Azim Premji Foundation Schools 2017 Teachers Associate Program online recruitment of freshers

Are you searching for teaching opportunities for post graduate freshers and engineers? Azim Premji Foundation has issued a recruitment notification for hiring qualified fresh post graduates and engineers to be part of the one year Associate program, after which they can become teacher educators too. Know the eligibility requirements from this article.

Azim Premji Foundation, which works towards providing quality education in India, invites applications from qualified candidates who are fresh post graduates in specific subjects (refer to eligibility criteria below) and graduate / post graduate engineers having a passion for teaching to work with teachers as Associates. The aim of the one year associate program is to give you the avenue to become a Teacher Educator and those selected will have the opportunity to take up full time jobs with Azim Premji Foundation.

The job profile

Through your work as an Associate you will be responsible for assisting in improving the quality of education at the school level. Working in tandem with teachers, you will develop learning modules for children and help in raising the level of teaching. This will involve doing in-depth research on various aspects of classroom teaching and the overall process of learning.

The perks

You will receive a monthly gross salary of Rs. 27,000/- per month. Those with M.Phil. /Ph.D. qualification will get a slightly higher salary than this amount, it being finalized later duirng the selection process.

The eligibility criteria

  1. Educational qualification:
    • You should be a Post-Graduate in any of these subjects: Biology, Chemistry, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Kannada, Mathematics, Political Science, Physics or Tamil. The completed PG course in the subject should be a full time recognized one.

    • Those in the engineering field should have a B.Tech. / M.Tech. recognized qualification. The completed course should be a regular full time one. You should be keen on working in the field of Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics.

    • Those with M. Phil. / Ph.D. qualification should have the requisite degree in Sciences or Social Sciences or Languages.

    For all of the above, you should have completed the course in 2016 or will be completing it in 2017.

  2. Language skills: You must be proficient in the local language of your place of work.

  3. You should be willing to take up work at the Block level (Taluks) in the Districts of: Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.

The initial work

At the initial stage of the Associate program, you will be assisting a teacher to develop effective teaching abilities. You will get a first hand insight into what goes into the entire teaching-learning process. In order to be able to contribute to it in a positive way, you will need to do good prep work, learn about the issue involved, about the school itself, etc.

While the above work will take up about 80% or your time, the remaining 20% will be devoted towards supporting the Teacher Professional Development programs at District Institutes (DIs). This will involve working as an apprentice to senior members of the program and organizing fruitful workshops & other similar events.

Once you have successfully complete the one year Associate Program, you will will continue to work at a DI and be fully involved with the entire school & community system.

How to apply

Submit your application in online mode only here: Campus Application 2017

Contact information

For any queries you can call: 1800-274-0101 (Toll free number), Monday to Friday (except on weekends and public holidays), between 9a.m. to 5p.m.


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