Monday, September 22, 2008

Jobs at Living Fountain Orphanage

Living Fountain Orphanage is a recently opened modern orphanage with a vision of providing succor for abandoned orphans and children.

Located at Victoria Island/Oniru, Lagos, we have blossomed since inception and need qualified staff to take us to the next level.

Vacancies exist for an Administrator, Preschool Teacher and Receptionist.

Administrator

Candidates must hold minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and possess at least 5 additional years of experience in Childcare. Must be well presented and possess managerial capabilities

Responsibilities

* Day to day administration of the orphanage.
* Supervision of the caregivers and other workers to ensure quality of care is maintained.
* Enforces the strict code of conduct of the orphanage.
* Supervision of the different sections and departments.
* Attending to partners and visitors
* Organizing outings and staging events
* Liaising with social workers and relevant authorities
* Weekend work & long hours is usual and expected.

Requisite Skills

* Innovative and able to “think out of the box”
* Must be firm and able to exact discipline
* Has genuine flair for children and social work
* Must have good diplomatic and people management skills.

Preschool Teachers

Candidates must hold minimum of B.Ed or NCE and have minimum of two years teaching experience in a leading nursery or preschool. Experience in the Montessori teaching method, multi – national curricula and the use of modern teaching aids is an added advantage. Candidates must be warm, friendly and courteous and have a good command of English language and proper phonetics.

Responsibilities

* Teaching preschool children on a daily basis and organizing extra curricular activities.
* Keep good records of children’s emotional and cognitive development.
* Prepare for and conduct assessment of the children’s progress.
* Prepare good lesson plans and notes.
* Supervising caregivers attached to their class to ensure children are well cared for.

Requisite Skills

* Innovative and able to “think out of the box”
* Should be outgoing and multi – talented.
* Has genuine flair for children and social work
* Must have good diplomatic and people management skills.

Receptionist

Candidates must hold a minimum of 1st degree, HND/OND or S.S.C.E. and have minimum of two years experience as a receptionist in a leading organization. A warm and cheerful persona is necessary for this position. This job requires a live – in staff due to the nature of the job – long hours and weekend work is expected.

Responsibilities

* Receiving partners and visitors to the orphanage.
* Keeping good records of all visits and recording visitor’s data.
* Recording all donations
* Preparing and sending of relevant letters

Note: These jobs are for people who truly love children and have genuine flair for welfare work. The jobs are also demanding and quite challenging as no two days are ever the same! There are many fun and inspiring moments as we have wonderful partners that support us and various occasions to organize or attend.

Kindly forward detailed CV’s and covering letters to livingfountainorphanage@gmail.com

Only successful applications will be contacted.

Deadline is 26th September 2008.

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