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

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

Director, Fellowship Recruitment

Mumbai

Teach For India is currently impacting over 30,000 children across 6 cities in India through its Fellowship Program while also building a growing community of Alumni who are working towards educational equity through their roles in a diverse range of organizations and sectors across the country.

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Director, Fellowship Recruitment

The Opportunity:

Teach For India is currently impacting over 30,000 children across 6 cities in India through its Fellowship Program while also building a growing community of Alumni who are working towards educational equity through their roles in a diverse range of organizations and sectors across the country. This year, nearly 13,500 individuals from the most reputed universities and organizations in the world applied to the 2015 Fellowship, of which just over 600 will finally make their way to classrooms as teachers in under-resourced schools, making this our largest cohort to date and firmly establishing Teach For India as one of the most aspirational and selective youth leadership development programs in the nation. Taken together, these numbers represent the immense potential of our model and the power of our broader community - a potential to redefine what’s possible for children from low-income backgrounds and a power that resides in the individual and collective leadership capacities of individuals and groups to catalyze a broader movement for education reform in India.

The Vision for the Role:

The Director of Recruitment plays a critical role in unleashing the potential and power of a nationwide movement for educational equity in India. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that Teach For India identifies and invests the most promising future leaders of our country to join the Fellowship to embark on a highly challenging journey of leadership and lifelong impact. He/she will do so by setting an ambitious vision for global recruitment and leading a team of highly committed and passionate recruiters to engage a wide range of stakeholders that includes colleges and graduate schools, corporates and non-profits, with the goal of expanding outreach, building partnerships, and raising awareness of the education crisis in India and the role that all citizens can play in solving it.

The Leadership Challenge: Roles and Responsibilities

1. Setting a vision and developing goals and aligned strategies:

  • Developing a compelling vision for recruitment, rooted in Teach For India’s current reality
  • Defining a clear set of ambitious goals for the overall recruitment and matriculation cycle
  • Breaking down the goals into a set of milestones for each phase of the cycle as well as by geographical region
  • Defining a set of strategies to achieve the goals

2. Managing team operations:

  • Capturing and investigating in-depth data and evidence to analyse trends, monitor progress to goals, and adapt and iterate on strategies
  • Managing the team budget, allocating resources efficiently and effectively, and defining the annual team calendar and action plan

3. Leading and managing a large and diverse team:

  • Managing a full-time staff team of approximately 17 individuals, spread across 8 cities
  • Overseeing the recruitment and development of several hundred volunteer “Campaign Leaders” based in universities and workplaces across India and the world
  • Creating structures and processes that enable efficient and effective execution and collaboration towards goals
  • Sourcing and creating professional development opportunities for the team
  • Building a strong collaborative team culture that values relationships and results

4. Developing a national strategy for marketing, communications and branding:

  • Supporting team members to develop and execute a series of national marketing and communications campaigns centred around key themes
  • Supporting team members to generate awareness and execute regional branding strategies through various channels such as print and social media, radio, television, and film

5. Building partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders:

  • Supporting team members to build and maintain relations universities across the country, and internationally, for presentations and information sessions
  • Supporting team members to build partnerships with corporate organizations awareness of the Fellowship and potentially for sabbaticals, as well as leads on fundraising and development

6. Collaborating with the Leadership Team on vertical-specific goals:

  • Working with 7 City Directors to drive regional recruitment and matriculation goals and strategies
  • Working with the Selection Director to refine our selection processes and criteria
  • Working with the Communications Director to develop a national Communications strategy
  • Working with the Technology Director to build the necessary platforms and tools to support the application process as well as enable data-collection
  • Working closely with the Development team to cross sell Recruitment and Development

Values and Mindsets:

  • Deep belief in Teach For India’s vision, mission, and core values.
  • Belief in the power of collaboration and collective action.
  • Growth mindset, with an underlying belief that one’s abilities and competencies can be developed through dedication, hard work and practice.
  • Strong goal orientation and laser-like focus on outcomes
  • Strong focus on driving excellence and depth in this role

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Understanding of Teach For India’s short-term and long-term theory of change
  • Understanding of Teach For India’s leadership development philosophy and framework
  • Proficiency in analyzing large data-sets and making inferences to drive strategies and decisions
  • Excellent project planning and project management skills

Abilities and Competencies:

  • Strategic and critical thinking skills so as to conceptualize multiple approaches to solving a problem and drawing out a clear roadmap with roles and responsibilities
  • Relationship-building and influencing skills so as to leverage people and relationships to outcomes
  • Communication skills so as to deliver compelling messages through oral and written medium to diverse stakeholders
  • People management skills so as to articulate a team vision and manage and coach individuals to consistently superior outcomes
  • Operational management skills so as to set up systems and processes to allocate resources efficiently
  • Ability to be highly resourceful and entrepreneurial in the face of uncertainty
  • Ability to maintain a demanding travel schedule and work long-hours (especially at key milestones in the Recruitment cycle like Recruitment deadlines)

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree in any field
  • 5-6 years of relevant work experience
  • Previous experience managing large projects and teams to successful outcomes
  • Previous experience working in the development/education sector (preferred)

Compensation

Salary is competitive at Teach For India and depends on prior experiences.

Senior Director, Program

Mumbai

Teach For India is currently impacting over 30,000 children in 268 schools across 6 cities in India through its Fellowship Program while also building a growing community of Alumni who are working towards educational equity through their roles in a diverse range of organizations and sectors across the country.

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Senior Director, Program

The Opportunity:

Teach For India is currently impacting over 30,000 children in 268 schools across 6 cities in India through its Fellowship Program while also building a growing community of Alumni who are working towards educational equity through their roles in a diverse range of organizations and sectors across the country. In addition, Teach For India will be starting operations in Bangalore this coming year and will be inducting a new cohort of around 600 Fellows which will take our collective number to nearly 1000 Fellows and 1100 Alumni in 2015-16 - a 2100-strong army of people who are deeply invested in the idea of equity in education and are committed to their role in attaining it. These numbers are more than just isolated data points. Taken together, they represent the immense potential of our model and the power of the broader community - a potential to redefine what’s possible for children from low-income backgrounds and a power that resides in the individual and collective leadership capacities of individuals and groups to catalyze a broader movement for education reform in India.

The Vision for the Role:

The Senior Program Director plays a critical role in unleashing the potential and power of a nationwide movement for educational equity in our country. As a member of the Senior Leadership team, this individual will lead the organization’s efforts to identify, recruit and train high-potential Fellows who will serve as teachers in some of the most under-resourced schools in our country, while also engaging and catalyzing our Alumni to develop as leaders in the education sector in the long-term. To do this, the Senior Program Director will create and shape a vision and strategy for Teach For India’s entire Programmatic continuum (which includes the Recruitment, Selection, Training, and Alumni Impact verticals) and will define the impact that our Fellows and Alumni must create in order to make rapid progress towards our organizational goals. In addition, this individual will research and drive the necessary systems and processes to continuously improve the operational effectiveness of these Programmatic teams, while also building their capability and commitment to contribute to the mission in the long-term.

The Leadership Challenge: Roles and Responsibilities

1. Enable Teach For India’s Programmatic teams to achieve their vision and goals, which includes steering:

  • The Recruitment team to attract and mobilize high-quality applications to the Teach For India Fellowship in order to meet the organization’s Fellow growth targets.
  • The Selection team to build the necessary systems and processes to ensure that the most committed candidates make it through to the 2-year Fellowship.
  • The Training and Impact team to facilitate a high-quality training experience for Fellows through the 2 years and to continuously monitor and provide feedback on the impact our Fellows have in their classrooms.
  • The Alumni Impact team to design and implement strategies to engage our Alumni and catalyse a broader movement for education reform across the country.

2. Establish the 4 Programmatic teams as Centres of Excellence which can advise our City Operations teams on their strategies to improve and sustain their short-term (classroom and Fellow leadership) and long-term (Alumni) impact.

3. Manage and coach the functional heads of our Recruitment, Selection, Training, and Alumni Impact verticals and develop their individual and collective capabilities to lead their teams to successful outcomes.

4. Work with the Senior Leadership Team to help create organisation-wide strategies around growth, scale, sustainability, impact and long-term areas of focus.

Values and Mindsets:

  • Deep belief in Teach For India’s vision, mission, and core values.
  • Belief in the power of collaboration and collective action.
  • Growth mindset, with an underlying belief that one’s abilities and competencies can be developed through dedication, hard work and practice.
  • Strong focus on building excellence and depth in this role.

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Understanding of Teach For India’s short-term and long-term theory of change.
  • Understanding of Teach For India’s leadership development philosophy and framework.
  • Proficiency in analyzing data and making inferences to drive strategies and decisions.
  • Excellent project planning and project management skills.

Abilities and Competencies:

  • Strategic and critical thinking skills so as to conceptualize multiple approaches to solving a problem and drawing out a clear roadmap with roles and responsibilities.
  • Relationship-building and influencing skills so as to leverage people and relationships to outcomes.
  • Communication skills so as to deliver compelling messages through oral and written mediums to diverse stakeholders.
  • People management skills so as to articulate a team vision and manage and coach individuals to consistently superior outcomes.
  • Operational management skills so as to set up systems and processes to allocate resources efficiently.
  • Ability to be resourceful and entrepreneurial in the face of uncertainty.

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree in any field
  • 5-6 years of relevant work experience
  • Previous experience managing large projects and teams to successful outcomes
  • Previous Teaching / Education experience (preferred)

Senior Director, National Operations

Mumbai

Teach For India is currently impacting over 30,000 children in 268 schools across 6 cities in India through its Fellowship Program while also building a growing community of Alumni who are working towards educational equity through their roles in a diverse range of organizations and sectors across the country.

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Senior Director, National Operations

The Opportunity:

Teach For India is currently impacting over 30,000 children in 268 schools across 6 cities in India through its Fellowship Program while also building a growing community of Alumni who are working towards educational equity through their roles in a diverse range of organizations and sectors across the country. In addition, Teach For India will be starting operations in Bangalore this coming year and will be inducting a new cohort of around 600 Fellows which will take our collective number to nearly 1000 Fellows and 1100 Alumni in 2015-16 - a 2100-strong army of people who are deeply invested in the idea of equity in education and are committed to their role in attaining it. These numbers are more than just isolated data points. Taken together, they represent the immense potential of our model and the power of the broader community - a potential to redefine what’s possible for children from low-income backgrounds and a power that resides in the individual and collective leadership capacities of individuals and groups to catalyze a broader movement for education reform in India.

The Vision for the Role:

The Senior Operations Director plays a critical role in unleashing the potential and power of a nationwide movement for educational equity in our country. This individual will ensure tight alignment between the Teach For India’s culture, people, systems and impact, as well as its operational and financial sustainability. To do this, he/she will drive strategic depth and excellence in the national teams by fostering a culture of continuous analysis of the organization’s goals, operational data and evidences, and designing and implementing systems and policies that create short and long term successes. This individual will also be a member of a five person Senior Leadership team that will design strategy, long term and annual strategic plans, and drive a culture of collaboration across teams and individuals in the organization.

The Leadership Challenge: Roles and Responsibilities

1. Build capacity in the National teams to be able to conduct rigorous performance reviews, unearth best practices and challenges across city and national teams, and design appropriate strategies and interventions that create and sustain organizational excellence and continuously improve overall performance.

2. Understand the existing human resource management strategy and policies, review its alignment with Teach For India’s mission, culture and organization-wide performance requirements, and lead the design and implementation of required changes.

3. Review the existing technology infrastructure, processes and reporting framework, and create and implement a vision of operational excellence and continuous improvement in technology across the organization.

4. Review fund-raising strategies, build strong relationships with existing donors, lead the identification and cultivation of national and international corporate/individual donors, and ensure Teach For India raises the necessary funds in a timely manner.

5. Manage and coach the functional heads of our Technology, Organizational Effectiveness, Human Resources, and Development verticals and develop their individual and collective capabilities to lead their teams to successful outcomes.

6. Work with the Senior Leadership Team to help create organisation-wide strategies around growth, scale, sustainability, impact and long-term areas of focus.

Values and Mindsets:

  • Deep belief in Teach For India’s vision, mission, and core values.
  • Belief in the power of collaboration and collective action.
  • Growth mindset, with an underlying belief that one’s abilities and competencies can be developed through dedication, hard work and practice.
  • Strong focus on building excellence and depth in this role.

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Understanding of Teach For India’s short-term and long-term theory of change.
  • Understanding of Teach For India’s leadership development philosophy and framework.
  • Proficiency in analyzing data and making inferences to drive strategies and decisions.
  • Excellent project planning and project management skills.

Abilities and Competencies:

  • Strategic and critical thinking skills so as to conceptualize multiple approaches to solving a problem and drawing out a clear roadmap with roles and responsibilities.
  • Relationship-building and influencing skills so as to leverage people and relationships to outcomes.
  • Communication skills so as to deliver compelling messages through oral and written mediums to diverse stakeholders.
  • People management skills so as to articulate a team vision and manage and coach individuals to consistently superior outcomes.
  • Operational management skills so as to set up systems and processes to allocate resources efficiently.
  • Ability to be resourceful and entrepreneurial in the face of uncertainty.

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree in any field
  • 5-6 years of relevant work experience
  • Previous experience managing large projects and teams to successful outcomes
  • Previous Teaching / Education experience (preferred)

City Director

New Delhi

Teach For India has its largest operations in New Delhi, where currently 30+ staff members and 250+ Fellows work together to serve more than 9600 students across 74 schools in the city. Together with a growing Alumni network of 120+ individuals, this takes our collective number to almost 400 in the city - a 400-strong army of people who are deeply invested in the idea of equity in education and are committed to their role in attaining it.

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City Director

The Opportunity:

Teach For India has its largest operations in New Delhi, where currently 30+ staff members and 250+ Fellows work together to serve more than 9600 students across 74 schools in the city. Together with a growing Alumni network of 120+ individuals, this takes our collective number to almost 400 in the city - a 400-strong army of people who are deeply invested in the idea of equity in education and are committed to their role in attaining it. What’s more, nearly 1 in 4 citizens of New Delhi are connected with its elementary school system in some way, either directly through their participation as students, teachers, and principals, or indirectly through their involvement in the government and the bureaucracy that legislates and administers schools or through their engagement with non-profits and civil society organizations working in education. These 2 numbers are more than just isolated data points. Taken together, they represent the immense potential of our Delhi site and the power of the broader community - a potential to redefine what’s possible for children from low-income backgrounds and a power that resides in the individual and collective leadership capacities of individuals and groups to catalyze a broader movement for education reform in the nation’s capital.

The Vision for the Role:

The Delhi City Director (CD) plays a critical role in unleashing the potential and power of a local movement for educational equity in the nation’s capital. This individual creates and shapes a vision for the city that is rooted in the local context and develops a long term strategy in order to achieve this vision. The CD works closely with the program team in order to ensure that every child in our classrooms is on a different life path, while also creating an ecosystem of support for Fellows that enables them to be successful in their roles as teachers and future leaders of the movement. This individual fosters a sense of community among Alumni in the city and mobilizes them towards shared goals, while also building partnerships with a range of government, corporate, and civil society players to catalyze systemic impact and ensure the long-term sustainability of our efforts. Last but not least, the CD plays an integral role in building the capability and commitment of members of the Delhi City Operations team to contribute to our mission in the long-term.
The Leadership Challenge: Roles and Responsibilities

1. Envision, develop and update a contextualized vision for Teach For India’s operations in Delhi:

  • Articulate a vision rooted in the local context and set clear goals that will serve as milestones of progress.
  • Build investment and ownership among staff, Fellows, and Alumni in the vision and goals.

2. Build relations with key partners and stakeholders to foster collective impact and ensure long-term sustainability:

  • Secure sustainable funding pipelines that cover the city budget (which is 14 Cr for 2015-16).
  • Build strong relationships with 74+ placement schools and communities.

3. Build a strong culture of inspiration, support, and accountability among staff members:

  • Setting the vision for city staff development
  • Defining and refining the city staff Support Plan
  • Ensuring development of tools to support city staff
  • Ensuring identification and documentation of best practices
  • Leading performance management conversations

4. Collaborate with Teams across Teach For India, especially Recruitment, Selection, Matriculation, Training, Finance, Organisational Effectiveness, Alumni Impact, Admin, IT and HR

Values and Mindsets:

  • Deep belief in Teach For India’s vision, mission, and values.
  • Belief in the power of collaboration and collective action.
  • Growth mindset, with an underlying belief that one’s abilities and competencies can be developed through dedication, hard work and practice.
  • Strong focus on building excellence and depth in the role.

        Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Understanding of Teach For India’s short-term and long-term theory of change.
  • Understanding of Teach For India’s leadership development philosophy and framework.
  • Proficiency in analyzing data and making inferences to drive strategies and decisions.
  • Strong project planning and project management skills.

        Abilities and Competencies:

  • Strategic and critical thinking skills so as to conceptualize multiple approaches to solving a problem and draw out a clear roadmap with roles and responsibilities.
  • Relationship-building and networking skills so as to connect individuals, groups, and partners with shared goals.
  • Influencing and persuasion skills so as to leverage people and relationships to outcomes.
  • Communication skills so as to deliver a compelling message through oral and written mediums to diverse stakeholders.
  • People management skills so as to manage diverse teams to outcomes.
  • Ability to be resourceful and entrepreneurial in the face of uncertainty.

        Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree in any field
  • 4-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Previous experience managing large projects and teams to successful outcomes
  • Previous Teaching / Education experience (preferred)

 

Manager, Curriculum and Design

Any city

The Manager of Curriculum and Design impacts all Fellows and children in Teach For India classrooms by driving and overseeing the design of excellent curricula tools, resources, assessments and training sessions.

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Manager, Curriculum and Design

Position Summary:

The Manager of Curriculum and Design impacts all Fellows and children in Teach For India classrooms by driving and overseeing the design of excellent curricula tools, resources, assessments and training sessions. He or she will develop an expertise in pedagogy and instructional leadership through a continuous focus on creating tools and resources to develop Fellows. With the Training & Impact team, the Curriculum & Design manager works towards building and empowering our Fellows as leaders for education.

 

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. The team will train hundreds of new Fellows at the 2015 Summer Institutes in Pune. The team will equip Fellows with the foundational knowledge, skills and mindsets to become transformational teachers and leaders and set our staff teams up for success with the required preparation and support.
During the academic year, the Training and Impact team designs assessments, curricula, tools and other resources for supporting and developing Fellows. The team works closely with Teach For India staff members across multiple cities to ensure they are equipped to support Fellows in executing all curricular tools In 2015 - 16.

Responsibilities: 

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Research & Design

  • Design & Curate resources aligned to the Fellow Curriculum and the Leadership Development Journey for all Fellows to drive towards an excellent education for all children
  • Create training modules in General pedagogy to be used on an ongoing basis with Fellows and staff developing their instructional leadership
  • Continuously Research innovative and effective pedagogy and curriculum suited to our context

Empower

  • Build and train a team of Instructional Specialists across cities to strengthen their General Pedagogy and Classroom Instruction
  • Collaborate continuously with the wider Training & Impact team to build and train our staff and Fellows in line with the Leadership Development Journey

Learn

  • With the Manager of Impact & Knowledge, monitor and evaluate learnings from the highest performing classrooms and Fellows to distill learnings back into the program
  • Establish strong feedback loops with PM specialists to continuously gather evidence of student outcomes on all aspects of the student vision and Fellows instructional skills

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

     

Values and Mindsets:

  • Belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically, despite their background.
  • Belief in the Theory of Change and Teach For India’s approach to Leadership Development
  • Strong willingness to learn from past mistakes and move forward with clarity and confidence

     

Competencies and Abilities:

  • Ability to set a long term vision and create a strategic plan with aligned priorities
  • Deep understanding of how people learn
  • Ability to effectively manage a large-scale project with multiple people from multiple teams over a multi-month period
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using data to drive decisions: analyzing numbers and trends to use data to decide next steps

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent Planning and Execution skills
  • Strong time management skills and flexibility in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines.

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 Program Manager or its equivalent teacher training or coach role.
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment and is sensitive to the diversity of our target population

Manager, City Alumni and Government Relations

Mumbai

Currently Teach For India has an Alumni network of over 700 individuals, more than 60% of whom are working directly within the education sector to effect the fundamental, long-term changes needed to make our vision a reality.

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Manager, City Alumni and Government Relations

The Current Reality

Currently Teach For India has an Alumni network of over 700 individuals, more than 60% of whom are working directly within the education sector to effect the fundamental, long-term changes needed to make our vision a reality. Of these, ~310 are based in the city of Mumbai and together with 190 odd Fellows and 70 staff members, this takes our collective number in the city to ~ a 570 strong army of individuals who are deeply invested in the idea of equity in education and committed to their role in attaining it. Additionally, next year, for the first time ever, the number of Alumni (nationally ~1100) will surpass the number of Fellows (~1000). These 2 numbers are more than just isolated data points. Taken together, they represent the immense potential of our growing Alumni movement and the power of our long-term theory of change; a potential that resides in the individual and collective leadership capacities of people and groups and a power that needs to be unleashed, in large part through the choices and actions of the Alumni Impact team.
With ~190 Fellows placed in 56 schools spread across ~20 wards, Teach For India impacts ~7000 children across grades 2-8 in the city of Mumbai. A majority of our schools are situated in high-need areas of Govandi, Malwani and Dharavi among others. As of 2015-16, 73% of our children will be moving to secondary school. However, Mumbai has only 12 public secondary schools as compared to 48 public primary schools. These numbers are indicative of the challenge we are faced with in the city of Mumbai. The potential and power to solve this by leveraging and community, resides in the Government Relations team.

 

The Opportunity
The Alumni Impact & Government Relations Manager will play a crucial role in unleashing the potential of the Teach For India Alumni community in Mumbai and leveraging key influencers in the government for the purpose of increasing Teach For India’s impact in Mumbai. This individual will lead Teach For India’s advocacy initiatives with the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai in order to ensure sustainable systemic change. The Alumni Impact & Government Relations Manager will be the champion of our long-term theory of change and our ambassador to the Government. This individual will work to deepen our understanding of the local educational landscapes in order to craft a contextualized city-specific vision & strategy to catalyse action towards educational equity in Mumbai by leveraging Teach For India alumni network and the local Government. The Alumni Impact & Government Relations Manager will monitor and evaluate city-specific interventions and programs to direct future action.

Team Overview
The City Operations Mumbai team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission in the city. 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, the Government, corporates, foundations and NGOs to drive our vision. Mumbai will be entering into its seventh year of operation in 2015-16. We will have ~ 200 Fellows, ~ 20 City Operations team members and ~ 310 Alumni working to put ~7000 children on a different life path.

 

Role and responsibilities: 

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Co - create a contextualized, city-specific vision & strategy to catalyse action towards educational equity in the city
  • Conduct research to write a paper on the Education landscape of Mumbai to inform the vision & strategy above
  • Alumni Impact
    • Design & execute effective ways to engage and network with the Mumbai Alumni community to increase Alumni impact
    • Connect, network & engage with external organisations to increase collective action
    • Manage & develop the Alumni Impact Associate
  • Government Relations
    • Invest, sustain and build critical relationships with high level Government officials and key stakeholders of the local political bodies to advocate for key systemic changes in the Education system of Mumbai, to ensure Teach For India’s sustainability in the city and to develop systematic funding partnerships with the Government
    • Manage & develop the Government & School Relations Associate
    • Manage & develop the Community Engagement Associate
  • Additional responsibilities:
    • Support other functions as needed

Requirements: 

  • Competencies and Abilities
    • General management : managing self and others
    • Building relations and investing others to outcomes
    • Ability to do Vision setting
    • Planning and research oriented
    • Data driven
  • Values and Mindset
    • Commitment to personal transformation
    • Commitment to collective action
    • Commitment to educational equity
  • Education and Experience
    • Graduate in any stream
    • 2-3 years of relevant work experience

Program Manager

Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru

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

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Program Manager

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

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

Additional responsibilities:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

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

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

Leader, Firki, The Teacher Training Portal

Mumbai, Ahmedabad

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

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Leader, Firki, The Teacher Training Portal

Project Summary:

Teach For India’s mission is to create a movement of leaders who will eliminate educational inequity in India. Our vision is a day when all children across India, irrespective of background, attain an excellent education. To this vision, Teach For India launched Firki, an open-source, free, online teacher-training portal which focuses on the why and how of teaching. Over the past year, we have taken steps to understand the needs to teachers, to look at and learn from other initiatives in Teacher Education and have launched the pilot phase of Firki.  Firki, in partnership with master teachers, pedagogy experts and teacher education programmes aspires to be the most effective and accessible route to a high-quality alternate certification for teaching in India.
Firki is partnering with the Riverside School in Ahmedabad. Due to the mandatory requirement of an undergraduate degree in education for teachers to be certified, Firki will also carry content aligned to the B.Ed curriculum of any esteemed Indian university so as to offer the opportunity of an alternative route to certification (in the longer run) for its users. Firki will work in close partnership with multiple stakeholders in the government, other NPOs and private enterprises to build a strong user base across different contexts.

Role and responsibilities: 

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Project planning:

  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management
  • Lead the development and implementation of a broad, coordinated set of plans and programs to meet the goals and priorities of Firki
  • Determine the resources required to complete the project

Staffing and Project management:

  • Attract, interview, and directly manage a small team of high performing individuals that will create a world class teacher education content and support on-ground impact
  • Project manage the design, execution and continuous improvement of the operations of Firki

Budget management:

  • Manage and evaluate budgets and cash flows to ensure solvency as well as accountability to external funders

Understanding the user:

  • Define problems and opportunities – analysis of current behaviors and attitudes combined with Firki goals
  • Create and show solutions – reports and data-driven recommendations used to evaluate designs and inspire new ideas

Managing content creation:

  • Manage the team of content specialists, videographers, editors and translators to create high-quality, rigorous content across media forms and languages
  • Where required, execute and aid the team in the design; also create and capture additional material

Technology:

  • Drive architecture and design of the platform in partnership with the Technology team of Teach For India – functional requirements, architecture definition, identifying multiple vendors and maintaining vendor relationships
  • Ensure delivery through every step of the portal development process by working in close partnership with the vendor, internal Technology team and Riverside

Manage external stakeholder relationships and communications:

  • Invest, sustain and grow critical relationships with key stakeholders of local government bodies and other community leaders for reaching the long term vision of Firki
  • With Central Square Foundation, develop and implement stakeholder engagement strategies including informing, consulting and involving other external thought partners where relevant and evaluating the effectiveness of these strategies
  • Ensure open communication on the project team of Firki and between the Firki and the Riverside teams

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Research models and methods of impact evaluation and frameworks to build Firki’s approach towards measures of success
  • Set a vision for holistic impact evaluation on teachers, school leaders, students and delivery partners for each of the models tested
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion

Values and Mindsets:

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

Competencies and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively interface with multiple audiences, internal teams and stakeholders while presenting complex ideas clearly and in an engaging manner
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems
  • Entrepreneurial attitude: working independently while also being a team player
  • Data-driven and results oriented, purpose-over-process approach to work
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to remain flexible in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Superior project management and organization skills

Education and Experience:

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

Manager, Impact

Mumbai

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

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Manager, Impact

Position Summary:

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

Team Overview :

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

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

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Research & Analysis

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

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)

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

Reporting and Learning

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

Additional Responsibilities

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

Knowledge and Technical Skills

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

Competencies and Abilities

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

Values and Mindsets

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

Education and Experience

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

Manager, Training and Design

Any city

The Manager of Training and Design impacts all Staff, Fellows and children in Teach For India classrooms by driving and overseeing the design of excellent training tools, resources and assessments.

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Manager, Training and Design

Position Summary:

The Manager of Training and Design impacts all Staff, Fellows and children in Teach For India classrooms by driving and overseeing the design of excellent training tools, resources and assessments. He or she will develop an expertise in instructional coaching and leadership through a continuous focus on creating tools and resources to develop Staff and Fellows. With the Training & Impact team, the Curriculum & Design manager works towards building and empowering our Program Staff as leaders for education.

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. The team will train hundreds of new Fellows at the 2015 Summer Institutes in Pune. The team will equip Fellows with the foundational knowledge, skills and mindsets to become transformational teachers and leaders and set our staff teams up for success with the required preparation and support.

During the academic year, the Training and Impact team designs assessments, curricula, tools and other resources for supporting and developing Fellows. The team works closely with Teach For India staff members across multiple cities to ensure they are equipped to support Fellows in executing all curricular tools In 2015 - 16.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Research & Design

  • Design & Curate resources aligned to the PM Curriculum and the Leadership Development Journey for all Fellows to drive towards an excellent education for all children
  • Create training modules in coaching, managing and instructional leadership to be used on an ongoing basis with Fellows and staff
  • Continuously Research innovative and effective coaching and leadership curriculum suited to our context

Empower

  • Build and train a team of Specialists across cities to strengthen their Coaching, Managing and leadership skills
  • Collaborate continuously with the wider Training & Impact team to build and train our staff and Fellows in line with the Leadership Development Journey

Learn

  • With the Manager of Impact & Knowledge, monitor and evaluate learnings from the high performing staff and Fellows to distill learnings back into the program
  • Establish strong feedback loops with PM specialists to continuously gather evidence of student and Fellow growth on the LDJ

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

Values and Mindsets:

  • Belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically, despite their background.
  • Belief in the Theory of Change and Teach For India’s approach to Leadership Development
  • Strong willingness to learn from past mistakes and move forward with clarity and confidence

Competencies and Abilities:

  • Ability to set a long term vision and create a strategic plan with aligned priorities
  • Deep understanding of how people learn
  • Ability to effectively manage a large-scale project with multiple people from multiple teams over a multi-month period
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using data to drive decisions: analyzing numbers and trends to use data to decide next steps

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent Planning and Execution skills
  • Strong time management skills and flexibility in order to accommodate multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines

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 Program Manager or equivalent experience as a teacher coach.
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment and is sensitive to the diversity of our target population

Strategic Consultant

Mumbai

The Strategic Consultant is a member of the internal coordination committee, set up to guide the five year strategic planning process, and will serve in this role from now until mid-end 2017, taking us through the strategic-planning process as well as the initial period of implementation.

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Strategic Consultant

The Opportunity

1. To provide clarity on the direction and long-term possibilities for Teach For India.

2. To build greater internal alignment and a sense of community and shared ownership among Teach For India Fellows, Staff, Alumni, board members, and donors.

3. To talk to our end beneficiaries (students, parents, teachers, principals, government officials), to learn from them, and understand their needs.

4. To foster a wide range of conversations and discussions on educational inequity among government, corporate, and civil society members and generate new ideas and build consensus among citizens at large.

5. To provide partners in the Teach For All network (especially those in developing countries) with a concrete example of a process to gain strategic clarity and an output that consists of a systems change strategy.

Vision

The Strategic Consultant is a member of the internal coordination committee, set up to guide the five strategic planning process, and will serve in this role from now until mid-end 2017, taking us through the strategic-planning process as well as the initial period of implementation. This individual will be responsible for the following broad work-streams:

1.      Research and Analysis - This individual will design and manage an extensive research and consultation process involving surveys, focus group discussions, and personal interviews with a wide range of education stakeholders in India and abroad. He/she will lead the analysis of this data, distilling trends, and culling out insights that will inform all the work that follows.

2.      Coordinating the work of the Planning Committee - This individual will serve as a backbone for the Planning Committee, working with its members individually and collectively to keep them on track and outcome-oriented. He/she will prepare materials and pre-work for committee members, take detailed notes of Planning Committee step-backs and document its deliberations, and disseminate this information in a timely and effective manner within the committee.

3.      Coordinating the transition from the Planning Committee to the Action Committees - This individual will facilitate a smooth transfer of knowledge, information, and process from the Planning Committee to the Action Committees/Task forces that are responsible for operationalizing the strategy laid out by the former.

4.      Liaising with external consultants - This individual will serve as the primary point of contact for external consultants and facilitators and will co-create the agenda for meetings, review progress-to-goal, conduct necessary research (as and when required) and provide feedback on the process.

5.      Managing internal communication - This individual will be responsible for building awareness of progress among internal stakeholders on a regular basis in order to keep people informed as well as build momentum towards the launch of Phase 3 of Teach For India.

Key Knowledge and Competencies

  • Understanding of Teach For India's mission and theory of change
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research tools and techniques
  • Ability to link research insights to strategy
  • Strong project planning and project management skills
  • Strong operational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • High level of goal-orientation
  • Ability to manage self and time (ability to work under stress with deadlines, etc)
  • Ability to interact with senior level experts, government officials, corporate leaders

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in a field that develops strong quantitative skills and research mindsets
  • Previous experience managing and/or participating in a strategic-planning exercise in either a corporate or non-profit
  • Previous research experience with surveys, focus groups, interviews.
  • Previous teaching/education experience (preferred)

Tenure

This position is for a period of 12-24 months.

Associate, Development

National Team – Mumbai

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

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Associate, Development

Position Summary:

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

 

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

 

Responsibilities: 

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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

Additional responsibilities:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Mindsets

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

General management Skills 

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Technical Skills/Knowledge

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

Education and Experience:

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

Associate, Communications (PR, Media and Advertising)

Mumbai

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

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Associate, Communications (PR, Media and Advertising)

Position Summary:

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

Team Overview:

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

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Writing skills and experience in writing

Competencies and Abilities:

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

Education and Experience

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

Associate, City Alumni Impact

Mumbai

Currently Teach For India has an Alumni network of over 700 individuals, more than 60% of whom are working directly within the education sector to effect the fundamental, long-term changes needed to make our vision a reality.

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Associate, City Alumni Impact

The Current Reality:

Currently Teach For India has an Alumni network of over 700 individuals, more than 60% of whom are working directly within the education sector to effect the fundamental, long-term changes needed to make our vision a reality. Of these, ~310 are based in the city of Mumbai and together with 190 odd Fellows and 70 staff members, this takes our collective number in the city to ~ a 570 strong army of individuals who are deeply invested in the idea of equity in education and committed to their role in attaining it. Additionally, next year, for the first time ever, the number of Alumni (nationally ~1100) will surpass the number of Fellows (~1000). These 2 numbers are more than just isolated data points. Taken together, they represent the immense potential of our growing Alumni movement and the power of our long-term theory of change; a potential that resides in the individual and collective leadership capacities of people and groups and a power that through the choices and actions of the Alumni Impact team.

The Opportunity:

The City Alumni Impact Associate plays a critical role in unleashing the potential and power of local movements for educational equity in Mumbai. This individual is the champion of our long-term theory of change and an ambassador for the local Alumni community. The City Alumni Impact Associate will work relentlessly to deepen our understanding of the local educational landscapes in order to craft a contextualized city-specific Alumni vision and associated strategies. He/she will network Alumni in the city towards shared goals and foster Alumni engagement with Teach For India in order to maximize collective impact. This individual will inspire Fellows to look beyond the two years and provide them with experiences to develop their leadership capabilities as well as opportunities to reflect on their role in the movement. The City Alumni Impact Associate monitors and evaluates city-specific interventions and programs in order to inform future direction.

Team Overview:

The City Operations Mumbai team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission in the city. 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, the Government, corporates, foundations and NGOs to drive our vision. Mumbai will be entering into its seventh year of operation in 2015-16. We will have ~ 200 Fellows, ~ 20 City Operations team members and ~ 310 Alumni working to put ~7000 children on a different life path.

Role and responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include

  • Design, execute & monitor support structures to develop Fellows on the three commitments in conjunction with Senior Program Managers
  • Build and strengthen relations with external organisations for the purpose of catalysing collective impact and forging high-potential career pathways and opportunities for Alumni in the city
  • Manage and direct the Career Placement Drive in the city
  • Co - design & execute different ways to invest and connect the Mumbai Alumni community
  • Support the Alumni & Government Relations Manager in creating a contextualized, city-specific vision & strategy for the city
  • Conduct primary research to deepen our understanding of the Mumbai landscape

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support other functions as needed

Requirements:

Competencies and Abilities

  • Building relations and investing others to outcomes
  • Vision setting
  • Data driven
  • Planning and research oriented

Values and Mindset

  • Commitment to personal transformation
  • Commitment to collective action
  • Commitment to educational equity

Education and Experience

  • Graduate in any stream
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience

Associate, City Human Resources and Operations

Hyderabad

This person is the backbone of the Hyderabad site handling multiple responsibilities to ensure smooth operations, strong processes, systems and decision making at scale for a site like Hyderabad with approximately 150 Fellows supported by 18 staff members in 2015.

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Associate, City Human Resources and Operations

Position Summary:

This person is the backbone of the Hyderabad site handling multiple responsibilities to ensure smooth operations, strong processes, systems and decision making at scale for a site like Hyderabad with approximately 150 Fellows supported by 18 staff members in 2015. 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).

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, corporate, foundations, schools and NGOs to drive our vision. Hyderabad will be in its fourth year of operation in 2015 – 2016, we will have about 150 Fellows, 40 schools and 18 team members.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Operations – City, Trainings and City Director Support

  • Create, own and maintain a Hyderabad city calendar which has all the different events and dates marked in advance.
  • Coordinate 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.
  • Lead the student assessment logistics in the city.
  • Assist the City Director in organizing and following up on external meetings and deadlines.
  • Conduct research on the educational landscape of Hyderabad to strengthen the Hyderabad strategy. Attend 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 biweekly digest to Fellows with opportunities and organizational updates.
  • Manage the Hyderabad 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 and Technical Skills:

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

Competencies and Abilities:

  • Strong influencing, motivating and relationship building skills
  • Excellent organizing and planning skills

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
  • 1+ years of prior work experience

Associate, City Government & School Relations

Mumbai

Currently Mumbai has ~190 Fellows placed in 56 schools spread across ~20 wards, Teach For India impacts ~7000 children across grades 2-8 in the city of Mumbai. A majority of our schools are situated in high-need areas of Govandi, Malwani and Dharavi among others. As of 2015-16, 73% of our children will be moving to secondary school.

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Associate, City Government & School Relations

The Current Reality:

Currently Mumbai has ~190 Fellows placed in 56 schools spread across ~20 wards, Teach For India impacts ~7000 children across grades 2-8 in the city of Mumbai. A majority of our schools are situated in high-need areas of Govandi, Malwani and Dharavi among others. As of 2015-16, 73% of our children will be moving to secondary school. However, Mumbai has only 12 public secondary schools as compared to 48 public primary schools. These numbers are indicative of the challenge we are faced with in the city of Mumbai. The potential and power to solve this by leveraging our stakeholders in the Government and community, resides in the Government Relations team.

The Opportunity:

The Government & School Relations Associate will play a crucial role in creating a strategy to invest leaders of partner schools and key influencers in the local city government for the purpose of maximising Teach For India’s impact in Mumbai. This individual will own and design the city placement strategy with the view to maximize and optimize our Impact. The Government & School Relations Associate will work with the Community Engagement Associate to empower & support Fellows and Program Managers to provide a conducive environment for them to deliver on their goals for student achievement and to ensure sustainable impact.

Team Overview:

The City Operations Mumbai team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission in the city. 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, the Government, corporates, foundations and NGOs to drive our vision. Mumbai will be entering into its seventh year of operation in 2015-16. We will have ~ 200 Fellows, ~ 20 City Operations team members and ~ 310 Alumni working to put ~7000 children on a different life path.

Role and responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include

  • Strengthen relations with school leaders/trustees to maximize Teach For India’s impact in our schools
  • Empower and support Program Managers & Fellows to foster a conducive environment in school, build sustainable relationships and have sustainable impact in their schools in order to deliver on their goals for student achievement
  • Design, execute and monitor the city placement strategy of Fellows and schools obtain the necessary permissions from the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai  and private schools
  • Build mutually beneficial relations with mid & high level Government officials (Beat Officers, Administrative Officers, Corporators, Deputy Education Officer, Education Officer)to maximize Teach For India’s impact.
  • Work with the Community Engagement Associate to create and maintain a strong school ecosystem

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support other functions as needed

Requirements:

Competencies and Abilities

  • Building relations and investing others to outcomes
  • Vision setting
  • Data driven

Values and Mindset

  • Commitment to personal transformation
  • Commitment to collective action
  • Commitment to educational equity

Education and Experience

  • Graduate in any stream
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience

Associate, City Development

Delhi

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

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Associate, City Development

Position Summary

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

Team Summary

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

Primary Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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

Additional Responsibilities

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

Knowledge and Technical Skills

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

Abilities/ Competencies 

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

Values and Mindsets

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

Education and Experience 

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

Associate, City Development and Alumni Impact

Bengaluru

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

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Associate, City Development and Alumni Impact

Position Summary:

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

Team Overview:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Knowledge and Technical Skills: 

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

Competencies and Abilities 

  • Critical & Strategic Thinking
  • Strong networking Skills 

Values and Mindsets

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

Education and Experience: 

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

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

Associate, City Development and Alumni Impact

Ahmedabad

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

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Associate, City Development and Alumni Impact

Position Summary:

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

Team Overview:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

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

Competencies and Abilities

  • Critical & Strategic Thinking

Values and Mindsets

  • Perseverance

Education and Experience:

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

Perks of working on Ahmedabad team:

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

Associate, Fellowship Selection

Mumbai

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

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Associate, Fellowship Selection

Position Summary

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

Team Overview

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

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

Primary Responsibilities

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

Knowledge and Technical Skills

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

Competencies and Abilities

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

Values and Mindsets

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

Education and Experience

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

Associate, Curriculum and Design

Mumbai

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

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Associate, Curriculum and Design

Position Summary

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

Team Overview

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

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

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Curriculum Design

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

Capacity Building and Support

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

Additional Responsibilities

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

Knowledge and Technical Skills

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

Competencies and Abilities

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

Values and Mindsets

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

Education and Experience

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

Recruiter

Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad

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

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Recruiter

Position Summary:

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

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

Team Overview:

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Driving Strategy and Goals

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

Build and Support your Ambassador team

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

Research your market and secure Partnerships

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

Develop the Brand and Marketing Plan.

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

Use a Data-Driven Approach

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

Invest high potential candidates

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

Partner with other verticals

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

Compel the larger Teach For India One Team family

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

Adapt and Exemplify the Teach For India culture

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

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

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

Competencies and Abilities:

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

Values and Mindsets:

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

Education and Experience

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

Consultant, Technology

Mumbai

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

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Consultant, Technology

Position Summary:

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

Team Overview: 

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

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

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

Additional responsibilities:

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

Knowledge and Technical Skills

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

Competencies and Abilities 

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

 Values and Mindsets 

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

 Education and Experience 

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

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

Senior Project Manager, Firki

Ahmedabad

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

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Senior Project Manager, Firki

Project Summary:

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

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

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

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

Roles and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Team Management:

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

Staffing:

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

Understanding the user:

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

Managing content creation:

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

Technology:

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

Monitoring and Evaluation:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

Education and Experience:

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

Assistant, Development

Mumbai

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

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Assistant, Development

Position Summary:

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

Team Overview:

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

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

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

Primary Responsibilities:

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

Additional responsibilities:

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

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

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

Competencies and Abilities:

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

Values and Mindsets

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

Education and Experience

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

Content Designer, Firki

Ahmedabad

Teach For India’s mission is to create a movement of leaders who will eliminate educational inequity in India. Our vision is a day when all children across India, irrespective of background, attain an excellent education. To this vision, Teach For India launched Firki, an open-source, free, online teacher-training portal which focuses on the why and how of teaching.

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Content Designer, Firki

Vision for Firki

Teach For India’s mission is to create a movement of leaders who will eliminate educational inequity in India. Our vision is a day when all children across India, irrespective of background, attain an excellent education. To this vision, Teach For India launched Firki, an open-source, free, online teacher-training portal which focuses on the why and how of teaching. Over the past year, we have taken steps to understand the needs to teachers, to look at and learn from other initiatives in Teacher Education and have launched the pilot phase of Firki. 

 

Firki, in partnership with master teachers, pedagogy experts and teacher education programmes aspires be the most effective and accessible route to a high-quality alternate certification for teaching in India. Firki is partnering with the Riverside School in Ahmedabad. Firki will be the primary recipient, leveraging Riverside’s carefully documented expertise in pedagogy and practice to translate, simplify and adapt to meet the needs of a teacher in an under-resourced school. Due to the mandatory requirement of an undergraduate degree in Education for teachers to be certified, Firki will also carry content aligned to the B.Ed curriculum of any esteemed Indian university so as to offer the opportunity of an alternative route to certification (in the longer run) for its users.

 

Position Summary

The Content Designer coordinates the overall planning, designing, and development of course content and assessments across different strands on the portal. The role requires a deep understanding of the current state of schooling system in India, a commitment to get under the skin of the user and the ability to create well-written content, which is relevant, and easy-to-consume. 

 

The Content Designer will work closely with the TeacherED team in Riverside, have access to their material and will work on site to curate and adapt content to make it relevant for Firki users, ensuring that the spirit/thought behind the resource remains constant. The Content Designer’s priority would be development and design of the actual content consumed by the user - textual, pictorial, audio-visual. The Content Designer will also closely work with a videographer and editor to create video-based learning materials. The video-based content will not only include Teach for India classrooms but also other external institutions which showcase best in class practices in a particular area of pedagogy. 

 

Along with audio-visual content, the content designer role requires the individual to create content in varied forms for network partners, other master trainers etc for us to be able to test multiple models of delivery. The Content Designer assists in building an exemplar technology platform (with an external technology partner) in alignment for the delivery of the content being created.

 

Responsibilities 

  •  Identify and match user needs to appropriate content areas and formats
  •  Adapt and distil the content from the Training & Impact team and the Riverside team to create relevant and easy-to-understand course material for the core user group of Firki
  • Partner with teacher educators from leading teacher education institutions in India to create content for the B.Ed track on the portal
  • Re-create the content meant for offline instruction into engaging material for online learning
  •  Manage the creation of audio-visual content in partnership with an external videographer/editor
  • Take ownership of the content creation in the learning management system (Learndash, edX or custom created platform) along with the technology partner
  •  Coordinate with programme teams across cities to identify classrooms where best practices can be captured
  • Travel across locations and work with videographers to capture classroom practice as well as insights from experts
  • Continuously test with relevant user group, collect feedback and inform content creation
  •  Deliver individual or group instruction to users or make arrangements for instruction with various network partners
  •  Work with the technology team and external tech partners to build a platform that is easy to use, adaptive to portable devices and keeps the teacher at the core of the design

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful academically, despite their background
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills 
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Strong time management skills 
  • Entrepreneurial attitude: working independently while also being a team player
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility
  • Data-driven and results oriented, purpose-over-process approach to work
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems

 

Experience 

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

 

Campaign Leader

Nationwide

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

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Campaign Leader

Position Summary

A Campaign Leader is responsible for ensuring that Teach For India finds the most promising future leaders from colleges and corporates to join the Fellowship program. This is a critical and demanding role with the individual being 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, invest individuals to apply for the Fellowship and drive a high-impact strategy. He/she will be the face of Teach For India at a college or corporate, 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 corporate or college from July 1, 2015 to March 1, 2016. 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 critical 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:

1.      The Fellowship is one of the greatest leadership-development programs in India.

2.      Our Alumni force is currently spread across sectors around the world fighting to end educational inequity in India.

3.      This will be the challenge of your life.

We build the Teach For India brand at colleges and corporates nationwide and internationally, conduct presentations, identify high potential candidates, and conceptualize as well as execute events to raise brand awareness and value. The team is vital to ensure that the vision of Teach For India - One day all children in India will attain an excellent education, is ultimately realized.

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 education inequity by planning, organizing and implementing various strategies and events to raise awareness (Example: Teach For India presentations, events, partnering with fests/ CSR events, running stalls, organizing a Teach For India day, etc) in your college 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 or corporate 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

·         Being professional at all times, holding oneself 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

Through the Campaign Leader role, 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 as well as problems and be solution-oriented
  • Idenfity patterns, trends and relationships and root your decisions in data
  • Make decisions effectively and taking ownership of an entire campaign

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 HERE

Step 2: Personal interview with a Teach For India Recruitment Team member

Step 3: Induction Program

 

For any queries email apply@teachforindia.org

Intern (Research Coordinator), Longitudinal Study

Hyderabad

The intern will play a critical role in the successful implementation of the Longitudinal Impact study.He/she will work closely with various stakeholders (Principals, Fellows, other teachers in the school, and students) to administer the end of year assessments and survey to the students.

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Intern (Research Coordinator), Longitudinal Study

Open Positions: 22
 

Position Summary:

The intern will play a critical role in the successful implementation of the Longitudinal Impact study. He/she will work closely with various stakeholders (Principals, Fellows, other teachers in the school, and students) to administer the end of year assessments and survey to the students. The intern will also be responsible for grading the assessments and student survey, ensuring reliability and integrity of the data collection process. Qualified candidates for this position should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with a large group of primary school students, and basic knowledge of spreadsheet applications (such as MS Excel). The candidate should also be fluent in Hindi or other local language, and be willing to travel to municipal schools within the city. 

 

Project Overview:

Teach For India (TFI) has partnered with Columbia University to design and conduct a longitudinal study. The study will enable us to measure the impact of TFI intervention by comparing a sample of our classrooms with non-TFI classrooms from similar schools. As we are rapidly expanding, ensuring that we have reliable impact measurements to define our programmatic operations is critical to our long-term sustainability and success as an organization.

 

To date, we have measured our impact on students through a number of key metrics, most notably student achievement. Our student-centered metrics have primarily included external academic 

assessments to measure student outputs across learning subjects, such as Literacy, Writing, Mathematics, and Speaking / Listening.

 

We’re currently aiming to expand our metrics to further measure the impact our Fellows have on other key student inputs, such as student participation, motivation levels, time spent studying at home, values and mindsets, and other key indicators. In July 2012, TFI began a multi-year, longitudinal study – consisting of student surveys and external assessments – to measure these metrics within Mumbai, Delhi, and Hyderabad.

 

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Undergo trainings to understand the scope of the project and various processes:
    • Administering assessments and student survey
    • Grading assessments

    • Data management and collection

    • Tracking student IDs and classroom/school IDs

  • Coordinate with Teach For India Team and school authorities to ensure timely execution of the end of year assessments/survey in target schools.
  • Travel to participating schools to conduct end of year assessments and student survey in classrooms.
  • Grade assessments and student survey as per the rubrics, ensuring reliability and integrity of the data collection process.
  • Transfer assessment and survey data on to easy-to-use MS Excel trackers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Fluency in local language
    • Delhi: Hindi
    • Mumbai: Hindi or Marathi
    • Hyderabad: Hindi or Telugu
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to influence and motivate team members and project stakeholders to achieve outcomes
  • Adaptable and flexible in working style; willingness to travel within the city
  • Basic knowledge of MS Excel
  • Ability to work with large group of primary school students; classroom management skills (strongly preferred)

Education and Experience

  • Student or Graduate
  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience 
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment; sensitive to the diversity of our target population

 

Application Deadline: June 28, 2015

 

Internship Duration: July 6, 2015 to August 8, 2015

 

Application process: Please use this form to submit your internship application  

Intern, Fellowship Selection

Mumbai

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

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Intern, Fellowship Selection

Position Summary

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

Team Overview

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

Responsibilities

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

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

  • Graduate degree

Intern – Human Resources

Mumbai

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

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Intern – Human Resources
Position Summary:

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

Team Overview:

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Support in Hiring activities for full time Staff positions and internships
  • Create a campaign for generating buzz around Teach For India’s staff positions
  • Assist with managing internal Human Resources team site
  • Assist with the Professional Development initiatives
  • Perform analysis of various data and draw meaningful insights
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Proficiency in Google applications

Intern, Development

Mumbai

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

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Intern, Development

Position Summary:

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

Team Overview:

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

The national team also provides tools and support to individual cities and the Expansion team in its fundraising efforts. The development team is divided into 9 work streams by different sources of funding that Teach For India receives. Some of these include Corporates, Foundations, Individual Giving, Retail Giving, Online, Events, among others.

Responsibilities: 

Primary responsibilities include:

• Prospect research to gather more information about the prospect that helps drive meaningful conversations and estimate giving capacity

• Leading research projects on various spheres connected to Development

• Assisting Development Managers and Development Assistants with their development work

• This is also an opportunity for the intern to gain valuable organizational exposure and experience and as such, the development team is happy to support the candidate’s specific areas of interest in work as far as we can

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Strong communication skills

• Strong organizational skills

• Willingness to learn

• Comfort with constantly changing scenarios and a high stress environment

• Strong time management and organizational skills

Education and Experience

  • Graduate/post graduate degree in any discipline

Intern, Fellowship Recruitment

Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata

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, City Development and Communications

Pune

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

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Intern, City Development and Communications

Position Summary:
The intern works with the development team to help conduct prospective research for fund raising, develop retail partnerships and assist the team’s efforts in maximizing awareness about Teach For India across online and print media. The intern will also play a critical role in building knowledge and research databases for various government bodies/schemes which can be leveraged for our movement.
Team Overview:
The Pune city operations team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission. This involves, on the one hand, we must transform the lives of the students we serve and bridge the achievement gap with their high-income peers. On the other hand, we must develop a movement of leaders who are working across sectors to solve the educational crisis. The team works with various stakeholders in the city of Pune like our Alumni, Government, corporates, foundations, NGOs to drive our vision. In 2015 – 16, we will have ~ 220 Fellows, ~ 20 city operations team members and ~ >100 Alumni working in the city.
Responsibility:
1)      Funding support:
o   Leading research projects related to various spheres of fund raising
o   Developing retail partnerships
o   Providing support to fund raising events
2)      Reporting:
o   Updating sales-force and creating reports using the tools on sales-force
3)      Research:
o   Research on prospects and power maps for fund raising
o   Research on NGO’s working in the same sector
o   Research on the government and city landscape
4)      Communications:
o   Documentation and videography of Teach For India classrooms
o   Conceptualize and execute digital campaigns and manage social media channels for the Pune chapter
o   Design an external newsletter once a quarter
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
1)      Excellent communication skills
2)      Knowledge on the use of power-point, excel and word
3)      Excellent time management skills
4)      Relationship building and networking skills
5)      Knowledge of general research tools – Google, linked-in, etc

Intern - Firki (Video editing)

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru

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

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Intern - Firki (Video editing)

Team Overview:

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

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

Education and experience:

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

Duration of internship:

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

Intern, Alumni Impact (Research)

Anywhere in India (Preferably Delhi)

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

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Intern, Alumni Impact (Research)
Team Overview:

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

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

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

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Research on the Education Landscape:
  • Supporting and Conducting primary and secondary research on the main priorities and focus areas for
  • Scheduling and coordinating the interviews
  • Managing the Literature and content
  • Transcribing Interviews and discussions
  • Writing reports, policy briefs, and op-ed pieces on education
  • Preparing presentations for internal and external stakeholders
Research on Alumni Impact:
  • Conducting interviews of Alumni and identifying trends
  • Transcribing Interviews
  • Creating a meaningful summary of the data that can be used to inform the future strategy of the organization
Building an online learning community:
  • Managing Teach For India’s online portal “TFI Connect” and compiling an online database of relevant reports, articles, and papers on education and leadership
  • Creating and executing a social media strategy to engage the Teach For India community
  • Creating metrics to track the levels of engagement on the online portal and using the data to drive decisions.
  • Moderating monthly online discussions on important topics in education, leadership, personal development
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A belief that every single child deserves an excellent education and that every single child has the ability to be successful in school, despite their background
  • Demonstrated self-starting abilities: able to be resourceful, take responsibility and find effective solutions to problems
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Superior project management and organization skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong work ethic and sense of possibility
Education and experience:
  • Strong undergraduate/postgraduate degree from a reputed university
  • Interest in a research-focused role

Intern, Alumni Impact (Videographer)

Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru

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

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Intern, Alumni Impact (Videographer)
Position Summary:

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

Team Overview:

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

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

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

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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