Save the Children is looking for Head Facilitator – Iskenderun


Head Facilitator – Antakya

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Position reporting to: Education Officer Positions reporting to the POST: None
Contract type: Employment Contract length: TBC
Closing date: rolling basis – once  qualified candidates identified Travel required within Hatay city


Under the direct supervision of the Education Officer and the overall guidance of the Non-Formal Education Project Manager, the Head Facilitators will oversee the overall management and administration of the Adolescent Friendly Centers (AFC) in Antakya and Iskenderun.


  • Organize administrative/financial/logistics matters related to the AFC activities
  • Oversee the effective management of records, files, folders, and supportive documents of all implemented activities.
  • Follow up the regular AFC activities including catch up classes, PSS sessions, language courses and skills training.
  • Conduct weekly coordination meetings with the community centre staff and volunteers
  • Make work plans for AFC activities
  • Ensure the recruitment of facilitators, orientation and mentoring as necessary
  • Plan for team building activities to ensure a good and positive working environment amongst all AFC staff with the support of Education Officer
  • Manage potential conflicts among AFC team members, with the support of the Education Officer.
  • Coordinate the implementation of all the classes and ensures that the classes are delivered in an organized and timely manner by the facilitators.
  • Collect the attendance of students tracked by the facilitators and ensure timely provision of data, information and analysis to AFC team.
  • Refer the adolescents and youth who are in need of specialised psychosocial support (PSS) to case management team.
  • Inform the students on other classes offered in the AFCs




  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the formal or non-formal education sector
  • Experience in management and administration
  • Technical skills on supporting formal or non-formal education projects
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including team leading and influencing.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Arabic and English
  • Comfortable with high levels of ambiguity and able to take decisions independently in fluid context.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values and Child Safeguarding.


  • Experience with refugee/marginalized communities
  • Knowledge of Turkish

Benefits Package provided to National Staff:

  • Salary commensurate with the pay-grade of the position.
  • Annual leave
  • Medical Scheme, Accidental and Life insurance.
  • Transportation
  • A motivating work environment

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Please apply in English by sending your up to date CV with a cover letter as a single document explaining your salary expectations to and mention the position that you are applying for to the subject section. The advertisement will be active till the qalified candidates identified. In order for an application to be considered valid, a copy of the residency card must be attached with the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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