Himalayan Trust New Zealand announces vacancy for Education Programme Coordinator . Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.

Required skills, education and experience


  • Advanced degree in education or related area
  • Completed NEGRP training 
  • Excellent written English skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Excellent technical knowledge in teacher training, school performance, community engagement, and early grade literacy programming
  • 5+ years experience managing technical performance of education and literacy programmes in Nepal


  • Master’s degree in education
  • Qualified NEGRP Trainer of Trainers
  • Established relationships with National and/or District Education authorities/governments
  • Experience in Solukhumbu district

Purpose of role

The Education Programme Coordinator role represents and oversees the overall performance of Himalayan Trust’s Education Programme in Nepal, including conducting monitoring and providing ongoing technical capacity building across both implementing partners, ensuring the programme delivers against its objectives and commitments set out in the programme design document. The role works closely alongside the NZ-based Programme Manager and is responsible for developing and rolling out a technical capacity building plan for both implementing partners, representing the Trust in external engagements, and producing programme progress reporting in line with donor requirements. 

About Himalayan Trust New Zealand

Sir Edmund Hillary founded the Himalayan Trust in the 1960s when he built the first schools and hospitals in the Everest region. We follow in his footsteps, working in partnership with local communities to improve education, health care and safe water systems for remote communities in Nepal. The Himalayan Trust works to empower communities and reduce poverty in the Everest region of Nepal. 

Himalayan Trust New Zealand (HTNZ) implement’s a range of programmes, the largest of these is our Education programme, which is funded 60% by New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and 40% through HTNZ fundraising. The programme works to improve teaching and learning outcomes through quality education for all children in Soluknumbu from 2019-24. The programme is implemented by two local partners in Solukhumbu: Himalayan Trust Nepal (HTN) and Action for Nepal (AFN); together we work to help local government and schools create a firm foundation for children’s educational journey by ensuring a quality literacy and education programme is in place for early grades, teachers are trained in quality teaching at all levels, and schools are more broadly supported with resources, scholarships and infrastructure to assist the new local government structure as it builds its local education policy amidst operationalising federalisation in Nepal.

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Application Deadline : 20th August 2020

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