschool environments.
  •  Strong facilitation and mentoring skills, including but not limited to training of teachers
  • Experience in working in a multi-cultural environment
Apply Now
To Apply for this position, please complete an application form on our website. For more information on this assignment email volunteer@vsa.org.nz