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  • Posted: Sep 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We're here to 'help those who teach'. It's what brings us to work every day. So what exactly is Twinkl? Some describe us as a Digital Publisher, others, as an Education Partner (we used to be called an EdTech start-up). To be honest, we’re all these things and much more too. But the description we’re most proud of is the one our members use - &l...
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    South Africa: Content Writer - Senior Phase


    Location: South Africa (remote)

    Pay: $5.76 (USD) per hour

    Hours: 15-25 hours a week

    Contract: 6 months

    Recruiters: Niall O'Gorman, Wendy Pienaar

    We are looking for a highly organized individual who is passionate about the education system and helping those who teach in South Africa. As a primary school teacher content writer, you will be responsible for developing innovative original resources to address the CAPS curriculum in South Africa specifically for grade 7-9 learning areas with a focus on Creative Arts, Maths, Life Sciences, History and Geography. You may also be required to select, translate or adapt and edit existing resources to make them suitable for teaching within the CAPS curriculum. Twinkl is at an exciting time in its journey and the successful candidate will be key to ensuring that these ambitious plans become a reality!


    Your responsibilities will include:

    • Creating original and innovative content for grades 7-9 in line with the CAPS curriculum.

    • Selecting, translating and adapting other Twinkl resources in line with the South African curriculum for grades 7-9;

    • Create assessments and other teacher tools for use within a South African classroom.


    Core Skills:

    • Excellent English language knowledge - Afrikaans as an additional language will be a bonus;

    • Qualified teacher with CAPS training

    • Working knowledge of the South African Curriculum;

    • An exceptional eye for detail;

    • Thrives working in a change-focused and dynamic environment;

    • Strong computer and online skills,

    • Passionate about teaching;

    • Creative;

    • Proactive in improving and learning new skills.


    Soft Skills:

    • Is good fun to be with and has the ability to communicate well with others;

    • Is organized, able to work to deadlines, and manages time effectively;

    • Is able to communicate with colleagues and our external partners effectively, both written and verbally;

    • Has a hard work ethic, is passionate, driven and loves what they do;

    • Is honest, trustworthy and reliable;

    • Produces quality work and is ready to learn new skills;

    • Works well in a team;


    Qualifications & Experience:

    • Completed degree in Senior Primary Education (not TEFAL or similar)

    • A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in the Senior Phase in South Africa.

    • CAPS training


    Twinkl are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.

    We celebrate diversity within all of our teams and are committed to continuing to build an inclusive workplace for all. If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application/selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements please include this at the foot of your covering letter. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Twinkl on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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