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About Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is a startup revolutionizing education across Africa with a truly unique business model. The company has launched a large-scale franchise-like network of ultra low-cost for-profit private primary schools across Africa.

We now have 26 schools in Kenya, and plan to rapidly scale the company to serve more than 1 million students across Africa.

About this position:

Bridge International has developed Version 1.0 of an extremely detailed and rigorous instructional approach to enable a broad universe of teachers from local slum neighborhoods to be extremely effective in the classroom, overseen and managed by a school manager implementing a specialized support and oversight system, monitored and audited by a field-based operations team from headquarters.

Critical elements of the Bridge International instructional approach include:


  • a Direct Instruction or scripted curriculum (word for word, action-by-action scripts for every lesson in the classroom) based on the national syllabus
  • a continuous assessment program integrated with the curriculum, using specialized assessment recording forms and easy to follow rules for when teachers should continue on to new material or remediate on previous lessons
  • an integrated tutoring and enrichment program to ensure that students don’t fall behind, and those who are ahead of the curve are constantly engaged.

We are seeking Curriculum Specialists to create the curriculum elements of our “School in a Box” model.

You will be responsible for developing and researching curricular materials, including schemes of work , detailed lesson plans, direct instruction scripts, student exercises, and student assessments.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the curriculum that Bridge International uses delivers a high-quality education—a world-class education—to children in slum and other impoverished environments.

About You

  • You are an excellent writer, especially in English.
  • You enjoy receiving feedback and making continuous revisions to ensure the best possible product.
  • You meet every deadline without fail.
  • You have 3-5 years of experience as a primary school teacher (preferred).
  • You have 3-5 years of experience writing curriculum/instructional materials. (preferred)
  • You function well in a fast-paced informal environment where constant change is the norm and the bar for quality is set high.
  • Bachelors or Masters degree
Our team has a passionate belief that basic primary education is critical to the development of every child, family, community and nation.

We believe that it is possible to address this critical need for poor families through new and innovative approaches leveraging the private sector, and that by providing low-cost but high-quality primary education, we will give millions of children the opportunity to accomplish their dreams.

We are looking for people who want to join us in this rewarding task.

You can apply and view detailed job requisitions on the Careers page at
www.bridgeinternationalacademies.com

 

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