Udaipur : Azim Premji Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that works to improve quality and equity in school education across the country, with a clear social purpose, of contributing towards a just, humane, equitable and sustainable society. The organization provides opportunities for those with a passion for social change and deep interest in education. Opportunities exist for candidates to join Foundation as Associates, School Teachers or Teacher Educators.
Larger work of the Foundation is around capacity enhancement of government school teachers. Graduates or Postgraduates with good understanding of their subject and passion for school education, and a minimum of 2 years teaching experience can apply as Teacher Educators, in the District Institutes of the Azim Premji Foundation. Candidates with substantial on-field experience in education NGOs may also apply. They will work with government school teachers, helping them build their professional abilities and become better teachers in School Education and Early Childhood Education.
Foundation has established eight demonstration schools. These are located in Dhamtari (Chhattisgarh), Sirohi and Tonk (Rajasthan), Uttarkashi and Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand) and Yadgir (Karnataka) and proposed schools at Barmer (Rajasthan) and Kalaburagi (Karnataka). Here the opportunities exist to join as a school teacher and help students develop as sensitive and engaged citizens. Anyone with deep interest to work with children and having a graduate degree with a teaching degree can apply.
Opportunities also exist for fresh post graduates with fluency in local language. One year Associate Program enables them to get immersed in the realities of education in government schools in rural India and be prepared to work with teachers after one year of program. During this one year, Associates get into guided classroom teaching and develop understanding on nuances of teaching – learning processes and larger education system. Applications for associate’s role are open till 15th April. Students who passed out in 2018 or expected to complete post-graduation in 2019 are eligible to apply. Those who have already participated in this year’s on-campus process won’t be able to reappear. Minimum compensation for the above roles is twenty nine thousand rupees per month.
Saurabh Chauhan, Leader – Field Recruitment, Azim Premji Foundation said, ‘This is a long term career opportunity for the people who are looking for a fulfilling career. It is for those, who want to engage in the change making process on the ground and want to contribute to social change directly. He also emphasized that in Foundation, one can find one of the best work cultures across the sector, which adds to the overall work satisfaction.’ Applications are open for all of the above and can be made online by visiting our links given below.
More information is available at www.azimpremjifoundation.org/career-list for Teacher and Teacher Educator roles. For Associates, aspirants can refer www.azimpremjifoundation.org/campus for more information.