Content Writer and Editor - Kuwait
Twinkl , Kuwait

Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
Qualification
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Sep 16, 2021
Last Date
Dec 16, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description


Twinkl are recruiting Kuwait Teachers

Location: Work from home

Salary: 3.30 KWD per hour (Kuwaiti Dinar)

Contract: 15 hours per week, 6 months fixed term

Recruiter: Claire Bonnett

Hiring Managers: Helen Sushams and Faiza Khan


As a Content Writer/Editor at Twinkl, you’ll be helping to build a new team of passionate professionals working flexibly to write and edit Arabic content for Twinkl’s emerging Kuwait market, writing category descriptions and blogs. This team will create a wide range of resources for use in the Kuwait School curriculum system, including PowerPoints, display materials, activity sheets, assessments and planning. For this role, the majority of your time will be spent creating content for children in the public school system so you must have experience of teaching in this setting, or be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of this system. Strong languages skills in both Arabic and English are a must.

Kuwait is a rapidly growing market for Twinkl. You will have the creative freedom to shape the content we offer to our customers. Our ideal candidate will be going further than writing content by suggesting new product ideas, identifying needs in the Kuwaiti teaching community, sharing their experiences and expertise with others. They will need to be able to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision. The successful candidate will be vital in ensuring that these ambitious plans for Kuwait become a reality. This is a work-from-home, flexible position, and hours can be agreed upon between you and your line manager to fit around your current commitments.


If this sounds like the job for you, please apply using your CV and a covering letter in English, outlining how your experience makes you suitable for this role.


Your weekly activity could include:

  • meeting with other Twinkl writers or the Country Manager to discuss new ideas;
  • writing content for the Kuwaiti market;
  • developing new product ideas with the Kuwait Country Manager.

You’ll be working with:

  • Faiza Khan (Country Manager - Kuwait) - Faiza has recently joined the Twinkl team as Country Manager for the Kuwait market. With her passion for marketing and PR, entrepreneurial spirit, as well as her 5 years of experience working within the education sector, her role at Twinkl combines the two things that mean most to her: spreading the love for education and building lasting connections with people. Since joining Twinkl, she has dived headfirst into the role of Country Manager by securing multiple partnerships with local brands as well as setting up the foundation for Twinkl to grow and blossom within the Kuwaiti market. Her personal interests include reading, cooking in her free time, making music and meeting new people.

Requirements

To succeed in the role, you will:

  • be a fantastic communicator who thrives when working in a close-knit team;
  • be focused on collaboration, using feedback to make our resources the best they can be;
  • be able to innovate on new resources for our country’s content themes and upcoming events;
  • have detailed knowledge of the Kuwaiti national curriculum;
  • be able to identify opportunities, generating new content ideas;
  • have an excellent understanding of the needs of teachers in the primary public school system and support staff delivering learning within the classroom or at home.

We’re are especially interested in anyone who also meets the following requirements:

  • Qualifications: Bachelors of Education or equivalent; Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ classroom experience, currently full class teaching in Kuwait, within the last 12 months;
  • Skills: Strong grasp of Arabic spelling, punctuation and grammar, communicating clearly in English;
  • Personal: Are you a great baker? Do you enjoy weekends in the sunshine? Great! Please include this in your covering letter so we can find out more about you.

Please send all covering letters in English.

If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application/selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements please include this at the foot of your covering letter. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

Benefits

In this role, you will learn:

  • how to create new teacher content for our Kuwaiti team, from ideation stage to publication on the site;
  • how to write and check Arabic resources for our customers;
  • remote collaboration, working closely with team members across this market;
  • how to develop greater commercial awareness so we can understand the needs of those we want to help.


In return for everything you can bring, we can offer you an exciting role in a fast-growing and dynamic business, with plenty of career opportunities.

Here’s a couple of the things that make Twinkl a great place to be:

  • A friendly, welcoming and supportive culture. We believe work should be fun and always put people before process.
  • Flexible working with opportunities to work from home.
  • Diversity, inclusion and belonging - our Employee Network Program includes working groups for LGBTQ+, People of Colour, Disabilities (visible and invisible), Women in Tech and Working Parents.
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD) - Our ever-evolving program includes: Monthly progression reviews, Twinkl’s Management Scheme, commercial awareness training, leadership coaching quads, career chats and mentoring.
  • Collaboration across continents! You’ll plug into a global team working to help improve the lives of educators around the world.

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