An official employment notification has been released by Azim Premji Foundation calling out for online applications from eligible postgraduates, graduates and doctorate degree holders for recruitment as Associates.
- Postgraduate or
- engineer or
- MPhil or
- PhD and have a passion for school education
As an applicant, you need to have proficiency in the local language. Postgraduates in Biology, Chemistry, English, Geography, Hindi, History, Kannada, Mathematics, Political Science, Physics or Tamil are eligible to apply. Engineers must have the interest to work in Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics.
What is the use of joining as Associate in Azim Premji Foundation?
Joining as an Associate will 'help you develop a deep understanding of what education really means and the ability to help schools in improving the quality of education imparted.' As an Associate you will not only get closer to the teaching paradigm, but will also get a chance to give your contribution for its enhancement.
Associates will be required to work in the districts (block level) of Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.
The selection to the post of Associate is based on a written test and interview.
The last date to apply is 26 May 2017.
About Azim Premji Foundation
According to the official website, Azim Premji Foundation is a not-for profit organisation that has been working for more than a decade now towards making deep, large scale and institutionalised impact on the quality and equity of education in India, along with related development areas.
Any large scale educational change requires significant and sustained effort over many decades and can only be achieved through working at multiple levels as well as on several areas simultaneously. The Foundation today works in 8 states, which together have more than 3,50,000 government schools.