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  • Delhi


Position: Quality Education Coordinator

Position: Education Coordinator

Location of the position: Delhi

Last date of Application: 30 May 2019

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About the organization:

The Rainbow Homes Program – ARUN – aims to protect, care for, educate and empower our most disadvantaged children. These include children who live on city streets; orphaned, abandoned, and violence-affected children; working children; children of farmer suicide and starvation families; and children of sex workers. We strive to ensure that these children access their rights in loving, open and safe residential care homes in government schools and buildings; and for them to grow into happy, responsible and caring citizens. For more information, please visit

About the Position:

The Education Coordinator is part of the multi- disciplinary team of Rainbow Homes at State level. She/he works in close coordination with homes, partners & peer group within Rainbow Homes reporting directly the to State Program Manager. The position is open for RFI-Delhi.

The Education Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring quality and comprehensive education for children in the Rainbow Homes. We look not just to improved academic performance, but also critical thinking, scientific temper, emotional strength, empathy and compassion, responsible citizenship, and social understanding. She/he will be in charge of the over-all comprehensive education programme for all children that is followed in the homes, ensuring all facilities are in place and functional, ensuring suitable educators are available in each home and a system of need-based teaching/learning is in place and is being followed. The Education Coordinator also interacts with the schools where children are admitted and engages with the authorities in evolving creative solutions for the benefit of children.

Key Responsibilities

Provide planning support to educators and direct implementation team for quality education in line with the organisation’s education strategy and values support implementation of plans

Help develop lesson plans for both academic and life education components of the design

Monitor and track the progress of children and take decisions for course correction if needed

Design & implement education programs, tools, methods, courses for Rainbow Home children

Ensure comprehensive academic plan is prepared for every child in Rainbow Homes

Encourage & strengthen talent mentoring programme within the homes

Establishing linkages with various resource agencies to provide academic support and recreational opportunities

Establish knowledge banks/libraries in each home and establish strong system to operationalise the same

Organise regular capacity building of the teachers in Rainbow homes and other team members implementing different aspects of education

Ensure academic plans for children for long vacations

Identify & train set of volunteers to support in conducting remedial & subject specific teaching classes

Drive impact assessment; identify areas of improvement and improvise effective delivery methods

Follow ethical and value frame work of the organisation while working with diverse stakeholders

Required Qualifications and Competencies:

A demonstrable commitment to and understanding of education not just as improved academic performance, but also critical thinking, scientific temper, emotional strength, empathy and compassion, responsible citizenship, and social understanding.

Formal training in school education, such as a post-graduate/Graduate + B. Ed. with 8 years’ experience or M. Ed. with 4+ years’ experience in the area of Education/ School/Development Studies.

Experience in developing lesson plans and tracking educational progress and learning outcomes

Empathetic, sensitive to needs of disadvantaged children and have high integrity

Should be academically inclined, believes in life-long learning and remains educationally updated

Experience of conducting trainings, developing curriculums, designing teaching methodologies

Ability to organise development programs for the teams and teachers in the area of education

Ability to work with diversified teams and a good team player

Willingness to travel as required by the program needs.

High quality of written and verbal communication skills

Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently & managing emergency situations

Proficiency in English and Hindi is essential

Salary: The salary package would be Rs.40,000/- commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates, preferably Women, (Candidates from SC, ST and minority communities are encouraged to apply) meeting the above criteria are requested to submit their application along with a covering note to; on or before the closing date.

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