Want to help Grow Changing Stories?
Apply for the Position of Program Coordinator Now!!!
Who we are and why we need you?
Changing Stories (CS) is a for-impact educational organisation with a team of dedicated employees with one shared passion: to build a future where every child in Nepal, regardless of when or where they were born, learn the foundational skills they need to set them on the path to becoming lifelong learners.
We run remedial education courses (REC) for left-behind students in Nepalese public schools, led by locally hired and trained youth. Our RECs help students gain the foundational skills they need to confidently continue their education, as well as help local youth gain access to valuable work, teaching and leadership experience.
CS, founded in January 2017, has successfully completed 5 remedial education courses with our implementing partner Institution for Suitable Actions for Prosperity (ISAP) since it inception, achieving measurable impact on student learning outcomes in collaboration. We are at a point where we want to take CS to the “next level”, and need a passionate and talented individual to help us do just that!
THE PRACTICAL STUFF
- You will be based at the ISAP/CS office in Hetauda.
- The position is full-time and involves long-term stays in Hetauda and relatively frequent travel to Kathmandu.
- Salary is negotiable.
- Contract length: March 1st 2018 - March 1st 2019 (With possibility of extension)
WHAT THE POSITION ENTAILS
- Responsible for managing the implementation of Phase 2 of our remedial education courses in 10 public schools in and around Hetauda
- Responsible for fellows’ leadership development and overall growth
- Support fellows: help/support fellows in any way needed (technical help, emotional help etc.)
- Conduct classroom observations as well as community visits to parents of students
- Build and maintain good working relationships with project schools and local communities
- Coordinate and handle logistics in connection to the Fellow Learning Institute, in-classroom support sessions, and regular sessions for the fellows
- Carry out regular monitoring and evaluation - conduct assessments of student learning levels and input data. Plan, prepare and collect feedback from fellows and project schools.
- Set up and manage the local office as a training and hang-out space for fellows and CS staff
- Being stationed at the CS office in Hetauda most of the time
ABILITIES WE'D LIKE FOR YOU TO HAVE
- There are no educational requirements as we like to work with people with a strong will rather than skill, however, you must be a Nepali citizen and have excellent English and Nepali communication skills – spoken and written.
- Previous leadership experience, in any capacity, is required.
- Experience working within or with the Nepalese public school sector and/or previous experience in the non-profit sector is preferred.
- Love and deep passion for working with children and youth, as well as long-term commitment to and values aligned with our mission to change the stories of children who both need and deserve better opportunities in life.
- You approach everything you do with humility, an eagerness to learn, a willingness to take initiative and you have the courage to tackle challenges, where there are no clear-cut answers.
- You’re comfortable in a “get-shit-done” environment, where resources are often limited.
HOW TO APPLY
Excited?! Follow the steps below to apply for the position.
1) Read through our intro files to know more about why we exist, who we are, and what we do: https://drive.google.com/open?id=13OfLE4iQj9GLxKJvvW7R9UcTdoa0h17V
2) Fill in the Google form: http://bit.ly/2Ds71lO
3) Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with: max. 1-page introduction (PDF) describing who you are, and why you are the Project Coordinator Changing Stories is looking for. Attach your CV (PDF) and send both files to email@example.com with the subject line "Project Coordinator - YOUR NAME".
Applications are being accepted on an immediate, rolling basis. Selected applicants will be contacted for next steps. All applications will be responded to.
Application deadline: February 14th, 2018.
We can’t wait to hear from you!