NGO Pulse Vacancies Johannesburg – Chief Program Manager

Website SANGONeT

Job Description:

Numeric is a small team of friendly people who are on a mission to help young South Africans excel in mathematics. Our goal is to create exciting and high impact learning environments in the form of afterschool maths programs targeting learners in Grade 7. We currently operate in 44 partner schools Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Our programs are located in Khayelitsha, Mitchells Plain and Mfuleni in Cape Town, Soweto in Johannesburg and in Claremont and Tshelimnyama in Pinetown KwaZulu Natal.

Numeric’s chief program managers are dedicated to our cause, passionate about mathematics, and have strong organisational and people skills. The primary role of the CPM is to lead.  As such, it is their responsibility to continuously share, remind and motivate the vision of the company to all team members. It is our responsibility to ensure that our coaches are adequately equipped, both materially and pedagogically, to deliver high impact maths education to these children and give them solid foundations upon entry into high school.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Be part of and contribute to senior leadership in the organization
  • Contribute towards the strategic direction of the organization
  • Recruit, lead and retain a team of highly motivated program managers,
  • Manage relationship with university partner (University of Johannesburg)
  • Support and development ancillary projects.
  • Lead & Support the Program Managers with the following activities:
  • Managing relationships with partner schools (principals, maths H.O.Ds, teachers)
  • Handling logistics involved with the programs (finance, transport, connectivity)
  • Contributing to the development of the program (curriculum, games, activities, worksheets)
  • Supporting and mentoring coaches
  • Arranging parents evenings, prize-givings etc. to encourage parent buy-in and commitment
  • Recruiting highly motivated coaches and training them to execute their duties well
  • Additional administrative tasks required to develop the organisation
  • Planning and preparation for Coach Bootcamp (December) and Learner Math Camp (July)

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent
  • Higher grade maths or Pure maths through to matric
  • Teaching or tutoring experience
  • Leadership in outreach or extra-curricular projects
  • Competencies and Qualities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to multi-task and maintain a high quality of work
  • Interest in and ability to handle new and changing technologies
  • Interest in mentoring and developing future teachers

Job Details:

Company: SANGONeT

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A

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