Nova Academies Technology Educator Job in Ondiri, Kikuyu, Kenya

Jul 27, 2016

Want to Develop 21st Century Youth?
Nova Academies is a pan-African school network that prepares the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching methods with an emphasis on 21st century skills.

We look for passionate and creative individuals who are eager  to bring in their diverse perspectives and experiences to develop innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

Position: Technology Educator

As a Technology Educator you you will play a critical role in delivering an exceptional 21st Century learning experience using technology to solve real world problems  for our students using the 8.4.4 curriculum combined with the best international practices. 

This is an opportunity to be the technological force behind the creation of a transformative school model with the future of Africa’s youth at stake

Function: School

Your role will be based at our Nova Ondiri Campus, Kikuyu Township, Kiambu County

Reports To: Principal

Our team culture is designed to reinforce our vision:
  • We model the growth mindset we want our students to embody; you are challenged every day and, as a result, you grow more than at any other point in your life
  • We pursue excellence in every detail and do whatever it takes to produce great work quickly
  • We are radically open: we share tough messages and our own vulnerabilities to help us grow
  • We bring infectious energy, enthusiasm and fun to everything we do because joy fuels the hardest work and learning
How will your  typical Week at Nova Look Like?
  • Helping to design a world class computer studies programme that will be used in Nova schools across the region.
  • Infusing joy and passion for learning in lessons so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence .
  • You will be a founding member of the team that will develop the instructional model that we will use in our first school in Kenya in January 2016 and then in schools throughout the region.
  • Ensure that technology is being used effectively and innovatively throughout the school
  • Integrate interactive technology within lessons to enhance instructional delivery
  • Maintain professional competence in instructional techniques and in specialized teaching through in-service education activities and self-selected professional growth activities
Who you are?
  • Energetic and passionate about education.
  • You have a world-class understanding of technology, programming, hardware, and software. You have such a strong understanding that you are able to teach others.
  • You are able to develop new ways of presenting information that are both exciting yet still accurate. You are creative in the ways that you approach technology.
  • You’re not scared of change. You thrive in organizations that constantly adapt and evolve. enough to deal with the changes of plan and unexpected tasks that arise in a founding school.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject(s) Engineering, Computer Science etc
  • Certificate in teaching or interest in obtaining a certificate in teaching
  • You have distinctive experience and interest in technology (e.g., coding) and have used technology in your teaching or have taught about the facets of technology that you already know.
  • Knowledge of C programming is an added advantage.
Does working at Nova Academies excite you? 
 

If you’re a great fit, we will drop everything and call you immediately 

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is identified. 

Only qualified candidates will be invited for interviews.




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