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Early Childhood Development Facilitator

Lebanon (Lebanon)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Lebanon (Lebanon)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req7540

Job Title: Early Childhood Development Facilitator

Sector: Youth Services

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Tripoli, Lebanon

Job Description

The ECD facilitator will be facilitating the delivery of the low-contact ECD content to children aged 3 to 8, at the IRC Livelihood Center in Tripoli, that is part of IRC Economic Recovery and Development sector. The ECD facilitator will also perform other associated duties as assigned by the ECD Assistant, thereby providing a safe, secure, stimulating environment in which each child achieves his or her full potential.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the high quality of the delivery of the child-facing low-contact ECD content.
  • Ensure full supervision of the children from the moment they arrive until they leave.
  • Responsible for keeping track of children’s attendance.
  • Ensure that children feel comfortable, safe and respected.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the children’s progress and welfare.
  • Maintain a well-organized child-friendly safe environment for the children, with readily accessible resources
  • Encourage caregivers’ involvement and act as the liaison between them and the ECD Assistant.
  • Demonstrate and encourage inclusive work practices.
  • Oversee the use and secure storage of all resources and equipment every day, and report any damage of the space or the equipment to the ECD Assistant.
  • Ensure all games and equipment are accounted for every day.
  • Attend meetings and trainings as directed by the ECD Assistant.
  • Perform any other relevant task as directed by the ECD Assistant.

Key Working Relationships:

Position directly reports to: ECD Assistant in Tripoli.


  • Good understanding of the ECD context, including nurturing care, child-centered approaches, inclusive and active learning methods, and willingness to continuously update his/her skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Demonstrated understanding of child safeguarding policies
  • Interpersonal qualities: team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well, work well in a cross-cultural setting, positive role model and demonstrate conflict-solving behaviors.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic.
  • Basic written and spoken English.
  • Commitment to and understanding of the International Rescue Committee’s standards, aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches.


  • Prior experience supervising and interacting with children between the ages of 0 and 8
  • Experience working at community level
  • Prior experience in a similar position with a local or international NGO
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Working Environment:  

The position is based in the IRC Livelihoods Center in Tripoli.


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