Instill education is hiring a
Instill Education is on a mission to transform teaching, learning, and leadership in every classroom on the African continent. We believe that our teachers and school leaders are the greatest levers for change in the education system. We recently became an accredited higher education institution in South Africa, and launched a game-changing mobile app that offers self-paced, bite-sized modules to help teachers in their professional development journey. More than 50,000 teachers in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria have already enrolled in our professional development modules and joined a pan-African community of peers and experts who provide support and feedback along the way.
We are looking to hire a Director of Finance to oversee and manage the financial activities of Instill Education and ensure its financial sustainability and growth.
What makes you a great candidate?
You are ambitious, hungry to learn, and have a deep passion for education. You want to work in a fast-paced business environment and grow with a young organisation that seeks to change the face of education across the African continent. You want to get your hands dirty and get involved in every aspect of the startup. You are excited by the challenge of immersing yourself in new contexts and tackling complex and ambiguous problems. You are not afraid of failure and are driven to improve through robust, data-driven decision-making and feedback. When evaluating your candidacy, we will look for the following:
What does the role entail?
As the Director of Finance, you will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the company’s financial function across South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and within our holding company in Mauritius.
More specifically you will build a small team to oversee the following functions:
Anticipated start: ASAP
Location: Flexible in either Johannesburg, Accra, Lagos, Nairobi or Mauritius
Do our values resonate with yours?
We believe in owning our mission to transform education across Africa. We aim to dream big, work collaboratively, have the courage to learn from failure, and embrace ingenuity. practical, inclusive solutions for the communities we serve. If you share our commitment to this challenge, join us in making a profound impact on our education systems.
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