Zaya Impact Fellowship: Come help us improve lives

Developing low-cost, high quality education solutions is one of the most complex challenges we face today. Tackling complex challenges requires a diverse and highly-skilled pool of talent. To execute on our vision, we are building a values-driven learning organization that attracts, develops, and retains highly talented and mission-driven individuals. Through its Impact Fellowship program, Zaya Learning Labs gives young professionals a unique opportunity to engage with an entrepreneurial setting and contribute to developing innovations in education technology for the BOP.  We hope that you join us on this exciting journey.


Technology Fellowship :
  • You will get the satisfaction of knowing your work helps to improve education for all
  • You will be hacking on a piece of technology that has the potential to bring high-quality educational resources to billions of people who have never before had access
  • You will have the chance to make real contributions to an ambitious development road map at a fast-growing startup social-enterprise
  • You will get a  recommendation to our many partners in the tech and education industry
  • You will work with mentors from the tech industry
Technologies we use and skills we would value:
  • Python!
  • Django
  • JavaScript / HTML5 apps
  • jQuery
  • Backbone.js
  • Video.js
  • HTML / CSS / LESS
  • Android development
  • Hardware / networking / system administration
Expectations:
  1. 6 months fulltime commitment
  2. Familiarity with some programming language and the ability and willingness to spend time on your own learning the technologies that we use (Python, Django, JavaScript, etc)
  3. Currently pursuing a degree in Engineering or equivalent from a 2-year college or technical school, or 1 to 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  4. Passionate about learning new technologies and applying it to solve real world problems
Apply:

Interested applicants should email their resume, including references, and a cover letter to jobs@teachaclass.org with “Technology Impact Fellowship” in the subject line. Fellowship applications are reviewed every three months. Zaya aims to have 1-2 Impact fellows at any given point in time. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Business Fellowship :
  • The satisfaction of knowing your work helps to improve education for all
  • You’ll have the chance to make real contributions to an ambitious development road map at a fast-growing startup social-enterprise.
  • Build Zaya’s expansion strategy into African Markets like Kenya, Uganda, Ghana
  • Working with our stakeholder in schools in India.
Areas of work :
  • Marketing and Branding Strategy for India and Africa
  • Impact Evaluation and Pilot Design
  • Business Operations
  • HR, Talent Management and Performance Framework development and processes
  • School Financing product and partnership development
  • Media and Marketing Associate
Time Commitment:

The candidate should expect to commit full time for the 6-months duration of the program.

Compensation:

This is an unpaid fellowship. We will however reimburse approved work-related expenses. Outstanding performance may result in an offer to join the firm as a paid staff member in the future.

Qualifications:
  1. At least 3 years of professional experience in a relevant field
  2. Preferably a Master’s degree with a focus in business administration, economic development, anthropology, marketing or a relevant area of study
  3. Experience designing, implementing and evaluating social programs preferred
  4. Excellent academic credentials
  5. Qualitative and quantitative research skills
  6. Demonstrated leadership and entrepreneurial abilities
  7. Quick learner and self-starter
  8. Team player with the ability to work independently
  9. Excellent communication and presentation skills
Apply:

Interested applicants should email their resume, including references, and a cover letter to jobs@teachaclass.org with “Business Impact Fellowship” in the subject line. Fellowship applications are reviewed every three months. Zaya aims to have 1-2 Impact fellows at any given point in time. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.