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Associate,Course Design Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad About Us At Teach For India, we build a nationwide movement of leaders who work relentlessly to end educational inequity Ten years into our journey we have 1000 Fellows who grow as leaders while teaching 38,000 low-income children and a growing movement of 3000 Alumni who work at all levels of the education system We are the largest pipeline of driven, skilled talent into the educational ecosystem Over the next 3 years, we aim to keep growing this talent pipeline, supporting our Alumni to have even greater impact and innovating constantly to get closer to our vision Our work will only be done when we have built a movement of leaders large enough to ensure that every child in India attains an excellent education
We pride ourselves as being a passionate, idealistic, mission-driven team of individuals Were committed to learning towards excellence in our roles and equally to practicing the values that shape us as people We are an equal opportunities employer and provide compensation and benefits which are at the top of the NGO sector

Position Summary
The Course Designer coordinates the overall planning, designing, and development of course content and assessments across different strands on the Firki Teacher Training Portal The role requires a deep understanding of the current state of schooling in India, Teacher Education, a commitment to get into the lens of the user and the ability to create well-written content, which is relevant, and easy-to-consume

Team Overview

Firki is Teach For Indias Online Teacher Education Portal a world-class, open-source blended learning program for teachers across India to access, use and transform their teaching practice It focusses on general pedagogy, personal development, school & community relations, and the education landscape It is designed for both in-service and pre-service educators to improve their practice and student outcomes Firki aims to reach out to 50,000 users across India in the next 3 years directly impacting 1,96,500 children

The long term vision for Firki is to be the most accessible and effective route to a high-quality alternative certification in India Firki takes a 702010 approach to teacher training in which 70 PERCENT of the learning happens through actual teaching practice in the classroom, 20 PERCENT through coaching, mentoring and communities of practice, and 10 PERCENT through coursework (the online portal)

What Teach For India Can Offer You 1) A challenging yet flexible workplace in which every individual employees staff journey is tracked for excellence and leadership development
2) A work environment in which employees holistic well-being is a core priority, enabling people to be their best selves
3) The opportunity to be part of one of the most established and visionary movements in the education sector in India which is at a pivotal point in terms of expanding its scale and outreach across the nation and working with changemakers across the country
4) Access to connections and resources from the global Teach For All network that includes partner organisations spanning 48 countries across 6 continents
5) Remuneration that is competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and a benefits package that includes extensive medical insurance and maternity coverage for both parents


Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to

Content Creation

Design and create compelling courses aimed at K-12 government and affordable private school teachers

Re-create the content meant for offline instruction into engaging material for online learning

Adapt and distill the content 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 on the portal

Coordinate with program teams across cities to identify classrooms where best practices can be captured

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

Facilitate online learning spaces through courses, online discussions, and webinars

Additional Responsibilities

Represent the product and team at meetings and conferences

Coordinate with other verticals on Firki as per the need

Develop partnerships that will aid in the design on the courses, and enhancing content diversity of the Firki Program

Knowledge and Technical Skills

Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English, second language preferred [Hindi, Marathi, Kanada, Tamil or Telugu]

Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, and Google Apps

Previous experience with LMS or online learning tools [desired]

Competencies and Abilities

Organizational and execution skills

Creative thinking ability and strong orientation towards human-centric design

Ability to deliver under pressure and strong on resourcefulness

High attention to detail and desire to learn

Strong people and partnership management skills, so as to effectively oversee partnerships with diverse stakeholder

Proficiency in using data to drive decisions analyzing numbers and trends and critically thinking so as to use data to decide on the next steps

Values and Mindsets

Strong work ethic and sense of possibility

Commitment to excellence and accuracy, with an ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment

Entrepreneurial attitude Working independently while also being a team player

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 belief in the power of impact stories and the power of data to make informed decisions

Education and Experience

Experience as a teacher and/or teacher trainer essential

3 years of relevant work experience, 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

2 years of experience

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, IT-Software
Functional Area : Teaching/Education
Role : Teacher
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 14th Apr 2020

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