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Psychology Educator

R 7.000,00 monthly City of Cape Town, Western Cape 19 June

Important company in the sector

  • Description

  • Are you an experienced Psychologist that would like to educate and help people all over the world?

    Shaw Academy is seeking an experienced Psychologist to use their skills and knowledge to educate thousands of students every month in helping to improve their mental health and wellness. Teach students how to manage stress, deal with anxiety and overcome behavioral issues.

    The ideal candidate will have a degree qualification in Psychology, have professional experience within the industry, presentation skills to communicate your knowledge and create top quality content for their lessons. This is your chance to join one of Europe’s largest EdTech firms in the online learning industry!

    Who We are:

    Shaw Academy is the #1 provider of personalized accredited education at scale, educating hundreds of thousands of new students every month. Our mission is to deliver great education accessibly and affordably to everyone, everywhere. We are expanding our teams with people who share our vision and enthusiasm to re-skill and up-skill the world.

    Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Dublin with Centers of Excellence in Bangalore, Cape Town and the US, our organically grown business now employs over 100 full-time staff. The Company is privately owned with considerable funding from PE and Strategic Investors. The company also has a very attractive employee share option plan (ESOP).

    This role is a full time contract role with a possibility of the role being made permanent.

    The Role:

    · Create a course in Psychology, put your own stamp on it and create something awesome for students to improve their well-being.

    · Create content that is both highly informative, somewhat practical and educational in the subject of Psychology, at both a beginner and advanced level

    · Develop and create all content using PowerPoint to teach the course, this would consist of 4 modules of between 8-10 lessons (c. 35 mins each)

    · Use recording and editing software to create engaging and informative lessons which will be delivered via our proprietary software system

    · Develop a variety of quizzes and assignments to enable students to test themselves and qualify for a diploma, and other support material

    · Support and work with our sales and customer support team to ensure that students get all questions answered

    · Use data and student feedback to drive enhancements of your lessons

    · Should the Psychology course prove successful, future courses related to this and opportunity to build out a faculty of courses in the area.

    What you’ll bring to the team:

    · A degree in Psychology

    · Strong experience using presentation software PowerPoint is mandatory, video editing experience a plus

    · Knowledge of psychological theory and practice.

    · Interest in how people think and behave.

    · Good research skills.

    · Ability to relate to and empathize with a range of people.

    · Good team working skills.

    · Excellent communication skills.

    · Sensitive listening and questioning skills.

    · Engaging personality which will enable you to deliver engaging content (training or education experience is an advantage but not mandatory)

    · Understanding of learning outcomes and comfortable with speaking to audiences

    · Student (customer) focus

    · High energy, passion and the ability to take initiative, as it is needed and student feedback to drive enhancements of your lessons

    What we’ll provide:

    · Market beating basic salary.

    · Monthly bonus structure.

    · High level Equity in a leading online educational company

    · A fun and exciting work environment.

    · A once in a lifetime opportunity to change the world of education forever by joining our rapidly expanding a technology-based firm with a foundation of real talent, and work with real innovators whilst achieving your own goals.

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


    * Knowledge of psychological theory and practice: 2 years (Preferred)

    Bachelors (Preferred)

  • Number of vacancies: 10
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Certificate
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Psychology Educator

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 7.000,00 monthly

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