The British Council
The British Council has had a presence in Nepal since 1959. The British Council office in Nepal has been active in improving the teaching and learning of English, education sector projects and partnership programs, education promotion, UK examination and policy dialogue activities. British Council has also delivered range of Skills programmes in South Asia.
The British Council’s work in arts creates new relationships between artists, organisations and audiences to develop stronger creative sectors around the world. We help artists to break new grounds, support creativity and innovation, increase capacity by building skills to support livelihoods and cultural enterprise, extend safe spaces for creative exchange and contribute to research and policy.
We work towards three outcomes:
In Nepal, our activities align to regional focus areas and are delivered through the following programmes:
Inclusion: We plan and implement programmes that promote equality, diversity and inclusion in the arts and society particularly focusing on the inclusion of women/girls and gender minorities, disabled people, and marginalised groups
Heritage: Work to promote heritage and culture in Nepal and the UK
Creative Economy: We mobilise UK expertise to help realize a strong cultural enterprise in Nepal, including work in the crafts and heritage sector.
British Council Arts team is recruiting an Arts Assistant to support the Arts Team to
Department: Arts, Nepal
Contract type: Consultant
Closing date: 03 July 2022- Sunday
To apply: Please fill in the attached Application form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
The application form must be named in this manner: Full Name_Arts Assistant Temp_Date
To be considered for this job, you must already have the right to live and work in Kathmandu. Please be aware that for this role, we are not able to sponsor working visa.
Equality , Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Statement
The British Council is committed to policies and practices of equality, diversity and inclusion across everything we do. We support all staff to make sure their behaviour is consistent with this commitment. We want to address under representation and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, in particular, but not exclusively, on grounds of ethnicity and disability. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview and we have Disability Confident Employer Status. We welcome discussions about specific requirements or adjustments to enable participation and engagement in our work and activities.
The British Council is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.
We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.
Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.