Computer Literacy Coordinator

Computer Literacy Coordinator

The Pebbles Project seeks to employ a Computer Literacy Coordinator to be based in Stellenbosch. The Pebbles Project reserves the right to not fill this position. If you have not been invited for an interview after 2 weeks from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Please send your CV and salary expectation to christeline@pebblesproject.co.za
Closing date – 18 June 2021

Job titleComputer Literacy Coordinator
DepartmentJunior Management
Position reports toSchool Enrichment Programme (SEP) Manager
Ordinary location(s)Stellenbosch
Minimum Requirements● Relevant tertiary qualification in Education
● Minimum of 1 years teaching experience
● Computer Literate
● Fluent in written and spoken Afrikaans and English
● Must have a valid driving license and own reliable transport
● Must be prepared to obtain a code 10 driving license and drive a converted 14 seater mobile vehicle.
● Ability to work independently and as part of our great team
● Ability to work flexible hours (some weekends and evenings occasionally)
● Attention to detail, ability to plan and prioritize work, meeting deadlines to successfully deliver a range of program outcomes/deliverables
● Available 5 days per week from 9:00-18:00 with a 60minute lunch break

Purpose of Position
The SEP Mobile Computer Literacy initiative develops the computer literacy skills of learners aged 6-18 years of age and Young Adults up to the age of 25, through Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills training. The initiative also enables learners to access relevant educational content.

Critical Performance Areas
• COORDINATION OF THE COMPUTER LITERACY INITIATIVE
• TRAINING
• MANAGEMENT OF THE MOBILE COMPUTER LITERACY VEHICLE
• MONITORING AND EVALUATION
• ADMINISTRATION


COORDINATION OF THE COMPUTER LITERACY INITIATIVE
● To set up of systems/procedures for managing the mobile computer literacy initiative: basic equipment, computer systems, itemising and creating inventories for equipment and relevant paperwork
● Purchasing all computer equipment and software for the programme according to budget and maintaining software and equipment in good, clean, working order.
● Visiting After-School Clubs on a daily basis to provide access to the children at these centres.
● To assist with homework, assignments and school tasks using the initiative’s resources
● To develop a baseline assessment to test the computer literacy levels of the learners
● To test the learners’ capabilities on the appropriate use of the computer or tablet device
● To use applications and games to improve reading skills, numeracy skills and develop creative skills
● Presenting computer literacy lessons and sourcing relevant/suitable computer programmes for children
● Liaising with other organisations involved with mobile computer programmes and staying abreast of new legislation, guidelines and recommendations.
● To create opportunities for collaboration and integration with the other SEP initiatives
● To ensure consistent internet connectivity at the facilities and to assist with troubleshooting any potential problems.


TRAINING
● To provide basic computer literacy training to SEP and ECEP facilitators onsite and at the monthly training (all regions when required)
● To develop training material and provide training to the Early Adulthood Programme beneficiaries and learners forming part of the World of Work Initiative
● To train and provide initial support to computer literacy facilitators in all regions
MANAGEMENT OF THE MOBILE COMPUTER LITERACY VEHICLE
● To manage the maintenance of the vehicle. To ensure the vehicle is kept in good working order, to arrange services and repairs, ensure maintenance takes place (in consultation with the Transport and Logistics Coordinator), as well as the refueling of the vehicle.
● To immediately inform the SEP Manager, Transport and Logistics Manager, and the Financial Manager of any damage to the vehicle, in order for the Financial Manager to make the necessary arrangements with the insurance.
● To arrange for the repair or maintenance of the vehicle as required in consultation with the Transport and Logistics Coordinator

MONITORING AND EVALUATION
● To assist with the development and implementation of effective monitoring and evaluation
● To report any problems with the SEP facilitators to the ECEP and SEP Support Teachers
● To report any program related challenges to the SEP Programme managers
● To maintain case records and to ensure data is timeously captured on the management systems.

ADMINISTRATION
● To provide input for the Pebbles Project newsletters/reports relating to activities as required
● To complete all other reports as requested by the SEP Programme Manager.
● To assist with any additional duties, as requested by the SEP Programme Manager or Senior Management.
● To assist volunteers who have been placed in the facilities to support children with learning barriers by providing training for these volunteers.
● To contribute to report writing regarding SEP learners and their achievements and progress, to be submitted to the SEN Manager, Area Manager, or COO on a monthly basis.
● To contribute to trustees’ and donors’ reports as requested.
● To do all tasks according to the agreed targets regarding time, quantity, and quality.
● To ensure that all responsibilities and instructions are understood and clear up any misunderstandings before the task commences.
● To co-operate and help colleagues in their duties where necessary and possible.
● To always be willing to follow a reasonable instruction as a contribution to the productivity of Pebbles Project.

Protecting babies, children and young people from child abuse and neglect is integral to the work of the Pebbles Project
Protecting Children
Policy Information The Pebbles Project Trust has zero tolerance for child abuse. Protecting babies, children and young people from abuse and neglect are integral to the provision of services we deliver to these children and their families. It is a core responsibility for all Pebbles Project staff.

Job Location: Stellenbosch

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