Account Assistant/ Account Clerk (Ref: HKO003)

Job Requirements

  • Higher Diploma holder or above in accounting or relevant discipline
  • LCCI higher level is an advantage
  • 2 years relevant working experience (Fresh graduates welcome)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge in QuickBooks
  • Strong organizational, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Independent, proactive with a positive hands-on attitude and able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Approachable and friendly
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Cantonese
  • Enthusiastic and enjoys working in an educational environment

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all financial transactions are entered in a timely manner and with the appropriate documentation in QuickBooks
  • Assist with the reconciliation of the accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly, termly and annual reports for senior management
  • Ensure that all financial records are kept up-to-date and are accurate
  • Ensure compliance with international accounting standards and recognised practice
  • Maintain physical security of accounting records, documents and cash
  • Ensure confidentiality of information in finance related matters
  • Other work as needed and directed by the Global Finance Manager within the finance duties

This role is based in Hong Kong.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes excellent benefits.

To Apply

Please forward your cover letter and resume to careers@onesky.org and include the job title in the subject line. No calls, faxes or drop-in visitors, please.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

Early Learning Lab Registered Social Worker (Ref: HKP001)

About OneSky

OneSky (OS) is a fast-growing, high-energy global non-profit organization created in order to better the lives and the prospects for the world’s most vulnerable children through the training of trainers, direct caregiver training, and demonstration of best practices through OneSky Early learning labs. Twenty years ago, OneSky began work in China’s orphanages to provide nurturing responsive care, transforming the lives of hundreds of thousands of at-risk children and the caregivers who care for them. Now, OneSky is bringing our experience and proven methodology to other countries in Asia, including Hong Kong.

In mid-2019 OneSky will open a Global Centre for Early Childhood Development in the heart of Sham Shui Po for vulnerable children and families. The Centre will serve as a hub of services for at-risk children and their families which includes an Early Learning Lab for Early Childhood Development providing full-day early care and education services for children 0 to 6 years old and a Community Drop in Centre with furnished playscapes for caregivers and their children to learn and play. Underpinning the Centre is our mission to train and equip caregivers and professionals to work with children at risk using the OneSky Approach. The Centre is a training base for adults caring for children at risk to learn and observe ECCE best practices.

Job Overview

The Registered Social Worker (RSW) will support the planning and implementation of the OneSky Global Centre, focusing on the programs offered to children and their families accessing the Early Learning Lab and the Community Drop-In Centre. As the Centre will open in phases, the RSW will first work together with the OS Programs Team to implement the programs and services provided through the Community Drop-in Centre. This includes ensuring the environment is conducive and safe for everyone who enjoys the facilities. The RSW will also coordinate a team of volunteers, student interns, and program officers to operate the programs. Finally, the RSW will also work individually with families at risk, providing on-site advice and individual counselling advice and referral services participating in drop-in community centre services.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Social Work with at least two years’ experience with child and family-related discipline, especially with ethnic minorities and new immigrants
  • Registered social worker (RSW) in Hong Kong
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English (additional languages is desirable)
  • Based in Hong Kong
  • Knowledge of best practices for care and education of young children and child protection
  • Ability to deduce potential impacts of conditions or assess risk
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and time management
  • Flexible, positive attitude, empathy and understanding
  • Cooperative and collaborative team member

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support design and planning of program and services to target children and families
  • Manage the operation of the drop-in play sessions in the Community Drop-in Centre
  • Manage day to day situation or emergencies encountered
  • Pursue positive goal oriented relationships with families in support of strong child outcomes
  • Manage and coordinate volunteers, student interns, and program officers
  • Conduct training and model for volunteers, student interns, and program officers to provide responsive, nurturing care and ECCE best practices
  • Conduct home visits when necessary
  • Work hand-in hand with a multi-disciplinary team to provide additional support for children with learning difficulties and/or developmental delays.
  • Provide necessary support and individual counselling advice and referral services for parents and caregivers with family at risk whose children from 0-6 years old.
  • Organize special events for children and families
  • Cultivate positive relationships with other NGOs in Sham Shui Po
  • Work closely with global OneSky team members
  • Provide written reports weekly to supervisor
  • Be able to take shift work and work on weekends
  • Participate in child care conferences and parent teacher conferences where required

Start Date: July 2019 or earliest availability.
Reports to: Senior Director of Global Programs
OneSky provides its employees with competitive remuneration package.
Interested applicants please send notice of interest to Annie Leung at annie@onesky.org.

Early Learning Lab Childcare Supervisor (Ref: HKP002)

Job Overview

In mid-2019 OneSky will open its first early learning lab (ELL) in Hong Kong in the heart of Sham Shui Po for vulnerable children and families. The ELL will serve as a hub for professionals and caregivers working with children at risk to learn and observe ECCE best practices. The ELC will serve the community with its new community centre and provide early childhood education for 166 children. The Hong Kong OneSky centre will be a model used to help bring to scale our early intervention practices across Asia.

The Early Learning Lab (ELL) is a registered childcare centre serving at risk children 0-3 years old. The ELL Social worker will work together with a staff of certified and non certified childcare workers to provide quality education for the young children in the ELL. The ELL Social Worker will also focus on making sure the children receive appropriate care, education and health services. This includes working closely with the families and providing the necessary supports based on their strengths and needs. The ELL Social Worker will also be in charge of monitoring children and deducing potential risks. They will work with children with different types of additional needs and help with the implementation of inclusion in the classrooms.The Position begins in September 1st 2019 in Sham Shui Po.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with at least six years’ experience
    working directly with young children
  • Registered CCW (child care worker), CCS (child care supervisor) in Hong Kong
  • Knowledge of the Reggio Emilia approach and/or emergent curriculum required
  • Fluent in English and Cantonese (additional languages skills is desirable)
  • At least six years’ experience working directly with young children
  • At least three years’ experience in an educational leadership role that involves supervision, mentoring, and coaching of staff
  • Deep knowledge of best practices for care and education of young children
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Keen observation skills with the ability to apply insights into daily practice
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Cooperative and collaborative team member
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Values ongoing learning

Job Responsibilities:

Program Quality

  • Work closely with the Director of Global Programs to design, implement and evaluate program quality of the Early Learning Lab serving children 0-6 years old.
  • Support the design and implementation of the ELL for launch in 2019.
  • Monitor program quality on a daily basis through classroom visits providing guidance promptly as needed.
  • Work cooperatively with the OS team to create and analyse assessments of program quality, child progress and staff professional growth.

Day to Day

  • Oversee day to day operations such as coordinate scheduling, purchasing, documentation, evaluations, and conduct necessary meetings.
  • Guide staff in implementing programming in ways that are consistent with established best practices.
  • Lead the hiring of qualified certified teachers, non-certified teachers, and supporting staff for the ELL.
  • Maintain ELL environment, equipment, and materials to meet safety and health standards.
  • Work cooperatively with the OS team to create and monitor budgets.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Communications

  • Promote the OS centre and ELL to parents and visitors.
  • Communicate regularly with parents about centre operations using formal and
    informal methods.
  • Coordinate visits to the ELL from donors, community members, and other
  • Support families at risk through recommendations of resources.
  • Engage in discussions with other professionals within and outside OS that advance thinking and learning.

Training

  • Training of the all ELL teachers and caregivers (professional development workshops, continuous reflective practice/ facilitate teacher reflection).
  • Read and share new research findings or practices that can be helpful to staff.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to expand skills and knowledge.

Reporting

  • Bi-weekly written reporting to the Director of Programs about educational programming accomplishments and challenges.

The position begins in September 1st 2019 or earliest availability.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes excellent benefits.

To Apply

Please forward your cover letter and resume to careers@onesky.org and include the job title in the subject line. No calls, faxes or drop-in visitors, please.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

Country Director (Vietnam) (Ref: VNO001)

Job Overview

The Country Director will be based in OneSky’s Vietnam office and will play a will lead strategic interactions with OneSky offices around the world. The country director will be a talented, entrepreneurial, results oriented, and proven professional who has a passion for in providing quality innovative programs to the world’s disadvantaged children. S/he will attend relevant local and international meetings and conferences, identify needs in the operations of OneSky in Vietnam and maintain continuous monitoring and reporting. Working closely with the government, s/he is additionally responsible for participating as a key contributor to development of a country-level strategy, oversight of the successful implementation of programs and scaling in the country. S/he will report to Chief Operations Officer.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree advantageous) in social sciences, business, or related field, and at least 8 years of senior management experience, including a minimum of 3 years of project management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Effective and progressive leadership and people management skills, including managing through senior leaders, systems and processes
  • Ability to build relationships and partnerships in a competitive environment
  • Knowledge of educational needs and opportunities in Vietnam and experience in implementing programs in low-resource environments
  • Ability to effectively pre-empt emerging issues to make big decisions in ambiguous circumstances
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, cultivate, and strengthen partnerships/relationships with government, businesses, current and potential funders, and other partners
  • Represent OneSky at government and donor engagements and foster professional relationships locally and internationally
  • Maintain financial control, procedures, and records, according to the accountability standards of OneSky, government authorities and other partners
  • Provide strategic leadership; develop and implement the country strategy, annual operating plans and budgets, all with the goal to further OneSky’s mission and programs in Vietnam
  • Identify and manage risks (financial, legal, organisational, etc), escalate issues when appropriate, and effectively manage crises and conflicts
  • Develop systems to ensure regular communication between departments and positions to foster a collaborative and efficient environment
  • Work with the program team to assess community needs and program effectiveness, including formal and informal evaluations
  • Participate in trainings and professional development opportunities provided by OneSky
  • Model and encourage staff well-being and work/life balance
  • Available for frequent regional travel

Salary & Benefits

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes excellent benefits.

To Apply

Please forward your cover letter and resume to careers@onesky.org and include the job title in the subject line. No calls, faxes or drop-in visitors, please.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

Early Childhood Education Specialist (Vietnam) (Ref: VNP001)

OneSky (OS) is a fast-growing, high-energy global organization created in order to better the lives and the prospects for the world’s most vulnerable children through the training of trainers, direct caregiver training, and demonstration of best practices through OneSky Model early learning centres.

In August 2017, OneSky, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Training, introduced the Migrant Model to address the education and care needs of young children as their parents labor in the factories that are bringing prosperity to the family and to Vietnam. Our first Early Learning Centre located in Da Nang’s Hoa Khanh Industrial Park was opened, serving 252 children between 6 months to 6 years. OneSky is seeking an Early Learning Centre specialist to support and supervise the quality of the learning environment and curriculum, and mentor and evaluate the performance of a team of 50 teachers. We seek a bi-lingual (English & Vietnamese), highly motivated, collaborative team member with strong leadership skills and deep knowledge of best practices in early childhood. The position is based in Da Nang.

Job Overview

The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Specialist is responsible for supervising, mentoring, coaching, assessing and supporting early education staff so they can provide quality educational for the young children in the Early Learning Center (ELC). The Specialist will build a leadership team and promote a culture of professional learning and reflective practice.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably Master’s degree) in one of the following: Early Childhood Education (preferred), Pedagogy, Education Management, and over ten years’ direct experience working with young children at kindergarten
  • At least three years’ hands-on direct experience teaching young children, especially infant and toddlers.
  • At least three years’ experience supervising, teaching, and mentoring adults
  • Deep knowledge of early childhood best practices for young children
  • English & Vietnamese proficiency required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Flexible & Proactive
  • Team work: Cooperative and collaborative team member
  • Cooperative and collaborative team member

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Director of Programs to meet program objectives, including program quality and other deliverables
  • Work closely with the Core team in OneSky ELC-Da Nang to meet program objectives, including program quality and other deliverables
  • Conduct periodic direct training as well as regular on-site mentoring and teaching to promote teachers’ learning and work with young children.
  • Supervise a team of 50 teachers and staff schedules
  • Sustain the quality of the early learning centre and/or training programs through regular, hands-on support to front-line teachers.
  • Assist in program evaluation studies, such as supporting data collection and simple analysis
  • Manage and supervise a team of teachers to deliver early childhood best practices in their daily work
  • Develop and systematically apply procedures and policies to consistently sustain program quality
  • Understand the needs of multiple stakeholders (OneSky Global, OneSky Local, Government, Funders) to best facilitate communication and coordination among all parties
  • Translate curriculum and/or communication materials occasionally from Vietnamese to English, or vice versa
  • Report in writing weekly to the Director of Programs on program quality and operations
  • Report in writing to the Operation Director for DOET reporting
  • Assist to create and monitor budgets
  • Assist to generate reports to donors

Reports to: Director of Global Programs

Salary & Benefits

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes excellent benefits.

To Apply

Please forward your cover letter and resume to careers@onesky.org and include the job title in the subject line. No calls, faxes or drop-in visitors, please.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

Early Childhood Development Trainer (Ref: HKP003)

About OneSky

OneSky (OS) is a fast-growing, high-energy global non-profit organization created in order to better the lives and the prospects for the world’s most vulnerable children through the training of trainers, direct caregiver training, and demonstration of best practices through OneSky Early learning labs. Twenty one years ago, OneSky began work in China’s orphanages to provide nurturing responsive care, transforming the lives of hundreds of thousands of at-risk children and the caregivers who care for them. Now, OneSky is bringing our experience and proven methodology to other countries in Asia, including Hong Kong.

Job Overview

In mid-2019 OneSky will open a Global Centre for Early Childhood Development in the heart of Sham Shui Po for vulnerable children and families. The Centre is a hub for services and training for children and families at-risk, offering childcare services, a community drop-in centre and playscape, as well as training programs for professionals and primary caregivers of vulnerable children. The OneSky training team will implement the OneSky training approach, consisting of face-to-face teaching, workplace/home visits, and continuous online learning to adult caregivers such as parents, grandparents, and professionals who have direct interaction with young children at-risk. Trainers share and model early childhood best practices, cultivate reflective practice among caregivers, and help nurture a community of learners working with children at-risk in Hong Kong. OneSky started its work in China more than two decades ago and now, we are going to continue the mission in Hong Kong for the families at risk and the communities.

Job Qualifications

  • Possess a minimum of a Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education and at least 4 years of working directly with young children.
  • Registered CCW (child care worker), CCS (child care supervisor), and/or QKT (Kindergarten) in Hong Kong.
  • At least 1 year experience teaching and/or training adults learners, such as parents, grandparents, caregivers and/or adult learners is desired.
  • Good knowledge of best practices for care and education of young children
  • Subject expertise on children working with infants and toddlers and children at-risk is desired.
  • Strong oral presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English (additional languages is desirable)
  • Flexible, positive attitude, cooperative and collaborative team member

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct training (face-to-face training, visits, and to share best practices in early care and education to adult learners who have direct interaction with young children from 0 to 6 years old.
  • Adapt the the OS training materials to the local audience.
  • Work closely with the Director of Global Programs, the OS Programs Team to create and analyze and evaluate the assessments of program quality and adult learning for both in-class training and online learning.
  • Work cooperatively with the Online Learning Manager/OS team to add/contribute materials to the online platform.
  • Facilitate and respond to learners’ comments and questions in both the in-class training/workshop and the online platform.
  • Promote positive and engaging learning atmosphere for both the in-class training/workshop and online platform for learners.
  • Review and support the development of the quality programme content in response to learners’ feedback and new developments in the relevant field.
  • Keep up to date on current knowledge and best practices in the fields of child development and early education.
  • Be able to deliver training in the evenings and weekends.
  • Other duties and responsibilities that evolve as programs change.

Start Date: June 2019 or until position is filled.
Reports to: Director of Global Programs
OneSky provides its employees with competitive remuneration package.
Interested applicants please send notice of interest to Annie Leung at annie@onesky.org.

Early Learning Lab Childcare Teacher (Ref: HKP004)

About OneSky

In mid-2019 OneSky will open a Global Centre for Early Childhood Development in the heart of Sham Shui Po for vulnerable children and families. The Centre will serve as a hub of services for at-risk children and their families which includes an Early Learning Lab (ELL) providing full-day early care and education services for 112 children 0-3 years and 54 children 3-6 years old. The ELL will benefit underprivileged children ages 0-6 (with special emphasis on 0-3, where need is greatest) living in Sham Shui Po by providing an affordable, high-quality, full-day ECCE option targeting children at risk that offers local language (Cantonese) immersion, thus eliminating a key challenge for ethnic minorities and children from non-Cantonese households when they enter mainstream schools, and provides a fully inclusive learning environment (integrating children with special needs with those who are typically developing) illustrating how, when appropriately managed, inclusion can benefit all.

The ELL serves as hub for research, observation, and training to support capacity building and as a model for best practices and establishing satellite centres, in partnership with local NGOs, increasing the local capacity of trained early childhood professionals. Teachers working in the ELL become increasingly skilled users of evidence-based proven practices and serve as models and mentors for other teachers and providers. The ELL serves as inspiration to other organizations demonstrating how, when appropriately managed, inclusion can benefit all. Early workforce education will be strengthened as providers learn about evidence-based proven practices and create stimulating learning environments in other organizations.

Job Overview

The Early Learning Lab (ELL) is a registered childcare centre serving children 0-3 years old. The Childcare teacher will work with a team to provide quality education for infants and toddlers in the Hong Kong ELL. They will work closely with the OS staff to implement early childhood best practices for children at risk. This includes play based activities, primary caregiver approach and responsive care. The ELL childcare teacher will be assigned to one of the age groups based on experience in that specific age group. The ELL childcare teacher is responsible for the daily care and education of a small group of children while working cooperatively with other teachers in the classroom to provide a stimulating environment and implement an appropriate plan that promotes children’s development through play and self exploration. The ELL childcare teacher also needs to foster home-school partnership with parents to keep them update on their child’s growth and development from time to time.

There are two hiring phases, with teaching positions to start September 1st 2019 and December 2019 in Sham Shui Po. OneSky welcomes teachers of all experience levels to apply.

Job Qualifications

  • Registered Child Care Worker (CCW)
  • Possess a Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education or higher with experience working with young children 0-3 or 3-6 years old preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Reggio Emilia approach and/or emergent curriculum is desired
  • Fluent in English and Cantonese (additional languages skills is desirable)
  • Keen observation skills with the ability to apply insights into daily practice.
  • Strong management and organizational skills, with attention to detail
  • Self motivated ongoing learner.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others.
  • Compassionate and understanding.
  • Based in Hong Kong

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a classroom of 0-3 year olds or 3-6 year olds.
  • Create a stimulating learning environment that invites children to explore and learn in a way that is appropriate for their age and stage of development.
  • Ensure daily that classrooms and outside play areas are clean and safe, without any potential hazards.
  • Observe and assess children’s developmental growth.
  • Keep track of children’s portfolios and developmental checklists and update when needed.
  • Communicate with parents regularly, sharing children’s progress and listening to parents’ concerns.
  • Hold parent conferences regularly to update them on children’s developmental progress, to listen to parents’ questions and concerns, and to plan on how to further promote development.
  • Create a well-planned management system that has a clear and appropriate daily routine, a plan for smooth transition and a set of classroom rules that support positive behavior.
  • Assist the ELL childcare supervisor to promote the program quality of the ELL, from working with other Child Care Workers on enriching teaching and learning to supporting the operational processes that allow for the smooth running of the ELL.
  • Assist the ELL childcare supervisor in key annual program activities, such as enrollment, first week of school, child promotions, child development checklist, parent-teacher meetings etc.
  • Assist the ELL childcare supervisor in the operation of programs, including scheduling, purchasing, printing etc.
  • Help lead and organize special events such as festive celebrations, graduation, projects and events.
  • Attend and participate all meetings as required.
  • Other duties and responsibilities that evolve as programs change.

Start Date: July 2019 or until position is filled.
Reports to: Early Learning Lab Childcare Supervisor
OneSky provides its employees with competitive remuneration package.
Interested applicants please send notice of interest to programs@onesky.org

Administrative Coordinator (Ref: HKO004)

Job Overview

OneSky is seeking a dynamic Administrative Coordinator. S/he will provide general administrative support to ensure the smooth running of operations in Hong Kong and globally. S/he will report to the Deputy Operations Director. This is a Hong Kong-based position.

Job Requirements

  • Completion of Form 5 or the equivalent
  • At least 2 years’ administrative experience (Individuals returning from to the workforce are encouraged to apply)
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Diligent, organised, and self-motivated
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office applications and Google Drive
  • Attention to detail, a must
  • Fluency in English and Chinese

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as liaison between employees, internal departments, and external parties
  • Analyse and improve office processes and policies
  • Perform general administrative and clerical support such as filing, data entry, and telephone management
  • Manage travel arrangements and logistics including but not limited to planning itineraries, and booking hotels/flights
  • Calendar management and associated tasks such as preparing documentation, meeting scheduling, and setting up conference rooms
  • Oversee recruitment efforts including interviewing, hiring, onboarding
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the Deputy Operations Director

Interested applicants please submit a CV to careers@onesky.org

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