Curriculum Writer Job Careers - Bridge International Academies

Job Title:          Curriculum Writer
Organization: Bridge International Academies
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 120,000 pupils in Kenya and Uganda. Bridge International Academies is an education innovation organization that designs technology-enabled, national-syllabus aligned primary and nursery school content to empower communities to give children a high-quality education. Bridge directly operates over 460 schools across Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria and India and acts as a government school operator for approximately 25 public primary and nursery schools in Liberia. In Uganda specifically we currently operate 63 schools across all regions of the country. Bridge works with parents, teachers and communities to provide the technology, training and resources to provide under-served communities with the support they need to deliver an education to their children that engages their hearts and minds, and ensures that they will complete primary school literate and numerate and able to take on the world.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·         Combing through our current textbooks and lessons from a Ugandan perspective
·         Writing new content for textbooks, scripting objective-driven lessons, and creating aligned and rigorous assessments. This could involve working on curriculum for English, math, science, social studies, and/ or religious education depending on your skills and experience
·         Getting into the field once per week to test samples of our curriculum in our current Bridge academies

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Bridge International Academies Curriculum Writer job opportunity should have at least three to five years’ experience working in primary education in Uganda
·         Show strong commitment to expanding educational quality and access in East Africa and a belief in the effectiveness of scripted curriculum
·         Excellent communication skills - this position will involve daily remote collaboration with our Boston office
·         Flexibility, ability to process and respond to new information quickly, and excellent attention to detail
·         Fluency in English (Luganda and other local language a plus)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to apply for this vacancy are encouraged to send their updated CVs to with the subject line “Curriculum Writer.”

Deadline: 12th September, 2016

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