Numeric: Programme Manager

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 17 November, 2017
Opportunity type: 

Numeric is a small team of friendly people who are on a mission to help young South Africans excel in mathematics. More specifically, our goal is to create exciting and high impact learning environments in low-income areas with a view to helping learners in Grades 6 - 8 to establish strong foundations in mathematics.

Numeric seeks to appoint a Programme Manager to be based in Soweto,Johannesburg.

Start Date: Jan 2018 (negotiable)

Contract Type: 12 month, fixed-term (subject to renewal)


  • 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
  • Training coaches and teachers on the use of Khan Academy
  • Additional administrative tasks required to develop the organisation
  • Planning and preparation for Coach Bootcamp (December) and Learner Math Camp (July)


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent                                              
  • Higher grade maths through to matric                                                                                
  • Teaching or tutoring experience
  • Involvement/leadership in outreach or extra-curricular projects
  • 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
  • Own transport and valid drivers license

To apply, submit a two-page CV and letter of motivation to quoting “JHB Program Manager” in the subject line.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Ensure that your letter of motivation explains your interest in Numeric and outlines why you would be well suited to this position.

Applications are considered on a rolling basis so it is to your advantage to apply prior to the deadline.

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