Senior Technical Officer, Inclusive Education

Handicap International
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-12-15 Deadline: 2019-12-20
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Qualification Degree : Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Education or related field
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Handicap International Federation (HI) is an independent and impartial aid organization, created in 1982, working across 63 countries. HI works alongside the vulnerable populations, whatever the context, taking action to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.Present in Nepal since 2000, HI works through a network of local partner organizations in the area of health and physical rehabilitation, inclusive education and resilience including emergency response to improve the living conditions and involvement of the most vulnerable populations in Nepal.

The Reading for All (RFA) Program is a three-year program that works to improve early grade reading outcomes among children with disabilities in grades 1– 3. Implemented in 5,104 schools in the 16 National Early Grade Reading Program focus districts, the USAID supported program strengthens the Government of Nepal’s institutional capacity at federal, provincial and local levels to implement its constitutional and policy commitments to disability inclusive education.

HI Nepal invites applications for the following job positions to contribute in the implementation of its RFA project.

1. Senior Technical Officer, Inclusive Education – 1 Position

Terms & Conditions:1 year contract based in Country Office, Kathmandu with frequent field visits

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordination with resource partner and consortium partner
  • Support on Inclusive Education materials  Identify, assess , analyze and review of resource materials, tools, manual, packages 
  • Ensure integration of disability inclusive education in all IE materials and tools developed
  • Participate in design of training programs based on program description.
  • Assist the team in organizing and delivering trainings and workshops.
  • Ensure an integrating programming approach with other fields
  • Plan, develop & implement capacity development packages to promote IE practices 

Qualification and Skills:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Education or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Education theme projects in a senior level position
  • Knowledge of Inclusive Education approaches
  • Demonstrable Team Management skills having managed complex team structure
  • Good interpersonal, communication, coordination and networking skills

Apply Instructions

Send a motivation letter mentioning position applied for and expected salary and an updated CV including 2 referees with contact number and e-mail address to no later than December 20, 2019. HI Nepal reserves the right to cancel, postpone or modify the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever. 

Handicap International (HI) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disability, and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Organization Summary

Handicap International is an international, non-governmental organisation, mainly known for its fight against anti-personnel mines and cluster munitions and helping the victims of these unexploded devices. However, its mandate has been extended over the years and today includes providing assistance through work in various fields for people in developing countries with other kinds of disability.

Handicap International primarily focuses on the prevention of disabilities and providing support for people with disabilities by ensuring they can fully take part in social life. The organisation’s interventions are not restricted to long-term development activities. Handicap International also provides support in emergency situations, for instance, in the aftermath of natural disasters and humanitarian crises. Its actions always focus on those suffering from disabilities.

The organisation works as far as possible with the human and material resources available in the country. Its projects are implemented in cooperation with local partners, the objective being to ensure their autonomy in the long-term. All of its actions concentrate on training, raising awareness and the involvement of local communities in its projects

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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