Optimi careers

At Optimi, we are passionate about providing accessible learning solutions to learners across South Africa. If you would like to join our team, please browse the vacancies currently available below.

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2021-12-31

Campus Manager

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Optimi is currently looking for a well-organised and people-oriented individual to join the team as Campus Manager at Optimi Campus Auckland Park. The ideal candidate should have a positive outlook, embrace change, and be a team player with excellent communication skills. The requirements for this role are a degree/diploma in a relevant field (education/subject field) and more than five years of experience in a similar role. The successful candidate must be deadline-driven, innovative, and able to suggest new teaching models that will address the future needs of education, such as increased independent learning and critical thinking. This position is based in Auckland Park. To apply for this job, click the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Legal Manager

Optimi Group

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Optimi is looking to hire an individual with knowledge of various aspects of the law to join the team as a Legal Manager. The ideal candidate should have great interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels. The requirements for this role are a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, five years of post-qualification experience (admitted attorney) preferably within the corporate environment, and at least two years of managerial experience. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of various legislation, including but not limited to POPI, PAIA, CPA, NCA, as well as all educational legislation and the Companies Act. The position is based in Centurion. To apply for this job, click the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Intermediate Business Analyst

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Optimi is looking for a Intermediate Business Analyst to help drive the implementation of projects across our organisation. The ideal candidate will have strong technical and analytical capabilities, as well as project management and/or software development experience. The requirements for the role are a bachelor’s degree in an engineering or IT-related field and a minimum of five years of relevant experience. The successful candidate should have business acumen, good stakeholder management skills, and the ability to clearly communicate and present information. This position is based in Centurion. To apply for this job, click the Apply

2021-12-31

Head of Administrative and Assessments Services

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Optimi is currently looking to hire a customer-centric and solution-oriented individual to join the team as Head of Administration and Assessment Services. The ideal candidate should have a great conflict resolution skillset and the ability to effectively analyse and interpret metrics and reports. The requirements for this role are a degree in a related field (a postgraduate qualification will be advantageous) and eight years of experience in a similar role. The successful candidate will have extensive exposure to the management of an educational institution. This position is based in Centurion. To apply for this job, click the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Digital Learning Coordinator

Optimi Group

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Optimi is looking for a fantastic team player with strong administrative and coordination skills to join the team as Digital Learning Coordinator. The focus of this role is to manage the development of digital learning content using external resources. The requirements for this role are a bachelor’s level qualification in a relevant field and at least three years of relevant experience. The successful candidate will have excellent language skills, be self-motivated, and will learn new skills quickly. This position is based in Centurion. To apply for this job, click the Apply button.

2021-12-31

2022 Internships

Optimi Group

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We are currently looking to hire young graduates to join the Optimi family as interns in the following fields:

  • Administration
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Supply Chain
  • Creditors Clerk
  • Collections Clerk
  • IT Administrator
  • IT Support
  • Recruitment
  • Contact Centre

 

The ideal candidates should be eager to learn.

Optimi looks forward to providing graduates with corporate experience within their respective fields of study. These positions are based in Centurion. To apply for an internship, click the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Learning Delivery Manager

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual with excellent communication and leadership skills to join its team of education specialists. The requirements for this role are a level 7 diploma/bachelor’s degree with a professional teaching qualification and at least five years of relevant experience in the field of education. The successful candidate must be deadline-driven, innovative, and be able to suggest new teaching models that will address the future needs of education, such as increased independent learning and critical thinking. This individual will be responsible for providing insights into the holistic academic approach of the various phases (Grade R – 12). The position is based in Centurion. To apply for this job, click the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Academic Operations Manager

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual with proven leadership and personnel management skills to join the team as Academic Operations Manager. The ideal candidate should be able to work under pressure and handle high volumes of work. The requirements for this role are an education and/or management qualification and five years of relevant experience, with exposure to events and academic administration. The successful candidate must be able to operate in a very diverse environment. This position is based in Centurion. To apply for this job, click the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Education Specialist: Mathematics

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Optimi is currently looking for an individual with subject knowledge and teaching experience in Mathematics Grade 10-12 to join the team as an Education Specialist. The successful candidate must be a team player, have excellent communication skills and have subject knowledge.
This Position is based in Centurion.
Should you not receive a call from us in 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Optimi Campus manager

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Optimi is currently looking to hire a well-organised individual who is people-oriented to join the team as the campus manager for Optimi Campus Auckland Park. The ideal candidate should have a positive outlook, embrace change, and be a team player with excellent communication skills. The successful candidate must be deadline-driven, innovative and able to suggest new teaching models that will address the future needs of education, such as increased independent learning and critical thinking. This position is based in Centurion. Kindly send your CV stating the job title in the subject line to recruitment@optimi.co.za. Should you not receive a call from us in 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful. Preference will be given to EE candidates that meet the requirements as listed above. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Learning Delivery Manager

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual who is a team player with excellent communication and leadership skills to join the team of education specialists at Optimi. The successful candidate must be deadline-driven, innovative, and able to suggest new teaching models that will address the future needs of education, such as increased independent learning and critical thinking. This individual will be responsible for providing insights on the holistic academic approach of the various phases (Grades R – 12).This position is based in Centurion. Kindly send your CV stating the job title in the subject line to recruitment@optimi.co.za. Should you not receive a call from us in 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful. Preference will be given to EE candidates that meet the requirements as listed above. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Intermediate-Senior Phase Teachers

Optimi Classroom

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Arrow Academy is currently looking for experienced Intermediate-Senior Phase Teachers for the following subjects:

  • Afrikaans
  • Social Science and Life skills
  • isiZulu

The requirement for this role includes a Bachelor of Education/ PGCE (Intermediate-Senior) from a recognized tertiary institution, the ideal candidate must be SACE registered and Police Clearance Certificate. The successful candidate need to have  2 – 3 years teaching experience (CAPS curriculum). This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Junior Talent Acquisition Consultant

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Optimi is currently looking to hire a Junior internal recruitment consultant to join the Talent Team. The ideal candidate should be able to work under pressure, learn at a fast pace and be able to multitask. The requirements for this role is 2-3 years’ experience in Talent Acquisition. ). This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Senior Page Layout Designer

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual with a keen eye for detail to join the team as a Senior Page Layout Designer. The ideal candidate should be able to keep up with the latest trends and tricks in publishing, graphic design and layout. The requirement for this role is a Tertiary qualification in graphic design and page layout (essential), an additional tertiary qualification in graphic design and page layout is advantageous). Additional requirements is a minimum five years relevant experience in conceptualisation, graphic design, page layout, time management, publishing industry best practices. Extensive experience in Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat) is required. This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Legal Administrator

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Optimi is currently looking to hire a deadline driven and detailed orientated individual to join the team as a Legal Administrator. The ideal candidate should have the ability to work independently, work well under pressure and meet deadlines. The requirements for this role are a Certificate or Diploma in a related field and 1-3 years’ experience as a paralegal or legal administrator (or similar). The successful candidate will be a detailed orientated and deadline driven. This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Senior Copywriter

Optimi Group

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual with extensive experience in copywriting to join the Marketing Team. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented and deadline-driven. The requirements for this role are a bachelor’s degree in communications/journalism/English or a related degree or diploma, five years of copywriting experience, the ability to translate from English to Afrikaans and vice versa, and impeccable writing, editing, and proofreading skills. The successful candidate will assist the business with professional writing, editing, and proofreading, and will report to the Head of Marketing. This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Group Accountant

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual with fantastic problem-solving skills to join the team as the group accountant. The ideal candidate must be detail-orientated and deadline-driven. The successful candidate will assist with the overall group accounting function and will report to the finance manager. The requirements for this role are recently qualified CA or available for registration with SAICA as a CA (SA) in January 2022, three years of articles, completion of a training contract in an accounting firm, experience drafting in Caseware or similar financial statement package, fluency in English, computer literacy (including advanced Excel), driver’s licence with own vehicle, and ability to work overtime when required. This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Digital Marketing Specialist

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Optimi is currently looking for an individual with fantastic communication skills and a sound understanding of digital marketing platforms to join the team as a digital marketing coordinator. The ideal candidate must have substantial knowledge and understanding of marketing and communications practices. The requirements for this role are a matric or equivalent, a diploma or bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field, proven working experience in digital marketing (particularly within the education industry), experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media, and/or display advertising campaigns; experience in optimising landing pages and user funnels; solid knowledge of website and marketing analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Ads, etc.); working knowledge of ad serving; experience in setting up and optimising PPC campaigns; and working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints. This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Online School Educators

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Optimi is currently looking for individuals with excellent communication skills to join the team as online educators. The successful candidates must be team players, deadline driven, and have subject knowledge in any one of the following subjects: English Home Language, English First Additional Language, Afrikaans Huistaal, Afrikaans Eerste Addisionele Taal, Mathematics, Life Orientation, Tourism, Economic and Management Sciences, Business Studies, Engineering Graphics and Design,  Computer Applications Technology, Physical Sciences, Natural Sciences, Geography, Social Sciences, History, Hospitality Studies, or Consumer Studies. The requirements for this role are either a completed or in final year of a level 7 diploma/bachelor’s degree with a professional teaching qualification or a subject-specific qualification aligned with the subject to be taught online. Additional requirements include a SACE registration, two years of relevant experience, experience with online teaching and online education platforms (beneficial), computer literacy, fluency in English and Afrikaans, and a stable internet connection with at least a 20 MB line and power backup for electricity disruptions.

To learn more about this role, please see the FAQs below:

Is this a full-time or part-time position?
This is a full-time position; therefore, you will be earning a salary per month.

Is this a permanent position?
Yes, the Impaq Online School teachers are appointed on a permanent basis.

What about school holidays?
You will still have school holidays as per the Impaq academic calendar. These ‘holiday’ times may be utilised or partially utilised for mandatory training sessions. Should training be scheduled, it will be communicated well in advance.

How long is a school day?
Depending on the grades being taught, a school day will be from 07:30 until around 14:30. Teachers should, however, be available until 16:00 for meetings, training, or extra, intervention or catch-up classes.

How many periods a week will I be actively teaching?
Depending on the grade and subject being taught, you will be teaching around 33 periods a week.

Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Senior Taalspesialis: Afrikaans

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Is jy ’n Afrikaanse taalfoendi wat koppeltekenfoute en verkeerde kommas uitsnuffel? Steek dit jou dwars in die krop om “altwee”, “hulle, hulle” of “onmiddelik” raak te lees? Weet jy wat die verskil tussen “bymekaar” en “by mekaar” en “aanmekaar” en “aan mekaar” is? Ken jy die 2017-AWS van voor tot agter en beter as die palm van jou hand? En kan jy die fout in hierdie paragraaf opspoor? Dis ’n bonus as jy ’n agtergrond in die uitgewersbedryf het, veral ervaring met skoolhandboeke. Optimi Learning is op soek na ’n senior taalspesialis om die taalstandaard van alle Afrikaanse publikasies te handhaaf. Indien jy ’n passie vir onderwys ook het, is hierdie pos vir jou. Die vereistes vir die vereistes is honneurs- of meestersgraad in Afrikaans (vereis), ’n kwalifikasie in vertaling (aanbeveel), minstens vyf jaar gepaste ondervinding as taalversorger, uitmuntende kennis van Afrikaanse grammatika en taalgebruik, goeie algemene kennis en belangstelling in die wêreld om ons, ’n Brein wat alles bevraagteken, goeie beplannings- en tydbestuursvaardighede, Uitstekende navorsingsvaardighede, kreatiewe skryfvaardighede, die vermoë om die standaard van tekste/publikasies te evalueer en aan te pas soos nodig – beide die taalgebruik en inhoud van die teks/publikasie, kennis van die KABV-kurrikulum is voordelig. The position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-12-31

Academic Operations Manager

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual with exceptional leadership and personnel management skills to join the team as an academic support services manager. The ideal candidate must have the ability to work under pressure and handle high volumes of work. The requirements for this role are a Grade 12 pass or equivalent, education and/or management qualification, 5 years of relevant experience, computer literacy, fluency in English and preferably in Afrikaans, willingness to travel during the practical assessment processes, availability to work overtime when required, and ability to operate in a very diverse environment. This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.