Educational Content Editor

Job details

Job deadline
21 September
Description

PRI connects specialist talent with leading employers across multiple industries in the region. Our business strives to have an in-depth knowledge of our markets. We have offices in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and South Africa with plans to open offices in other African countries in the future. Educational Content Editor to update our tablet-based product, Zambia’s first and only e-learning solution for schools. As an Editor, you will be at the forefront of our effort to improve the standard of education in Zambia. As 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. You will also write some new teacher lesson plans where our existing content does not adequately cover the curriculum.

Responsibilities

  • Identify gaps in Our Clients coverage of the Zambian curriculum
  • Update lesson plans so they align with the curriculum
  • Edit text for content and style
  • Ensure examples and activities are suitable to the context and culture of Zambia
  • Ensure pedagogy aligns to the capabilities of teachers and learners in under-resourced schools
  • Ensure all content is clearly written and simple to follow
  • Work in a distributed team with several other colleagues, relying on IT to communicate and manage the work

Qualifications 

  • Three (3) years’ experience writing and/or editing educational materials at primary school
  • level for Sub-Saharan African schools (preferably Zambia)
  • Three (3) years’ experience as a primary school teacher, including experience of under-resourced environments
  • Experience with systematically mapping lesson material to a curriculum, e.g. from the publishing sector
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly; to adapt to a new environment and operate effectively
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage your own time when working from home

How to apply
Send your CV to the email below:

For more information

To apply for this job email
infozambia@priconsultants.com
Precision Recruitment International (Rhodes Park, Lusaka)

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