Mathematics Specialist (AKES India)

Host Agency: Aga Khan Education Service India

Placement: Mumbai, India

Duration: 9 months

About AKF Canada

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.

About AKES India

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:

  • Oversee Mathematics curriculum development, implementation, monitoring, and review.
  • Support common Mathematics academic planning and execution across the schools in alignment with the requirements of the affiliating boards.
  • Develop and effectively implement appropriate assessment strategies and modules for schools for Mathematics aligning with the requirements of affiliating boards and their periodical review.
  • Develop and implement Math Performance Analysis –across the school system.
  • To monitor the trend of students & Math results across schools and hostels.
  • To maintain a tracker on Math Curriculum planning.
  • Develop Learning Resources for Math for students and relevant teacher references.
  • Support school academic strategic plans and their implementation and periodical review.
  • Support innovative and creative Math teaching and learning practices.
  • Source and share best practices with the schools.
  • Facilitate schools’ transition to digital teaching and learning environment in collaboration with the Information Manager and Academic Head.
  • Provide advice to improve the quality of textbooks and reference resources for students and teachers, including library resources, and ensure their effective utilization.
  • To assist the Head of Academics in planning professional development for school staff and leaders and track the same to attain AKESI minimum standard and beyond for career enhancement.

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Graduate/Postgraduate in Math and Teacher certification/degree in Education
  • Experience of teaching Math in schools (K-12), developed Math curriculum and resources for Math K-12, experience of training teachers. Ed Tech experience preferred.


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.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by clicking the link below.

Deadline to apply: August 31, 2023 by 11:59pm EDT


August 10, 2023


August 31, 2023




Mumbai, India


Aga Khan Foundation Canada