M-Shule Digital Learning Project Consultant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

M-Shule Seeks a Digital Learning Project Consultant.

M-Shule seeks a Digital Learning Project Consultant for a full-time 6-month contract to manage design and delivery of content for our personalized SMS learning for Class 4-Class 8 primary students in Kenya.

About M-Shule Mobile Education

M-Shule is the first adaptive, mobile learning platform in Africa to bring personalized educational tools to primary school students through SMS. Meaning “mobile school” in Swahili, M-Shule’s platform uses artificial intelligence to deliver personalized SMS learning support in Math and English, building students’ concept mastery, exam performance, and confidence.

Then M-Shule shares data and insights with their parents and schools to power better instruction and collaboration. By making 21st century learning possible with the simplest feature phone, M-Shule unlocks new opportunities for millions of students across Sub-Saharan Africa and the world.

Project Details Include:

  • Oversee development, creation and organization of curriculum-aligned subject matter content and for learners to use through the M-Shule platform, in coordination with the M-Shule team and platform requirements.
  • Develop and implement streamlined processes and structures to translate written content to a digital format, categorize information, and track results.
  • Review and improve Math and English knowledge maps based on theory, student skill development and mastery, and curriculum requirements.
  • Review content database and content creation processes, assess student needs, and make recommendations to improve student learning experience.
  • Enforce quality assurance measures to ensure all content meets a baseline level of excellence.
  • Manage content developers, editors, and contractors in fulfilling all of the above needs.

Required Profile:

  • Project management and design, particularly in coordinating teams, setting and meeting deadlines, establishing efficient processes, managing scope, and delivering quality results.
  • Extremely comfortable with ICT; conversant with technical language and working knowledge of how digital platforms interact with their content.
  • Background in primary education; preference for experience in differentiating instruction, content development, and lesson analysis.
  • Strong innovation, design thinking, and “learning by doing” skills, with ability to conceptualize new ways to get the job done and solve challenges in implementation.
  • Comfortable with business analysis and implementing quantitative approaches to tracking results and making decisions.
  • Strong independent worker with excellent communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic and excited about innovative opportunities in edtech in Kenya, and want to bring that to as many learners as possible.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Math and/or English primary classroom instruction.
  • Experience designing e-learning courses or apps, preferably in text-based or low-bandwidth environments.
  • Expertise with research and theory of learning design strategies.
  • Experience with low-income learners and/or emerging markets.

Contract Details:

Duration: This is a 6-month contract position that will begin by November 2018 and last until April 2019. The contract then has the opportunity to be extended or transition into a full-time position based on performance.

Location: Contract will be full-time and based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Compensation: Based on experience. We are an early-stage startup with many opportunities for growth.

How to Apply:

Application deadline is 26th October 2018 by 5pm EAT.

Please submit your CV and cover letter by filling out the Application Form.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Education and Training, ICT and Technology, Project Management
Updated: October 16, 2018 — 8:15 pm