Junior Achievement (JA) Africa is one of Africa’s largest organizations working on youth economic empowerment to prepare youth for the future of jobs. With a presence in 15 countries in sub-Saharan
Africa, JA empowers young people to grow their entrepreneurial ideas, hone their work skills, manage their earnings, and secure better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities through the delivery of hands-on, blended learning in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship.
At JA Africa, we’re always seeking to deliver greater value to the African youth we work with. We’re looking to hire a Curriculum Developer to lead a curriculum update and integration of project management into our flagship high school entrepreneurship program, the JA Company Program. This is a short term project.
Review & update entrepreneurship content (including exercises, case studies, evaluations) for JA Company Program (participants and facilitator guides)
Integrate project management principles and processes into JA Company Program guides for participants and facilitators
Training of trainers
o Develop training deck/manual
o Conduct/Facilitate training session for JA Program Managers and Company Program Volunteers Qualifications
Experience developing experiential entrepreneurship curricula
PMP certification OR at least 5 years of work experience in project management
Knowledge of instructional design principles for youth education
Must have excellent writing skills and attention to detail
Must be adept at translating technical jargon into an easily relatable format for African youth
Additional Documents Required:
Samples of previous curricula developed
Names and contact info for 3 references
Cost proposal including proposed methodology & work plan
Portfolio for team members if you’re working with a team
Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter detailing relevant experience to
email@example.com with subject line “Application for Curriculum Development Consultant Position –
Your Name” (e.g. Application for Curriculum Development Consultant Position – Yaw Barima).