Curriculum Writer Job Careers – Bridge International Academies

Job Title:          Curriculum Writer
Organization: Bridge
International Academies
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest and
fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400
academies and 120,000 pupils in Kenya and Uganda. Bridge International
Academies is an education innovation organization that designs
technology-enabled, national-syllabus aligned primary and nursery school
content to empower communities to give children a high-quality education.
Bridge directly operates over 460 schools across Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria and
India and acts as a government school operator for approximately 25 public
primary and nursery schools in Liberia. In Uganda specifically we currently
operate 63 schools across all regions of the country. Bridge works with
parents, teachers and communities to provide the technology, training and
resources to provide under-served communities with the support they need to
deliver an education to their children that engages their hearts and minds, and
ensures that they will complete primary school literate and numerate and able
to take on the world.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
·        
Combing through our current textbooks and
lessons from a Ugandan perspective
·        
Writing new content for textbooks, scripting
objective-driven lessons, and creating aligned and rigorous assessments. This
could involve working on curriculum for English, math, science, social studies,
and/ or religious education depending on your skills and experience
·        
Getting into the field once per week to test
samples of our curriculum in our current Bridge academies
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Bridge International
Academies Curriculum Writer job opportunity should have at least three to five years’
experience working in primary education in Uganda
·        
Show strong commitment to expanding educational
quality and access in East Africa and a belief in the effectiveness of scripted
curriculum
·        
Excellent communication skills – this position
will involve daily remote collaboration with our Boston office
·        
Flexibility, ability to process and respond to
new information quickly, and excellent attention to detail
·        
Fluency in English (Luganda and other local
language a plus)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to apply for this vacancy
are encouraged to send their updated CVs to grace.bridgeinternational@gmail.com
with the subject line “Curriculum Writer.”
Deadline: 12th
September, 2016

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