Ubongo Learning Education Manager Jobs in Tanzania

Ubongo Learning Education Manager Jobs in Tanzania


We’re looking for an educationalist, passionate about research and learning to maximize the educational quality of Ubongo content. You’ll work closely with all Ubongoers to innovate and create the most effective quality content for kids across Africa .

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Ubongo’s executive team to refine long-term education
    strategy for the company. You will help us keep up to date with the latest
    research and thinking in educational media and technology, and work
    with us closely to ensure our overall company strategy points toward long
    term educational impact for kids in Africa.
    ● Work within Ubongo’s production team to ensure educational quality of
    content created. You will check-in at all stages of production, from story
    development and script writing, through to animation and final editing--
    bringing in assistance from our network of teachers and specialists as
    needed.
    ● Lead research team in prototyping of new educational content and
    products, and testing this content with users.
    ● Lead research team in developing or adapting assessments, and
    coordinate in-house testing of our products with children in Tanzania.
    Coordinate with partners in other countries to conduct testing with
    children in Rwanda, Kenya and elsewhere.
    ● Collaborate with research partners on study design and analysis of
    educational impact assessments.
    ● Curriculum development for shows and alignment to various countries
    curricula
    ● Pedagogical methods and documentation of pedagogy
    ● Keeping up with the latest research and best practices in education,
    cognitive neuroscience and developmental science, incorporating new
    advances into our approach
    ● Continuously find innovative and simple ways to make education and
    research processes more efficient and fun!

    Requirements

  • Be fluent in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
    ● Strong verbal and written communication skills
    ● Masters
    or PhD. in Education, Psychology or related field, with practical
    experience in teaching or educational product development
    ● OR related Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of proven experience in
    teaching or educational product development
    ● Strong research and analytical skills, including but not limited to human
    centered design, prototyping and research design
    ● Ability to put educational theory into practice with educational media
    development across a wide range of subjects and topics.
    ● Experience in installing and managing workflow processes including but
    not limited to time tracking, task delegation, budget and payment, etc
    ● Have a can-do attitude and readiness to learn on the job as we create an
    innovative new educational service
    ● Good at dealing with ambiguity and able to figure things out for yourself.
    ● Self-motivation and a high level of responsibility to complete tasks in a
    timely manner and make significant progress without direct supervision.
    ● Someone who loves kids. They’re why we do what we do. They’re running
    around our office all the time. Our kids’ music and videos will become part
    of your life (and constantly stuck in your head).
    ● Collaborative worker, good at working in a diverse team with different
    backgrounds and skills. You will need to work closely with technical team
    members to ensure educational quality of the content and products that
    they create.
    ● Open-minded and flexible thinker, willing to test new methods and
    approaches, then analytically assess their effectiveness.
    ● Comfort dealing with and understanding digital products (apps, video etc.)
    ● Passion for Ubongo’s vision of bringing localized edutainment to learners
    across Africa

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 13th September


    For more information and job application details, see; Ubongo Learning Education Manager Jobs in Tanzania

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