Child Development Psychologist

YOUR ROLE

If you are an active and creative professional who loves working with children aged 3 to 6 years old, then being COAF’s (Children of Armenia Charitable Fund) Psychologist of the Child and Family Center in Hatsik village of the Armavir region is a perfect role for you. Your duties will include:

Implementation of Child Group Development and Early Learning Programs (60%)

  • Conduct group development work with preschool children․
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of the children to identify development disorders and peculiarities.
  • Ensure a safe, creative and imagination boosting working and learning atmosphere.
  • Create individual development plans for each child and fill in the relevant documents by generating an electronic database.
  • Develop and implement various group development programs

Work with Parents (30%)

  • Prepare different materials for the development of parenting skills and conduct exercises, meeting-discussions on upbringing, child development and overcoming problems with the parents.
  • Regularly inform parents about the work with children by making them direct participants in the activities.
  • Conduct personal meetings with parents in order to inform them about the success, and progress of the child and discuss joint work programs.

Individual Consultation (10%)

  • Conduct individual consultations with preschool children.
  • If necessary, provide parents with individual consultations about the difficulties of the child and ways to overcome them.

YOUR TEAM

You will be joining COAF Village Programs team and will work under the leadership of COAF Psychological Services Manager.

YOU

We’re expecting your best and require that:

YOU KNOW

  • Main areas of child development, psychology of childhood age since you have higher education in the field of Psychology.
  • Universal inclusiveness policy․
  • Formal education policy of Armenia․
  • Languages: Armenian (required), English, and Russian are a plus.

YOU ARE

  • Provide high-quality psychological services, since you have more than 2 years of work experience particularly with children.
  • Develop and implement various psychological, developmental programs with preschool children․
  • Organize, prioritize & multitask.
  • Work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Integrate technology in the classroom and use it as an analytical tool.
  • Effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to ensure maximum results and a holistic approach.
  • Collaborate closely with community preliminary schools and health facilities.

YOU CAN

  • Creative & innovative
  • Life-long learner
  • Responsible & accountable
  • An action taker & a fighter
  • Initiator and motivated

WE ARE

Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that employs community-led approaches to improve the quality of life in rural Armenia, with a particular focus on children and youth. COAF’s target development areas are education, health, social and economic development. COAF launched its programs in 2004, starting in one village and expanding to 66 villages in Armavir, Aragatsotn, Lori, Shirak, and Tavush regions.

Since 2015, COAF has developed and started implementing SMART Initiatives. COAF SMART is designed to advance a generation across the rural world through education that will benefit individuals, societies, and the environment. COAF SMART is an exemplary model of development and will be replicated in other regions and communities throughout Armenia. The first COAF SMART Center was inaugurated on May 27, 2018 near the village of Debet, Lori Region.

Note: COAF is a growing nonprofit working within a dynamic system. Our team must be agile as we grow in scale. We are looking for teammates who are resilient and adaptive.

WE OFFER

  • A life-changing work experience
  • A job that you’d be passionate about
  • Competitive salary
  • A comprehensive health insurance package
  • 35 paid vacation days per year & additional paid flex hours
  • Career development opportunities
  • Performance-based bonus
  • Positive and creative work environment

WE ARE WAITING FOR YOU 

Take your first step and apply․

You have until until March 15, 2024, EoD to apply.

The organization conducts a day-to-day review of the applications, depending on the results of which, the hiring process and selection of the appropriate candidate can be carried out before the deadline.

*The applicants with the mentioned qualifications from Armavir region will be given advantage among equal candidates.

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