Nova Pioneer is looking for an outstanding professional with experience managing complex projects to help drive the expansion of its world-class schools across Kenya. This is an opportunity to help grow a transformative education model that will shape the future of Africa’s youth. The fellowship will be based in Nairobi, Kenya for a period of at least 6 months.
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 that will enable them to shape a better future for the continent.
Now imagine that this school is not in one town, in one country, but across Kenya and the continent. This is what we imagine, and we want you to help make it happen.
ABOUT NOVA PIONEER
We launched two years ago to build the first pan-African network of high-quality and affordable primary and secondary schools. In 2017 we are operating six schools—four in South Africa and two in Kenya and are preparing for rapid growth. Our vision is to launch 100 schools and serve tens of thousands of students across the continent over 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 be the cutting-edge of our work to rapidly expand our transformational education model. The Fellow will work closely with the Managing Director and Director of Operations for East Africa as well as coordinate projects across a range of other teams and individuals throughout the organization. The Manager must be able to also work highly independently to drive new initiatives with minimal direction. Key responsibilities will be:
The fellowship is based in our regional headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and comes with a stipend to cover living costs. The fellowship is for a minimum of six months with the potential to extend or transition into a permanent role in the organization based on performance.
Does working at Nova Pioneer excite you? If so, we are excited to meet you and hope to speak with you soon to explore whether you are a great fit to join us in building our ambitious vision.
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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.