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Education, HR, Training and Business Operations Professionals Job Vacancies

An exciting new educational project aims to build thousands of schools in deprived areas of Kenya, providing low cost, high quality primary education to hundreds of thousands of children.
The project operates an innovative business franchise model geared to the needs of poor families and is now looking for motivated and talented people to spearhead their rapid expansion.
These hands-on positions demand drive and passion and offer a wonderful opportunity to make a real difference.
Head of Instruction
Ref: BA/HI/TB/1
This is a very senior post for an educational superstar with substantial experience in the design and development of detailed curriculums, large-scale teacher training programmes, teacher support and oversight tools, and detailed classroom management guidelines.
You will be part of the small senior management team and have responsibility for upgrading all of the instructional components of the company’s unique ‘School in a Box’ system. You must have strong management experience and experience in scaling up instructional systems to serve large numbers of students, teachers and institutions.
Manager, Curriculum Development

Ref: BA/DCD/TB/2
The successful candidate for this post will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of world class quality education, managing the production of the curriculum and ensuring that it is written and edited to ensure effective classroom delivery.
This includes leading a team of writers while personally contributing to the production of teaching scripts,
exercises, homework assignments and assessments. You must have several years experience in the specialised techniques of Direct Instruction is a plus. An appropriate educational qualification is important.
Manager, Teacher Training
Ref: BA/DTT/TB/6
Teachers for company schools are recruited from the local community and may have no previous teaching experience. This position takes responsibility for developing training methodologies and materials and for hands-on training of new teachers.
The number of teachers will grow exponentially and the successful candidate must be able to scale up the training operations to cover thousands of people in multiple locations. You must have direct experience in developing and using scripted educational training materials, tools, systems and experiential learning approaches as well as evaluation assessments.
Training Manager, Operations
Ref: BA/DSO/TB/3
The schools are operated according to detailed guidelines provided as manuals to school managers who are employed from the local community. This position takes responsibility for developing training methodologies and materials and for hands-on training of school managers in the company’s unique operating procedures.
Since the number of schools will escalate rapidly, the successful candidate needs to be proficient in devising scalable approaches to training large numbers of people in multiple locations. Your background will be in corporate job skills training where you can show a track record of significant achievements. You will be fully up to date with participatory learning techniques, materials development and direct instruction.
Head of Human Resources and Recruiting
Ref: BA/HHR/TB/4
This is a senior, hands-on position for an experienced HR practitioner with at least five years solid experience in managing the hiring processes in large scale business operations. You will have a firm understanding of the HR needs of a fast growing business and its people as well as a ability to implement the necessary systems and processes.
The success of the project demands that it be HR driven, with a professional HQ support team leading field operations with teachers and school managers recruited from the poor communities where schools are located.
Field Operations Officers
Ref: BA/SO/TB/5
This post takes responsibility for supervising the operations of a cluster of schools, offering guidance and support to School Managers and teachers including operational, financial and instructional oversight, while providing an essential link between the field and HQ.
Your experience should be in field supervision of business operations or in mentoring small business entrepreneurs or supervision of educational institutions although your experience may not be specifically educational. You must be a team player and a great communicator. Involvement in slum projects would be an advantage.
How to Apply
Please follow these instructions carefully or your application may be rejected. Forward your application by e-mail, indicating your chosen position and its reference in the subject line. Attach your CV with full details of your work experience and qualifications. Please include your present salary and availability. DO NOT attach scanned images.
Please do not apply for more than one position. Only candidates meeting our requirements will be contacted and will be required to undergo competency testing as well as interviewing.
Full job descriptions can be accessed by following the links on www.tackafrica.com orwww.byappointmentafrica.com.
Please forward all applications to edujobs@tackafrica.com.

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