Posted on :
17 Feb, 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 campaign; a commitment to robust political education and campaign strategising with members; and building a strong research base through primary and secondary research.
A democratic movement, EE’s National Council, made up of learners, parents, post-school youth, and experienced activists, along with its General Secretary and Deputy General Secretary are elected at our National Congress; hosted every 3 years. The National Congress along with the National Council is mandated to direct the work EE undertakes during each 3 year period.
Job Title: Finance Manager:
Location: Khayelitsha, Cape Town
Level: This is a senior level position. R528 000 – R600 000 per annum.
Equal Education’s Culture
Equal Education aspires to be a place where all of our members become conscious and active participants in society who strive to resist patriarchy, tribalism, ageism, sexism, racism and other forms of discriminatory practices that operate in our homes, communities and places of work.
As a member of staff, one must commit to upholding EE’s principles for a safe and welcoming work environment. Our principles aim to create an environment that enables growth, is inclusive and safe for all who pass through the organisation.
The position is situated within the Finance and Fundraising Department. The Finance Manager is responsible for oversight of the organisation’s financial operations and ensuring that the organisation is financially healthy. This role is ideal for a young, socially minded individual looking to utilise their professional skills in advancing a youth-led struggle for an equal and just South Africa.
Skills and Competencies:
Qualification and experience:
Each application should include a CV and a letter of motivation. Each document must be saved with your name, surname and the type of document: eg. xxx_xxx_CV. Please save all documents in pdf. format. You should motivate specifically for the position you are applying for and also detail your interest and suitability to work at EE. Generic cover letters are strongly advised against.
Please include three contactable references.
The email subject line must clearly state the position you are applying.
Applications must be sent to [email protected]
Application Deadline: Friday, 6 March 2020 at mid night.