Centre for Teacher Accreditation is currently recruiting for multiple exciting roles. If interested, please read the descriptions below and write to us through the form alongside, indicating which role you are interested in.
If interested, please email your resume to team@centa.org indicating which role(s) you are interested in.


WE ARE HIRING:


  • Position Summary:
    • As the Campus Ambassador, you will be the face of CENTA at your college and you will singularly drive CENTA’s campaigns to build awareness about the CENTA brand at your institution. You will be responsible for identifying individuals who can benefit from the CENTA Certification and Micro-Credentials. You will do this by planning workshops, webinars and other strategic campaigns related to CENTA Teaching Professionals Olympiad (CENTA TPO) and CENTA Certification. This is an unpaid opportunity that allows you to build critical skills.
  • Primary Role:
    • Spread awareness about CENTA Teaching Professionals Olympiad (CENTA TPO) and CENTA Certification by planning, organizing and implementing various strategies and events to raise awareness.
    • Promoting CENTA’s social media posts and posters among students and staff of the college.
    • Take initiative to organize workshops, webinars and presence is campus placement with CENTA team members.
    • Build strong relationships with various stakeholders in your institution and act as a point of contact between CENTA and your institution.
    • Invest and motivate candidates to apply for the TPO or CENTA Certification. You will constantly refer promising candidates in the college to CENTA and support them in the recruitment/registration process.
  • Learning opportunities
    • Make decisions effectively and take ownership of an entire campaign
    • Define opportunities as well as problems and be solution-oriented
    • Inculcate work flow management skills
    • Exposure to social media marketing
    • Influence and motivate others
    • Communicate articulately
  • Preferred Profile

    The ideal candidate will have outstanding communication skills, an ability to build strong relationships, invest and motivate large groups as well as individuals to apply for the CENTA Certification and drive a high-impact strategy. He/she will be the face of CENTA at college, align with the vision of CENTA and be able to deliver results that will ensure registrations.

  • Primary role:
    • Reviewing and iterating on multiple choice questions for the objective test in the CENTA Certification and Teaching Professionals’ Olympiad;
    • Working with several external expert question creators to drive the process of question creation and maintain high quality;
    • Doing analyses on reliability, difficulty level, etc. using large data, and continuously improving the framework.
  • Additional opportunities:
    • Based on interest and capabilities, the person could also be involved in outreach or market development for the CENTA Certification AND/OR on-going refinements to the CENTA Standards or competency framework, through field work, expert inputs and research.
  • Preferred profile:
    • Strong analytical and qualitative reasoning skills.
    • Drive, perseverance and rigour.
    • Strong capabilities and interest in data-handling, including working with basic tools like Excel.
    • Interest in assessment design (experience would be a plus but not necessary).
    • Interest in teacher competencies (experience would be a plus but not necessary).
    • Strong program management skills in terms of building and working with a team of Subject Matter Experts.
  • This role will report to the Assessment Team Lead.

  • Primary role:
    • Creating and continuously refining assessment instruments for both objective and practical parts of the CENTA Certification;
    • Delivering the CENTA Certification through interaction with candidates, building and managing a network of assessors, and facilitating the evaluation process;
    • Doing analyses on aspects such as reliability, difficulty level, etc. based on data from specific assessments and doing regular research on improvements to the instruments.
  • Additional opportunities:
    • Based on interest and capabilities, the person could also be involved in outreach or market development for the CENTA Certification AND/OR on-going refinements to the CENTA Standards or competency framework, through field work, expert inputs and research.
  • Preferred profile:
    • Strong understanding of teacher competencies (experience in teaching or teacher training would be a strong plus, but not necessary).
    • Interest in assessment design, especially development of instruments and rubrics (experience would be a plus but not necessary).
    • Strong analytical and qualitative reasoning skills.
    • Drive, perseverance and rigour.
    • Basic capabilities and interest in data-handling, including working with basic tools like Excel.
    • Strong program management skills in terms of delivering Certification rounds and working with a team of Expert Assessors.
  • This role will report to the head of Certification or Product Manager, Certification.

  • Role:
    • Leading the core internal team developing, reviewing and iterating on multiple choice questions for the objective test in the CENTA Certification and Olympiad, and maintaining a strong external network. This is currently an internal team of 3 to 4 members and an external network of 25 to 30 persons, growing over time. ‘Leading’ will include:
      • Setting up the right processes and technology,
      • Coaching team members,
      • Maintaining a high level of quality,
      • Ensuring delivery of assessment items for various purposes on time, etc.
    • Personally developing, reviewing and iterating on multiple choice questions, also as a way to get hands-on experience and be able to guide the team effectively.
    • Doing and driving analyses on aspects such as reliability, difficulty level, etc. based on data from specific assessments and continuously improving the framework.
    • Constantly looking at mechanisms to improve the process of question creation.
    • Preferred profile:
      • Work experience, in the range of 3 to 7 years, including some team leadership experience.
      • Strong analytical and qualitative reasoning skills, drive, rigour.
      • Strong capabilities and interest in data-handling, including working with basic tools like Excel.
      • Experience in assessment design would be a strong plus, but not necessary.
      • Experience in teacher competencies would be a plus, but not necessary.
      • Strong program management skills in terms of building and working with a team of Subject Matter Experts.
    • This role will currently report to the CEO/Directors.
  • Additional opportunities:
    • Based on interest and capabilities, the person could also be involved in outreach or market development for the CENTA Certification AND/OR on-going refinements to the CENTA Standards or competency framework, through field work, expert inputs and research.
  • Preferred profile:
    • Strong understanding of teacher competencies (experience in teaching or teacher training would be a strong plus, but not necessary).
    • Interest in assessment design, especially development of instruments and rubrics (experience would be a plus but not necessary).
    • Strong analytical and qualitative reasoning skills.
    • Drive, perseverance and rigour.
    • Basic capabilities and interest in data-handling, including working with basic tools like Excel.
    • Strong program management skills in terms of delivering Certification rounds and working with a team of Expert Assessors.
  • This role will report to the head of Certification or Product Manager, Certification.

    CENTA is looking for a software developer with php and MySQL capability, and preferably 3 to 5 years of experience (though freshers are also welcome to apply), who can independently drive a few aspects of technology at CENTA.

  • Role:   Developer
  • Base:   Bangalore
  • Role involves:
    • Drive the development of CENTA’s various IT assets, including scalable website, web applications development and database management. The role involves defining functional requirements for the technology systems that need to be built in CENTA, evaluating in-house vs. outsourced options for various aspects of assessment execution, and developing and testing actual systems.
  • Required skill set:
    • Strong coding skills in PHP/MySQL with experience in e-commerce website development, payment gateways integration and analytics. Self-initiative is a must.
  • Preferred profile:
    • 3-5 of experience, a strong background in technology with keen interest in the education sector, and the domains of outreach/marketing and education assessment (though experience in the sector or domain is not required), strong logical and analytical skills and experience in handling a range of data, ability to independently program and test functional requirements, comfort with programming in web technologies, open source stacks like LAMP and similar (including scripting languages, middle-tier), database skills including sound ability for database querying (experience with MySQL is must), familiarity with web hosting, ability to independently install and evaluate open source software, for defined functional purpose.

CENTA is regularly expanding its pool of question creators for various subjects and topics. If you have a subject/topic of passion and believe you can create high quality multiple choice questions, please do write to us! Teaching experience is a plus, but not necessary.


CENTA is regularly expanding its pool of expert assessors for assessing submissions from its certification candidates. Any expert assessor needs to have a minimum of 15 years of teaching and/or teacher education experience.

Centre for Teacher Accreditation encourages volunteers who would like to learn from and contribute to CENTA in their spare time. We have had some very enriching volunteer contributions into CENTA and would like to hear of your interests if you'd like to volunteer with us. Please fill the initial interst form alongside so we can start a conversation with you.