Job Opportunity for Associate, Programs- Firki at Teach for India in Mumbai

Website Teach For India

Reporting to: Manager, Programs Firki

The Course Designer will work on end to end development of a course on the Firki Teacher Education Portal. Having an understanding of the current state of schooling in India and Teacher Education would be an added benefit in performing the role effectively. A commitment to get into the shoes of the user and the ability to create well-written content, which is also relevant, and easy-to-consume is required for the role. The role also includes being part of other team projects and working on their implementation.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Content Creation and user engagement (70%)

  • Design and create compelling courses aimed to aid 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 groups on Firki
  • Explore and learn different features available on ‘articulate storyline 3’ and use them in designing courses
  • Partner with teacher educators from leading teacher education institutions in India to create content on the portal
  • Deliver individual or group instruction to users or make arrangements for instruction with various network partners
  • Give feedback to courses designed by others
  • Facilitate online learning spaces through courses and online discussions.
  • Plan and execute course based webinars
  • Run continuous tests with relevant user groups, collect feedback and implement the feedback in the design of the course

Team project support (30%)

  • Contribute to team projects as and when needed
  • Work on research and/or implementation of team projects
  • Represent the product and the Firki team at meetings, webinars, and conferences
  • Collaborate with other departments at Teach For India as and when needed
  • Be part of team calls and course design team calls

Minimum Qualifications, Experiences and Expectations

  • Undergraduate degree in any discipline and a minimum 2 years of teaching experience
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Understanding of curriculums, trainings and assessments
  • Being open to feedback and have an open mind set to implement the feedback received
  • Experience working in a deadline-oriented, target-driven environment with respect for process and professionalism
  • Self-accountability in terms of work, project deadlines, and professional expectations.

Preferred Qualifications, Experiences and Expectations

  • Previous experience with a Learning Management System (LMS) or other online learning tools
  • Additional 1 year of supporting teachers and schools towards teaching and learning practices is preferred
  • Strong people and partnership management skills, so as to effectively oversee partnerships with diverse stakeholders
  • Proficiency in using data to drive decisions

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