Schools Programme Manager & Senior Facilitator


Opportunity closing date:

Friday, 11 December, 2020

Opportunity type:


Started in 2007, Earthchild Project (ECP) operates in under-resourced schools in Cape Town. Working with children and teachers, our holistic education programmes focus on life-skills, wellness and the environment. ECP aims to inspire a new generation of confident, conscious and responsible young leaders.

We have a small diverse team, who are passionate about what we do.  We love yoga, healthy living and taking care of the earth.  We strive to build long relationships, to constantly learn and grow, and to work consciously and with integrity.

We are looking for a new Schools Programme Manager and Senior Facilitator for our Lavender Hill Schools Programme.

The role will include the following:

Area Relationship Management

Manage and organise all school level Programmes within Lavender Hill partner schools, providing management and leadership to the Lavender Hill team
Build and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with school leadership teams, teachers, volunteers and partnering organisations
Pro-actively manage communication between all stakeholders in the area

Organise Programmes

Ensure that all Lavender Hill Staff and Programmes are fully resourced
Organise venues, catering, transport & volunteers for Holiday Programmes, workshops, camps and ad hoc events
Manage Programme budget together with the Operations Manager

Programme Delivery

Organising and delivering content for Teacher Training and Young Leader Programmes
Building strong facilitator relationships with Programme participants

Monitoring, Reporting & Administration

Ensure all required reporting, administration & record keeping is undertaken by Lavender Hill team and is properly organised and filed
Manage all resources and inventories for Lavender Hill Programmes
Ensure all contracts, MOU’s and consent forms with schools, teachers, learners, partners and volunteers are up to date, well organised and easily accessible

The ideal candidate will also have:

Excellent people skills and the ability to build personal and trusting relationships with a diverse range of people
Impeccable admin skills
Good computer skills (Word, Excel, Google Drive, Calendar management)
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
Fluent in English and Afrikaans
Own transport and a valid driver’s license

How to Apply: 

Please put your ‘Name & Surname – Schools Programme Manager’ in the subject line, and email the following to

Your CV (max 2 pages) – including a photo of yourself and your date of birth
Motivation letter (max 2 pages) – please share why joining the ECP team excites and inspires you and why you’d be the best person for the job

Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of sending your application. All questions about the details of the position and compensation will be answered

AFTER we reach out to you to discuss your submission