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Position: Technical Advisor - Inclusive Education (Based in Kathmandu, Nepal)
CARE Nepal is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Technical Advisor - Inclusive Education for the anticipated five-year USAID Nepal Equity and Inclusion in Education project. The project will support the Government of Nepal in reducing the number of children who are out of school and improving learning outcomes for marginalized students. It will provide targeted support to municipalities to implement evidence based interventions that are driven by the local context in agreed upon provinces (Province 2, Sudurpaschim, and/or Karnali). Areas of focus include: decreasing financial barriers to education, increasing use of targeted non-formal education, increasing enrollment in early childhood education, increasing relevance of education; improving equitable teaching practices, and supporting schools to implement prioritized minimum enabling conditions. This position is subject to project award, funding, and USAID approval.
The Technical Advisor - Inclusive Education will provide technical, evidence-based leadership to the overall project aiming to improve students’ enrollment, retention and learning outcomes in early childhood education and early grades (ECED-grade 5) in Nepal’s community schools. The Technical Advisor share and ensure that the project and its partners implement innovative and best practices to strengthen school-based management systems, build capacity of teachers in inclusive and equitable practices; foster community support for education that includes addressing inequitable gender norms and financial barriers to education; and improve gender, social and disability inclusive infrastructure. S/he will support CARE to provide technical guidance and lead initiatives with government stakeholders and partners that promote early childhood education and early grade learning outcomes. S/he will build and maintain strong relationships with government counterparts and other relevant stakeholders and ensure high quality project design and interventions, resource allocation, and technical support for achieving the project’s key result areas.
Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website at www.carenepal.org and complete the application process. The last date for submitting the application is 17:00hrs, 31 August 2021.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.
“CARE Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply”
CARE places human dignity at the centre of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (PSHEA) of vulnerable adults, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE initiates rigorous investigation of complaints that indicate a possible violation of this policy and takes appropriate disciplinary action, as warranted.