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Columba Leadership (columba.org.za) is an NGO that activates youth enterprise and employment by helping young people transcend their personal circumstances and offers meaningful social impact to all investors.

 

Based in the Johannesburg – Gauteng, Columba Leadership seeks to appoint a

SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT OFFICER

The School Engagement Officer is responsible for the school based engagements of the Columba Leadership Programme. The candidate must be able to work as a thinking and support partner to the school stakeholders (principals, educators and learners) and will play a key role in monitoring of progress, evaluating results and reporting.

Key responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for conducting Area Research
  • Conduct principal information sessions to engage principals
  • Enable Youth Engagement in Partner Schools: Facilitate Principal engagement together with the Provincial Manager
  • Conduct educator sessions to engage educators
  • Conduct learner sessions to engage learners
  • Communicate with Principals, Educators and Learners on an ongoing basis
  • Stakeholder engagement with the Department of Education, Investors, Government Representatives – at a high level
  • Implement Monitoring and Evaluation plan with support from Monitoring and Evaluation Team
  • Prepare and submit reports to Provincial Manager
  • Transcribe recorded interviews
  • Contribute to provincial reports for investors – identifying and sharing positive stories
  • Provide corporate engagement support during school visits
  • Activate and mobilise School Clusters: Facilitation of cluster sessions
  • Involvement in Youth Connexion events

The School Engagement Officer must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be in possession of a Bachelor of Psychology or a Bachelor of Education Degree or a Social Sciences Degree
  • Coaching/Mentoring Qualification will be an added advantage
  • Must have 3 to 5 years experience working in schools at a Principal and Educator level
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Must be proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent report writing skills essential
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English
  • Good interpersonal skills, have the ability to take initiative and be a team player
  • Ability to work independently
  • Adaptabilitiy and ability to work in a fluid environment
  • Assertiveness
  • Planning skills
  • Administratively strong

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Friday 20th May 2022 to [email protected]

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Founded in 2009, our vision is to instil a sense of grit, purpose, determination and 21st century skills, into large numbers of young leaders through our unique peer-on-peer leadership model. This is with the goal of them becoming self-motivated, work-ready and highly employable.

Recognizing the fact that South African youth are for the most part not living up to their potential, Columba leadership, in close association with the Department of Education, runs dynamic leadership programmes at schools located in economically disadvantaged areas in six provinces around the country.

Youth engagement in school transformational projects over the course of the programme help develop 21st century marketable skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, personal mastery, resilience and of course, leadership.Life-changing competencies are developed and acquired through contextual, practical projects which provide the foundation that assists learners in realizing a sense of purpose that will help them succeed in the next stage of their lives; be it further education, starting their own enterprise or in the work place.Columba Leadership’s unique, proven, values-based model has started a movement that can be measured by its results. It has created environments more conducive to teaching and learning, produced a groundswell of young people willing, ready and able to take their place in this country’s workforce and, most importantly of all, has fostered hope for a better future for every single South African.

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0 USD Johannesburg - Gauteng CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week Columba Leadership

Columba Leadership (columba.org.za) is an NGO that activates youth enterprise and employment by helping young people transcend their personal circumstances and offers meaningful social impact to all investors.

 

Based in the Johannesburg - Gauteng, Columba Leadership seeks to appoint a

SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT OFFICER

The School Engagement Officer is responsible for the school based engagements of the Columba Leadership Programme. The candidate must be able to work as a thinking and support partner to the school stakeholders (principals, educators and learners) and will play a key role in monitoring of progress, evaluating results and reporting.

Key responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for conducting Area Research
  • Conduct principal information sessions to engage principals
  • Enable Youth Engagement in Partner Schools: Facilitate Principal engagement together with the Provincial Manager
  • Conduct educator sessions to engage educators
  • Conduct learner sessions to engage learners
  • Communicate with Principals, Educators and Learners on an ongoing basis
  • Stakeholder engagement with the Department of Education, Investors, Government Representatives – at a high level
  • Implement Monitoring and Evaluation plan with support from Monitoring and Evaluation Team
  • Prepare and submit reports to Provincial Manager
  • Transcribe recorded interviews
  • Contribute to provincial reports for investors – identifying and sharing positive stories
  • Provide corporate engagement support during school visits
  • Activate and mobilise School Clusters: Facilitation of cluster sessions
  • Involvement in Youth Connexion events

The School Engagement Officer must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be in possession of a Bachelor of Psychology or a Bachelor of Education Degree or a Social Sciences Degree
  • Coaching/Mentoring Qualification will be an added advantage
  • Must have 3 to 5 years experience working in schools at a Principal and Educator level
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Must be proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent report writing skills essential
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English
  • Good interpersonal skills, have the ability to take initiative and be a team player
  • Ability to work independently
  • Adaptabilitiy and ability to work in a fluid environment
  • Assertiveness
  • Planning skills
  • Administratively strong

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Friday 20th May 2022 to [email protected]

2022-05-21

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