Posted on :
13 Mar, 2019
The Learning Trust (TLT) is a thriving South African non-profit foundation. TLT believes (and global learnings corroborate) that developing the often neglected After School sector has the potential to substantially improve the life outcomes of children and youth growing up in conditions of adversity, through keeping them engaged in learning, building their resilience, improving their psycho social health, and widening their access to work and tertiary education.
With its unusual combination of small grants and capacity development embedded in 5 year grant relationships, TLT has supported the development of over 100 emerging community based beneficiary organizations providing education support in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Gauteng since its inception 8 years ago. This well directed financial support, technical training, mentoring and coaching in a variety of organizational development areas, significantly accelerates the grantees’ growth and development towards self-reliance.
As part of this approach TLT has also facilitated the transformation of the After School/extended learning sector through the establishment of collaborative community education clusters in three provinces. In recent years TLT’s foundation of knowledge has also provided the basis for organizing Communities of Practice to share knowledge and experience, building up networks of NGO’s with congruent goals. We believe all this provides an exciting platform for expanding advocacy and communication, to ignite more resources into the sector.
To this end, TLT has also been building a community of donors interested in collaborating to support and grow exciting education interventions and building relationships with government.
Job Title: Programme Officer
Job Location: Johannesburg
To lead and implement The Learning Trust’s strategy and operational plans within Gauteng
Key responsibilities of this position include:
Requirements and essential competencies:
Application Deadline: Friday, 29th March 2019