Terms of Reference for Data Collectors
International Development and Early Learning Assessment
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children, we work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
At the education level, Save the Children acknowledges the fact that education improves life-long health, income and prospects. Therefore, it works to ensure that every child receives a good quality education and gains the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in the 21st century. SC also supports programmers that are proven to promote learning in school and in the community. It further influences global and national policy to improve children’s access to quality education, from pre-school care through to adulthood.
Save The Children common approach in the Early Childhood Care and Development sub-thematic area is Emergent Literacy and Math and aim to ensure that children are ready to enter primary school.
Through the project “Setting the Foundation of Future Cognitive, Social, Emotional and Physical Development of Children through ECCD” Save the Children is hiring Data Collectors who will support an IDELA assessment for 214 children and 114 parents in 15 KGs in the West Bank.
Save the Children is seeking a qualified data collectors to work on the IDELA Data collection from selected Kindergartens in the West Bank based on the full scope of work in the ToR documents.
If you are interested please send your updated CV by email to the Senior Supply Chain Officer – Save the children:
and please mention in the subject IDELA data Collection.
CV’s are due to be submitted by email by Wednesday Sep 20th 2017 before 11:00 am.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Conduct one on one child assessment, using the agreed tool and methodology.
- Update Assessment Team Supervisor on achievement on a daily basis.
- Inform Assessment Team Supervisor of logistical and material needs on a daily basis to enable you to conduct the assessment without delays.
- Participate in debriefing meetings with the Assessment Team Supervisor, reporting the daily assessment findings, plus any challenges you are facing.
- Conduct focus group discussions with parents and complete parents’ questionnaire in each targeted KG.
- Data Entry and Analysis of the collected data.
SCI will train the selected data collectors on IDELA methodology and on Child Safeguarding for a total of 1 day of induction.
Duration of the service:
Data Collectors are expected to initiate data collection no later than 20th of September 2017. And complete it before no later than October 10th 2017 (Working 5 days per week).
- Payment will based on total number of surveys completed.
- Data Collectors will be responsible to cover their transportation and communications costs.
- Relevant Education (social sciences, psychology, social work, or related field).
- Previous experience with IDELA and conducting qualitative and quantitative data collection is preferable.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent communication skills, especially with children.
- Understanding and commitment to Save the Children’s values.
- Commitment to safeguarding children and key informants.
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