Teaching & Learning

LOCATION: Various locations in rural and urban Nepal

DURATION: 4-12 weeks

The Role

Street Child of Nepal has been working with UNICEF and partner organisations to support the post-earthquake reconstruction efforts in earthquake affected areas of Nepal. It is currently seeking to expand and advance a series of projects in Nepal which intend to provide children the opportunity to access education that is inclusive, sustainable and life-saving.

 

As a Teaching and Learning Volunteer, you will be part of an exciting stage of the organization’s growth, and will be working closely with the Street Child of Nepal team and partner organizations to support the delivery of project pilots and the design and development of emerging programs.

Requirements

  • Assisting with the creation or adaptation of curricular resources targeted at the specific needs of particular groups of children
  • Analysing student outcomes data and assisting with the development of strategies to optimise learning outcomes
  • Designing and delivering teacher training that is engaging, stimulating and appropriately scaffolded for teachers in a range of settings

  • Providing classroom coaching support to teachers for planning, implementation and reflection on practice

  • Assisting with the logistics of teacher training and coaching activities, including planning, scheduling and resourcing

  • Analysing data and information from teacher education programmes to improve effectiveness and efficacy

  • Preparing reports on teacher progress, including relevant evidence  

  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with partner organisations and schools

  • Liaising with the Ministry of Education, the National Curriculum Board, Teacher Training Colleges and District Education Offices

  • Providing regular information sharing and reporting to relevant stakeholders

Terms

The successful applicant must be prepared to live and work in austere conditions when required, and to travel independently to urban, rural and remote project sites. The applicant must be able to manage his or her work plan and report regularly to the team on progress, and will be considered a valued member of the team.

A fundraising commitment will be required of the successful applicant, for which support will be provided by Street Child UK staff. Flights and food are at the applicant’s own expense. Accommodation will be provided by Street Child at a fixed cost, and will require sharing rooms with another volunteer of any gender. A detailed breakdown of costs and expenses will be provided for those applicants selected for interview.

Whilst this is initially a voluntary role, for applicants with relevant experience who have the ability to add strategic value, there is potential to attain a more permanent position with the organisation. 

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Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in teaching or education management with a strong academic record

  • Experience or understanding of creating curriculum and education programmes for children and adults

  • Demonstrable understanding of teaching and learning structures and strategies  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Professional and diligent in presentation and conduct

  • Independent and capable of proactive work plan management with minimal support

  • Flexible, adaptable and able to thrive in a start-up environment

  • Thoughtful, resourceful, reflective, and eager to learn  

  • Culturally responsive and respectful

  • Keen interest in understanding and contributing to the development sector

Interested?

For more information, please email:

intvol@street-child.co.uk

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