SANCCOB Table View Centre New Job Opening

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5 Dec, 2018

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Education News, Jobs in Cape Town - Vacancies in Cape Town

SANCCOB Table View centre in Cape Town seeks an Education Supervisor to manage the organisation’s education department, which includes overseeing pop-up shops, educational exhibitions, engaging public tours and to maintain development of the volunteer programme.

Job Title: Education Supervisor
Job Location: Cape Town


  • Offer quality educational programmes for both children and adults.
  • Develop and conduct interactive public tours of the SANCCOB facility. Train education staff and volunteers to assist with tours.
  • Develop new programmes, learning material and activities that are in line with SANCCOB’s mission.
  • Grow educational income by identifying new funding opportunities and assisting the Resource Development Manager to write applications.
  • Network with personnel in the field of environmental education at other environmental education institutions.

Education Staff

  • Provide leadership to the education team, guiding them towards methods of best teaching practice and professional conduct.

Administrative functions

  • Assist with the preparation of the education department’s annual budget and manage it effectively.
  • Manage inventories of all the education department equipment and ensure that systems are in place to take care of all the equipment.
  • Produce monthly reports and statistics.
  • Coordinate all logistical arrangements for the programmes according to programme specifications (bus, lunch, etc.).
  • Prepare programme budgets, demographic information and assist with donor report-backs.

Curio Shop and online shop

  • Grow the shop income both on-site and on-line by sourcing cost-effective and desirable merchandise.
  • Manage stock control.
  • Manage the point of sale system (Vend).
  • Provide pop-up shops at schools, markets and festivals.

Simon’s Town Penguin Festival

  • Work with SANCCOB staff and external partners to coordinate the annual Simon’s Town Penguin Festival.

Volunteer Programme

Oversee the running of the SANCCOB volunteer programme including the following:

  • Ensure sufficient volunteers are available and utilised effectively to support SANCCOB’s capacity requirements.
  • Ensure volunteers are managed effectively and enjoy their volunteering time at SANCCOB.
  • Ensure the development and growth of the volunteer programme.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the Volunteer Coordinator.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the necessary bird training for ambassador bird handling.


  • Strong people management and development skills with the ability to motivate and lead employees.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (ability to do so in more than one language would be advantageous).
  • Strong programme development skills.
  • Planning capabilities and the ability to work against strict deadlines.
  • Passion for wildlife conservation and preservation.
  • Ability to problem-solve.
  • Able to work on weekends.
  • Minimum 5 years’ working experience.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Valid Code 8 driver’s license.

Applications from South African residents are invited

Please send your CV (max. 3 pages) with contactable referees and a letter of motivation for attention of the Business Manager at [email protected]

Management will not accept telephonic applications and will only correspond with applicants chosen for interviews.

Application Deadline: 18th December, 2018

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