Padhnako Lagi Kotha (Room to Read) announces vacancy for Manager, Literacy Program (LM). Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.


  • Strictly adhere and comply with Room to Read’s Child Protection Policy and Child Protection Code of Conduct
  • Master’s degree in Education or Social Science or related field  
  • Minimum 7 years of professional experience in managing large scale education projects for primary grades 
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Experience with reading/literacy or learning improvement programs
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of teaching methodologies, government curriculum and teacher training at the primary grade
  • Experience with library programming (e.g. book selection, book leveling, library management, reading/library activities that instill a habit of reading in children).
  • Experience developing educational learning materials for students or teachers of the primary grades
  • Experience developing and conducting training programs for in-service teachers
  • Experience in developing and implementing programmatic improvements
  • Strong planning, supervising, and program development skills
  • Understanding of monitoring, evaluation, and process documentation
  • Prior success working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of people and organizations
  • Good understanding of government system related to primary grades, able and well versed in working and dealing with government stakeholders at the central/state/local level 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the local book publishing industry
  • Experience in managing a printing and publication process
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Nepali and English
  • Able to type in Nepali language and is comfortable editing Nepali fonts (e.g. Preeti, Kantipur, Himali, PLK, Himalb, etc.) 
  • Edit stories for QRM books in Nepali language (genre, content, themes, plot, grammar, spelling, vocabularies, sentence structure etc.)  
  • Able to edit simple Nepali language by using InDesign files
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously


  • Master’s degree in Education with specialization in Nepali
  • Experience in material design, development, training, and teaching at the primary grade
  • Work experience in a non-profit organization (I/NGOs)
  • Prior track record of achieving results in a fast-paced, growth-oriented organization
  • Experience in instructional and Supplementary material development, teacher training, student assessment (EGRA, CB-EGRA), and monitoring in the field

To be successful as a member of the PLK team, you will also: 

  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic non-profit organization
  • Be an innovative and creative thinker – you are not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  • Have a strong work ethic and require minimal direction
  • Work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

Click here to apply

Application Deadline: 15th Jun 2021

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