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    Team Simba visiting a pre-school in Diepsloop Johannesburg, South Africa

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Content Specialist South Africa

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Simba Education is looking for a content specialist in South Africa who can create, review and advise on lessons and activities designed for early years educators who do not have the relevant experience and expertise. The ideal candidate will have experience with working with or applying the South African Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS).

JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Ensure that the lessons and activities are aligned to the CAPS requirements and include all the necessary standards that are set by the department of basic education in South Africa.
  • Work with the tech development team to optimize and create assessment tools for the Simba platform - specifically, how to communicate the data collected to schools.
  • Review and audit lessons and activities that have already been uploaded on the Simba Teacher platform.
  • Source, edit or create lessons and activities to complement the activities on the platform.
  • Develop guidelines for the local team on catalyzing the use of Simba’s content in preschools.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Experience using the South African Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements
  • Ability to synthesize technical information and translate it into accessible products
  • Written and verbal fluency in English is required
  • Proficiency in using MS Office, Google Docs.
OPTIONAL
  • Experience working as an early childhood educator or early childhood centre administrator
  • Experience in assessment and evaluation in Grade R, preschools or ECD centres
  • Graphic design skills
BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Simba Education is a social enterprise, which leverages the growing use of mobile technology to equip educators with the tools, skills and experience necessary to deliver a quality education to children who live in low and middle-income areas in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our uniquely designed web platform allows educators who do not have adequate training and experience to administer lessons and activities and record the progress of every child in real-time. The comprehensive approach favors human interaction, leverages storytelling and sing-a-longs to adapt to cultural standards, and provides academic play to foster their cognitive, physical, and social/emotional development.

HOW TO APPLY?

Please email your resume and cover letter to hello@simbaeducation.com to apply.