Educational Content Developer - Shule Direct

Published by Jobstanzania on 10:13:00 pm

Are you the uber cool teacher that appreciates how technology can improve learning outcomes for your students?

The Role
An Educational Content Developer for Secondary School Students and Teachers

The Call
Shule Direct is looking for outstanding teachers who can be part of an exciting new project to create local and contextual educational content for Secondary School students and teachers. Shule Direct leverages technology to create access to its educational content repository so that the content reaches many, faster, reliably and is relevant. The content developers are expected, not only, to appreciate the role of technology in improving learning outcomes, but also, to enjoy using technology for teaching and learning.

Shule Direct is a social enterprise creating digital educational content for learners in Africa. We make use of technology to bridge the educational resources divide by providing affordable web and mobile learning solutions to children and youth. To date, we have built an educational content repository for Tanzania's Secondary School curriculum accessed via our Application Programmer's Interface (API). We host an open educational resource (OER) at www.shuledirect.co.tz and provide offline access of the same via our customised Learning Management System (LMS) for Secondary Schools. The OER is under Facebook's internet.org program of zero-rating content and can therefore be accessed for free. We are currently piloting a mobile learning platform where we seek to empower more students in Tanzania with accessible learning and revision educational and extra-curricular content.

We believe in quality education for all.

Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania

The Responsibilities
General Responsibilities
·    To create and develop qualified educational content for Secondary School students and teachers according to the guidelines provided by the National Syllabus Framework under the overall guidance of Tanzania Institute of Education
·    To provide offline and online timely and appropriate go-to-support for Shule Direct users

Specific Responsibilities
·    Planning, preparing and developing subject notes
·    Creating high standard revision questions for MAKINI SMS
·    Composing mock exams and providing their corresponding marking schemes
·    Responding to students’ enquiries on Shule Direct web and mobile platforms
·    Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress, and attainment of the students
·    Providing mentorship and career guidance to students; providing information on sources of more expert advice
·    Communicating, consulting and co-operating with other staff members to ensure the success and safeguard the best interests of students
·    Making use of the prescribed technical tools in the development and delivery of learning content

Key Qualifications
·    Bachelor degree in education with at least two teaching subjects 
·    Subject matter expertise on two subjects
·    Computer Skills: Word Processing, Spread sheets, Electronic Presentation, Web Navigation and E-Mail Management
·    Good communication skills; Fluency in Kiswahili and English languages

Additional Requirements
·    Ability to learn new things as quickly as possible
·    A lively personality that is able to learn from students in pursuit of teaching them
·    A team player who thrives in a fast paced dynamic environment

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected social enterprise working for social impact. Shule Direct is prepared to offer an attractive compensation to an individual of outstanding quality with a respected track record.

To apply for this position, please fill outthis form by 11th August 2015. You can also access the form from the jobs section of our website found at www.shuledirect.co.tz/jobs. You may also copy and paste the following URL onto your browser


Applications can ONLY be received via the online form. CV's and cover letters will NOT be accepted.

For more information, please contact us at jobs@shuledirect.co.tz

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