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  • Posted: Jun 15, 2021
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  • Nova Pioneer Education Group is a Pan-African independent school network offering preschool through secondary education for students from ages 3 through 19. We prepare the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching methods with an emphasis on 21st century skills. We established Nova Pioneer because we believe education should ...
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    HighSchool Sports Coach (Tatu Girls Campus)

    Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Highschool Sports Coach for our Tatu Girls High School. 

    You will be responsible for delivering an exceptional 21st Century physical education experience for our students and coaching them to succeed in various sports.  You oversee the sports program and as such would be leading the vision for the sports program for the school.

    This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

    ABOUT THE ROLE

    Key responsibilities for the role include:

    • Work with the Dean of Students to create a vision for the sports program and invest stakeholders in the vision. 
    • Oversee the regional athletics relationships and ensure the school is scheduled for all competition and matches. 
    • Create new and support existing partnering by reaching out to schools and other relevant places to seek for friendlies and other joint sporting events.
    • Ensure  appropriate  preparation and management of all competitions and matches.  
    • Develop a strong school teams to represent the school in competitions.
    • Develop a training program for all the training sessions in accordance with the school guidelines.
    • Coach and instruct players individually or as a group regarding the rules , regulations, equipment and the techniques of the sport.
    • Work with the Dean of Students to procure all needed  sports equipment. 
    • Ensure attendance is taken at the beginning and the end of the training sessions.
    • Hold coaching sessions with athletes throughout the academic day and residential evening.
    • Coach multiple sports ( could include sports such as: basketball, football, rugby, tennis or swimming) and help with contributing to the development of enrichment and residential experiences for students.
    • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of sports equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.
    • Observing, assessing and recording students’ performance, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of pupils’ progress and development for the Principal, other school leaders and parents.
    • Providing or contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students or groups of students.
    • Monitor the academic performance of the players and always ensure high standards are met.
    • Providing pastoral care and support to students, providing them with a secure environment to learn. 
    • Ensure simple first aid procedures are done to injured students during sporting activities.
    • Provide consistent rewards and/ or consequences for student behaviour.
    • Consistently meet the ambitious goals of a rapidly growing organisation

    ABOUT YOU

    Skills and Qualifications required:

    • You have 1 - 3 years of experience in a similar position working with teenagers.
    • You have basic refereeing skills. At least FIBA level 1 and Coaching Certifications.
    • A relevant degree in Physical Education or Sports/ Recreational Science is desirable
    • A post graduate diploma in Sports/ Recreational Science can be considered
    • You possess effective coaching techniques and skills. You possess adequate knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport.
    • You are able to communicate fluently- verbally and in writing in English. You are able to effectively present information and respond effectively to questions in one-on-one, small group situations to students and other school staff. You are able to verbally respond to common inquiries from students
    • You are knowledgeable in a variety of sports and athletic programs. A proven track record of implementing successful athletic programs is highly desirable.
    • You have excellent interpersonal skills and are able to build relationships with stakeholders
    • You are flexible and open to change - you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
    • You are a problem solver - you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making effort to find appropriate solutions.
    • You are excited about our organizational culture and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback.
    • You have a desire to further develop your leadership skills and apply them to transform the lives of African youth

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    Technology Coordinator (Tech Coordinator)

    Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Technology Coordinator (Tech Coordinator) for our Tatu Girls High School. The Tech Coordinator is a school-based role and as such will provide dynamic, consistent and motivational servant leadership, ensuring the successful delivery of the vision, ethos and priorities for the subject with a clear focus on outstanding progress for all students and support for the team.

    This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

    Skills and Qualifications required:

    • You have a diploma/degree in an IT related field 
    • You have a minimum of 2 years technical experience, experience in IT support is an added advantage.
    • You have a passion for a career in technology
    • You have proficient knowledge in computer networks and can troubleshoot network related issues
    • You are able to demonstrate competence and comfort with PC/Linux/Mac based computer systems

    Responsibilities

    Key responsibilities for the role include:

    Tech Asset Management and Team Professional Development

    • Managing the check in and out process of all students and staff laptops and maintain an accurate inventory record of the school equipment
    • Managing and tracking the IT/Tech assets while ensuring safe storage. 
    • Keeping an up to date inventory of the IT/Tech assets.
    • Conducting teacher PD on tech assets termly.
    • Ensure all teachers sign the asset management document and ensure safe storage of the paperwork.
    • Collect classroom tech assets from class teachers at the end of every term. 
    • Attending teacher PD on a regular basis. 
    • Creating and running professional development experiences for teammates on tech. 
    • Run tech capacity building training sessions for different functions at the school (academic and non-academic) at least termly to enhance their job productivity. 

    Tech Maintenance and Troubleshooting

    • Ensuring the functionality of student and staff laptops by carrying out regular preventative maintenance, basic repairs and software configuration such as Microsoft Office, OS updates, etc. If the nature of a repair is outside of the tech coordinator's ability to repair, the tech coordinator will be responsible for liaising with an outside repair service to ensure the device is repaired. 
    • Performing weekly maintenance and set up checks of all centrally used tech resources in the school such as, but not limited to, laptops, extension cables, projectors, computer labs (if applicable), tablets in the RAZ Room (if applicable) and Library (if applicable) to ensure they are in perfect working condition. 
    • Receiving technicians from contract service providers as needed to carry out maintenance or repair tasks.
    • Ensuring all classrooms are set up with functional classroom projectors, speakers and HDMI cables. 
    • Troubleshooting the classroom projectors, speakers, HDMI failures. Ensuring any such issues are resolved proactively and to constantly keep the affected stakeholders updated on the issues and progress made in resolving them.  
    • Troubleshooting all internet issues. Ensuring any such issues are resolved proactively and to constantly keep the affected stakeholders updated on the issues and progress made in resolving them.  
    • Troubleshooting all printer issues. Ensuring any such issues are resolved proactively and to constantly keep the affected stakeholders updated on the issues and progress made in resolving them.  
    • Troubleshooting all schools support tickets. Ensuring any such issues are resolved proactively and to constantly keep the affected stakeholders updated on the issues and progress made in resolving them.  

    Supporting Academics and Learning Programs 

    • Supporting teachers in running heavy computer/technology aided lessons.
    • Running one computer based club or coordinating and liaising with vendors of tech-related clubs (Little Einsteins, Coding & innovation clubs)
    • Conduct innovative sessions, potential sessions HTML/CSS and game development.
    • Ensuring proper setup or software and hardware and helping facilitate all schools online testing platforms. Ex: NWEA, MAP
    • Ensure proper set up of school programs and support teachers in managing learning programs: Example:mRAZ Kids, Exploration Tech, Mathletics, etc. 
    • Working with the Dean Development Lead to lead the schools generation of all learners' report card pdfs test versions and sharing with concerned teachers to enable them resolve any gaps before they are published to families at the end of each term. 
    • Support academic teams with Tech needs for school events - parent, student and teacher events (Microphone, PA system, etc.)

    Method of Application

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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