Job Title: Moringa School Technical Mentor

Contract: Full Time

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya


About Moringa School

  • Moringa School is transforming higher education in Africa, starting with software development. In our current program, we transform ambitious amateurs to coding professionals.

  • We are a premier advanced immersive program, training exceptional full-stack and mobile Software Engineers. Moringa School is currently expanding rapidly into other courses and geographies across Africa and are looking for top talent to accelerate our growth.

  • Moringa School was named one of the ‘Top 10 Most Innovative Companies’ in 2018 by Fast Company.

Our Mission

Moringa School's mission is twofold:

  • To empower people &

  • To transform education through rapid-iteration teaching.

Our Culture

  • Employees enjoy a fun, collegial startup environment

  • You will be surrounded by talented, friendly, brilliant, & mission-driven professionals who work hard to provide the best student experience of its kind in the world.

  • We are committed to employee health & wellness- we truly believe that you need to take care of yourself first.

  • We understand the value in remote working & support it as needed.

Why We Are Hiring for This Role

Moringa School is in an exciting transition from a primarily Nairobi-based school to an international education organization via rapid growth across Africa and expansion into new course offerings. We are a premier advanced immersive program, training exceptional full-stack and mobile Software Engineers. Students train 10+ hours a day, 5 days a week, through 20 weeks in a curriculum focused on computer science fundamentals, frontend skills, and Python/Django or Java/Android. The Technical Mentor role provides the mentorship and supervision necessary to ensure that their students have a 5-star experience and achieve strong outcomes.

What You Have:

  • Demonstrated experience building software systems, and working well in diverse teams, even in a chaotic environment.

  • Degree in a relevant field [must have].

  • 2+ years experience working, at least 1+ years experience professional coding in languages used in the classroom.

  • Lots of patience and empathy, ability to work well with and accommodate the needs of other people.

  • Coding school alumni (preferred). 

  • Experience teaching, working in education, or program management (preferred).

What You Will Do:

  • You will lead and coordinate all classroom activities for your class.

  • You will be responsible for the class and student success and happiness.

Who You Are

  • Creative; you can creatively solve tough problems, have strong critical thinking abilities

  • Own and proactively take initiative to solve problems and help others

  • Have deep self- and situational awareness

Values Alignment: The Moringa Way

  • Embrace collaboration (working together to complete a task or achieve a goal)

  • Be bold (being daring and courageous)

  • Have humility (acting without pride or arrogance) 

  • Celebrate accountability (taking responsibility for your actions and their outcomes) 

  • Have a growth mindset (believing that you and those around you have the potential to improve through intentional practice and feedback from others)

  • Be fun-loving (enjoying life in a lively, lighthearted way)

To Apply

Send an email attaching your CV to Recruitment at 

  • Subject Line: Application: Technical Mentor - Software Development | Your full name