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Senior Management Team

Vacancies

PLEASE NOTE: A referral fee will be offered for all successful candidates on completion of probation.

South Africa: R1,000         Zambia: K700        UK: £60

 

Senior Education Content Editor

Location: Zambia / South Africa

As Senior Editor, you will oversee a team of up to 4 other editors all reviewing and updating Mwabu’s teacher lesson plans. Those lesson plans offer full curriculum coverage across all subjects for Grades 1 to 7. You will quality assure their work, ensuring all of our material (several thousand lessons in total) fully and adequately covers the specific outcomes in the Zambian curriculum. You will also divide up the work between editors and hold them accountable for meeting pace and quality benchmarks in their review work.

Candidate must have 5+ years’ experience editing and proofreading educational materials at primary school level and 3+ years’ experience as a primary school teacher, including experience of under-resourced environments.  If you meet the minimum requirements, please forward your cv to jobs@mwabu.com

 

 

Educational Content Editor

Location: Zambia / South Africa

As Content Editor, you will review and update teacher lesson plans on our existing product across all subjects for Grades 1 to 7, ensuring they cover the Zambian curriculum objectives and requirements. The ideal candidate should have 5 years’ experience as a primary school teacher, preferably including experience of under-resourced environments. Candidates must have 5+ years’ experience writing and/or editing educational materials at primary school level for Sub-Saharan African schools (preferably Zambia). If you meet the minimum requirements, please forward your cv to jobs@mwabu.com

 

 

Educational Content Editor

Location: United Kingdom / South Africa

Mwabu is hiring an Educational Content Editor to deliver the next version of our ground breaking tablet-based product, which will take us beyond our home market of Zambia into South Africa. As an Editor, you will be at the forefront of our effort to reach 100 million learners across the continent. Our initial focus is Maths and Science covering grades 4-6. Over time we will broaden our scope to other subjects and grades. All our content is illustrated and voiced, creating a highly engaging learning experience for our users. The candidate is to review draft lessons created by a distributed team of 8+ writers, ensuring that material is aligned to the South African CAPS curriculum and adapted to suit learners in under-resourced schools.

Candidates must have 5+ years’ experience writing and/or editing educational materials for South African primary school level coupled with at least 3 years’ experience as a primary school teacher.  If you meet the minimum requirements, please send your cv to jobs@mwabu.com  

 

 

Educational Content Writer

Location: United Kingdom / South Africa

Mwabu is hiring an Educational Content Writer to deliver the next version of our ground breaking tablet-based product, which will take us beyond our home market of Zambia into South Africa. As a Writer, you will be at the forefront of our effort to reach 100 million learners across the continent. Our initial focus is Maths and Science covering grades 4-6. Over time we will broaden our scope to other subjects and grades. All our content is illustrated and voiced, creating a highly engaging learning experience for our users. As Writer, you will produce lessons aligned to the South African CAPS curriculum and adapted to suit learners in under-resourced schools. Emphasis is on creating engaging, interactive content using clear and simple language.

Candidate must have 3+ years’ experience writing and/or editing content, preferably for children and must have been a primary school teacher for at least 3 years.  If you meet the minimum requirements, please forward your cv to jobs@mwabu.com 

Platform Engine/Tools Developer

Location: South Africa

Mwabu has a proprietary content player built on top of the open-source game engine Cocos2D-x, and a proprietary content authoring system to go along with it. The purpose of the Engine/Tools developer is twofold: first, to work as part of the whole development team to design overall featuresets, and then implement the relevant parts of those featuresets either by extending the game engine, or the frameworks built on top of it. The second purpose of the Engine / Tools engineer is to experiment with all of the features of Cocos2D-x to push the definition of “e-learning” forwards.

 

Candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar with 5 years’ experience with C/C++ and at least 1+ years’ experience with JavaScript.  Experience working on open-source software and developing for mobile platforms, eg iOS, Android, Windows Phone is necessary.  If you meet the minimum requirements, please send your cv to jobs@mwabu.com 

 

 

Full Stack Software Developer

Location: South Africa 

Mwabu are looking for a Full stack Software Developer within a small IT team delivering mainly mobile and web applications, BI/MI solutions using appropriate Microsoft technologies such as C#, C++, MVC, SQL Server, SSAS, SSIS and SSRS.  Also required to provide technical support for other existing solutions.

Candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar.  Must have experience of working in a SCRUM Environment and 3+ years’ experience with HTML5, CSS, MVC, .NET, AngularJS and JavaScript, also Experience working with the modern web ecosystem: git, node.js, npm, gulp, bower.  If you meet the minimum requirements, please send your cv to jobs@mwabu.com 

 

 

Product Owner

Location: Zambia / South Africa

As Product Owner, you will be put in charge of a major revamp of our Zambian offering, hiring and overseeing the team that ensures consistent alignment of our content to the revised primary school syllabus. Our material covers all subjects from Grades 1 to 7, translated and voiced into 8 local languages. It consists of both lesson plans in epub/html format and animated slides built on top of the open-source Cocos-2dx platform.  This is a role demanding supreme organisational skills, as the team sets out to tackle 6,000+ lessons in need of review, re-alignment, and occasionally, wholesale rewriting. It also requires relentless focus on optimisation, as we strive to make content management processes more efficient.

The ideal candidate should have relevant IT / Product Management Degree coupled with 3+ years’ experience in software development or product management.  Candidate must have at least 3 years’ experience writing and/or editing educational materials for primary school level.  If you meet the minimum requirements, please forward your cv to jobs@mwabu.com

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