Manager: Education and Outreach vacancy, closing 29 March 2023


Manager: Education and Outreach


HOD: Heritage & Knowledge

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position mentioned above.



To co-ordinate, manage, develop heritage education programs, storytelling content and performances. Facilitate the schools, youth and family programming, design learning and presentation/learning support material for schools and public. To coordinate Outreach and Tour guiding activities,







  • To develop policy for heritage education and outreach and link them to department’s mission and storyline of //hapo, the Garden of Remembrance and the Gallery of Leaders.
  • Develop and maintain story telling performances.
  • Establish and manage stakeholder relations.
  • Manage the writing and designing of teaching and learning material based on the Freedom Park’s story line.
  • Manage and facilitate heritage education, indigenous knowledge and awareness dialogues, and school/youth holiday camps.
  • Facilitate the Tour guiding activities and design the visitor flow within the tour guiding activities.
  • Develop the outreach programme and implement outreach programs. 
  • Provide supervision, discipline, and ensure active participation of the unit in all processes within the organisation.





Post-graduade degree in Heritage Studies, History, Indigenous Knowledge Systems, African Studies, and Education. 





5 to 8 years’ experience in management

5 to 8 years’ experience in the heritage industry and education field.



  • Knowledge of Outreach Activities
  • Be able to work with communities.
  • Customer Relations.
  • Knowledge of heritage and history.
  • Be able to work with diverse people.
  • Be a team builder and leader.
  • Knowledge about liberation struggle history, contemporary culture and African thoughts throughout history.
  •  A working knowledge of the Curriculum Statement of South Africa and the CAPS curriculum.
  • South African Heritage Resources Act
  • Heritage Tourism Sector
  • Program and project management
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Local Languages



  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Time management
  • Computer literacy (Office Suite)
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Diversity management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)



Applications for internal candidates must be on internal application form and must be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

All applicants must contain a Curriculum Vitae with at least 3 contactable references, certified copies of educational certificates and/ or other qualifications and identity document. Successful applicants will be subjected to a verification, security clearance.


Closing date is 29th of March 2023.

NB: If you do not receive any response within 14 days of closing days, please assume that your application was not successful.

Correspondence will only be with shortlisted candidates.


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