India's largest free learning platform
Fellow - Teaching Assistants Program - 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 early-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 TA Coordinator on strategic and operational priorities relevant to our K-12 category. This person will be responsible for managing learners’ experience on live classes by providing solutions to doubts and acting as a mentor to a group of students, providing regular feedback to the learners and their parents on their progress and development opportunities.
Roles & Responsibilities
Live doubt solving:
1.You will be mapped to a top educator and will be expected to
shadow all of their classes online and handle all live queries that arise during these
sessions. For out-of-class doubts, you will be expected to answer queries or coordinate
with your TA fellows to provide answers to learners
Play the role of a class teacher to a set of learners, by monitoring
their performance on the Unacademy platform and providing regular feedback to the
learner and parents on areas of improvement. Additionally, this role will involve acting as
a counselor to students, talking them through any personal or academic concerns they
What You Can Gain From This Role
- Quality teacher training experience and continuous professional development
- Opportunity to shape the educational experience for millions of learners
- 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 education field from leading universities
- 0-2 years working as a teaching assistant in a top school, university, or coaching class
- High ownership and willingness to learn
- Ability to manage multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced, start-up ecosystem
Contract (One-year fellowship to be converted to full-time position
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.