Careers

Date Advertised: 9 October 2017

POSITION

Tutoring Consultant

LOCATION:

Bellville, Cape Town

DURATION:

3-6 Month full-time contract, with possible permanent employment

HOURS:

35-40 hrs/week

SALARY:

Disclosed on application

START DATE:

9 January (Training in December if possible)

WHO WE ARE:

The BrightSparkz Tutors team are a group of dynamic individuals who work hard to give South African parents great customer service and attract tutors of exceptional quality. The company was birthed in 2005 and currently serves clients in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria.  The Online division combines tutoring via Skype with e-learning platforms to offer a tutoring solution for clients outside of major cities.  We carefully match suitable tutors depending on the subject requirements and availability of our clients, whether it be primary or high school learners, university students or adults. Tutoring takes place at the homes of our clients, or at schools or local libraries.

Our vision is to be able to provide access to academic support in one form or another to all South African learners, and to be the no. 1 tutor employer of choice for university students and teachers.

OBJECTIVES OF THE ROLE:

  1. Coordinate the effective placement of tutors, dealing with all related administration and communications to clients and tutors with urgency and efficiency.
  2. Ensure exceptional levels of service excellence are delivered to clients and tutors, and that client queries and concerns are handled professionally and efficiently.
  3. Provide support the Client Manager by ensuring that clients you are dealing with are satisfied with our service and their tutor.
  4. Working efficiently and cooperatively with the team to reach monthly targets.

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

You are someone who is looking to combine a passion for education with client services and business, and you can see yourself working in a small team, in a relatively informal environment with a flat hierarchical structure.  You consider yourself organised and administratively strong, and have high empathy and are intuitive, which helps you engage well with people of all ages. You enjoy the variation of being in and out of the office, and don’t mind getting stuck into whatever needs getting done! You are comfortable using internet technology having worked on various web applications in the past. You adapt easily to change, learn new things quickly and consider yourself a friendly and positive person with a strong internal drive to get things done.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Completed 3 year tertiary qualification in business administration, education, or a related field.
  • Have minimum of 1-2 year’s work experience excelling in client services, journalism, media, education, events, business admin or in a corporate environment (internships included). Leadership experience an advantage.
  • Experience in education sector or tutoring experience advantageous but not essential.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Exceptional organisational and administrative abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with people of all ages, with a high service-orientated attitude.
  • Proficient with MS Office, and experience with web-based applications and Google Apps advantageous.
  • Valid driver’s licence and own transport essential.

APPLICATION

Please email us your CV and salary expectations, and motivate why you are interested in this position.

Contact person: Dominique

Email: careers.ct@brightsparkz.co.za

Applications close Friday 10 November 2017, but late applications may be considered.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applications expected, we can only respond to candidates who match the role specifications.