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Subject Matter Expert at uLesson Education Limited

uLesson is a venture-backed education technology business whose mission is to deliver high quality, affordable, and accessible education to all Africans. Our app hosts thousands of educational video tutorials that combine quality lessons delivered by experts in education, with digital animations and illustrations to explain key concepts; thereby, providing students with a learning experience that is unprecedented in its richness, scope, interactivity, and effectiveness.

We currently provide students between the grades of 1 and 12 with access to high-quality, curriculum-relevant, animated video lessons. At the moment, our uLesson App has been downloaded over 2 million times and we’ve been featured by credible media houses like CNN, Venturebum, Techcrunch, Quartz and Business insider.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Subject Matter Expert

Location: Abuja (FCT), Nigeria (On-site)
Job type: Contract
Slot: 7 Openings

About the Role
We are looking for talented individuals who are passionate about media, technology, education, and the African continent, to join our team. The focus will be to build content based on the South African FET curriculum for Grades 10-12, to cover:

  • English as a First Additional Language
  • Mathematics/Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Geography

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing quality academic content that meets the needs of both high achieving learners and learners with special needs.
  • Reviewing content developed by fellow team members to ensure quality.
  • Working alongside the company’s illustrators to ensure that produced contents are of the highest possible quality.
  • Improving the quality of developed content as guided by learner and/or colleague feedback.
  • Providing swift responses to questions and inquiries made by the company’s motion and sound designers, as well as the learners.
  • Co-planning, evaluating, and revising subject-based curricula, and methods of instruction.
  • Ensuring that personal and team targets are not just met, but exceeded.
  • Working based on either pre-existing or innovative systems to ensure the growth of the company’s library and content.
  • Any special assignment or task assigned by the manager.

Qualification and Skills

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a Humanities, Business, STEM related field.
  • At least 2 years of teaching and/or lecturing experience: physical, virtual, one-to-one, one-to-many.
  • Experience in developing e-learning courses and/or lessons is a plus.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and a generally well-organised and detail-oriented persona.
  • Ability to work with a team and under pressure.
  • Tech/Internet savvy and proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite applications.
  • Deep knowledge of the South African primary and secondary school curricula.
  • Excellent writing, speaking, and presentation skills.
  • Deep passion and ability for teaching.

Location and Duration:

  • The role will be based in the capital city of Nigeria, Abuja on a contract basis.

Salary Compensation
N300,000 ZAR - N600,000 ZAR / Annum



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] with the subject line "South African Subject Matter Expert". For example: South African Subject Matter Expert - Mathematical Literacy.


  • Please note that this role is open only to candidates from South Africa.
  • Please note that failure to follow the instructions above will disqualify you from the process. Also, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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