FAQs

What kinds of experiences can I gain?

You would build your experience of the school and community, to enable you to:

  • Do classroom teaching learning.
  • Build an understanding on education bottom up – from the school / village level upwards.
  • Relate to school as a system and the systemic elements that impact its functioning.
  • Understand the inter-linkages of the school with the community, and local governance.
  • Understand the governance, administrative structures of the education system, interact with various departments in the state/district.
  • Understand the need for systemic process for professional development of practicing teachers, participate in activities relating to teacher professional development and support.
Will there be an initial orientation?

Yes, there will be an initial orientation. This orientation will be held after one month of Associate’s joining. This orientation will be held at one of our Field Institutions.

Where will I stay and work?

You will be based in our District Institutes in the states below:

  • Chhattisgarh - Bemetara and Dhamtari
  • Karnataka - Kalaburagi and Yadgir
  • Madhya Pradesh - Kargone
  • Rajasthan - Banswara, Barmer and Sirohi
  • Telangana - Sangareddy (Early Childhood Education only)
  • Uttarakhand - Almora, Chamoli and Pithoragarh
Since I will be working in rural India, do I need to know the local language?

Yes, it is very important to be able to read and write in the local language. For example: if you are posted to Sirohi district institute, you should be able to read, write and speak in Hindi.

Will I be given an accommodation at the District Institute? How should I search for it?

There is no accommodation provided by the Foundation. Once you move to the block location, you will be provided one week of accommodation, after which you will need to arrange your own accommodation. Members at the District Institute will provide support for the same.

What will be the compensation and benefits offered to me?

Associates will receive a monthly salary of Rs.31,000/-. Taxes and statutory deductions will apply.
Besides salary, Associates are also covered under various insurances like Health, Life and Accident Insurance.
Apart from this, Associates are also eligible to allowances such as Relocation and Housing Deposit Assistance (as per organizational policy).

What support will I receive during the first year of my work?

You will have mentors assigned to you for the year, from whom you will receive continuous support.

What are the dates of joining?

July 2020

How do I contact for more information?

You can write to associate@azimpremjifoundation.org for any further information.

Phone: 

Chhattisgarh - 8458801404

Madhya Pradesh - 8226005678

Rajasthan - 0141-2725167/68

Telangana - 9606033261

Uttarakhand - 7088872777

Other States - 9606033263/9606033264

(Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm)(except on public holidays)