Job Opportunity at Lyra in Africa, Digital Learning Mentor

Job Opportunity at Lyra in Africa, Digital Learning Mentor


Job Opportunity at Lyra in Africa, Digital Learning Mentor



18th October, 2021

Lyra in Africa –  Digital Learning Program

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Digital Learning Mentor 

Lyra in Africa Organization (Lyra) is a registered Tanzanian Non-Governmental Organization based in Iringa, Tanzania. Lyra’s mission is to create vibrant communities by improving education and income opportunities for girls and women across rural Tanzania. Our main task is to give girls safety from abuse so that they can complete their studies and increase their access to secondary education and economic opportunities. Digital Learning (DL) is one of the four pillars of Lyra’s programs. More information about Lyra (

As part of the program, Lyra seeks to recruit a dedicated and self-motivated individual for a Digital Learning Mentor position (1 Position)

Direct Reporting Line: Digital Learning Manager

Location: Iringa Region

Salary: Negotiable

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Roles and Responsibilities:  


  • To coach / train teachers no how to use DL as part of their classroom teaching to ease their day to day work
  •  To ensure that trained teachers are using DL as part of their classroom teaching
  • Coach / train student how to use the DL platform to search for content, perform quizzes and watch educational videos and other resources in order to increase both group and self-study.
  • Train student leader in each class (Form I-IV) who will be supporting their fellow students to navigate the educational resources
  •  Provide training to Digital Learning Mentor Girls, who will be long term supporters 
of the DL program
  • Assist in the Review and update a Coding training guide to be used for successful implementation the Lyra Coding Program in Schools
  • Collect training data, prepare and submit reports to your line manager at the end of each training programme.
  • Formulate schedules for training programs to all Lyra supported schools and other beneficiaries of our DL program in a cost-effective manner
  • Assist in preparation and coordination of Lyra Tech Annual event in line with your supervisor
  • Collect data used for preparation of DL monthly, quarterly and annual report
  • Prepare case studies / stories using Lyra’s format for capturing case studies / stories
  • Perform technical work, including where required, software and hardware preparation, installations and troubleshooting
  • Maintain a database of all Lyra Digital Learning Equipment for tracking
  • Travel to Lyra schools to conduct hardware and software installations and preventive maintenance
  • Assist your line manager in preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
  • Provide support needed for coaching, training, data collection, and related tasks

Required Experience & Competence: 


  • Experience with at least one coding language: HTML, C++, Python, PHP or similar.
  • Good facilitation skills, with the ability to motivate, direct, and train people (mainly youth) and collaborate and interact with others effectively and productively
  • Good written and oral communication skills in both Swahili and English
  • Commitment to excellence and ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment.
  • Adaptability in dealing with change, delays or unexpected events to ensure the general welfare of the DL program.

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Required Skills: 


  • ICT: Includes but not limited to knowledge in hardware (maintenance, troubleshooting, configuration, installation, etc), software (application installation, troubleshooting, configuration, etc), Networking (LAN, WiFi, Internet, etc), ICT Training and Support (User Training, Customer Support, Help Desk, etc), Coding Skills (software design, mobile apps design, HTML, JavaScript, C#, PHP etc)
  • Communication: Ability to prepare eye-catching reports, with figures and references. Good presentation and networking skills. Good in both English & Swahili.

Job Opportunity at Lyra in Africa, Digital Learning Mentor


Preferred Education Qualification 

Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or Related Field

Mode of Application: 

Applicants are invited to submit their details to: [email protected]

Closing date is: 22nd October 2021

Only successful applicants will be contacted. NB: Lyra in Africa is an equal opportunity employer. Due to the interactive nature required of the role, female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


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