Education Specialist.

As Click Learning’s EdTech Education Specialist, you will use your knowledge of education in the foundation and/or intermediate phase to analyse the different edtech literacy and numeracy products Click Learning deploys and how they help learners access the school curricula, in order to maximise the organisation’s impact on learning outcomes.

This role presents a unique opportunity to work in a not-for-profit EdTech organisation that has significant scale, is passionate about impact, and embraces innovation. Click Learning has developed a strong capability in technology implementation which provides it with the foundation to effectively deliver Edtech literacy and numeracy products.

Location: South Africa
Applications close on: 30 May 2024

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understand, analyse, and compare at a pedagogical level, each of Click Learning’s.
  • Use these insights to determine what products are best for which learners, under what circumstances, and at what grade.
  • Use Click Learning’s assessment and learner performance data to make data driven decisions regarding product effectiveness.
  • Use Click Learning’s assessment and learner performance data to provide information and support to teachers, district, and provincial government about the impact of Click Learning’s EdTech products.
  • Determine and advise on how the curriculum of each product should be adjusted or supplemented for maximum impact, and within Click Learning’s implementation constraints (such as time limitations.)
  • Understand how each of the products Click Learning deploys, overlays with foundation and intermediate phase literacy and numeracy curricula and Annual Teaching Plans.
  • Develop and articulate the strategic positioning for each product outlining their merits and support of curricula for the advocacy and adoption of products by schools, district, and provincial government.
  • Use an understanding of the products to advise the training division, facilitators, teachers, and principals on how the different products work and support curricula.
  • Understand content or pedagogical product updates/releases, the implications for learners, and engage with operations teams to adjust programming.
  • Conduct market analysis to identify and evaluate other edtech numeracy and literacy products.
  • Enhance Click Learning’s selection rubric when considering other products to test.
  • Collaborate with the evaluation team to develop and refine assessments that accurately measure student learning outcomes.
  • Research current developments in EdTech, teaching methods and other educational practices, and advise on necessary changes and possible improvements.


  • Analytical skills to evaluate products and make meaning of learner data
  • Product evaluation and learner journey mapping for learners and teachers preferably in literacy and numeracy
  • Strong communication skills in order to convey to different audiences the ‘how’ and ‘what’ of the EdTech products Click Learning deploys
  • Education development
  • Research
  • Decision making
  • Problem solving

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • An Honours degree in Education is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience teaching at Foundation or Intermediate phase in English and/or Mathematics, or as a Head of Department for Mathematics or English.
  • In-depth knowledge of educational standards and pedagogical best practices.
  • Experience in the deployment and use of EdTech numeracy and literacy products or learning technology is desirable.
  • An interest and belief in EdTech as having the potential to address learning deficits in South Africa.

Personal Attributes

  • Must be based in and authorised to work in South Africa
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong sense of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work independently, with a high level of self-motivation
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Critical outcomes and solution based thinker
  • Comfortable working across functions in an organisation
  • Enjoys working in fast-paced and fluid environment
  • Open to learning
  • Well-organised and detail oriented


  • LTE Data for work
  • Total Annual Cost to Company negotiable
  • Annual leave: 22 Days

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