JOIN THE EELC – 2020 CANDIDATE ATTORNEY POSITION

APPLY NOW – APPLICATIONS CLOSE 20 SEPTEMBER 2019

The Equal Education Law Centre is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for an additional Candidate Attorney to join our Bertha Justice Fellowship Programme from January 2020. The position is based in Cape Town

About the EELC

We are a team of social justice lawyers specialising in education policy, legal advocacy, community lawyering and public interest litigation. The EELC engages in strategic litigation aimed at long-term educational reform, and works on individual cases arising from experiences of learners, parents and teachers, such as expulsions, disciplinary matters and access to schools.

The EELC works closely with our sister organisation, Equal Education (EE). EE is a movement of learners, parents, teachers and community members, working for quality and equality in South African education, through analysis and activism.

Who should apply

We are looking for self-motivated individuals with a passion for and history of social justice work.

Preference will be given to applicants who have completed their undergraduate law degree, or who are in their final year of study for a law degree, at a historically disadvantaged South African university.

How to apply

Send your application to info@eelawcentre.org.za with the subject heading “Candidate Attorney Application 2020”.

Applications must include:

  • A motivation letter detailing a history of involvement in social justice work and interest in the EELC (generic letters will not be considered)
  • Curriculum vitae of not longer than 3 pages containing the details of at least two (2) contactable referees
  • Copies of official academic transcripts or degree certificates

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

When to apply

Applications close on Friday, 20 September 2020.

Should you not hear from us by 4 October 2019, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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