Re-Advert for Master Trainer


Molteno is looking for a vibrant African Home Language Master Trainer who is proficient in Sepedi. The incumbent must have knowledge of English First Additional Language as well as Numeracy as s/he will be expected to support coaches in the delivery of the Foundation Phase curriculum in Grades 1, 2 and 3. The successful incumbent will be based at Molteno’s Johannesburg (Houghton) Head Office.

Job Description:

  • Elicit support from district officials, school leadership teams and coaches to ensure buy-in to the project objectives;
  • Establish and maintain sound relationships with project teams, schools, and circuit and district officials;
  • Represent the organisation at relevant meetings;
  • Prepare presentations for relevant meetings;
  • Develop and maintain a constructive, committed and effective project team dynamic;
  • Manage relationships with coaches, and all stakeholders in a constructive and collegial manner;
  • Work closely with the Lead Coach(es) and Home Language, English First Additional Language and Numeracy teams to ensure the strategic alignment of project activities with District and Provincial activities;
  • Contribute to the project design process;
  • Manage his/her work for effective and efficient delivery against project outcomes;
  • Report on project implementation in accordance with reporting specifications and standards;
  • Participate in and contribute to project team meetings, planning and reporting processes;
  • Design and develop relevant research-based materials such as training guides and assessments, as well as materials for use in the leadership and management component;
  • Deliver professional training to Foundation Phase coaches and/or teachers;
  • Conduct workshops where necessary.


 Job Requirements:

  • A post graduate degree in Education, specialising in Sepedi Home Language and English First Additional Language

· Knowledge of Tshivenḓa and Xitsonga would be an added advantage

  • Knowledge of the FP Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS)
  • Experience in Foundation Phase Literacy and Numeracy support projects such as the GPLMS, EGRS and PSRIP would be an advantage

· Previous coaching experience an advantage

  • Own transport and valid unendorsed Code 8 driver’s license for extensive travel
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines in a complex environment
  • Broad understanding of the Basic Education environment in South Africa.

Interested candidates should forward a motivational letter, certified copies of their qualifications and CV to Closing date: 27 March 2020. Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews. If you have not been contacted within a month after the closing date of this advertisement, consider your application as unsuccessful. This position will be available from the 14 April 2020.

Late applications will not be considered.