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Save the Children

The Opportunity – Babysitter/Teacher

Post location: Field Office in Gaza – Rafah

Contract Duration and Level of Effort: 3 months with possibility for extension


This position is responsible to look after newborns, infants, toddlers and young children while their parents or caregivers are away, especially national staff working from the office in Gaza FO to facilitate staff to complete their duties and responsibilities while their children are taken care of. Position holder will uphold SCI’s Safeguarding policies with utmost importance while adhering to hygiene, safety & security rules and regulations.


Reports to: Admin Assistant



  • Keeping the newborns, infants, toddlers and young children safe, keeping contact numbers at hand, alerting the parents immediately if there are any issues, then documenting any incident
  • Responding to injuries, emergencies and recognising situations where parents should be contacted versus when immediately report any incidents
  • Accompanying children at all times within the SCI premises and/or any activities, events where applicable
  • Preparing food, providing snacks, assisting with eating, monitoring sleep and taking care of hygiene, as instructed by parents
  • Selecting fun activities and entertainment such as games, reading and other activities, helping the children with learning and projects
  • Supervising children’s playtimes
  • Cleaning and organising around the SCI premises.


  • Prepare teaching materials, organise displays
  • Plan and teach lessons and work with small groups of students
  • follow safeguarding procedures and work with education psychologists and social workers where necessary and applicable
  • Creatively invent games, activities, provide motivation and encouragement for children’s wellbeing and learning
  • Inform parents and caregivers about their children’s progress

Any adhoc duties assigned by the immediate line manager.

In order to be successful, you will bring/have:


  • Certificate of education and/or Education Literacy
  • Previous experience in this or equivalent post
  • A university course/an apprenticeship/previous experience
  • In-depth knowledge of childcare, practical childcare skills and childhood education
  • Ability to continually observe, ignore distractions, immediately recognise needs and problems and maintain a good temperament without getting angry
  • Behaviour management strategies, ability to deal with tantrums, provide conflict resolution and use consistent discipline
  • Communications, relationship building and problem-solving
  • Creativity, invent games, activities, able to provide motivation and encouragement



  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills in Arabic
  • Patience, empathy, and nurture
  • Attention to detail, organisational skills and discretion with confidential information
  • Ability to work independently and proactively.
  • Proven ability to handle challenging workload.


  • English proficiency

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector**. This role is offered on the basis of** national terms and conditions. Application will be reviewed and selected on a rolling basis.

Save the Children promotes a diverse and inclusive work environment, women and people with different abilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Organisation

Save the Children works in development and humanitarian contexts with children and partners to help families, communities, and governments identify and use innovations to ensure all children survive, learn and are protected.

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

How to apply

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found [at https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/5981/?utm_medium=jobshare](https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/5981/?utm_medium=jobshare](https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/5981/?utm_medium=jobshare))

If you’re unable to apply through the website, please submit your full application through email [email protected] , or WhatsApp number:+970592973634 reflecting the position name you’re applying to.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Deadline: 9 Feb 2024

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