Columba Leadership available Job Opportunity

Posted on :

18 Jun, 2018

Category :

Administrative Jobs in South Africa

Columba Leadership’s is an NGO that activates youth enterprise and employment by helping young people transcend their personal circumstances and offers meaningful social impact to all investors.
Columba Leadership seeks to appoint a  for the school based engagements of the programme, to be based in South Africa.

Job Title: School Engagement Officers
Job Location:
-Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
-Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal


  • Conduct Area Research
  • Conduct principal information sessions to engage principals
  • Enable Youth Engagement in Partner Schools:  Facilitate Principal engagement together with the Provincial Manager
  • Conduct educator sessions to engage educators
  • Conduct learner sessions to engage learners
  • Communicate with Principals, Educators and Learners on an ongoing basis
  • Stakeholder engagement with the Department of Education, Investors, Government Representatives at a high level
  • Implement Monitoring and Evaluation plan with support from Monitoring and Evaluation Team
  • Prepare and submit reports to Provincial Manager
  • Transcribe recorded interviews
  • Contribute to provincial reports for investors, identifying and sharing positive stories
  • Provide corporate engagement support during school visits
  • Activate and mobilise School Clusters, facilitation of cluster sessions
  • Involvement in Youth Connexion events


  • Must be in possession of a Bachelor of Psychology or a Bachelor of Education Degree or a Social Sciences Degree
  • Coaching/Mentoring Qualification will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience working in schools at a Principal and Educator level
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and competence in MS Projects advantageous
  • Report writing skills essential
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English
  • The Port Elizabeth candidate must be proficient in written and verbal Afrikaans
  • Interpersonal skills, have the ability to take initiative and be a team player
  • Ability to work independently
  • Adaptability and ability to work in a fluid environment
  • Assertiveness
  • Planning skills
  • Administratively strong
  • Ability to work as a thinking and support partner to the school stakeholders (principals, educators and learners) and will play a key role in monitoring of progress, evaluating results and reporting

To apply, submit CV to [email protected]

Regret only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Should you not be contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please consider the position filled.

Application Deadline: 29th June, 2018

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