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Reaching our vision that all children in India will attain an excellent education will require us to have an exceptional staff team. Our team is a diverse group of passionate, driven, caring individuals who do whatever it takes for our children. If you want to contribute to the success of our movement, join our team and start redrawing India.
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Whats unique about Teach For India ?
· You are addressing India’s most pressing challenge and have the ability to make a significant contribution every day
· You work with a passionate, talented, diverse staff who inspire and support you every day
· You work in a culture of trust, care, compassion
· You have the autonomy to shape your own role, learning and your growth

Benefits:
Flexibility: Our staff work from all over the country in a culture of trust and with a focus on outcomes.
Healthcare: Our staff are covered under medical Insurance with an option to buy family insurance for spouse and children.
Leave and Vacation: We have a comprehensive leave policy that also includes an organization-wide break at the end of the year.
Continuous learning and responsibility: Our culture is one of constant learning, with opportunities to grow in effectiveness and responsibility.
Global Support: Being part of the Teach For All network, our staff get support from partner organisations globally which includes access to resources, opportunities for thought partnering, invitations to participate in conferences.

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ALUMNI IMPACT
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Manager, Innovation - National Alumni Impact Team
COMMUNICATIONS TEAM
The Communications Team defines the brand, design, and communication strategic direction that the organization takes. It works with external partners and internal teams to capture stories, build awareness, and inspire people to join the movement.
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DEVELOPMENT TEAM
The Development Team is responsible for raising funds for the operations of Teach For India. They also provide the necessary tools and support for individual cities in their fundraising efforts.
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Manager Development (Fundraising) - Mumbai
FELLOWSHIP RECRUITMENT TEAM
The Recruitment Team drives high potential candidates to apply to the Fellowship program through strategic outreach in colleges and companies. The team supports candidates throughout the application process.
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Recruitment Manager Lead (West) - Mumbai
Recruiter - Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore
Campaign Leader - Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad & Delhi
FELLOWSHIP SELECTION TEAM
The Selection Team is responsible for identifying and selecting the most promising leaders into the Fellowship program who’d be able to put our kids of a different life path.
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LEADERSHIP TEAM
The leadership team gives strategic direction and support to the organisation to lead the movement towards our vision.
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Associate – Research, Analysis and Coordination (City Operations)
Chief Operating Officer
City Director - Ahmedabad
TECHNOLOGY TEAM
The Technology Team provides strategic direction to technology implementation, software solutions and hardware support for all the verticals at Teach For India.
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Associate, Technology (Software Developer) - Mumbai
TRAINING AND IMPACT TEAM
The Training and Impact Team designs the resources and tools that empower students, Fellows and staff. The team also gives the Fellows constant support to guide them on their path of leadership.
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Associate, Partnerships - Firki
Coach, Firki - Mumbai, Pune & Bangalore
Associate, Communications and Marketing Firki - Mumbai, Bangalore
EdX Specialist, Firki Technology - Mumbai, Bangalore
Course Developer Associate, Firki - Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore
CITY OPERATIONS
The City Operations Teams drive the Teach For India vision and mission in their respective cities. This involves training and supporting Fellows to have impact in their classrooms, schools and communities as well as on themselves.
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Program Manager - Ahmedabad
Manager, City Development (Fundraising) - Mumbai
Manager, City Development (Fundraising) - Ahmedabad
Associate, City Development (Fundraising) - Mumbai
Associate, City Human Resources & External Partnerships - Mumbai
Associate, City Human Resources, Finance and Operations - Chennai
Associate, Alumni Impact - Delhi
Associate, City Human Resources - Delhi
Associate, City Government & School Relations- Delhi
Manager, Alumni Impact - Ahmedabad
Manager - Partnerships & Advocacy - Hyderabad
Program Manager Coach - Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai
FINANCE TEAM
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Assistant Finance - Mumbai
INTERNSHIPS
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Intern, Data for Social Change - Mumbai
Intern, Graphic Design - Mumbai
Intern, Fellowship Recruitment- Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad
Intern, City Development and Communications (Fundraising) - Pune
Intern, City Research - Bengaluru
Intern – City Human Resources - Mumbai
Intern, Development (Fundraising) - Mumbai
Intern - Finance - Mumbai
Intern, City Operations (Research and Strategy) - Chennai, Mumbai, Ahmedabad
Intern, Impact - Mumbai, Pune, Delhi
Intern, City Human Resources - Pune

Senior Director, National Operations

Mumbai

The Opportunity:
Teach For Indiais currently impacting over 30,000 children in 268 schools across 6 cities in India through its Fellowship Program while also building a growing community of Alumni who are working towards educational equity through their roles in a diverse range of organizations and sectors across the country. In addition, Teach For India will be starting operations in Bangalore this coming year and will be inducting a new cohort of around 600 Fellows which will take our collective number to nearly 1000 Fellows and 1100 Alumni in 2015-16- a 2100-strong army of people who are deeply invested in the idea of equity in education and are committed to their role in attaining it. These numbers are more than just isolated data points. Taken together, they represent the immense potential of our model and the power of the broader community - a potential to redefine what’s possible for children from low-income backgrounds and a power that resides in the individual and collective leadership capacities of individuals and groups to catalyze a broader movement for education reform in India.
The Vision for the Role:
The Senior Operations Director plays a critical role in unleashing the potential and power of a nationwide movement for educational equity in our country. This individual will ensure tight alignment between the Teach For India’s culture, people, systems and impact, as well as its operational and financial sustainability. To do this, he/she will drive strategic depth and excellence in the national teams by fostering a culture of continuous analysis of the organization’s goals, operational data and evidences, and designing and implementing systems and policies that create short and long term successes. This individual will also be a member of a five person Senior Leadership team that will design strategy, long term and annual strategic plans, and drive a culture of collaboration across teams and individuals in the organization.
The Leadership Challenge: Roles and Responsibilities
  1. Build capacity in the National teams to be able to conduct rigorous performance reviews, unearth best practices and challenges across city and national teams, and design appropriate strategies and interventions that create and sustain organizational excellence and continuously improve overall performance.
  2. Understand the existing human resource management strategy and policies, review its alignment with Teach For India’s mission, culture and organization-wide performance requirements, and lead the design and implementation of required changes.
  3. Review the existing technology infrastructure, processes and reporting framework, and create and implement a vision of operational excellence and continuous improvement in technology across the organization.
  4. Review fund-raising strategies, build strong relationships with existing donors, lead the identification and cultivation of national and international corporate/individual donors, and ensure Teach For India raises the necessary funds in a timely manner.
  5. Manage and coach the functional heads of our Technology, Organizational Effectiveness, Human Resources, and Development verticals and develop their individual and collective capabilities to lead their teams to successful outcomes.
  6. Work with the Senior Leadership Team to help create organisation-wide strategies around growth, scale, sustainability, impact and long-term areas of focus.
Values and Mindsets:
  • Deep belief in Teach For India’s vision, mission, and core values.
  • Belief in the power of collaboration and collective action.
  • Growth mindset, with an underlying belief that one’s abilities and competencies can be developed through dedication, hard work and practice.
  • Strong focus on building excellence and depth in this role.
Knowledge and Technical Skills:
  • Understanding of Teach For India’s short-term and long-term theory of change.
  • Understanding of Teach For India’s leadership development philosophy and framework.
  • Proficiency in analyzing data and making inferences to drive strategies and decisions.
  • Excellent project planning and project management skills.
Abilities and Competencies:
  • Strategic and critical thinking skills so as to conceptualize multiple approaches to solving a problem and drawing out a clear roadmap with roles and responsibilities.
  • Relationship-building and influencing skills so as to leverage people and relationships to outcomes.
  • Communication skills so as to deliver compelling messages through oral and written mediums to diverse stakeholders.
  • People management skills so as to articulate a team vision and manage and coach individuals to consistently superior outcomes.
  • Operational management skills so as to set up systems and processes to allocate resources efficiently.
  • Ability to be resourceful and entrepreneurial in the face of uncertainty.
Education and Experience:
  • A Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree in any field
  • 8+years of relevant work experience
  • Previous experience managing large projects and teams to successful outcomes
  • Previous Teaching / Education experience (preferred)

Senior Director, Program

Mumbai

The Opportunity:
Teach For Indiais currently impacting over 30,000 children in 268 schools across 6 cities in India through its Fellowship Program while also building a growing community of Alumni who are working towards educational equity through their roles in a diverse range of organizations and sectors across the country. In addition, Teach For India will be starting operations in Bangalore this coming year and will be inducting a new cohort of around 600 Fellows which will take our collective number to nearly 1000 Fellows and 1100 Alumni in 2015-16- a 2100-strong army of people who are deeply invested in the idea of equity in education and are committed to their role in attaining it. These numbers are more than just isolated data points. Taken together, they represent the immense potential of our model and the power of the broader community - a potential to redefine what’s possible for children from low-income backgrounds and a power that resides in the individual and collective leadership capacities of individuals and groups to catalyze a broader movement for education reform in India.
The Vision for the Role:
The Senior Program Director plays a critical role in unleashing the potential and power of a nationwide movement for educational equity in our country. As a member of the Senior Leadership team, this individual will lead the organization’s efforts to identify, recruit and train high-potential Fellows who will serve as teachers in some of the most under-resourced schools in our country, while also engaging andcatalyzing our Alumni to develop as leaders in the education sector in the long-term. To do this, the Senior Program Director will create and shape a vision and strategy for Teach For India’s entire Programmatic continuum (which includes the Recruitment, Selection, Training, and Alumni Impact verticals) and will define the impact that our Fellows and Alumni must createin order to make rapid progress towards our organizational goals. In addition, this individual will research and drive the necessary systems and processes to continuously improve the operational effectiveness of these Programmatic teams, while also building their capability and commitment to contribute to the mission in the long-term.
The Leadership Challenge: Roles and Responsibilities
  1. Enable Teach For India’s Programmatic teams to achieve their vision and goals, which includes steering:
    • The Recruitment team to attract and mobilize high-quality applications to the Teach For India Fellowship in order to meet the organization’s Fellow growth targets.
    • The Selection team to build the necessary systems and processes to ensure that the most committed candidates make it through to the 2-year Fellowship.
    • The Training and Impact team to facilitate a high-quality training experience for Fellows through the 2 years and to continuously monitor and provide feedback on the impact our Fellows have in their classrooms.
    • The Alumni Impact team to design and implementstrategies to engage our Alumni and catalyse a broader movement for education reform across the country.
  2. Establish the 4 Programmatic teams as Centres of Excellence which can advise our City Operations teams on their strategies to improve and sustain their short-term (classroom and Fellow leadership) and long-term (Alumni) impact.
  3. Manage and coach the functional heads of our Recruitment, Selection, Training, and Alumni Impact verticals and develop their individual and collective capabilities to lead their teams to successful outcomes.
  4. Work with the Senior Leadership Team to help create organisation-wide strategies around growth, scale, sustainability, impact and long-term areas of focus.
  5. Values and Mindsets:
    • Deep belief in Teach For India’s vision, mission, and core values.
    • Belief in the power of collaboration and collective action.
    • Growth mindset, with an underlying belief that one’s abilities and competencies can be developed through dedication, hard work and practice.
    • Strong focus on building excellence and depth in this role.
    Knowledge and Technical Skills:
    • Understanding of Teach For India’s short-term and long-term theory of change.
    • Understanding of Teach For India’s leadership development philosophy and framework.
    • Proficiency in analyzing data and making inferences to drive strategies and decisions.
    • Excellent project planning and project management skills.
    Abilities and Competencies:
    • Strategic and critical thinking skills so as to conceptualize multiple approaches to solving a problem and drawing out a clear roadmap with roles and responsibilities.
    • Relationship-building and influencing skills so as to leverage people and relationships to outcomes.
    • Communication skills so as to deliver compelling messages through oral and written mediums to diverse stakeholders.
    • People management skills so as to articulate a team vision and manage and coach individuals to consistently superior outcomes.
    • Operational management skills so as to set up systems and processes to allocate resources efficiently.
    • Ability to be resourceful and entrepreneurial in the face of uncertainty.
    Education and Experience:
    • A Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree in any field
    • 8 + years of relevant work experience
    • Previous experience managing large projects and teams to successful outcomes
    • Previous Teaching / Education experience (preferred)

Director, Fellowship Recruitment

Mumbai

The Opportunity:
Teach For Indiais currently impacting over 30,000 childrenacross 6 cities in India through its Fellowship Program while also building a growing community of Alumni who are working towards educational equity through their roles in a diverse range of organizations and sectors across the country. This year, nearly 13,500 individuals from the most reputed universities and organizations in the world applied to the 2015 Fellowship, of which just over 600will finally make their way to classrooms as teachers in under-resourced schools, making this our largest cohort to date and firmly establishing Teach For India as one of the most aspirational and selective youth leadership development programs in the nation. Taken together, these numbers represent the immense potential of our model and the power of our broader community - a potential to redefine what’s possible for children from low-income backgrounds and a power that resides in the individual and collective leadership capacities of individuals and groups to catalyze a broader movement for education reform in India.
The Vision for the Role:
The Director of Recruitmentplays a critical role in unleashing the potential and power of a nationwide movement for educational equity inIndia. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that Teach For India identifies and invests the most promising future leaders of our country to join the Fellowship to embark on a highly challenging journey of leadership and lifelong impact. He/she will do so by setting an ambitious vision for global recruitment and leading a team of highly committed and passionate recruiters to engage a wide range of stakeholders that includes colleges and graduate schools, corporates and non-profits, with the goal of expanding outreach, building partnerships, and raising awareness of the education crisis in India and the role that all citizens can play in solving it.
The Leadership Challenge: Roles and Responsibilities
  1. Setting a vision and developing goals and aligned strategies:
    • developing a compelling vision for recruitment, rooted in Teach For India’s current reality
    • defining a clear set of ambitious goals for the overall recruitment and matriculation cycle
    • breaking down the goals into a set of milestones for each phase of the cycle as well as by geographical region
    • defining a set of strategies to achieve the goals
  2. Managing team operations:
    • capturing and investigating in-depth data and evidence to analyse trends, monitor progress to goals, and adapt and iterate on strategies
    • managing theteam budget, allocating resources efficiently and effectively, and defining the annual team calendar and action plan
  3. Leading and managing a large and diverse team:
    • managing a full-time staff team of approximately 17 individuals, spread across 8 cities
    • overseeing therecruitment and development of several hundred volunteer “Campaign Leaders” based in universities and workplaces across India and the world
    • creating structures and processes that enable efficient and effective execution and collaboration towards goals
    • sourcing and creating professional development opportunities for the team
    • building a strong collaborative team culture that values relationships and results
  4. Developing a national strategy for marketing, communications and branding:
    • supporting team members to develop and execute a se