1Room Digital Content Production Manager

Project:
1Room

Dates:
May to July 2018

1Room Kenya

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with local team to produce comprehensive digital modules for upper secondary level students, with a focus on subjects of difficulty (communication, math, and science) and with strict adherence to the national curriculum and sensitivity to local learning needs

  • Develop and adapt from other NGOs hands-on, activity-based learning modules

  • Identify gaps in existing creative commons teaching materials (i.e. Khan Academy Lite Swahili) to prioritize topics for in-house production

  • Develop individualized remedial education activities for at-risk students

  • Develop a detailed modular teacher training curriculum that helps teachers use our technology platform to create individualized lessons and measure student progress

  • Assist in creating a long-term organization system for digital- and paper-based academic content

  • Conduct quality assurance research (i.e. focus groups, etc.) to test curriculum material

Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Creative ideas for bringing curriculum to life

  • Experience leading a team an asset

  • Pursuing/completed a degree in education, political science, international development, or a related field considered an asset
  • Work/volunteer experience in education/alternative education considered an asset

     

 1Room Peru

Key Responsibilities

  • Design a curriculum for a start-up after-school academic program targeting upper secondary students, with a focus on at-risk students working towards their high school diploma and high school students preparing for university entrance exams

  • Produce comprehensive digital courses and activity-based learning for upper secondary level, with a focus on subjects of difficulty (communication, math, and science) and with sensitivity to local learning needs and the cultural context

  • Adapt and develop hands-on, activity-based learning modules from other NGOs to the local context for upper secondary students

  • Identify gaps in existing creative commons teaching materials, such as Khan Academy Lite (Spanish), to prioritize topics for in-house production

  • Develop individualized remedial education activities for at-risk secondary students

  • Scout appropriate pilot regions/locations for program based on both collected and existing data and interviews

  • Develop partnership(s) with local NGOs and/or high school to test materials

  • Develop a detailed, documented, modular teacher training curriculum that helps teachers use our technology platform to create individualized lessons and measure student progress

  • Assist in creating a long-term organization system for digital- and paper-based academic content

  • Conduct quality assurance research (i.e. focus groups, partner high school, etc.) to test material

Qualifications

  • Excellent leadership skills – this is a start-up project (based on our existing 1Room model in Kenya), so we are looking for interns that can lead with minimal supervision from the coordinator, is a great question-asker, and has great problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Creative and critical thinker

  • Experience in IT or library work (digital organization/cataloguing) an asset

  • Pursuing/completed a degree in education, political science, international development, or a related field considered an asset

  • Work/volunteer experience in education/alternative education considered an asset

  • Intermediate (conversational) Spanish. Not sure of your level? Try this free online self-quiz.

Application Process

Step 1:

Email your resume to applications@sidcanada.org

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Step 3:

We will contact you to arrange an informational interview

Step 4:

If there is mutual interest, we will invite you to a second interview