• Drishtee - Sustainable Communities

Lead Manager @ Naujheel, Mathura

Organisation : Drishtee Foundation

Department : Operations

What is the Job Title for this position : Disha – Field Lead

Job Function : Project operations and implementation.

Description of Opportunity:

What is the specific Project : Disha is an alternate learning program which endeavour to transform education with student engagement for sharing knowledge, learning innovation and developing skills relevant for their bright future .

What is its goal : To Develop holistically balanced, grounded and bright individuals who are the future of this country.

What tasks will a field lead have to do?

  • Planning :
    • Leading the field team conceptually.
    • Creating operational/implementation strategies with the team for the smooth implementation of the program on field.
    • Defining the program implementation resources and materials and resources end to end For teachers, students
    • Working on annual Work plan with Project Lead.
    • Bring innovation in program within the given framework
    • Identification of local person for implementation.
    • Contextualization and localization of the curriculum .
    • Providing inputs in developing and designing next phase of the program.
  • Curriculum support
    • Review of curriculum and its training to teachers, balmitra and master balmitrs
    • Support subject teachers of schools in planning and implementation
    • Capacity Building
    • Handholding of and Capacity building of Master Balmitra and Balmitra.
    • Training of  Master balmitra to build capacity of Village Balmitra and other local resources/experts.
    • Capacity building of School teachers for better delivery of knowledge and creating learning friendly environment.
  • Monitoring and Reporting
    • Monthly field expense projection
    • Monthly field expense utilization report.
  • Community Connection
    • Supporting in development and effective function of SMT (Self Managed Team).
    • Strong rapport with all field stakeholders.
    • Continuous coordination with and support to Project Lead for the entire duration of the program
    • Linkup with local resources as well as other SMTs of Drishtee for knowledge sharing, resource mobilization and impact enhancement of the project.
    • Conceptualizing, designing, planning and implementing the annual event.

Why is this important to your organization :

Drishtee’s vision is to create sustainable communities and Disha program is a major intervention in order to achieve that goal. The role of Disha-field lead would implement and ensure the quality program delivery on ground.

Desired Skills and Expertise:

  • Passion to bring positive change in rural education.
  • Keen to work with children.
  • Good understanding of children and their learning interests.
  • Minimum 2 years of field experience in project operations specially implementation.
  • Post Graduate degree in social science. Degree in education would be preferred.
  • Comfortable to stay in a semi-urban area.

Language Requirements : English and Hindi

Location : Naujheel (Mathura,U.P)

Classification : Contractual

Duration of contract : 1 year

Support :

Salary : 25000 per month

Housing & meals : Shared Accommodation available with basic amenities on site . The meals have to be organised / managed by the candidate .

Certificate : Yes

Mobile Reimbursements : Mobile reimbursement of Rs. 300 per month

Travel Allowance : Amount will be reimbursed on actual basis. You will be required to travel twice (maximum) from Naujheel to Noida on a monthly basis.

Working days & Hours : The number of working days are from Monday to Saturday, i.e. 6 days in a week.


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