School Administrative Officer - SAM

Posted By: Educate for Life


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Job Description

The School Administration Manager (SAM) assists the principal/administrator focus on instructional, rather than managerial/operational, tasks in all education levels (elementary, middle and high school). Under the direction of the principal/administrator, the SAM is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the operations of the school including supervision and evaluation of classified staff as defined by the Principal. Assists in maintaining a positive safe campus by enforcing school rules and policies, and may act as a liaison to parents, community and staff. At elementary schools, the SAM may assume responsibility for administration/operation of the school in the absence of principal/ administrators. Participates in collective decision-making within the school management team. The SAM manages non-instruction functions and activities; coordinates special events, volunteer coordination, parent/family involvement, transportation, and building maintenance; receives, dist

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

(eg TISS)  A minimum of three years’ relevant experience, including: 1. One years’ experience working in a rural or marginalised community 2. Two years’ leadership experience (eg Gandhi Fellowship) 3. For PYL, ALL, SAM only, two years’ teaching experience 4. For Rural Changemaker only, two years’ experience liaising with government officials to create change  Growth Mindset – you will face virgin challenges and need to learn a lot  Resourcefulness – you will need to get things done yourself  Reflective attitude – make constant micro-innovations to improve your work  Wellbeing – strong sense of self care and care of others  Team work – all successes and failures are shared equally.  Strong computer literacy (Email, Word, Excel, web research)  Fluent spoken and written Hindi and English  Personal laptop and smart phone

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Educate for Life
  • About Organization:Educate for Life is charity registered in the UK. Since 2006 we have worked in partnership with Rajasthan Bal Kalyan Samiti (RBKS), a leading Indian NGO, in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Together, we run Hunar Ghar: An innovative primary school that integrates education, healthcare, and community work. The school acts as a hub for community development as we aim to provide seamless support for community members from pregnancy to adulthood.   Our work has three levels of impact. First, it changes the lives of individual women and children. Second, buy running a school with integrated healthcare and community services, we impact on entire families and the entire village. Thirdly, by achieving such high impact we are informing and inspiring change across rural India.   In education, we innovate in three areas. We explore how to support rural teachers, how to translate the curriculum for first generation rural learners, and how to work with the community to achieve high impact. Our wo