Host Agency: Aga Khan Education Service India
Placement: Mumbai, India
Duration: 9 months
Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is a leading global development organization and registered charity working to tackle the root causes of poverty. Since 1980, we have helped create strong community institutions that support sustainable, locally-driven initiatives to improve the lives of millions of people in Africa and Asia. By combining local knowledge with global best practices, we strive to bring about transformative and long-lasting improvements to quality of life. In Canada, AKFC mobilizes funding and expertise and promotes awareness of global issues. In all of our work, advancing gender equality, inclusion, and pluralism are key objectives and approaches.
Working alongside the agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network and through partnerships with local communities, civil society, and business as well as governments and international aid agencies, we are building a future where we all thrive together.
Since the establishment of the first Aga Khan School in Mundra in 1905, AKES-I has worked towards enriching the lives of pupils through quality education services and a pluralist philosophy. Today, AKES-I manages eight schools, one residential hostel and nineteen Aga Khan Pre-Schools, in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Telangana, catering to approximately 8000 students, from Nursery to Grade 12 across urban and rural regions.
AKES schools in India offer State as well as National Curriculum syllabi and encourage STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) subjects, offering subjects including Robotics, Abacus, Vedic Maths, Painting, Music, and Dance. Emphasis is placed on holistic child development through a balanced approach toward curricular and co-curricular activities.
The candidate should coordinate, support, and guide the AKESI Math Academic Manager and in turn the schools in the following areas and work towards their continuous improvement of academic standards and performance:
English language skills are a requirement.
Please note that due to the nature of funding for this position, the placement is only open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
AKFC is committed to advancing gender equality and inclusion through our programming and operations in Canada and overseas. AKFC requires all employees and consultants to review and abide by the AKFC Gender Equality Policy.
AKFC recognizes the importance of safeguarding and is committed to ensuring it manages a wide range of risks such that beneficiaries, staff, other associates, and the organization are kept safe from harm. All employees and consultants must respect the AKF Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy.
AKFC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
August 10, 2023
August 31, 2023
Aga Khan Foundation Canada
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