Early Childhood Development Programme

Flower Valley’s Early Childhood Development Programme is expanding and you can become part of the team. There are two new positions available: a Centre-Based Support Teacher and Governance and Administration support. The positions will be filled by July 2017, and are based in the Gansbaai region.

1. Governance and Administrative Support

Job purpose

To support the ECD Programme Manager to implement the programme with specific reference to programme administration and governance.

 

 Main Job functions

  1. Carry out all administrative functions for the ECD Programme;
  2. Monitor the home-based ECD programme;
  3. Support and coach the centre managers and governing bodies in governance, management and administration.

 

Minimum qualifications & experience:

  • Experience in administration & governance.
  • Preference given to candidates with experience in the social and adminstrative sector or ECD governance.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office).
  • Passion to work on a community-based level.
  • Passion to be part of positive social change.
  • Passion for young children and women and their rightful place in the world.
  • Good interpersonal skills, communication and self-governance.
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle

 

2. Centre-Based Support Teacher

Job purpose

To support the ECD Programme Manager in implementing the centre-based programme with specific reference to  curriculum and learning programme support, coaching, training and teacher development.

 

Job functions

  1. Ensure the Learning Programme and curriculum is in place, applied and implemented at centres;
  2. Develop plans with the programme manager for coaching, training and teachers’ professional support; and implement these;
  3. Implement a monitoring and evaluation system for the centre-based programme;
  4. Engage with the community in the centre-based ECD Programme;
  5. On-going curriculum and learning programme development alongside the programme manager;
  6. Facilitate professional development workshops and opportunities for teachers/practitioners and field workers;
  7. Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure the appropriate resourcing, equipping, management and appropriate use of the centres’ indoor and outdoor learning environments.

Minimum qualifications & experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in ECD.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office).
  • Passion to work on a community-based level.
  • Passion to be part of positive social change.
  • Passion for young children and their rightful place in the world.
  • Good interpersonal skills, communication and self-governance.
  • Interest and love for the natural environment.
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle

 

A market-related salary will be negotiated, dependent on qualifications and experience, for each position.

Deadline: Friday 28 April 2017

Please send your CV, a cover letter, and two contactable references to info@flowervalley.co.za or fax 028 425 2855. For more information, contact 028 425 2218 during office hours.