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New Delhi
Monthly stipend of USD 2000
Full Time
Early Childhood Intervention Specialist

iRockit International Therapists in Residence (Application Deadline: 15th July, 2018)

Contract Start date: August 2018
Contract End date: July 2019

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-senior level professionals to spend a period of 24
months working in India.

iRockit International Therapists in Residence (Application Deadline: 15th July, 2018)

Contract Start date: August 2018
Contract End date: July 2019

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-senior level professionals to spend a period of 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
o iRockit’s centres
o iRockit’s partner hospitals
o 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 organization

About iRockit
iRockit is a rapidly growing private organization set up with the mission to address the challenge
of developmental 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 endorse 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 of experience as any one of the following
o Early Interventionist
o Occupational Therapist
o Physio Therapist
o Clinical Psychologist
o Speech Therapist
o 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
to applications@irockit.in.
Stipend & 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
www.irockit.in | applications@irockit.in|+ 91 11 40196266

Contact details for further information and how to apply
• Contact name: Arjun Sawhney
• Contact role: Founder and CEO
• Contact organisation: iRockit (www.irockit.in)
• Contact email: arjun.sawhney@irockit.in
• Link to more details: