Associate, City Alumni Impact

Teach For India

Bangalore, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 02/03/2021
  • Website: teachforindia.org
  • Company Address: , Mumbai, Maharashtra

About Teach For India

Teach For India aims to help all children in India receive a high-quality education by engaging a talented group of young leaders to work in the country’s education sector.

Job Description

 About Us

At Teach For India, we build a nationwide movement of leaders who work relentlessly to end educational inequity. Ten years into our journey we have 900 Fellows who grow as leaders while teaching 32,000 low-income children and a growing movement of 3400 Alumni who work at all levels of the education system. We are the largest pipeline of driven, skilled talent into the educational ecosystem. Over the next 3 years, we aim to keep growing this talent pipeline, supporting our Alumni to have even greater impact and innovating constantly to get closer to our vision. Our work will only be done when we have built a movement of leaders large enough to ensure that every child in India attains an excellent education.

We pride ourselves as being a passionate, idealistic, mission-driven team of individuals. We’re committed to learning towards excellence in our roles and equally to practicing the values that shape us as people. We are an equal opportunities employer and provide compensation and benefits which are at the top of the NGO sector.

Position Summary

The mission of the Alumni Impact team at Teach For India (TFI) is to accelerate the individual and collective impact of the 3000-strong, and growing, Alumni network towards redefining an excellent education for children across India. We intend to realize this mission through a 4- pronged strategy that will involve:

    Fellow Readiness - Ensuring our Fellows are prepared for taking up roles of their aspiration. This includes working closely with the Fellowship program design and implementation teams, understanding what our Alumni and Alumni employers are
    looking for, and using the insights from these sources to recommend program design related changes/reinforcements
    Infusing Talent - Infusing talent (graduating Fellows and current Alumni) into identified areas (e.g. - in and around school systems, organizations, governments at multiple levels) that we believe will deliver the most impact for the education system of the country
    Incubate Alumni - Incubating/Supporting Alumni to enter key roles or launch new organizations within prioritized puzzle pieces, particularly where barriers to entry are high but the potential for impact is large
    Connect and Build Leadership - Fostering online and offline connections among our Alumni with the objectives of nurturing a sense of community & pride, and enabling them to access opportunities for their leadership and growth

The Associate, Alumni Impact, will work on this challenging and inspiring mission in the city. You will be supported to achieve these outcomes by the City Partnerships Manager.

Team Overview

Bengaluru, with its 3352 students across 90+ classrooms in 30+ schools, is entering its 6th year of operations in May 2020! Bengaluru team would allow you to play a part in shaping Teach For India’s future in the city as we expand our impact to children, within and beyond our classrooms. Apart from the high alumni to Fellow ratio (103 Fellows and 300+ alumni), the
rich ecosystem is a great opportunity for collaboration and learning. The Team drives partnerships with school authorities who become an integral branch of Teach For India as stakeholders. The Team creates and leverages a connected network of partners and alumni to build and sustain the movement in the city. It forms the foundation of growth and success of
the Fellows and helps them metamorphose into future leaders of the country.

What Teach For India Can Offer You

1) A challenging yet flexible workplace in which every individual employee’s staff journey is tracked for excellence and leadership development.
2) A work environment in which employees’ holistic well-being is a core priority, enabling people to be their best selves.
3) The opportunity to be part of one of the most established and visionary movements in the education sector in India which is at a pivotal point in terms of expanding its scale and outreach across the nation and working with changemakers across the country.
4) Access to connections and resources from the global Teach For All network that includes partner organisations spanning 56 countries across 6 continents.
5) Remuneration that is competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and a benefits package that includes extensive medical insurance and maternity coverage for both parents

Responsibilities

    Understand proof points for the Alumni movement in the city, and execute the regional strategy that will take us there, in partnership with the Manager, City Alumni Impact, City Director & local Alumni
    Collaborate with the Program managers to implement an integrated plan for Fellow readiness, co-executing key milestones such as Mid-year retreat, internships, BTCP, career fair, etc.
    Support Fellows gain clarity on their career options post the Fellowship by exposing them to prioritized puzzle pieces, functional areas and opportunities within the education sector across these
    Engage with organizations that serve children from the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in the region, by providing opportunities for them to interact with and hire from our Fellows & Alumni
    Provide necessary network & programmatic support for Fellows (& Alumni) who are leading Be The Change Projects (BTCPs) to further their projects continuously, so that:
        they gain exposure to the broader systemic barriers and opportunities
        they strengthen their transferability of skills & competencies
        select BTCPs become ready to apply to incubation programs like InnovatED
    Involve Alumni in our Fellow ecosystem of support such as training, conferences, Learning circles, newsletters, development conversations etc. and also in our recruitment & partnership efforts
    Consistently coordinate regional physical platforms where people from the TFI community & beyond, can network, self-organized workshops, co-create collaborative projects, anchor communities of practice that develop people’s capacities
    Facilitate the on-boarding and engagement of our regional Alumni on TFI Connect, our online platform to connect TFI Alumni around the world
    Maintain an updated Alumni database which tells us where our Alumni are, the roles they play & the health of their community. Leverage this information to amplify the voice of our Alumni and their stories of individual & collective impact

Additional Responsibilities

    Track & report city-level data across Alumni team projects periodically with National teams
    Document, organize & share tools, resources used for the execution of Alumni team projects and contribute to the collective of City Alumni Impact team members across other cities
    Based on need, interest and capabilities Support other organizational priorities like Fellowship Recruitment, Selection, Matriculation, Summer Institute etc.
    Support/lead select city or national projects

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

    Graduate/Post-Graduate in any discipline with 0-2 years of work experience
    Strong belief and alignment with Teach for India’s vision, mission, and theory of change
    A deep belief in the power of collaboration and collective action
    A growth mindset, with an underlying belief, that one’s abilities and competencies can be developed through dedication, practice, and feedback
    Excellent relationship-building so as to foster networks and communities among individuals and groups
    Strong session/event planning and execution skills

Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

    Teach for India Fellowship experience (any city)
    Knowledge of networks and movements for social change
    Proficiency in using data to drive decisions: the ability to identify metrics, analyze quantitative and qualitative evidence to generate trends and hypotheses
    Strong outcome orientation & problem-solving skills to be solution-oriented
    Strong initiative & volunteering attitude with a willingness to learn from others
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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