Instructional Designer

Instructional Designer

Mereka Innovative Education Sdn. Bhd
Kuala Lumpur Other - Malaysia
2-3 years
2500 - 4000 MYR

Job Description

Are you keen to research and design educational programs for social change - prescribing to Me.reka Pedagogy Are you organized, sequential, planned and detailed Are you into creating changes in serving 21st-century education to our innovators of the future Me.reka Programs teaches and trains on upskilling, digital literacy, youth empowerment, civic engagement, community development, social entrepreneurship, and sustainability.
You will work primarily with our impact program team, NGO partners, government agencies, relevant stakeholders and experts/contractors.

Job Requirements
  • Having a Bachelors or a Master's degree in Education, Entrepreneurship, Social Studies, and other relevant fields.
  • Having 1-4 years of experience in instructional design, teaching, and training. The best opportunity is for Teach for Malaysia Fellows.
  • Fresh Graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent written and spoken command of the English and Malay language.
  • Must have a mastery of language i.e great spelling, punctuation and grammar count, as well as the ability to write succinctly and boil complex ideas down into simple explanations.
  • Familiar with Canvas, Airtable, Slack, and Virtual instructional design.
  • Having teaching experience will be an added advantage.
  • Deals effectively with ad-hoc challenges, keeps calm in pressing situations, flexible with last-minute changes, and still has a positive attitude throughout.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including weekends, when the project requires so.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team, to meet deadlines.
  • Possess a driving license and own transportation.
  • Willing to travel nationwide amidst Covid-19 pandemic

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
  • Designing and developing instructional materials (lesson plans, teaching and learning materials (modules, videos, assignments, quizzes, final projects, etc) as per Me.reka Pedagogy.
  • Design, curate, and organize physical and virtual training and classes for participants.
  • Deliver physical and virtual training and classes, and troubleshoot any arising matters that might affect program delivery.
  • Design, develop and oversee mentorship component including identification of mentors, matching with participants, scheduling and monitoring mentorship sessions.
  • Develop and maintain an engaging relationship with program participants and partners, ensuring the program and participants are on track in meeting all their deliverables
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with field experts, industry experts, academia, and potential mentors to collaborate in program delivery.
  • Working with multiple stakeholders and program partners

Biji-biji Initiative is a social enterprise that aims to share progressive ideas with everyone. We are a community of educators, designers, makers, prototypers, artists and innovators.

Me.reka Innovative Education Sdn. Bhd. (an education arm of Biji-Biji Initiative) provides an alternative way to nurture creativity in STEAM education ingrained with principles of sustainability. We teach the skills of the future, to prepare youths and changemakers for the demands and opportunities of the 21st century. With the Me.reka approach, we aim to build a talent pool that is resourceful, engaged and informed enough to take on the challenges of our common future. Me.reka Programs are often designed for and engage with marginalized and underprivileged youth.

As a pioneer in innovative education, Me.reka has been recognized and engaged by various corporates, universities, and schools to develop digital platforms and to support their curriculum development and transition towards a more inclusive 21st-century future.

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