Job Opportunity for Assistant School Leader at Akanksha Foundation in Pune

Website Akanksha Foundation

Position Summary: As the Assistant School Leader, you will assist the School Leader in ensuring that high standards of excellence are maintained in the school. Your primary responsibility will be to oversee the operations and smooth management and administration of the school to ensure that the School Leader is able to focus on maintaining a high quality of learning for each student.

Reports to: School Leader

What your role will entail

● Managing the operations and logistics of the school, including but not limited to the execution of all systems, processes and data requirements/analysis related to HR, Finance, Data, Government-related and Administration

● Being the main liaison for all Akanksha Central Team support/administrative functions

● Supporting the planning and curriculum development for teacher teams as needed

● Modelling effective instruction by co-teaching daily and/or teaching one’s own class

● Observing classroom instruction and giving feedback for relevant grades/subjects of expertise and discussing relevant training plans with the School Leader

● Ensuring documentation and collection of effective plans/other resources from teachers

● Leading the recruitment of appropriate number of students each year from target communities

● Designing and executing the parent engagement plan for the year

● Ensuring student attendance through the year in order to minimize dropout rate for students

● Maintaining positive relationships with school-based government officials

● Ensuring that schools fulfill municipality requirements/regulations

● Assisting the School Leader in executing the performance management system for all school-based staff

● Ensuring that the school budget is adhered to and providing ongoing analysis on trends to the School Leader

● Ensuring that the social worker is able to develop the team of helpers in each school

What you need for this Position


● Preferably 5+ years of experience out of which 3 years should be in teaching.

● Prior supervisory experience preferred

● Experience in the development sector is an added advantage


● Excellent written and verbal communication skills

● Fluency in English Language

● Knowledge of Hindi and Marathi language will be preferred

● Familiarity with contemporary issues in Indian education

● Organizational and time management skills

● Highly motivated, persevering, achievement-oriented attitude

● Strong interpersonal skills and flexibility in planning and working with a team


● Bachelor’s degree with relevant qualification in the field of Education

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