Early Childhood Educator

January 26, 2024
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Job Description


CARE, a non-governmental humanitarian organization, extends relief and development assistance globally. As part of an International Confederation, CARE operates in over 90 countries, committed to achieving lasting victories over poverty.

Job Description:

Position Overview:

The Early Childhood Educator in Parwan plays a crucial role in providing care to children at the Maternal and Child Health Center (MCHC). Engaging children in recreational activities within a safe child-friendly corner is integral to the holistic services provided.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the child-friendly corner provides a safe environment for children.
  • Develop and implement activities supporting physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development.
  • Engage children in recreational activities, promoting overall well-being.
  • Plan innovative and age-appropriate activities to keep children actively engaged.
  • Assess abilities, interests, and needs of children.
  • Create a supportive atmosphere for mothers to participate in PSS activities without concerns for their young children.
  • Maintain a clean and secure environment for children’s well-being.
  • Regularly inspect and address potential safety hazards promptly.
  • Communicate regularly with mothers to address specific concerns or needs of their children.
  • Provide emotional support to children and mothers.
  • Collaborate with the MCHC team to enhance overall effectiveness.

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

Uphold CARE’s Safeguarding Policy and Safeguarding Code of Conduct.

Read and adhere to the Safeguarding Policy, signing the Code of Conduct in alignment with CARE’s policies.

Job Requirements:

  • Preferably holds a 12th-grade school graduation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in child development and working with children.
  • Experience in Child Friendly Spaces is an asset.
  • Fluent in Dari/Pashto, spoken and written.


Duties listed are representative and not necessarily all-inclusive. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.


CARE is committed to human dignity and has a zero-tolerance policy towards sexual exploitation, abuse, and child abuse.

Submission Guideline:

Submit the CARE Standard Job application form (ACBAR: Application Form) and an updated CV to afg.vacancies@care.org. Applications without the CARE Application form will not be accepted. Indicate the position title and Vacancy Number in the Subject Line (e.g., Early Childhood Educator CARE-AF-0789 Parwan).


No telephonic inquiries. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Successful applicants will undergo background checks and reference checks before a final offer is made.

People with Physical Disabilities and Women are highly encouraged to apply.

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