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4 month maternity leave substitute

Location; Langa & Gugulethu  



To supervise the Play one Wheels Team to ensure the learning and development of children with special needs according to the programmes put in place.




1. Daily programme coordination

  • Supervise the implementation of the daily programme with the carers/ practitioners according to the Individual Development Plans (IDPs) and curriculum set out by the Occupational Therapists guidance.

  • Oversee the overall stimulation programme with the carers and other role-players

  • Liaising with the educational support team when necessary


2. Ensuring implementation of the structured daily programme

  • Ensure that programme implementation occurs at both centres

  • Support the implementation of the IDPs in the classrooms

  • Be actively involved in the classrooms with the carers to ensure that the structured daily programme is delivered

  • Providing mentorship and support to the carers in the delivery of the programme

  • Ensure that all documentation as guided by the organisation and external stakeholders such as Department of Health are completed timeously and correctly.


3. Reporting

  • Ensure appropriate reporting from carers on daily activities and on the progress and development of children in the centre, as per Occupational Therapist’s recommended reporting systems 

  • In partnership with the class carers, communicate with parents about their child’s progress at the centre and encourage parents to use the child’s IDP’s at home.  

  • Complete monthly reports to the organisation's director. Ensure that Quarterly M&E reviews are completed.

  • Receive monthly submission of class programme from carers


4. Administrative Tasks

  • Responsible for all administrative tasks related to the above and as applicable within the centre context including reporting line function requirements

  • Monthly reports and record keeping regarding the programme implementation submitted to all government departments as part of the organisation’s progress reports




  1. Qualification/Experience in Supervision

  2. Administrative competence. 

  3. Experience in the disability sector is beneficial(certificate of recognition of prior learning necessary)

  4. Ability to work in a team.

  5. SAPS Name Clearance


General Traits wanted;

Sincere interest, compassion and faith in fellow human beings

Optimistic outlook on life

Strong sense of responsibility (conscientiousness and reliability)

Ability to communicate effectively


What is a PPGian?

As a part of Project Playground you are at any given time a PPGian. This means that you are a Role Model in every area of your life. You are open-hearted, caring by nature, have high integrity by being loyal and fair towards both the organisation, the children and adults. You practice self-leadership and aim to develop at all times. You are proactive and hardworking, take ownership of your duties and mistakes and are dedicated to your role and yourself. Humbleness and ability to show flexibility is important in the role.


If you are interested, please send CV and motivational letter to


Closing date of applications 14 February 2020, should you not hear back from us by 29 February 2020, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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