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Teach For India’s Fellowship is spearheaded by the best and brightest young professionals and college graduates. Supporting our Fellows every step of the way, and helping build an unwavering nationwide movement, is a dedicated team of Staff. If you are the strategist, analyst, ideator and leader we’re looking for, join us and support the movement within your area of expertise.

The following full-time Staff positions are available.

If you are a 2013 Fellow, click here to apply for staff roles.

External applicants can apply for the staff positions by clicking here.

Candidates applying for an internship are requested to email internship@teachforindia.org with your resume and a covering letter.

Director, Fellowship Selection

Mumbai

As Director, Fellowship Selection, you will set the vision and long term strategy of the Fellowship Selection Team in line with organisational priorities.

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Director, Fellowship Selection

Position Summary
As Director, Fellowship Selection, you will set the vision and long term strategy of the Fellowship Selection Team in line with organisational priorities. You will lead an on-going research and analysis program in collaboration with key stakeholders from other verticals which will ensure our selection model leads us to efficiently identify those applicants (from the 20,000+ who will apply for the 2016 cohort) with the potential to lead us to our vision as excellent teachers and impactful leaders. You will oversee the implementation of our model throughout the selection cycle, ensuring that all decisions are accurate and have been made in the most efficient way possible, and that all 20,000 + applicants globally have an experience which is fair, consistent and leaves them as advocates of the movement. You will directly manage 2-3 Managers and indirectly the wider team of 4-5 Associates who lead day-to-day operations and implementation of this model. You will have responsibility for their on-going performance management and professional development, as well as for building a purposeful team culture. You will work to invest diverse stakeholders – including staff, Fellows, Alumni and external partners – in the work of the Selection Team and the role they have to play in it. You will also work as part of the wider leadership team, actively contributing to the organisational decision making process. 
Team Overview
What skills and mindsets drive excellent teachers? What skills and mindsets drive our greatest leaders? These are the questions which guide the work of the Fellowship Selection Team at Teach For India. 
The Fellowship Selection Team conducts research and analysis to design a selection model which will lead us to efficiently identify, from the 20,000+ who with apply to join the Teach For India Fellowship 2016 Cohort, those likely to be excellent teachers and impactful leaders. We design and run systems and processes which ensure efficient and accurate execution of this model across 8 cities in India and for each applicant who applies for the Fellowship. We train and support over 150 staff, Fellows and Alumni to execute their roles as interviewers with accuracy and efficiency. We monitor and evaluate outcomes at each stage of our process to ensure all decisions are accurate and that every applicant has an experience which is fair, consistent and leaves them as advocates of our movement. In short, we put teachers in classrooms who will transform the lives of every child they teach and who will, as Alumni, affect educational equity in India. 
Primary Responsibilities

  • Vision setting and strategic planning for the Fellowship Selection Team in line with organisational priorities and goals
  • Designing and implementing a long term research and analysis program to ensure our selection model leads us to efficiently identify those applicants likely to be excellent teachers and leaders of our movement
  • Collaborating with and investing key stakeholders – including staff, Fellows, Alumni and external partners – in the selection process and the role they have to play in ensuring we are efficient and accurate in our evaluation of applicants (either in model design or implementation)
  • Managing a team of 2-3 Mangers, leading them to achieve ambitious team and individual goals as well as supporting them in their professional development; driving a strong whole team culture which supports achievement of team goals
  • Designing systems and processes which ensure we can implement the selection model and meet our vision and goals efficiently, with accuracy and in a way is sustainable
  • Monitoring and tracking progress to goals through data analysis to ensure accuracy and consistency of decision making as well as efficiency of process
  • Problem solving the various challenges which arise during the selection process through the design and implementation of strategic solutions which are both immediate and sustainable long-term
  • Actively contributing to the organisational decision making process as part of the wider leadership team

Knowledge and Technical Skill

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong working knowledge of Salesforce

Competencies and Abilities

  • Do you have excellent people and team management skills, with the ability to lead a team to achieve ambitious outcomes?
  • Are you highly organised with excellent long term planning skills? Do you have the ability to set a clear vision and plan to meet this, adapting the plan when required to ensure you achieve a high quality outcome within the intended timeframe?
  • Do you have excellent project management skills? Are you able to manage complex projects involving many moving parts and stakeholders, ensuring a high quality outcome within a tight timeframe?
  • Do you think critically? Are you able to analyse complex data sets from varied sources (both quantitative and qualitative), drawing conclusions and identifying appropriate next steps?

Values and Mindsets

  • Do you believe that every child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically whatever their background?
  • Do you enjoy getting ‘stuck in’ and do you take a ‘can do’ approach to your work? Do you believe in leading from the front?
  • Do you thrive in a high-stakes, deadline-driven environment?
  • Do you have a growth-oriented mind set - are you driven to develop yourself as well as to challenge and improve existing processes and approaches? Do you believe the success of a team depends on its continued professional growth?
  • Are you data-driven and results oriented, yet with a ‘purpose-over-process’ approach to work? Do you take a solution oriented approach when faced with challenges? Do you focus on identifying and implementing solutions which are long term and sustainable, and can you adapt to in-the-moment challenges to ensure quality of outcome is not impacted?
  • Do you have a high attention to detail, with a belief in the importance of ‘the little things’?

Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of work experience, of which at least 3 years have been in a direct management position
  • End-to-end project management experience (from vision setting to execution)
  • A background in the education sector and/or HR and/or with experience of hiring/interviewing processes is preferred but not essential (although an interest in these areas and a willingness to learn is!)

City Director

Delhi

The City Director(CD) role is an exciting opportunity to head Teach For India’s efforts in Delhi. The CD creates and shapes the vision for the City and the long term strategy that is required to ensure that every one of the 10,000 children attain an excellent education.

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City Director

Position Summary:

The City Director(CD) role is an exciting opportunity to head Teach For India’s efforts in Delhi. The CD creates and shapes the vision for the City and the long term strategy that is required to ensure that every one of the 10,000 children attain an excellent education. The Delhi staff team is responsible for developing the leadership skills and investment of Fellows and maximizing student impact in the city whilst, you ensure that the team has the relationships, funding and networks to sustain and excel as a team but also maximize and accelerate Teach For India’s impact by creating compelling opportunities and partnerships for Teach For India and Alumni. The CD is expected to take ownership beyond their immediate team and to regularly support and collaborate with other City Directors and Vertical Heads.  

 

Team Overview:

The Delhi city operations team has had the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission for the last 3 years. This involves training and supporting Fellows to have 

impact in their classrooms, schools and communities, to have impact on themselves and to prepare Fellows for their post Fellowship journey. The team works with various stakeholders in the city of Delhi like numerous Government bodies, corporates, foundations, NGOs as well as our Alumni to drive our vision. Delhi city has 250 Fellows and 100+ active Alumni who together impact 9600 children. 

 

Responsibilities: 

To iterate on the Delhi city vision that is aligned with the organisational vision and ensure investment in the vision by all Fellows and staff

  • To build and maintain a strong culture that imbibes all Teach For India core values and key messages.
    • Creating a vision for the city culture consisting of 300 employees
    • Effectively creating structures to invest all staff and Fellows in the city culture
  • To build and maintain relationships with key partners and stakeholders that facilitate or accelerate the impact that Teach For India has in the region.  This includes school, government, corporate, not for profit and personal relationships with stakeholders
  • Leverage relationships to fully fund the costs of the site, which is 14 Cr for 2015-16
  • To ensure that all 30+ staff team members feel they have the skills and support to do their role well, coaching and managing them to success
    • Setting the vision for city staff development
    • Defining and refining the City staff Support Plan
  • Ensuring development of tools to support the City staff
  • Ensuring identification & documentation of best practices
  • Leading performance management conversations
  • To build strong relationships with 75+ placement schools and communities
    • Ensure placements for each Fellowship cycle are secured
    • Implement the allocation of Fellows to school
    • Develop and maintain relationships with the school and investing the school leadership
    • Support Fellows to develop a strong understanding of, and relationship with their schools, parents and communities
    • Assess the impact on external Stakeholders and use the information to refine strategy
    • Ensure that Fellows are excited about impact projects, and complete their projects by the 2nd year of their Fellowship
  • To work closely with all verticals, especially, Recruitment, Selection, Matriculation, Training, Finance, Organisational Effectiveness, Alumni Impact, Admin, IT and HR for the following:
    • Provide strategic input to the development of policies and strategy
    • Ensure roll-out and execution of initiatives in the city

Additional responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessment centers for new Fellows on four weekends a year, and influence them to join the Fellowship.
  • Actively participate and lead at the Teach For India Training Institute as a full-time staff member
  • Attend recruitment events (presentations, coffee chats, and gatherings)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Believe that all students can achieve at high levels, and Fellows must lead them to transformed life paths.

  • Exemplify Teach For India core values, sense of possibility, teamwork, excellence, integrity, critical thinking, Seva and respect and humility.
  • Strong influencing and motivating skills that allow for strong and enduring relationships to be built and maintained (with students, parents, Principals, Teach For India staff other teachers and/or other Fellows, funders, press, colleges and corporates).
  • Strong managerial instincts and project management skills including an outstanding ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Strong ability to problem solve
  • Understanding of operational excellence and ability to put systems and processes in place   
  • Exhibit professionalism with respect to school and Teach For India policies.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding time management

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree and at least five years of work experience preferred
  • Experience managing large projects and teams of people to successful outcomes
  • Teaching / Education experience preferred although not essential

Lead Manager, Fellowship Recruitment

South

The Recruitment Manager Lead (RML) sets the vision and strategy for Fellowship recruitment and branding in the region. The RML is responsible for ensuring that an ambitious number of leaders from a given region arrive at the Institute ready to begin the Fellowship. Depending on the region, the RML will manage a team of Recruitment Managers (RM) and Recruitment Associates (RA) and devise strategies to reach out to the most promising leaders in the region.

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Lead Manager, Fellowship Recruitment

Position Summary:
The Recruitment Manager Lead (RML) sets the vision and strategy for Fellowship recruitment and branding in the region. The RML is responsible for ensuring that an ambitious number of leaders from a given region arrive at the Institute ready to begin the Fellowship. Depending on the region, the RML will manage a team of Recruitment Managers (RM) and Recruitment Associates (RA) and devise strategies to reach out to the most promising leaders in the region. The Recruitment Manager Lead (RML) plays a role of manager, mentor and coach to the Recruitment Managers (RM) and Recruitment Associate (RA) while supporting them in the field and driving them outcomes. The RML is also critical in promoting, enhancing and protecting the Teach For India brand. The RML will support RMs and RAs who are the face of Teach For India and build and leverage key relationships with high-level stakeholders, heads of colleges and corporates, and create networks in the region that will help the Recruitment team year on year. 
Ultimately, the RML ensures that RMs bring in the leaders with the best minds and best hearts to join our Fellowship. At its soul, the role revolves around changing mindsets in this country and, as such, presents tremendous opportunity to build leadership and management skills in a fast-paced, results-driven, and challenging team.  
The RML also plays a vital role in national strategy along with the South and West RMLs and the Director of Recruitment. 
Team Overview:
The Recruitment Team at Teach For India is responsible for ensuring that the leaders with the best minds and best hearts apply and join the Teach For India Fellowship. To that end, we aim to meet as many promising applicants as possible and inform, inspire and invest them into our work by sharing three key messages with them:

  • The Fellowship is the single greatest leadership-development program available
  • Our Alumni force is currently spread across sectors around the world fighting to end educational inequity in India and that
  • This will be the challenge of your life 

We build the Teach For India brand in our respective portfolios, conduct presentations in colleges and corporates nationwide and internationally, drive follow-ups with high-potential candidates, and ensure presence in important events. The Recruitment Team engages people across the world to facilitate its outreach and forge partnerships with important entities. To this end, the Recruitment Team not only ensures the continuity of the movement, but we also work to substantially change the mindsets of the youth, parents, teachers and professionals we meet across the country every single day. The team is vital in ensuring that the vision of Teach For India is ultimately realized: one day all children in India will attain an excellent education. 
Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Setting a Strategy and Goals

  • Articulate a vision for your region and set ambitious goals for recruitment and matriculation
  • Manage, mentor and coach 4-5 RMs/RAs in setting an ambitious goal for their respect portfolio

Build your team

  • Attract, interview, and directly manage a team of 4-5 RMs and RAs

Manage and Support the managers/associates    

  • Understand every team’s member working style and provide support accordingly
  • Manage team to outcomes aligned to the organization goals
  • Mentor for team’s professional and personal development
  • Build a collaborative culture in the team

Develop the Brand and Marketing Plan for the Region

  • Print media: partner with local newspapers, magazines
  • Secure radio, television, video, film partnerships
  • Initiate tie-ups with youth hubs around the city

Use a Data-Driven Approach

  • Constantly examine application data and analyze trends and translate them into next steps to meet the desired outcomes
  • Investigate the data of the RMs to highlight grey areas and do a course correction or share best practices

Partner with other verticals

  • City Team - understand the Teach For India vision in your city/region and drive Recruitment accordingly
  • Selection – conduct Assessment Centers
  • Communications – leverage our marketing team for branding

Compel the larger Teach For India One Team family

  • Effectively compel Fellows, staff, and alums  to participate effectively in Recruitment

Adapt and Exemplify the Teach For India culture

  • You are the face of Teach For India: project the brand internally and externally 

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Superior project management and organization skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using data to drive decisions: analyzing numbers and trends and critically thinking so as to use data to decide on next steps 

Competencies and Abilities

  • People Management skills so as to effectively manage a team of managers including Remote Management – the ability to remotely and effectively manage team members
  • Excellent interpersonal, public-speaking and presentation skills: ability to effectively interface with multiple audiences, internal teams and stakeholders while presenting complex ideas clearly and in an engaging manner
  • Strong time management skills and ability to remain flexible in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines
  • Data-driven and results oriented but with a ‘purpose-over-process’ approach to work
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems
  • Ability to travel extensively (intra and inter-city) and adopt flexible timings (especially during “cycle season” from July-Feb) 

Values and Mindsets:

  • Belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically, despite their background
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt quickly to a new work stream and culture
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility
  • Entrepreneurial attitude: working independently while also being a team player
  • Commitment to executing a complex plan in an entrepreneurial environment 

Education and Experience:

  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience, preferably leading a team to success
  • Experience as a Teach For India Fellow. Not required, but strongly desired
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment and is sensitive to the diversity of our target population
  • Previous experience working hard in a deadline-oriented, target-driven environment with respect for process and professionalism: able to keep himself/herself, as well as the team, calm during high-stress periods

Associate, Development

National Team – Mumbai

In its basic form, the role is to support fundraising efforts. However, the role can go much beyond that including looking for creative and new avenues for funding. The associate will be given a lot of ownership of projects and work allowing for a lot of personal growth and satisfaction. The celebration when a big donor gets converted because of relentless efforts is unparalleled.

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Associate, Development

Position Summary:

In its basic form, the role is to support fundraising efforts. However, the role can go much beyond that including looking for creative and new avenues for funding. The associate will be given a lot of ownership of projects and work allowing for a lot of personal growth and satisfaction. The celebration when a big donor gets converted because of relentless efforts is unparalleled.

 

Team Overview:
The development team is responsible for raising funds for the operations of Teach For India. Development is one of the critical backbones of the organizations as the organization is completely dependent on donations in its current form. The development team needs to be abreast with everything happening in the organization and the education sector as a lot of time is spent in creating and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders. The national team also provides tools and support to individual cities and the Expansion team in its fundraising efforts. The development team is divided into 9 work streams by different sources of funding that Teach For India receives. Some of these include Corporates, Foundations, Individual Giving, Retail Giving, Online, Events, among others.

 

Responsibilities: 

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prospect research, portfolio management and managing gift operations for donors in each work stream
  • The associate will be required to support these funding streams along in addition to managing one of these work streams independently
  • When required the associate will also support the manager/directors with additional research as and when required
  • To ensure that all 30+ staff team members feel they have the skills and support to do their role well, coaching and managing them to success
    • Setting the vision for city staff development
    • Defining and refining the City staff Support Plan
  • Ensuring development of tools to support the City staff
  • Ensuring identification & documentation of best practices
  • Leading performance management conversations
  • The associate may also have the opportunity to manage interns and Fellows working on specific projects under their work stream

Additional responsibilities:

  • As a part of the development team, the associate will make several external contacts. These should be appropriately shared with the recruitment, alumni & communications teams who also deal with external stakeholders.
  • The associate might also be required to help during selection of new Fellows and job placements of graduating ones.
  • Volunteering in classrooms is highly recommended to keep in touch with why we do what we do.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Mindsets

  • Excellent critical thinking skills and high sense of possibility.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Adaptability ( ability to work in unstructured environments with minimal supervision).
  • Perseverance
  • Should be very comfortable with numbers

General management Skills 

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Strong excel, word and powerpoint skills.
  • Communication skills especially writing.

Education and Experience:

  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience in a role which required writing proposals and reports  i.e consulting, research, legal, etc.
  • Graduate in any stream.

Manager, City Human Resources, Government and School Relations

Delhi

The Manager HR, Government and School Relations will be responsible for creating the strategy and enabling maximum school impact throughout the city through initiating and building relationships with partner schools and leveraging key influencers in the local city government as well as building a strong city culture.

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Manager, City Human Resources, Government and School Relations

Position Summary:
The Manager HR, Government and School Relations will be responsible for creating the strategy and enabling maximum school impact throughout the city through initiating and building relationships with partner schools and leveraging key influencers in the local city government as well as building a strong city culture. This person is the backbone of the Delhi site handling multiple responsibilities to ensure smooth operations, strong processes, systems and decision making at scale for a site like Delhi with approximately 250 Fellows supported by 40 staff members. S/he will be responsible for setting a strong city culture and work closely with the city leadership team to curtail attrition at every level as well as hiring of all open positions. The Manager will also be responsible for overall community liaison strategy and networking with NGOs working in and around the placement school clusters and communities, to provide a conducive environment for Fellows and Program Managers to deliver on their goals for student achievement. The manager is responsible for creating a strategy for expansion and placements within the city. The manager is responsible to find long term solutions for partnering with the Government at State and City level. The Manager will also be responsible for building an awareness of our model within the various government bodies so as to procure ‘stay sanction’ in the schools and also in reaching the Government funding target for the city.
Team Overview:
The Delhi city operations team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission for the last 3 years. This involves training and supporting Fellows to have impact in their classrooms, schools and communities, to have impact on themselves and to prepare Fellows for their post Fellowship journey. The team works with various stakeholders in the city of Delhi like numerous Government bodies (3 MCD zones, DoE departments and SSA department), corporates, foundations, NGOs as well as our Alumni to drive our vision.
Responsibilities: 
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Human Resources Compliance
    • Primary Custodian of quality control of all Fellow Databases ( including online) managed by the HR associate : Support Fellow registrations at the institute, maintain Fellow Database, track Fellow retention issues and facilitate retention conversations wherever needed.
    • Ensure timely completion of all HR tasks by the HR associate with 100% quality checks (Attendance and leave management, Fellow stipend processing data, performance management, Support Staff and Fellows with any HR related queries as well as volunteer management within the city)
    • Fellow Support conversations: Participate in the Support plan conversations with Program Manager/Senior Program Managers/City Directors.
    • Facilitate trainings to align Fellows and Staff to organizational policies and processes
    • Hiring and Induction of new City Operations members
    • Leadership Development Plan (LDP)– Making sure that Senior Program Manager and City Director conduct 2X2 conversations with teams by scheduling, facilitating and/or shadowing conversations. City Human Resources must facilitate the group conversations that happen during the LDP cycle and drive the staff engagement survey.
    • Recognition and engagement plan for City Staff, building in more informal team time and ensure that general well-being of city team is taken care of.
    • Conduct regularly meetings and touch points with Fellows and staff
  • Government and School Relations
    • Invest, sustain and grow the critical relationships with the key stakeholders of the local Government, local Government bodies and other leaders (local politicians and community leaders) for reaching the long term vision of Teach For India, Delhi.
    • Build contacts within the Government bodies to ensure we are able to get the government funding for our Delhi Operations.
    • Build systematic funding partnerships with the government for years to come.
    • Explore and create alumni and internship opportunities with Government departments.
    • Set a vision for school and community impact for Teach For India, Delhi by establishing different support structures for both Program Managers and Fellows, which will center around sustaining strong relationships with the parents, school Head Masters, non-Teach For India school teachers, student communities and other important stakeholders from the schools and communities of Delhi.
    • Design and organize the Principal conferences through partnership with other foundations within Delhi who hold expertise in leadership development.
    • Design an elaborate vision for Teach For India’s expansion in the region and manage the Fellow placements for the incoming Fellows by ensuring smooth MOU renewals, building the annual placement strategy, and looking into the expansion into other Government and low- income private schools in the city.
    • Design, Support and train the city program team (PMs and Fellows) on the various aspects of relationship building, difficult conversations and school transformation through workshops at city conferences and PM debriefs.
    • Assist the PMs and Fellows in reaching amicable solutions for concerns raised by principal or government officials.
    • Manage, support and professionally develop placement and school relation associates.
    • Lead the School and Government Relations Committee to end of year outcomes.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Nurture and grow the 3 associates working within the team so that they are able to meet their potential
  • Support in Recruitment, Selection, Matriculation based on interest and skills.
  • Support at Training Institute based on interest and skills.
  • Support in planning and organizing city events like InspirED, mid-year retreats.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent critical thinking skills and high sense of possibility
  • Willingness to learn
  • Adaptability (ability to work in unstructured environments with minimal supervision)
  • Perseverance
  • Strong Management Skills
  • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills

Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Communication skills especially writing

Education and Experience:
Here are the minimum qualifications we look for:

  • Minimum of 4- 6 years of operations management experience
  • Experience in HR preferred but not essential
  • Graduate in any stream

Manager, City Government and School Relations and Placement

Mumbai

The Manager - Placements & Government Relations will be responsible for creating the strategy and enabling maximum school impact throughout the city through initiating and building relationships with partner schools and leveraging key influencers in the local city government.

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Manager, City Government and School Relations and Placement

Position Summary:

The Manager - Placements & Government Relations will be responsible for creating the strategy and enabling maximum school impact throughout the city through initiating and building relationships with partner schools and leveraging key influencers in the local city government. The Manager will also be responsible for overall community liaison strategy and networking with NGOs working in and around the placement school clusters and communities, to provide a conducive environment for Fellows and Program Managers to deliver on their goals for student achievement. The manager is responsible for creating a strategy for expansion and placements within the city. The manager is responsible to find long term solutions for partnering with the Government at State and City level.

Team Overview:

The Mumbai city operations team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission. This involves training and supporting Fellows to have impact in their classrooms, schools and communities, to have impact on themselves and to prepare Fellows for their post Fellowship journey. The team works with various stakeholders in the city of Mumbai like our Alumni, Government, corporates, foundations, NGOs to drive our vision. Mumbai will be entering into its sixth year of operation in 2014 – 15, we will have ~ 220 Fellows, ~ 23 city operations team members and ~ 160 Alumni working in the city.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Invest, sustain and grow the critical relationships with the key stakeholders of the local Government, local Government bodies and other leaders (local politicians and community leaders) for reaching the long term vision of Teach For India, Mumbai.
  • Build systematic funding partnerships with the Government. Explore and create alumni and internship opportunities with Government departments.
  • Set a vision for school & community impact for Teach For India, Mumbai by establishing different support structures for both Program Managers and Fellows, which will center around sustaining strong relationships with the parents, school Head Masters, non-Teach For India school teachers, student communities and other important stakeholders from the schools and communities of Mumbai.
  • Design and organize the Head Master conferences.
  • Design an elaborate vision for Teach For India’s expansion in the region and manage the Fellow placements for the incoming Fellows by ensuring smooth MoU renewals, building the annual placement strategy, and looking into the expansion into other Government and low-income private schools in the city.
  • Manage Community Engagement Associate. Lead the School and Government Relations Committee to end of year outcomes.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Support in Recruitment, Selection, Matriculation based on interest and skills.
  • Support at Training Institute based on interest and skills.
  • Support in planning & organizing city events like inspirED, mid year retreats.

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Strong Excel, Word and Powerpoint skills
  • Excellent communication skills especially writing
  • Should be very comfortable with numbers

Competencies and Abilities

  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Values and Mindset

  • Willingness to learn
  • High sense of possibility
  • Adaptability (ability to work in unstructured environments with minimal supervision)
  • Perseverance

Education and Experience

Here are the minimum qualifications we look for:

  • Graduate in any stream
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience (which includes investing stakeholders, making presentations)

Program Manager

Mumbai, Ahmedabad

The Program Manager role is integral to reaching Teach for India’s vision. Each Program Manager is responsible for coaching, managing and developing a team of Fellows. Their primary role is to maximize each Fellow’s leadership growth as we strive to build the movement of leaders that will end educational inequity.

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Program Manager

Position Summary:
The Program Manager role is integral to reaching Teach for India’s vision. Each Program Manager is responsible for coaching, managing and developing a team of Fellows. Their primary role is to maximize each Fellow’s leadership growth as we strive to build the movement of leaders that will end educational inequity. Throughout the two year Fellowship, Program Managers will support and guide their Fellows as they work to place over 500 children on a different life path. The Program Manager role is suited for those who wish to make a critical impact on students, schools and Fellows across our cities, want to increase their vision-setting, strategic thinking, planning, curricular planning, adult training, team building, coaching and managing, influencing, motivating and instructional skills, and are energized by working with an urgent, collaborative and high-achieving team.
Team Overview:
Each Program Manager is supported by a Senior Program Manager in their city under the guidance of the City Director, who is working towards their city vision.
Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Set an ambitious vision and goals for Fellow development, PM group culture and impact based on high expectations for students, Fellows and external stakeholders.
  • Continuously empower and invest Fellows in their own self development, Teach For India’s culture, building a collaborative and supportive network.
  • Prioritize and plan support for Fellows and all Fellows across the city, including planning for individual conversations, city-wide training sessions, group debriefs, and meetings for staff.
  • Conduct effective learning experiences for Fellows (including but not limited to individual observations debriefs, co-observations, external school visits, group debriefs, training sessions at conferences, co-planning, co-teaching, leadership conversations, co-community visits and debriefs) to ensure that Fellows build mindsets, skills and knowledge to reach their vision of a transformational leader and teacher.
  • Collect and analyze relevant data or evidence (student data, Fellow Engagement Survey data, Principal survey data, qualitative data from student work and other sources) to inform practice.
  • Support Fellows to design an execute Be The Change Projects addressing the biggest barriers for their students.
  • Influence Principals and other school teachers to have a strong vision for school culture and achievement (and build Fellows’ skills for doing so).

Additional responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessment centres for new Fellows on four weekends a year, and influence them to join the Fellowship.
  • Actively participate and lead at the Teach For India Training Institutes a full-time staff member.
  • Attend recruitment events (presentations, coffee chats, and gatherings).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Believe that all students can achieve at high levels, and Fellows must lead them to transformed life paths.
  • Exemplify Teach For India core values, sense of possibility, teamwork, excellence, integrity, critical thinking, seva, respect and humility.
  • Strong influencing and motivating skills (with students, parents, Principals, Teach For India staff other teachers and/or other Fellows).
  • Exhibit professionalism with respect to school and Teach For India policies.
  • Strong instructional planning (lesson plans, long-term plans, unit plans).
  • Strong classroom culture and management skills.

Education and Experience
We believe that reaching our vision demands that we have the best and brightest group of leaders working to lead this city. Here are some minimum qualifications we look for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of two years teaching experience in a low-income school with a strong track record of building academics, values, mindsets, and pathways to opportunity with students.

Manager, Impact

Mumbai

The Impact Manager is responsible for setting a vision and driving the strategy to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of our Fellowship program. Through a deep and comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the program, he/she will design approaches to measure and evaluate our effectiveness and strength at the student, Fellow and staff levels making key recommendations to strategy.

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Manager, Impact

Position Summary:

The Impact Manager is responsible for setting a vision and driving the strategy to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of our Fellowship program. Through a deep and comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the program, he/she will design approaches to measure and evaluate our effectiveness and strength at the student, Fellow and staff levels making key recommendations to strategy. Leading robust reflective cycles through the year at multiple periods, he or she will be a strategic thought partner to multiple teams and drive a culture of data driven, reflective practice.

Team Overview :

Teach For India’s Training & Impact Team sets a strong vision of excellence for every staff member, Fellow and student to drive towards, and designs resources and tools and empowers them with support and experiences to guide them on their path of leadership. We Research the biggest needs for our program and the best practices available; Design the solutions to meet the needs, Empower program staff, fellows and students and Learn about the impact of our interventions. Through our work, we impact more than 20,000 students through the 800 Fellows and more than 50 program staff across our 6 cities.

We will set the vision, strategy and design Institute in multiple regions in 2015 and on-board and support all new Program Managers and Senior Program Managers to execute Institute in a multi city model. During the academic year, we design assessments and curricula for students and provide on-going training, coaching and support for Fellows and staff across all our cities.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Research & Analysis

  • Research models and methods of impact evaluation and frameworks to improve the Teach For Indias approach
  • Set a vision for models to predict and analyze strength of the program across multiple variables and contexts
  • Set and drive the vision for goal setting, reflective cycles of data analysis and research for the Training & Impact and city teams
  • Set a vision for holistic impact evaluation on students, Fellow & Alumni development and Staff effectiveness

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)

  • Design systems for ongoing M&E at Institute and after Institute in collaboration with the Institute Manager and support course correction and adaptations
  • Design systems for on-going M&E through the academic year in collaboration with the Senior Training Manager and support Senior Program Managers on strategic decision making in local contexts
  • Establish systems to measure ongoing effectiveness of training and curricula resources, give support to city teams and collaborate with Curriculum Managers to review strategy

Reporting and Learning

  • Collaboratively with Organizational Effectiveness, Longitudinal Study teams and the Communications team, illustrate the impact of the program both internally and externally
  • Establish learning loops with Selection, Training & Alumni teams to maintain a long term evaluation and adaptation in design at all stages of the program
  • Design reports with every reflective cycle to drive comprehensive evaluation conversations
  • Engage with city teams, members of the Training team and other key stakeholders to deepen their understanding of impact and support them in setting data driven goals and priorities.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support the Training and Impact team with additional projects
  • Support Teach for India’s Recruitment and Selection Teams 
  • Work at Teach For India’s summer Institute as the Manager of Impact or in another role

Knowledge and Technical Skills

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Basic understanding of how to design and interpret a multivariate regression analysis
  • Understanding of basic statistical concepts involved in survey design and data analysis (including multiple causality, omitted variable bias, external validity, standard errors, t tests, internal validity, histograms, the different measures of central tendency, variance, etc.)
  • Proficient with the use of MS Excel including Pivot Tables and formulae (including but not limited to SUMIF, SUMIFS, COUNTIF, COUNT, VLOOKUP, LEFT, IFERROR, AVERAGE, QUARTILE, TRANPOSE, MATCH, etc.)
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with nested functions and also be comfortable creating infographics to display his/her analysis and results.
  • A working knowledge of VBA is preferred but not essential
  • Deep understanding of the program and the Theory of Change

Competencies and Abilities

  • Deep understanding of how to analyse data effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to effectively communicate and report analytics succinctly

Values and Mindsets

  • Belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically, despite his/ her background

Education and Experience

  • Graduate with relevant education experience in Statistics
  • 2+ years’ relevant experience handling data and designing research

Associate, Communications (PR, Media and Advertising)

Mumbai

To lead the marketing, advertising, PR and media activities of Teach For India and managing Teach For India’s media presence, including partnerships and innovative media opportunities.

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Associate, Communications (PR, Media and Advertising)

Position Summary:

To lead the marketing, advertising, PR and media activities of Teach For India and managing Teach For India’s media presence, including partnerships and innovative media opportunities. The Communications Associate will be responsible for documenting, capturing and writing Fellowship stories to pitch to the media and to share with an external audience. This position is critical in shaping the external perception of the Teach For India brand, spreading awareness about the movement and the Fellowship, and inspiring others to join the movement.

Team Overview:

The Communications team at Teach For India works with external stakeholders for PR and Events, and partners with internal teams to create and execute the overall marketing, brand and communication strategies for the organization.  This includes the development of targeted outreach strategies, design, events and materials for a diverse, nationwide audience of current and prospective donors, potential applicants to the Fellowship, new Fellows and staff, current staff and Fellows, the alumni body, the education community and extended networks at large.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading the advertising, PR and media initiatives for Teach For India
  • Building brand awareness across relevant mainstream and innovative media spaces
  • Achieving media mention targets across publications
  • Capturing, documenting, and writing inspiring stories, features, press releases etc.
  • Conceptualising and executing recruitment and fundraising campaigns, to maximise user engagement
  • Engaging with external stakeholders and create partnerships and co-branded tie ups
  • Use of primary / secondary market research data towards targeted marketing
  • Monitoring and archiving media mentions across print and digital platforms

Additional Responsibilities:

  • To provide support to the Recruitment Team in the selection of highest quality of candidates for the Fellowship
  • To provide support to the larger Communications team during events and campaigns

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Writing skills and experience in writing

Competencies and Abilities:

  • Organizational and execution skills
  • Creative thinking ability
  • Ability to deliver under pressure
  • Strong on resourcefulness

Education and Experience

  • Graduate/Postgraduate
  • 1+ years of experience -  in PR/ Media/ Advertising is a bonus

Associate, City Alumni Impact

Delhi

Within Delhi Alumni Impact Team works towards keeping Teach For India Alumni engaged and committed to the education movement through various programs and leadership calls.

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Associate, City Alumni Impact

Position Summary:

Within Delhi Alumni Impact Team works towards keeping Teach For India Alumni engaged and committed to the education movement through various programs and leadership calls. Emphasizes on the collective impact that is necessary for all children to attain an excellent education is at the center of all our activities. As the Alumni Impact Associate, you will get the opportunity to work closely with National Alumni, and Delhi City ops teams to track, engage, connect and measure Alumni Impact by reaching out to Alumni across sectors and regions within Delhi to build a strong Alumni network. 

Team Summary

At Teach For India, we believe the problem of educational inequity is vast and complex; one individual or organization working in a particular sector cannot address this crisis. The Alumni Impact Team aspires, therefore, to drive collective action towards this issue by mobilizing our Alumni network, a growing force of leaders serving in positions of influence across sectors, who will catalyze and fuel a national movement for educational equity.

To achieve this mission, the Alumni Impact Team will empower and enable Teach For India’s city teams to build powerful local alumni movements which will work towards educational reform in the given region. This work will involve:

  • Creating a vision for our alumni, both nationally as well as in the Teach For India regions, that is informed by an analysis of the educational landscape and provides a set of benchmarks against which the organization can assess its progress.
  • Helping Teach For India Fellows develop their personal and public leadership abilities and build the knowledge, skills, and mindsets that will allow them to identify their place in the larger movement.
  • Building a community of Alumni engaged with key issues in the education sector and who work collectively to impact change in the long-term.
  • Strengthening partnerships with a variety of external stakeholders working across the government, non-profit and for-profit sectors who will help us reach our vision.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Alumni Impact and Development Manager to set strategy and goals for all Alumni engagement programs for Delhi such as Alumni Giving, Alumni Chapters, Alumni Newsletter, survey etc.
  • Design and execute all Delhi specific Alumni Impact initiatives
  • Set a vision for the Alumni movement for Teach for India  - Delhi
  • Build relationships with Alumni through Alumni interviews, attending and organizing alumni events, collaborate and connect alumni to bring about collective impact
  • Work in collaboration with the Delhi City Ops Team to maintain the database to track current Alumni metrics and trends to influence the strategy for the Alumni team 
  • Work with the Alumni leads of the city team to lead Alumni chapters
  • Design and create the monthly Alumni Newsletter
  • Connect and share best practices across Alumni Chapters 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other verticals-
  • Recruitment - Help engage current Alumni with the Recruitment process
  • Communications - Work with the Communications team for designing of Alumni campaigns
  • Development- Tracking Alumni donations and building campaigns around Alumni Giving
  • Help with execution of Career Placements
  • Contribute with articles for the Online resource portal

Knowledge and technical skills:

  • A belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful in school, despite their background
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using data to drive decisions - analyzing numbers and trends and deriving a strategy to move forward
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems 

Abilities/ Competencies

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Superior project management and organization skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility 

Education and Experience

  • Strong undergraduate/postgraduate degree
  • 1-3 years of high-quality work experience in a research-focused role
  • Previous experience designing frameworks for research on education, leadership and/or organizations

Associate, City Human Resources

Delhi

The City Human Resources Associate is the backbone of the Delhi site handling multiple responsibilities to ensure smooth operations, strong processes, systems and decision making at scale for a site like Delhi with approximately 235 Fellows supported by 30 staff members. The Associate is one of the few people on the team who will work closely with every single person in the City Operations team (Fellows and staff).

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Associate, City Human Resources

Position Summary:

The City Human Resources Associate is the backbone of the Delhi site handling multiple responsibilities to ensure smooth operations, strong processes, systems and decision making at scale for a site like Delhi with approximately 235 Fellows supported by 30 staff members. The Associate is one of the few people on the team who will work closely with every single person in the City Operations team (Fellows and staff).

Team Overview:

The Delhi city operations team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission. This involves training and supporting Fellows to have impact in their classrooms, schools and communities, to have impact on themselves and to prepare Fellows for their post Fellowship journey. The team works with various stakeholders in the city of Delhi like our Alumni, Government, corporate, foundations, NGOs to drive our vision. Delhi will be beginning its sixth year of operation in 2015 – 2016.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Human Resources Compliance

  • Custodian of the Fellow Database (including online): Support Fellow registrations at the Institute, maintain Fellow Database, track Fellow retention issues and facilitate retention conversations wherever needed
  • Attendance and leave management: Manage and drive compliance around attendance
  • Fellow stipend processing data: Verifying Fellow stipend with the support of the City Admin Assistant
  • Fellow Support conversations: Participate in the Support plan conversations with Program Manager/Senior Program Managers/City Directors.
  • Facilitate trainings to align Fellows and Staff to organizational policies and processes
  • Hiring & Induction of new City Operations members’ Leadership Development Plan(LDP) – Making sure that Senior Program Manager and City Director conduct 2X2 conversations with teams by scheduling, facilitating and/or shadowing conversations. City Human Resources must facilitate the group conversations that happen during the LDP cycle and drive the staff engagement survey.
  • Support Staff and Fellows with any HR related queries
  • Be responsible for managing finding, maintaining and allocating volunteers through the year for our classrooms

Culture

  • Design and roll out the weekly digest and manage other channels of internal communication with opportunities and organizational updates to Fellows
  • Recognition and engagement plan for City Staff, building in more informal team time and ensure that general well-being of people is taken care of.
  • Conduct regular meetings and touch points with Fellows and staff

Operations – City, Trainings and City Director Support

  • Create, own and maintain a Delhi city calendar which has all the different events and dates marked in advance.
  • Conduct research on the educational landscape of Delhi to strengthen the Delhi strategy.
  • Support the city through gauging impact of various projects rolled out in the city.

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Excellent organizing and planning skills

Competencies and Abilities:

  • Strong influencing, motivating and relationship building ability

Education and Experience

  • Graduate
  • Approximately 1+ years of prior HR work experience

Associate, City Development

Delhi

The development team is responsible for raising funds for the operations of Teach For India. Development is one of the critical backbones of the organizations as the organization is completely dependent on donations in its current form.

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Associate, City Development

Position Summary

In its basic form, the role is to support fundraising efforts to meet Delhi funding target. However, the role can go much beyond that including looking for creative and new avenues for funding. The associate will be given a lot of ownership of projects and work allowing for a lot of personal growth and satisfaction. The celebration when a big donor gets converted because of relentless efforts is unparalleled.

Team Summary

The development team is responsible for raising funds for the operations of Teach For India. Development is one of the critical backbones of the organizations as the organization is completely dependent on donations in its current form. The development team needs to be abreast with everything happening in the organization and the education sector as a lot of time is spent in creating and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders. Watch Mridvika talk about Development: here

Primary Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • The development teams work is divided into 9 work streams by different sources of funding that Teach For India receives. Some of these include Corporates, Foundations, Retail Giving, Online, Events, among others. The associate will manage 2-3 of these work streams and concentrate on meeting our sub-level targets there.
  • When required the associate will also support the manager/directors with additional research as and when required.
  • The associate may also have the opportunity to manage interns working on specific projects under their work stream.
  • Plan and execute fund raisers for the city with the support of the central Development team
  • Manage all the activities the funders/ donors would like to roll out within our schools/classrooms with permission from the schools 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Share with the recruitment, alumni & communications teams who also deal with external stakeholders the several external contacts mad.
  • The associate might also be required to help during selection of new Fellows and job placements of graduating ones.
  • Volunteering in classrooms is highly recommended to keep in touch with why we do what we do 

Knowledge and Technical Skills

  • Excellent critical thinking skills to build local strategy for development impact within the city
  • Strong data analysis and presentation abilities
  • Primary and secondary research skills to build funder and donor database 

Abilities/ Competencies 

  • People Management skills so as to effectively manage a team of 2 Associates
  • Proficiency in using data to drive decisions: analyzing numbers and trends and critically thinking so as to use data to decide on next steps
  • Excellent event,  time management and organizing skills 

Values and Mindsets

  • Belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically, despite their background
  • Learned optimism which means a positive explanatory style for failure and ability to operate with growth mindset
  • Willingness to learn
  • Adaptability 

Education and Experience 

  • 2-3 years in a role which required writing proposals and reports ie consulting, research, legal, etc
  • Graduate or Post graduate

Associate, City Development and Alumni Impact

Bengaluru

The Alumni & Development Associate drives the Teach For India vision and mission by engaging Alumni, external stakeholders, Corporates and other partners in Bangalore. It is an exciting role that involves looking for new and creative ways to raise funds for our city operations, to support our Fellows in finding their place in the post-Fellowship movement and to help the Alumni in Bangalore increase their impact.

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Associate, City Development and Alumni Impact

Position Summary:

The Alumni & Development Associate drives the Teach For India vision and mission by engaging Alumni, external stakeholders, Corporates and other partners in Bangalore. It is an exciting role that involves looking for new and creative ways to raise funds for our city operations, to support our Fellows in finding their place in the post-Fellowship movement and to help the Alumni in Bangalore increase their impact. 

Team Overview:

Bangalore is the newest city that Teach For India has made a foray in. Hence, it is a very exciting time to be a part of the City Operations - Bangalore team as you would play a part in shaping Teach For India’s future in the city. The City Operations Team leads the Fellows of Teach For India in their mission to achieve educational equity. It equips the Fellows with the right knowledge and support and trains them to handle challenging situations and to efficiently administer learning and knowledge in classrooms. The Team drives partnerships with school authorities who become an integral branch of Teach For India as stakeholders. It forms the foundation of growth and success of the Fellows and helps them metamorphose into future leaders of the country.  It helps them prevail even in the darkest moments to strive for a nation which we all dream of. 

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting interviews and surveys to understand the need of our Fellows and design structures to help with their post Fellowship decisions.
  • Actively researching and building relations with organizations and individuals in the city to drive our mission.
  • Leading events, meetings and communication to Alumni that will engage, inspire and support them to have increased impact.
  • Co-designing and taking the lead on executing the strategy for raising funds and meeting the development goals for Bangalore with the City Director.
  • Identifying, researching and setting up meetings with prospective donors and partners.
  • Building presentations and proposals for various donor meetings.
  • Working with the National Development and Alumni teams to ensure due process is followed in keeping all proposals and documentation up to date on the team sites and Salesforce. 

Knowledge and Technical Skills: 

  • Deep understanding of the TFI Model
  • Strong Researching skills
  • Excellent Verbal & Written Communication Skills 

Competencies and Abilities 

  • Critical & Strategic Thinking
  • Strong networking Skills 

Values and Mindsets

  • Belief in using data-driven approaches to decision making
  • Perseverance 

Education and Experience: 

We believe that reaching our vision demands that we have the best and brightest group of leaders working to lead this city. Here are the minimum qualifications we look for:

  • Graduate/Post-Graduate
  • 2 years of relevant work experience

Associate, City Development and Alumni Impact

Ahmedabad

The Alumni & Development Associate drives the Teach For India vision and mission by engaging Alumni, External Stakeholders, Corporates and other Partners in Ahmedabad. It is an exciting role that involves looking for new and creative ways to raise funds for our city operations, to support our fellows in finding their place in the post-fellowship movement and to help the Alumni in Ahmedabad increase their impact.

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Associate, City Development and Alumni Impact

Position Summary:

The Alumni & Development Associate drives the Teach For India vision and mission by engaging Alumni, External Stakeholders, Corporates and other Partners in Ahmedabad. It is an exciting role that involves looking for new and creative ways to raise funds for our city operations, to support our fellows in finding their place in the post-fellowship movement and to help the Alumni in Ahmedabad increase their impact.

Team Overview:

With approximately 90 fellows and 30 schools in our second year of operations in 2015-16, the Ahmedabad team aims towards establishing the movement in the city. We are looking to involve various stakeholders like our Alumni, Corporates, Foundations and NGOs to drive our mission. The Alumni and Development Associate will work with the City Director to raise funds and oversee partner engagement activities. They will create pathways to different sectors in the city for our fellows and lead the alumni chapter in the city by networking and building relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting interviews and surveys to understand the need of our Fellows and design structures to help with their post Fellowship decisions
  • Actively researching and build relations with organizations and individuals in the city to drive our mission
  • Leading events, meetings and communication to Alumni that will engage, inspire and support them to have increased impact
  • Co-designing and taking the lead on executing the strategy for raising funds and meeting the development goals for Ahmedabad with the City Director
  • Identifying, researching and setting up meetings with prospective donors and partners
  • Building presentations and proposals for various donor meetings
  • Working with the National Development and Alumni teams to ensure due process is followed in keeping all proposals and documentation up to date on the team sites and Salesforce

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Deep understanding of the TFI Model
  • Strong Researching and Networking Skills
  • Excellent Verbal & Written Communication Skills

Competencies and Abilities

  • Critical & Strategic Thinking

Values and Mindsets

  • Perseverance

Education and Experience:

  • Graduate/Post-Graduate
  • 2 years of relevant work experience

Perks of working on Ahmedabad team:

  • Passionate, well-connected and a diverse team.
  • A gifted copy of Infinite Vision- The story of Dr. V.
  • Organic Development- A balance of opportunities to look within and outside through the year.
  • A team holiday every six months – We believe in stepping out of the box together to think out of the box and to connect with each other at a deeper level.

Associate, Fellowship Selection

Mumbai

As an Associate, Fellowship Selection, you will contribute to the vision and strategy of the Fellowship Selection Team as well as ensure efficient and accurate implementation of our selection model during the selection cycle.

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Associate, Fellowship Selection

Position Summary

As an Associate, Fellowship Selection, you will contribute to the vision and strategy of the Fellowship Selection Team as well as ensure efficient and accurate implementation of our selection model during the selection cycle. You will be responsible for ensuring that our thousands of applications are processed efficiently and accurately at a given stage of the selection process, leading us to offer places on the Teach For India Fellowship only to those individuals likely to be excellent teachers and leaders. You will be responsible for ensuring that each applicant at a given stage of the selection process has an experience which is fair, consistent and inspirational, leaving them as advocates of our movement. To do this you will not only be responsible for running systems and logistical operations relating to a key stage of the process, but also for managing a team of 18-20 staff, Fellows and Alumni who support us in our work part-time. You will be responsible for training and supporting this team as well as for monitoring their output to ensure they are able to do their work with accuracy and efficiency.

Team Overview

What skills and mindsets drive excellent teachers? What skills and mindsets drive our greatest leaders? These are the questions which guide the work of the Fellowship Selection Team at Teach For India.

The Fellowship Selection Team conducts research and analysis to design a selection model which will lead us to efficiently identify, from the 20,000+ who with apply to join the Teach For India Fellowship 2016 Cohort, those likely to be excellent teachers and impactful leaders. We design and run systems and processes which ensure efficient and accurate execution of this model across 8 cities in India and for each applicant who applies for the Fellowship. We train and support over 150 staff, Fellows and Alumni to execute their roles as interviewers with accuracy and efficiency. We monitor and evaluate outcomes at each stage of our process to ensure all decisions are accurate and that every applicant has an experience which is fair, consistent and leaves them as advocates of our movement. In short, we put teachers in classrooms who will transform the lives of every child they teach and who will, as Alumni, affect educational equity in India.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Running and managing systems and logistical operations to ensure we process over 17,000 applications with efficiency and accuracy in a deadline driven environment
  • Monitoring and tracking progress to goals through data analysis which allows you to design and implement strategic solutions to in-the-moment challenges as well as which increase long-term process efficiency
  • Building relationships with staff, Fellows and Alumni involved in the selection process to ensure efficient and accurate implementation of our model
  • Designing and facilitating differentiated on-going training and support to staff, Fellows and Alumni involved in the various stages of the selection process
  • Reviewing applications and interviewing applicants, supporting others to do the same with efficiency and accuracy
  • Supporting the Recruitment and Matriculation Team in their outreach

Knowledge and Technical Skills

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Exceptional English language communication skills – both written and verbal

Competencies and Abilities

  • Do you take a solution oriented approach when faced with challenges, and can you identify and implement solutions to complex challenges rapidly?
  • Are you highly organised with the ability to set clear plans and adapt them when required to ensure you meet ambitious goals within in clear timeframes?
  • Do you have strong interpersonal skills which enable you to build meaningful relationships with diverse others and invest them in a role or purpose?
  • Are you able to analyse complex data sets from varied sources (both quantitative and qualitative), drawing conclusions and identifying appropriate next steps?

Values and Mindsets

  • Do you believe that every child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically whatever their background?
  • Do you have a high attention to detail, with a belief in the importance of ‘the little things’?
  • Do you have a growth-oriented mind set - are you driven to develop yourself as well as to challenge and improve existing systems and approaches?

Education and Experience

  • Graduate (any field) with 0-3 years of work experience, (experience of working on complex projects and/or with diverse stakeholders is preferable but not essential)

Recruiter

Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ahmedabad

The Recruiter drives the vision and strategy for Fellowship recruitment in a given region of the country. The Recruiter is responsible for ensuring that an ambitious number of leaders from a given region arrive at the Institute ready to begin the Fellowship.

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Recruiter

Position Summary:

The Recruiter drives the vision and strategy for Fellowship recruitment in a given region of the country.  The Recruiter is responsible for ensuring that an ambitious number of leaders from a given region arrive at the Institute ready to begin the Fellowship. The Recruiter will directly support 20-30 Campaign Leaders (CLs) and devise strategies to reach out to the most promising leaders in the region. The Recruiter is also critical in promoting, enhancing and protecting the Teach For India brand. The Recruiter is the face of Teach For India and will build and leverage key relationships with high-level stakeholders, heads of colleges and corporates, and create networks in the region that will help the Recruitment team year on year. 

Ultimately, the Recruiter ensures that the leaders with the best minds and best hearts join our Fellowship. At its soul, the role revolves around changing mindsets in this country and, as such, presents tremendous opportunity to build leadership and management skills in a fast-paced, results-driven, and challenging team.  

Team Overview:

The Recruitment Team at Teach For India is responsible for ensuring that the leaders with the best minds and best hearts apply and join the Teach For India Fellowship. To that end, we aim to meet as many promising applicants as possible and inform, inspire and invest them into our work by sharing three key messages with them:

  • The Fellowship is the single greatest leadership-development program available
  • Our Alumni force is currently spread across sectors around the world fighting to end educational inequity in India and that
  • This will be the challenge of your life. 

We build the Teach For India brand in our respective portfolios, conduct presentations in colleges and corporates nationwide and internationally, drive follow-ups with high-potential candidates, and ensure presence in important events. The Recruitment Team engages people across the world to facilitate its outreach and forge partnerships with important entities. To this end, the Recruitment Team not only ensures the continuity of the movement, but we also work to substantially change the mindsets of the youth, parents, teachers and professionals we meet across the country every single day. The team is vital in ensuring that the vision of Teach For India is ultimately realized: one day all children in India will attain an excellent education. 

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Driving Strategy and Goals

  • Set and drive a vision and set ambitious goals for recruitment 

Build and Support your Ambassador team

  • Attract, interview, and select a team of 20-30 Campaign Leaders
  • Lead the efforts at select colleges and corporates in a region 

Research your market and secure Partnerships

  • Who is your target audience? What’s the best value-proposition for them?
  • Which schools/corporates do the most promising applicants attend? Who are the leaders on campus? At the corporate?
  • Are their local constraints you should be aware of? 

Develop the Brand and Marketing Plan.

  • Media: partner with local newspapers, magazines, secure radio, television, video, film partnerships
  • Initiate tie-ups with youth hubs around the city 

Use a Data-Driven Approach

  • Constantly examine application data and analyze trends and translate them into next steps to meet the desired outcomes 

Invest high potential candidates

  • Changing mindsets in this country can be a difficult endeavor. You will establish a plan to inform, inspire, and invest applicants, their families, CSR heads, placement heads, etc. 

Partner with other verticals

  • City Team - understand the Teach For India vision in your city/region and drive Recruitment accordingly
  • Selection – conducts First Reviews and Phone Reviews
  • Communications – leverage our marketing team for branding 

Compel the larger Teach For India One Team family

  • Effectively compel Fellows, staff, and alums to participate effectively in Recruitment 

Adapt and Exemplify the Teach For India culture

  • You are the face of TFI: project the brand internally and external 

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Superior project management and organization skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using data to drive decisions: analyzing numbers and trends and critically thinking so as to use data to decide on next steps 

Competencies and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, public-speaking and presentation skills : ability to effectively interface with multiple audiences, internal teams and stakeholders while presenting complex ideas clearly and in an engaging manner
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems
  • Data-driven and results oriented but with a ‘purpose-over-process’ approach to work
  • Ability to travel extensively (intra and inter-city) and adopt flexible timings (especially during “cycle season” from July-Feb)
  • Strong time management skills and ability to remain flexible in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines 

Values and Mindsets:

  • Belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically, despite their background
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt quickly to a new work stream and culture
  • Commitment to executing a complex plan in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Entrepreneurial attitude: working independently while also being a team player 

Education and Experience

  • 0-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience as a Teach For India Fellow. Not required, but strongly desired
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment and is sensitive to the diversity of our target population
  • Previous experience working hard in a deadline-oriented, target-driven environment with respect for process and professionalism: able to keep himself/herself calm during high-stress periods

Graphic Designer

National Team – Mumbai

The Graphic Designer will conceptualize and execute campaigns along with the Communications team and design all marketing and communication materials for Teach For India. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for the design of campaigns, events, the website, social media campaigns, merchandise and collateral.

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Graphic Designer

Position Summary
The Graphic Designer will conceptualize and execute campaigns along with the Communications team and design all marketing and communication materials for Teach For India. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for the design of campaigns, events, the website, social media campaigns, merchandise and collateral.
Team Overview
The Communications team at Teach For India works with external stakeholders for PR and Events and partners with internal teams to create and execute the overall marketing, brand and communication strategies for the organization. This includes the development of targeted outreach strategies, design, events and materials for a diverse, nationwide audience of current and prospective donors, potential applicants to the Fellowship, new Fellows and staff, current staff and Fellows, the alumni body, the education community and extended networks at large.
Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conceptualizing and setting the design vision for key events at Teach For India
  • Executing the design strategy and initiatives for Teach For India with a nationwide focus
  • Creatively execute internal and external communication collaterals
  • Ideate and design print, outdoor, digital and social media campaigns
  • Creative concepts and execution for events and merchandise
  • Build the brand visually across relevant spaces
  • Advocating for Teach For India’s brand
  • Conceptualize and execute campaigns

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Vendor management
  • To provide support to the larger Communications team during events and campaigns

Knowledge and Technical Skills

  • Complete knowledge of Photoshop and Coreldraw / Illustrator/ Indesign
  • Working knowledge of Flash would be an asset
  • Basic knowledge in video and photography

Competencies and Abilities

  • Strong on resourcefulness
  • Highest attention to detail and quality of finish
  • Is organized and is able to deliver under pressure

Values and Mindsets

  • Self motivated

Education and Experience

  • Academic training in Graphic Design, Art or Applied Art
  • A degree in Design with relevant experience in a creative industry will be considered

Associate, Curriculum and Design

Mumbai

The Curriculum & Training Associate will specialize in the instructional practice and design of curricular resource to drive strong outcomes across Teach For India classrooms. With a strong knowledge on content and pedagogy, he or she will drive the execution and practice of excellent instruction across all content areas.

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Associate, Curriculum and Design

Position Summary

The Curriculum & Training Associate will specialise in the instructional practice and design of curricular resource to drive strong outcomes across Teach For India classrooms. With a strong knowledge on content and pedagogy, he or she will drive the execution and practice of excellent instruction across all content areas. In search of the needs and of best practices, he or she will create resources, collaborate with Fellow committees and specialists across the cities to drive the sharing of resources and best practices across all our cities and empower Fellows and Program Managers to continuously innovate and improve their practice.

Team Overview

Teach For India’s Training & Impact Team sets a strong vision of excellence for every staff member, Fellow and student to drive towards, and designs resources and tools and empowers them with support and experiences to guide them on their path of leadership. We Research the biggest needs for our program and the best practices available; Design the solutions to meet the needs, Empower program staff, fellows and students and Learn about the impact of our interventions. Through our work, we impact more than 20,000 students through the 800 Fellows and more than 50 program staff across our 6 cities.

We will set the vision, strategy and design Institute in multiple regions in 2015 and on-board and support all new Program Managers and Senior Program Managers to execute Institute in a multi city model. During the academic year, we design assessments and curricula for students and provide on-going training, coaching and support for Fellows and staff across all our cities.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Curriculum Design

  • Collaboratively set the vision for outcomes and instruction with the Training Managers and the Training and Impact Team.
  • Collaborate with the Specialists  across cities to lead cities to develop and share best practices
  • Drive the  vision for excellent instruction throughout the organization and invest all staff members and Fellows in the vision 
  • Design excellent teaching resources for Fellows to push their classroom on the Student Vision Scale.   
  • Through implementation and continuous feedback drive iterations in training design and support
  • Create teaching modules for integration and rigor that will be used by Fellows throughout.  

Capacity Building and Support

  • Empower the Fellow Committees across cities to lead their cities in excellent instruction and support Specialists in their city.
  • Strategize with the Training Manager and execute support to the City Specialists
  • Collaborate with Program Managers to identify needs in classrooms and design solutions accordingly

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support the Training and Impact team with additional projects
  • Support Teach for India’s Recruitment and Selection Teams 
  • Work at Teach For India’s summer Institute as a Curriculum Specialist or any other role

Knowledge and Technical Skills

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Evidence of instructional knowledge and proficiency in pedagogy
  • Excellent Unit Planning and Long Term Planning (and a strong desire to develop further)
  • Deep understanding (and willingness to learn more about) of how children develop language skills

Competencies and Abilities

  • Strong time management skills and flexibility in order to accommodate multiple goals simultaneously, with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and work closely with a team and across teams (in the seven cities)
  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail at all times and think critically
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using data to drive decisions: analyzing numbers and trends and critically thinking so as to use data to decide on next steps
  • Ability to set a clear vision and drive toward that vision

Values and Mindsets

  • Belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically, despite his/ her background
  • Strong willingness to learn from past mistakes and move forward with clarity and confidence

Education and Experience

  • At least 2 years teaching in a low-income school with evidence of leading students to academic gains.
  • Experience as a Teach For India Fellow. Not required, but strongly desired. 

Consultant, Technology

Mumbai/Delhi

The Technology Consultant is responsible for ensuring smooth software operations for all technical systems within each vertical of Teach For India. The Consultant is responsible for owning and driving development of web based applications, from software requirement specification to implementation and delivery across all verticals at Teach For India.

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Consultant, Technology

Position Summary: 

The Technology Consultant is responsible for ensuring smooth software operations for all technical systems within each vertical of Teach For India. The Consultant is responsible for owning and driving development of web based applications, from software requirement specification to implementation and delivery across all verticals at Teach For India.

Team Overview: 

The Technology team is responsible for providing strategic direction to technology implementations, software solutions and hardware support for all the verticals of Teach For India. It is responsible for projecting software and hardware needs, budgeting, architecting integrated technology solutions, partnering with vendors and providing technology support for systems.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Drive architecture and design of technical systems across verticals – process flow documents, requirements, architecture definition, enlisting external vendors and maintaining vendor relationships to drive delivery
  • Ensure delivery through all stages of the software development life-cycle by working with vendors and creating the required software when required
  • Identify and implement the latest software technologies to give the best-in-class user experience for all Teach For India web tools. Example: Leverage Web 2.0, Web 3.0, HTML5 and CSS tools to provide an online collaboration tool for all Fellows, Staff and Alumni at Teach For India
  • Design, implement and deliver web applications including databases of Teach For India
  • Drive design and implementation of Enterprise applications like Salesforce.com 

Additional responsibilities: 

  • To provide support for assessment centers in the city for selection of highest quality of candidates for the Fellowship.
  • To support Fellows in enabling technical solutions for their classrooms
  • To volunteer in a classroom and support teaching activities at least once in a week. 

Knowledge and Technical Skills 

  • Experience in capturing user and software specification and demonstrated excellence in building strong partner relationships. SRS and RFP documentation skills required
  • Excellent technical and software development skills. Experience of entire software development life cycle
  • Experience in Web Tools like HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, and Databases like MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle or MS Access
  • Platform Experience: Windows, Linux, Unix and Mac OS. Mobile Platform experience, a plus
  • Cloud computing and web-hosting experience is preferred
  • Experience on Salesforce.com will be preferred but not essential 

Competencies and Abilities 

  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to train teams in usage of technology and deliver a high quality user experience
  • Ability to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems 

 Values and Mindsets 

  • Immense sense of possibility
  • Belief that Technology can and will change the way people work today and that the organizations can only grow with Technology as one of its strong pillars 

 Education and Experience 

We believe that reaching our vision demands that we have the best and brightest group of leaders. Here are the minimum qualifications we look for: 

  • MS/MTech/ME/BS/BTech/BE or equivalent
  • 1+ years of work experience

Senior Project Manager, Firki

Ahmedabad

Teach For India’s mission is to create a movement of leaders who will eliminate educational inequity in India. Our vision is a day when all children across India, irrespective of background, attain an excellent education.

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Senior Project Manager, Firki

Project Summary:

Teach For India’s mission is to create a movement of leaders who will eliminate educational inequity in India. Our vision is a day when all children across India, irrespective of background, attain an excellent education.

Firki believes that one of the most critical levers that will enable this vision is re-imagining what teacher training can look like, such that every teacher in India is equipped to provide an excellent education to all children. In its first pilot phase, Firki has launched 8 modules on an open-source, free online teacher-training portal.

Over the next year, Firki, in partnership with Riverside School and master teachers, pedagogy experts, leaders and teacher education programmes, aspires be the most effective and accessible route to a high-quality alternate certification for teaching in India. Using Design Thinking, the course will be a blended model of online courses, a peer group and mentor, and application in the classroom.

It is our belief that our learning from Firki will also feed back into the way we train our Teach For India Fellows, providing them with a strong tool for their own development and an opportunity to mentor tool other teachers in their school.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Team Management:

  • Working with Riverside and other content designers, videographers, editors and translators to ensure the creation of a world-class alternative teacher certification that builds on the learning of Teach For India and the current B.Ed
  • Managing the operations of the implementation of the three models of delivery with the Operations and Impact Associate

Staffing:

  • Recruiting, interviewing, and directly managing freelance videographers and editors to deliver high quality audio-visual content aligned to the content created by content designers
  • Identifying opportunities for the participation of interns and volunteers across different phases of the project and staffing roles in alignment with the budget

Understanding the user:

  • Working closely with the project lead in understanding user behavior through tests, observations, surveys etc
  • Proactively developing moderator guides, survey questionnaires and oversee participant recruitment process to understand different user behaviours and attitudes
  • Consulting on the development of prototypes for testing, or working with the technology partner in creating test-ready prototypes as needed

Managing content creation:

  • Working in close partnership with the Riverside team, Teach For India Training team and the content designers to constantly monitor and review the content creation process
  • Identifying leading teacher educators (outside of Riverside) and leaders from other fields related to education to build content aligned with the B.Ed curriculum
  • Creating content outlines, course structures and assessment frameworks (online/offline) in partnership with the content designers, Riverside team and the Impact Associate
  • Iteratively testing the content created with the different user groups of Firki to test for relevance, usage and impact

Technology:

  • Participating in the process of coding the content on Firki to ensure that it aligns with the vision of the content team, the design guidelines agreed upon and delivers to the needs of the user

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Designing on-going monitoring and evaluation systems in partnership with the external partners and the Impact Associate to measure impact on teachers, schools, students and other government institutions
  • Establishing learning loops with the content team, Riverside team and the operations team (Impact + Project Lead) to maintain a long term evaluation across stages of the project

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically, despite their background
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively interface with multiple audiences, internal teams and stakeholders while presenting complex ideas clearly and in an engaging manner
  • Superior project management and organization skills
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to remain flexible in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial attitude: working independently while also being a team player
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility
  • Data-driven and results oriented, purpose-over-process approach to work
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems

Education and Experience:

  • Experience as a teacher and / or teacher trainer essential
  • Ideally 5+ years of relevant work experience, preferably leading a team to success
  • Previous experience working in a deadline-oriented, target-driven environment with a strong respect for process and professionalism

Interested applicants are requested to mail their resume and cover letter to Archana Iyer at archana.iyer@teachforindia.org

Assistant, Development

Mumbai

The role will be responsible for supporting the national team to build the funding base in order to support Teach For India’s ambitious program goals. However, the role can go much beyond that including looking for creative and new avenues for funding. The Assistant will be given some ownership of projects and work allowing for a lot of personal growth and satisfaction.

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Assistant, Development

Position Summary:

The role will be responsible for supporting the national team to build the funding base in order to support Teach For India’s ambitious program goals. However, the role can go much beyond that including looking for creative and new avenues for funding. The Assistant will be given some ownership of projects and work allowing for a lot of personal growth and satisfaction.

Team Overview:

The Development team is responsible for raising funds for the operations of Teach For India. Development is one of the critical backbones of the organizations as the organization is completely dependent on donations in its current form. The Development team needs to be abreast with everything happening in the organization and the education sector as a lot of time is spent in creating and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders.

The national team also provides tools and support to individual cities and the Expansion team in its fundraising efforts.

The Development team is divided into 9 work streams by different sources of funding that Teach For India receives. Some of these include Corporates, Foundations, Individual Giving, Retail Giving, Online, Events, among others.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Funding support
    • Lead generation to identify new prospect , vet them through research and setup preliminary conversations to be pursued by Director/ Manager
    • Support pursuit through proposal writing, coordination of classroom visits, building employee engagement plan and executing it.
  • Reporting:
    • Using Salesforce to run reports, creating development organization metrics dashboard, analyzing trends in donations, identifying gaps, etc.
    • Liaising with Finance team to create donor reports in the formats suggested by the donors
  • Research
    • Prospect Research to gauge the strength of the prospects being considered
    • Support the Manager/ Director with additional research as and when required
  • Operations
    • Coordinating the volunteering events with the Fellows and corporates
    • Managing gift operations for donors in each work stream
  • The Assistant may also have the opportunity to manage interns and Fellows working on specific projects under their work stream

Additional responsibilities:

  • As a part of the Development team, the Assistant may make several external contacts. These should be appropriately shared with the Recruitment, Alumni & Communications teams who also deal with external stakeholders
  • The Assistant might also be required to help during the selection of new Fellows and job placements of graduating ones
  • Volunteering in classrooms is highly recommended to keep in touch with why we do what we do

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Strong analysis, statistical and Mathematics expertise preferred
  • Strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Communication skills

Competencies and Abilities:

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Relationship building
  • Commitment to excellence and accuracy
  • Excellent critical thinking skills

Values and Mindsets

  • Belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically, despite their background
  • High sense of possibility
  • Willingness to learn
  • Adaptability (ability to work in unstructured environments with minimal supervision)
  • Perseverance

Education and Experience

  • 1-2 years of work experience desired but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree in any workstream

Campaign Leader

Nationwide

A Campaign Leader is responsible for ensuring that Teach For India finds the most promising future leaders from colleges and corporates to join the Fellowship program. This is a critical and demanding role responsible for setting a vision and strategy for building awareness at an institution.

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Campaign Leader

Position Summary

A Campaign Leader is responsible for ensuring that Teach For India finds the most promising future leaders from colleges and corporates to join the Fellowship program. This is a critical and demanding role responsible for setting a vision and strategy for building awareness at an institution. The ideal candidate will have outstanding communication skills, an ability to build strong relationships and invest individuals to apply for the Fellowship, and drive high-impact strategy. He or she will be the face of Teach For India at a college campus or corporate office, embody Teach For India’s core values, and be able to deliver results that will ensure Teach For India continues to fuel the movement that will end educational inequity.

As a Campaign Leader, you will be the face of Teach For India at your college campus or corporate office from June 1, 2014 to March 1, 2015. You will singularly drive the Teach For India brand at your institution. By planning and executing strategic campaigns at your institution, you will ultimately ensure the best and brightest applicants apply to join the fight for education equity in this country. This is an unpaid opportunity that allows you to build leadership skills.

Team Overview

The Recruitment Team at Teach For India is responsible for ensuring that the leaders with the best minds and best hearts apply and join the Teach For India Fellowship. To that end, we aim to meet as many promising applicants as possible and inform, inspire, and invest them into our work by sharing three key messages:

  • The Fellowship is one of the greatest leadership-development programs in India
  • Our Alumni force is currently spread across sectors around the world fighting to end educational inequity in India
  • This will be the challenge of your life

We build the Teach For India brand at colleges and corporates nationwide and internationally, conduct presentations, follow-up with high potential candidates, and execute brand-raising events. The team is vital to ensure that the vision of Teach For India is ultimately realized: one day all children in India will attain an excellent education.

The Recruitment Team consists of 18 full-time staff members and over 200 Campaign Leaders in colleges and corporates across India and the world.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Spread awareness about educational equity by planning, organizing and implementing various strategies and events to raise awareness (for example: Teach For India presentations, events, partnering with fests, running stalls, organizing a Teach For India day, etc) on your campus or corporate
  • Build strong relationships with various stakeholders in your institution and act as a point of contact between Teach For India and your institution
  • Invest and motivate the best leaders at your college campus or corporate office to apply to the Teach For India Fellowship program. You will constantly refer promising candidates in the organization to the Teach For India Recruitment team member that you are working with

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Belief that all children deserve an excellent education
  • Exemplify Teach For India’s core values: sense of possibility, teamwork, excellence, integrity, resourcefulness, seva, reflection, and respect and humility
  • Carry yourself as a professional at all times, hold yourself and others to high expectations
  • Independent, self-motivated, and passionate
  • Past leadership experience
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to motivate and engage large groups as well as individuals
  • Well-networked

Leadership Development Opportunity
You have the potential to build and deepen critical skills:

  • Building Relationships and Influencing Others
    • Work effectively in a team and communicate articulately
    • Understand various perspectives
    • Influence and motivate others
  • Reasoning and Strategic Thinking
    • Define opportunities, problems and be solutions-oriented
    • Idenfity patterns, trends and relationships and root your decisions in data
    • Make decisions effectively and demonstrate responsibility
  • Operations and Management
    • Set a vision and drive towards ambitious goals
    • Take initiative, organize, plan and execute projects
    • Share best practices with the larger Campaign Leader team
    • Learn and continuously improve

Application Process

  • Step 1: Submit your online application form at http://www.tfaforms.com/280564
  • Step 2: Personal interview with a Teach For India Recruitment Team member
  • Step 3: Induction Program

For any queries email apply@teachforindia.org

Intern - Communications

Mumbai

The Communications Intern (digital and online marketing) will assist the team's efforts in maximizing our online presence across internally managed communications as well as engaging with external stakeholders via several online platforms.

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Intern - Communications

Position Summary:
The Communications Intern (digital and online marketing) will assist the team's efforts in maximizing our online presence across internally managed communications as well as engaging with external stakeholders via several online platforms. 
Primary Responsibilities:

  • To support the online marketing, advertising, PR and media initiatives for Teach For India.
  • To support brand building across relevant online spaces.
  • To assist in managing the Teach For India website via CMS.
  • Documentation and videography of Teach For India classrooms.
  • To conceptualize and execute digital campaigns, for maximizing user engagement.
  • Support managing all Teach For India's social media channels.
  • To use primary / secondary market research data towards targeted online marketing.
  • To provide support to the larger Communications team during events and campaigns.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Design software, photography, videography
  • Video editing

If interested, please apply to internship@teachforindia.org with your resume and cover letter.

Intern, Fellowship Selection

Mumbai

The Fellowship Selection intern supports the team at all stages of the selection process to ensure we identify only those likely to be successful on the Fellowship and as Alumni, leading us to our vision that one day all children will attain an excellent education.

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Intern, Fellowship Selection

Position Summary

The Fellowship Selection intern supports the team at all stages of the selection process to ensure we identify only those likely to be successful on the Fellowship and as Alumni, leading us to our vision that one day all children will attain an excellent education. The Fellowship Selection Intern supports in the final selection stage by conducting reference, employment and education checks on applicants offered a place on the Fellowship, as well as working to identify model improvements through a program of data collection and analysis.

Team Overview

The Selection Team works relentlessly to help realize our vision that one day all students will attain an excellent education in India. Ultimately, we are driven by two goals: our short term goal of putting students on a different life path and our long term goal of building a strong alumni base to advocate for our students and work to eliminate the educational achievement gap. We identify, from the thousands of applicants who apply to the Fellowship each year, those likely to lead us to both our short and long term goals. We do this through the design of a competency-based selection model and utilization of the skills and experiences of staff, Fellows and Alumni in its implementation.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting reference, education and employment checks, including monitoring and tracking progress to goals and leading related follow up with Fellows/referees.
  • Analysis and evaluation of our existing selection model and related processes, including making recommendations to increase model efficiency and accuracy.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Comfort with multiple competing deadlines and ability to thrive in high pressure situations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and data analysis skills; able to draw conclusions and trends from large and diverse qualitative and quantitative data sets.
  • Highly proficient in using Excel for data analysis.

Education and Experience
We believe that reaching our vision demands that we have the best and brightest group of leaders working to ensure we reach our vision. Here are the minimum qualifications we look for:

  • Graduate degree

Intern – Human Resources

Mumbai

The Human Resource Team fuels the growth and success of Teach For India by fostering exceptionally mission driven, diverse talent for non-teaching Staff positions.

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Intern – Human Resources

Position Summary:

The Human Resources intern will support Human Resources initiatives and campaigns for Teach For India. The Intern will assist in meeting Teach For India's hiring targets.

Team Overview:

The Human Resource Team fuels the growth and success of Teach For India by fostering exceptionally mission driven, diverse talent for non-teaching Staff positions. It is responsible for hiring, orienting, developing, and engaging the staff talent pool. The Human Resources team is committed to building Teach For India as a great place to work by fostering collaboration, high performance and happiness amongst staff members.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support in Hiring activities for full time Staff positions and internships
  • Create a campaign for generating buzz around Teach For India’s staff positions
  • Assist with managing internal Human Resources team site
  • Assist with the Professional Development initiatives
  • Perform analysis of various data and draw meaningful insights

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Proficiency in Google applications

Intern, Secondary Classroom Subordinate

Delhi

The Classroom Subordinate will be responsible for assisting the Fellow in 6th Grade of Directorate of Education ( DOE) TFI classrooms in Delhi for a period of 1.5 months (1st April to 15th May 2015). The medium of instruction will be strictly in English.

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Intern, Secondary Classroom Subordinate

Position Summary:

The Classroom Subordinate will be responsible for assisting the Fellow in 6th Grade of Directorate of Education ( DOE) TFI classrooms in Delhi for a period of 1.5 months (1st April to 15th May 2015). The medium of instruction will be strictly in English.

Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Fellow in the classroom
  • Teaching and engaging with the students or sub set of students with the instructional hours which are from 07:30 Hrs to 14:00 Hrs.
  • Supporting school relations
  • Reporting to the Teach For India Delhi team on a weekly basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication skills and fluency in English
  • Good interpersonal and soft skills.
  • Ability to teach and engage secondary school students.
  • Maturity of handling senior students
  • Ability to build and sustain school relations

Important Information

  • The internship will be from 1st of April to 15th of May, 2015
  • The instructional hours will be 07:30 Hrs to 14:00 Hrs, 6 days a week ( Monday to Saturday – excluding 2nd Saturdays of each month).
  • No absence will be permitted during the period of internship.
  • The Internship will be on a full-time and unpaid basis.
  • Teach For India lays high emphasis on School Dress Code, Code of Conducts and a Child Protect Policy and will be very particular about adherence to the same.

All Secondary Classroom Subordinates will be awarded a TFI Internship Certificate post the internship on 17th of May 2015, during a small graduation ceremony.

To apply please fill in the application through the link below (Deadline by 8th March 2015) Link to apply

Intern – Development

Mumbai

The Development intern works with the Development team to help conduct prospect research, assist in writing proposals and supporting with the operational work.

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Intern – Development

Position Summary:

The Development intern works with the Development team to help conduct prospect research, assist in writing proposals and supporting with the operational work.

Team Overview:

The Development team is responsible for raising funds for the operations of Teach For India. Development is one of the critical backbones of the organizations as the organization is completely dependent on donations in its current form. The development team needs to be abreast with everything happening in the organization and the education sector as a lot of time is spent in creating and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders. The National team also provides tools and support to individual cities and the Expansion team in its fundraising efforts. The Development team is divided into 9 work streams by different sources of funding that Teach For India receives. Some of these include Corporates, Foundations, Individual Giving, Retail Giving, Online, Events, among others.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include:

  • Prospect research to gather more information about the prospect that helps drive meaningful conversations and estimate giving capacity
  • Leading research projects on various spheres connected to Development
  • Assisting Development Managers and Development Assistants with their development work
  • This is also an opportunity for the intern to gain valuable organizational exposure and experience and as such, the development team is happy to support the candidate’s specific areas of interest in work as far as we can

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Comfort with constantly changing scenarios and a high stress environment
  • Strong time management and organizational skills

Education and Experience

  • Graduate/ Post graduate degree in any discipline

Intern - Fellowship Recruitment

Delhi

The Fellowship Recruitment intern helps the team to conduct events in several colleges and corporates, nationwide and internationally, drive follow-ups with high potential candidates, as well as support us in various Fellowship Recruitment events. The intern also assists all Fellowship Recruitment Managers with data management and analysis to ensure highest returns on all investments.

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Intern - Fellowship Recruitment

Position Summary:

The Fellowship Recruitment intern helps the team to conduct events in several colleges and corporates, nationwide and internationally, drive follow-ups with high potential candidates, as well as support us in various Fellowship Recruitment events. The intern also assists all Fellowship Recruitment Managers with data management and analysis to ensure highest returns on all investments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Representing Teach For India in various events and fests across colleges, companies and conferences.
  • Leading research projects on various spheres connected to the Fellowship program, Campaign Leader program and the state of education in India.
  • Drafting proposals for collaboration with media and understand media’s role in the Fellowship Recruitment process.
  • Assisting Fellowship Recruitment Managers with applicant follow-ups.
  • Continuously evaluating all processes and structures existing in the Fellowship Recruitment Team and assisting in improving our efforts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Comfort with constantly changing scenarios and a high stress environment
  • Strong time management and organizational skills

Intern - Firki (Video editing)

Delhi

Teach For India’s mission is to create a movement of leaders who will eliminate educational inequity in India. Our vision is a day when all children across India, irrespective of background, attain an excellent education. Firki is an open-source, free online teacher-training portal by Teach For India. The content on Firki is largely video-based and focuses on the ‘how’ behind teaching.

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Intern - Firki (Video editing)

Team Overview:

Teach For India’s mission is to create a movement of leaders who will eliminate educational inequity in India. Our vision is a day when all children across India, irrespective of background, attain an excellent education. Firki is an open-source, free online teacher-training portal by Teach For India. The content on Firki is largely video-based and focuses on the ‘how’ behind teaching.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Editing the sub-titles on the existing videos (60%)
  • Adding additional text/slides on the existing videos (30%)
  • Creating videos from existing raw footage (10%)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency and experience working on Final Cut Pro
  • Attention to detail and ability to work within stringent deadlines

Education and experience:

  • Must have (or be pursuing) a degree in film/production, film editing or videography
  • Must have portfolio of previous videos edited/created

Duration of internship:

The Firki team is looking for a video-editing intern for 6 - 8 weeks.

Intern - City Development and Communications

Pune

The intern works with the development team to help conduct prospective research for fund raising, develop retail partnerships and assist the team’s efforts in maximizing awareness about Teach For India across online and print media.

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Intern - City Development and Communications

Position Summary:

The intern works with the development team to help conduct prospective research for fund raising, develop retail partnerships and assist the team’s efforts in maximizing awareness about Teach For India across online and print media. The intern will also play a critical role in building knowledge and research databases for various government bodies/schemes which can be leveraged for our movement.

Team Overview:

The Pune city operations team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission. This involves, on the one hand, we must transform the lives of the students we serve and bridge the achievement gap with their high-income peers. On the other hand, we must develop a movement of leaders who are working across sectors to solve the educational crisis. The team works with various stakeholders in the city of Pune like our Alumni, Government, corporates, foundations, NGOs to drive our vision. In 2015 – 16, we will have ~ 220 Fellows, ~ 20 city operations team members and ~ >100 Alumni working in the city.

Responsibility:

  • Funding support:
    • Leading research projects related to various spheres of fund raising
    • Developing retail partnerships
    • Providing support to fund raising events
  • Reporting:
    • Updating sales-force and creating reports using the tools on sales-force
  • Research:
    • Research on prospects and power maps for fund raising
    • Research on NGO’s working in the same sector
    • Research on the government and city landscape
  • Communications:
    • Documentation and videography of Teach For India classrooms
    • Conceptualize and execute digital campaigns and manage social media channels for the Pune chapter
    • Design an external newsletter once a quarter

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge on the use of power-point, excel and word
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Relationship building and networking skills
  • Knowledge of general research tools – Google, linked-in, etc

Intern, Alumni Impact (Research)

Mumbai, Pune

The Alumni Impact Research Intern will play a critical role in building a deeper organizational understanding of India’s education landscape as well as the role that Teach For India Alumni have in effecting meaningful change. This individual will support the planning and execution of a research strategy to identify the key priorities for primary education in India at both the national and the local level as well as design metrics to identify the impact of Alumni in these prioritized pathways.

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Intern, Alumni Impact (Research)

Team Overview:

At Teach For India, we believe the problem of educational inequity is vast and complex; one individual or organization working in a particular sector cannot address this crisis. The Alumni Impact Team aspires, therefore, to drive collective action towards this issue by mobilizing our Alumni network, a growing force of leaders serving in positions of influence across sectors, who will catalyze and fuel a national movement for educational equity.

To achieve this mission, the Alumni Impact Team will empower and enable Teach For India’s city teams to build powerful local alumni movements which will work towards educational reform in the given region. This work will involve:

  • Creating a vision for our alumni, both nationally as well as in the Teach For India regions, that is informed by an analysis of the educational landscape and provides a set of benchmarks against which the organization can assess its progress.
  • Helping Teach For India Fellows develop their personal and public leadership abilities and build the knowledge, skills, and mindsets that will allow them to identify their place in the larger movement.
  • Building a community of Alumni engaged with key issues in the education sector who work collectively to impact change in the long-term.
  • Strengthening partnerships with a variety of external stakeholders working across the government, non-profit and for-profit sectors who will help us reach our vision.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Research on the Education Landscape:

  • Supporting and Conducting primary and secondary research on the main priorities and focus areas for
  • Scheduling and coordinating the interviews
  • Managing the Literature and content
  • Transcribing Interviews and discussions
  • Writing reports, policy briefs, and op-ed pieces on education
  • Preparing presentations for internal and external stakeholders

Research on Alumni Impact:

  • Conducting interviews of Alumni and identifying trends
  • Transcribing Interviews
  • Creating a meaningful summary of the data that can be used to inform the future strategy of the organization

Building an online learning community:

  • Managing Teach For India’s online portal “TFI Connect” and compiling an online database of relevant reports, articles, and papers on education and leadership
  • Creating and executing a social media strategy to engage the Teach For India community
  • Creating metrics to track the levels of engagement on the online portal and using the data to drive decisions.
  • Moderating monthly online discussions on important topics in education, leadership, personal development

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful in school, despite their background
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Superior project management and organization skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility

Education and experience:

  • Strong undergraduate/postgraduate degree from a reputed university
  • Interest in a research-focused role

Intern, Alumni Impact (Videographer)

Mumbai, Pune

The Alumni Impact Research Intern will support in capturing Alumni stories through Videos and photographs. This individual will conduct background research, plan and execute for the purpose of creating short films to highlight the Impact that Teach For India Alumni creating.

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Intern, Alumni Impact (Videographer)

Position Summary:

The Alumni Impact Research Intern will support in capturing Alumni stories through Videos and photographs. This individual will conduct background research, plan and execute for the purpose of creating short films to highlight the Impact that Teach For India Alumni creating.

Team Overview:

At Teach For India, we believe the problem of educational inequity is vast and complex; one individual or organization working in a particular sector cannot address this crisis. The Alumni Impact Team aspires, therefore, to drive collective action towards this issue by mobilizing our Alumni network, a growing force of leaders serving in positions of influence across sectors, who will catalyze and fuel a national movement for educational equity.

To achieve this mission, the Alumni Impact Team will empower and enable Teach For India’s city teams to build powerful local alumni movements which will work towards educational reform in the given region. This work will involve:

  • Creating a vision for our alumni, both nationally as well as in the Teach For India regions, that is informed by an analysis of the educational landscape and provides a set of benchmarks against which the organization can assess its progress.
  • Helping Teach For India Fellows develop their personal and public leadership abilities and build the knowledge, skills, and mindsets that will allow them to identify their place in the larger movement.
  • Building a community of Alumni engaged with key issues in the education sector who work collectively to impact change in the long-term.
  • Strengthening partnerships with a variety of external stakeholders working across the government, non-profit and for-profit sectors who will help us reach our vision.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting background research on the Alumni and building a narrative.
  • Shooting the Alumni at their workplace over a span of few days.
  • Conducting interviews of Alumni and identifying trends
  • Transcribing Interviews
  • Editing the footage and building stories and case videos.
  • Travel may be required.
  • A belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful in school, despite their background
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Videography and photography skills
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Video editing
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility

Education and Experience:

  • Strong undergraduate/postgraduate degree from a reputed university
  • Previous experience on building biographical videos will be strongly preferred.