The National Department of Social Development (DSD) and a consortium of organisations have formed a partnership aimed at improving the effectiveness of the early childhood development Conditional Grant (CG).
The DSD and consortium are looking to appoint an ECD non-centre based services/Programmes Technical Advisor, who will provide strategic and technical support and advice to national DSD and the province, as well as support the successful implementation of the ECD CG. This will be a one-year fixed term contract that is renewable for a further year and the selected candidate will be based at the national DSD offices in Pretoria.
Role and responsibilities
- Provide technical input into developing an appropriate framework for the expansion of non-centre based ECD services e.g. early learning playgroups, home visiting programmes, mobile ECD services, etc.
- Work with DSD and partners to develop an appropriate regulatory response, including norms and standards and delivery models for non-centre ECD based services.
- Provide solutions to challenges around registration and capacity building on registration compliance across provinces and ensuring awareness of process requirements.
- Support provinces with rolling out non-centre based ECD services.