Azim Premji Foundation Schools' recruitment of Teachers and Teacher Educators 2019

Are you searching for career opportunities for freshers as school teachers for postgraduates and engineers? Azim Premji Foundation is conducting a recruitment drive for hiring qualified fresh graduates and postgraduates to take up the roles of Teachers at their schools and as Teacher Educators in their District institutes. This article provides complete information about this recruitment drive.

Azim Premji Foundation, which is a not-for-profit organization focusing on imparting quality education in India, wishes to recruit individuals who are passionate about school education and have a thorough knowledge of their subjects. Eligible candidates are invited to apply to take up the roles of Teachers at the Azim Premji Foundation schools and as Teacher Educators in their District institutes. Those who apply have to appear for a written test, The dates of the test are 24th February 2019 and 24th March 2019 (both are Sundays).

Salary offered

The minimum salary offered is Rs.29,000/- p.m. This could be higher for candidates with commensurate qualifications and experience.

Role of Teachers and requirements

Teachers are required for various schools of the Foundation who will work on developing the students to become sensitive and engaged citizens. The schools for which vacancies are open are at the following locations:
  1. Dhamtari (Chhattisgarh).

  2. Barmer (Rajasthan) (proposed).

  3. Sirohi (Rajasthan).

  4. Tonk (Rajasthan).

  5. Kalaburagi (Karnataka) (proposed).

  6. Yadgir (Karnataka).

  7. Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand).

  8. Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand).

The teaching opportunities are for trained Pre-primary teachers and for trained Graduate and Postgraduate teacher in the following fields:
  1. Arts.

  2. Early childhood education.

  3. Mathematics.

  4. Music.

  5. Science.

  6. Social Science.

  7. Special Needs.

  8. Sports.

  9. Languages: English, Hindi, Sanskrit and Kannada.

Eligibility criteria

You must have a recognized Bachelor's Degree in the subject and a teaching Degree (B.Ed., D.Ed. or D.El.Ed.). Knowledge of the local language and English is a mandatory requirement.

Role of Teacher Educator and requirements

The selected candidate will work as Teacher Educators in the Foundation's District Institutes. Their function is to work with government school teachers and assist them to build their professional abilities and become better teachers. The State where the District institutes where the vacancies are located are:
  1. Chhattisgarh.

  2. Karnataka.

  3. Madhya Pradesh.

  4. Puducherry.

  5. Rajasthan.

  6. Telangana.

  7. Uttarakhand.

The teacher educator opportunities are for those who can work with teachers in school education and Early Childhood Education.

Eligibility criteria

You must have a Postgraduate degree in the relevant subject and a minimum of two years of teaching experience. Those having substantial on-field experience in education NGOs can also apply.

How to apply

1. For School Teachers: Submit your application at

2. For Teacher Educators: Submit your application at

For more details refer to the career section of the official website.

Contact information

For any queries, you can call 1800-274-0101 (Toll-free number), from Monday to Friday (except on weekends and public holidays), between 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


[Note: Details in this article have been sourced from a print advt. in TOI, Mumbai, 6th Feb.2019, page 13. Readers are advised to check the official website for complete information on their role and responsibilities for the position of Teachers/Teacher Educators and ensure that they fulfill the requisite eligibility requirements before applying.]

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