School Engagement Officer, Gauteng
Columba Leadership
Johannesburg, ZA
8h ago
source : The Jobs Portal

Columba Leadership ( 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


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
  • Job Requirements :

    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 and email your application by Friday 20th May 2022

    Job Type : Permanent

    Company Name : Columba Leadership

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