School Engagement Officer

at Columba Leadership
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted May 13, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Full-Time

Description

About the Organisation

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.

 

About the Job

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

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

 

Requirements

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

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

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