Vacancy Announcement- कर्मचारी आवश्यकता

National Federation of the Deaf Nepal (NDFN)


National Federation of the Deaf Nepal (NDFN) is an umbrella organization of, by and for the Deaf People in Nepal. NDFN was established in 1995 by the joint effort and collaboration of the 8 local deaf associations and formally registered as non- governmental organization in District Administration Office, Kathmandu and Social Welfare Council. Currently NDFN is having 52 district deaf associations affiliated in Nepal.

The purpose of formation of NDFN is to strengthen the movement of rights of persons with deafness in Nepal by advocating deaf friendly law and policies and collaborating with possible stakeholders, raising awareness, developing and disseminating Nepali Sign Language, formation, capacity building of local deaf associations, strengthening interpreter’s service, communication, employment and many more. Access to information, quality education for deaf children in their preferred language, removing barrier in communication, job and employment opportunities and others are core issues and activities of NDFN.

NDFN is working in close collaboration with the organization of person with deafblindness, parent organization and organization of person of visually impaired to promote the rights of persons with deafblindness in Nepal. NDFN is recognized as National Resource Centre on Deafblindness and is currently working towards strengthening the educational status of children with deafblindness in Chitwan district (Bharatpur metropolitan city and Kalika Municipality) to address the needs of persons with deafblindness in district. NDFN is seeking the potential candidates for the position of:



1.    Home Based Educator

Basic Job Information                                                                     

Job Category:NGO /  Social work
Job Level:Mid-Level
No. of Vacancy/s:1 ]
Employment Type:Full Time-Contract Basis.
Reporting to:Project Coordinator/Senior Deafblind educator
Tenure:1.5 years with possible extension
Job Location:Chitwan district (Kalika Municipality) with frequent home visits
Offered Salary:Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline):7 September 2023 (5 pm Nepali time)

Job Specification

Education Level:Bachelor degree in Education or equivalent. (Education is preferable)
Experience Required:More than or equals to 1 year

Other Specification

  • Bachelor Degree in Education or relative filed with at least 1 year of work experience in field of disability, especially sensory impairment.
  • Good understanding on disability-related National (disability right act inclusive education policy, Health policies) and International laws and policies (UNCRPD, SDG)
  • Familiar with current socio-political context and change process
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Nepali language(English will add value)
  • Good understanding of the safeguarding policy of Country and organization level along with understanding on its implementation in the ground level will be required.
  • Prior experience working as community based rehabilitation program and project with home based support to the children with disabilities and working experience with organization of persons with Disabilities will be an advantage
  • Preference would be given to candidates with ability to communicate in Nepali Sign language and other forms of communication like braille, tactile communication etc
  • Respect to the diversity in particular to the poor marginalized, vulnerable and disability population

Job Description

  • Be able to work hands on with the children and should be able to plan proper Individual Education Plan (IEP) and activities as per the need of the child.
  • The candidate should be able to develop rapport with the family members of the children.
  • Work closely with the project team on various events, awareness campaigns, conduct trainings and workshops.
  • The candidate should be able to conduct/be part of team conducting functional assessments of special needs of the children (preferably deafblindness, Visual Impairment, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual disabilities)
  • Be able to produce written reports on child’s progress.
  • The candidate should be able to modify classroom/home set-up, and help children participate in educational activities.

Applying Procedure:

  • Interested candidates can email their CV (CV should include at-least 2 references with detail) along with a cover letter describing suitability for the position by 7th August 2023 to  ndfnvacancy@gmail.com referencing the position title "Home based Educator" in the subject line.
  • NDFN treats the safeguarding of all beneficiaries, staff and volunteers seriously, prioritizing the well-being and safety of everyone who encounters our organisation. We will keep the people we support safe from harm by checking that applicants for this job are suitable to work with children and vulnerable adults.
  • Shortlisted candidate must present police report during the interview process.
  • NDFN promotes the inclusion and encourages person with disabilities and their parents (with deafblindness) and person representing ethnical groups, women, Dalit's, Madhesi and other back warded community to apply.
  • Phone call will be not be entertained and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. The organization reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reasons.
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