What is it?

ESSA manages and operates a platform to provide information of job opportunities in education across Africa. It is the leading African job board for careers in academic, research, science and related professions.


To increase the visibility of higher education jobs in Africa, supporting the aspirations of government and Higher Education institutions to retain academic talent within Africa and promote academic mobility between educational institutions across Africa.


The Association of African Universities (AAU) is a longstanding leader in the space of African tertiary education. Its mission is to enhance the quality and relevance of higher education in Africa and strengthen its contribution to Africa’s development.

Warwick Employment Group (WEG) provides worldwide employment opportunities for students, institutions and their staff, to maximise their potential in the workplace. The organisation is developed through a quality, ethical, community approach, mirroring the aspirations of our University partners, to fulfil a recruitment need for the higher education sector.

Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA) is an independent Charity whose purpose is to “Join up, inform, inspire and increase impact for everyone investing in education in Sub Saharan Africa”.