Inclusion Consultant
Street Child of Nepal
Street Child is an international charity based in the United Kingdom that aims to create avenues for out-of- school children to access education by through an integrated approach that strengthens the capacity of teachers, schools and communities to sustain their investment in the education for their children.

Following the devastating earthquakes in April and May 2015 that left more than 1 million children out of school and destroyed or damaged over 50,000 classrooms, Street Child UK expanded its operations into Nepal to assist local partners to re-establish education in some of the country’s worst affected communities. Street Child of Nepal recently completed a project funded by UNICEF and implemented by Street Child through the local partner organisations to support the humanitarian relief effort in the earthquake affected areas of Nepal and is currently expanding its operations to Nepal, in an attempt to serve increasing numbers of children in need. With the support of UK Aid, it is now preparing for an education and livelihood intervention that will target 240 Musahar villages in Dhanusha, Mahottari and Siraha districts in Nepal.

Street Child of Nepal is therefore calling applications in following various positions for the implementation of its new program:

Inclusion Consultant

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu (with frequent field visits)
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 09, 2018 23:55 (1 week, 1 day ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 10 years

Job Description

Reporting to:  Programs Manager
Duration: 3 months

Objective/Purpose of the Position:

  • The primary responsibility of the Inclusion Consultants is to advise the Street Child of Nepal Programs Team on the inclusion components of the projects. The incumbent is responsible for designing, organizing and executing inclusion-focused components of the projects on behalf of Street Child of Nepal as per the project requirements
  • The Inclusion Consultant will be responsible to provide technical guidance and input of the inclusion aspects of the educational components of the project(s). The incumbent will be primarily responsible for the development of the inclusive curriculum for the project and the capacity development of the Street Child of Nepal Inclusion Officers, consortium partners, and government counterparts (based out in the project districts (Dhanusha, Mahottari, Siraha, Saptari, Sunsari) with the aim to incorporate Inclusive Education pedagogies during the different phases in project management
  • The incumbent will provide technical support and facilitation in all field-level activities against the stigma and the discrimination regarding physical and/or learning disabilities and socio-economic marginalization. S/he will serve as the supporting member to all the projects being implemented by SCoN with the responsibility for aiding and coordinating with the Programs team in preparing, managing and delivering project components including developing the curriculum, teacher working manuals, developing teacher training content, contributing towards assessment tools and delivering and supervising the training in the field

Key Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of the incumbent will be to support the Street Child of Nepal Programs Team through:

Assessment Surveys, Stakeholder Outreach:

  • The incumbent will organize and execute various assessments and surveys in the project districts and communities through varieties of methods (interviews, surveys, reports, FGDs etc.) to establish a broader understanding of the nature of inclusion components and the context of the project beneficiaries
  • Assess the beneficiaries’ needs and contribute in planning, developing and implementing educational, training and support programs
  • The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating with government counterparts (local and provincial) through the organization of meetings
  • Analyze and interpret data from the project sites to identify potential weaknesses and problems, comprehend the causes and provide feedback as countermeasures to them
  • Work together with the Monitoring & Evaluation Team to develop assessment tools to track the progress of the inclusion components of the project

Technical Support, Curriculum Development and Training Delivery:

  • Provide technical guidance and support to the Street Child of Nepal Inclusion Consultants on the inclusion components of the projects
  • The incumbent is responsible for designing, organizing and executing inclusion-focused components of the projects. The Inclusion Consultant will be responsible to provide technical guidance and input of the inclusion aspects of the educational components of the project(s)
  • The incumbent will responsible for the development of the inclusive curriculum for the project and the capacity development of the Street Child of Nepal Inclusion Officers, consortium partners, and government counterparts (based out in the project districts (Dhanusha, Mahottari, Siraha, Saptari, Sunsari) with the aim to incorporate Inclusive Education pedagogies during the different phases in project management
  • The incumbent will provide technical support and facilitation in all field-level activities against the stigma and the discrimination regarding physical and/or learning disabilities and socio-economic marginalization
  • The incumbent will serve as the supporting member to all the projects being implemented by SCoN with the responsibility for aiding and coordinating with the Programs team in preparing, managing and delivering project components including developing the curriculum, teacher working manuals, developing teacher training content, contributing towards assessment tools and delivering and supervising the trainings in the field
  • Assess community need and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training and other facilities and services. Conduct service mapping in the project sites
  • To help facilitate and organize the various training and orientation programmes in the project areas relating to physical and mental health disabilities
  • Prepare social mobilization plan in close consultation with the team, thus ensuring coordination between the Street Child of Nepal in order to disseminate the various project elements

Dissemination of Information:

  • Submit findings and reports to the SCoN Programs Team
  • Review of documentation and provides individuals with reasonable accommodations
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of individual records as required

Core Competencies:

Communication and Knowledge Management Skills:

  • S/he is able to deal with audiences based on the knowledge audience level
  • Consistently creates and shares knowledge products for different audiences
  • Excellent written and oral communication in Nepali and English. Maithili would be an asset

Interpersonal and Organizational skills:

  • Collaborative within the team, consortium and stakeholders
  • Problem solving and flexible
  • Capacity to work independently and as a team member in diverse workforce
  • Proactive with multitasking abilities
  • Has social skills - builds and maintains relationships within the organization and with stakeholders

 

Accountability:

  • Is able to be accountable for the responsibilities and demonstrate high efficiency at work while adhering to the core values of SCoN
  • Is able to make the team accountable in delivering the planned activities

Creativity and Integrity:

  • Adapts to change and is open to new ideas of educational pedagogies
  • Encourages team to be innovative in working ideologies and processes
  • Is honest and transparent at work with highest level of integrity 

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Education or relevant social science, with focus on inclusive education in terms of gender, physical and mental disability and DRR is desirable
  • At least ten years of experience working with vulnerable, disadvantaged and marginalized communities of Nepal with focus on the educational and/or livelihood sector
  • Humanitarian response and Development sector experience would be an added advantage
  • Prior experience on Accelerated Learning Programmes is desirable
  • Experience in case management, community mobilization, service mapping, training delivery, excellent facilitation and capacity building is expected
  • Knowledge of learning level assessment at different levels is must
  • Adequate computer skills such as Microsoft Office, SPSS etc


Applying Procedure

If you are a self-motivated individual, who also believes in the mission and vision of this organization and meet the above mentioned skills and qualifications please send your updated CV with three (3) references and a cover letter explaining why you believe you qualify for this job at admin@street-child.org.np not later than 9th November 2018. The subject should clearly mention, “Application for Position you are applying for.”

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted-please do not contact us directly. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained. Candidates form local areas/district, minority community, groups, cast and women are highly encouraged to apply. Street Child of Nepal is an equal opportunity employer

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