Posted on :
19 Feb, 2020
19 Feb, 2020
The Zenex Foundation is an independent grant-maker investing in mathematics and language education in South Africa since 1995. The Foundation’s strategic focus is driven by a deep belief in the proven relationship between language proficiency and success in mathematics and overall learner performance.
The Foundation’s goal is to improve teaching and learning outcomes in mathematics and language. Over the past 25 years, the Zenex Foundation has disbursed almost R1 billion in the South African education sector. The impact of this expenditure has been evaluated through extensive research and enquiry, and important lessons have been learnt about how donors can support the improvement of learner performance at school level.
Job Title: Intern
Location: Parktown, Johannesburg
Reports to: one of the Directors.
Employment Type: two-year internship, 8h30am to 5pm.
Remuneration: The intern will receive a stipend.
The purpose of this position is to support the Programme Management team. The Zenex Foundation launched an Internship Programme as part of its 20-year legacy in 2015 to offer unemployed graduates an opportunity to gain work experience. The Foundation wishes to continue to contribute to the provision of work experience to unemployed graduates. While undertaking the work experience, the interns are encouraged to focus on an area for personal professional development. All of this is aimed at providing experience to build a CV, understand and function in a work environment and build skills for the workplace. The Programme Management Team is responsible for managing (designing, monitoring and evaluating) all grants made to service providers. These service providers include researchers, academics, non-profit organisations and other programme implementers. Our key stakeholders include government (national, provincial and district), service providers (education NGOs) and other grant-makers.
The Programme Management Team consists of 7 people (3 Directors and 4 Programme Managers).
The shortlisted individuals will be required to undergo a selection process which will include an interview to a panel selected by the Zenex Foundation.
All CVs/proposals and queries should be directed to [email protected]
Application Deadline: Monday, 2 March, 2020