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Technology Teaching Fellow- Full Stack (Accra, Ghana)
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Industry

Media Intelligence

Category

Leadership & Management

Experience

Mid level

Location: United States

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Contact Person
Melissa Chow

Job Description

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is seeking candidates with a passion for teaching and a strong background in technology and/or entrepreneurship for a one-year assignment teaching and mentoring talented African entrepreneurs in full stack application development.

Interested candidates should be:

  • Highly experienced in full stack development with a good portfolio of past projects.
  • Mandatory skills include: Javascript, React.js, React Native, Express.js, Node.js and MongoDB.
  • Capable of and able to teach the development of front end website architecture and design of user interactions on web pages.
  • Experienced in developing back end website applications and in creating servers and databases (SQL, noSQL) for functionality.
  • Knowledgeable of systems architecture, DevOPs and cloud infrastructure design and deployment (AWS, Azure etc.).
  • Experienced in cross-platform optimization for mobile phones. Ensure responsiveness of applications.
  • Adept in being able to teach the Design and development of APIs.
  • Skillful in the current trends in web applications and programming languages.
  • Competent in design thinking and the use of ‘user centered design’ methods in product development.
  • Proficient in managing software projects and teams using project management tools.
  • Understand Agile principles and be experienced in using them to manage projects.
  • Able to adopt new tools and frameworks quickly in order to help teams to use them.
  • Adept in public speaking, teaching, and mentorship in software engineering or related subjects.
  • Skillful with entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship and must have built successful products.
  • Experienced in working in multicultural and diverse teams and familiar with the challenges/opportunities in African countries.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To design, develop and execute the curriculum and lesson plans on full stack development.
  • Grade and evaluate technical deliverables.
  • To mentor individuals and project teams.
  • To lead projects within the curriculum.

WORKING WITH US

One of our greatest assets is our diversity and we are bound by shared values, committed to our mission and proud to be a leading tech entrepreneurial school on the continent.

MEST gives you the opportunity to pursue rewarding and challenging work with skilled and supportive colleagues, learning and development opportunities, benefits that have the flexibility to meet your needs and are fair. Our competitive compensation rewards you for your work. Working at MEST is about bringing out the best in people.

REMUNERATION

We offer a competitive remuneration package, which includes an attractive gross salary based on experience and competencies, comprehensive medical coverage, hot meals and annual leave.

Contact [email protected]

Skills & Requirements

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Have a passion for excellence, creativity, innovation, teaching and learning
  • An excellent facilitator and speaker
  • Team player, effective in a Collaborative Work Environment
  • A Coach, able to bring out the best in others
  • A learning mindset
  • A problem solver and solution-oriented
About the company

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is seeking passionate individuals who will be involved with teaching and mentoring entrepreneurs-in-training in business and entrepreneurship so that they can begin building a scalable technology company at the end of
the program.

These individuals will contribute to creating a culture of excellence in a supportive environment that promotes the success of our entrepreneurs-in-training and drives the reputation of MEST as a world-class entrepreneurship training program institution.

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