Numeric: Programme Manager

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 15 May, 2019
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, Numeric’s goal is to create exciting and high impact learning environments in low-income areas with a view to helping learners in Grade 7 to establish strong foundations in mathematics.
Numeric seeks to appoint a Programme Manager, to be based in Pinetown, Durban.

Duration: 12 months (subject to renewal) 

The purpose of the position is to oversee programme at five partner schools, which equates to ten classrooms or approximately 250 learners. Ensure that coaches are adequately equipped, both materially and pedagogically, to deliver high impact maths education to these children and give them solid foundations upon entry into high school.

  • Manage relationships with partner schools (principals, maths H.O. D’s, teachers)
  • Handle logistics involved with the programmes (finance, transport, connectivity)
  • Contribute to the development of the programme (curriculum, games, activities, worksheets)
  • Support and mentor coaches
  • Arrange parents’ evenings, prize-giving’s etc. to encourage parent buy-in and commitment
  • Train coaches and teachers on the use of Khan Academy and Numeric learning tools
  • Additional administrative tasks required to develop the organisation
  • Plan and prepare for the Coach Bootcamp and Learner Math Camp


  • Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent                                             
  • Higher grade mathematics
  • Teaching or tutoring experience
  • Involvement or leadership in outreach or extra-curricular projects
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to multi-task and maintain a high quality of work
  • Interest and ability to handle new and changing technologies
  • Interest in mentoring and developing future teachers
  • Own transport and valid drivers’ license
  • Be dedicated to our cause, passionate about mathematics, and have strong organisational and people skills

To apply, submit a CV and letter of motivation (maximum two pages) to quoting “DBN 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.

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