School Transition Manager (Junior Manager Level)
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:

School Transition Manager (Junior Manager Level)

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Janakpur (including frequent field visits)
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 09, 2018 23:55 (1 week, 3 days ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 3 years

Job Description

Reports to: Programs Manager
Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am to 5:00 pm 

Objective/Purpose of the Position:

The School Transition Manager will primarily be responsible for transitioning of out-of-school children into formal education (government or private schools) after their graduation from Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP). The LTM will be responsible for working together with the Implementing Partners in identifying, liaising and providing training to the school and staff members pertinent to ensure the enrolment of the beneficiaries of the ALP programme into the schools around the project communities.

Key Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of the incumbent will be to support the Street Child of Nepal Programs Team through:
Technical Support, Training Design and Delivery:

  • Facilitating and coaching partner NGOs on communicating and coordinating with schools on out-of-school children in their catchment areas and their enrolment after the ALP classes
  • Identifying and preparing schools for enrolment of girls after graduation from ALP through the provision of trainings, orientations and consultations to the schools
  • Designing of training programs for school teachers with the objective of retaining girls in schools
  • Designing of curriculum and materials promoting inclusiveness, child-friendliness and child-centred teaching in schools

Stakeholder Outreach:

  • Coordinating with the local governmental education bodies including but not limited to the DCC, EDCU, Local and Rural Municipality Governments counterparts and schools
  • Provide support to the beneficiaries with the necessary documentation and processes for enrolment of girls in schools
  • Work together with the Implementing Partners in identifying, liaising and providing training to the school and staff members pertinent to ensure the enrolment of the beneficiaries of the ALP programme into formal schooling
  • Working with the Street Child of Nepal Programs team to create follow-up mechanisms to gauge the retention and performance of girls in the schools after enrolment
  • Interacting with students, parents, management committees and community people to gauge the effectiveness of transition

Dissemination of information:

  • Reporting on preparation, transition and follow-up of school enrolment of ALP graduates
  • Submit findings and reports to direct line managers
  • 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 Street Child
  • 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:

  • M. Ed. with three years of working experience in education sector at mid-level management position, or Master’s degree in social studies or relevant discipline with five years of working experience in education sector at mid-level management position
  • Knowledge of the school education system in Nepal
  • Skill of teacher training and DRR will be an asset
  • Skill of teaching and learning material development will be an asset
  • Adequate computer skills such as Microsoft Office

Desirable:

  • Prior experience on Accelerated Learning Programmes and Formal Schooling
  • Training, facilitation, coaching, supervision experience
  • Knowledge of educational assessment and evaluation methodologies
  • Experience in staff management will be an added advantage
  • Given this is a girl’s education project, motivated female candidates as highly encouraged to apply for the post

Note: For Janakpur based positions local applicants based in Janakpur are highly encouraged to apply


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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