ECD Principal


The ACVV Cape Town is a registered Non-Profit organisation providing designated child protection services.The ECD centre provides for approximately 230 children aged 2 – 6 (up to Grade R) and employs 25 staff.

The ACVV seeks to appoint a ECD Principal (full-time) to be based in Cape Town.

The purpose of the position is to manage the creche and the staff. To ensure that the operations of the creche are running smoothly, oversee the ECD programme to ensure quality education and engage with stakeholders to improve the service.Oversee all aspects of the operations of the creche.

Reports to: Branch Manager

Starting Date: 1 December 2020

Remuneration: A market related salary dependent on experience and qualifications

ECD programme management
HR management and supervision
Manage the facilities, grounds and kitchen
Administrative management
Input in financial management and budgets
Liaise with stakeholders and improve service delivery
Other tasks as set out in job description
B. Ed (Foundation Phase)/ Three (3) year pre-primary Diploma
A member of the South African Council of Educators (SACE)
Certified training in CAPS
A police clearance as per Children Protection Act
A minimum of five years continuous ECD teaching experience
Knowledge of Early Childhood Development and programme development and implementation
Knowledge of DSD departmental forms and reports
Management, leadership and supervision skills
Conflict resolution and problems solving skills
Ability to manage unit/programme budgets
Reporting skills (written and verbal)
Computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email)
Ability to communicate and transfer skills to the community
Communications skills in English and Afrikaans
A valid South African driver’s licence
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