EdIndia Foundation EF
Programme Coordinator (Academics), Pre-service Teacher Education
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Jaipur Rajasthan Mumbai Maharashtra
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Aug 15 2021

Description

Programme Coordinator (Academics), Pre-service Teacher Education

EdIndia Foundation

 

Background:

 

EdIndia Foundation (EF) (www.edindia.org) is a not for profit focused on leveraging technology and data analytics to create innovative solutions to impact education at scale. Edindia believes that technology has a huge potential to impact government schools at scale. In the covid times, while #Edtech has been the buzzword – the digital divide between children “with access” and “without” has been widening.

 

Acknowledging the fact that frugal but effective innovations are essential so as to ensure #LearningNeverStops and integrate technology within the government system, EdIndia was set up. EdIndia’s mission is to “create tech-based solutions to impact the quality of education at scale”. It is supported by Sterlite Power Group Companies. It is working with ~180,000 govt teachers across Rajasthan, Tripura, Maharashtra and Uttarakhand.

 

EdIndia is reaching out to its clientele – teachers in particular and the school education system in general – through its programmes Pragyan, Nirnay and Teachable. Pragyan is directly intervening with teachers in government schools supporting them enrich their classroom teaching/learning practices, making available teaching ideas and content as well as enabling forums to discuss relevant issues through various e-platforms. Pragyan also intervenes in Pre-service teacher education with a view to prepare better teachers for tomorrow by creating multi-mode curriculum aligned content and conducting online sessions for the student-teachers and capacitating the faculty in teacher education institutions. Nirnay analyses the secondary data of learners’ performance already available with the system and makes it available to them in such a way as to have clear pedagogic and administrative implications. Teachable is supposed to be a pan-India repertoire of curated video content of quality in vernacular which teachers can access and use as per their need.

 

As part of its aggressive scale-up plans EdIndia is expanding its academic team and is seeking to recruit Academic Coordinator/s who will be based at Jaipur/Mumbai and will work closely with Academic Lead of EdIndia.

 

Responsibilities of Programme Coordinator:

  • Fulfil content requirement of Pragyan Pre-service teacher education programme.

  • Develop content for teachers and students for various e-platforms as per the requirement of EdIndia programmes.

  • Design, develop and execute workshops, webinars, and trainings for Pre-service student-teachers and teachers.

  • Coordinate the content curation and modification tasks.

  • Independently manage end-to-end project updates and partner communication across the various levels in the organization.

The Programme Coordinator will work very closely with leadership and operational heads as well as key stakeholders within government and partners. Reporting to the Country Lead - Academics, the

Coordinator will also work closely with different Program and Vertical Leads within the organization, State Officials and others to ensure development of quality content, operationalization of a robust content feedback for the project, ensuring high-quality measurement of project outputs and intermediate outcomes.

 

You could be a good match if you possess:

  • Strong conceptual and pedagogical understanding of one of the mentioned subject areas : Perspectives of Education (Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology)

  • Rich experience of classroom teaching, teacher training and content development preferably in Govt. school education system and/or Pre-service teacher education

  • Passion for bringing change in the professional experience of teachers and student-teachers and by default in the learning experiences of students.

  • Experience of developing simple and effective pedagogical ideas and activities.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and speaking, in English and Hindi.

  • Penchant to develop innovative ways to improve delivery of learning outcomes, optimize costs, improve learner engagement, assess problem situations to identify causes and generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

  • Aptitude for building collaborative relationships, working cooperatively and effectively with others in a non-hierarchical setting to achieve goals, and managing complexity and driving for results.

  • Passion for achieving quality results, setting  priorities,  developing a  work schedule, monitoring progress toward goals, and tracking details/data/information/activities.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Masters in Education

  • Successful track record in the field of academics and content development for Teachers with a minimum of 5 years of experience in at least one of the following - Academic Content, Pedagogy, Training.

Remuneration and Benefits: Remuneration will be competitive with Indian philanthropy pay scales and will depend upon the candidate’s experience levels.

 

Location: Jaipur/Mumbai

 

In case you are interested please click to apply at https://forms.office.com/r/c6u9rFyFc8

EdIndia Foundation is a section 8 not for profit company focussed on leveraging technology and data analytics to create innovative solutions to impact education at scale. EdIndia has been provided incubation support by Sterlite Power and its group companies. About Sterlite Power: Operating out of India and Brazil, Sterlite Power (https://www.sterlitepower.com/) is a leading integrated power transmission developer and solutions provider globally. It is focused on addressing complex challenges in the sector by tackling the key constraints of time, space and capital