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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.

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

Senior Director, Program

Mumbai

The Senior Director Program is responsible for overseeing multiple teams and strategic priorities across Teach For India. The Senior Director Program works directly with the Recruitment,Selection, Training and Alumni Impact teams and is responsible for the alignment and delivery of the Fellowship and Alumni program.

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Senior Director, Program

Position Summary:

The Senior Director Program is responsible for overseeing multiple teams and strategic priorities across Teach For India. The Senior Director Program works directly with the Recruitment,Selection, Training and Alumni Impact teams and is responsible for the alignment and delivery of the Fellowship and Alumni program. These teams ensure that the experience of all applicants,Fellows and Alumni consistently maximizes Teach For India’s progress. The Senior Director is responsible for driving collaboration, alignment, compliance and managerial excellence on the program teams.

Team Overview:
The Fellowship Recruitment team finds and engages people across the world to join the Fellowship. They build awareness and forge partnerships with an important and vast array of people, organisations and institutions. To this end, the Recruitment team not only ensures the continuity of the movement, but also works to substantially change the mindsets of the youth,parents, teachers and professionals they meet across the country every day.

The Fellowship Selection team has the enormous responsibility of ensuring that Teach For India selects Fellows who will make significant gains in their classroom and become life-long leaders in the movement towards eliminating educational inequity. To do so, the team isconstantly refining its own selection model by reflecting on the success of our Fellows and determining the characteristics in our Fellows that drive our students forward. The Selection team also maintains a database of over 20,000 applicants and coordinates the selection processes for all applicants.

Teach For India’s Training and Impact team drives efforts to empower and shape leaders who will transform the lives of thousands of students across India and ultimately eliminate educational inequity. The team trains new Fellows at summer Institute and helps equip them with the foundational knowledge, skills and mindsets to become transformational teachers and leaders.During the academic year, the teamdesigns assessments, curriculum, tools and other resources for supporting and developing City staff to execute and support Fellows. Additionally, the team is involved in the execution and design of the musical.

The Alumni Impact team works closely with Fellows, monitoring their aspirations post Fellowship and drawing strategies to make their aspirations come to foreground. The team is responsible for forging relationships with various corporates, not–for–profit organizations and academic institutions where the Teach For India alumni can be absorbed. It ensures that the movement and its impact go beyond the Fellowship and Teach For India meets its vision.

 

Responsibilities:

  • To create and maintain a strong culture that imbibes Teach For India’s core values and key messages in all teams
  • To coach and develop professionally the Vertical Heads on the program teams
  • To drive change and compliance throughout the program teams with regards to best practices, systems and process improvements. This requires an up-to-date knowledge of best practices from internal and external sources
  • To support and oversee the execution of specific teams strategies and progress towards goals in Recruitment, Selection, Training and Impact and Alumni Impact
  • To build and maintain relationships with key partners and stakeholders that facilitate or accelerate the impact that Teach For India has
  • To ensure the systems and processes in place equip Teach For India to scale effectively year on year without compromising quality.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Conduct Assessment Centres for new Fellows on four weekends a year
  • To build and manage Teach For India’s leadership team in conjunction with the Chief Executive Officer and other staff (including coaching and mentoring of individuals, the performance evaluation of teams and organisational progress towards our goals)
  • Attend recruitment events (presentations, coffee chats, gatherings)
  • Work closely with the Teach For India Board where relevant
  • Continuously find high quality people to join the staff team and Fellowship
  • Champion the continued professional development of Managers at Teach For India
  • Be dynamic, flexible and highly adaptable to all situations and challenges that might arise and impact Teach For India

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Believe that all children and adults can achieve at high levels
  • Exemplify Teach For India’s core values: sense of possibility, teamwork, excellence, integrity, critical thinking, seva and respect and humility. Carries self as a professional at all times holding themselves and others to high expectations
  • Be a clear, articulate and direct communicator with outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Exhibit professionalism with respect to Teach For India policies
  • Ability to learn and adapt very quickly to changing environments
  • Very strong critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to create strategic plans and long term approaches to complex problems
  • Have excellent team motivation skills
  • Can prioritise and resolve conflicts or competing interests
  • Be a highly independent self starter
  • Have the ability to drive team leaders towards outcomes , goals and timelines through strong managerial instincts and project management skills including an outstanding ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Possess outstanding time management skills

Education and Experience

  • We believe that reaching our vision demands that we have the best and brightest group of leaders working at Teach For India. Here are some minimum qualifications we look for:
  • Post Graduate Degree with minimum 8 years of work experience managing multiple and complex teams required
  • Track record of managing complex teams and projects to excellent outcomes at scale
  • Relevant transferable skills and / or experiences

Senior Manager, Training and Support

Mumbai

The Senior Manager Training & Support will oversee the design and execution of resources and tools for students, Fellows and Program staff. They will manage the continuum of support for Fellows from Institute through the 2 years and align all support from the Training team to city teams to this.

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Senior Manager, Training and Support

Position Summary:

The Senior Manager Training & Support will oversee the design and execution of resources and tools for students, Fellows and Program staff. They will manage the continuum of support for Fellows from Institute through the 2 years and align all support from the Training team to city teams to this. With a deep understanding of how the program works, they will manage a team of 4 – 6 on the Training & Impact team and set up systems for effective coordination and support to city teams.

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, designs resources and tools and empowers them with support 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:

Vision & Strategy

  • To enhance the existing structures and systems for the execution of the student and Fellow vision through Training & Support across all 6 cities
  • To continuously lead the team to Research the needs across cities, Design relevant solutions, Empower staff to execute and Learn about our effectiveness and impact
  • To set a vision and plan for the design and execution of institute and on-going support that is clear and comprehensive
  • To drive the vision for the Program Manager Specialists and ongoing support structure in the city.
  • To set a vision for and design a comprehensive and simple knowledge management system.

Managing & Developing

  • To manage and develop team members through effective individual and team support and learning experiences
  • To set clear boundaries and provide on-going support in the design and execution of key resources, systems and processes
  • To drive the team to clear outcomes and support them to build and strengthen relationships across the organization.

Executing & Evaluating

  • To drive the execution of all strategy and design from the Training & Impact team with the city teams
  • To continuously monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions and strategically adjust course
  • To execute effective team meetings, stepbacks and retreats that build culture, critically evaluate progress and allow for course correction

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support the Training and Impact team with additional projects like the Teacher Training Portal
  • Support Teach for India’s Recruitment and Selection Teams
  • Work at Teach For India’s summer Institute

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
  • Ability to set a clear vision and plan strategic actions aligned to priorities at a wide scale
  • Evidence of instructional knowledge and understanding of Teach For India’s Institute structures and systems
  • Ability to effectively manage a large-scale project with multiple people from multiple teams over a multi-month period
  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail at all times and think critically
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships, invest and motivate others to outcomes
  • Strong time management skills and flexibility in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to manage, coach and develop a remote team
  • Strong willingness to learn from past mistakes and move forward with clarity and confidence

Education and Experience

  • Teaching experience required
  • Significant managerial experience
  • Experience working with low-income communities

City Director

Bengaluru

The City Director role is an exciting opportunity to head Teach For India’s efforts across a region. They create and shape the vision for the City and the long term strategy that is required to ensure that every child in the region attains an excellent education.

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City Director

Position Summary:
The City Director role is an exciting opportunity to head Teach For India’s efforts across a region.  They create and shape the vision for the City and the long term strategy that is required to ensure that every child in the region attains an excellent education.  Your 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.   Each City site will grow to have between 100 and 200 Fellows and active Alumni that together impact many thousands of children.
 
Team Overview:
The City Director is part of Teach For India’s Leadership team and actively contributes to multiple cross team activities, events and opportunities.  They are expected to take ownership beyond their immediate team and to regularly support and collaborate with other City Directors and team members. 
 
Responsibilities:

  • To facilitate the creation of a city vision that is aligned with the organisational vision and ensure investment in the vision by all Fellows and staff
  • To create and maintain a strong culture that imbibes all Teach For India core values and key messages.
    • Creating a vision for the city culture
    • 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
  • To ensure that all 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 & document of best practices
    • Leading performance management conversations
  • To build strong relationships with placement school 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 are have completed 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, 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:
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:

  • 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

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. 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 lead

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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.
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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 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?
  • Are you data-driven and results oriented, yet with a ‘purpose-over-process’ approach to work?
  • Do you thrive in a high-stakes, deadline-driven environment?
  • Do you have excellent people and team management skills, with the ability to lead a team to achieve ambitious outcomes?
  • Do you believe collaboration is critical to success, and do you have strong interpersonal skills which enable you to build meaningful relationships with diverse others, investing them in a role or purpose?
  • 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 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?
  • 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 1 year has 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!)

Lead Manager, Fellowship Recruitment

South

The Recruitment Manager Lead (RML) sets the vision and strategy for Fellowship recruitment and branding for a given region of India and directly manages a team to execute this vision. The RML is responsible for ensuring that an ambitious number of leaders from a given region arrive at the 2015 training Institute ready to begin the Teach For Fellowship.

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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 for a given region of India and directly manages a team to execute this vision. The RML is responsible for ensuring that an ambitious number of leaders from a given region arrive at the 2015 training Institute ready to begin the Teach For Fellowship. Depending on the region, the RML will manage a team of approximately 3-4 Recruitment Managers (RM) and Recruitment Associates (RA) and devise strategies to reach out to the most promising leaders in the region.
The RML plays a role of manager, mentor and coach to the Recruitment Managers and Recruitment Associates, while supporting them in the field and driving them to 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, corporates, youth hubs, media houses and create networks in the region that will help the Recruitment team year on year.
Ultimately, the RML is charged with the task of finding leaders with the best and brightest minds and the biggest hearts to join the Teach For India 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, result driven, and challenging team. The RML also plays a vital role in setting the national strategy along with the North and West RMLs and the Vertical Head of the Recruitment team at Teach For India.

Team Overview:
The Recruitment Team at Teach For India is responsible for ensuring that the leaders with the best and brightest minds with the biggest hearts apply to 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 also works 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:
 
Set a strategy and goals

  • Articulate a vision for recruitment and branding in a given region of India and set robust goals that are ambitious, feasible, and meaningful
  • Manage, mentor and coach 4-5 RMs/RAs in setting an ambitious goal for their respective portfolios

Build your team

  • Attract, interview, and staff vacancies on your team

Manage and support

  • 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 between team members of your region as well as the larger National Recruitment Team

Develop a branding and marketing

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

Operate with a data-driven approach

  • Use historical data from past Recruitment cycles to predict and benchmark outcomes, constantly examine current application data, analyze trends and translate them into next steps to meet the desired outcomes
  • Investigate the data of RMs and RAs to highlight grey areas and do a course correction or share best practices

Partner with other verticals

  • City Teams - 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 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 externally

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, 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
  • Commitment to executing a complex plan in an entrepreneurial environment
  • 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
  • People Management skills so as to effectively manage a team of managers
  • Remote Management: ability to remotely effectively manage a team member
  • Strong time management skills and 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
  • Ability to travel extensively (intra and inter-city) and adopt flexible timings (especially during “cycle season” from July-Feb)
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt quickly to a new work stream and culture

Education and Experience:

  • 2-6 years of relevant work experience, preferably leading a team to success
  • Experience as a Teach For India Fellow valued, but not required
  • Previous experience working hard in a deadline-oriented, target-driven environment with respect to process and professionalism: able to keep himself/herself, as well as the team, calm during high-stress periods
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment

Manager, Finance

Mumbai

The Finance Manager impacts all staff, Fellows and children across Teach For India by driving and overseeing the strategy, planning and execution of budgets, finance policies, vendor payments, cash flows and fund management.

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Manager, Finance

Position Summary:

The Finance Manager impacts all staff, Fellows and children across Teach For India by driving and overseeing the strategy, planning and execution of budgets, finance policies, vendor payments, cash flows and fund management. From setting a strong financial vision aligned to organisational priorities to liaising with multiple teams, the finance manager is responsible to drive financial outcomes and for setting up strong partnerships. He or she is responsible for establishing a culture of efficiency through the systems, structures and relationships he or she drives. The Finance Manager will also be responsible for implementing Finance policies and cost efficiencies throughout the organization. 

Team Summary:

The Finance team is considered as the backbone of Teach For India operations. The team supports all the other functions and is responsible for improving the overall financial efficiency of the organization. The team has set high standards of resourcefulness and is constantly striving to attain efficiencies and cultivating important relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

The Finance Manager shall supervise a team of 3 Finance Associates, 3 Finance Assistants and report to the Chief Finance Officer. 

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Budgeting
    Coordinate the development of budgets for internal and external clients; provide information and assists staff and administrators in budget preparation, implementation and control; prepare, balance, compile, and enter budget data; perform statistical analysis of cash flow and budgets; monitor and evaluate budgets and cash flow for appropriateness to ensure fiscal solvency and accountability.
  • Research and Data Analysis
    Research and analyse financial data for internal and external stakeholders and create, organize and maintains files using database and spreadsheet programs; retrieve and organizes data into required reporting formats; collect, retrieve and organize data to identify financial discrepancies and resolve customer queries; recommend solutions to Fellows and staff ensuring that corrections or changes are implemented properly.
  • Financial and Statutory Reporting
    Prepare complex financial reports as mandated by the management, donors and other agencies; assist internal and external clients in compiling data and interpreting legal reporting requirements and regulations; create and maintain statistical reports; plan and monitor timelines to meet strict deadlines in reporting regulations; reviews grant letters, funding and entitlement reports; review and verify statistical and financial information including independent audit reports and long-term debt documents.
  • Training, Communications and Technical Support
    Maintain communication with internal and external customers regarding financial matters; provide information and technical support in the development and revision of policies and regulations; assist in the development and documentation of office systems and procedures, finance software and systems, review proposed contracts for adherence to rules and regulations; train staff, coordinate, and/or review the work of staff.
  • Setting Team Culture and Vision for Operational Excellence
    Drive the vision for operational excellence and plan effectively to meet that vision. Setting priorities, managing, directing and leading the vision and core culture of the team. Establish systems for effective resource management

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist Chief Finance Officer with governance and legal matters
  • Establish and maintain high-level relationships with banking and auditing partners
    • Volunteering in classrooms
    • Assist in Fellowship Selection as required from time to time
    • Any such other related work as may be prescribed by Chief Finance Officer

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
  • Strong analytical and leadership skills
  • Ability to set a clear vision and drive toward that vision
  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail at all times and think critically
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships, invest and motivate others to outcomes
  • Ability to work independently and work closely with a team and across teams and cities
  • Strong time management skills and flexibility in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines.
  • Must be reliable, highly resourceful, trustworthy and abide by the organization’s policies

Education and Experience:

  • CA/MBA Finance from a reputed institute or B.Com with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Three years of related professional experience in two or more of the following areas of financial analysis, accounting, law or global economics
  • Prior experience of working on an ERP would be an added advantage

Manager, Technology

Mumbai/Delhi

The Technology Manager is responsible for imparting a vision, driving implementation and ensuring smooth software operations for all technical systems within each vertical of Teach For India. They will be responsible for architecting and designing the business software requirements of Teach For India.

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Manager, Technology

Position Summary:

The Technology Manager is responsible for imparting a vision, driving implementation and ensuring smooth software operations for all technical systems within each vertical of Teach For India. They will be responsible for architecting and designing the business software requirements of 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:

  • Help develop vision and goals for the Technology vertical at Teach For India, and work to synergize all parts of the organization with latest technical trends.
  • 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.
  • Initiate, build and maintain relationships with all verticals with in Teach For India as well as external vendors to enable efficiencies.
  • Ensure delivery through all stages of the software development life-cycle by working with vendors and creating the required software when required.
  • Manage and oversee website content, organizational intranet, database software, email servers and technical content for various verticals within 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, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent project management, communication, leadership, inter-personal and negotiation skills. Clear vision to empower an organization to innovate using technology.
  • 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 on Salesforce.com will be preferred but not essential.
  • Knowledge of web based technologies, cloud based platforms and ERP will be desirable.
  • Excellent documentation and presentation skills with proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Documents.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and an immense sense of possibility.
  • Ability to train teams in usage of technology and deliver a high quality user experience.

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:

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

Manager, Technology (Infrastructure)

Mumbai

The Technology Manager (Infrastructure) will be the primary interface between man and machine at Teach For India, responsible for maintaining software and hardware infrastructure nationally. S/he will be responsible for maintaining relationships with vendors/service providers to ensure compliance.

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Manager, Technology (Infrastructure)

Position Summary:

The Technology Manager (Infrastructure) will be the primary interface between man and machine at Teach For India, responsible for maintaining software and hardware infrastructure nationally. S/he will be responsible for maintaining relationships with vendors/service providers to ensure compliance.

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:

  • Implement, test, and maintain all software and hardware infrastructure used within Teach For India.
  • Identify and implement the latest networking, security, and virtualization technologies.
  • Manage new installations or upgrades of software modules to meet vertical requirements.
  • Define and enforce software and hardware related policies and procedures adhering to organizational values.
  • Maintain data backups and application logs, monitor system usage, and identify potential security breaches or performance bottlenecks
  • Administer users, roles, and groups in Google Apps for Non Profits
  • Resolve for all hardware and network related technical issues such as issues in laptops, network printers, scanners, servers, access points, firewalls, projectors, call handling systems (EPBX), leased line/broadband Internet connections
  • Manage Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) and ensure that vendor or service provider follows Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Manage relationships with all the vendors. Issuing purchase order / work order to vendors. Responsible for payment released to vendors on time
  • Plan for new equipment and licenses required in next financial year
  • Manage Technology budget after discussions with Technology Director and CFO. Managing weekly report on allocated Technology budget versus actual expense incurred
  • Study, research and propose technical studies for enhancing organizational efficiencies through the use of our technological infrastructure

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Comfort with command line interface and related tools such as vi, ssh, scp, git, etc
  • Awareness of virtualization technologies such as VMware or VirtualBox
  • Familiarity with Windows, Linux, and Mac OS environments
  • Knowledge of Perl, Tcl, Python, or other scripting languages is preferred
  • Cloud computing or web hosting experience with platforms and tools such as VPS, AWS, cPanel
  • Experience in Microsoft Networking Topologies (IP / DHCP / DNS / Routing etc.) and Active Directory
  • Good written, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interface with multiple audiences, internal teams and stakeholders while presenting ideas clearly and in an engaging manner
  • Commitment to excellence and accuracy, with an ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong time management skills and remain flexible in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines

Education and Experience

Here are the minimum qualifications we look for:

  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience
  • High proficiency in network and systems administration, degree no bar
  • Experience in managing a team of people

Manager, Development

Mumbai

The Manager, Development will be responsible for building the funding base for in order to support Teach For India’s ambitious program goals. This will include working with internal stakeholders such as City Directors, Vertical Heads, Communications team and even Fellows to support fundraising for the organisation.

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Manager, Development

Position Summary:

The Manager, Development will be responsible for building the funding base for in order to support Teach For India’s ambitious program goals. This will include working with internal stakeholders such as City Directors, Vertical Heads, Communications team and even Fellows to support fundraising for the organisation. The Manager will also be responsible for maintaining relationships with key donors and their organizations.

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.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • 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. The manager will be responsible for driving the development of some of these work streams including supporting the team with prospect research, portfolio management and managing gift operations.
  • Stewardship of donors based on their giving capacity, in order to ensure repeat donations
  • Tapping into various networks to increase the base of donors
  • Working with city teams to help them raise funds locally to support their programs
  • Ensure that the team sticks to processes including keeping all proposals and documents up to date on the team site and updating Salesforce
  • Work with the Finance team to ensure all reports are sent to donors in a complete and timely fashion
  • Work with the Communications team to ensure all marketing collateral are up to date and effective
  • Raise funds through the 5 year celebration musical
  • The Development team has great culture of openness and collaboration. The manager’s role will also be to maintain that culture.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Vendor management in terms of prints/ other technical requirements in terms of design
  • To provide support to the larger Communications team during events and campaigns

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Experience with fundraising
  • Interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Superior project management and organization skills
  • Commitment to excellence and accuracy, with an ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong time management skills and 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
  • Belief in Teach For India’s mission and approach

Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in client facing roles
  • Graduate/Post graduate

Manager (Operations), Fellowship Selection

Mumbai

As a Manager (Operations), Fellowship Selection, you will support the Director and other Managers to set the vision and strategy of the Fellowship Selection Team. You will take responsibility for a specific stage of our selection process, designing and running systems and logistical operations which increase the efficiency of our model as well as ensuring we offer places on the Fellowship to only those applicants likely to be excellent teachers and leaders.

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Manager (Operations), Fellowship Selection

Position Summary

As a Manager (Operations), Fellowship Selection, you will support the Director and other Managers to set the vision and strategy of the Fellowship Selection Team. You will take responsibility for a specific stage of our selection process, designing and running systems and logistical operations which increase the efficiency of our model as well as ensuring we offer places on the Fellowship to only those applicants likely to be excellent teachers and leaders. You will manage a team of 2-3 Associates who will support with day-to-day operations, and you will have responsibility for their on-going performance management and professional development. You will design and implement a robust training and on-going support program for those involved in your specific stage of the processes - including staff, Fellows and Alumni involved – as well as working to invest them in the role they play in building the Fellowship Cohort. You will also support in an on-going research and analysis program to ensure our model is as efficient and as accurate as possible in the long term.

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

  • Setting the vision and goals for a particular stage of our selection process
  • Designing and managing systems and logistical operations for a particular stage of the selection process which ensure we can 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
  • Managing a team of 2-3 Selection Associates, leading them to achieve ambitious team and individual goals as well as supporting them in their professional development
  • Designing and facilitating differentiated on-going training and support for staff, Fellows and Alumni involved in the stage of the selection process you manage
  • Supporting in an on-going program of research and analysis to ensure our selection model leads us to efficiently identify those applicants likely to be excellent teachers and leaders of our movement
  • Collaborate with and invest key stakeholders across the organisation – staff, Fellows and Alumni – in the selection process and the role they have to play in ensuring we are efficient and accurate in our evaluation of applicants
  • Reviewing applications and interviewing applicants, supporting the wider team to do the same with efficiency and accuracy
  • Supporting the Recruitment and Matriculation Team in their outreach

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 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 exceptional English language communication skills – both written and verbal?
  • Do you have excellent people and team management skills, with the ability to lead a team to achieve ambitious outcomes?
  • Do you believe collaboration is critical to success, and do you have strong interpersonal skills which enable you to build meaningful relationships with diverse others, investing them in a role or purpose?
  • 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 highly organised with strong short, medium and 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 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?
  • Are you data-driven and results oriented, yet with a ‘purpose-over-process’ approach to work?
  • Do you thrive in a high-stakes, deadline-driven environment?
  • Are you able to analyse complex data sets from varied sources (both quantitative and qualitative), drawing conclusions and identifying appropriate next steps?
  • Do you have a high attention to detail, with a belief in the importance of ‘the little things’?
  • 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?

Education and Experience

  • Graduate (any field) with 3+ years of work experience, of which at least 1 year has been in a direct management position (we may consider exceptional applicants without direct management experience - if this is you, please speak with our HR team directly)
  • End-to-end project management experience (from vision setting to execution)
  • A background in the education sector and/or training design and facilitation 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!)

Curriculum Manager, Firki

National Team

The Curriculum Manager will play a fundamental role in the development and implementation of Firki. This will require consultation with the Training and Impact team as well as external experts across different areas of content to ensure there is understanding of the practice model.

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Curriculum Manager, Firki

Vision for Firki

Firki will be a world-class, blended learning programme to create outstanding educators in India through effective and high-quality teacher education.

Through Firki, we hope to build an understanding of and the ability to translate the knowledge around teaching into practice. The vision is to create content, which will push critical thinking, enable teachers to view learning as a personal experience to be constructed in the shared context of teaching–learning process. The learning process itself will be built on structures of peer group interaction, reflection and hands-on teaching practice.

Position Summary

The Curriculum Manager will play a fundamental role in the development and implementation of Firki. This will require consultation with the Training and Impact team as well as external experts across different areas of content to ensure there is understanding of the practice model. The model will be based on the vision and values of Teach for India and will be underpinned by contemporary research and evidence to support the development of high quality, sustainable, and innovative teacher education programme that meets the requirements of the national and state level teacher education bodies.

The Curriculum Manager coordinates the overall planning, designing, and development of course content and assessments across subject areas on the portal. The Curriculum Manager coordinates curriculum innovation, design, and research, and ensures the development and maintenance of the highest quality courses by partnering with key stakeholders/experts - government, private, national and international. The Curriculum Manager assists in building an exemplar technology platform (with an external technology partner) in alignment for the delivery of the content being created. The Curriculum Manager’s priority would be to support the Curriculum Associate in the development and design of the actual content consumed by the user - textual, pictorial, audio-visual.

Lastly, the role of Curriculum Manager involves team and project management, strategic thinking and analysis, interfacing with various internal and external stakeholders and facilitating creative solutions to ensure best possible delivery of Firki to all teachers.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate planning the development of course content and assessments
  • Develop new and map existing content and assessments to meet state, national, and/or University standards in partnership with the Curriculum Associate
  • Collaborate with Training & Impact team members to seek out and design innovative work for teachers
  • Identify and partner with and manage key external stakeholders to learn about best practices in different education settings
  • Adapt best practices to the model of training and support provided by Firki and play a key role in building a strong blended learning programme
  • Work with the technology team and external tech partners to build a platform that is easy to use, adaptive to portable devices and keeps the teacher at the core of the design
  • Develop a deep understanding of curriculum, pedagogy and the ed landscape by extensively reading about the teacher education landscape in India
  • Establish enduring relationships and partnerships with master teachers and experts in education across the country.
  • Document processes as well as learnings from different models of delivery and monitor/evaluate the efficacy of each model against predetermined parameters
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established

(These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

Experience

  • Experience as a teacher and / or teacher trainer essential
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience, preferably including work with curriculum design and assessment frameworks
  • Previous experience working hard in a deadline-oriented, target-driven environment with respect for process and professionalism

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
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • 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

Core competencies for success

  • Communication skills:
    • Shares ideas and perspectives and encourages others to do the same
    • Informs others involved in a project of new developments; Disseminates information to other employees, as appropriate
    • Writes in a clear, concise, organised and convincing way for a variety of target audiences
    • The written message is consistently error-free and has the desired effect on the target audience
  • Interpersonal skills:
    • Demonstrates diplomacy by approaching others about sensitive issues in non-threatening ways
    • Considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others
    • Fosters an environment conducive to open, transparent communication among all levels and positions
    • Takes the initiative to get to know internal and external stakeholders
  • Technical skills:
    • Dedicates time and energy to keeping abreast of the latest information related to area of education and technology
    • Picks up on technology quickly
    • Able to read, comprehend and apply academic papers which explains context of the education landscape in India

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

Associate, Alumni Impact, City Partner and Alumni Engagement

Chennai

As an Alumni Associate you will get the opportunity to build an in-depth understanding of the education sector in Chennai and work with current Alumni, Fellows, staff and other stakeholders on capacity building for the city. The focus would be building a local Alumni movement by transforming our Fellows into outstanding Alumni and also engaging existing Alumni through our various programs.

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Associate, Alumni Impact, City Partner and Alumni Engagement

Position Summary:

As an Alumni Associate you will get the opportunity to build an in-depth understanding of the education sector in Chennai and work with current Alumni, Fellows, staff and other stakeholders on capacity building for the city. The focus would be building a local Alumni movement by transforming our Fellows into outstanding Alumni and also engaging existing Alumni through our various programs.

Overview:

City Operations Chennai will be entering into its third year of operations in 2014 – 15. The City Operations team drives Teach for India’s mission in Chennai. In 2014-15 we will have ~110 Fellows and ~12 City Operations Team Members. Our first batch of 23 Fellows graduated this year and will now be part of the Alumni network.

Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Strategy:
    • Setting a vision for the Alumni movement for Chennai in collaboration with the City Director
    • Work with the Alumni Impact team to strategize and set goals for all city-led programs such as mentorship program, pathway calls, skill building workshops, coffee chats/career conversations, social entrepreneurship club
    • Undertake ongoing research on organizations that can be prospective employers for our Fellows. Build relationships and target their participation in our annual Career Fair
  • Fellow development and support:

    • Create an Alumni Fellow Committee team and actively engage the team in alumni events, sourcing prospective recruiters and acting as a link between Alumni Impact team and Fellows
    • Organize and manage coffee chats between the Alumni Impact team, city team and Fellows to better understand Fellow aspirations and tailor our support
    • Collaborate with external resource persons to conduct skill building workshops and clinics
  • Alumni Engagement
    • Work in collaboration with the City Team to maintain an Alumni database to track current Alumni metrics and trends to influence the strategy for the Alumni team
    • Build relationships with Alumni through coffee chats, Alumni events and forums for Alumni to collaborate and ensure their collective impact
    • Design and create a monthly Alumni Newsletter

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other verticals
  • Recruitment - Help engage current Alumni in the Recruitment process
  • Communications - Work with the Communications team to design Alumni campaigns
  • Development- Track Alumni donations and build campaigns around Alumni Giving
  • Help with execution of Career Placements
  • Contribute articles to the Online resource portal

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in using data to drive decisions – ability to critically analyze numbers and trends to decide on future course of action
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities - ability to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems
  • Superior project management and organization skills and flexibility to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial attitude – ability to work independently while also being a team player
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt quickly to a new work stream and culture
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility

Education and Experience

  • Graduate/Postgraduate
  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in Youth Development/Leadership Development will be good to have
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment and sensitivity to the diversity of our target population

Curriculum Associate, Firki

National Team

The Curriculum Associate will play a fundamental role in the creation of content for Firki’s blended learning programme. This will require working closely with Curriculum Manager, engaging internally with the Training and Impact team, externally with experts from different areas of pedagogy and adapting those learnings into suitable e-learning modules for teachers.

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Curriculum Associate, Firki

Vision for Firki

Firki will be a world-class, blended learning programme to create outstanding educators in India through effective and high-quality teacher education. Through Firki, we hope to build an understanding of and the ability to translate the knowledge around teaching into practice. The vision is to create content, which will push critical thinking, enable teachers to view learning as a personal experience to be constructed in the shared context of teaching–learning process. The learning process itself will be built on structures of peer group interaction, reflection and hands-on teaching practice.

Position Summary

The Curriculum Associate will play a fundamental role in the creation of content for Firki’s blended learning programme. This will require working closely with Curriculum Manager, engaging internally with the Training and Impact team, externally with experts from different areas of pedagogy and adapting those learnings into suitable e-learning modules for teachers.

The role requires for the individual to have a strong knowledge on content and pedagogy as (s)he will drive the actual content creation on the portal. The Associate will also closely work with a videographer and editor to create video-based learning materials. The video-based content will not only include Teach for India classrooms but also other external institutions which showcase best in class practices in a particular area of pedagogy.

Along with audio-visual content, the Associate roles requires the individual to create content in varied forms for network partners, other master trainers etc for us to be able to test multiple models of delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Adapt the content from multiple internal and external sources into coherent, easy-to-understand chunks of consumable information for the user
  • Manage the creation of audio-visual content in partnership with an external videographer/editor
  • Take ownership of the content creation in the learning management system (Learndash, edX or custom created platform) along with the technology partner
  • Coordinate with programme teams across cities to identify classrooms where best practices can be captured
  • Travel across locations and work with videographers to capture classroom practice as well as insights from experts
  • Coordinate with Fellows and support in teaching practice observation of teachers using Firki to better understand how content translates into offline practice
  • Create session plans, facilitation guides and training material for different models of delivery and network partners
  • Deliver individual or group instruction to users or make arrangements for instruction with various network partners
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established

(These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree
  • Experience as a teacher and / or teacher trainer essential
  • Experience with online editorial and publishing

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
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • 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
  • Highly technology literate; quickly learns new applications and tools

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

Consultant, Technology

Mumbai/Delhi, 1+ years

The Technology Consultant is responsible for ensuring smooth software operations for all technical systems within each vertical of Teach For India. S/he will be responsible for architecting and designing the business software requirements of 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. S/he 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 Summary:

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Ensuring delivery through all stages of the software development life-cycle by working with vendors and creating the required software when required.
  • To 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.
  • To design, implement and deliver web applications including databases of Teach For India.
  • To 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.

Preferred Education Qualification:
MS/MTech/ME/BS/BTech/BE or equivalent with 1+ years of work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.
  • Web Tools and Databases: HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP.
  • Database: 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.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and a sense of possibility.
  • Ability to train teams in usage of technology and deliver a high quality user experience.

Associate, Alumni Impact

Hyderabad

The Associate, Alumni Impact will be responsible for external relationships with organizations in Hyderabad who can help build the movement and to keep our alumni in the city engaged, inspired and connected to the movement. The Associate Alumni Impact will also lead Be The Change Projects execution in the city through collaboration with a set of diverse external stakeholders.

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Associate, Alumni Impact

Position Summary:

The Associate, Alumni Impact will be responsible for external relationships with organizations in Hyderabad who can help build the movement and to keep our alumni in the city engaged, inspired and connected to the movement. The Associate Alumni Impact will also lead Be The Change Projects execution in the city through collaboration with a set of diverse external stakeholders.

Team Overview:

The Hyderabad 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 Hyderabad like our Alumni, Government, corporates, foundations, NGOs to drive our vision. Hyderabad will be entering into its third year of operation in 2014 – 15, we will have more than 130 Fellows, 40 schools and 15 city operations team members.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Make Teach For India the go to place for recruiters looking for future leaders in the region.
  • Study our prioritized pathways; create a plan of action for maximising our impact in these pathways and executing the plan by forging partnerships in these pathways.
  • Scale up the various programs run by the central Alumni Impact team like mentorship program, pathway calls and entrepreneurship club.
  • Manage the Hyderabad Alumni Impact Fellow Committee.
  • Manage content for the alumni portal, newsletters and support with Leadership Forums aligned to our pathways.
  • Create a sustainable and robust career placement process using external organisations and internal capabilities as best possible.
  • Create a vision for Be The Change Projects in the city. Drive the vision through collaboration with external organisations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility
  • Strategic thinking
  • Strong on networking and resourcefulness
  • Relationship building capability
  • Commitment to excellence and accuracy, with an ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, working independently while also being a team player
  • Belief in Teach For India’s mission and approach

Education and Experience

  • Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Experience of having worked with Alumni networks is an added advantage

Associate, City Human Resources and Operations

Pune

This person is the backbone of the Pune site handling multiple responsibilities to ensure smooth operations, strong processes, systems and decision making at scale for a large site like Pune with approximately 220 fellows supported by 23 staff members.

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Associate, City Human Resources and Operations

Position Summary:

This person is the backbone of the Pune site handling multiple responsibilities to ensure smooth operations, strong processes, systems and decision making at scale for a large site like Pune with approximately 220 fellows supported by 23 staff members. The City Human Resources Operations 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).

Overview:

The Pune 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. Pune will be entering into its sixth year of operation in 2014–15, we will have approximately 190 Fellows, supported by over 15 city operations team members and approximately 70 Alumni working in the city.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operations – City & Trainings
    • Create, Own and maintain a Pune city calendar which has all the different events and dates marked in advance.
    • Builds and maintains relationships with various stakeholders for our operational needs like space, printing, transport etc.
    • Coordinates with different team members to understand and organize any logistical support for trainings and city conferences.
    • Assists operations for special projects like Fellow retreats, Teach For India’s Educational conference InspirED, Head Masters conferences, donor events in schools etc.
    • Leads the student assessment logistics in the city.
  • Operations – Support to the City Director
    • Assists the City Director in organizing and following up on external meetings and deadlines.
    • Prepares and updates reports and presentations for the City Director.
    • Attends relevant meetings with the City Director.
  • Human Resources Compliance
    • Supporting Fellow registration at the institute. Update and maintain the Fellow Database monthly and on an ongoing basis.
    • Attendance and leave management: City Human Resources must drive compliance around attendance and support Program Managers in having these conversations with Fellows.
    • Fellow Stipend processing data: Verifying rent receipts and lease agreements for paying housing allowance with the support of the City Admin Assistant
    • Fellow exit formalities: Keep a track of Fellow retention issues and facilitate retention conversations with the Program Managers wherever needed.
    • Fellow Support conversations: Participate in the Support plan conversations with Program
    • Manager/Senior Program Managers/City Directors.
    • Facilitate trainings to align Program Managers and other City Operations Staff to policies and processes
    • Develop a strong Volunteer Management program at the site and engage Fellows actively into leveraging the Volunteer pool.
  • Human Resource Life Cycle
    • Assist in hiring & induction of new City Operations members
    • Leadership Development Plan – 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.
    • Drives the staff engagement survey and supports in data analysis management of surveys and trackers.
  • Culture
    • Designs and rolls out the weekly digest to Fellows with opportunities and organizational updates.
    • Documents feedback from fellows and staff (from open forums and other discussion) and closes the loop in relevant cases.
    • Directly managing the city admin assistant
    • Understanding the pulse of the city culture by being present at the Program Manager – Fellow conversations, open forums
    • 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.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Plays a role in selection & matriculation of Fellows

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Exemplary organizing and planning skills
  • Exemplary oral and written communication skills
  • Strong influencing, motivating and relationship building skills
  • Strong data analysis and management skills
  • Project planning skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Resourcefulness

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Associate, Fellowship Recruitment (Matriculation)

Mumbai

Matriculation is one of the most critical and integral aspects of our work on the Fellowship Recruitment Team. This phase typically begins after candidates have received an offer for the Fellowship program and runs up until the beginning of the Fellowship program when Fellows arrive at Institute.

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Associate, Fellowship Recruitment (Matriculation)

Position Summary:

Matriculation is one of the most critical and integral aspects of our work on the Fellowship Recruitment Team. This phase typically begins after candidates have received an offer for the Fellowship program and runs up until the beginning of the Fellowship program when Fellows arrive at Institute.

The Fellowship Recruitment Associate of Matriculation drives the vision and strategy for matriculation across the country. They are responsible for ensuring that an ambitious number of leaders who have received an offer for the Fellowship arrive at the 2015 Institute ready to begin the program. The Fellowship Recruitment Associate is critical in promoting, enhancing and protecting the Teach For India brand. They are the face of Teach For India and will be the point of contact for all matriculation related questions. The Fellowship Recruitment Associate will directly support Teach For India staff from various teams who will act as points of contact for the incoming Fellows.

Ultimately, the Fellowship Recruitment Associate 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 one of the greatest leadership-development programs available
  • 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 in our respective portfolios, conduct presentations in colleges and corporates nationwide and internationally, drive follow-ups with high-potential candidates, and ensure presence at important events. We support our candidates from the time they get an offer until they turn up at Institute by identifying and addressing barriers. 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 also works 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

  • Ideate, conceptualize and drive a vision and set ambitious goals for matriculation

Build and Support your matriculation team

  • Identify, inspire and train staff from various teams and support them as they matriculate potential Fellows
  • Send regular updates to keep the team invested and ensure that they are operating with a sense of urgen
  • Liaise with Recruitment team members to ensure outreach is set up to address potential barriers
  • Create a data-base of resources to make the matriculation team’s work more effective 

Research your target audience

  • Who is your target audience? What’s the best value-proposition for them?
  • What are the major concerns/barriers to acceptance? How will you address them?
  • Are their local constraints you should be aware of?

Use a Data-Driven Approach

  • Have a solid understanding of the organizational requirements (eg: how many Fellows are needed in each city so that you can backwards plan)
  • Look at data from previous years to identify trends and inform your strategy and approach
  • Constantly examine matriculation data (eg: most recent calls made by matriculation team members and concerns initiated and resolved) 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 candidates, their families and supporters.
  • Working closely with high potential candidates to understand and resolve their barriers and concerns

 Partner with other verticals

  • City Teams - understand the Teach For India vision in the various cities/regions and drive Matriculation accordingly
  • Selection – conduct First Reviews and Phone Reviews
  • Communications – working closely with our marketing team to set a strategy for matriculation outreach efforts and ideating and conceptualizing materials for matriculation 

 Compel the larger Teach For India One Team family

  • Effectively compel Fellows, staff, and Alumni to participate effectively in Matriculation
  • Adapt and Exemplify the Teach For India culture
  • You are the face of Teach For India. You must project the brand internally and externally

Adapt and Exemplify the Teach For India culture

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

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, 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
  • Commitment to executing a complex plan in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Superior project management and organization skills
  • High sense of ownership
  • 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
  • Strong time management skills and 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
  • Ability to travel extensively (intra and inter-city) and adopt flexible timings
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt quickly to a new work stream and culture 

Education and Experience:

  • 2-5 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

Associate, Talent

Mumbai

The Talent Associate is responsible for attracting the brightest, highest performing and diverse talent, to meet Teach For India's hiring needs. They are expected to partner closely with all verticals to recruit the best qualified talent, from a wide-ranging pool of network alumni and external candidates. This position will also support other HR Initiatives at Teach For India.

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Associate, Talent

Team Overview:

The Human Resource Team fuels the growth and success of Teach For India by fostering exceptional, diverse talent for non-teaching Staff positions. It is responsible for hiring, orienting, developing, and engaging the best talent pool. The HR team is the driving force of the culture and core values within Teach For India, to create a high performing organization that provides great career opportunities. The HR team is committed to building Staff members as leaders of the future who will eliminate educational inequity and establish Teach For India as the greatest place to work.

Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To lead and execute strategy for hiring Staff positions and internships across Teach For India.
  • Promote Staff positions through different channels and social media.
  • Run initiatives towards making Staff roles aspirational for Fellows.
  • Maintain a hiring database and provide monthly analysis on hiring.
  • Develop an online screening system for applications.
  • Work closely with Communications and Alumni team for the brand positioning of Staff hiring.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with employment agencies, universities and other recruitment sources.
  • Prepare and maintain contracts and other documentation for new hires.
  • To lead the Induction and Orientation of new hires.
  • Assist in creation of role specific Job Descriptions and Interview Guides.
  • Manage the internship and volunteer program of Teach For India
  • Support HR team in any other HR initiatives at the city level.

Additional Responsibilities

  • To support Fellowship Recruitment team in making presentations.
  • To support Selection in conducting the selection centres.
  • To support matriculation by answering any queries /doubts accepted Fellows may have.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High on Respect, Humility, Intergrity
  • Hiring / interviewing skills
  • Recruitment experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Strong on resourcefulness and a sense of possibility

Education and Experience:

  • 2-5 years of work experience
  • Graduate/Post Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Recruitment Experience preferred

Assistant, 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 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:

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 assistant will be given some 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:

  • Using Salesforce to run reports, creating development organization metrics dashboard, analyzing trends in donations, identifying gaps, etc.
  • Coordinating the volunteering events with the Fellows and corporates
  • Liaising with Finance team to create donor reports in the formats suggested by the donors
  • Prospect research and managing gift operations for donors in each work stream. The assistant will be required to support these funding work streams
  • When required the assistant will also support the manager/directors with additional research as and when required
  • 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, Skills and Abilities:

  • Mindsets
    • Excellent critical thinking skills and high sense of possibility
    • Should be very comfortable with numbers
    • Willingness to learn
    • Adaptability (ability to work in unstructured environments with minimal supervision)
    • Perseverance
  • General management Skills
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Technical Skills/Knowledge
    • Strong analysis, statistical and mathematic expertise preferred
    • Strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
    • Communication skills

Education and Experience:

  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience desired but not required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any stream

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, Pune

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 - Expansion

Bangalore

The Expansion Intern will assist the Expansion Team in carrying out primary research for exploring Teach For India’s new site for year 2015-16.

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Intern - Expansion

Position Summary:

The Expansion intern will assist the Expansion Team in carrying out primary research for exploring Teach For India’s new site for year 2015-16

Objective:

  • To research the potential strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of Teach For India expanding to the assigned city.
  • To identify key stakeholders (in the government, non-profit sector, funders, low-income private schools) that TFI can leverage
  • To prepare a final report of recommendations to the TFI Expansion Team

Job Responsibilities:

  • To examine and research the local government education system within the city
  • To identify key people within the education department and the different roles they play
  • To get a list of English Medium government schools and data on the number of students, teachers, potential vacancies
  • To get a list of Private English medium schools and survey the communities around the school
  • To identify key NGOS in education sector and meet with them to get a sense if TFI would be successful in the city
  • To map out the areas of need in the city
  • To identify Key Corporate Companies and understand their current CSR activities
  • Identify a potential market for staff hiring

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Mindset
    • Excellent critical thinking skills and high sense of possibility
    • Willingness to learn
    • Perseverance
    • Should be very comfortable with numbers
  • General management Skills
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • Strong Influencing and Motivating skills
  • Technical Skills/Knowledge
    • Strong excel, word and powerpoint skills
    • Communication skills especially writing

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 in any stream

Intern - National Government Relations

New Delhi

The intern will play a critical role in building knowledge and research database of various central government bodies/schemes which can be leveraged to build our movement. The intern will work towards finding long term solutions for partnering with the Government at Central level.

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Intern - National Government Relations

Position Summary:

The intern will play a critical role in building knowledge and research database of various central government bodies/schemes which can be leveraged to build our movement. The intern will work towards finding long term solutions for partnering with the Government at Central level.

Team Overview:

The intern will work closely with the National Govt. Relations Manager to build strong networks within the government and also to carry out actionable research to advocate for policy level changes

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support Govt. Initiatives for our organization (like NCTE research etc.)
  • Setup and manage the knowledge base and create a communication channel to share it within TFI
  • Explore avenues for sourcing government funding and accreditation for TFI Programme
  • Explore Short term & Long term opportunities for TFI (Alumni, Staff, Fellows) to work with different Govt. Institutions/Bodies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A strong understanding of Education Related Policies and Acts
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Good communication skills especially writing
  • Excellent networking skills

Education and Experience

Qualified candidates for this position should have familiarity and/or experience working with government systems and should have some research and policy background.

Intern - Knowledge Management

Hyderabad

The Knowledge Management Intern will drive the collation, organizing and sharing of instructional and training resources across Teach For India.

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Intern - Knowledge Management

Position Summary:

The Knowledge Management Intern will drive the collation, organizing and sharing of instructional and training resources across Teach For India. They will collaborate with curriculum managers, Fellows and program managers and will set up systems to collect resources from classrooms, capture videos and artifacts from classrooms and share them out through multiple modes. This person will also be responsible for maintaining and continuously enhancing the resource sharing and curriculum sites, institute resources and on-going training and support tools.

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, designs resources and tools and empowers them with support 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 30,000 students through the 800 fellows and more than 50 program staff across our 6 cities.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Resource Sharing
    • Drives the collection and organization of plans, artifacts and material from across the
      organization
    • Streamlines existing processes and systems to capture teaching and training resources
    • Designs effective systems to organize and share resources like plans, artifacts and resources for
      institute with Fellows and staff
  • Website & Blasts
    • Drives a resource campaign with Senior Program Managers to drive traffic to the resource site
    • Collaborate with the curriculum designers, creates monthly blasts to share the most recent and
      relevant resources across Teach For India
    • Maintains the resource sites with regular updates

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to work independently and work closely with a team and across teams (in the five cities)
  • Strong time management skills and flexibility in order to accommodate multiple projects
    simultaneously, with tight deadlines.
  • Committed to continuously learning and developing strong technical as well as design skills
  • Ability to navigate and edit Google sites and other web programs

Education and Experience

  • Past experience working with information management is strongly preferred

Intern - Fellowship Recruitment

Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune

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 - Technology

Mumbai, Delhi

The Technology Intern will assist the team's efforts in creating our online platforms. S/he will play a vital role in the development of software solutions – from gathering software requirement specifications to implementation and delivery across all verticals at Teach For India. The intern will have an opportunity to work on modern web technologies like node.js, mongodb, backbone.js, coffee-script and bootstrap among others.

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Intern - Technology

Position Summary:

The Technology Intern will assist the team's efforts in creating our online platforms. S/he will play a vital role in the development of software solutions ranging from gathering software requirement specifications to implementation and delivery across all verticals at Teach For India. The intern will have an opportunity to work on modern web technologies like node.js, mongodb, backbone.js, coffee-script and bootstrap among others.

Team Overview:

The Technology team is responsible for providing a strategic direction to technology implementations, software solutions and hardware support to all the organizational verticals at Teach For India. The team 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:

  • To identify and implement scalable and sustainable software technologies to give the best-in-class user experience for all Teach For India web tools.

    Example: Leverage node.js, mongodb, backbone.js, coffee-script and bootstrap in addition to HTML5 and CSS3 to provide an online collaboration tool for all Fellows, Staff and Alumni at Teach For India.

  • To study, research and propose technical solutions for enhancing organizational efficiencies through the use of web and mobile tools.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent software and web development skills along with experience in the software development life cycle process.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and an immense sense of possibility.
  • Programming Languages: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Java, PHP
  • Databases: MongoDB, MySQL
  • Platform Experience: Windows, Unix

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:

  • Pursuing a B.Tech Degree.