RefuSHE is looking for a computer/IT trainer and digital learning specialist to join its education team in Nairobi, Kenya. RefuSHE is in the process of building an IT lab and rolling out a Technology Training curriculum as a second vocational track. RefuSHE is looking for a skilled computer science teacher who is familiar with CISCO and Microsoft systems and curriculum. They should have experience training adolescents with an ideal background of trauma-informed teaching or working with refugees.
They will also play a key role in a new flagship program being launched by RefuSHE in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and Kytabu. The program aims to develop an E-Learning and Wellness Platform for urban refugees, with a specific emphasis on girls and women. The candidate will serve as REfuSHE’s technology lead to ensure staff and students can use the platform intentionally and effectively. They should have experience in digital curriculum design, technology integration, and developing IT/Computer Science/STEM curriculum for primary and secondary schools as well as adult learnings.
The candidate will work alongside the program team to digitize RefuSHE’s curriculum and trauma-informed approach and will need to have a strong understanding of how to translate pedagogy and methodologies to digital resources. Ideal candidate has a strong educational background, demonstrated technical acumen, advanced teaching skills, and a passion for working with young people. They should be proactive and self-motivated to advance the use of technology for education.
E-LEARNING & WELLNESS PLATFORM DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, AND LAUNCH
IT LAB & VOCATIONAL TRAINING CURRICULUM DESIGN
This position is responsible for educational technologies and multimedia training as well as supporting the design, development, and launch of RefuSHE’s new Learning Management System (E-Learning Platform). They must have strong interpersonal skills and technical knowledge as well as experience in distance education methodologies and instructional design processes. Understanding and experience in online and videoconference instructional course design. The ideal candidate should be a highly effective, organized, and flexible leader and digital innovator. S/he will have the following professional and personal qualities, skills and characteristics:
Salary & Benefits
Salary is competitive and based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications.
The benefits package includes medical healthcare coverage and pension.
Your application should be send to admin@refuSHE.org indicating the position title in the email subject by close of business on August 5, 2020. It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format and given your surname) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees, one of which should be your current supervisor. Please note applications without a thoughtful cover letter will be considered incomplete.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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