Education and Child Protection - Assistant

System Development Service Centre (SDSC), Gorkha, Nepal

Details / requirements:

Vacancy Announcement

Date of Publication: 12 April 2024

Position: Assistant- Education and Child Protection

Location: Project Office – System Development Service Center (SDSC) 

Application deadline: 18 April 2024

Starting Date: 25 April 2024

Duration of Contract: Fixed term till December 2024 (with the possibility of extension)

System Development Service Center (SDSC) is a non-profit non-governmental organization established in 2056 B.S. in Gorkha district. The organization works throughout the Gorkha district and covers programs like SUAAHARA-2, Rural Water Supply Project, Gorkha Reconstruction Project, Community Recovery Project, and Integrated Community Development Project (ICDP).

With the technical and financial support of GNI Nepal, the System Development Service Center (SDSC) is implementing the “Integrated Community Development Project” (ICDP) in Gorkha Municipality-4 Finam, Dharche Rural Municipality and Arughat Rural Municipality of Gorkha District. Education and Child Protection are major components of the ICDP. To lead the theme technically, the project required the position in the organization. He/she will be responsible for designing, planning, and implementing and overall management of the Education and Child protection sector from SDSC and direct supervision from Project Officer. He/she will design the most appropriate interventions with the coordination LG and GNI district office.

Job Description 

The incumbent will be mainly focused on the following major duties and responsibilities. 

Planning and Implementation:

  • Prepare strategic plan on project operation in collaboration with donor organization, local government, schools, child clubs and other stakeholders in project area, and execute the project interventions in best way. 
  • Prepare periodic plan of action of education and child protection activities and execute accordingly in the target areas.  
  • Develop required standards of project interventions for the support to schools, children and community ensuring all the norms of inclusiveness for child participation. 
  • Formation of community groups like child clubs, parents’ groups and girls’ clubs and mobilize them for their empowerment and capacity strengthening. 

Training and Development: 

  • Conduct orientation, interaction and discussion for sensitizing communities on child rights, child protection and other educational issues as required. 
  • Facilitate workshop and training for enhancing capacity of teachers, child club members, parents and community stakeholders on educational as well as child protection issues; mostly on inclusive classroom pedagogy / practices, classroom management, school leadership, and on child right, child protection and child participation. 
  • Enhance the capacity of community facilitators (CFs) for the effective implementation of the project.


  • Carry-out periodical assessment of project in order to assess the gap in operational practices of project interventions. 
  • Collect and compile training need assessment for teachers, SMC/ PTA members, child club members.
  • Conduct field visits to observe, monitor and evaluate the project interventions and utilization status.
  • Prepare report based on project requirement.
  • Review physical and financial progress of project interventions. 
  • Collect relevant information and prepare case story, best practices, lesson learnt.
  • Assist in feasibility of infrastructure activities.

Collaboration and Coordination

  • Extend coordination with concerned local government, schools, community networks (child club, child right committee) and other likeminded organizations, civil society and seek collaboration. 
  • Participate in the programs/ meeting and discussions held at district/ community level and share the learnings/ experiences.

Qualification and required skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education or in a relevant field. 
  • At least 3 years of working experience in education / child protection, preferably in inclusive education.
  • Proven experience of working Gorkha District. 
  • Sound knowledge of current education and child protection policy and practices of Government of Nepal. 
  • Should have expertise in data analysis, report writing, and training facilitation.
  • Should have team mobilization, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate in English, Nepali, and local languages. 
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, and the Internet.
  • A two-wheeler driving license is mandatory.


  • Locals, especially women and members of ethnic or marginalized communities are encouraged to apply for this position.
  • Applications received after the deadline will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be notified for the further process.  
  • Canvassing at any stage of the recruitment process shall lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate.

Eligible and interested candidates are encouraged to apply with their current CV, Cover Letter, and other Earned Documents to the email address or directly to the SDSC Office, Gorkha Municipality - 7 New Buspark, Gorkha addressed to The Human Resource Department of SDSC, Gorkha, within 18 April 2024 within Office hour. Please indicate the position title while applying for it on the subject of your cover letter and in the mail. 

Only applicants who are short-listed will be contracted for the further recruitment process. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Canvassing at any stage of the recruitment process shall lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate. Telephonic inquiries shall not be entertained. Applicants from marginalized groups, women, and local residences are especially encouraged to apply.


Category Development and Project, Development / NGO
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 3+ years
Education B. Ed. (Education), Bachelor's degree in a related field
Posted Date 12 Apr, 2024
Apply Before 18 Apr, 2024
City Gorkha District