Posted on :
16 Jul, 2020
16 Jul, 2020
Equal Education is a movement of learners, parents, teachers and community members working for quality and equality in South African education, through analysis and activism. Equal Education is organised in five provinces: Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, and the Western Cape. Equal Education works by identifying systemic and localised problems affecting the quality of education, and addresses these problems through local and national campaigns, a commitment to robust political education and campaign building with members, as well as building a strong research base through primary and secondary research.
Equal Education aspires to be a place where all of our members become conscious and active participants in society who strive to uphold values of honesty, equality, and inclusivity Our principles for a safe and welcoming workplace aim to create an environment that enables growth, is inclusive and safe for all who pass through the organisation.
Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to democracy, equality, social justice and human rights; be committed to strengthening the education system in South Africa and to investing time and energy to address the inequality that affects so many of our youth.
Job Title: Head of Internal Education and Training Unit
Location: Khayelitsha, Western Cape
Reports to: Deputy General Secretary
Salary range:R234,000 – R318,000
Closing date:5 August 2020
About the position
The Internal Education and Training Unit (IETU) is responsible for building consciousness amongst EE’s members and staff, intensifying mobilisation of members and being a central hub for the educational needs of the movement. The unit is mandated with creating content that empowers young people to critically read the world by drawing from their lived experience, current affairs, liberation movements, history, literature, and education policy. Emphasis is placed on centring Africa, youth, and women in the source materials. The Head of IETU works collaboratively with peers in Research, Organising, and Communications to build narratives and produce materials which support EE’s advocacy and activism.
The Head of IETU needs to be curious and well-informed as well as creative and innovative in developing training and popular education programmes for staff and members.
Qualifications, skills and competencies
Applications must be sent to [email protected]
Application Deadline: Wednesday, 5 August, 2020