Animators (x 2). Keyfoun, Aley District

Animators (x 2). Keyfoun, Aley District
Deadline for applications: Friday, June 30, 2017
Location: Keyfoun Community Center_ Aley District (Mount Lebanon)
Working area: Aley District (Mount Lebanon)
Job Description

Intro: TDH- IT is implementing an EU- funded (‘Madad Fund’) education project, ‘Back to the Future’ in consortium with AVSI (lead agency) and War Child Holland. The consortium will support formal and non-formal activities for vulnerable preschool and school aged boys and girls (over 3 years old) in Lebanon and Jordan. Activities include; Basic Literacy and Numeracy classes, remedial classes, foreign language classes (French, English), homework support and recreational activities.


Terre des Hommes Italy (TDH- IT) is recruiting 2 x Animators to work for the consortium in the Barja Community Center in Keyfoun, Aley District to support the implementation of the ‘Back to the Future’ project, aimed at building the resilience of Syrian Refugees and affected host populations through educational and recreational activities.


Job Purpose:

With an anticipated start date of 10th July 2017, TDH IT is seeking a 2 x Animators to develop, deliver and monitor outdoor/indoor recreational and educational activities to children aged between 3 – 16 years of age:

  1. Early Childhood Education classes;
  2. Basic Literacy and Numeracy classes;
  3. Remedial classes;
  4. Foreign Language Courses (French Language)- beginner to intermediate levels;
  5. Recreational activities.



Key Responsibilities

  • To design and carry out recreational and Child Protection activities targeting children with a high- risk level of vulnerability.
  • To replace teachers when absent.
  • Support the Outreach Worker with child registration and data entry on children’s activity attendance.
  • Support the children to embark/disembark buses that are transporting them to the center.
  • To develop a detailed monthly activity plan, indicating specifically the aim and the objectives of the activities and to closely monitor results achieved with the beneficiaries of the age groups mention above.
  • To report on a weekly basis daily to the Center Coordinator on the activities conducted.
  • To ensure that the beneficiaries have the possibility to participate in designing the activity, in order to express themselves and to be heard.
  • To ensure that the beneficiaries are all involved in the activity and that there is possibility for boys and girls to work both together and in gender based groups.
  • Dealing with difficult behaviours (conflict, aggressiveness, introversion) of children.
  • To monitor the child’s progresses, and to identify children in need and refer special cases to the social worker as soon as identified.
  • To participate in the trainings provided by TDH IT or consortium partners.
  • To participate in the weekly coordination meetings.
  • To comply with the TDH IT Code of Conduct.




Experience required:


High school Diploma. University Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Communication or related field preferred.

Experience and competencies:




  • At least 1 year of experience with NGOs in community based work;
  • Experience in psychosocial support/recreational activities;
  • Strong understanding of refugee issues in the current Lebanese context;
  • Experience in community mobilization in deprived communities;
  • Excellent communications skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues and ability to work with refugee and host community populations;
  • Positive, respectful attitude and collaborative approach to problem solving;
  • Dynamic leader with creative problem solving skills, particularly in challenging situations;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail; ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently as well as cooperatively with team members;
  • Capacity to work in team and flexibility to take on new tasks;
  • Computer Literacy.
Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education: University Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Communication or related field preferred.
Arabic: Fluent English: Good French:
Period: The expected start date of the contract will 10th July 2017, with a three- month probation period. The contract will be in place until 31st December 2017 (renewable upon available funds).
Salary: In line with TDH IT’s salary scale and candidates experience
Submission guidelines: Only shortlisted applications will be contacted and invited to an official interview. Please send your Curriculum Vitae (maximum three pages) to: Please, specify in the subject of the email: name_surname_position
Cover letter required? No
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