Teaching Associates (Several Teacher Jobs – Primary and Secondary) – Fundi Bots

Organization: Fundi
Bots
Duty Station:
Kampala, Northern Uganda and Eastern, Uganda
About US:
Fundi Bots’ mission
is to accelerate science learning in Africa. To achieve this, we use practical
learning tools like robot-building to improve learning outcomes. Through the
process of building robots, the students get practical skills in computer
science, electrical and electronics engineering, mechanical engineering,
computer programming and soft skills like project management, teamwork and
innovation. As a result of this process, the students understand their science
curriculum better, are prepared better for future technology oriented careers
and they are empowered to be innovative community change-makers.
Job Summary: The
Teaching Associates (teachers) will oversee and manage the teaching, training
and curriculum development aspects of our Primary and Secondary School program.
The teachers’ primary role will be to prepare, deliver and evaluate the lessons
within our training center (Fundi Space) and within the schools that we work
with. Our core training areas (from primary to senior school levels) are:
electronics, computer programming and mechanical systems. Our core science
curriculum subjects are Physics, Maths and Chemistry. Fundi Bots works with two
age groups; Primary Schools (6-12 years old) and Secondary Schools (12-18 years
old) and we require several Primary School and Secondary School Teaching
Associates.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Preparing and delivering lessons to a
    range of students of different ages, social backgrounds and abilities.
  • Evaluating student work, giving feedback
    and maintaining records of students’ progress.
  • Maintaining up-to-date subject
    knowledge, devising and writing new curriculum material in collaboration
    with the rest of the Fundi Bots team.
  • Managing pupil behaviour in the school
    classrooms, at the Fundi Space and any other premises at which we may be
    carrying out trainings.
  • Supporting individual pupils through
    special or supplementary trainings.
  • Communicating with parents and guardians
    over students’ progress.
  • Participating in and organising
    extracurricular activities, such as outings, social activities and other
    events.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Fundi Bots Teaching Associate should
    a Diploma in Education or Bachelor of Science in Education or an
    equivalent from a recognized university. A degree from another science
    field like computer programming will be considered if you are committed to
    pursuing education as a career. We strongly encourage fresh graduates to
    apply. No previous job experience is required.
  • The teaching areas must be in science
    subjects specifically; ICT, Physics, Chemistry and Maths.
  • A strong knowledge or interest in
    computer programming will be an added bonus.
  • The teaching style needs to be modern,
    fun and interactive. The Fundi Bots curriculum is 90% practical, so we
    need teachers who are dynamic, hands-on and are constantly searching for
    better ways to improve the teaching experience.
  • Experience with international schools is
    not necessary, but will be an added advantage.
  • You must be self-driven, able to
    independently work through tight deadlines with minimal supervision, and
    you must have a strong attention to detail.
  • You must have very good English
    communication skills, written and spoken, with specific attention to
    professional communication and classroom etiquette.
  • You must be very organized with strong
    reporting, time-management and performance tracking standards.
  • You will be in charge of educational
    documentation and reports, so you must be comfortable attending meetings
    at schools and various organizations, taking minutes, filing reports and
    organizing operational paperwork.
NB: For full-time
positions outside Kampala, Fundi Bots prefers teachers who are resident within
the regions they are applying to work in.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications (CVs/Resumes and Cover Letters) to
careers@fundibots.org with the title: Job Application: Teaching Associate
(Please indicate Primary or Secondary
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