Job Title: Head of Programmes
Employment Type: Permanent, Full time, 6 days a week Reporting to: CEO
Application Deadline: 22nd February 2017
Apni Shala Foundation is a young and vibrant organisation having its roots in the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. It was started by 3 TISS alumni in 2013. The organisation has been working towards providing the best experiential learning platforms to children from low income communities with the aim to develop life skills. Apni Shala’s vision is to equip all children with the attitudes and skills they need to bring about positive change in themselves and in society.
Apni Shala has engaged more than 4500 children in Mumbai and across the country, and has offered life skills education programmes to over 30 schools and organisations. Our core programmes are aimed at engaging children, parents and teachers. Apni Shala is funded by institutional grants, individual donations and other revenues.
Apni Shala envisions providing access to fun filled, creative and experiential life skills education to all children across the age group of 9 to 15 years, from vulnerable backgrounds. The Head of Programmes plays a major role in realizing this vision. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Head of Programmes will be responsible for the development and management of children and teachers’ programmes at Apni Shala. This will include overseeing the coordination and administration of all ongoing programmes including planning, designing, staffing, leading and organizing programme activities.