Job Opportunity for Academic Coordinator at EdIndia Foundation in Dehradun

Website EdIndia Foundation

Responsibilities of Academic Coordinator:

• As a part of your Academic portfolio, ensure to fulfill all the academic requirements of different programs and projects under EdIndia.

• Develop content for teachers and students for various e-platforms.

• Design, develop and execute workshops, webinars, and training for teachers. Coordinate the content curation and modification tasks.

• Liaison with SCERT and DIETs on regualar basis.

• Manage the engagement activities for the pre-service students as per the program requirement.

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

• Periodically visit the field to support the teachers with a view to strengthening the academic quality of the program. Also, coordinate and contribute to the internal team’s capacity building.

• Work with the field team and operational heads to identify and cater to the content requirements for the state.

• Work with the different Program and Vertical Leads within the organization, Project Partners for M&E, Content, and others to ensure the development of quality content, operationalization of a robust M&E system for the project, ensuring high-quality measurement of project outputs and intermediate outcomes

• As a State Manager, you will lead the initial Pilot and subsequent scale-up projects in Uttarakhand for EdIndia’s capacity-building programs for In-Service and Pre-Service Teachers.

• Coordinate with the field team to ensure on-site academic support to the teachers of selected schools on a day-to-day basis.

• Work closely with state, district, and block officials of Department of Education, Govt. Of Uttarakhand for project requirements.

• Ensure primary connect with staff of selected schools and address their support requirements.

• Other key responsibilities shall include but are not limited to; Stakeholder management and coordination, Teacher capacity building, Vendor liaison

You could be a good match if you possess:

• Strong conceptual and pedagogical understanding of English and/or Maths.

• Rich experience of classroom teaching, teacher training and content development preferably in Govt. school education system.

• Propensity and ability to communicate effectively in writing and speaking clearly and persuasively, in English and Hindi.

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

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

• Penchant to develop innovative ways to improve delivery, optimize costs, improve strategy and engagement, assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, 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, resolving problems and making decisions that enhance Project Delivery, 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.

• Skill to manage relations, carry out your relation within the working group and across the partners with tact and diplomacy.

Qualifications & Experience:

• Masters in any discipline from a reputed university/college.

• Successful track record in the field of academics and content development especially in the area of English and Math.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in at least one of the following: Academic Content development, Pedagogy, Teacher Training.

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

Location: The position will be based at Dehradun (Uttarakhand)

No. Of Positions: One

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