Type: FULL TIME Industry: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Category: Teachers & Education
Deadline of this Job: 20 March 2023
Duty Station: Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa
The teaching Associate at Fundi Bots performs the role of trainer in integrated schools and during outreaches. This role will involve travel within the region to the schools where training happens. The ideal candidate should be passionate about working with children, and with good interpersonal skills.
ABOUT FUNDI BOTS Fundi Bots promotes improved practical science education in African schools and communities through the provision of hands-on skills and project-based training with a strong focus on rural and underprivileged regions and a push for equitable inclusion for Girls.
Fundi Bots’ mission is to accelerate science learning in Africa. To achieve this, we use practical learning tools like robot-building to improve learning outcomes. Through the process of building robots, the students get practical skills in computer science, electrical and electronics engineering, mechanical engineering, computer programming and soft skills like project management, teamwork and innovation.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR Fundi Bots is seeking someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is driven to explore new ways to increase the efficacy of the Robotics in Education ecosystem, and who would be an active member of a team of nonprofit professionals who value creating possibilities together so that all students are STEM ready. The teaching Associate at Fundi Bots performs the role of trainer in integrated schools and during outreaches. This role will involve travel within the region to the schools where training happens. The ideal candidate should be passionate about working with children, and with good interpersonal skills. The specific responsibilities associated with this role are:
KEY RESULT AREAS 1. Planning daily lessons. 2. Developing Robotics learning activities and hands-on material for classes. 3. Monitoring Robotics student growth to identify strengths and areas for improvement. 4. Providing regular feedback to students. 5. Carrying out Robotics trainings in integrated schools 6. Participating in Robotics outreaches 7. Conducting evaluations of the trainings 8. Reporting on learning and progress of students and teachers 9. Projects development. 10. Providing extra support to students who need it. 11. Using learner data to constantly refine your curriculum. ABOUT YOU Experience 1. At least one year of previous work experience is required. 2. Background in Education is an added advantage. 3. Good track record with children.
Academic Qualifications A bachelor’s degree in Education with a bias in Math/ Physics Core Competencies 1. High proficiency in MS office suite, (excel, word, PowerPoint) and G-suite (Hangouts, Calendar, Drive). 2. Outstanding Communication and Interpersonal Skills. 3. Excellent Organization Skills. 4. Great Multitasking skills. 5. Attention to detail. 6. Adopting a data-driven attitude towards measuring learner progress. 7. Demonstrating an awareness of different student backgrounds and cultures.
Job Experience: No Requirements
Work Hours: 8
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
How to Apply
Send CV and Application letter to firstname.lastname@example.org The deadline for submission is 20th March 2023, 5.00 p.m. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.