27 May 2021


Opportunity Description

LALELA VACANCY: Foundation Phase Art Facilitator, Hout Bay

Lalela provides educational arts for at-risk youth to spark creative thinking and awaken the entrepreneurial spirit. Lalela is at the forefront of art education in South Africa and is searching for a full-time Foundation Phase Art Facilitator to join the team, based in Hout Bay.

Purpose Of Job:
To facilitate foundation phase art workshops in Hout Bay and to ensure desired outcomes and critical messaging is achieved.


Programme Administration
Ensuring all Lalela programs are administrated according to requirements by:

  • Carrying out monitoring and evaluation using tools provided,
  • Providing monthly reports to the relevant Programme Manager,
  • Providing workshop photographs; and regular photographing and/or scanning and archiving of artwork,

Programme Preparation
Preparation for the facilitation of all Lalela Project programs and initiatives by:

  • Preparing adequately for all classes,
  • Ensuring that all required materials for workshops are available,
  • Ensuring sufficient food and drink for the classes,
  • Assist in organising and preparing for holiday programs and events.

Facilitation of workshops
Facilitation of the Lalela Project Workshops by:

  • Facilitate after-school and during school art workshops with grade 1 – 4 learners.
  • Taking responsibility for any event or field trip relating to the school you are operating from,
  • Curation of artwork for community or school exhibitions/events/initiatives,
  • Conducting holiday programs

Contribution as a team member
Ensuring positive contribution to the Lalela Project by:

  • Attending and contributing to weekly team meetings,
  • Communicating and consulting with all colleagues and stakeholders to ensure successful relationships are developed and maintained,
  • Attending all curriculum preparation meetings and team trainings.


  • Have a strong knowledge of facilitation methodology and experiential learning,
  • Minimum of 2 years of art facilitation experience working with foundation phase learners,
  • Able to inspire young minds through innovative and creative teaching methods,
  • A diploma/degree/proven work experience in Visual Art Education or Early Childhood Development,
  • Must reside in Cape Town,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Office and Google docs essential,
  • Excellent relationship-building skills,
  • Must love to make art and play,
  • Prior (South African) work experience in the NGO or youth development sector is advantageous.

How to Apply

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to firdous@lalela.org
Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.