Fellowship Officer

Stay At School Nepal (SSN)

With a mission to create brighter futures through better education for the children of remote public schools, Stay At School Nepal (SSN) was established in 2017 as an NGO with education as its core thematic area. SSN helps to build, operate and manage hostel in public schools, creating educational hubs for communities. With our help, children stay at school longer, improving their chance to have a happy, fulfilled and prosperous life. Currently SSN is supporting 3 public schools located in Solududhkunda Municipality-2, Likhu Pikey Rural Municipality-5 and Thulung Dudhkoshi Rural Municipality -9 respectively in the Solukhumbu district. We have more hostel projects in a pipeline which includes construction as well as multi-faceted program of ideas and activities designed to broaden and enrich the lives of children.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

 

Job Title: Fellowship Officer

 

Reports to : Executive Director

 

 

Stay At School Nepal and Fellowship Program

With a mission to create brighter futures through better education for the children of remote public school, Stay At School Nepal (SSN) was established in 2017 as an NGO with education as its core thematic area. SSN helps to build, operate and manage hostel facilities in public schools, creating educational hubs for communities. With our help, children stay at school longer, improving their chance to have a happy, fulfilled and prosperous life. Currently, SSN is supporting 4 public schools in the Solukhumbu district. SSN has more hostel projects in a pipeline which includes construction as well as multi-faceted program of ideas and activities designed to broaden and enrich the lives of underprivileged children.

Fellowship is one of the most important programs of SSN. It provides scholarship and mentoring support to the students of partner schools of SSN. Scholarship support includes quarterly cash payment which helps to cover study and living expenses of students to some extent. Whereas mentoring support includes quarterly training/workshop/session on important life skills through the professional trainer. Fellows will be equipped with very important life skills which will help them to establish themselves in the job market or business and improve their living standard after the completion of their Fellowship Program from SSN.

For more detail about SSN, please browse through www.stayatschool.org

Job Description:

SSN is seeking a qualified, experienced, skilled, and competent candidate for the position of Fellowship Officer. Creative, dynamic, proactive, result oriented, and enthusiastic professional committed for the holistic development in children's life makes best fit for the position. The position involves managing Fellowship Program as well as basic admin and finance work related to Fellowship Program.

 

Key Responsibilities:

·         Plan, organize, implement, and assess training/workshop/session for SSN Fellows in Kathmandu and Solukhumbu;

·         Organize exposure and industry visit for Fellows in different organizations and industries;

·         Networking and rapport building with different organizations and industries for facilitating job placement for Fellows after the graduation;

·         Provide valuable guidance and support to Fellows on regular basis;

·         Follow up with Fellows on regular basis for updating Fellowship database;

·         Coordinate with Program Officer and Partner School for selecting Fellows in each quarter;

·         Undertake research, networking activities, and awareness program with schools, stakeholders, community and local government for the continuous upgrading and development of Fellowship Program;

·         Provide contents and case studies useful for social media;

·         Admin and finance work related to Fellowship Program;

·         Other relevant duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualification and Experiences:

·         Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree will be preferred ) in Management, Social Work, Development Studies, or any relevant field  from a reputed University;

·         At least 2 years’ work experience in the similar field;

·         Teaching and training experience will be preferred.

Skills:

·         Excellent training and facilitation skills;

·         Skills in producing training materials and manuals;

·         Excellent networking and interpersonal skills;

·         Soft skills of research and facilitating community engagement;

·         Good report writing skills;

·         Excellent spoken and written skills in English and Nepali.

Competencies:

·         Competent in managing diverse group of students from + 2 to master's level in different educational streams;

·         Basic understanding of child friendly learning environment and child safeguarding;

·         Competent in program development and execution;

·         Competent in working independently and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.

Location :

The position is based in SSN Kathmandu Office, Sano Bharyang, with frequent visits to project sites on quarterly and as and when required.

 

Salary and benefits:

Attractive package of salary and benefits based on experience, qualifications and policy of SSN.

 

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter with at least 2 reference by email to:

gele.bhote@stayatschoolnepal.org.np before 5 PM, 17 August, 2022.

 

Note:

Announced position is applicable only for the female candidates. Preference will be given to the candidates from teaching and training background. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.

 

Job Overview

Category Development and Project, Trainer , Counselor, Facilitator, Development / NGO
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time, Contract
Position Level Mid Level
Experience 2+ years
Education Bachelor’s degree
Posted Date 18 Jul, 2022
Apply Before 17 Aug, 2022
City Kathmandu