Nova Pioneer is looking for a rising-star educator to serve as Learning Designer and help shape the learning experience at the heart of our vision. You will drive the design of assessments, unit plans, lessons, and projects that go far beyond the core standards. This is an opportunity to create a transformative school model with the future of Africa’s youth at stake.
Imagine a world in which every young person in Africa attends a school that truly sets them up for success in the 21st century. A school that demands excellence, helps students learn by doing and exploring rather than by memorizing, equips students with globally competitive science and technology skills, and builds the character and creativity that will shape the rest of their lives.
Now imagine that this school is not in one town, in one country, but in every town, in every country. This is what we imagine, and we want you to help make it happen.
ABOUT NOVA PIONEER
In 2014 we launched a new venture to build the first pan-African network of high-quality, affordable primary and secondary schools. This year we will be operating six schools—two in Nairobi and four in Johannesburg—and gearing up for rapid growth, initially across East and Southern Africa and eventually across West Africa as well. Our venture is structured as a social enterprise to enable us to attract the investment that will be needed to launch 100 schools and reach tens of thousands of students in the next decade.
We have a unique, entrepreneurial work environment with a strong team culture that is designed to reinforce our vision. The core elements of our culture include:
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for an exceptional individual to help revolutionize the way 21st century skills and knowledge are developed in African schools. You will be a central member of the team that develops the learning model to power Nova Pioneer schools as we expand. We are looking for candidates to be based in either Nairobi, Kenya or Johannesburg, South Africa.
Key responsibilities for the role include:
Does working at Nova Pioneer Academies excite you? If you’re a great fit, we will drop everything and call you immediately.
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Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is identified. Only qualified candidates will be invited for interviews.