New Education Group - Foundation for Innovation and Research in Education (NEG-FIRE) is a non-profit, non-sectarian, national NGO registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860; promoting quality Pre-primary & Primary education for marginalized communities (dalit and tribal) by partnering with grassroots NGO’s across 8 states in India. Our program focus is to ensure quality education among children of these marginalized communities through - mother tongue based multi-lingual (MTB-MLE) education intervention, inclusive practices, active participation of communities, teachers (govt.) trainings etc., which facilitate in increasing children’s performance and development within the government school system. Our inter-disciplinary professional team members are based in Delhi, Patna and Bhopal. To know more about us, please visit our website: www.negfire.org
Position Title: Research & Assessment Specialist
Location: New Delhi
Reporting To: Executive Director
Reported by: None
Last date of receiving application: 10th February, 2020
Job Purpose /Role overview: The Research Specialist reports to the Executive Director, will lead participatory action research projects of NEG-FIRE to enhance knowledge by - capturing, analysing and pre-empting change on issues of primary education of children from the marginalised communities. She/He will lead Learning Assessment processes on Language and Math subjects in Government primary schools, in NEG-FIRE’s intervention states. She/He will bring out evidence-based research documents on the issues of primary education for wider dissemination and policy dialogues.
Qualifications and Experience:
Skills and knowledge:
Salary and Benefits:
Between 8 and 9 lakhs (annual Gross), based on candidate’s experience/qualifications and the current salary. In addition, benefits such as – PF, Gratuity, Group Medical and Personal Accidental Insurance, reimbursement of monthly mobile expenses, are covered.
To Apply Interested candidates may send us the following, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cover letter indicating - your suitability for the position; your Current Salary and Expected salary, Updated CV
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for further process.
NEG-FIRE is an equal opportunity employer; qualified women applicants and qualified applicants from the marginalised communities are especially encouraged to apply.
Mention the job title “Research and Assessment Specialist” in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for further process.
Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to child rights and child protection.
“This position involves regular contact with children and NEG-FIRE does rigorous recruitment and selection process, reference checks that reflect its commitment to the protection of children from abuse. The applicant is required to be aware and in compliance of the NEG-FIRE Child Protection Policy (CPP) which is available on our website. By submitting the application for this position the applicant by default consents to be governed by this policy.”
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A stream of stories and poems for children belonging to tribal communities in their mother-tongue