We're always looking for great people to join our organisation.
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).
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.
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
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.