Skills Union is a leading global learning company, focused on preparing our students for careers in the digital economy. We work directly with universities and employers to design and deliver programs that focus on both leadership development, as well as the most sought-after digital skills, including coding, UX, data science and digital marketing.
Our mission is to unlock human potential by providing highly engaging learning programs that equip our students with the skills, tools and mindset to help them succeed in today’s rapidly evolving digital economy. We believe that education can be a powerful force for good, and want to help students from every background to realise their full potential.
THE ROLE - WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We’re looking for an experienced Software Development with 5+ years of experience in Software Development to lead our programme in Singapore, and to help prepare our students for a successful career path in the growing tech industry. Your primary responsibility will be to help students learn the latest tools, skills and technologies, and to set them up to pursue successful careers in Software Development when they graduate.
We aways look for people who are Happy, Hungry, Honest and Humble, with a deep passion for sharing their knowledge and significant real-world experience. Educational experience is a bonus, but all of our new team members follow a training program in the latest instructional and educational approaches, and so this is much less important than your attitude, knowledge, experience and portfolio.
You will be joining our global team, as head of our Web Development Program in Singapore. We have a curriculum of video based content which can be followed by students in a 'flipped classroom' model, (i.e. online), while the program itself is delivered in-person using our unique "Social Learning Model", which means students learn in cohorts, working in pairs and groups, with direct access to a global community of mentors.
Students learn by working on real projects, following a carefully curated curriculum, with content from some of the world’s leading learning content providers. We also support our students with weekly online group workshops providing personalised Professional Development to help them succeed in their career.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Delivering an extraordinary student learning experience through compassionate, committed feedback to students, teaching, mentoring and information sharing.
Coaching and inspiring students to reach their full potential
Providing students with feedback to help them build projects and portfolio
Actively contribute to our growing global community.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
You are the person that your colleagues naturally gravitate to when they are looking for guidance.
You are a confident team leader with problem-solving, communication and analytical thinking skills.
You are proactive, autonomous and resourceful.
A diploma, certificate or a degree in the design field + 2 years of industry experience OR 5 or more years of industry experience.
Above all you have a great portfolio of work, a passion for working with people, and a deep love for what you do.
If you are interested in this role, please apply via our jobs portal with your CV and a brief covering letter, providing three key reasons why you feel you would be the perfect fit.
Skills Union is an equal opportunities employer and actively encourages applications from all backgrounds.