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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 Program Manager

Delhi

The Senior Program Manager leads the student achievement and Fellow Development vision of the city, and is the instructional leader of the site.

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Senior Program Manager

Position Summary:

The Senior Program Manager leads the student achievement and Fellow Development vision of the city, and is the instructional leader of the site. The Senior Program Manager sets a vision for student achievement and Fellow development (across classroom, schools and communities, self and country) in the city, coaches and manages Program Managers (PM) and collaborates with the local staff team (City Director, Manager of Government and Placements, Development/Alumni Managers) to reach that vision, and works with Teach For India’s national leadership team to develop a national vision. Their primary role is to train, coach and support PMs to maximize each Fellow’s leadership growth as we strive to build the movement of leaders that will end educational inequity.

The Senior Program Manager role is suited for those who wish to make a critical impact on Program Managers, students, schools and Fellows across our cities, want to increase their vision-setting, strategic thinking, planning, curricular planning, adult training, team building, coaching and managing, influencing, motivating and instructional skills, and are energized by working with an urgent, collaborative and high-achieving team.

Team Overview:

Each Senior Program Manager is supported by their City Director, the central Training Team and Senior Program Managers found based in other Cities.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Set ambitious city-wide vision and goals for PM development, Fellow development, PM group culture and impact based on high expectations for PMs, students, Fellows and external stakeholders, and coach PMs to do the same for their PM groups
  • Continuously invest PMs and Fellows in Teach For India’s culture, building a collaborative and supportive network
  • Prioritize and plan support for PMs and Fellows across the city, including conceptualizing and leading individual conversations, city-wide training sessions, group debriefs, and PM meetings
  • Manage and coach PMs through individual and group support, including classroom coaching, conversation coaching, external trainings, group meetings and debriefs, and coach and train PMs to conduct effective learning experiences for Fellows (including but not limited to individual observations debriefs, co-observations, external school visits, group debriefs, training sessions at conferences, co-planning, co-teaching, leadership conversations, co-community visits and debriefs)
  • Collect and analyze relevant data or evidence (student data, Fellow Engagement Survey data, Principal survey data, qualitative data from student work and other sources) to inform strategies to lead to the city vision
  • Support PMs to coach Fellows to design an execute Be The Change Projects addressing the biggest barriers for their students.
  • Coach PMs to influence Principals and other school teachers to have a strong vision for school culture and achievement (and build Fellows’ skills for doing so), inform strategies to invest Principals with the Manager of Governments and Placements and City Director, and troubleshoot school issues with PMs
  • Work with the central Training and Leadership teams to create a vision and strategies for instruction and Fellow Development nationally

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessment centres for new Fellows on four weekends a year, and influence them to join the Fellowship
  • Actively participate and lead at the Teach For India Training 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
  • Strong adult individual management and team building skills
  • Exemplify Teach For India core values, sense of possibility, teamwork, excellence, integrity, critical thinking, seva, respect and humility
  • Strong influencing and motivating skills (Fellows, Principals and Teach For India staff)
  • Exhibit professionalism with respect to school and Teach For India policies
  • Strong instructional planning (lesson plans, long-term plans, unit plans) and classroom culture skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively to meet goals

Education and Experience

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of two years teaching experience in a low-income school with a strong track record of building academics, values, mindsets, and pathways to opportunity with students
  • A minimum of 1 year of an instructional leadership role, with strong results in Fellow growth, student growth, team culture, training effectiveness and school partner investment

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

Lead Manager, Fellowship Recruitment

North

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, Government and School Relations and Placement

Delhi

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

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Manager, Government and School Relations and Placement

Position Summary:

The Manager Government and School Relations and placement will be responsible for creating the strategy and enabling maximum school impact throughout the city through initiating and building relationships with partner schools and leveraging key influencers in the local city government. The Manager will also be responsible for overall community liaison strategy and networking with NGOs working in and around the placement school clusters and communities, to provide a conducive environment for Fellows and Program Managers to deliver on their goals for student achievement. The manager is responsible for creating a strategy for expansion and placements within the city. The manager is responsible to find long term solutions for partnering with the Government at State and City level. The Manager will also be responsible building awareness of our model within the various government bodies so as to procure ‘stay sanction’ in the schools and also in reaching the Government funding target for the city.

Team Overview:

The Delhi city operations team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission for the last 3 years. This involves training and supporting Fellows to have impact in their classrooms, schools and communities, to have impact on themselves and to prepare Fellows for their post Fellowship journey. The team works with various stakeholders in the city of Delhi like numerous Government bodies ( 3 MCD zones, DoE departments and SSA department), corporates, foundations, NGOs as well as our Alumni to drive our vision. Delhi will be entering into its fourth year of operation in 2014 – 15, we will have ~ 75 schools ( morning and afternoon shifts) ~ 250 Fellows, ~ 30 city operations team members and ~ 160 Alumni working in the city.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Invest, sustain and grow the critical relationships with the key stakeholders of the local Government, local Government bodies and other leaders (local politicians and community leaders) for reaching the long term vision of Teach For India, Delhi .
  • Build contacts within the Government bodies to ensure we are able to get the government funding for our Delhi Operations.
  • Build systematic funding partnerships with the government for years to come.
  • Explore and create alumni and internship opportunities with Government departments.
  • Set a vision for school & community impact for Teach For India, Delhi by establishing different support structures for both Program Managers and Fellows, which will center around sustaining strong relationships with the parents, school Head Masters, non-Teach For India school teachers, student communities and other important stakeholders from the schools and communities of Delhi.
  • Design and organize the Principal conferences through partnership with other foundations within Delhi who hold expertise in leadership development.
  • Design an elaborate vision for Teach For India’s expansion in the region and manage the Fellow placements for the incoming Fellows by ensuring smooth MOU renewals, building the
    annual placement strategy, and looking into the expansion into other Government and low-income private schools in the city.
  • Design, Support and train the city program team (PMs and Fellows) on the various aspects of relationship building, difficult conversations and school transformation through workshops at city conferences and PM debriefs.
  • Assist the PMs and Fellows in reaching amicable solutions for concerns raised by principal or government officials.
  • Manage, support and professionally develop placement and school relation associates.
  • Lead the School and Government Relations Committee to end of year outcomes.
  • Effectively design, conduct and analysis special projects such as Longitudinal study, Principal surveys (MOY &EOY) and Umaang , the 6th grade showcase . Post analysis work with senior management to set processes in place to ensure continuous improvement.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Supports in Recruitment, Selection, Matriculation based on interest and skills.
  • Supports at Training Institute based on interest and skills.
  • Supports in planning and organizing city events like inspirED, mid-year retreats.
  • Plan for institute training and week 6 in the city post institute

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent critical thinking skills and high sense of possibility
  • Willingness to learn
  • Adaptability (ability to work in unstructured environments with minimal supervision)
  • Perseverance
  • Should be very comfortable with numbers, presentations and documentation
  • Strong Management Skills
  • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills
  • Technical Skills/Knowledge
  • Strong MS-Excel, MS-Word and MS-PowerPoint skills
  • Communication skills especially writing

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

  • 3 -4 years of relevant work experience (which includes investing stakeholders, making presentations)
  • Graduate in any stream

Manager, Communications

Mumbai

The Manager of Communications will help set and implement the strategy for all communications, external relations, event execution and media efforts that consistently articulate Teach For India’s vision and mission.

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Manager, Communications

Position Summary:
The Manager of Communications will help set and implement the strategy for all communications, external relations, event execution and media efforts that consistently articulate Teach For India’s vision and mission. The Manager of Communications will initiate and manage marketing and communications activities that promote, enhance and protect the Teach For India brand. This individual will be an ambassador for Teach For India, building and maintaining relationships with the media, as well as other key partners. The goal is to drive large scale awareness and support for the organization. The Manager of Communications will work primarily with external stakeholders as communications partners on a variety of initiatives, particularly across the execution of events and PR initiatives.
Team Overview:
The Communications team at Teach For India works with external stakeholders for PR and Events and partners with internal teams to create and execute the overall marketing, brand and communication strategies for the organization. This includes the development of targeted outreach strategies, design, events and materials for a diverse, nationwide audience of current and prospective donors, potential applicants to the Fellowship, new Fellows and staff, current staff and Fellows, the alumni body, the education community and extended networks at large.
Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Leading the marketing, advertising, PR and media strategy and initiatives for Teach For India
  • Serving as the primary liaison with reporters; manage incoming media inquiries; pitch stories; write and manage review of communications materials (op-eds, press releases, policy statements, talking points, and speeches); provide rapid and strategic response to queries to increase visibility and brand stature of Teach For India
  • Implementing the communications strategy across Print, Broadcast, Radio, Outdoor and Online media
  • Event design and management (inspired across 5 cities, Graduation, Teach For India Week, Institute ceremonies, fundraisers, TEDx events)
  • Serve as a key Teach For India writer, working with the Director to continually hone and integrate meaningful messages into appropriately targeted communications
  • Supporting the Development team for fundraising events and creation of supporting materials
  • Using primary / secondary market research data towards targeted marketing
  • Writing and compiling Organizational Updates and materials ready for external and internal use
  • Project management and managing the communications team to produce excellent work and bring out the best in the team

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven track record in developing and leading comprehensive communications, media relations, marketing and online strategies, including experience managing social media outreach
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interface with multiple audiences, internal teams and stakeholders while presenting complex ideas clearly and in an engaging manner; ability to execute a complex plan in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Superior project management and organization skills
  • Creative aptitude and familiarity with interactive design, website and social media management and email marketing platforms
  • 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:

  • Ideally, 4+ years of relevant work experience in marketing and communications/PR.
  • An advanced degree in Communications, Journalism or a related field preferred, MBA or Management degree with relevant experience in a creative industry is a bonus
  • Experience in managing a team of people.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects at a time

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, Government and Placements

Mumbai

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

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Manager, Government and Placements

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

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

Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to

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

Additional responsibilities:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

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

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

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

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

Associate, Government and School Relations

Delhi

The School Relations and Placement Associate will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with the 12 government departments and others, school communities, other NGOs working in and around the placement schools and schools to ensure that the Fellows and Program Associates are able to concentrate on delivering on their goals for the children.

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Associate, Government and School Relations

Position Summary

The School Relations and Placement Associate will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with the 12 government departments and others, school communities, other NGOs working in and around the placement schools and schools to ensure that the Fellows and Program Associates are able to concentrate on delivering on their goals for the children. The zones identified for the associate will be their responsibility to ensure 100% school approvals are provided by the government and there is 3rating on the school transformation grid for 90% of the zone allocated to the associate.

Team Summary

The Delhi city operations team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission for the last 3 years. This involves training and supporting Fellows to have impact in their classrooms, schools and communities, to have impact on themselves and to prepare Fellows for their post Fellowship journey. The team works with various stakeholders in the city of Delhi like numerous Government bodies ( 3 MCD zones, DoE departments and SSA department), corporates, foundations, NGOs as well as our Alumni to drive our vision. Delhi will be entering into its fourth year of operation in 2014 – 15, we will have ~ 75 schools ( morning and afternoon shifts) ~ 250 Fellows, ~ 30 city operations team members and ~ 160 Alumni working in the city.

Primary Responsibilities

  • To build strong government and local leader relations so as to get 100% approval for TFI to say in schools on a yearly basis and well as assist Manager in getting contacts for government funding.
  • To support Fellows and PMs in resolving concerns of the HMs, Government bodies, communities and parents of the students.
  • In the zone assigned ensure 95% movement of TFI students from 5th to 6th grade standards through support given to HMs, Fellows, PMs and the parents.
  • To create and maintain a database of NGO’s and emergency contacts in and around the placement schools. Build partnership with specific need NGOs so as to support the city needs.
  • To establish links and facilitate relationships between local community leaders / NGOs and the Fellows to gain support with children’s issues that may arise during the Fellowship.
  • Design, plan and execute the Umaang showcase at the end of year which is for 6th grade transition.
  • To identify new placement schools on an yearly basis and ensure there is a healthy ration between Government, Private and NGO schools.
  • Building and maintaining relations with local government officials and obtaining relevant information and documents on an ongoing basis.

Additional Responsibilities

  • To support and train Fellows in building relations within their school and community
  • Roll out the HM survey as well as the longitudinal study
  • Support the GSRM at institute for placement sessions and the workshops in the city
  • Support the recruitment team with phone reviews, Coffee chats or volunteering at ACs.
  • Be part of the Fellow GSR Committee and support the Manager to reach year end goals.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Graduate
  • Preferred Experience: 2+ years in Sales or Marketing

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, Development

Chennai

The Development Associate will be entrusted with the responsibility of building a funding base for Teach For India’s operations in Chennai. The role involves looking for creative and new avenues of funding for our Chennai operations. The Associate will be given a lot of ownership of projects and work allowing for a lot of personal growth and satisfaction.

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Associate, Development

Position Summary:

The Development Associate will be entrusted with the responsibility of building a funding base for Teach For India’s operations in Chennai. The role involves looking for creative and new avenues of funding for our Chennai operations. The Associate will be given a lot of ownership of projects and work allowing for a lot of personal growth and satisfaction.

Team Overview:

The Development team oversees all fund raising and partner engagement activities in the cities and is headed by the City Director. It aims to off load the responsibility of funding local operations from the Central Development team by raising funds locally through local business houses and HNIs. It also oversees the execution of all development related activities in the city such as fund raisers, marathons, donation drives, organizing school and classroom visits for our supporters etc.

Responsibilities:

The Development Associate will actively engage in donor research and management across 9 work streams for different funding sources, namely, Corporates, Individuals, Foundations, Retail, Online, Events, among others.

The associate will be responsible for:

  • Executing the strategy for raising funds and meeting the development goals for Chennai with the City Director and National Development team
  • Leading all 9 work streams by identifying, researching and setting up meetings for with prospective donors
  • Building presentations and proposals for various donor meetings
  • Maintaining donor mailing lists and databases and ensuring that all reports are sent to donors in a complete and timely fashion
  • Working with the Communications team to create marketing collateral for various events and campaigns
  • Working with the National Development team to ensure due process is followed in keeping all proposals and documentation up to date on the team site and Salesforce

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong networking and relationship building skills – ability to establish and build on connections and networks in the Chennai landscape
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities - ability to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems
  • Entrepreneurial attitude – ability to work independently and adapt quickly to a new work stream and culture
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility

Education and Experience

  • Graduate/ Postgraduate
  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Previous experience in writing proposals and reports is preferred

Associate, City Human Resources and Operations

Ahmedabad

This person is the backbone of the Ahmedabad site handling multiple responsibilities to ensure smooth operations, strong processes, systems and decision making at scale for a site like Ahmedabad with approximately 55 fellows supported by 6 staff members.

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Associate, City Human Resources and Operations

Position Summary:

This person is the backbone of the Ahmadabad site handling multiple responsibilities to ensure smooth operations, strong processes, systems and decision making at scale for a site like Ahmedabad with approximately 55 fellows supported by 6 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 Ahmadabad 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 Ahmedabad like our Alumni, Government, corporate, foundations, NGOs to drive our vision. Ahmedabad will be beginning its first year of operation in 2014 – 2015, we will have about 50 Fellows, 23 schools and 6 city operations team members.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Operations – City, Trainings and City Director Support

  • Create, own and maintain a Ahmedabad city calendar which has all the different events and dates marked in advance.
  • Coordinates with different team members to understand and organize any logistical support for trainings and city conferences and special projects like Fellow retreats, School Leaders conferences, donor events, graduation etc.
  • Leads the student assessment logistics in the city.
  • Assists the City Director in organizing and following up on external meetings and deadlines.
  • Conducts research on the educational landscape of Ahmedabad to strengthen the Ahmedabad strategy. Attends relevant meetings with the City Director and supports in reports and presentations for the City Director.

Human Resources Compliance

  • Custodian of the Fellow Database: Support Fellow registrations at the institute, maintain Fellow Database, track Fellow retention issues and facilitate retention conversations wherever needed.
  • Attendance and leave management: Manage and drive compliance around attendance
  • Fellow stipend processing data: Verifying Fellow stipend with the support of the City Admin Assistant
  • Fellow Support conversations: Participate in the Support plan conversations with Program Manager/Senior Program Managers/City Directors.
  • Facilitate trainings to align Fellows and Staff to organizational policies and processes
  • Hiring & Induction of new City Operations members Leadership Development Plan – Making sure that Senior Program Manager and City Director conduct 2X2 conversations with teams by scheduling, facilitating and/or shadowing conversations. City Human Resources must facilitate the group conversations that happen during the LDP cycle and drive the staff engagement survey.

Culture

  • Designs and rolls out the weekly digest to Fellows with opportunities and organizational updates.
  • Manage the Ahmedabad Culture Committee
  • 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.

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

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Associate, City Human Resources 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 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, Literacy Curriculum and Design

Mumbai

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

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Associate, Literacy Curriculum and Design

Position Summary:

The Literacy Curriculum & Training Associate will specialise in the instructional practice and design of curricula resource to drive literacy instruction across Teach For India classrooms. With a strong knowledge on content and pedagogy, he or she will drive the execution and practice of excellent reading and writing instruction. Through continuous research of the need and of best practices, he or she will create resources, collaborate with Fellow committees and specialists across the cities to drive the sharing of resources and best practices across all our cities and empower Fellows and Program Managers to continuously innovate and improve their practices.

Team Overview:

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

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

Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Curriculum Design

  • Collaboratively set the vision for Literacy curriculum and instruction with the Literacy curriculum design manager and the Training and Impact Team
  • Collaborate with the Fellow Literacy Committee across cities to lead cities to develop and share best practices
  • Drives the vision for Literacy throughout the organization and invests all staff members and Fellows in the vision
  • Design excellent Literacy teaching resources
  • Through implementation and continuous feedback drives iterations in Literacy curriculum and support
  • Create teaching modules in Literacy and other areas to be used on an ongoing basis with Fellows

Capacity Building and Support

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

Additional Responsibilities

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

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 drive toward that vision
  • Evidence of instructional knowledge and proficiency in Teaching As Leadership principles
  • Excellent Unit Planning and Long Term Planning (and a strong desire to develop further)
  • Deep understanding (and willingness to learn more about) of how children develop language skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using data to drive decisions: analysing numbers and trends and critically thinking so as to use data to decide on next steps
  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail at all times and think critically
  • 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 goals simultaneously, with tight deadlines.
  • Strong willingness to learn from past mistakes and move forward with clarity and confidence

Education and Experience

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

Associate, Training and Impact

Mumbai

The Impact Associate is responsible for the internal monitoring and evaluation of our training program. Through collecting and analyzing data across student, Fellow and staff effectiveness, he or she strives to identify our overall outcomes and key levers that are driving our success.

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Associate, Training and Impact

Position Summary:

The Impact Associate is responsible for the internal monitoring and evaluation of our training program. Through collecting and analyzing data across student, Fellow and staff effectiveness, he or she strives to identify our overall outcomes and key levers that are driving our success. By establishing robust reflective cycles through the year at multiple periods, he or she undertakes intensive data analysis and research that provide strategic clarity and drive towards our vision for impact at Teach For India. Engaging with key stakeholders through the year, the impact associate will build a culture of data driven, reflective practice across city teams and support them in understanding their goals, current outcomes and set priorities by analyzing their data for trends.

Team Overview:

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. We will train hundreds of new teachers at the 2013 Summer Institute in Pune. We will help equip Fellows with the foundational knowledge, skills and mindsets to become transformational teachers and leaders.

During the academic year, we will design assessments, curricula, tools and other resources for supporting and developing all 2012 and 2013 Fellows in refining their practice. In 2013-2014, the efforts of the Training and Impact team will reach over 20,000 children in Teach For India classrooms and thousands more through efforts such as InpirED.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Research

  • Sets and drives the vision for reflective cycles of data analysis and research for the Training & Impact and city teams.
  • Designs a system for ongoing monitoring and evaluation at the student, Fellow and staff level
  • Researches and designs tools and systems to deepen data analytics at a system level

Data Analysis

  • Collates and analyses multiple data sets to identify current outcome and hypothesize key levers
  • Analyzes assessment data (historical and current) to identify trends and drive strategic decisions across city and training teams
  • Analyzes data and evidence of fellow development and growth to drive strategic decisions around support and training Reporting and Learning
  • Collaboratively with OE, the Longitudinal Study team and the Communications team, illustrates the impact of the program both internally and externally
  • Designs reports with every reflective cycle to drive comprehensive evaluation conversations.
  • Engages with city teams, members of the Training team and other key stakeholders to deepen their understanding of impact and support them in setting data driven goals and priorities

Additional Responsibilities

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

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

Education and Experience

  • Graduate with relevant education experience in statistics
  • Relevant experience handling data and designing research

Associate, Fellowship Recruitment

National Team - Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai

The Recruitment Associate (RA) contributes to the vision and strategy for Fellowship recruitment and branding in a given region of the country. The RA is responsible for ensuring that an ambitious number of leaders from a given region arrive at the 2015 Institute ready to begin the Fellowship.

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Associate, Fellowship Recruitment

Position Summary:

The Recruitment Associate (RA) contributes to the vision and strategy for Fellowship recruitment and branding in a given region of the country. The RA is responsible for ensuring that an ambitious number of leaders from a given region arrive at the 2015 Institute ready to begin the Fellowship. Depending on the city, the RA will work closely with the Recruitment Manager to lead a team comprising of 20-30 Campaign Leaders and a team of Fellows on the Fellowship Recruitment Committee to devise strategies to reach out to the most promising leaders in the region. The RA is also critical in promoting, enhancing and protecting the Teach For India brand. The RA is the face of Teach For India and will build and leverage key relationships with high-level stakeholders, heads of colleges and corporates, and create networks in the region that will help the Recruitment team year on year.

Ultimately, the RA ensures that the leaders with the best and brightest minds and biggest hearts join our Fellowship. At the core, the role revolves around changing mindsets in this country and provides a great platform to build leadership and management skills in a fast-paced, results-driven, and challenging team. The RA is scrappy and resourceful, creative and driven and is excited to share the magic of working with our children.

 

Listen to Apoorva Murari as she talks about her current work as a RA  here

Team Overview:

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

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

 

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Setting a Strategy and Goals -
    Articulate a vision and set ambitious goals for recruitment in your region and portfolio
  • Build your team -
    Work with the RM to attract, interview, and directly manage a team of 20-30 Campaign Leaders (College/Corporate or both), Fellows from your region in the Fellowship Recruitment Committee and interns to help with on the ground efforts at colleges and corporates
  • Research your market and secure Partnerships -
    Who is your target audience? What’s the best value-proposition for them? Which schools/corporates do the most promising applicants attend? Who are the leaders on campus? At the corporate? Are their local constraints you should be aware of?
  • Develop the Brand and Marketing Plan -
    Partner with local newspapers, magazines, secure radio, television, video, film partnerships. Initiate tie-ups with youth hubs around the city
  • Use a Data-Driven Approach -
    Constantly examine application data and analyze trends and translate them into next steps to meet the desired outcomes
  • Invest high potential candidates -
    Changing mindsets in this country can be a difficult endeavor. You will establish a plan to inform, inspire, and invest applicants, their families, CSR heads, placement heads, etc.
  • Partner with other verticals
    • City Team - understand the Teach For India vision in your city/region and drive Recruitment accordingly
    • Selection -conduct Assessment Centers
    • Communications -leverage our marketing team for branding
  • Compel the larger Teach For India One Team family
    Effectively compel Fellows, staff, and alums to participate effectively in Recruitment
  • Adapt and Exemplify the Teach For India culture
    You are the face of TFI: project the brand internally and externally

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Graduate

  • 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
  • Strong time management skills and remain flexible in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines
  • Data-driven and results oriented, purpose-over-process approach to work
  • Entrepreneurial attitude: working independently while also being a team player
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility
  • 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:

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

Associate, Communications (Digital)

National Team, Mumbai

To lead the online marketing, advertising and engagement activities of Teach For India and manage Teach For India’s online brand, including all of Teach For India’s social media channels and the website. The Communications Associate will be responsible for conceptualization and execution of all social media campaigns and managing the Teach For India website.

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Associate, Communications (Digital)

Position Summary:

To lead the online marketing, advertising and engagement activities of Teach For India and manage Teach For India’s online brand, including all of Teach For India’s social media channels and the website. The Communications Associate will be responsible for conceptualization and execution of all social media campaigns and managing the Teach For India website.

Team Overview:

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

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To lead the online marketing, advertising, social media initiatives for Teach For India
  • To build the brand digitally across relevant online spaces
  • To manage the Teach For India website
  • To conceptualise and execute digital campaigns, for maximising user engagement
  • Manage all Teach For India's social media channels
  • To use primary / secondary market research data towards targeted online marketing
  • Build an online community of educators, potential applicants, Teach For India Alumni through the TFI blog, and other platforms
  • Conceptualise innovative digital opportunities at Teach For India events, such as the inspired conference

Additional responsibilities:

  • To provide support to the Recruitment Team in the selection of highest quality of candidates for the Fellowship

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity and experience in various digital platforms
  • Organizational and execution skills
  • Creative thinking ability
  • Ability to deliver under pressure
  • Strong on resourcefulness

Education and Experience

  • Graduate/Postgraduate – preferably in communications
  • Digital work experience/ course in digital media is a plus

Associate, Human Resources

National Team - Mumbai

This position provides an exceptional opportunity to an individual with robust communication, interpersonal skills and analytical skills, to support and partner with teams with respect to HR processes and Initiatives at Teach For India.

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Associate, Human Resources

Position Summary

This position provides an exceptional opportunity to an individual with robust communication, interpersonal skills and analytical skills, to support and partner with teams with respect to HR processes and Initiatives at Teach For India. The HR Associate will focus on investing and engaging our staff members to become more effective in their roles and will also be responsible for staff hiring, planning and implementing HR initiatives across the organisation

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 leadership opportunities. The HR team is committed to building Staff members as leaders.

Primary Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Be a thought partner and support verticals on planning and implementing Human Resource initiatives for their teams
  • Analyze data, identify trends and prepare reports
  • Drive and execute the employee satisfaction survey and work with verticals to identify action items based on the survey results.
  • Be the custodian of policies and handbooks.
  • Drive the performance management program at Teach For India.
  • Coordinate and execute professional development for staff at Teach For India.
  • Lead the induction and on boarding program for new hires across cities.
  • Plan and execute staff culture initiatives.
  • Manage any HR related queries for staff / Fellows.
  • Conduct exit formalities and maintain staff alumni records.

Additional Responsibilities :

  • To support the Fellowship Recruitment team by participating in their outreach initiatives for Fellowship applicants, when required
  • To support the Fellowship Selection team in conducting the assessment centres for Fellows
  • To support Training in executing training for staff in the city.
  • To support matriculation by answering any queries /doubts accepted Fellows may have.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage data and proficient with MS Excel
  • Hiring / interviewing skills
  • Relationship management skill
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong on integrity , respect, humility and empathy

Education and Experience

  • Graduate
  • 2+ years of experience in Human Resources

 

Graphic Designer

National Team – Mumbai

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

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Graphic Designer

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

  • Executing the design strategy and initiatives for Teach For India with a nationwide focus
  • Creatively execute internal and external communication collaterals
  • Ideate and design print, outdoor, digital and social media campaigns
  • Creative concepts and execution for events and merchandise
  • To build the brand visually across relevant spaces
  • Advocating for Teach For India’s brand
  • Design for Maya the Musical
  • To conceptualise and execute campaigns
  • Manage all Teach For India's social media channels
  • To use primary / secondary market research data towards targeted online marketing

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:

  • Organizational and execution skills
  • Creative thinking ability
  • Complete knowledge of Photoshop and Coreldraw / Illustrator
  • Working knowledge of Flash would be an asset
  • Knowledge of photography would be an asset
  • Ability to deliver under pressure
  • Self motivated, detail-oriented and organized
  • Highest attention to detail and quality of finish
  • Strong on resourcefulness

Education and Experience:

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

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

Campaign Leader Program 2014-2015: A Leadership Development Opportunity
A Campaign Leader is responsible for ensuring that Teach For India finds the most promising future leaders from colleges and corporates to join the Fellowship program. This is a critical and demanding role responsible for setting a vision and strategy for building awareness at an institution.

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Campaign Leader

Position Summary

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

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

Team Overview

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

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

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

Application Process

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

For any queries email apply@teachforindia.org

Intern - Communications

Mumbai

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

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Intern - Communications

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

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

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

Intern – Human Resources

Mumbai

Support in Hiring activities for full time Staff positions and internships Assist Human Resources Manager with the Professional Development mailers and Policy campaign.

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Intern – Human Resources

Position Summary:

The Human Resources Intern will assist to meet Teach For India's hiring targets. This position will also support Human Resource initiatives and campaigns for Teach For India.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage internal Human Resources team site
  • Support in Hiring activities for full time Staff positions and internships
  • Assist Human Resources Manager with the Professional Development mailers and Policy campaign

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

Please apply to internship@teachforindia.org with your resume and a covering letter if you would like to apply.

Intern - Alumni Impact

Mumbai

It's a great chance to work in an exciting team to see how the Teach For India movement carries forward. The opportunity will help you learn more about the education sector as well build an in-depth understanding of Teach For India, giving you a chance to work with the different verticals within the organization.

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Intern - Alumni Impact

Team Overview:

Teach For India's vision is that in 50 years time, All children will have an excellent education and we believe that this will be achieved through building leaders who will tackle the problem of inequity in education from within and outside the education sector.

The Alumni therefore are critical to this movement and the Alumni Impact team aims to support Fellows and Alumni in finding their piece in the education map and build their skills and mindsets as they transform into change agents.

The Alumni Impact team focuses on two broad groups of people. First, we aim to transform our Fellows into outstanding Alumni who are determined to see educational inequity end in India. Second, we aim to keep our Alumni engaged and committed to the movement through our various programs and emphasize on the collective impact that is necessary for the movement to be successful.
We help our Fellows and Alumni find their piece in the puzzle of educational inequity and how they can impact it.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with running all Alumni Impact Programs for Fellows and Alumni such as Mentorship Program, Pathway Calls, Skill building workshops, coffee chats etc
  • Assisting with reaching out to Alumni and documenting Alumni profiles
  • Finding articles, videos, research pieces etc on Education and Leadership for the Online Portal
  • Writing the Alumni newsletter

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to understand others perspectives and influence them to action
  • Strong desire to learn and continuously improve
  • Strong at Ms Office, especially Excel

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

Intern – Development

Mumbai

The Development Intern supports the team in planning and executing fund raising strategies for Teach For India.

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Intern – Development

Position Summary:

The Development Intern will play a key role in researching prospect donors, planning for events like Mumbai Marathon and maintaining our information database required by our donors.

Primary Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Portfolio management (donations and reports) for donors.
  • Working on the Mumbai Marathon – researching corporates, working with United Way for registration and bibs, coordination of bibs etc.
  • Prospect research for new funding opportunities.
  • Writing funding proposals.
  • Working on other events like Teach For India week, Joy of Giving and the Mumbai Fundraiser

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Mindsets

  • 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

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

Intern - Teacher Training Portal

New Delhi

This exciting position will require you to work as a part of a small startup team. The Teacher Training Portal (TTP) is a free online interactive tool being created to aid teachers to enhance their teaching skills, and can potentially impact the quality of education on a national scale. We are seeking a creative videography intern who can conceptualize, shoot and edit short, engaging videos for the portal.

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Intern - Teacher Training Portal

Position Summary:
This exciting position will require you to work as a part of a small startup team. The Teacher Training Portal (TTP) is a free online interactive tool being created to aid teachers to enhance their teaching skills, and can potentially impact the quality of education on a national scale. We are seeking a creative videography intern who can conceptualize, shoot and edit short, engaging videos for the portal.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To work along side TTP team to script, produce, and edit video and photo content of different classrooms across Delhi.
  • To manage and maintain archives of raw footage and project media.
  • To be aware that this job includes travel with team members to low income community schools for shoots and be mindful of how to interact with school students, teachers and administration.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Current enrollment in an undergraduate/graduate media or mass communication program at an accredited college or university.
  • Access to own video equipment is preferred.
  • Proficient in using video production equipment and software.
  • Must be organized and deadline oriented as well flexible on timings of shoots.
  • Portfolio of previous work.

 

Intern - Fellowship Recruitment

Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore

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 - Development

Delhi

The intern would be responsible in assisting and overseeing day-day activities in the Development (Fund-raising & garnering external support) function of Teach For India in Delhi

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Intern - Development

Position Summary:

The intern would be responsible in assisting and overseeing day-day activities in the Development (Fund-raising & garnering external support) function of Teach For India in Delhi

Team Overview:

The Development team’s primary responsibility is to ensure the long term financial sustainability of our movement in Delhi. This involves but is not limited to meeting external organisations and individuals to generate support for our work. It involves representing Teach For India at several external forums with an aim to stay competitive in the donor space.

Development involves doing various small and large events/ promotions with an objective to increase awareness levels of both Teach For India and the larger problem of educational inequity.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Extensive research and analysis of prospective channels for funding.
  • Scheduling and meeting organisations of interest.
  • Assisting in conducting various events e.g. school visits, funding dinners, alumni networking events etc.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Over seeing/ supporting day to day activities.
  • Spending time in understanding the Teach For India work, culture and the education space in general
  • Attend team events.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills – written & verbal (writing emails, proposal documents, phone conversations)
  • Skilled in researching and profiling organisations. Good understanding of qualitative and quantitative analysis of an organisation.
  • Willingness to persevere.

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 / Final year graduation students with good internship experience may also be considered.
  • Preferably some experience (ranging from six months to a year) in market research/ events.