STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) Educator - Ubongo Kids

At Ubongo, we entertain kids in Africa to learn and love learning. Our interactive edu-cartoons are watched by over a million families in East Africa, and we’re expanding fast! We produce the hit TV edu-cartoon Ubongo Kids, which teaches math and science through fun, animated stories and catchy original songs.

We’re looking for a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) Educator to work with us full time, ensuring educational quality of our STEM content, including animated episodes, radio programs, eBooks and digital apps. You will set learning objectives for content, then work closely with our production team through each stage of the production process, from outlining and storyboarding, through to final animation, to ensure that we’re creating the best learning content possible. You’ll also work with our research team to continually test and improve our content, teaching style and interaction with kids.

Minimum diploma in education, degree preferred and minimum 2 year work/field experience in classroom in teaching in science and mathematics
Proven track record and passion for teaching children in STEM subjects

•Competitive salary + benefits • Flex-time work hours • You get to watch cartoons at work

To apply for this position, please email a CV and cover letter in .pdf format with subject line: STEM EDUCATOR to:

We’re looking for a full time Digital Editor to manage our digital content creation, distribution and strategy across media and platforms. You must have excellent command of written English and Kiswahili, as well as skills in producing short form digital audio and video content.

Manage content creation and publication for Ubongo’s digital platforms including our websites (corporate, Akili and Me, Ubongo Kids), Facebook pages, YouTube Channels, partner platforms and apps. You will work with our production and marketing teams to collect, adapt and/or create video, audio, graphic and written content for these digital channels in both English and Kiswahili… and ensure that we create and distribute excellent, engaging and enriching content to our audience via the format and channel best for them

How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send an email titled “DIGITAL EDITOR APPLICATION” to following the instructions below EXACTLY.

The body of the email should include:
. Link to digital portfolio
. This can be an existing site or a page made for this application with links/ embeds of content).
. Portfolio should include at minimum: 1 writing sample in English, 1 writing sample in                       Kiswahili, evidence of visual eye for graphics/ layout, 1 sample of video or audio content that             you played a key role in producing.
. 1 SHORT paragraph about why you should be Ubongo’s digital editor.
. 1 suggested post for our Ubongo Kids facebook page, written in both English and Kiswahili: