Children’s Authority Vacancies Aug. 2020

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      Children's Authority Vacancies Aug. 2020

      Children’s Authority Vacancies Aug. 2020

      House Mother

      The Children’s Authority of Trinidad & Tobago


      Description

      The role of the House Mother involves administrative and household management of the Child Support Centre to ensure that systems and staff are in place to address the needs of the residents of the Centre.

       

      THE CHILDREN’S AUTHORITY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

      JOB DESCRIPTION

      HOUSE MOTHER – CHILD SUPPORT CENTRE

      ______________________________________________________________

      Job Title:                  House Mother, Child Support Centre

      Department:            Child Support Centre

      Section:                   Legal and Regulatory Services

      Reports to:              Team Lead

      Direct Reports:       Caregivers

      Indirect Reports:    NA

      ______________________________________________________________

      JOB SUMMARY

      The House Mother is responsible for providing support to improve the social and psychological well-being of children who have been deemed to be in imminent danger and have been received into care and placed temporarily at the Child Support Centre.  The role of the House Mother involves administrative and household management of the Child Support Centre to ensure that systems and staff are in place to address the needs of the residents of the Centre.

      All these services will be delivered in keeping with best practice, while respecting and promoting the rights of the child.

      All activities must be geared towards maintaining the highest levels of service to all internal and external stakeholders and clients, must be sensitive to children’s issues, and must conform to the guidelines and standards set by The Authority and to all legal, regulatory and statutory requirements.

      KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

      1. Supervises and coordinates inventory at the Child Support Centre with the assistance of the Caregivers and Children’s Services Assistant on a weekly basis.
      2. Monitors the use of resources (grocery, personal care items, clothing and so on) at the Centre, and supervises the requisition of items needed at the Centre.
      3. Develops weekly meal plans to ensure balanced and nutritious meals for residents at the Child Support Centre.
      4. Conducts frequent checks on all equipment, furniture and physical structures at the Child Support Centre and provides regular reports on same to the Team Lead.
      5. Develops rosters for all Caregivers, and monitors their attendance records.
      6. Oversees the coordination and emergency coverage of Caregivers; including receiving notifications of late-coming or absence, and coordinating the call-out of additional staff to fill positions on shifts.
      7. Supervises and coordinates the required physical preparations for the admission and discharge of children at the Centre (preparation of Welcome Package, clothing for children, meal preparation, assignment and preparation of bed space, laundry of children’s clothing and so on).
      8. Supervises, monitors and coordinates the basic medical management of children (dispensing of medication, basic assessment of children’s symptoms, and adherence to special dietary needs).
      9. Supervises and monitors the updating of Logs; such as the Caregivers’ Logs, Medical Log, Personal Effects Log, Medication Dispensation Log; and other Correspondence at the Centre.
      10. Supervises and monitors the maintenance of a safe, clean and comfortable living environment for the children.
      11. Supervises and monitors that children’s daily needs are met, and that they are properly supervised at all times during the shifts.
      12. Provides basic crisis interventions aimed at attending to critical psychosocial needs of the child.
      13. Performs other related duties

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

      • Associate Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Management or related discipline (asset).
      • Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education or any other related field.
      • Training and certifications in CPR and First Aid.
      • Experience in managing or running groups would be an asset.
      • Five (5) years’ work experience in a child care environment or a related field

      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

      • Basic knowledge of social intervention strategies
      • Basic knowledge of laws relating to the protection of children.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
      • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
      • Planning and organizational skills.
      • Team work skills.
      • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • Customer service orientation.
      • Demonstrable interest in children, their needs and rights.
      • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

      Interested persons are asked to adopt the following guidelines when submitting an application:

      • Kindly submit your Resume and Cover Letter in one (1) document in either a word or pdf file.
      • Applications are to be titled as the Candidate’s name, i.e. First Name and Last Name.
      • Hard copies of applications will not be accepted.
      • Please apply via one (1) advertising medium only.
      • Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

      Children’s Authority Vacancies Aug. 2020


      Children’s Authority Vacancies Aug. 2020

      Educator

      The Children’s Authority of Trinidad & Tobago


      Description

      The Educator is responsible for preparing specialised education plans as well as performing teaching duties for children at the Child Support Centres (CSC) of the Authority, in accordance with standards and practices of the teaching profession.

       

       

      THE CHILDREN’S AUTHORITY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

      JOB DESCRIPTION – TEACHER PRE-SCHOOL STD 2

      ________________________________________________________________

      Job Title:  Educator

      Department: Consultancy Position

      Section:  Legal and Regulatory Services

      Reports to:  Deputy Director, Legal & Regulatory Services

      Direct Reports:    NA

      Indirect Reports: NA

      ________________________________________________________________

       JOB SUMMARY

      The Educator is responsible for preparing specialised education plans as well as performing teaching duties for children at the Child Support Centres (CSC) of the Authority, in accordance with standards and practices of the teaching profession. The incumbent adapts general education lessons and teaches various CSEC subjects to residents who may have been exposed to trauma.

      All activities must be geared towards maintaining the highest levels of service to all internal and external stakeholders and clients, must be sensitive to children’s issues, must conform to the guidelines and standards set by the Authority and all legal, regulatory and statutory requirements.

      KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

      1. Administers screening assessments and conducts interviews with each resident, as well as reviews pertinent background information in order to obtain an estimate of each child’s ability and educational level.
      2. Develops and updates Individualised Education Programs (IEPs) for each resident.
      3. Monitors, evaluates and guides the educational progress of each resident.
      4. Develops and updates curricula in the various subject areas taught at schools, in accordance with the established national curricula in the subject areas and taking into consideration the educational levels of the children at the CSC.
      5. Develops and updates lesson plans to suit the needs of the residents at the CSC.
      6. Prepares relevant assignments and examinations for the various subjects, which are administered to the residents at the CSC.
      7. Delivers the academic material in the various subject areas to the children at the CSC, using varied and appropriate teaching methods.
      8. Conducts examination and SBA preparations for those residents who are eligible and registered for sitting examinations.
      9. Compiles an educational report with recommendations for educational continuity for each resident who was part of the educational programmes, upon their discharge from the CSC.
      10. Identifies residents with learning disabilities and ensures remedial guidance/actions are carried out to suit their needs.
      11. Maintains accurate records of educational services and activities provided to the residents at the CSC.
      12. Teaches residents by adapting and implementing appropriate instructional methods and techniques utilising available resources.
      13. Assists in developing an environment that provides and promotes opportunities for the residents to develop inter-relationships, self-discipline, routine and self-confidence.
      14. Prepares and helps residents to transition from one form to the next.
      15. Provides support for the educational needs of children at the CSC.
      16. Performs other related duties.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

      •  Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related filed from a recognized university.
      • Three (3) years’ experience as a teacher.

      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

      • Sound knowledge of teaching strategies, methods and resources.
      • Sound knowledge of the laws relevant to the protection and safety of children.
      • Strong psychosocial educational skills.
      • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills.
      • Strong planning and organizational skills.
      • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • Excellent presentation skills.
      • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain positive relationships.
      • Ability to work well under pressure.
      • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
      • Excellent customer service orientation.
      • Demonstrable interest in children’s issues

      Interested persons are asked to adopt the following guidelines when submitting an application:

      • Kindly submit your Resume and Cover Letter in one (1) document in either a word or pdf file.
      • Applications are to be titled as the Candidate’s name, i.e. First Name and Last Name.
      • Clearly identify the position applied for in the Cover Letter and Subject of the email.
      • Hard copies of applications will be accepted, however soft copies are preferred.
      • Please apply via one (1) advertising medium only.
      • Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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