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COME TEACH AT TAMARIND TREE

Tamarind Tree is an alternative school located in Sogve village, Dahanu Taluka, Maharashtra. Catering to the local tribal children of Dahanu, Tamarind Tree offers an English education to first generation tribal learners of the region. An experiment in education, the school believes in creating a learner driven environment using the pedagogy of activity based learning. This coupled with the extensive use of technology makes us different.

At Tamarind Tree, children log on to this virtual learning environment at My Big Campus to access their courses on science, math and english along with a facilitator. All course content is generated by the team and aims to be contextual and relevant. Curriculum is designed using a common sense approach and no text books or rote learning is used.

We believe the school is a way to build social justice and equity. 

We are looking people who are:

1. Passionate and committed about education for the poor.

2. Believe in the power of technology, have an open mind regarding technology and are not afraid to learn new things.

3. Believe in the spirit of Do-It-Yourself and can work independently to teach and create new content, and activities for learning.

4. Willing to adjust, adapt and contribute to the changing ideas of education, community engagement and social justice.

Qualification: While qualification is not important, we are looking for people who are passionate and knowledgeable about something – be it science, math, english, music or dance. Previous experience in teaching is not compulsory.

Comfort and an excitement to use digital technology is essential. Skills of using audio, video, animation & digital imageries will be extremely useful. Openness to learning new skills is compulsory.

Location: The person will be required to move to Dahanu. Accommodation options to be discussed during the first meeting.

Remuneration – Depending on skills and experience remuneration will be in the range of Rs. 18,000 – Rs. 25,000.

Please send your CV's to michelle@tamarindtree.org  and we will get back to you for an interview.