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Swahili Curriculum Specialist Job in Nairobi, Kenya – Bridge International Academies



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Dec 16, 2013

Swahili Curriculum Specialist
Education | Nairobi, Kenya

Full Time
Bridge International Academies is a Nairobi-based, for-profit chain of nursery and primary schools that has reengineered the entire lifecycle of basic education.
Our academies deliver high-quality education for just $5 a month to families living in the bottom of the pyramid thanks to our vertically integrated Academy-in-a-Box approach, which leverages data, technology, and scale in order to keep quality up and prices down.

Today, we have more than 214 academies and 60,000 active pupils in Kenya alone.  Ten years from now we plan to be operating in at least a dozen countries and to count 10,000,000 children as our pupils.

Bridge is backed by top-tier venture funds that share our ambitious vision, including New Enterprise Associates, Khosla Ventures, Omidyar Network, and Learn Capital.
We’re looking for talented individuals across the sectors of business, education, technology, and more to join us in disrupting global education.
We seek talented and dedicated professionals to help develop the latest version of its “Academy in a Box” curriculum.
As a Curriculum Specialist, you will contribute to the largest and fastest growing chain of private schools in Africa as you hone your professional skills in a fast paced, results driven international company.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with top Kenyan and International educators to design education materials delivered at each of Bridge’s 135 academies.
  • Write lessons that deliver world class education to children in some of the nation’s poorest communities.
  • Analyze and interpret large streams of data to better understand the learning needs of Bridge pupils and design lessons that target student weaknesses and strengths.
  • Help lay the groundwork for Bridge’s global expansion as we expand our efforts to serve 10 million children around the world.
About You:
  • You are an excellent writer, especially in English.
  • You enjoy receiving feedback and making continuous revisions to ensure the best possible product.
  • You meet every deadline without fail.
  • You have 2+ years of experience as a primary school teacher.
  • You have 2+ years of experience writing curriculum/instructional materials. (preferred)
  • You function well in a fast-paced informal environment where constant change is the norm and the bar for quality is set high.
  • Bachelors or Masters degree
How to Apply:
Follow the link and upload your cover letter and resume at:http://jobvite.com/m?3J7Jagwu
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