Columba Leadership New Vacancies Available [2 Positions] Aug 2018

Career vacancy : School Engagement Officers Job Description


Jobs Employment : School Engagement Officers Job Recruitment position

Columba Leadership’s 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.

Columba Leadership seeks to appoint a for the school based engagements of the programme, to be based in South Africa:

Vacancy Title: School Engagement Officers Job [2 Positions]

Job Location:

  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
  • Cape Town, Western Cape


  • Conduct 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 and lessons learned
  • Provide corporate engagement support during school visits
  • Activate and mobilise school clusters: Facilitation of cluster sessions
  • Involvement in Youth Connexion events


  • Must be in possession of a Bachelor of Psychology or a Bachelor of Education Degree or a related Degree
  • Coaching / Mentoring qualification will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working in schools at a Principal and Educator level
  • Must be in possession of a valid Driver’s Licence
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word. Competence in Microsoft Projects advantageous
  • Report writing skills essential
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English
  • Proficient in written and verbal Afrikaans
  • Interpersonal skills, have the ability to take initiative and be a team player as well as the ability to work independently
  • Adaptabilitiy and ability to work in a fluid environment
  • Planning skills
  • Administratively strong
  • Ability 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
  • Be a passionate, engaged, confident, assertive person and a really solid work ethic

To apply, submit CV applications, together with a letter of motivation, should be submitted to

Regret only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Should you not be contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please consider the position filled.

Application Deadline: 10th August, 2018