India's largest free learning platform
Coordinator - Teaching Assistants - K-12 Category
We are India's largest learning platform. Classroom education in India has stifled many brilliant minds. With Unacademy, India's largest education platform, we are changing that. In a span of 6 months, over 300,000 students have benefited from over 2,400 online lessons and specialized courses on cracking various competitive examinations, on our platform.
We have on board some of the top educators in the country, including Kiran Bedi, India's first woman IPS officer and now the Governor of Pondicherry. With over 2 million views every month,we are touching the lives of people in the remotest corners of the country. Our success stories include thousands of students who have cracked toughest of examinations, improved their ability to speak and write better and increase their knowledge. Our vision is to partner with the brightest minds and have courses on every possible topic in multiple languages so the whole world can benefit from these courses. India is home to 19% of the world's youth and we are empowering them to take on the world in a manner that classrooms will never do.
Unacademy is seeking an agile, thoughtful, and resilient mid-career professional who is driven by the opportunity to contribute to the impact Unacademy seeks to make in the Education space and has long term aspirations to be a leader of a large organization. This person will work directly with the AVP on strategic and operational priorities relevant to our K-12 category. This person will be responsible for managing Unacademy’s teaching assistant fellowship program and ensuring high-quality responses in live classes and out-of-class interactions with learners and their parents.
Roles & Responsibilities
Your primary goal is to manage the teaching assistant fellowship program. This includes, but is not limited to, inducting fellows into the TA program, mapping TAs to top educators, setting up processes for regular interaction between TAs and their educators, assigning TAs to learners, building support systems for TAs to answer queries, managing learner concerns and more.
You will need to define and enforce standards for quality of interactions in both live class and out-of-class environments. It is critical that we have a robust quality check process and ensure that no explicit content makes its way to our learners.
3.Training & Development:
As the TAs will be interacting with young learners, it is essential that they are in a continuous professional development program with regular feedback and training on how they can improve and provide the best quality experience to learners.
Help incubate / refine and run essential systems and processes related to content for the K-12 category. Sense and implement opportunities for process improvement.
What You Can Gain From This Role:
- Senior leadership training
- Opportunity to shape the educational experience for millions of learners
- Experience managing a high-growth category in a top EdTech startup
- Professional effectiveness, including skills such as nimbleness, managing multiple
- agendas, judgement, working under pressure, as well as communication and presence
The ideal candidate will have
- Top-notch education credentials – Degree(s) in humanities fields from leading universities
- 2-5 years working as a head of department in top Indian school, University or coaching institute
- Demonstrable record in training and managing teachers
- High ownership and drive to execute end-to-end projects
- Ability to manage multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced, start-up ecosystem
Unacademy at a glance
Unacademy focuses on Mobile and Education. Their company has offices in Bengaluru. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Unacademy has raised $500K of funding; their latest round was closed on May 2016.