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Curriculum and Assessment Manager

  • New delhi,
Apply by 25 August 2022
Description

Key responsibilities


To lead project design, piloting, and implementation of interventions towards

academic reforms

• Taking the lead on the Academic Content and Learning workstream within the programme.

• Designing, piloting and facilitating the development of assessment tools (formative

and summative), rubrics and remedial interventions in collaboration with

government counterparts.

• Leading the pilot of interventions, documenting learnings and evolving the design to

have greater impact at scale.

• Work with senior government stakeholders and organisation's leadership, to support the design, development, and implementation of key projects / interventions, as part of

the larger programme.

• Define success metrics and growth aspiration for their projects/ interventions, and

communicate these effectively with all stakeholders.

• Work with in-house M&E team and external experts to develop appropriate project

evaluation tools, including rigorous academic assessment.

• Applying content knowledge and classroom experience in developing the

interventions that will lead to shifts in teacher mindset, knowledge and practice


To manage best-in-class project implementation to ensure impact

• Own and drive the implementation of their projects at-scale, in close coordination

with organisation's education and training team, and in consultation with Program

Manager(s) and Program Lead(s)

• Leverage Peepul’s work across programmes to transfer codified learnings to

their work.

• Create effective work-planning and management systems to ensure work

remains on track and effectively prioritized.

• 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.

• Facilitate sessions (e.g. training, focus group discussions, learning circles) with

teachers, school leaders, education officials as required on assessment and

competency based teaching.

• Potentially manage 1-2 associates and provide guidance/review on their deliverables


To be a strong team collaborator, manage cross-functional relationships and engage

effectively with key government stakeholders

• Foster a positive and collaborative culture of trust and high expectations in the team

• Collaborative effectively with education specialists, subject matter experts and field

staff

• Develop and maintain strong operational relationships with government partners,

putting in place mechanisms to support collaboration and cross-organisational

working

• Design and build effective, fully aligned partnerships with other education non-profits

and agencies, to leverage external expertise and resources where appropriate

• Build capacity within government teams to ensure ongoing, sustainable

organisational self-improvement after the formal end of the project



Person Specification


Experience:

• 3-6 years of classroom teaching experience or working in curriculum

development/assessment space preferably at the primary level. An education degree in

Education is preferred.

• Experience in educational assessment, planning and implementing data driven

instructional interventions and remediation would be preferred

• Strong track record of success in managing projects with multi-functional teams in

complex, fluid situations. Demonstration through previous experience of this in either

the corporate sector or development sector.

• Experience of working in government systems and awareness of education structures in India would be preferred.

• Extensive experience of collaborating and partnering with senior internal and external

stakeholders, including senior political figures, and communicating to a variety of

audiences.


Skills and Knowledge:

• An appreciation for education overall, and specific areas of expertise in education (e.g.

primary school curriculum, assessment and remedial interventions, etc.) would be

preferable

• Extremely strong analytical skills and good judgement, able to lead and manage project

design and implementation.

• Ability to create technical documentation and liaise with both tech and non-tech

stakeholders effectively

• Competent in data visualization and presentation

• Strong research instinct, ability to gather information, examine perspectives and create

synthesized solutions/recommendations

• The intellectual creativity and innovation to develop pragmatic solutions to operational

challenges as they arise, while maintaining focus on strategic goals.

• Exceptional stakeholder management skills with the ability to build strong relationships

with a wide range of individuals in public, private and non-profit sectors. 

• Effective leadership and interpersonal skills, to be able to foster a strong organisation delivery team and to work with public sector colleagues and associates with a consultative and collegiate decision making style.

• Bias to action, with an ability to step back and see the larger picture

• An ability to work successfully under pressure with the capacity to manage competing

priorities and deliver to deadlines.

• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills, to ensure the goals and

operations of the project are well understood across all stakeholder groups


Personal attributes:

• A passion for education and a genuine commitment to organisation's mission and values.

• The tenacity, flexibility, and resilience to adapt rapidly to changing priorities in a

fastmoving, complex environment.

• High levels of personal impact with the ability to command the respect of wide range of senior stakeholders.

• Significant personal drive, energy, ambition, and enthusiasm.

• 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 




Functional details:

Curriculum Development

Assessment Development

Education

Program Management

Stakeholder Management


SDGs


Job openings


Location
Open positions

New delhi

1

Salary range (Annual CTC)
00 - 00
Role Type
senior level
Job Type
full time


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Prefered candidate details


REQUIRED YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

8

Notice Period

1 months

Skills
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Bachelor's degree


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