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Assam

Program Associate, Secondary School Program

Published 2022-08-10

Quest Alliance is looking for a Program Associate at our Guwahati office for timely delivery of tasks, on ground implementation of the program and handholding fellows/facilitators and the Partner Teams throughout their implementation journey.

 

Location: Guwahati, Assam

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators.

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training.

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment. We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business.

About the Role

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary schools for the past few years. In 2019, we rolled out a program to build 21st century skills and STEM mind-sets among adolescent girls (grade 8 and 9) from government schools in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland

A program associate will be expected for timely delivery of tasks, on ground implementation of the program and handholding fellows/facilitators and the Partner Teams throughout their implementation journey.

Key Deliverables and Responsibilities:

Programme Implementation and Planning

  • Responsible for supporting the partner team in effective program delivery across Assam, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh
  • Design, plan and execute innovation and experimentation within schools including STEM clubs, District campaigns, etc.
  • Continuous review of school implementation, monitoring the implementation within the agreed parameters.
  • Ensure all feedback from student webinars and events is collected and collated at one place and shared with relevant team members for analysis.
  • Ensure share-out events , ideathon ,hackathon and other events are planned and conducted.   

Focused implementation on Computational Thinking & Career Pathways 

  • Infra Setup: Ensure IT lab audit is carried out and report shared with the respective team.      
  • Ensure installation of digital content and softwares in schools where functional labs are available.               
  • Ensure Scratch bootcamps are planned and conducted at schools                    
  • Ideathon and Hackathon: Plan and ensure the smooth coordination of ideathon, hackathon process at school/ Block/District level
  • Support fellows/facilitators/Partner Team and technology team in organizing and implementing the process effectively with all the students
  • Organise Career Webinars, Local Role Model interactions
  • Organise Career Boot camps at school/Block/District level in coordination with the department 

Training, Content, Capacity Building and Documentation

  • Participate and contribute to Training of Trainers
  • ensure Master Coach implementation in coordination with Departments across the NE States
  • ensure that Teachers regular learnings are shared and adhered the quality of reporting for the handover processes 
  • Ensure the documentation including case studies, photographs, videos of the implementation schools is collected and reaches relevant team members.

Relationship Management – Stakeholders

  • Build relationships with the District government officials, principals and teachers to facilitate smooth implementation of the Program, including liasioning conducting orientations, review meetings, monitoring visits etc.
  • Be part of the planning process for the team to ensure an effective plan and budget is in place and it is adhered to.
  • Understand the overall school culture and environment and identify spaces, processes and opportunities to align the project approach into the school to transfer ownership of the project approach to school stakeholders
  • organize BlocK/District Level teachers & students recognition award 

Reporting

  • Document and share the best practices in the schools for publication in quarterly newsletters, social media and other channels.
  • Provide regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules
  • Documenting and designing plans for following up with selected learners for in depth intervention to encourage them transition into higher education.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of work experience in facilitation of training, workshop or preferably in education Development sector.
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in Assamese and English and working knowledge in Hindi 
  • Open to travel within and outside of the State
  • Ability to train, build capacity of, and manage relationships with new people
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams
  • Ability to use technology and various virtual platforms like Google Hangout Meet, Zoom, WhatsApp, Google Classroom, and other google suite applications.
  • Excited about working with children on life skills and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

 

Know About Quest

Website: https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog: https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

Bihar

Program Manager

Published 2022-08-10

Quest Alliance is looking for a Program Officer at our Patna Office who can lead the programme implementation in Bihar.

Location: Patna

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business.

Role Description

Lead the programme implementation in Bihar which includes work plan, timeline +budget ; Coordinate with the GMU on all deliverables and reporting; Anchor programme implementation in Bihar; Manage the field team, partners and district govt relationship; Develop State level partnership; Ensure implementation of systems & processes at the state office Their work will focus on liaising with the District/State level authorities,  CSOs  and media and They will  lead the quarterly review processes.They will drive the Regional advocacy plan. 

Implementing the State, District, Block and School activities as per program and project  Guideline

  • Ensure state level liasioning and continuous follow up with various bodies including formation and review with SRG, Quarterly Planning and Review with SSA, SCERT, BEPC and Education Department and sharing monthly report.
  • Ensure all program related activities with program officers/associates are being implemented from District, Block and School levels, including Virtual and Physical Training Sessions, Shiksha Ratan Puraskar, Follow up plan, Model Schools, STEM clubs, Bal Sanad, Morning Assembly, Enrichment, Career Sessions, Hackathon, Coding,  Muhim etc.  
  • Ensure contribution in review process, annual work plan, annual budget and program design 
  • District level approvals and their active engagement for all activities as per plan
  • Working closely with the Content and Capacity Building team to provide support in developing content as per requirement of the Program.
  • Piloting and demonstrating with the team in respective schools and Blocks.
  • Make joint visits with PO’s/PAs
  • Anchor School Recognition program

Program  Design, Project Management 

  • Using a consultative approach, support in designing and developing the program in line with the organizational goals, national framework and donor requirement 
  • Support the Programme Lead in Developing the annual goals for Bihar and lead the development of the  annual operational plans 
  • Lead the development of systems to ensure high quality delivery of the program managed
  • Lead, Guide and support team during program review and design processes
  • Conduct field visits to review program progress, sharing feedback as required
  • Support in the conceptualisation in events conducted in the region

Grant Management 

  • Ensure timely and accurate internal financial and narrative reporting to donor  
  • Work in close coordination with the Grant management team for operational planning, review and donor reporting  
  • Liaise with the finance, monitoring and evaluation teams and other teams engaged in the project to ensure timely development and submission of external reports  
  • Support communications with donors and partners in collaboration with the B.D focal point.
  • Ensure smooth coordination with all teams engaged in grant implementation for the project you are leading 
  • Oversee the work of other teams related to the grant managed 
  • Coordinating or organizing the donor visits 
  • Support B.D team  in writing  proposal
  • Represent quest Alliance in Donor meetings and forums 

Efficient Delivery and Program Quality:

  • Work closely with the FAIT team to develop project related budgets and review the reports in a timely manner
  • Call out the M&E requirements to the Impact team and ensure there are systems and process in place to track progress and ensure donor reporting expectations are met 
  • Ensure Budget Planning, Review and Management. 
  • Ensure data management and tracking of all the M&E processes and data with programme team at state and district level in coordination with Research and Impact team
  • Support in the development of the research focus for the state 
  • Work closely with the Communication focal point for print and social  media attention 
  • Ensure the spending is kept within the limits and there are no deviations. Ensure the donor budgets are utilized for their purposes. 

Stakeholders Management

  • Ensure state level engagement with Government and Civil Society organizations including Coordination, review process, ongoing continuous communication such as BEPC, SCERT and Education Department.
  • Ensure district level engagement with Government and Civil Society organizations including Coordination, review process, ongoing continuous communication 
  • Ensure Media engagement at District level and contribute to the Social media presence of the School program.
  • Leading and Facilitating the process to build relationships with stakeholders
  • Be the focal point for the District Officials and keep them informed about the progress of work and plan along with them.
  • Support the Programme lead  in coordination and Liasoning with the Education department at district level.
  • Manage electronic and print media networks at district level 
  • Support and Ensure ongoing management of partnerships with the Education department and other like minded organizations as necessary for effective, coordinated delivery at district level.
  • Represent Quest Alliance in District and state forums and platforms on education and adolescents 
  • Be part of Sector facing Working Group and other relevant networks at district levels
  • Ensure monthly and quarterly reporting of our activities to Education Departments and participation as required in meetings and events

Team Management

  • Ensure that all employees managed  have clear performance objectives and development plans. 
  • Support team member/s with resources that help them build knowledge and confidence to do better
  • Share and ask for feedback regularly and practice open communication
  • Provide Support to team members to understand the nuances of the School program, key Project activities and objectives and also build the organization level understanding and perspective. 
  • Support and build understanding on overall program design and implementation. 
  • Support to plan and conduct field activities and virtual sessions and integrate the school team Curriculum. with Teachers, Head masters and childrens 
  • support the PO’s/PAs to conduct the below mentioned activities with the Block Officials, Teachers and HMs. 
  • Demonstration session on specific curriculum for School teamPlanning meetings  and review meetings at school and block level
  • School visioning exercise
  • Activating Student’s Council and supporting them to create change projects focused on the School program. 
  • Support PO’s for capacity building workshops, Change projects Hackathon, ASRP.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of any other project activities 
  • Coordinate and co-facilitate regular team meetings with PO’s to understand the program realities and provide required support

Reporting

  • Support M & E  team to implement monitoring tools as per the project framework
  • Engage in documentation and reporting of program activities and consolidation of best practices and case studies
  • Ensure the team is adhering to data management plan for School program in Coordination with M&E team 
  • Working closely with the MnE team to ensure documentation of program and capturing of data as per the indicator defined in Work plan.
  • Support program officers to make meaning of the data captured for each school
  • Document and share the best practices in the schools for publication in monthly reports.
  • Provide regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules
  • Use the appropriate M&E tools for reporting on a regular basis
  • Support with the documentation of training/ meeting/ event reports
  • Support coordination of baseline/ endline and other assessments
  • Ensure data is updated in the database
  • Support all reporting requirements such as quarter reviews, annual reviews
  • Participate in team meetings, reviews and staff engagement activities
  • Be available for regular line management meetings and the appraisal processes.

Required Skills & Competencies

  • A Postgraduate degree in Social Work/Education/Sociology/Social sciences
  • 7-8 years of relevant work experience 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Managing remote teams 
  • Have managed teams in the past
  • Have manage and implemented large scale projects
  • Ability to network and build relationship with the Government and partners
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Quest Alliance
  • Open to travel locally and across the country
  • Proficient in MS Office tools and Internet
  • Part experience of working with women and aspects of gender and diversity and inclusion is a good to have
  • Part experiences around using technology for learning would be a great to have

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

Gujarat

Training & Content Coordinator

Published 2022-09-26

Quest Alliance is looking for a Training and Content Coordinator at our Ahmedabad office who can lead  training and capacity building initiatives planned for the internal team, teachers, students and other stakeholders in 13  districts in Gujarat.

Location: Ahmedabad

About Quest Alliance: 

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators. We are a not-for-profit that engages with learners, educators, civil society, government institutions demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training.

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business.

About the Secondary Schools Program

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary school for the past few years. The program was initiated in 2015 with 4 schools. It scaled to 10 states in 2019 with the goal to reach out to 200,000 adolescent girls by the end of three years. The program will work with 8 to 10 implementing partners across 1000 government schools. 

Role Description

  • Lead and ensure timely execution of all training and capacity building initiatives planned for the internal team, teachers, students and other stakeholders in 13   districts in Gujarat
  • Lead and ensure development of content according to the strategy for the programme for Depth and Scale model in coordination with team
  • Ensure development of content strategy and its timely implementation
  • Drive experimentation and innovation strategies within the team of program associates working in each district.
  • Ensure that the work plan is being adhered to and implementation of the programme is being done according to the commitments
  • Ensure that the field visit plans are made and adhered to. 
  • Ensure that the team is looking at the data and decisions are being made accordingly
  • Ensure that the monthly planning and review meetings at the district level is being organized, the Programme Associates are prepared for them and supported to facilitate them

Required skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 4-5 years of work experience, in capacity building related roles
  • Hands-on experience with working on coding/ computational  skills/ STEM and life and career skills for school students
  • Prior experience working in government schools
  • Prior experience of facilitating training and workshops for the govt. Teachers and officials at district/state level
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English and Gujarati (preferred) 
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams 

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

Monitoring and Evaluation Associate

Published 2022-07-12

Quest Alliance is looking for a Monitoring and Evaluation Associate at our Ahmedabad office who will be part of the Knowledge Hub team headquartered in Bangalore and will be responsible for compiling, reviewing, producing and sharing reports to internal/external audiences.

Location: Ahmedabad 

About Quest Alliance:

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators.

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business.

About the role:

You will be part of the Knowledge Hub team headquartered in Bangalore and will be responsible for compiling, reviewing, producing and sharing reports to internal/external audiences. You will be involved in developing the reporting tools to capture qualitative and quantitative data and change stories. Your responsibilities will include tracking changes and evidence based results against targets and indicators of each program and developing recommendations to further improve results or program design. 

As an M&E Associate you will contribute to generating insights (backed by data) to ensure high standards of program implementation.

Responsibilities 

  1. Monitoring and reporting of CG program in Gujarat 
  2. Work closely with program team in the State 
  3. Ensure timely submission of data for the both depth and scale model 
  4. Support Evaluations, Sharing and Learning internally
  5. Provide technical support in Program Strategy development informed by Evidence based learning

The role will cover the following:

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Provide technical assistance and training on monitoring and data collection and reporting to employees 
  • Develop reporting tools of high quality to be administered by employees and Master Trainers to capture comprehensive narrative and quantitative data
  • Coordinate all aspects of project monitoring and reporting ensuring data is of high quality and produced on time.
  • Ensure Program teams have appropriate monitoring and reporting indicators and tools in place, in line with Quest Alliance Strategy and donor grant management requirements.
  • Monitor all project activities and progress towards achieving the program outputs and outcomes.
  • Conduct regular visits to project sites to carry out process monitoring as well as gather feedback from the beneficiaries about the implemented projects and submit detailed reports.
  • Support the State lead in conducting monthly review meetings with team members.
  • Lead on the compilation of the quarterly, half yearly and annual reports.
  • Develop Evidence Based Decision Making systems and train the program team on the technique.
  • Ensure that monitoring and reporting systems, including fieldwork, collection of reports and data entry, are correctly implemented by staff
  • Work closely with the grant management team to synchronize the report

Spearhead Evaluations, Sharing and Learning internally

  • Support in the management of independent and external project based evaluations, such as baseline, endline surveys, including designing & planning for data collection, analysis and report writing in coordination with the Research team
  • Managing qualitative data analysis that gets generated through various media in various channels like LMS, App, discussion forums etc.
  • Support with necessary data to produce documents including case studies, study briefs, impact briefs for use by the team
  1. Provide technical support in Program Strategy development informed by Evidence based learning

Other duties as required.

  • You maybe occasionally required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which compensatory leave will be granted

Requirement:

  • Postgraduate degree/ qualifications in social sciences or related field
  • Understanding of the current M&E trends especially in development organizations
  • Strong data analysis skills (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Knowledge and experience in use of computer-based data analysis packages preferred;
  • Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data
  • Excellent computer knowledge and understanding of various statistical tools and software.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to other locations, as per need
  • An interest to look for newer ways of capturing program impact and learnings
  • Proficiency in Gujarati And working knowledge of English 

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

 

Jharkhand

Education Specialist

Published 2022-05-13

Quest Alliance is looking for an Education Specialist who will be part of the state team with a mission to build a State Led Model in the state of Jharkhand.

Location: Jharkhand

 

About Quest Alliance: 

 

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators


We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

 

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business.

About the Program

The main objective of this program is to make the School a Joyful learning space for building 21st century skills of students to become self-learners. As well as focus is towards whole child development of adolescents.

 

In partnership with BEPC (Bihar Education Project council) Quest is running Anandshala program across 996 Govt schools of Samastipur District. In April 2018, the program expanded to Deoghar, Jharkhand as part of Dasra Education Collaborative and the programme is being implemented with the support of two local partner NGOs having Quest playing the role of technical support and funding. 

 

From 2022 Anandshala is expanding its operations in Jharkhand across 24 districts The programme is intervene in both selected residential and nonresidential schools. Anandshala would be supporting implementation of the Socio Emotional Learning curriculum in the residential schools by providing ongoing support to school teachers, principals and through parent engagement. 

The Education Specialist will be part of the state team with a mission to build a State Led Model in the state of Jharkhand by leading the areas of technical assistance to the state, knowledge management and strategic representation and partnership with the Govt. The Education Specialist will be supporting the communication, capacity building under both Anandshala and Sampoorna program across 24 districts of Jharkhand.

The role will also lead efforts to look after donor reporting, content delivery in school and ensure the implementation of curriculum plans for the year. The role has scope to look into the monitoring & evaluation aspect of the program and will be closely supporting the M&E associate. We are looking for an experienced person who has prior experience of having worked in state led scale up models while having a perspective on the content thematic & Monitoring and evaluation. The role of the Education Specialist will be leading the overall content development, review and the capacity building strategy for different stakeholders in collaboration with the training team and central schools team on learning experience. 

Role Description

Programme Strategy and Implementation

  • Support State lead to develop programme plans in line with the State and Programme strategies, National Education policy and Jharkhand State priorities. 
  • Support to develop quarterly and monthly component wise plans for the teams
  • Orientate the team to larger plan and quarterly/ monthly plan
  • Support programme teams to develop micro plans for execution
  • Support programme teams to ensure implementation of plans based on the stakeholder realities 
  • Be open to understand the challenges of the field teams, rework and redesign the implement plan
  • Enhance understanding and capacity of internal teams for stakeholder engagement and programme execution
  • Support State lead to facilitate learning and reflection amongst team members
  • Seeking stakeholder feedback and reflections,  make field visits and provide support to programme teams on site for programme execution. 
  • Capture and document insights from the field and  incorporate them in program review. 
  • Compile the insights from the field to check what is working and what is not working in the design, inform the design of the programme to integrate the learnings and reflections.

 

Government, Donor and Partner engagement

  • Plan and prepare for donor meeting and calls in collaboration with State lead
  • Participate in internal and external working groups with partners to foster collaboration and larger impact in the State
  • Represent the organizations point of view and navigate through key interdependencies with partner organizations 
  • Will be responsible for all the donor communication and reporting and will be closely working with the Grant team for timely donor report compiling and sharing
  • Share key reflections and learnings from stakeholders and team with partners and donors
  • Work closely with the JEPC & DET Officials at state and be part of all the review meetings. 
  • Participate and contribute in all meetings and workshops, working groups and task force created by the State.

 

Content Development & Capacity Building 

  • Plan and execute the training and capacity building for the internal team and stakeholders for Jharkhand.
  • Work closely with the content & development manager on designing the flow and content for sessions to be conducted both for schools and youth clubs.
  • Developing a strategy for building a pool of master trainers both in the state education department as well as at community level who will take the program approach forward. Facilitate their capacity building process.
  • Design flow for offline events or virtual events – Kishori mela  career days, Adolescent health day
  • Build the processes of collecting feedback and use data to understand content and capacity need

Programme Monitoring – Evaluation and Communication 

  • Streamline the communication process for Jharkhand with communication officers and will play a key role for establishing better coordination among different nodes internally. 
  • Ensure timely execution of communication related collaterals like case studies, videos and documentation with support of District eam and Communications Officers
  • Update reporting platforms for the programmes in collaboration with State lead.
  • Compiling  Annual reports for Jharkhand
  • Finalizing the monthly and Quarterly government reports & Newsletters in coordination with the communications team.
  • Support in organizing programme reflection and review  meetings with support of the MnE team. 

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of work experience, in large scale programme design  & implementation
  • Hands-on experience with working  on Adolescents issues 
  • Prior experience in content development and implementation
  • Prior experience of having worked in state led scale up models 
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Deep understanding of the National Education Policy and State Curriculum Framework
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English and Hindi (preferred)
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to reflect and learn, enhance capacity of teams, and manage relationships with Government , Media &  partner NGOs
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Contact

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

 

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

Karnataka

Communication Associate, Schools Program

Published 2022-08-10

Quest Alliance is looking for a Communication Associate for the southern region, who will anchor communication efforts for Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka.

Location: Bangalore / Hyderabad

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators.

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business. 

About the role:

As the Communication Associate for the southern region, you will anchor communication efforts for Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka. You will be the bridge between the state project teams, and the communications team of the Schools Program.

 Media Advocacy

  • Establish a pool of local media contacts
  • Coordinate with the communications team to have a regional media strategy in place
  • Write well-articulated press releases and media articles, reflecting the programme’s work in the region
  • Make media pitches, and coordinate with media contacts to get press releases and articles published

Case Stories, Testimonials, Impact Films

  • Establish a regular cadence with the state project teams and partners to collect case studies and testimonials which reflect our work in schools and communities
  • Write appealing stories and articles, which build an impact-first narrative, through direct interactions with stakeholders, and/or close coordination with project team members
  • Coordinate with and guide external consultants hired for photo and video shoots, so that they are able to capture impactful stories – be the point-of-contact during field shoots, managing vendors end to end
  • Build a repository of existing communications collaterals (photos, videos, stories, posters, etc.), and regularly add to the repository

Documentation and Reporting

  • Attend all program events in your region, and effectively document the same
  • Collate information about the program across projects, and assist in building collaterals, such as newsletters, brochures, presentation decks, etc. for external and internal audiences
  • Support all reporting requirements such as quarterly Marcom Reviews

Communication Strategy and Social Media

  • Assist the Communication Manager in developing state-specific communications strategies
  • Be responsible for implementation of state-specific communication strategies in each state
  • Be the bridge between project teams and the communications team for monthly social media updates from the region – write social media posts, and ensure coordination with the monthly social media calendar for the program so that the region is adequately represented
  • Work with the communication team to consolidate social media pages and channels across regions, and to implement the consolidation strategy

Others:

  • Guide project team members in writing blogs and articles
  • Assist the Communication Manager in communications capacity-building and training sessions for partners 

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Candidates with a background in journalism or mass communications
  • 1-2 years of experience in journalism, advertising or the social sector
  • Ability to build state-level context to social issues
  • Awareness of communication trends in the social sector
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and visual communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team with the help of the vision provided
  • Experience with scheduling multiple projects and managing timeline 

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

Senior PHP Developer

Published 2022-08-08

Quest Alliance is looking for a Senior PHP Developer at our Bangalore office who will primarily focus on the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators.

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training.

At Quest Alliance, you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development, and Business. 

About the Role:

Quest Experience Lab (QEL) is a multidisciplinary product team at Quest Alliance, that works at the intersection of research, design and technology for learning. It creates cutting edge learning solutions that are enabled by technology, for the education and employability sector. As a team, QEL is continuously working on new innovations using emerging tech in combination with design thinking, to make our products thoughtful, smart and engaging for the users.

QuestApp is our flagship product, and is a digital learning platform developed for students and facilitators to learn 21st Century skills anytime, anywhere contributing to their personal and professional growth. Quest App is built using gamification principles, and is available as an online/offline webapp as well as a mobile app. 

This position will primarily focus on the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. Secondary responsibilities will be Server Administration.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for backend (Laravel PHP) and frontend (HTML, JS, CSS, React/Angular/Hue.js) development
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Build Integration of data storage solutions, MySQL and RDBMS based
  • Create scripts to facilitate client systems to meet performance and objectives
  • Test and develop software for applications
  • Create documentation for software created
  • Utilize source debuggers and write or modify client software
  • Produce results effectively and within the deadlines set

Required Experience

  • 4+ years of core PHP
  • 3+ years of MySQL/RDBMS
  • 2+ years of writing SQL scripts.
  • 1+ year in business intelligence system.
  • 2+ years of MVC framework such as Laravel
  • DevOps experience
  • Must know HTML / CSS / JS / Angular
  • Must know how to optimize code
  • Must have Bachelors in Computer Science
  • Must know Algorithms and strong OOP skill set
  • Ability to read and understand existing code
  • Linux System administration skills and security.
  • Experience with AWS (EC2, S3, ELB, AutoScaling, Security)
  • Experience with CDN / CloudFlare
  • Knowledge of Raspberry Pi, Kotlin, Talend and Superset is desirable.

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are passionate about working to solve challenges in education and employability domain
  • Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and an energetic team player

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Published 2022-08-04

Quest Alliance is looking for a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at our Bangalore office who will be responsible for strengthening M&E systems with the goal of improving program efficiency and design, communicating impact and building a team culture that supports data driven decision making.

Location: Bangalore

About Quest Alliance:

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators.

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organisations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organisation gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business.

About the role:

You will be part of the Knowledge Hub team headquartered in Bangalore. You will be reporting to the Research and Impact Specialist and will be responsible for strengthening M&E systems with the goal of improving program efficiency and design, communicating impact and building a team culture that supports data driven decision making. You will be involved in developing the reporting tools to capture qualitative and quantitative data and change stories. Your responsibilities will include tracking changes and evidence based results against targets and indicators of the Capacity Building program within the Youth ecosystem and developing recommendations to further improve results or program design. 

As an M&E Officer you will contribute to generating insights to ensure high standards of program implementation. 

Responsibilities 

  • Monitoring and reporting
  • Support Evaluations, Sharing and Learning internally
  • Provide technical support in Program Strategy development informed by Evidence based learning

 

The role will cover the following:

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Ensure Program teams have appropriate monitoring and reporting indicators and tools in place, in line with Quest Alliance Strategy and donor grant management requirements.
  • Monitor all project activities and progress towards achieving the program outputs and outcomes.
  • Develop reporting and monitoring tools of high quality to be administered by employees and Master Trainers to capture comprehensive narrative and quantitative data
  • Provide technical assistance and training on monitoring and data collection and reporting to employees and program implementation partners
  • Coordinate all aspects of project monitoring and reporting ensuring data is of high quality and produced on time.
  • Conduct regular visits to project sites to carry out process monitoring as well as gather feedback from the beneficiaries about the implemented projects and submit detailed reports.
  • Lead on the compilation of the quarterly, half yearly and annual reports.
  • Ensure that monitoring and reporting systems, including fieldwork, collection of reports and data entry, are correctly implemented by staff
  • Work closely with the grant management team to synchronise the report
  • Work with the Data team to ensure that the program’s monitoring data and its analysis is readily available to the team in the form of easy to use dashboards/ other visualisation formats

  Lead Evaluations, Sharing and Learning internally

  • Support in the management of internal and external project based evaluations, such as baseline, endline surveys, including designing & planning for data collection, analysis and report writing in coordination with the Research team
  • Managing qualitative data analysis that gets generated through various media in various channels like LMS, App, discussion forums etc.
  • Work with the program implementation team to produce high quality documentation including case studies, evaluation reports, briefing notes based on FGDs, IDIs etc with the aim of improving and communicating program efficiency
  • Organise and lead quarterly share outs with program team based on learning and insights from past quarters  

Other duties as required.

You maybe occasionally required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which compensatory leave will be granted

Eligibility:

  • Postgraduate degree/ qualifications in social sciences or related field
  • At least 2 year of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation with a development organisation preferably with an organisation associated with training and capacity development
  • Understanding of the current M&E trends especially in development organisations
  • Strong data analysis skills (quantitative and qualitative) 
  • Knowledge and experience in use of computer-based data analysis packages such as SPSS and Strata preferred;
  • Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data
  • Excellent computer knowledge and understanding of various statistical tools and software.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to other locations, as per need
  • An interest to look for newer ways of capturing program impact and learnings
  • Proficiency in speaking and writing in Indian languages including Hindi, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam would be an asset

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

 

Know QUEST:

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the team and culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg & Bodh Gaya this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

 

Sending your application:

We request you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications. The interested candidates are requested to fill the Quest Alliance standard job application form which is given here.

No C.Vs will be entertained.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Since we are planning to close this position as early as possible, we will start shortlisting candidates as soon as we receive the applications.

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

We look forward to your application!

Education Technology Coordinator

Published 2022-06-24

Quest Alliance is looking for an  Education Technology Coordinator at our Bangalore office who can provide support in the overall Ed-Tech Strategy, facilitation of online courses for the teachers, facilitating chatbots based learning experience for students, and managing tech platforms at the school level.

Location: Bangalore

About Quest Alliance: 

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business. 

About the Role

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary school for the past few years.The program was initiated in 2015 with 4 schools. It scaled to 10 states in 2019 with the goal to reach out to 200,000 adolescent girls by the end of three years. The program will work with 8 to 10 implementing partners across 1000 government schools.

 The program is looking to work with grades VIII to XII over a period of 3 years. The key thematic areas are: lifeskills, gender, digital literacy, coding (basic and advanced levels), career development. Technology is a key aspect of the program.

We are looking for an experienced person who has worked in the area of education technology earlier with a focus on government school systems. The role of the Education Technology Coordinator is going to be critical in supporting the overall Ed-Tech Strategy, facilitation of online courses for the teachers, facilitating chatbots based learning experience for students and managing tech platforms at the school level. Having good command and understanding of working in Ed-Tech programmes will be beneficials.

Managing Master Coach for Teachers and Student facing digital content on QUESTApp (Learning App)

  • User Management – 
  • Following SOP to register/modify/de-register users on QUESTApp with required privileges for different categories of users – Organization, School, batch, facilitator/teacher, and student/learner management.
  • New content upload and testing: 
  • Support regional tech associates in creating test cases & user journeys for their respective pilots and implementations. 
  • Organizing and updating content on QUESTApp based on project requirements and for customized intervention.
  • Anchor the bug reporting, support and maintenance system with the aspiration to innovate and automate the system considering integration with the Quest Platform ensuring timely resolution.
  • Anchor the upkeep and correctness of data on the Quest platform, such as content upload,  projects, programs, learners, facilitators etc.
  • Development and deployment of LearnPi (Raspberry PI) servers
  • Ensuring LearnPi servers are functional across all centers
  • Assembling and installing QUESTApp/Change Leaders/st course on learnpi servers.
  • Supporting partners to install and activate the learnpi servers at learning centers.
  • Tracking and troubleshooting software and hardware issues.
  • Understanding, tracking, and troubleshooting issues related to QUESTApp/Change leaders Course.
  • To ensure support to regional teams on their tech needs.
  • To ensure zero downtime of QUESTApp/MCT/Change leaders Course at learning centers/mobile app.
  • Guiding Tech Associates on the various Tech related processes and troubleshooting mechanisms. 
  • Creating SoP for Tech support for Secondary Schools/Schools.
  • Manage an inventory of all learnpi’s and do regular checks around their functionality
  • Creating and managing data management tools and dashboards for seamless tracking and reporting.

 

Relationship Management – Stakeholders (Internal and External)

  • Lead the capacity building of team members on tech tools to ensure an equipped team.
  • Be part of State level review from an overall edtech perspective, bringing in learnings from student / teacher facing lens and STEM clubs perspective 
  • Supporting QA’s partners/regional teams to assess and fix issues related to hardware and networking.
  • Working closely with the internal core-tech team to learn about new developments, escalate issues, and share feedback related to QUESTApp/MCT/Change leaders Course for continuous improvement of the App.
  • Planning and organizing Capacity building activities for internal and external stakeholders on QUESTApp/MCT/Change leaders Course, hardware, networking, and other tech tools and platforms.

Product related innovations

  • Keep an eye on new ed-tech innovations and ed-tech trends around the world and develop prototypes for testing these ideas, for their larger integration with the Quest App/change leaders/Chatbot/IVRS Platforms
  • Be part of review and evaluation of Quest App roadmap and align to programme/contextual needs.
  • Participate in testing the product in the field along with the user research team to get proper feedback.
  • Review wireframes and UI development with the design partners.
  • Ongoing work on other piloted innovations
  • Chatbot development and Management
    • New features/development on chatbot
    • Maintain both student /teacher facing chatbot
    • Add a new content stream on Chatbot as per the given flow.
    • Coordination with API service providers
    • Ensure seamless integration with MCT/Change leader’s course and IVRS as per laid down operational process.
    • Ensure data stream pipeline readiness as per agreed MnE framework, which can then be ported for ETL(extract transform and load) and visualization
  • Education first : Travel to field locations to understand the context realities and base all tech related innovations around the same.

Scratch Toolkit Management

  • Manage the bug reporting system and ensure timely resolution of the issues by working with respective teams.
  • Debug issues with the toolkit and contribute to the development of the same.
  • Ensure proper archiving of the code using a code repository
  • Be part of the Scratch Education collaborative(SEC) workshops and contribute to the the building of the Equity toolkit

Edtech Strategy

  • Co-create strategy for the schools team by collaborating with the Technology Specialist and state teams and bringing feedback from the field.
  • Documenting reflections and insights and suggesting a way forward keeping the different moving pieces together.

Team Management  

  • Manage a team of technology associates from various regions
  • Ensure that all employees managed  have clear performance objectives and development plans. 
  • Manage Associates, ensuring that they are clear on the change they are contributing to and on their roles and responsibilities. 
  • Support, mentor and coach the Associates as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work. 
  • Serve as a role model at all times  
  • Coordinate training and other capacity-building initiatives for staff as required 
  • Provide guidance and expertise to the Coordination team as required
  • Ensure human resource policy and procedure is adhered to by team 
  • Ensure staff welfare with support from the People team
  • Ensure that all your team members  have a clear job description. performance objectives, development plans  they receive performance reviews 
  • Support, mentor and coach the team as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work. 
  • Lead the recruitment, induction and onboarding  of new member for your team you manage 
  • Ensure that the team works together to share learning and to exchange skills

Required skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 5-6 years of work experience in ED-Tech related roles
  • Hands-on experience with working on coding/ computational  skills/ STEM and life and career skills for school students
  • Prior experience working in government schools
  • Prior experience of managing online course or Chatbots
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Deep understanding of the National Education Policy and State Curriculum Framework 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English and Odia (preferred) 
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Contact

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more

Education Technology Associate

Published 2022-06-24

Quest Alliance is looking for an Education Technology Associate, who has prior experience in planning and execution of the technical support from assessment to deployment stage of the IT infrastructure and related peripherals, at our Bangalore office.

Location: Bangalore

About Quest Alliance: 

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business. 

About the Secondary Schools Program

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary school for the past few years.The program was initiated in 2015 with 4 schools. It scaled to 10 states in 2019 with the goal to reach out to 200,000 adolescent girls by the end of three years. The program will work with 8 to 10 implementing partners across 1000 government schools. 

The program is looking to work with grades VIII to XII over a period of 3 years. The key thematic areas are: lifeskills, gender, digital literacy, coding (basic and advanced levels), career development. Technology is a key aspect of the program. 

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced person who has prior experience in planning and execution of the technical support from assessment to deployment stage of the IT infrastructure and related peripherals. Your role will be a blend of technical, capacity building and support skills. You will be key to supporting the innovation thought process and contributing to building the ed-tech strategy for the program as a whole. 

You will be responsible for:

  • Tech Support
    • Master Coach for teachers and Student facing digital content on QUESTApp (Learning App)
  • Troubleshooting Technical issues related to QUESTApp/Change Leaders platform, hardware, and networking at the site.
  • Following SOP to register/modify/de-register users on QUESTApp with required privileges for different categories of users – Organization, School, batch, facilitator/teacher, and student/learner management
  • Support pilot testing and implementation in the respective region
  • Working closely with internal and external parties along with the team to build capacity on QUESTApp/Change leaders platform features and management.
  • Chatbot Management & Support
    • New content upload 
    • Maintenance of teacher/student facing chatbot
    • Bug reporting and resolution
    • Ensure data stream pipeline readiness as per agreed MnE framework, which can then be ported for ETL(extract transform and load) and visualization
  • Interactive Voice Response System(IVRS)
    • Ensure 100% uptime of the portal
    • Date pipeline readiness for visualisation and reporting purpose.
  • STEM Clubs
    • Participation in design and delivery of state level hackathons
    • Supporting the selection of partners and material procurement
    • Support in conducting Coding Camps across the field locations.
  • Programme Support
    • Installation and testing of systems in all deployment locations (whether physically or remotely)
    • Creating SD cards for Learnpi server and client devices
    • Quality check of learnpi, accessories & SD card
    • Support in maintaining relationships with vendors / local engineers for maintenance, troubleshooting etc. 
    • Address issues that are logged via a ticketing system and ensure resolution within agreed SLA.
    • Preparing installation manuals and guides for the partner stakeholders to install the software or the programme in the computer systems of the schools.
    • Create a database of vendors for facilitating IT audits, laptops rentals and other IT material provision.

Required skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience, in handling IT infrastructure deployment and support
  • Excellent IT skills and Hands-on experience on coding
  • Is excited about the opportunity to integrate technology into education and other allied areas
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Must have – Basic Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, PHP and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Raspberry Pi board and Raspbian OS Knowledge in MySQL database management
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams 
  • Good to have – Skills in GNU/Linux (Ubuntu and Debian) server management and experience in using Linux bash commands and Cron jobs

Contact

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more

Training Manager, Schools Program

Published 2022-06-24

Quest Alliance is looking for a Training Manager for our Schools Program at our Bangalore office who can help co-create the design, conceptualization, and implementation approach of our Mastercoach for Teachers course in consultation with the state teams.

Location: Bangalore

About Quest Alliance: 

At Quest Alliance, we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest, you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business. 

About the Role

Quest Alliance has been working in the school ecosystem for the past few years. In 2018 we piloted a program to build a life, career, and coding skills among adolescent girls (grades 8 and 9) from government schools in urban areas of Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi and reached out to 5500 girls. Currently, this program has scaled to 11 states covering more than 3 lakh students across 1000+ schools. The program is being implemented through two models, directly by Quest Employees and through implementation partners. Currently, we have 10 implementation partners. This is the 4th year of the program and we are wanting to make a shift towards a teacher-led approach. The idea is to seed some good practices from the program in the school ecosystem and enable the teachers to take them forward. For this, we have designed the MasterCoach training program – a 30-hour blended teacher professional development course. 

About the MasterCoach Program 

The objective is to develop teachers as 21st-century educators. Your role as the training manager is going to be critical to roll out the MasterCoach Program across multiple states. 

MasterCoach for Teachers is an in-service teacher training program to equip them with 21st Century facilitation skills, social capital & a roadmap for their professional growth.

MasterCoach for Teachers is envisioned to work with 2000+ teachers from 9 States this year and make them change-makers in the system to transform the schools.

MasterCoach for Teachers empowers teachers & schools by:

  • Identify one’s own professional development needs and provide guidance and tools to upskill based on the needs of growing children in the current century
  • Set up online and offline classrooms that foster the learning of 21st-century skills
  • Learn a 21st-century framework and its relevance to teaching-learning 
  • Learn and apply NEP / globally recommended teaching approaches suitable to meeting 21st-century learning needs and goals
  • Understand your learners better and learn strategies to engage with different kinds of learners
  • Gain awareness of emerging career options and learn simple activities to facilitate career exploration among your students
  • Explore computational thinking and STEM mindsets and learn techniques to sharpen these skills and mindsets among students 
  • Reflect on the values, mindset and teaching practices of a 21st-century educator and identity your own strengths and areas for development
  • Reflect on gender-based mindsets and learn strategies to have gender-inclusive learning spaces 
  • Lead an action/ change project to identify and address real challenges in your class/ school using skills learnt in the course
  • Know and engage your parents and communities effectively to leverage them as influences and contributors to their children’s education

Key Responsibilities

In your role as the Training Manager you will be responsible for:

Holding the vision for the MasterCoach program and ensuring operational efficiency with quality in its execution

  • Co-create the design and conceptualization of the time-Bound, quality-focused implementation approach of Mastercoach for Teachers course in consultation with the state teams and empower the State teams to transition into a teacher-led model.
  • Perform user research for each of the MCT cohorts and arrive at a resilient, user-friendly course uptake, implementation, and completion model to enhance the relevance of the course for the states 
  • Ensure development and sharing of impact reports, and stories, learning as and when required.
  • Collect active feedback from the state teams on the MasterCoach program experience and course correct the program experience which includes content, technology and pedagogy.
  • Developing state, regional and national events, panels, and narratives to position the course as an enabler building 21st-century educators 

Integrate the MasterCoach strategy into the Systems Change program design for key strategic states  – Program Strategy and Design

  • Karnataka and Odisha are emerging as key strategic states for the program where the education departments are showing a keen interest in the teacher education approach
  • Cocreate a holistic program design with the state teams which empowers the systems change in the state.
  • Contribute to the overall program design and strategy based on the feedback from participants during the capacity-building activities
  • As part of the systems change design, develop a community of practice of teachers to take forward the good practices and become champions of 21st-century education in their ecosystem. This will entail:
    • Developing the concept for the community of practice 
    • Identifying relevant teachers 
    • Having an engagement plan for them 
    • Piloting the approach in Odisha, to begin with 

Bringing in data-driven thinking and decision-making to improve the program implementation

  • Anchor the design of the data dashboard for the MasterCoach program
  • Review the progress data of teachers as they engage with the course and review the reports generated by the monitoring team 
  • Share the insights from the progress report with the state teams and devise follow-up strategies to enhance teacher engagement with the course 
  • Share the data insights in the relevant team forums to help teams understand what is working, what needs improvement and what are the teacher engagement patterns that are emerging 
  • Bring field insights into the capacity-building design and review

Build capacity of state and partner teams to understand the teacher capacity-building approach and execute it 

  • Mentor and build the capacity of the team of school coaches, e-tutors, coordinators, webinar facilitators, and trainers for the Mastercoach for teachers in all states for smooth implementation of the MasterCoach Program  
  • Developing the capacity calendar in consultation with the different state teams. Having an annual, quarterly, and monthly plan in advance and communicating it to all relevant stakeholders 
  • Designing the capacity-building journey for different stakeholders – e-tutors, teachers and headmasters, and master trainers. 
  • This can include a mix of experiential workshops, webinars, virtual engagement, curating a resource library, etc. 
  • Defining the approach to capacity building for the MasterCoach program 
  • Rooting the design in the QA philosophy and self-learning and program objectives
  • Work with state teams to anchor the task forces for the implementation of the MasterCoach program 
  • On-site support to e-tutors and facilitators on supporting teachers in engaging with the program 

Anchor the development of the concept and practice of teacher recognition 

  • As part of the teacher capacity strategy, we want to pilot the teacher recognition program 
  • This will entail developing the concept in consultation with the state teams and executing it across the different states 
  • It will require engaging with the partners to execute this at the district and state level 
  • Compile the good practices identified and ensure a dissemination plan in place for it – state wise

Relationship Building and Stakeholders Management

  • Support the government engagement and relationship-building process for the state leads by helping them position MasterCoach in alignment with state priorities
  • Ensure the growth and development of your reportees by engaging with them in their learning journey 
  • Ensure smooth coordination and communication with the state and partner teams and the other relevant thematic leads 
  • Develop and ensure ongoing management of partnerships with subject matter experts or think tanks and third parties 
  • Be part of Sector facing Working Group and other relevant networks within the organization and outside 

Required skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 7-8 years of work experience, in implementing blended learning content for school-related projects 
  • A comfort working with online learning programs, technology platforms and data dashboard 
  • Hands-on experience with working on coding/ computational  skills/ STEM and life and career skills for school students
  • Prior experience in training development and implementation
  • Ability to handle scale and work in multi-state programs
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in the education ecosystem
  • Relevant education qualifications for handling pedagogy, STEM, and life skills content
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English 
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to train, build the capacity of, and manage relationships with partner NGOs
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams 

Contact

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more

Research Coordinator

Published 2022-02-15

You will be part of the Knowledge Hub of Quest Alliance. This is an interdisciplinary role that focuses on capturing, processing and disseminating insights from the field, keeping the human centered design approach at the core.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Lead or support the design and execution of research projects in the field including work with external consultants 
  • Develop a work plan that satisfies research requirements
  • Monitor and track progress against the work plan on a regular basis through documentation
  • Lead the end-to-end  research process 
    • Conduct desk research to collect secondary data and identify existing gaps;
    • Conduct interviews, meetings, and gather relevant data;
    • Lead and/or contribute to the development of reports and other publications 
  • Contribute to the ongoing process of developing innovative research methods 
  • Work closely with the program teams to gather ground-up stories, field insights, to translate them into knowledge products, round tables, and/or feedback to the program strategy and design 
  • Engage stakeholders in disseminating research findings, co-creating and actioning the next steps to take the research further
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of written pieces and other media-based outputs to be disseminated across various platforms

 

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Can work independently, with minimal supervision and is a go-getter and a great communicator
  • Is passionate about the challenges India is facing in educating its youth population
  • Can deal with ambiguity and proactively explore solutions
  • Highest integrity, maturity and professionalism
  • Demonstrated understanding of the technical areas of research, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Planning and Organizational skills. 
  • Keen intellect with strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated and excellent quantitative skills including working knowledge of statistical packages.
  • A strong interest in working with design research and a commitment to communicate in a succinct, crisp and engaging fashion. 
  • An interest to look for newer ways of conducting research
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written in English.
  • Proficiency in Hindi and/or other regional languages preferred

Contact

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

Due to the enormity of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Orissa

Education Technology Coordinator

Published 2022-05-24

Quest Alliance is looking for an Education Technology Coordinator at our Bhubaneswar office. 

Location: Bhubaneswar, India

About Quest Alliance: 

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business. 

About the Role

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary schools for the past few years. In 2020, we rolled out a program to build 21st century skills and STEM mindsets among adolescent girls (grade 8 and 9) from government schools in Odisha. One of the key areas of QUEST’s work is around building computational thinking among adolescents and youths. In Odisha we intend to work with 1075 secondary schools across 30 districts of the state to enable adolescents building computational thinking and skills to code. 

We are looking for an experienced person who has worked in the area of education technology earlier with a focus on government school systems. The role of the Education Technology Coordinator is going to be critical in supporting the overall Ed-Tech Strategy, facilitation of online courses for the teachers, facilitating chatbots based learning experience for students and managing tech platforms at the school level. Having good command and understanding of working in Ed-Tech programmes will be beneficials.

Role Description

  • Ensure and support on-boarding of teachers on the QUEST App and support all kinds of troubleshooting emerging out of the state of Odisha
  • Ensure that the teachers and students are on-boarded seamlessly to the WhatApp Chatbot and are their quality of experiences are being enhanced, any troubleshooting needs emerging out are being addressed
  • Ensure that the Chatbot is being updated with more answers to the questions and features
  • Anchor the bug reporting, support and maintenance system with the aspiration to innovate and automate the system considering integration with the Quest Platform ensuring timely resolution.
  • Anchor the testing phases for both internal and external users for the Quest Platform.
  • Ensure that the labs set up in schools by QUEST has functional machines with updated  course work and digital content present
  • Ensure that the digital toolkit and content developed and curated by QUEST is being installed across all computers across govt schools of the state
  • To ensure support to the Odisha team on their tech needs.
  • Guiding Tech Associates on the various Tech related processes and troubleshooting mechanisms. 
  • Creating SoP for Tech support for Secondary Schools/Schools.
  • Managing data management tools and dashboards for seamless tracking and reporting. The insights and reports are being shared with the team
  • Lead the capacity building of team members on tech tools to ensure an equipped team.
  • Keep an eye on new ed-tech innovations and ed-tech trends around the world and develop prototypes for testing these ideas, for their larger integration with the Quest App/change leaders/Chatbot/IVRS Platforms
  • Participate in testing the product in the field along with the user research team to get proper feedback.
  • Review wireframes and UI development with the design partners.
  • Innovate around content delivery around IVRS
  • Coordination with IVRS provider and ensure 100% uptime of the IVR.
  • Maintaining the current portal and ensure seamless integration with chatbot as per laid down operational process.
  • Ensure data stream pipeline readiness as per agreed MnE framework, which can then be ported for ETL(extract transform and load) and visualization.
  • Anchor the implementation of hackathons in the schools.
  • Participation in design and delivery of team and state level hackathons
  • Travel to field locations to understand the context realities and base all tech related innovations around the same.
  • Manage Associates, ensuring that they are clear on the change they are contributing to and on their roles and responsibilities. 
  • Support, mentor and coach the Associates as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work. 
  • Serve as a role model at all times  
  • Coordinate training and other capacity-building initiatives for staff as required 
  • Provide guidance and expertise to the Coordination team as required

Required skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 5-6 years of work experience in ED-Tech related roles
  • Hands-on experience with working on coding/ computational  skills/ STEM and life and career skills for school students
  • Prior experience working in government schools
  • Prior experience of managing online course or Chatbots
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Deep understanding of the National Education Policy and State Curriculum Framework 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English and Odia (preferred) 
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams 

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

 

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

Training & Content Coordinator

Published 2022-05-24

Quest Alliance is looking for a Training and Content Coordinator at our Bhubaneswar office to support the overall content development, review, and the capacity building strategy in the state of Odisha.

Location: Bhubaneswar, India

About Quest Alliance: 

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business. 

About the Role

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary schools for the past few years. In 2020, we rolled out a program to build 21st century skills and STEM mindsets among adolescent girls (grade 8 and 9) from government schools in Odisha. One of the key areas of QUEST’s work is around building computational thinking among adolescents and youths. In Odisha we intend to work with 1075 secondary schools across 30 districts of the state to enable adolescents building computational thinking and skills to code. 

We are looking for an experienced person who has worked in the area of training and content earlier with a focus on government school systems. The role of the Training and Content Coordinator is going to be critical in supporting the overall content development, review and the capacity building strategy in the state of Odisha. Having good command and understanding of working in Ed-Tech programmes will be beneficials, the major task of the person will be to develop content for students to build computational skills including coding and design learning experiences for students and teachers.

Role Description

  • Lead and ensure timely execution of all training and capacity building initiatives planned for the internal team, teachers, students and other stakeholders at the district level.
  • Lead and ensure development of content according to the strategy for the programme. In the initial month major focus will be given to the computational thinking and coding skills modules for the students
  • Ensure development of content strategy and its timely implementation
  • Drive experimentation and innovation strategies within the team of program associates working in each district.
  • Ensure that the workplan is being adhered to and implementation of the programme is being done according to the commitments
  • Ensure that the field visit plans are made and adhered to. 
  • Ensure that the team is looking at the data and decisions are being made accordingly
  • Ensure that the monthly planning and review meetings at the district level is being organized, the Programme Associates are prepared for them and supported to facilitate them
  • Identify the CSOs working in each of the district, find synergies and collaborate to work together
  • Support in identifying and building partnerships with non-profits, social entrepreneurs to strengthen the Ed-Tech programme in the state.
  • Conduct policy research in education technology and develop papers for advocacy
  • Serve as a role model at all times  
  • Coordinate training and other capacity-building initiatives for staff as required 
  • Support, mentor and coach the team of Program Associate as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work. 
  • Lead the recruitment , induction and onboarding  of new member for your team you manage 
  • Ensure that the team works together to share learning and to exchange skills

Required skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 5-6 years of work experience, in capacity building related roles
  • Hands-on experience with working on coding/ computational  skills/ STEM and life and career skills for school students
  • Prior experience working in government schools
  • Prior experience of facilitating training and workshops for the govt. Teachers and officials at district/state level
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Deep understanding of the National Education Policy and State Curriculum Framework 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English and Odia (preferred) 
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

 

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

 

Program Manager

Published 2022-05-24

Quest Alliance is looking for a Program Manager at our Bhubaneswar office to lead the intervention in the state by working closely with a team of coordinators and associates.

Location: Bhubaneswar, India

 

About Quest Alliance: 

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business. 

About the Role

Quest Alliance has been working in the secondary schools for the past few years. In 2020, we rolled out a program to build 21st century skills and STEM mindsets among adolescent girls (grade 8 and 9) from government schools in Odisha. One of the key areas of QUEST’s work is around building computational thinking among adolescents and youths. In Odisha we intend to work with 1075 secondary schools across 30 districts of the state to enable adolescents building computational thinking and skills to code. 

We are looking for a Program Manager to lead the intervention in the state by working closely with a team of coordinators and associates. The manager will be responsible for ensuring implementation of all project deliverables. We are looking for an experienced person who has prior experience of having worked in Education programmes while having a perspective on the content thematics (coding/ computational  skills) of the program. The role will also lead efforts to develop content for delivery with students and ensure the implementation of curriculum plans in model schools for the year. The role has scope to review the state curriculum, find areas of integration of the curriculum developed by Quest. 

The Program Manager will be responsible for developing and managing relationships with non-profits, policy makers and govt. Stakeholders at the state and district level.

Role Description

  • Lead and ensure timely implementation of project deliverables across all districts of the state
  • Support the team of coordinators in operationalisation of the content and technology strategy for the state
  • Drive experimentation and innovation strategies within the team of program associates working in each district.
  • Ensure development of content strategy and its timely implementation
  • Work closely with the state govt. And ensure that all necessary permissions are in place.
  • Ensure that the workplan is being adhered to and implementation of the programme is being done according to the commitments
  • Ensure that the field visit plans are made and adhered to. 
  • Ensure that all information related to the visits and achievements in the programme are recorded in the monitoring tools. 
  • Ensure that the team is looking at the data and decisions are being made accordingly
  • Ensure development of all reports, case studies and their timely submission to the govt
  • Ensure that the monthly planning and review meetings at the district level is being organized, the Programme Associates are prepared for them and supported to facilitate them
  • Identify the CSOs working in each of the district, find synergies and collaborate to work together
  • Support in identifying and building partnerships with non-profits, social entrepreneurs to strengthen the Ed-Tech programme in the state.
  • Work with the state in supporting them to build vision and implementation of Ed-Tech  in schools through project management, knowledge sharing and policy changes
  • Conduct policy research in education technology and develop papers for advocacy
  • Ensure that all employees managed  have clear performance objectives and development plans. 
  • Serve as a role model at all times  
  • Coordinate training and other capacity-building initiatives for staff as required 
  • Provide guidance and expertise to the Odisha Coordination team as required
  • Ensure human resource policy and procedure is adhered to by team 
  • Ensure staff welfare with support from the People team
  • Ensure that all your team members  have a clear job description. performance objectives, development plans  they receive performance reviews 
  • Support, mentor and coach the team as part of their professional development and help them to be highly effective in their work. 
  • Lead the recruitment , induction and onboarding  of new member for your team you manage 
  • Ensure that the team works together to share learning and to exchange skills

Required skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 7-8 years of work experience, in implementing blended learning content for school related projects 
  • Hands-on experience with working on coding/ computational  skills/ STEM and life and career skills for school students
  • Prior experience working in government schools and managing programme at scale
  • Prior experience of facilitating training and workshops for the govt. Teachers and officials at district/state level
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in education ecosystem
  • Deep understanding of the National Education Policy and State Curriculum Framework 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English and Odia (preferred) 
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams 

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

 

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.

 

Telangana

Training and Content Officer, Schools Program

Published 2022-09-26

Quest Alliance is looking for a Training and Content Officer for our Schools Program at our Hyderabad office. 

Location: Hyderabad

At Quest Alliance, we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators.

We are a not-for-profit trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the field of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions, and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training

At Quest, you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

Program Content Development

  • Listen and engage with field teams to understand needs around the curriculum, design solutions, and help strengthen content inputs.
  • Collaborate with respective teams to customize content to suit their needs. Also, collaborate with Capacity Building and Technology for inputs and convergence.
  • Review and reflect on the overall program learning journey for its stakeholder with respect to content and feedback on the content development processes.
  • Supporting the logistics during content research, ensuring proper documentation. 
  • Maintaining a repository for the program with student artifacts, reviewing the same, and adding more resources relevant to the program. 
  • Making regular field visits to gather insights about the program experience 
  • Develop evolving learner journey maps over the coming years with respect to weaving different inputs together (Curriculum implementation, Role Model Interactions, Learning Days, Ideathon and Hackathons, and other events).
  • Contribute to developing content for blended or hybrid approaches of work keeping the learner’s needs and ground realities in mind.
  • Contribute to and take interest in STEM Club working groups and more.
  • Document and constantly reflect on experiences and observations to uphold the vision of the program.
  • Facilitate workshops, trainings and more, as a Master Trainer
  • Mentor and create a learning journeys for the school coaches to ensure quality in implementation

Relationship Management – Stakeholders 

  • Visit schools to support facilitators with curriculum planning, delivery of content, monitoring visits, etc
  • Be part of the content planning for the state-wise content task forces and help them in streamlining the curriculum delivery. 

Reporting

  • Document and share the best practices in the schools for publication in quarterly newsletters, social media, and other channels.
  • Provide regular written and verbal reports tracking progress against the work plan and implementation schedules
  • Use the appropriate M&E tools for reporting on a regular basis 
  • Support with the documentation of training/ meeting/ event reports 
  • Support coordination of baseline/ end line and other assessments  
  • Support all reporting requirements such as quarter reviews, annual reviews
  • Participate in team meetings, reviews, and staff engagement activities
  • Be available for regular line management meetings and the appraisal processes 

Required skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 3-5 years of work experience, in content development-related roles
  • Hands-on experience with working on coding/ computational  skills/ STEM and life and career skills/ gender for school students is preferred
  • Prior experience working in government schools is good to have
  • Prior experience in facilitating training and workshops for the govt. Teachers and officials at the district/state level 
  • Willingness to learn and influence prevalent practices in the education ecosystem
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in Telugu 
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other teams

Contact

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

Know About Quest

Website :https://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! – How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day – Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? – see here

Annual All Staff Meet – From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.