Opportunities @ Shiksharth

 

PROJECT COORDINATOR – SCIENCE EDUCATION

As part of our focus on improving the quality of education in the region we are working on Project Jigyasa— Promoting science education through innovative hand-on experiences and helping the children get out of the fear of Science. In the last 2 years we have engaged with around 1000 children and developed modules which are based on using low–cost resources and contextual examples. Yet a lot needs to be done. And we are looking for passionate innovators to take this journey forward and make a difference to the lives of tribal children through science.

LOCATION: SUKMA, CHHATTISGARH

Competitive Remuneration will be based on qualification, experience and performance. Minimum one year commitment is expected from the applicant.

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates are requested to send the given below documents to info.shiksharth@gmail.com by 20th November,2017:
Letter of Motivation/ Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae(CV)

 

 

 

Roles and responsibilities

 Design and implement science workshops in alignment with state curriculum.
 Collaborate in designing curriculum and content which are fun and experimental.
 Conduct workshops with children in government schools.
 Design, develop and implement engagement plan and roadmap of the work
 Documentation and reporting of progress, outcomes, gaps, best practices, on ground case studies
 Prepare interventions and controlled trials based on data collected and analyzed

Who fits in?

Education and other qualifications
 Minimum education qualification – Graduate in science ( B.Sc/M.Sc, B.Tech/M.Tech )from a reputed institute
 Experience in classroom teaching or any other relevant experience in curriculum and content development, government relations/set ups , school leadership, teacher development, community engagement, child engagement will attract higher remunerations and benefits will be added advantage.

Desired Competencies and skills:
 Creative with working with children. Managing teaching and learning process of children
 Passionate about working with children and in school education
 Believer in the power of small change
 Patience, perseverance and humility to work in rural areas
 Willing to adapt to different cultures and eco- system
 Willingness to learn
 Effective project management and time management skills
 Excellent written and oral communication skills
 Proficiency in written and spoken Hindi is important

What is in it for you?

Working in a tribal/rural region is our best pitch to offer to anyone who wants to understand Indian education inequity along with how the social context of education overpowers the technical solutions we offer. We believe in moving out of our comfort zones to really make an impact.
 Experience of working closely with government and rural communities
 Understand powerful role of community and use of existing wisdom in public education system.

 

 

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