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iRocket International Therapists in Residence

OT/Physios/Psychologists/ST/Special Educators

USD$2000 per month

iRockit announces the launch of the iRockit International Therapists in Residence program and invites applications for its inaugural cohort. The Residence presents a unique opportunity for Early Childhood intervention and Development mid-sector level professionals to spend a period for 24 months working in India.

What does a Resident do?

  • Selected Residents will be offering Early Intervention services as part of iRockit's team in:
    • iRockit's centres
    • iRockit's partner hospitals
    • iRockit's partner NGOs (typically working with the urban underprivileged)
  • Teaching/training for iRockit's Early intervention trainees
  • Sharing knowledge and best practices related to Early Childhood intervention in the Resident's country of practice
  • Participating in conferences, seminars and other outreach platforms related to awareness about Early Childhood Development and intervention
  • Building communication strategies and materials related to awareness about Early Intervention and iRockit as an organisation.

About iRockit

iRockit is a rapidly growing private organisation set up with the mission to address the challenge of development delays in children between 0-6 years of age. Conservative estimates say that at least 16.5 million children in this age group in India experience such delays.

We endorese the transdisciplinary/key worker model of Early intervention and want to make it a service that is accessible to all. This space is still evolving in India and we are keen to integrate best practices from across the world and simultaneously disseminate our findings

You should apply if

  • You have a minimum of 5 years experience as any one of the following:
    • Early interventionalist
    • Occupational therapist
    • Physiotherapist
    • Clinical Psychologist
    • Speech therapist
    • Special Educator
  • You enjoy working with young children (0-6 years of age)
  • You would like to know how Early intervention works in the Indian context

Application process

If the idea of working in a new context with a great team excites you, send us

  • A 1-page resume
  • Any project work/papers relevant to the application
  • A 1-2 page essay telling us why this opportunity excites you

Please send applications to

Stipend and other details

  • Residents receive a monthly stipend of USD$2000
  • iRockit will bear the visa costs associated with this Residency
  • Residents will bear the costs for their travel to and from India from their current place of residence.
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