Columba Leadership New Ongoing Recruitment

Posted on :

17 Jan, 2019

Category :

Administrative Jobs in South Africa

The core purpose of the Leadership Academy Programme is to activate the inherent potential of young people in disadvantaged communities. The Leadership Academy aims to support young people to look beyond these circumstances and seize hold of their own capacity to make a positive difference in their own and in their schools and communities.

Job Title: Faculty
Job Location: Johannesburg

The role of Faculty is to lead a process of learning for educators and learners, the role requires facilitation of concepts and principles as per the Columba Programme elicitation model using both verbal and non-verbal techniques that are appropriate for the development of participants. The bulk of the work takes place in the context of a 6 Day Residential Academy.
Key Performance Areas:

  • Communicate with Principals, Educators and Learners
  • Stakeholder engagement with the Department of Education, Investors, Government Representatives
  • Develop and deliver presentations and speeches at a senior level
  • Facilitate Leadership Academy Programme
  • Report Writing
  • Data Capturing
  • Prepare participants for Residential Academy
  • Collect and prepare documentation for Residential Academy
  • Plan, facilitate and transcribe exit interviews with learner particpants
  • Participate in Residential Academy planning 2 weeks before each Residential Academy
  • Implement Monitoring and Evaluation plan with support from Monitoring and Evaluation Team
  • Contribute to provincial reports for investors – indentifying and sharing positive stories and taking photographs of activities


  • Bachelor of Psychology or a Social Sciences Degree, Youth or Community Development Degree
  • Must have 3 to 5 years’ experience in Youth Development
  • Driver’s licence essential
  • Must be willing to travel extensively in South Africa
  •  Willing to be away from home for 2 weeks per month
  • Must be proficient in MS Office. Competent in MS Projects advantageous
  • Excellent report writing skills essential
  • Excellent data capturing skills essential
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, have the ability to take initiative and be a team player
  • Adaptability and ability to work in a fluid environment
  • Assertiveness
  • Planning skills
  • Administratively strong

If interested: CV applications, together with a letter of motivation clearly stating which position you are applying for, should be submitted to [email protected]

Regret only suitable candidates will be contacted. Should you not be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider the position filled.

Closing date: Tuesday; 22nd January 2019

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