Science Teacher -1

Kopila Valley School · Surkhet, Karnali
Department Kopila Valley School
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

                                        Career opportunity at Kopila Valley School


KOPILA VALLEY SCHOOL- A world where every child is educated, safe, and loved.

Kopila Valley School (KVS), Surkhet <http://www.blinknow.org/pages/kopila-valley-school>, is one of a kind in sustainability, architecture, and designed for the future. It is the greenest school in the country; installing systems to make the campus net zero in energy and water needs. The school, well known for its child-centered philosophy and community service, is run by a passionate group of people who believe we can change the world, in the blink of an eye.


About the Position: Science Teacher -1 

KVS is seeking creative thinkers who embrace new approaches to teaching and learning. This is an opportunity for you to work with a forward-thinking school that is integrating technology into classrooms to enhance the understanding of lessons and make engaging and fun. The school provides excellent benefits and a supportive work environment that encourages teamwork and personal growth. If you are a passionate educator and willing to learn and grow, we encourage you to apply; We look forward to accommodating you in consideration of your possible contributions.

Work Location: Birendranagar -1, Surkhet

Number: 1 Position

Contract: Full time, Long term position

Benefits: Competitive Salary benefit with, Festival allowance, SSF, On-site meals

Nationality: Nepali citizens only


Must Haves

Education and Experience: Bachelor/Masters Degree in any discipline with 2 years of experience in the teaching field.

Language: Fluent in English and Nepali

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Good interpersonal skills and strong speaking / writing skills in both Nepali and English and be able to plan and work on a computer.
  • Good communication skills to speak clearly to students, other teachers, guardians and administration officials.
  • Good instruction skills to explain new ideas and unfamiliar concepts with varied methods catering to all and in a clear and concise way.
  • People skills to engage parents and creating healthy relationships with students and faculty will help create a quality learning environment.
  • Good on using Microsoft Office tools and email.
  • Experience in teaching learning material development and classroom management.
  • Self-motivated and well-organized.

Core Responsibilities

  1. Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, experiment and investigate.
  2. Design activities as per the needs of different levels of students. Instruct the students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  3.  Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social-emotional development. Inspire every child to aspire for higher self learning and think beyond boundaries and circumstances. Encourage sharing of ideas and develop tasks to encourage creativity as a part of the lesson plans.


Detailed Responsibilities

  1. Support the students’ growth in all aspects of whole education. Teach basic academic skills, personal hygiene, values and social skills and citizenship.
  2. Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  3. Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guests, other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  4. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to children.
  5. Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  6. Monitor and supervise students in a variety of educational environments (e.g., classroom, playground, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  7. Prepare a variety of written materials (e.g., journals, parent-teacher conference reports, anecdotal records, class tests, quizzes, students independent and group works etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and participation in school-related activities.
  8. Create Annual and Block Plans once a year. 


Other Responsibilities 

  • Make home visits and learn the living situations.
  • Be a part of the students’ clubs according to your subject of interest, guide and teach them one hour a week for knowledge and skills.
  • Assess and give feedback with the students’ strengths and weaknesses; indicate how you would strengthen those areas and the students' role to improve those areas.
  •  Attend assemblies and programmes; supervise meals and contribute to make a safe school.
  • Guide all students at all times, as needed, as you would do to your own children.
  • Select, store, order, issue, and keep class inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Keep records of students’ absence, anecdotes, marks obtained, credits and demerits and commendation letters.

There could be additional responsibilities, as determined by your supervisor.


Key Characteristics 

  • You believe that we can change the world, in the blink of an eye
  • You believe in making decisions that put children first
  • You are self-motivated, organized, and approachable
  • You enjoy creating systems, keeping records, and increasing efficiency
  • You are always looking for new ways for our team to work smarter instead of harder
  • You have a strong work ethic and a willingness to pick up new skills.. 
  • You are comfortable multi-tasking
  • You are positive, patient, and a clear communicator who is comfortable working with both Kopila Valley and BlinkNow staff.
  • you require little supervision and are flexible. You understand that you will be wearing many hats in this role, many of which are not explicitly included in this job description.

Interested in joining?

If you think this career opportunity will amplify your career growth, we encourage you to apply for this position with your updated CV, hand written application letter, academic certificate and other relevant certificate/document before 28 July 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for further screening process. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. If you have any queries/information, please send us at apply@kopilavalley.org, (please do not send us your application and CV in this email). We accept and screen applications on a rolling basis.

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  • Location
    Surkhet, Karnali
  • Department
    Kopila Valley School
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level