Programme Officer for Green Schools Programme

February 08, 2018

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), an established research and advocacy institute, is looking for a Programme Officer for its Environment Education Unit (EEU).

About the Unit:
CSE’s Environment Education unit fosters environmental literacy and meaningful environmental education by moving beyond theories and textbook knowledge to ‘knowing by doing’ and get students and educators actively involved with the environment.

Its two programmes, Green Schools Programme and University Programme, engage with school and college students, teachers and green educators to impart an understanding of environment-development linkages through the audit of practices and infrastructure of campuses, as well as pedagogical interventions to build capacities of educators.

Green Schools Programme (GSP)
The Green Schools Programme was launched in 2006 with the objective of using schools as a tool to make basic and long term changes in the mindset and lifestyle of the school community. Today, more than 3000 schools, across India, are a part of the GSP network. Please visit our website www.greenschoolsprogramme.org for more details on GSP.

Candidate profile:

The candidate:

  • Must have an understanding of environment and/ or education

  • Should be able to contribute to the development of the new manuals, update existing ones

  • Should be able to conduct workshops and seminars for teachers and students, independently 

  • Think innovatively and be a trouble shooter

  • Must be fluent in both English and Hindi (written and oral)

  • Must be willing to travel across urban and rural centres in India

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

While environment-specific academic background will be an advantage, what is really required is the capacity to connect everyday activities and issues with an environmental point of view.

Candidates with experience of 5-7 years in similar capacity may apply soon. Salary will be commensurate with experience and skills.

To apply for the above position, please visit http://jobs.cseindia.org and choose ‘Research Associate- GSP’. Please submit your application latest by  10th March, 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.