The South African Education and Environment Project (SAEP) Job Opening

Posted on :

24 Aug, 2020

Category :

Social Work Vacancies in South Africa

The South African Education and Environment Project (SAEP) is a nonprofit organisation working with children and youth at key points in their education, including pre-school, primary, high school, post matric and tertiary. South African Education Project (SAEP) runs an Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme in Philippi, supporting approximately 140 ECD centres to attain and maintain their registration with the Department of Social Development (DSD).



Job Title: Social Auxiliary Worker
Location: Cape Town
Employment Type: Contract position
Start Date: As soon as possible until March 2021, after which renewal is based on funding availability and performance.


  • Assessing ECD facilities for DSD registration
  • Monitoring compliance based on the ECD norms and standards
  • Facilitate training for ECD centres on registration process and Covid-19 compliance.
  • Mentor facilities and follow up visits on registration progress
  • Consultation with ECD and After care facilities in regard to DSD registration
  • Assist in child protection issues in ECD and After care facilities and refer to DSD
  • Stakeholders engagement at community level and representing organisation in local ECD platforms
  • Compile reports


  • Qualified social auxiliary worker with certificates
  • Be registered with the SACSSP
  • Exposure or experience with ECD /After care registration
  • Proficient in isiXhosa
  • Mature, able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn and to take initiative
  • Experience in participatory training and working with adults
  • Report writing skills
  • Driver’s licence
  • Residing in Philippi, Cape Town or surrounding areas

To apply

Please submit applications including a cover letter, CV of not more than 3 pages and 3 contactable references to [email protected].

SAW – Social Auxiliary Worker to fill in the DSD funded position of:
ECD Centre Compliance and Registration Officer.

Application Deadline: Monday, 31 August, 2020

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