Job Opportunity for Lead Educational Specialist, Foundational Literacy, Assessments at Education Initiatives in Bengaluru

Website Education Initiatives


Ei Shiksha



Role and Responsibilities

1.Own and manage research, content and tool development, and assessments w.r.t foundational literacy 

a.Plan, ideate, and execute research to build internal capacity and knowledge on  foundational literacy content and assessments 

b.Build a solid understanding of Ei’s existing FLN products and assessment tools 

c.Create/facilitate high quality foundational literacy content and assessment tools for Ei projects 

d.Lead and manage trainings (internal and external) on the foundational literacy assesment tools 

e.Ensure timeline management, team management for all the project needs w.r.t all stakeholders 

f.Work with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate, educate and coordinate  the project needs of FLN assessment, execution, and analysis 

g.Build and manage client relationships to support complete implementation of FLN projects 

h.Understand analysis and reporting needs for FLN projects, and ensure analyses for the given project and write reports, with a specific focus on foundational literacy 

i.Support/perform data analysis to measure student performance on FLN and unearth learning trends 

j.Maintain appropriate documentation for the project 

k.Travel to the field to evaluate implementation of FLN products and assessments with clients and to understand clients’ work better 

a.Assist in the design, implementation, administration, evaluation, and revision of  foundational literacy content and assessments for projects managed by others 

b.Support in team’s growth and learning needs 

3.Organizational Development 

a.Expand the scope of projects by high quality dissemination- working papers, publications, etc. 

b.Do continuous productlevel analysis to identify strengths and areas of improvement needed for large  scale FLN assessments 

c.Travel for the project needs and document trip reports of the same appropriately


Must have

1.A strong understanding of education, instruction, and assessments, with a specific  focus on foundational literacy 

2.Interest in and understanding of India’s education landscape 

3.Effective verbal and written communication skills and stakeholder management skill

4.The ability to learn fast, and grasp Educational Initiatives’ model and business

5.Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to effectively communicate technical details with individuals from diverse backgrounds

6.The ability to work collaboratively in teams and independently as a self-starter

7.Strong analytical and critical-thinking skills 


Graduate/postgraduate with Language as one of the major subjects 


  • Candidates with 3-5 years of education management, project management or program management experience with relevant experience on FLN projects/ programs
  • Fluent in written and verbal communication in English and Hindi
  • Basic data analysis skills, and basic understanding of statistics

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