About

Teach For India invites youths and professionals for a two-year, full-time, paid commitment towards Fellowship program to serve as full-time teachers to children from low-income communities in some of the nation’s most under-resourced schools. The Fellowship Program begins with a mandatory five-week intensive, residential training program in May/June 2018.

The Teach For India Fellowship is a highly selective and coveted program, with an average selectivity rate of 7% over the past 7 years. Through the 3 staged process detailed below, we select the highest potential candidates into the program.

The Teach For India Fellowship program, is an opportunity for India’s brightest and most promising youth, from the nation’s best universities and workplaces, to serve as full-time teachers to children from low-income communities in some of the nation’s most under-resourced schools.

Through this experience of teaching in classrooms and working with key education stakeholders like students, principals, and parents, our Fellows get exposed to the grassroot realities of India’s education system and begin to cultivate the knowledge, skills, and mindsets necessary to attain positions of leadership in education and identify their role in building a wider movement for educational equity in the country.

Teach For India Fellows transform the life paths of children in their classroom, and in turn transform themselves towards leadership in educational equity.

Eligibility

  • Final year graduate student.
  • Graduate degree holder in any discipline
  • Youth, experienced professionals, entrepreneurs

Perks

Monthly stipend INR 17,500 and housing allowance INR 5,500 to INR 10,000

How to Apply?

The steps for Teach for India application are as follows.

Step 1: Click here to apply online

Step 2: Name, email id and password are required

Step 3: The application form will be a six-step form where the applicant will provide all the required details along with the details about why he/she want to join and why he/she is a strong fit for the Fellowship.

Step 4: Once submit the application, a link to a one-hour online test (AMCAT) which focuses on English language and decision making skills will be sent to the registered email id. This must be completed within 4 days from the submission date of the application form.

Selection Process

The Teach For India Fellowship is a highly selective and coveted program, with a selectivity rate between 6-8.5%. Through the 3 staged process given below, they claim to select the highest potential candidates into the program.

STAGE I – THE APPLICATION FORM AND ONLINE TEST

Applications for the 2018-2020 Fellowship are now open. If you have any questions about the Fellowship or the application process, please email apply@teachforindia.org and our recruitment team will be in touch to support you through the process.

The application form is an opportunity for us to get to know you. It can be as detailed as you want it to be. Through the application we will understand why you want to join Teach For India and why you would be a strong fit for the Fellowship.

Once you submit your application you will receive a link to a one hour online test (AMCAT) which focuses on situational judgement and English language ability. This must be completed within 4 days from the date you submit your application form. Your application will not be complete until you complete the test.

STAGE II – THE THE PHONE INTERVIEW

After we have reviewed your application form and completed AMCAT test, we may have some additional questions for you. If so, you will be invited to attend a 30-minute phone interview with one of our team members. Here we will ask follow-up questions to gain further information that will be helpful in our evaluation.

STAGE III – THE ASSESSMENT CENTRE

If successful in your application, you will be invited to the final stage of our selection process – an in-person Assessment Centre. Here, you will teach a 5-minute lesson, take part in a group discussion and complete a short problem solving activity. You will also have an hour-long personal interview with one of our staff members. If you are based abroad and cannot attend one of our in-person Assessment Centres, we will conduct your interview and relevant activities over Skype.

Contact

New Delhi, Teach For India, N-23, Second Floor, Green Park Extn, New Delhi – 110016, Phone: 01140543751/65658666
E-mail: apply@teachforindia.org

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