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  • Posted on: 4 December, 2017 Deadline: 11 December, 2017
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  • Tinker Education - Our business is involved in solutions for Kenya’s innovative education through Teacher Training, STEM curriculum, e-Learning Platform, Digital Book Platform, Digital Content Creation, and Pilot Project Implementation.

    At Tinker Academy, our program teaches students computer science/ coding with the integration of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) Education.

    We aim to demonstrate that the computer is a powerful tool for creativity and invention as we nurture your child to be a future innovator and idea maker.

    Arduino Instructor

     

    Our business is involved in solutions for Kenya’s innovative education through Teacher Training, STEM curriculum, e-Learning Platform, Digital Book Platform, Digital Content Creation, and Pilot Project Implementation.

    At Tinker Academy, our program teaches STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) Education with computer science/ coding. We aim to demonstrate that the computer is a powerful tool for creativity and invention as we nurture children and youth to be a future innovators and idea makers.

    Details:

    Candidates must have mid-level to expert knowledge in micro-controller boards and an ability to show his/her competency in a technical skills interview. Additionally and key to this role, the candidate chosen should demonstrate an enthusiasm towards educating youth to be critical thinkers and inventors.

    The candidate should have proficiency with advanced skills of micro-controller programming such as Arduino, and knowledge, understanding and work experience of electrical electronics. Being skilled at various electronic parts and electronic circuits is also required.

    Our instructor will be responsible for preparing lessons and guiding students through a project-based curriculum to design and implement electronic objects.

    Excellent organizational and planning abilities are needed to study and deliver resource materials in teaching. The candidate should exhibit strong customer service coordination with head office and management.

    This teacher will collaborate with the Tinker Education and EMCAST team to and report to the managers as we focus on delivery of an exceptional IOT program. As part of a start-up, please note, our work environment is cooperative, flexible, fast-paced, and deadline driven.

    Job Requirements

    • Advanced skills of micro-controller programming such as Arduino
    • Experience with Arduino Uno, Mega and Nano
    • Knowledge, understanding and work experience of electrical electronics
    • Be skillful at various electronic parts and electronic circuits
    • Be able to conduct projects using bluetooth and wiFi
    • Equipped with teaching skills or experience
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Great attention to detail.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to work across boundaries.
    • Ability to build rapport and trust with internal stakeholders. Honesty is integral to our business practice! Must possess a high level of integrity.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare lessons with a focus on circuits, electricity, maintenance and hands-on activities.
    • Correspond with management concerning the materials/devices/kits required.
    • Set up each class and guide students in their assignments and projects.
    • Draft, demo and execute a lesson with the aid of teaching resources and self-study.
    • Utilize the Tinker Education Learning Sequence and encourage collaboration amongst students.
    • Review and assess students understanding of electricity and circuits
    • Guide students to maintain equipment and ensure safety
    • Ensure that all lessons and student report deadlines (internal and external) are met.
    • Facilitate and actively participate in strategy sessions with the Tinker Education team.
    • Effectively communicate with the team (and clients) with respect to content delivery, progress reports and student participation.
    • Answer inquiries from internal business partners using your local knowledge of Kenya.
    • Promote efficiency, consistency, and professionalism.
    • Assist with miscellaneous projects as needed, such as administrative support and training.

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    Early Years Stem Teacher

     

    Job Details:

    Candidates must hold a degree in Early Childhood Education and previous experience as a Montessori teacher. This position requires a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at the primary level with notable skills in early childhood development.

    Early years STEM teachers help children to communicate and interact in a classroom scenario, which is far removed from their experiences to date. He/she must demonstrate an ability to help young children to develop basic learning skills (verbal, written and numeric) through fun lessons and interactive activities, which encourage creativity, independent thought and expression.

    Early years STEM teachers will be responsible for preparing lessons and guiding students through their relevant class content. Teachers are required to monitor each pupils’ achievements and liaise with parents or guardians to optimise their children’s learning experiences. Therefore, the post holder must deliver efficient and effective reporting that defines the progress (successes and solutions to any challenges) of each student as this is a critical period in discovering and identifying learning ability.

    Excellent organizational and planning abilities are needed to study and deliver resource materials used in online and offline education. The candidate should have strong research skills with ability to self-study and self-motivate.

    The candidate should exhibit customer service coordination with head office, management, and parents/guardians. This teacher will collaborate with the Tinker Education office team and report to managers as we focus on delivery of a Learning Management System for STEM education through computer science. As part of a start-up, please note, our work environment is collaborative, flexible, fast-paced, and deadline driven.

    Job Requirements

    • Candidates must hold a degree in Early Childhood Education and 3 years previous experience as a Montessori teacher.
    • Ability to help young children to develop basic learning skills (verbal, written and numeric)
    • Ability to learn new technologies as well as content quickly and proficiently.
    • Enthusiasm and ability to teach young children.
    • Understanding of STEM education, education technology and experience of E-Learning environments is not necessary but advantageous.
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Great attention to detail.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to work across boundaries.
    • Effectively interact, communicate, and work well as a team member with internal and external partners at all levels of the organization globally.
    • Ability to build rapport and trust with internal stakeholders. Honesty is integral to our business practice! Must possess a high level of integrity.
    • MS Office experience and OA (office automation) Skills.
    • Willingness to learn new products/technologies and promote the development of STEM education in Kenya.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare lessons beforehand and correspond with management concerning the materials/devices/kits required.
    • Set up each class and guide students in their assignments and Tinker Education activities.
    • Draft, demo and execute a lesson with the aid of teaching resources and self-study.
    • Utilize the Tinker Education Learning Sequence and encourage collaboration amongst students.
    • Ensure that all lessons and student report deadlines (internal and external) are met.
    • Facilitate and actively participate in strategy sessions with the Tinker Education team.
    • Effectively communicate with the team (and clients) with respect to content delivery, progress reports and student participation.
    • Answer inquiries from internal business partners using your local knowledge of Kenya.
    • Promote efficiency, consistency, and professionalism.
    • Assist with miscellaneous projects as needed, such as administrative support and training.

    Method of Application

    Please send your CV and cover letter to neene@tinkeredu.net outlining your interest and suitability for this position. Deadline for applications 11th December 2017.

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