Vacancy for TaRL Instructor / Teaching and Learning Mentor

Aasaman Nepal

Aasaman Nepal (ASN) ‘A pioneer organization for education and nutrition’, is one of the leading Terai based NGOs led and managed by social activists since its establishment in Dhanusha, Janakpur in 1999. ASN has been engaged in developing and implementing programs aimed at protection, promotion and fulfillment of child rights in Nepal. Currently ASN has been working in 17 districts under 6 Thematic Areas as: Education/Child Protection, Women Empowerment, Livelihood/ Natural Resource Management, Disaster Risk Reduction, Health/ Nutrition and Good Governance.

Details / requirements:

Aasaman Nepal (ASN) ‘A pioneer organization for education and nutrition’, is one of the leading Terai based NGOs led and managed by social activists since its establishment in Dhanusha, Janakpur in 1999. ASN has been engaged in developing and implementing programs aimed at protection, promotion and fulfillment of child rights in Nepal. Currently ASN has been working in 24 districts under 6 Thematic Areas as: Education/Child Protection, Women Empowerment, Livelihood/ Natural Resource Management, Disaster Risk Reduction, Health/ Nutrition and Good Governance.

Aasaman Nepal with Street Child will be executing “Build the Basics project” which aims to implement integrated intervention to alleviate learning loss and accelerate learning levels for 36,000 children; strengthen school capacities for continued learning and retention of students in 600 state schools across 40 Local Governments; and engage in evidence-based advocacy for proportional actions at the systems level in Madhesh Province and Karnali Province.

The Aasaman Nepal is looking for the self-motivated, result oriented and hard-working Nepali citizen for the following positions:

1. TaRL Instructor – Two (Salyan, Jajarkot)

Objective/Purpose of the Position:

The Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) Instructors will primarily be responsible for building the capacity of teachers, educators, and trainers. They are also responsible for monitoring the project activities of the Build the Basics Project. They will design and deliver training programs, provide ongoing instant support, and ensure the successful transfer of knowledge and skills to teachers, educators and trainers. They will develop their capacity in facilitation, assessment and evaluation and 

will be responsible for the smooth and efficient implementation of the project activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Program Planning and Implementation  

  • Design comprehensive and engaging training programs for teachers, educators and trainers. Develop training modules, materials, and resources aligned with Recovery and Accelerated Learning Plan (ReAL Plan –2023/28) and the specific needs of the target beneficiaries.  
  • Facilitate training sessions, workshops, and seminars for teachers, educators and trainers to enhance their understanding of the methodology. Utilize interactive and participatory training techniques to promote active learning and skill development.
  • Develop the capacity of teachers and educators in facilitation, assessment, and evaluation.
  • Provide guidance and support on building their capacity to deliver effective training programs. Conduct mentoring and coaching sessions to enhance their instructional skills and pedagogical knowledge.
  • Adapt the instruction manual or guideline to suit the local context and needs of different regions or schools. Modify training materials and resources accordingly to ensure relevance and effectiveness in diverse educational settings aligning the ReAL Plan 2023/28
  • Offer ongoing instant technical support to trainers, teachers, educators, in the project implementation. Respond to inquiries, provide guidance, and address challenges related to instructional strategies, assessment techniques, and data analysis.
  • Working together with trainers, teacher, educators and school’s in enhancing quality of project implementation and problems solving;
  • Work closely with different departments of Aasaman Nepal for effective and smooth implementation of the project. 

Coordination and Communication  

  • Collaborate with program team, stakeholders, and partner organizations to align training efforts with program goals and objectives. Establish networks and partnerships to share best practices and enhance the overall implementation.
  • Work closely with teachers, students, parents, educators’, management committees and community people for effectiveness the project;
  • Provide periodic inputs to Aasaman Nepal and partner organization for the effectiveness project.
  • Conduct regular follow up meeting with partner, teachers, students, parents, educators, and management committees.

Monitoring and Reporting 

  • Assist to develop mechanisms of assess the effectiveness of the training programs. Collect feedback, conduct observations, and use data to evaluate the impact of the training and make necessary adjustments for improvement.
  • Assist to regularly monitor learning progress and adjust instructional strategies accordingly in coordination with provincial coordinator and other team member. Use formative assessments to track individual student growth and identify areas that require additional support.
  • Assist to data assessment and provide reports on learning progress and program effectiveness. Collaborate with program coordinators to identify trends, challenges, and opportunities for improvement. Foster positive relationships and communicate regularly about learning progress and needs.
  • Maintain accurate records of training activities, participant attendance, and progress. Prepare reports on training outcomes, lessons learned, and recommendations for future training initiatives.
  • Prepare and share timely and accurate progressive reports periodically to line manager.
  • Mentoring and coaching educators, teachers on the spot wherever/whenever required.

Core Competencies:

Communication and Knowledge Management Skills:

  • Able to deal with audiences based on the knowledge audience level.
  • Consistently creates and shares knowledge products for different audiences.
  • Excellent written and oral communication in Nepali and English along with translation works.
  • Excellent in designing, facilitating and delivering trainings and its arrangements.

Interpersonal and Organizational skills:

  • Collaborative within the team and stakeholders.
  • Problem solving and flexible.
  • Capacity to take initiative and work independently with minimum instructions and as a team member in diverse workforce.
  • Proactive with multitasking abilities.
  • Has social skills- builds and maintains relationships within the organization and with stakeholders.


  • Is able to be accountable for the responsibilities and demonstrate high efficiency at work while adhering to the core values of Aasaman Nepal.
  • Is able to make the team accountable in delivering the planned activities.

Creativity and Integrity:

  • Encourages team to be innovative in working ideologies and processes.
  • Is honest and transparent at work with highest level of integrity.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or above in education or related field.
  • At least 3 years proven experience in delivering effective training programs in a development organization or similar.
  • In-depth knowledge of evidence-based instructional approaches and remedial education.
  • Strong understanding of instructional design principles and learning theories.
  • Ability to adapt training content to different audiences and educational contexts.
  • Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation processes to assess training impact.
  • Flexibility to travel to various working areas as required frequently.

2. Teaching and Learning Mentor – Thirteen (Jajarkot – 3, Salyan – 5 and Rautahat – 5)

Job Description

  • Assist in the induction and orientation of new teachers, helping them understand Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) pedagogies.
  • Provide pedagogical support to teachers by sharing effective teaching strategies, methodologies, and instructional resources. 
  • Help teachers enhance their teaching skills and implement innovative and student-centered teaching practices.
  • Collaborate with teachers to develop comprehensive lesson plans aligned with the TaRL manual along with national curriculum. 
  • Provide guidance on incorporating appropriate teaching techniques, differentiation, and assessment methods.
  • Conduct regular classroom observations to assess teaching practices, classroom management, and student engagement. 
  • Provide constructive feedback to teachers, highlighting areas of improvement and suggesting strategies for enhancement.
  • Identify the professional development needs of teachers and assist in organizing relevant training workshops, seminars, and conferences. 
  • Encourage teachers to participate in professional development activities to stay updated with the latest educational trends.
  • Support teachers in regular assessments and evaluating student performance and analyze assessment data and use it to inform instruction, identify learning gaps, and implement remedial measures.
  • Promote collaboration among teachers, facilitating the sharing of best practices and experiences.
  • Create a supportive and empathetic environment where teachers can share their concerns, seek guidance, and receive encouragement.
  • Maintain records of mentoring activities, assessments, and professional development plans.
  • Manage and provide relevant teaching resources and materials to support teachers’ professional growth.
  • Liaise with LG mentor, school administrators, education officials, and community members to promote teacher development initiatives.
  • Mentors should possess a deep understanding of pedagogical approaches, curriculum frameworks, and teaching methodologies.
  • Mentors should have skills in conducting classroom observations, providing constructive feedback, and guiding teachers towards improvement.
  • Encourage teachers to reflect on their teaching practices, analyze student outcomes, and adapt their strategies accordingly.
  • Mentors should have updated with the latest educational research, trends, and policies to provide relevant guidance to teachers.
  • Inform and share regularly about the meeting, regular activities, training and different events of the program with the schools, community and other stakeholders.
  • Share and update about the progress of the activities and challenges with the district coordinators.
  • Facilitate various meetings, workshops, interactions at community and school level.
  • Support in program planning, implementation, and monitoring
  • Prepare report of each event, meeting and visit.
  • Collect case studies of different incident, children, community and school related with the program.
  • Applicants with direct experience working in schools or educational institutions, particularly with TaRL pedagogies, will be given preference.

Qualification and required skills:

  • Intermediate level in Education or any related field with minimum 2 years of working experience especially in education projects, particularly on girls and inclusive education; gender programming.

Languages: Strong command of Nepali, English (oral and written) and local language preferred/required.   

Aasaman Nepal has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we are protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

Other Attributes for all positions: Excellent quality of work and commitment to high standards, strong communication skills, team building and willingness and motivated for good service delivery with strong networking and interpersonal skills and comfortable to work under stress and emergencies.

Age Limit: Candidates between 21 years to 55 years are only eligible to apply for the above position, depending upon the nature of job they will carry. For Teaching and Learning Mentor candidates between 18 years to 40 years are only eligible to apply for the above position, depending upon the nature of job they will carry

All employees must adhere to child safeguarding in person’s provisions covered in the project agreement.

Monitor staff and partners’ and ensure adherence to Aasaman Nepal’s policies and internal procedures, protocols, Aasaman Nepal’s code of Conduct with special attention to Safeguarding Standards and Procedure, Case Handling Framework, Child Protection and Do No Harm Policies. Also, immediate reporting and redress of any complaints and issues based on its severity.


  • 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.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application filled by downloading the link below along with an updated CV by 7 days 21/04/2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for participation in the recruitment process. No telephone enquiry is entertained. ASN reserves the right to qualify/disqualify any applications without any reason.

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