Job Opportunity For Program Manager At Teach For India In

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Website Teach For India


As an Instructional Coach:

  • Managing & coaching a group of approximately 16-20 Year 1 and Year 2 Fellows to achieve ambitious student outcomes in their classrooms and thereby build leadership skills.
  • Helping Fellows understand their children better – the gap to grade, their context, the impact of their current reality, and their role in shifting this.
  • Providing feedback on daily lesson plans, weekly plans, unit plans, assessments, etc. 
  • Observing Fellows in their classrooms to understand teacher proficiency, student learning, and classroom culture.
  • This is usually followed by debriefs to drive reflective practice and strengthen Fellow execution. 
    As a People Manager:
  • Setting up strong performance management systems for their Learning Circle towards ambitious goals.
  • Creating differentiated support plans based on the needs of Fellows.
  • Building a robust pipeline of talent toward our puzzle pieces within and outside the organization.
  • Driving engagement, growth, and retention of team members to successfully graduate from the Fellowship.
  • Maintaining positive school relationships and working closely with School Relations and Government Relations vertical for effective day to day problem-solving. 
  • Engineering and overseeing a monitoring and evaluation system, coupled with strategic direction, to guide our abilities to continuously improve.
    As a Culture Builder:
  • Building and executing a robust culture  strategy for the Fellow team aligned to the Three Commitments of Leading Self, Others and India and core values.
  • Facilitating and enabling shared learning, support, and strong self and peer accountability within the Learning Circle and School Teams.
    As a Manager at Teach For India:
  • Contributing to the team goals and priorities beyond individual goals and priorities.
  • Serving as an ambassador of the Teach For India brand and an advocate for our work and for educational equity in our country through both internal and external communication after committing time in our classrooms to understand our work more deeply.
  • Supporting with key organizational priorities like Institute, Selection, Volunteer Management.
  • Clarifying and reinforcing adherence to organizational and school policies, practices, and procedures within their Learning Circles. 

Minimum Qualifications, Experiences and Expectations:

  • 2-5 years of professional experience, teaching experience mandatory within that. 
  • Fellow Applicants must have at least 90% student attendance, 60% of kids scoring 35% in Math (applies to SST and Science) and 50% students making growth to bridge the gap to grade. 
  • Alumni applicants should have 90% student attendance if they have taught in person, 60% of kids scoring 35% in Math (applies to SST and Science) and 50% students making growth to bridge the gap to grade or any other such valid demonstration of student learning and mastery. 
  • For External Applicants, teaching experience is mandatory.
  • Experience in driving operations in high pressure, goal driven environments.
  • Experience of having collaborated effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups.
  • Experiences and examples of having taken initiative in the past.
  • We want to hear your unique voice and perspectives through the process, hence all applicants are expected to personally author statements of purpose/essays in the application form.
  •  Sole use of AI or Chat-GPT based tools may lead to disqualification from the process.


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