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As a teacher, you have strived to make education engaging and meaningful for your students. While you have seen some positive results, you know that much more is possible. So much more! You are aching to make a difference, but feel shackled within the existing schooling system.

If this is how you feel, join us at The Polymath School, Mumbai’s first K-12 Project-Based-Learning School, for an extraordinary opportunity to reimagine education from the ground up, and to be part of a cause that is much bigger than us.

Even if you are not a teacher, but have a passion for children and for the cause of bringing in change in education, you could consider volunteering with us, or joining us part time or full time . Painters, musicians, corporate executives, architects, designers, scientists, doctors – all welcome!!
Pick up and drop facility available from Kalyan station.

Teaching Positions
Coordinator
Role: Have you dreamt of being part of something big….something that can have a disproportionately large impact on this world?

Well…this is one such opportunity!

An opportunity to not just be part of a movement that aims to reimagine the Indian schooling system, but to actually lead it from the front.
If you are someone who is deeply analytical, with great people skills, and with multiple years of experience of leading teams of 25 to 50 team members within an educational setting, you would be a good fit for this role.

Responsibilities: As a Coordinator, you will lead all operational, enrichment and initiatives at the School. You will ensure that high standards of excellence are maintained by building a motivated, skilled team of educators, supporting a strong academic program, engaging families in their child’s education and creating a positive achievement-oriented school culture to facilitate holistic education that is inclusive of building 21st-century skills.
Organization Culture

  • Setting a strong culture conducive to high-quality work and well-being of all stakeholders
  • Creating a safe environment for students, educators and parents
  • Staff Surveys

Academics

  • Oversee school activities and staff, including educators from Nursery to Grade 9
  • Creating Yearly Planner, School Calendar, TimeTable; Parent Diary, Student Handbook, etc
  • Look after schedules, timetables of classes and planning for substitutions
  • To conduct classroom observation regularly and share feedback to the educators to improve the teaching skills and classroom management skills
  • Modeling effective lessons and instructional strategies
  • Identifying the need for training, structuring, planning and executing cohesive professional development opportunities for enhancing teaching skills for educators
  • Implement new technology in schools to simplify procedures and day-to-day operations
  • Tracking progress of each educator against the Yearly planner

Data Analysis & Documentation

  • Overseeing collection and analysis of students data to drive school initiatives.
  • Tracking progress of each educator against the Yearly planner
  • Tracking formative & summative Assessments data
  • Ensuring documentation of the entire life cycle of various expeditions across the grades
  • Ensuring documentation and collection of effective plans/other resources from educators
  • Staff surveys

People Management

  • Leading the entire team of educators
  • Monitor and observe educator and evaluate their performance
  • Identifying educators’ potential and assigning the responsibilities to ensure they are given opportunities and mentoring.
  • Distribution of work allocation to the staff members
  • Interview potential candidates for teaching requirements and take responsibility for retention of educators.

Parent Management

  • Leading PTAs & PTMs
  • Monthly Newsletter to Parents
  • Conducting Parent Surveys
  • Responding to Parent Queries & Grievances
  • Overseeing the design and implementation of the parent engagement plan for the year.

Event Management

  • Co-plan, organize and coordinate all the events such as Parent Orientation, PTA, PTM, Field Trips, Sports Day, Annual Day, Special Events, Culminating activities and Competitions
  • Networking with other Educationists and Experts in the industry

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assisting management in all areas of school development.
  • Participating in parent outreach / marketing initiatives
  • Admissions counselling

Skills and Qualifications
Prior Experience of a minimum of 3 years in the field of educational management is required.
Attributes we are looking for:

  • Great at leading teams
  • Single-minded determination to make change
  • Excellent oral & written English
  • Being analytical and data–driven
  • Love for learning and research
  • Intellectual heft
  • Humility
  • Founder’s mindset

Salary (CTC)
Annual CTC – Rs.7,20,000 – Rs.8,40,000
Selection Process

  1. Phone / Video Interview
  2. Written questionnaire & bio-sketch
  3. Phone Interview
  4. In-person Interviews: 2-3 rounds
  5. Classroom demo
  6. Reference Checks
  7. Job Offer

Joining Date:Immediately
Location
Bhiwandi, Mumbai
Apply Only If –

  • Willing to commit at least three years to the School (you will need to sign a bond).
  • Being a startup culture, you are flexible to stay longer whenever required. It is not your typical 9-to-5 job. Educating in a progressive school is very rewarding and at the same time, very demanding.
Apply
Associate Pre-Primary Experiential Educator
Role: Associate Pre-primary Experiential Educator
Responsibilities: Children educated through Experiential Education are more caring, more imaginative and more creative. They form deep connections with each other, and with the world around them.
As a Homeroom Teacher for Pre-primary children (3 & 4 year olds), your primary responsibility will be to facilitate their learning, through music, dance, theater, stories, art and exploration.
You will help in creating an Experiential Curriculum and an Experiential-Activities Database.
You will also get to work on the revolutionary Wooden Block Building program, which is an integral part of the Nursery & KG1.
Responsibilities include:

  • Creating a progressive pre-primary curriculum and designing expeditions (based on the Project-Based-Learning pedagogy)
  • Developing strong one-to-one relations with students and parents
  • Maintaining a well-managed classroom and positive learning environment
  • Detailed documentation of daily practices.
  • Preparation of materials and setting up of play areas
  • Helping students take charge of their own learning
  • Maintaining observational records of every student progress for report card
  • Detailed documentation of daily practices
  • Modifying teaching styles to fit the learning styles of various students
  • Creating monthly kits for students
  • Publishing your work
  • Conducting parent-teacher meetings and publish monthly newsletters

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Supervising students out of class, such as in the hallways
  • Participating in parent outreach / marketing initiatives
  • Admissions counselling

Prerequisites

  • Prior Experience of at least two years in teaching pre-primary children
  • Excellent oral & written English
  • Love for learning and research
  • Flexible, friendly and good at establishing quick rapport with students
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Humility

Monthly Salary (CTC)
Rs.20,000 – 25,000.
Selection Process

  • Bio-sketch
  • Telephonic or video call interview
  • A written bio-sketch, questionnaire & IQ-test
  • Classroom demo (1-2 classroom demos)
  • Structured interview
  • Reference Checks – Submission & Verification of Document
  • Job Offer

Joining Date: May 16th 2022 (the joining date can’t be postponed)
Apply Only If –

  • Willing to commit at least two years to the School (you will need to sign a bond)
  • You stay in or close to Bhiwandi.
Apply
Associate Experiential Educator
Role: Associate Experiential Educator
Responsibilities: Your primary responsibility will be that of a Homeroom Teacher (for a grade among Grade 1 to Grade 9) facilitating Crew, Literacy & Science using the Project-Based-Learning pedagogy.
Your secondary responsibility would be to help children across grades to progress on their Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs).
Responsibilities include:

  • Doing a deep-dive into EL Education’s unique Project-Based Learning Model
  • Creating a progressive curriculum and designing expeditions (based on the Project-Based-Learning pedagogy)
  • Developing strong one-to-one relations with students and parents
  • Leading professional development and classroom observations
  • Helping students take charge of their own learning
  • Documenting student progress for report card
  • Assigning classwork and homework as necessary, according to lesson plans
  • Modifying teaching styles to fit the learning styles of various students
  • Maintaining a well-managed classroom and positive learning environment
  • Conducting parent-teacher meetings and publish monthly newsletters

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Supervising students out of class, such as in the hallways
  • Participating in parent outreach / marketing initiatives
  • Admissions counselling

Prerequisites

  • Prior Experience of a minimum 2 years of teaching in a school setting is required
  • Excellent oral & written English
  • Love for learning and research – must be a graduate or master´s holder
  • Flexible, friendly and good at establishing quick rapport with students
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Humility

Monthly Salary (CTC)
Rs.20,000 – 25,000.
Selection Process

  • Bio-sketch
  • Telephonic or video call interview
  • A written bio-sketch, questionnaire & IQ-test
  • Classroom demo (1-2 classroom demos)
  • Structured interview
  • Reference Checks – Submission & Verification of Document
  • Job Offer

Joining Date:Immediate
Apply Only If –

  • Willing to commit at least two years to the School (you will need to sign a bond)
  • You stay in or close to Bhiwandi.
Apply
Assistant Experiential Educator
Role: Assistant Experiential Educator
Responsibilities: The Polymath School is looking for an energetic and motivated substitute teacher to work with students at all levels, from pre-kindergarten to secondary school.
Your primary responsibility will be that of supporting teachers in executing lessons (for any grade within Grade N-KG1 to Grade 9) and substituting classes when teachers are absent for a shorter or longer period.
Your secondary responsibility would be to help children across grades to progress on their Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs).
Responsibilities include:

  • Attending training sessions
  • Substituting classes as per requirements
  • Follow regular teacher’s lesson plans in a way that ensures consistency and optimal learning, and that encourages students to participate
  • Assign classwork and homework as necessary, according to lesson plans
  • Modifying teaching styles to fit the learning styles of various students
  • Maintain a well-managed classroom and positive learning environment
  • Supervise students out of class such as in the hallways
  • Documenting student progress for report card
  • Attend parent-teacher meetings

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Supervising students out of class, such as in the hallways
  • Developing strong one-to-one relations with students and parents
  • Documenting all work & support in creation of charts
  • Participating in parent outreach / marketing initiatives
  • Admissions counselling

Prerequisites

  • Flexible, friendly and good at establishing quick rapport with students
  • Excellent oral & written English
  • Love for learning and research
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Humility
  • Prior Experience in teaching is preferred

Monthly Salary (CTC)
Rs.15,000
Selection Process

  • Bio-sketch
  • Telephonic or video call interview
  • A written bio-sketch, questionnaire & IQ-test
  • Classroom demo (1-2 classroom demos)
  • Structured interview
  • Reference Checks – Submission & Verification of Document
  • Job Offer

Joining Date: Immediate

Apply Only If –

  • Willing to commit at least two years to the School (you will need to sign a bond)
  • You stay in or close to Bhiwandi.
Apply
Counselor & Special Educator
Role: Counselor & Special Educator
Responsibilities: Your primary responsibility will be to oversee the education and training of students with physical, emotional, mental, and learning disabilities and to ensure the involvement of parents of students with additional requisites in the educational processes of their children. The special educator collaborates closely with teachers, other professionals and administrators to foster the teaching and learning of students with additional requisites.
Responsibilities include:

  • Taking group and individual sessions as per requirements from classroom observations
  • Developing strong one-to-one relations with students and parents
  • Helping students improve outcomes through ILP, remedials, assigning classwork and homework as necessary, etc.
  • Documenting student progress
  • Assessment for new admissions

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Admissions counselling
  • Supervising students out of class, such as in the hallways
  • Participating in parent outreach / marketing initiatives

Prerequisites

  • Good communication skills in Hindi and English.
  • Proven experience as a Special Education Teacher or relevant role in a school setting is required.
  • Good knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies
  • Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities
  • Ability to create IEPs
  • A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • BSc in Special Education; MSc is a plus

Salary (CTC)
Rs.25,000 – 30,000
Selection Process

  • Bio-sketch
  • Telephonic or video call interview
  • A written bio-sketch, questionnaire & IQ-test
  • Classroom demo (1-2 classroom demos)
  • Structured Interview
  • Reference Checks – Submission & Verification of Documents
  • Job Offer

Joining Date: Immediate
Apply Only If –

  • Willing to commit at least two years to the School (you will need to sign a bond).
  • You stay in or close to Bhiwandi.
Apply
ICT Facilitator
Role: ICT Facilitator
Responsibilities: Your primary responsibility will be facilitating ICT to grades 8 and 9 in a progressive manner.
This is a part-time position, two hours a week for three days (6 hours of teaching time in a week).
Responsibilities include:

  • Instilling the love for computer and information technology
  • Documenting student progress for report card
  • Developing strong one-to-one relations with students and parents
  • Modify teaching styles to fit the learning styles of various students

Skills and Qualifications

  • Prior Experience of a minimum 2 years of teaching ICT
  • If you have taught IGCSE ICT, it is a plus
  • Flexible, friendly and good at establishing quick rapport with students
  • Humility

Compensation :
300 Rs./class
Salary (CTC)
300 Rs./hour
Selection Process

  • Phone Interview
  • A written questionnaire & bio-sketch
  • 2-3 interview rounds, 1-2 classroom demos
  • Reference Checks
  • Job Offer

Location:
Bhiwandi, Mumbai
Apply Only If –

  • Commitment for the entire year.
  • You stay in or close to Bhiwandi.
Starting Date: Immediate
Apply
IGCSE Consultant
Role: IGCSE Consultant
Responsibilities: As an IGCSE Consultant, you are responsible for administering and coordinating all aspects of the school´s IGCSE Programme, ensuring that all programme requirements are met as per standards and in a manner that reflects positively to the school.

  • Assist Cambridge IGCSE educators with conceptual understanding and application of knowledge in different contexts
  • Support and advise teaching staff regarding the administration of the IGCSE programme and ensure that all coursework and examination requirements are met by stipulated deadlines.
  • Provide capacity building programme to mentor and support teaching staff to deliver the programme
  • Ensuring that the plans are available with the educators and they go through the same and are prepared for the class. Send regular feedback at the end of a lesson plan, volume / unit plan
  • To conduct classroom observation regularly and share feedback to the educators to improve the teaching skills and classroom management skills
  • Administering and monitoring students’ IGCSE options (where applicable)
  • Modeling effective lessons and instructional strategies
  • Identifying the need for training, structuring, planning and executing cohesive professional development opportunities for enhancing teaching skills for educators
  • Overseeing collection and analysis of students data to drive school initiatives
  • Tracking formative & summative Assessments data
  • Ensuring documentation and collection of effective plans/other resources from educators

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years expertise in supporting educators to IGCSE board successfully
  • Excellent oral & written English
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Intellectual heft
  • Humility

Salary (CTC)
to be discussed in person.
Selection Process

  • Phone / Video Interview
  • Written questionnaire & bio-sketch
  • Phone Interview
  • In-person Interviews: 2-3 rounds
  • Classroom demo
  • Reference Checks
  • Job Offer

Location
Bhiwandi, Mumbai
Apply Only If –

  • Willing to commit at least three years to the School (you will need to sign a bond to that effect).
  • Willing to travel to Bhiwandi for the sessions with educators.
Joining Date: Immediately
Apply

Admin Positions

Marketing Executives
Prior Experience: At least 5 years experience in Hospitality / Marketing 
Qualification: Fluency in English & excellent communication skills. Post graduates preferred 
Responsibilities: Media planning and execution. Planning and coordinating all outreach programs for parents and community 
Salary (CTC)
Rs.15,000-25,000
Joining Date: Immediately

Apply
HR Executive
Role: HR Executive
Responsibilities:
Your primary responsibility will be to inspire the brightest minds to join The Polymath School. You create an inspiring and high-quality candidate experience that attracts, develops and retains the greatest potential talent to join us.
Recruitment & Selection

    • Developing an ongoing pool for recruitment of qualified educators
    • Building and managing relationships and partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders such as heads of colleges, corporates, youth hubs and staff to create strong networks in the region.
    • Designing and executing recruitment campaigns/engagements/presentations in recognised educational institutes (TFI, APU, TISS, IAAT, etc), colleges, campus placements, corporates, youth hubs and other events.
    • Creating JDs for open positions and coordinating for updation in school website
    • Placing advertisements on job portals
    • Liaising with recruitment agencies
    • Conducting interviews and coordinating with management for the selection process
    • Conducting reference check calls & verification of documents
    • Onboarding of new candidates
    • Implement effective sourcing

    HR

    • Staff surveys
    • Attending interpersonal issues and addressing grievances
    • Leave management
    • Administrative work such as payroll, leave, absences and other topics
    • Drafting Offer, Appointment, Relieving & Experience Letters, Form 16
    • Implement performance review procedures (e.g. quarterly/annual and 360° evaluations)
    • Conducting Appraisals conversations
    • Developing new joinees Handbook and Policies
    • Monitor HR department’s budget
    • Develop fair HR policies and train employees to understand and comply with them
    • Coaching and advising
    • Designing monthly wellbeing practices for staff
    • Assess training needs and coordinate learning and development initiatives for all employees
    • Measure employee retention and turnover rates
    • Planning staff training on Parent Communication, Fire Safety, POSH and POSCO Training etc.

    Prerequisites

    • Minimum 3 years experience as an HR Executive, HR Manager or similar role. Experience in this role in in a school setting is a plus
    • Strong English communication, including the ability to deeply listen, speak & write compellingly, build relationships and invest people from diverse backgrounds in our work
    • Goal orientation and ability to meet targets/deadlines
    • Demonstrable leadership abilities
    • Being analytical and data–driven while decision making
    • A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality
    • BSc/MSc in Human Resources Management or relevant field

    Selection Process

    • Telephonic or video call interview
    • A written bio-sketch, questionnaire & IQ-test
    • Pre-work task
    • Structured Interview
    • Psychometric tests
    • Reference Checks – Submission & Verification of Documents
    • Job Offer

    Joining Date: Immediately
    Apply Only If –

    • Willing to commit at least two years to the School (you will need to sign a bond).
    • You stay in or close to Bhiwandi.
    Apply
Admission Counselor (AC)
Role: Admission Counselor (AC)
Responsibilities:

    • Admissions Counselling
      • Giving school tour & orientation, explaining fee structure
      • Following up on Admissions Inquiries & Leads generated through marketing activities
      • Administering admissions related assessments
      • Handling Admission Formalities
      • Maintaining admissions inquiry & admissions related data
    • Generating leads by organizing workshops / events (on campus or off campus), giving school presentation at various forums, networking with pre-schools, leveraging relationship with existing parents etc
    • Providing support in Admin & HR related matters

    Skills and Qualifications

    • Outstanding verbal & written Communications skills in English
    • Maturity to address the queries & concerns of prospective parents & build rapport with
      them
    • Meticulous, Eye for details
    • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role.

    Timings
    Mon to Sat, 8 am to 5 pm
    Salary (CTC)
    Rs. 25,000 – 35,000 per month
    Selection Process

    • Phone Interview
    • Bio-sketch
    • In-person: 2 interview rounds
    • Reference Checks

    Location
    Bhiwandi, Mumbai
    Apply Only If –

    • You are Willing to commute to or relocate to Bhiwandi.
    • Being a startup culture, you are flexible to stay longer whenever required. It is not a typical 8-to-5 job, being readily flexible is the key to ace this opportunity.
    Joining Date: At the earliest

    Apply
Admission Executive (AA)
Role: We are looking for a passionate professional who thinks he/she is a Wizard in the Admission process. Your speech is your superpower. You are the first person to respond to every Admission inquiry and call every lead generated. So you must be someone who really craves human interaction and talks to them with a smile. Someone who can pull prospective parents for school visits with their persuasive skills and strategically follows them up with an undying spirit and a positive mindset.
The Role holder will strive to achieve set targets, organize their own day-to-day work to meet clear objectives and be readily available for any administrative task which needs their time and involvement.
Responsibilities:

  • Admissions Execution
    • Giving school tour, brief orientation when required & explaining fee structure.
    • Strongly following up on Admissions Inquiries & Leads generated through marketing activities, Scheduling their visit and keeping a meticulous record of all communication taking place.
    • Handling the Admission Process and keeping it accurately in line with the School Admissions policies.
    • Preparing and sorting student documents for data entry.
    • Maintaining Admissions inquiry & admissions related data.
    • Identifying Admission process errors and investigating ways to resolve them.
    • Provide support in scheduling Admission related student assessment.
    • Updating student data on various government websites
  • Provide support in organizing workshops / events (on campus or off campus) and following up with them for school visit, networking with pre-schools, presenting the school in various marketing events, leveraging relationship with existing parents etc.
  • Providing support in Admin, Marketing & HR related matters.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Outstanding verbal & written Communications skills in English
  • Maturity and Patience to address the queries & concerns of prospective parents & build rapport with them.
  • Meticulous, Eye for details
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in a similar role.

Timings
Mon to Sat, 8 am to 5 pm
Salary (CTC)
Rs. 15,000 – 25,000 per month
Selection Process

  • Phone interview
  • Bio-sketch
  • In-person: 2 interview rounds
  • Reference Checks

Location
Bhiwandi, Mumbai
Apply Only If –

  • You are willing to commute or relocate to Bhiwandi
  • Being a startup culture, you are flexible to stay longer whenever required And if required work on a Sunday during Admissions peak season. It is not a typical 8-to-5 job, being readily flexible is the key to ace this opportunity.
Joining Date:Immediate
Apply