What kinds of experiences can I gain?

You would build your experience of the school and community, to enable you to:

  • Do classroom teaching learning.
  • Build an understanding on education bottom up – from the school / village level upwards.
  • Relate to school as a system and the systemic elements that impact its functioning.
  • Understand the inter-linkages of the school with the community, and local governance.
  • Understand the governance, administrative structures of the education system, interact with various departments in the state/district.
  • Understand the need for systemic process for professional development of practicing teachers, participate in activities relating to teacher professional development and support.
Will there be an initial orientation?

Yes, there will be an initial orientation. This orientation will be held after one month of the Associate’s joining.

Where will I stay and work?

You will be based in our District Institutes in the states below:

  • Chhattisgarh
  • Karnataka
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Rajasthan
  • Uttarakhand
Since I will be working in rural India, do I need to know the local language?

Yes, it is very important to be able to read and write in the local language. For example: if you are posted to District Institute, Sirohi, you should be able to read, write and speak in Hindi.

Will I be given an accommodation at the District Institute? How should I search for it?

There is no accommodation provided by the Foundation. Once you move to the block location, you will be provided 10-14 days of accommodation, after which you will need to arrange your own accommodation. Members at the District Institute will provide support for the same.

What will be the compensation and benefits offered to me?

Associates will receive a monthly salary of Rs.36,000/-. Taxes and statutory deductions will apply. Besides salary, Associates are also covered under various insurances like Health, Life and Accident Insurance. Apart from this, Associates are also eligible to allowances such as Relocation and Housing Deposit Assistance (as per organizational policy).

What support will I receive during the first year of my work?

You will have mentors assigned to you for the year, from whom you will receive continuous support.

What are the dates of joining?
  • August 2023
Who do I contact for more information?