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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2021-09-30

Campus Administrator

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual with great interpersonal skills and a strong administration background to join the team as a campus administrator. The ideal candidate should have the ability to work well under pressure. The requirements for this role are an undergraduate qualification (NQF level 5); a qualification in administration or marketing or education; two years of relevant experience; experience in administration and marketing will be beneficial; computer literate, fluency in English; and must be able to work overtime when required. This position is based in Auckland Park. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-09-30

Faculty Administrator

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual with exceptional planning and organising skills to join the team as a faculty administrator. The ideal candidate should have great interpersonal skills and be comfortable working independently and collaboratively. The requirements for this role are Grade 12; a bachelor’s degree in education or equivalent; two to five years of relevant experience; knowledge of school policies; skilled in identifying problems and brainstorming potential solutions; computer literate; and fluency in English and Afrikaans. This position is remote. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-09-30

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

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We are looking for an experienced recruiter with extensive experience in talent acquisition. The talent acquisition consultant will be responsible for the full recruitment and selection function with a focus on achieving a positive candidate experience. The successful candidate will be expected to take ownership of individual responsibilities and contribute to team initiatives. The requirements for this role are a relevant degree/diploma; five years of experience in recruitment of which at least two years have been in a senior role; excellent organisation, coordination, and planning skills; stakeholder management skills; the ability to work under pressure; ability to handle and prioritise multiple tasks and meet all deadlines; solid negotiation skills; good at establishing rapport; and fluency in English. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-09-30

Employee Remuneration & Recognition Manager

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We are looking for a dynamic self-starter with exposure in payroll management to join the team as the employee remuneration and recognition manager. The ideal candidate should have solid payroll experience and be adaptable to change. The requirements for this role are a relevant degree/diploma; qualification in PAYE and payroll will be advantageous; five years of experience of which at least two years have been in a senior role; fluency in English; a valid driver’s licence and own vehicle; ability to handle and prioritise multiple tasks; and deadline-driven with strong organisational skills. This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-09-30

Intermediate Software Developer

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Optimi is looking for an intermediate software developer (web) to provide innovative software solutions. The successful candidate will be involved in building new system features, investigating, and solving system issues, and system integration. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive problem solvers who are keen to learn. The requirements for this role are a bachelor’s degree/diploma/technical certification, solid experience with the following technologies: C#.NET; MVC; ASP.NET; Angular, Vue.js, or React; Postgres; MSSQL; JavaScript; HTML/CSS; Git; RESTful Web Services, familiarity with mobile development platforms will be advantageous, i.e., Android, iOS, Flutter, etc. The ideal candidate must have a customer service-oriented attitude; four or more years of relevant experience; be fluent in English; able to prioritise and meet deadlines; and have excellent organisational skills. This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-09-30

Education Specialist: Languages (Afrikaans HL & English FAL)

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Optimi is currently looking for an individual with excellent communication skills to join the team as a language education specialist in Afrikaans Huistaal and English First Additional Language. The successful candidate must be a team player, deadline-driven, and have extensive subject knowledge. The requirements for this role are a Grade 12 or equivalent, a level 7 diploma/Bachelor’s degree with a professional teaching qualification, 4 years of relevant experience, SACE registration, computer literacy, and fluency in English and Afrikaans.

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2021-09-30

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 Graphic and Design,  Computer Application 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 subj-specific qualification aligned the subject to be taught online, SACE registration, 2 years of relevant experience, experience with online teaching and online education platforms (beneficial), computer literacy, fluency in English & Afrikaans, and a stable internet connection with at least a 20MB line and power backup for laptop and internet for power disruptions.

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2021-09-30

Education Specialist: Mathematics & Life Sciences

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Optimi is currently looking for an individual with a strong Mathematics and Life Sciences background to join the team as an education specialist. The successful candidate must be a team player, have excellent communication skills, and have extensive subject knowledge. The requirements for this role are a level 7 diploma/bachelor’s degree with a professional teaching qualification, 4 years of relevant experience, SACE registration, computer literacy, fluency in English and Afrikaans, and knowledge of the requirements of the Mathematics and Life Sciences curricula for Grades 10 – 12.

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2021-09-30

Junior Database Administrator

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual who is self-motivated with great communication skills to join the team as a junior database administrator. The ideal candidate must be familiar with MS SQL Server and database administration principles. The requirements for this role are a Grade 12 or equivalent, Microsoft SQL qualifications (beneficial), 1+ years of relevant DBA experience, 1+ years of Pastel environment experience (beneficial), experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems, understanding and experience in MySql (MariaDB) (beneficial) and Postgresql (beneficial), and fluency in English.

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2021-09-30

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.

2021-09-30

New Business Developer

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Optimi is currently looking to hire a team player with excellent communication skills to join the team as a new business developer. The ideal candidate should be competent in making sales in a high-pressure environment. The requirements for this role are Grade 12 or equivalent, a diploma in sales and marketing, three to five years’ experience in selling B2B and in B-BBEE, able to grow new business in a training/education environment, computer literate, and fluent in English and isiXhosa. This position is based in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-09-30

Project Manager for Learnerships

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual with excellent communication skills to join the team as a project manager for learnerships. The ideal candidate should be deadline-driven and have excellent management skills. The requirements for this role are Grade 12 or equivalent, a diploma/degree in training/development/education/project management, two years’ relevant experience, recruitment experience, and BB-BEE knowledge. The ideal candidate should be computer literate, fluent in English and any other additional language, have their own reliable vehicle, and should be willing to travel and stay overnight. This position is based in Cape Town. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-09-30

Intermediate Android Developer

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Optimi is currently looking to hire a self-motivated individual with great communication skills to join the team as an intermediate Android developer. The ideal candidate should have the ability to prioritise development tasks to match timelines and be familiar with UML, Agile Methodology and CI/CD best practices. The requirements for this role are a bachelor’s degree, a diploma or technical certification, and at least three years’ relevant experience. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of Java, SQLite, RESTful APIs, and Android Studio (Scala or functional programming knowledge will be beneficial). To apply, you must be fluent in English, have strong analytical skills with the ability to solve complex problems and be able to collaborate with cross-functional team members. The position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-09-30

Accreditation and QA Specialist

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Optimi is currently looking to hire an individual with good communication skills and the ability to analyse and interpret information to join the team as an accreditation and QA specialist. The ideal candidate should have the ability to gather facts and analyse situations objectively, accurately, and in an organised manner. The requirements for this role are Grade 12, a professional teaching qualification (NQF Level 07), and a minimum of five years’ administration experience. The ideal candidate will be SACE registered and have five years’ experience in quality management systems in the education and training space, and experience in the accreditation requirements of the three quality councils, SETAS, and the DHET. To apply, you must be computer literate, fluent in English, and willing to work after hours if required. This position is based in Tyger Valley, Cape Town. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-09-30

Manager: Academic Support Services

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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.

2021-09-30

Temporary Programme Administration Assistants

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Optimi is currently looking to hire individuals with keen attention to detail to join the team as programme administration assistants. The ideal candidates 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, administration and/or client services qualification (preferable), 2 – 3 years of administrative experience, data capturing experience, computer literacy, a stable internet connection at home, fluency in English and Afrikaans, and availability to work overtime during peak periods. This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.

2021-09-30

Temporary Internal Sales Consultants

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Optimi is currently looking to hire individuals who are self-motivated, target-driven, and confident to join the team as internal sales consultants. The ideal candidates must be professional, friendly, and able to work under pressure. The requirements for this role are a Grade 12 pass or equivalent, at least 1 year of sales experience, a customer service-oriented attitude, computer literacy, fluency in English, and a target and deadline-driven attitude. This position is based in Centurion. Please apply for this job by clicking the Apply button.