STIR Education: District lead for Chennai

Founded in 2012, STIR Education is a fast-growing international education NGO, headquartered in London and currently operating in India and Uganda. We are supported by 18 of the world’s leading foundations and development agencies, including DFID, USAID, Mastercard, MacArthur, Ikea Foundation, Dubai Cares and UBS Optimus. STIR sees teachers as the solution, not the problem, in addressing the global learning crisis that affects millions of children in across the globe.

STIR’s core mission is to partner with governments to ignite and sustain teacher intrinsic motivation. We do this in order to improve classroom practice and student learning, and in the process boost financial efficiency for education systems. We have grown into a vibrant team of over 100 people working across our offices in the UK, India and Uganda. This cross cultural team has a strong mix of education, business and social entrepreneurship experience including entrepreneurs and former employees of Teach First, Teach for India, Google, J-PAL, Gandhi Fellowship, Booz & Co, Citibank, Nomura and Tech Mahindra.

STIR is seeking to hire District Leads for implementing its program in Tamil Nadu. The position will be based out of Chennai with extensive travel to districts, blocks and schools. The District Lead (DL) role presents an opportunity for the right candidate to create a lasting impact on education in Tamil Nadu. As a DL, you will be responsible for advocating for teachers and the importance teacher motivation; building excellent relationships with District and Block level officials to ensure that they are prepared to lead the SSA-TN and STIR partnership programme effectively in their schools; and creating and acting on a shared purpose to improve teaching and learning.

Detailed JD is here [ District Lead Chennai ]

Interested alumni can directly reach out to Sujan at ssingha@stireducation.org as the requirement is urgent one (rather than applying online)

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