Education Program and Training Specialist

US Embassy, Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2018-03-04 Deadline: 2018-03-30
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : University Bachelors in Education-related field
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Others
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

The United States Peace Corps seeks experienced and qualified applicants for the full time contracted position of Education Program and Training Specialist (EPTS), Personal Services Contractor working 40 hours per week.

The EPTS will play a critical role in supporting a new Peace Corps TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) Education project, project plan preparation and implementation, volunteer site development, monitoring and evaluation, volunteer technical training, ongoing volunteer support and developing technical resource networks.

The EPTS provides technical and cultural guidance to help Volunteers become self-sufficient in their work assignments. She/he serves as the primary contact for technical Education matters and Volunteer support. The EPTS represents the Peace Corps to local host-country agencies as delegated.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • University Bachelors in Education-related field
  • TESOLITEFL Certification
  • Minimum of 3 years of English Teaching experience at the upper-primary and secondary levels in Nepal government schools.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in designing and facilitating training/workshops for English Teachers.
  • Fluent in both English and Nepali (written & spoken).
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal skills and ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must meet US Embassy security clearance requirements.

Desired Qualifications

Work experience with American or international organizations, and preferably organizations that achieve their mission through volunteerism. Experience in designing and facilitating learning sessions that embrace student-centered learning, critical thinking, and the Experiential Learning Cycle.

Experience supporting education projects that follow a Logic Model/Theory of Change. Ability to speak other languages spoken in Nepal. Supervisory experience with staff and preferably volunteers strongly desired. A strong knowledge of Peace Corps, its mission, and its approach to development. Highly organized, analytical, and professional, with an ability to successfully network on behalf of the Program.

Apply Instructions

For full job advertisement, refer to https://np.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

TO APPLY

The United States Peace Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter in English with monthly salary requirements and addressing the qualification requirements by email to: nepaljobs@peacecorps.gov by 5 PM on Friday, March 30, 2018.

Organization Summary

The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Nepal is to assist Nepal’s development as a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic nation that contributes positively to regional stability.  In pursuit of this goal, the United States encourages multi-party democracy, including respect for human rights and the rule of law, and sustainable, market-oriented, and private-sector-led economic development.

Industry Type Embassy / Diplomatic Agency
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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