Mar 19, 2021

Education Consultant/ Project Manager

  • Lily of the Valley Children's Village
  • Durban, South Africa
Full time Consultant

Job Description

Lily of the Valley is a CYCC located in rural KZN near Camperdown. We have a licence for 120 children and youth in need of care and currently have 35 of Junior School age and 28 of High School age. We have been home schooling the children during the Covid-19 lockdown and believe this is providing a better education than they are receiving at the local schools.

Lily of the Valley Children's Village seeks to appoint a Education Consultant/ Project Manager to be based in Kwazulu-Natal.

Report to: General Manager

The project will comprise, at a
minimum, the following dimensions:

Legal, Approvals & Certificates etc
Equipment & Consumables
Curriculum, Material and suppliers
Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
Health & Safety
Social and psychological factors for the children
Timescales, Implementation plan, project management and approvals
This is a full-time role with requirements as follows:

Willing to take on a possible 18-month project (not as an employee).
South African with an Educational background probably as a school principal.
Experience with ECD, GET and FET curricula.
Living in KZN, able to work from home but to spend time at the Village as needed.
Must have a solid understanding of all options for education, from the various distance learning, home-schooling options to the processes of registration with the Education Department as a South African school.
‚óŹ The successful candidate must: -

Have a working knowledge of education law and management.
Have a practical understanding of the interdependency of all levels of education inorder to advise on the best education model for our particular context.
Have strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
Be a self-starter with initiative and good judgement.
Have a car, PC and internet connectivity.
A proven track record in managing projects and meeting deadlines.
Be able to work comfortably in a Christian environment.
Have an understanding of the sociological challenges of rural education in South Africa.

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