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Schools Programme Manager and Senior Facilitator

Earthchild Project
Cape Town, South Africa
Closing Date:
Interviewing

About the Organisation

Started in 2007, Earthchild Project (ECP) operates in under-resourced schools in Cape Town. Working with children and teachers, thier holistic education programmes focus on life-skills, wellness and the environment. ECP aims to inspire a new generation of confident, conscious and responsible young leaders.

ECP has a small diverse team, who are passionate about what we do. They love yoga, healthy living and taking care of the earth. ECP strives to build long relationships, to constantly learn and grow, and to work consciously and with integrity.

ECP works across 8 schools in Khayelitsha and Lavender Hill, reaching over 3500 children and 80 teachers every week. We run a variety of Programmes from yoga classes, eco clubs, leadership training, holiday programmes, teacher training workshops and more.

About the Job

Key Responsibilities

1. Area Relationship Management

  • Managing and organising all school level Programmes within Lavender Hill partner schools, providing management and leadership to the Lavender Hill team

  • Building and maintaining strong collaborative working relationships with school leadership teams, teachers, volunteers and partnering organisations

  • Pro-actively managing communication between all stakeholders in the area

2. Organise Programmes

  • Ensuring that all Lavender Hill Staff and Programmes are fully resourced

  • Organising venues, catering, transport & volunteers for Holiday Programmes, workshops, camps and ad hoc events

  • Managing Programme budget together with the Operations Manager

3. Programme Delivery

  • Organising and delivering content for Teacher Training and Young Leader Programmes

  • Building strong facilitator relationships with Programme participants

4. Monitoring, Reporting & Administration

  • Ensuring all required reporting, administration & record keeping is undertaken by Lavender Hill team and is properly organised and filed

  • Managing all resources and inventories for Lavender Hill Programmes

  • Ensuring all contracts, MOU’s and consent forms with schools, teachers, learners, partners and volunteers are up to date, well organised and easily accessible

Requirements

  • Excellent people skills and the ability to build personal and trusting relationships with a diverse range of people

  • Impeccable admin skills

  • Good computer skills (Word, Excel, Google Drive, Calendar management)

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans

  • Own transport and a valid driver’s license

  • Experience in the development sector (preferable)

  • Personal experience or passion for either the environment or holistic wellness/ yoga etc. (preferable)

To apply

Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Thursday 18th February 2021 to melissa@actionappointments.co.za

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About the Organisation

Started in 2007, Earthchild Project (ECP) operates in under-resourced schools in Cape Town. Working with children and teachers, thier holistic education programmes focus on life-skills, wellness and the environment. ECP aims to inspire a new generation of confident, conscious and responsible young leaders.

ECP has a small diverse team, who are passionate about what we do. They love yoga, healthy living and taking care of the earth. ECP strives to build long relationships, to constantly learn and grow, and to work consciously and with integrity.

ECP works across 8 schools in Khayelitsha and Lavender Hill, reaching over 3500 children and 80 teachers every week. We run a variety of Programmes from yoga classes, eco clubs, leadership training, holiday programmes, teacher training workshops and more.

About the Job

Key Responsibilities

1. Area Relationship Management

  • Managing and organising all school level Programmes within Lavender Hill partner schools, providing management and leadership to the Lavender Hill team

  • Building and maintaining strong collaborative working relationships with school leadership teams, teachers, volunteers and partnering organisations

  • Pro-actively managing communication between all stakeholders in the area

2. Organise Programmes

  • Ensuring that all Lavender Hill Staff and Programmes are fully resourced

  • Organising venues, catering, transport & volunteers for Holiday Programmes, workshops, camps and ad hoc events

  • Managing Programme budget together with the Operations Manager

3. Programme Delivery

  • Organising and delivering content for Teacher Training and Young Leader Programmes

  • Building strong facilitator relationships with Programme participants

4. Monitoring, Reporting & Administration

  • Ensuring all required reporting, administration & record keeping is undertaken by Lavender Hill team and is properly organised and filed

  • Managing all resources and inventories for Lavender Hill Programmes

  • Ensuring all contracts, MOU’s and consent forms with schools, teachers, learners, partners and volunteers are up to date, well organised and easily accessible

Requirements

  • Excellent people skills and the ability to build personal and trusting relationships with a diverse range of people

  • Impeccable admin skills

  • Good computer skills (Word, Excel, Google Drive, Calendar management)

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans

  • Own transport and a valid driver’s license

  • Experience in the development sector (preferable)

  • Personal experience or passion for either the environment or holistic wellness/ yoga etc. (preferable)

To apply

Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Thursday 18th February 2021 to melissa@actionappointments.co.za

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