Nova Pioneer Secondary Computer Studies & Business Studies Learning Designer Jobs in Kenya

Nova Pioneer Secondary Computer Studies & Business Studies Learning Designer Jobs in Kenya

  • Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Secondary Computer Studies and Business Studies Learning Designer. As a Secondary Computer Studies and Business Studies Designer, you will revolutionize the way 21st-century skills and knowledge are developed in African schools. You will be a central member of the team that will develop the learning model that we will use in our schools in Kenya.

  • Your role will be based in our Central Learning Design Team in Kenya. Currently we are working remotely. In the future, the job will require 1-2 days on our Nairobi-area campuses each week, once it is safe for our students and staff to gather.This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

    About Nova Pioneer

  • Imagine a world in which every young person across Africa attends a school that truly sets them up for success in the 21st century. A school that cares about individual students and allows them to explore the world around them. A school that focuses more on developing skills than on memorizing content. At Nova Pioneer, we have done more than just imagine this future, we are bringing it to life.

  • Nova Pioneer is a pan-African, independent network of schools offering high quality, accessible education from pre-primary through secondary school. Nova Pioneer uses a unique, enquiry-based learning approach that encourages students to ask “why” instead of telling them the “what”.

  • It allows them to form their own thinking through exploration, investigation and collaboration. Nova Pioneer currently has 13 schools in South Africa and Kenya with a vision to launch 100 schools and reach tens of thousands of students across the African continent in the next decade.

    Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Using themes, big ideas, and the Kenyan National Curriculum to create the day by day overview of the Computer and Business lessons.

  • Creating year-long Scope & Sequences for your subject areas and grade levels.

  • Creating detailed, inquiry-based lesson plans using project-based learning, multimedia approaches, and group work.

  • Creating
    materials that go along with each lesson.

  • Creating a full unit’s worth of material that culminates in Project Based Learning.

  • Working with your manager and the classroom teachers to revise lessons after they have been taught.

  • Working with learning designers in Languages, Humanities, Sciences, and Mathematics to create integrated projects.

  • Creating strong assessments /rubrics /continuums/checklists that allow each teacher to evaluate students.

  • Creating assessments that infuse multiple assessment methods into the questions.

  • Receiving professional development on the Nova Pioneer Model of Learning Design, integrated curriculum design, STEAM, and Project-Based Learning.

  • Any additional responsibilities as assigned by your manager.

    About You

    Skills and Qualifications required:

  • You have 2+ years of teaching experience in a rigorous, high-expectations setting.

  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science.

  • You have distinctive experience and interest in Computer Studies and Business Studies.

  • You have a mastery of Microsoft Office Suite (including Microsoft Access).

  • You are knowledgeable in programming languages, including Java and HTML.

  • Experience in examining KCSE Business or Computer Studies is a plus.

  • You have a track record of developing creative and rigorous curriculum that has led to distinctive learning outcomes and can demonstrate this through example products and references.

  • You have a desire to further develop your curriculum development skills and apply them to transform the lives of African youth.

  • You have strong writing skills and are able to use those to create lessons that will help students learn while being engaged and interested.

  • You are driven by data and can use data from student assessments to strengthen lessons and spiral in key skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nova Pioneer Secondary Computer Studies & Business Studies Learning Designer Jobs in Kenya

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