Careers

Careers

Peepul is looking for passionate individuals who are eager to make a difference in the education system. We are on a growth path, and we foresee a wide variety of opportunities to help Peepul grow. The road towards systemic change is a long one which will require dedicated hard work, but at Peepul, we are ambitious and set high standards for ourselves. We are all committed to striving for excellence, and to providing every child with an excellent education.

With a number of opportunities to support Peepul, read about our current openings here.

Current Job Openings

Project Lead, Teacher Training

Project Lead, Teacher Training

Responsibilities:

We are a looking for a Project Lead for the programme who will support and guide the capacity building team to improve student learning outcomes in government schools. He/ She will be working with the team for programme’s development, operations, evaluation and reporting, among other things. The Project Lead needs to be a dynamic and collaborative individual who can provide high quality support to the capacity building team.

Person Specification:
Experience
• Master’s degree in education or a related field.
• At least 8-12 years of total work experience, having spent at least 5-6 years in teaching, training and content development.
• Preference will be given to candidates with NTT, B.El.Ed, B.Ed degrees or to alumni of academic Fellowship programmes like Teach for India
• Experience of having worked successfully in at least one school in an urban, multi-cultural setting, teaching students from backgrounds of socio-economic disadvantage
• Holistic understanding of curriculum for students and teachers
• Strong group facilitation skills, particularly with large groups
• Prior coaching and mentoring experience in education sector will be preferred
Behaviors
• Effective management style that encourages participation, innovation and confidence
• Enthusiasm for taking on a start-up role, in what will be a fast-paced, growing, changing network
• Performance orientation – sets and achieves high standards for self and others
• Flexible and adaptable style, responding positively to changing demands
• Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff within a performance management framework, including professional development and effective management of underperformance
• Ability to develop the leadership skills of others
• Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
• Resilience and motivation to lead the teachers through day-to-day challenges while maintaining a clear strategic vision and direction
• Genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every student
• Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils

Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the academic progress for all the partnered schools.
• Lead content research and development for the training programme.
• Lead planning and facilitation of trainings modules for the teachers and principals enrolled in the programme
• Closely work with the monitoring and evaluation team to measure programme’s impact.
• Partner with the government officials and act as an academic advisor to them.
• Conduct school visits with the principal and provide feedback to improve teachers’ performance.
• Diagnose schools’ needs and mentor training team to improve learning outcomes.
• Ensure timely implementation of classroom observation with a strong focus on execution and quality assurance – including data validity checks, analysis/ interpretation and editorial support.
• Measure team’s progress and determine areas of improvement to provide required support.
• Support evaluation procedures to ensure that assessment of teachers’ performance and progress is accurate and reliable.
• Adapt and improve the structure and materials of training sessions based on feedback by Training Lead and Education Director.
• Produce periodic reports of the training for internal use and for funder reports.
• Closely work with finance team to oversee training budget.
• Plan and execute training for capacity building team’s professional development. • Empower and support the team to drive high-quality implementation of training priorities.

HOW TO APPLY

Internship-Communication,Fundraising

If you think you are street smart and want to do your bit for the society, this might be the opportunity for you – We are seeking applicants who will work closely with our fundraising and communication manager to positively impact the funding pipeline and increase the digital presence of Peepul.

 

This internship is for a minimum duration of two months and can be extended up to six months depending on the performance of the candidate.

 

Responsibilities will include:

• Executing the social media marketing strategy

• Working on proposals, grant writing and research related to fundraising

• Collaborating on development of marketing and communications strategy

We Offer:

• A stipend of 7K-10K based on experience • A mentor assigned throughout the duration of internship, plus one-on-one guidance and coaching.

• Opportunity to take ownership of some of the digital campaigns and get a close insight into fundraising and marketing strategy for a growing non profit

• Opportunity to be part of Peepul’s professional development workshops, whenever held during the internship tenure

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• Must possess strong and creative communication (oral and written), and customer service skills.

• Must demonstrate flexibility, initiative, ability to prioritize and ability to manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

• Strong initiative, creativity, and attention to detail.

• Proficient in using MS Office including Excel

How to Apply:
To apply, please send a copy of your resume along with a covering letter explaining why you are interested in internship at Peepul, to indiarecruitment@arkonline.org, specify that you are applying for internship role in the subject line of the e-mail.

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Job Title: Programme Director, Madhya Pradesh District Transformation Project

Programme Director, Madhya Pradesh District Transformation Project

The role of Programme Director is critical to the success of the District Transformation Project, and to Peepul’s strategic objective of supporting quality improvement in the public school system in India. This is therefore an exciting opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to play a key role in a flagship reform initiative with enormous potential impact. The Programme Director will be a leader of exceptional calibre with the flexibility, tenacity and enthusiasm both to build a high performing, creative team and to establish with government partners a fast moving, high-expectations culture.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working in close collaboration with the Principal Secretary of Madhya Pradesh, the Programme Director will be accountable for the detailed design and implementation of the District Transformation Project in Madhya Pradesh as well as building Peepul’s credibility across India as a leading delivery partner on public school sector quality improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

To lead the detailed design of the implementation roadmap and build a broad coalition of support around the programme objectives.
• Work with senior government stakeholders, Peepul’s senior leadership and Advisory Board to finalise the strategic design and development of an implementation plan
• Build consensus within all levels of government around a common vision and set of objectives; secure state funding for reform activities where appropriate
• Define success metrics and growth aspiration for the project and communicate effectively with all stakeholders to translate this into a multi-year state engagement across multiple districts

To manage best-in-class project implementation.

• Plan and sequence the implementation of this project at-scale, in close coordination with Peepul’s education and training team, and in consultation with MP field team
• Leverage Peepul’s work on exemplar schools to transfer codified best practices to the MP context
• Create effective workplanning and management systems to ensure work remains on track and effectively prioritised, including regular strategic reviews to keep the project design fit for purpose
• Develop systems to ensure the effective use of data across the programme, developing appropriate tracking metrics to ensure high-quality implementation and identify areas for course correction and learning
• Work with in-house M&E team and external experts to develop appropriate project evaluation tools, including rigorous academic assessment where appropriate

To build an effective and sustainable delivery architecture, including a high-performing team and strong public, private and non-profit partnerships.

• Recruit, support, line-manage and develop a high-calibre delivery team. Effectively work in a matrixed environment with education specialists, subject matter experts and field staff
• Develop and maintain strong operational relationships with government partners, providing leadership and putting in place mechanisms to support collaboration and cross-organisational working.
• Design and build effective, fully aligned partnerships to leverage external expertise where appropriate given Peepul’s in-house skill-set
• Build capacity within government teams to ensure ongoing, sustainable organisational self-improvement after the formal end of the project

 

HOW TO APPLY

Technology Associate

Technology Associate

Peepul is hiring a Technology Associate and the duration of the project will be one year and may be extended based on the requirements of the project. The Technology Associate will report to the Project Lead and will be responsible for conducting data analytics to provide necessary insights and also provide insights for technology design improvement.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in IT, data analytics or a related field.
• At least 3-4 years of total work experience, with preference for candidates with experience working in education.
• Prior experience of creating dashboards on any platform.
• Experience managing large-scale data sets and working on data analysis platforms.
• Advanced knowledge of Excel and other MS Office applications.

HOW TO APPLY

Project Associate: Joint project between Peepul and DCPCR

Project Associate: Joint project between Peepul and DCPCR

Peepul is hiring two Project Associates to work with the Peepul PMU in collaboration with DCPCR and deliver on the objectives of this project. The duration of the project will be one year and may be extended based on the requirements of the project. The Project Associates will report to the Project Lead and will be responsible for conducting secondary research, stakeholder consultations, and data analysis, among other things.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in education, sociology, social science, or a related field
• At least 3-4 years of total work experience, with at least 2 years working in education or in research
• Experience of working and interacting with government

HOW TO APPLY

HR Officer

HR Officer

Reports to: CEO
Location: New Delhi, India
Start date: March 2019
Salary: Commensurate with experience

We are looking for an HR officer, who will carry out all duties related to Human Resources for the organisation.

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Primary Teacher - Location: South Delhi

Primary Teacher

Reports to: Academic Coordinator
Location: South Delhi
Start date: April 2018

Our primary teachers are a core part of Peepul’s school network in India. They make the education of their pupils their first concern and commit to do whatever it takes to help each child achieve their full potential. Peepul teachers need to be warm and approachable to the child and the parent. They need to be prepared and organised to teach their lessons in a clear and structured way to enable students to make progress in every lesson, regardless of each student’s starting point.

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Programme Analyst - Location: South Delhi

Programme Analyst

Report to: Programme Manager
Location: New Delhi, India
Start date: Immediate

Programme Analyst will hold a variety of responsibilities related to the writing, research, analysis, and supporting programmatic activities. Key responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

 

  • Reviewing relevant literature to develop position papers, briefing notes, fact sheets on pertinent topics related to Peepul’s work in the areas of PPPs and teacher training
  • Analysing data from the school information system to create high-quality impact reports for supporting board level reviews, creating grant applications and for external communications
  • Representing Peepul and be a visible part of a successful organisation at forums involving stakeholders such as other non-profits, foundation and government agencies
  • Identifying key media stakeholders (print and digital) and engaging with them positively and consistently
  • Maintaining effective systems and processes to ensure that all communications are of high quality and consistent message and style
  • Developing brochures, posters, infographics, print and digital collateral material as required.
  • Creating content for the website and social media channels including social media campaigns, case studies and email reports. Working with the programme manager to develop a digital engagement strategy, with a clear schedule for continuous website updates and social media activities
  • Providing additional operational support in coordinating elements of the school operations and organizing fundraising and advocacy events as required
HOW TO APPLY

Teacher Coach, Teacher Training

Teacher Coach, Teacher Training

Location: New Delhi
Start date: Immediate

Peepul’s Capacity Building Programme in collaboration with the government aims to build the capacity, skills and mindsets of teachers to teach more effectively and create a positive learning environment for students in the classroom.

We plan to give our participant teachers an opportunity to engage more deeply with the training content through classroom observation, coaching and real-time practice in their own classrooms. The teachers will be fully equipped and motivated to try out new pedagogical tools and offered further guidance and support during implementation throughout the two years of the programme. We will also support school leaders to guide their teachers to deliver teaching at a high quality.

HOW TO APPLY

School Mentor, Teacher Training

School Mentor, Teacher Training

Location: New Delhi
Start date: Immediate

Peepul’s Capacity Building Programme in collaboration with the government aims to build the capacity, skills and mindsets of teachers to teach more effectively and create a positive learning environment for students in the classroom.

We plan to give our participant teachers an opportunity to engage more deeply with the training content through classroom observation, coaching and real-time practice in their own classrooms. The teachers will be fully equipped and motivated to try out new pedagogical tools and offered further guidance and support during implementation throughout the two years of the programme. We will also support school leaders to guide their teachers to deliver teaching at a high quality.

HOW TO APPLY