AltSchool Africa Jobs Recruitment [6 new positions]

latest jobs vacancies at AltSchool Africa May 2022

AltSchool Africa is an Edtech product, an alternative to school, launched with the sole motivation to increase employability and reduce unemployment by helping Talents in Africa jump-start a career in Tech. With AltSchool Africa, everyone can benefit from the myriad of opportunities available in Tech. At AltSchool Africa we pride ourselves on possessing a culture of execution that caters to wavemakers rather than wave riders. If you’re interested in joining a diverse and dynamic team that values speed, continuous improvement, focus, accountability, and are on an impact mission, you’ll feel right at home at AltSchool Africa.

 May 2022 Technical Program Manager

Location: Lagos (Remote)

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Job Role

  • Organize and manage learning and development programs that align with the company’s objectives and mission.
  • Create and manage technical learning curriculums that are up to date with market trend
  • Coordinate with cross-disciplined teams to make sure that all parties are on track with learning requirements, deadlines and overall program timelines.
  • Support the Learning and Development team behind ‘The Alt School Africa’ to create a new generation of software engineers while delivering a quality experience.
  • Identify and initiate partnerships with organisations that are able to deliver quality technical content and support to the Pipeline program.
  • Track in real-time the progress of all students across all LMS, and ensure they are consuming the contents and are making significant growth.
  • Support all instructors and mentors in their responsibilities while tracking mentor, and instructor progress weekly using performance reviews frameworks.
  • Identify and recommend collaborative ways to improve the internal & external learning processes and programs.
  • Support with launching and execution of special and/or new project or programs within the school.
  • Serve as a bridge between the Learning and Development Director and instructors.

Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience supporting EdTech learning and development programs within the software development field or other related field.
  • 3+ years of Software engineering experience with proficiency in at least 2 languages.
  • Experience managing a team of instructors.
  • Good knowledge of latest Learning & Developments trends and the zeal to educate and empower Africans.
  • Ability to inspire team members.
  • A can do attitude.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Instructor, Cloud Engineering

Location: Lagos, Nigeria (Remote)
Experience Level: Experienced

About the Role

  • Would you like to be a part of an impact project, revolutionizing education and employability in Africa? AltSchool Africa is on a disruptive mission, we are rethinking education and we would like you to join us in this impact journey.
  • The role is paid, remote and you don’t necessarily have to leave your current job. With AltSchool we are building an impact community.
  • As an AltSchool Africa Instructor, you will take the lead in the facilitation of real-time, web-based learning related to specific and assigned learning tracks.
  • You will be responsible for students’ positive learning experience by providing operational, teaching, and technical support to students while ensuring a high level of engagement and interactivity.
  • You will also ensure that students understand concepts taught in the curriculum, guide project work and be proactive in assisting students, making sure they have an understanding of what they should be working on, ensuring the correct principles are being learned and applied towards the accomplishment of their project goals.
  • To be successful in this role, you are a software engineer knowledgeable about industry trends in web development and cloud engineering, you are capable of bringing the learning experience to life, through the sharing of your own personal/industry experience and the use of educational/facilitation tools and techniques.
  • You have what it takes to manage online learning platforms, you love research and are open to learning new topics within our course curriculum.
  • You enjoy wearing multiple hats, working on projects involving a variety of people across different functions and your love for people development will be very helpful in inspiring our students to move through the challenges of learning a new skill set.

What you will be doing

  • Teach AltSchool Africa’s Cloud Engineering track, with focus on (AWS, GCP and Azure)
  • Assist in reviewing and identifying existing learning resources/content for curation as per the course specific needs.
  • Lead the delivery and facilitation of course content; in-class exercises, project coordination, and participate in lecture discussions
  • Prepare students for success by providing coaching in all aspects of their journey towards becoming critical thinkers and problem solvers
  • Support AltSchool Africa’s data-driven model by tracking student’ access to the LMS
  • Answer content-related questions submitted by students; provide live summaries and recaps of learning material
  • Create relevant learning content, documents, or practice activities e.g slides, instructional aid, games/role play, quizzes, assignments, quizzes.
  • Support students’ learning by facilitating and monitoring online discussions
  • Monitor students’ engagement, provide online student support including feedback on their performance.
  • Respond to student queries on certain technical issues, related to assignments, grades and connectivity.
  • Coordinate and track the course enrolment and participation process, viewing course logs, being able to determine which students are enrolled in the online course, and know how to add and drop students from the course.
  • Conduct code reviews; grading class exercises, projects and publish assessment feedback after grading is complete.
  • Follow industry trends related to Backend Engineering and keep student updated with relevant industry information
  • Generate appropriate reports student metrics to document the learning experience.

Qualifications
What we are looking for:

  • 3+ years of professional work experience as a Cloud Engineer/Site reliability Engineer (SRE) with proficiency in web programming
  • Teaching or mentoring experience: Working or volunteering at tech bootcamps, training schools, experience as a tutor, mentor or an online instructor are all great experiences.
  • Fluent in English – It’s the language we teach in
  • Familiarity with online teaching, Learning Management System (LMS) or content management system (CMS)
  • Ability to explain complex topics in a non-technical way.
  • A Love for the fast-paced culture with the ability to self organise and manage your work
  • A love of software development and a passion for growing the careers of a new generation of software engineers
  • Strong technical and information literacy skills
  • Comfortable with communicating to large and small groups of people and have a desire to guide students in an empathetic manner.
  • Prepared to share personal insight in the industry and profession with students
  • Confident in recording feedback videos for students
  • Able to learn on the fly.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Instructor, Frontend Engineering

Location: Lagos, Nigeria (Remote)

Job Role

  • Would you like to be a part of an impact project, revolutionizing education and employability in Africa? AltSchool Africa is on a disruptive mission, we are rethinking education and we would like you to join us in this impact journey. The role is paid, remote and you don’t necessarily have to leave your current job. With AltSchool we are building an impact community.
  • As an AltSchool Africa Instructor, you will take the lead in the facilitation of real-time, web-based learning related to specific and assigned learning tracks. You will be responsible for students’ positive learning experience by providing operational, teaching, and technical support to students while ensuring a high level of engagement and interactivity.
  • You will also ensure that students understand concepts taught in the curriculum, guide project work and be proactive in assisting students, making sure they have an understanding of what they should be working on, ensuring the correct principles are being learned and applied towards the accomplishment of their project goals.
  • To be successful in this role, you are a software engineer knowledgeable about industry trends in web development and frontend engineering, you are capable of bringing the learning experience to life, through the sharing of your own personal/industry experience and the use of educational/facilitation tools and techniques.
  • You have what it takes to manage online learning platforms, you love research and are open to learning new topics within our course curriculum. You enjoy wearing multiple hats, working on projects involving a variety of people across different functions and your love for people development will be very helpful in inspiring our students to move through the challenges of learning a new skill set.

Responsibilities
What you will be doing:

  • Teach AltSchool Africa’s Frontend Engineering track, with a focus on (React.js, Vue.js)
  • Assist in reviewing and identifying existing learning resources/content for curation as per the course-specific needs.
  • Lead the delivery and facilitation of course content; in-class exercises, project coordination, and participate in lecture discussions
  • Prepare students for success by providing coaching in all aspects of their journey towards becoming critical thinkers and problem solvers
  • Support AltSchool Africa’s data-driven model by tracking students’ access to the LMS
  • Answer content-related questions submitted by students; provide live summaries and recaps of learning material 
  • Create relevant learning content, documents, or practice activities e.g slides, instructional aid, games/role play, quizzes, assignments, quizzes.
  • Support students’ learning by facilitating and monitoring online discussions
  • Monitor students’ engagement, provide online student support including feedback on their performance. 
  • Respond to student queries on certain technical issues, related to assignments, grades and connectivity.
  • Coordinate and track the course enrolment and participation process, viewing course logs, being able to determine which students are enrolled in the online course, and know-how to add and drop students from the course. 
  • Conduct code reviews; grade class exercises, projects and publish assessment feedback after grading is complete.
  • Follow industry trends related to Backend Engineering and keep students updated with relevant industry information
  • Generate appropriate reports student metrics to document the learning experience.

Qualifications
What we are looking for

  • 3+ years of professional work experience as a Software engineer
  • A strong understanding of one or more of these Technologies: React.js, Vue.js
  • Teaching or mentoring experience: Working or volunteering at tech boot camps, training schools, experience as a tutor, mentor or an online instructor are all great experiences.
  • Fluent in English – It’s the language we teach in
  • Familiarity with online teaching, Learning Management System (LMS) or content management system (CMS)
  • Ability to explain complex topics in a non-technical way.
  • A Love for the fast-paced culture with the ability to self organise and manage your work
  • A love of software development and a passion for growing the careers of a new generation of software engineers
  • Strong technical and information literacy skills
  • Comfortable with communicating to large and small groups of people and have a desire to guide students in an empathetic manner.
  • Prepared to share personal insight in the industry and profession with students 
  • Confident in recording feedback videos for students
  • Able to learn on the fly.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Program Associate | AltSchool Africa Jobs vacancies

Location: Lagos (Remote)
Experience Level: Intermediate

Responsibilities

  • Supporting all program teams with overall program timelines.
  • Interface with some stakeholders involved in the various programs and effectively deliver value to all.
  • Supporting the Learning and Development team behind ‘The Alt School Africa’ to create a new generation of software engineers with a low entry barrier while delivering a quality experience.
  • Manage program partnerships with organizations that are able to deliver quality technical content and support to the Pipeline program.
  • Track in real-time the progress of all students, regularly check-in when they are lagging behind and provide adequate support.
  • Efficiently support all instructors and mentors in their responsibilities while tracking mentor, instructor and students progress weekly using performance reviews frameworks.
  • Identify and improve collaborative ways to improve the internal program processes.
  • Support with launching and execution of different departments within the school.
  • Serve as a bridge between students and instructors.

Qualifications

  • 6 months – 1 year of experience managing projects or programs or events within the learning and development, Edtech and software development field or any related field.
  • Good knowledge of the latest Learning & Developments trends and the zeal to educate and empower Africans.
  • A can-do attitude.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Associate Video Editor

Location: Lagos, Nigeria (Remote)
Experience Level: Intermediate

About the Role

  • As an Associate Video Editor,  you will work closely with the Creative Team, Content Marketing team, and other key stakeholders to brainstorm and create high quality video content that reflect the Alt School brand and ambition.
  • You will bring your knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques to life. 
  • You will be a great fit for this role if you have a creative mind and storytelling skills, with an unusual way of thinking and getting things done. Your ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged is of great importance on the job.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Assemble raw footages, encoding and uploading for different platforms
  • Work with art and creative teams to select audio, video, colors, animation, etc. for graphic design
  • Create final videos from start to finish.
  • Edit video footage for promotional and educational purposes
  • Color Correcting and improving footage
  • Archive and store digital properties of the company.

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s Degree or other verifiable certificates in Film Studies, Cinematography, or related field
  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • Proficient in Adobe After Effects
  • Proficient in Adobe Suites such as Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Vast knowledge of Production and Post-Production Workflow
  • Style frame and Storyboard to develop visual style concepts
  • Understanding of different video codecs and best practices.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Instructor, Backend Engineering | Jobs at AltSchool Africa

Location: Lagos, Nigeria (Remote)

About the Role

  • Would you like to be a part of an impact project, revolutionizing education and employability in Africa? AltSchool Africa is on a disruptive mission, we are rethinking education and we would like you to join us in this impact journey. The role is paid, remote and you don’t necessarily have to leave your current job. With AltSchool we are building an impact community.
  • As an AltSchool Africa Facilitator, you will take the lead in the facilitation of real-time, web-based learning related to specific and assigned learning tracks.
  • You will be responsible for students’ positive learning experience by providing operational, teaching, and technical support to students while ensuring a high level of engagement and interactivity.
  • You will also ensure that students understand concepts taught in the curriculum, guide project work and be proactive in assisting students, making sure they have an understanding of what they should be working on, ensuring the correct principles are being learned and applied towards the accomplishment of their project goals.
  • To be successful in this role, you are a software engineer knowledgeable about industry trends in web development and backend engineering, you are capable of bringing the learning experience to life, through the sharing of your own personal/industry experience and the use of educational/facilitation tools and techniques.
  • You have what it takes to manage online learning platforms, you love research and are open to learning new topics within our course curriculum.
  • You enjoy wearing multiple hats, working on projects involving a variety of people across different functions and your love for people development will be very helpful in inspiring our students to move through the challenges of learning a new skill set.

What you will be doing

  • Teach AltSchool Africa’s Backend Engineering track, with focus on (Node.js, Python, Golang, Ruby)
  • Assist in reviewing and identifying existing learning resources/content for curation as per the course specific needs.
  • Lead the delivery and facilitation of course content; in-class exercises, project coordination, and participate in lecture discussions
  • Prepare students for success by providing coaching in all aspects of their journey towards becoming critical thinkers and problem solvers
  • Support AltSchool Africa’s data-driven model by tracking student’ access to the LMS
  • Answer content-related questions submitted by students; provide live summaries and recaps of learning material
  • Create relevant learning content, documents, or practice activities e.g slides, instructional aid, games/role play, quizzes, assignments, quizzes.
  • Support students’ learning by facilitating and monitoring online discussions
  • Monitor students’ engagement, provide online student support including feedback on their performance.
  • Respond to student queries on certain technical issues, related to assignments, grades and connectivity.
  • Coordinate and track the course enrolment and participation process, viewing course logs, being able to determine which students are enrolled in the online course, and know how to add and drop students from the course.
  • Conduct code reviews; grading class exercises, projects and publish assessment feedback after grading is complete.
  • Follow industry trends related to Backend Engineering and keep student updated with relevant industry information
  • Generate appropriate reports student metrics to document the learning experience.

Qualifications
What we are looking for:

  • 3+ years of professional work experience as a Software engineer
  • A strong understanding of one or more of these Technologies: Node.js, Python, Golang, Ruby
  • Teaching or mentoring experience: Working or volunteering at tech bootcamps, training schools, experience as a tutor, mentor or an online instructor are all great experiences.
  • Fluent in English – It’s the language we teach in
  • Familiarity with online teaching, Learning Management System (LMS) or content management system (CMS)
  • Ability to explain complex topics in a non-technical way.
  • A Love for the fast-paced culture with the ability to self organise and manage your work
  • A love of software development and a passion for growing the careers of a new generation of software engineers
  • Strong technical and information literacy skills
  • Comfortable with communicating to large and small groups of people and have a desire to guide students in an empathetic manner.
  • Prepared to share personal insight in the industry and profession with students
  • Confident in recording feedback videos for students
  • Able to learn on the fly

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online