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TAFELBERG SCHOOL
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

Tafelberg School is located in one of the most beautiful cities in the world: Cape Town. We take pride in creating the ideal environment for our learners to thrive, do what they’re passionate about and experience success in all areas of academics. Through the provision of support and assistance, we are able to develop each learner; shaping them into the best possible version of themselves. Tafelberg School welcomes learners from all backgrounds and abilities with open arms.

EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGIST MATERNITY CONTRACT POSITION
± 26 August 2021 – 1 March 2022 (Dates to be confirmed)

JOB PURPOSE:
To render psychological counseling and support within a special school/resource center environment, including full-service and inclusive schools, within an inclusive education and whole school development framework, in conjunction with the School-Based Support Team(SBSTs). To assist school management to make the school efficient and effective as a teaching and learning institution.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Masters-level degree in Psychology
  • registration as a PSYCHOLOGIST (Educational, Clinical or Counselling) with the Professional Board for Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) (must provide proof of current registration)
  • recognized post-graduate qualification [REQV 14] which must include appropriate training as an educator
  • registration as an EDUCATOR with the South African Council for Educators (SACE) (must provide proof of registration)
  • at least 1 or 2 years relevant psycho-educational and/or psycho-social experience
  • a certified copy of a valid drivers’ license
  • proficiency in English and at least 1 other official language of the Western Cape.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: 

  • provision of psychological support to learners as a member of a trans-disciplinary team
  • promote and support the implementation of inclusive education policy and guideline documents
  • knowledge and experience in the early identification, assessment and support of learners experiencing barriers to learning
  • knowledge of the Screening, Identification, Assessment and Support (SIAS) policy
  • assist within the School-Based Support Team (SBST) to develop and monitor Individual Support Plans (ISP) for learners experiencing barriers to learning
  • provision of psycho-educational and psycho-social support to learners, educators and parents
  • capacity-building of educators and parents within the inclusive education framework
  • administration of psychological and educational assessments
  • provision of short-term psycho-therapeutic support for learners
  • assist the school with the development of networks for support
  • adhere to the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) ethical code for psychology, scope of practice and other guideline documents
  • undertake Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and professional supervision as a personal responsibility
  • maintain a record of all psychological and educational interventions
  • draft professional psycho-educational and psycho-social reports
  • maintain a sound administrative system ensuring confidentiality of records

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS (including): 

  • basic counselling skills
  • child development
  • computer literacy
  • crisis management
  • diagnostic assessment
  • inclusive education policy & guideline documents
  • learning strategies
  • multi-disciplinary teamwork
  • national curriculum policy statements
  • presentation skills 
  • preventative programmes
  • professional ethics
  • psycho-educational assessment
  • psycho-social support
  • psycho-therapeutic techniques
  • psychological research methodology
  • report writing
  • teaching styles
  • sound administration
  • trauma de-briefing
  • whole school development
  • Abuse no more protocol

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. The school reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. Applicants who do not hear from the school within two weeks should consider their application unsuccessful.

http://www.tafelbergschool.co.za/

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RONDEBOSCH BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

Our Vision
The young men of Rondebosch Boys’ High School are confident and able to pursue their dreams. They are resilient and adaptable, equipped with the educational, ethical, social and emotional competencies to effect significant and lasting change in a changing world.

AFRIKAANS FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE TEACHER (WCED Contract Post with possibility of conversion to permanent) - W.E.F January 2022

Rondebosch Boys’ High School wishes to appoint an Afrikaans First Additional Language teacher (Grades 8 – 12) with effect from January 2021.

The following qualities and abilities are required:

  • Experience of teaching Afrikaans FAL to a Matric level
  • An interest in expanding and enriching the boys’ exposure to Afrikaans
  • An interest in teaching Advanced Programme Afrikaans (IEB) or A Level Afrikaans.
  • Relevant teaching qualifications and proof of SACE registration
  • Although not essential, NSC marking experience would be a strong recommendation.
  • The willingness and ability to coach at least one of the school’s major sports (Cricket, Rugby, Hockey, Water Polo). Coaching certification would be a strong recommendation.

The following would be recommended:

  • Good English communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • The ability to use information and communication technologies in the classroom
  • Willingness to lead a team if called upon to do so

The school reserves the right not to make an appointment. An application does not necessarily entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

https://rondebosch.com/high/

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Thursday, 22 July 2021 10:57

ESTATE MANAGER

Wynberg Boys Junior School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

Wynberg Boys Junior School has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified, service driven candidate in the position of an Estate Manager.

The successful incumbent will be responsible for managing the school’s maintenance portfolio of the school grounds and buildings and for ensuring a safe and secure environment.

VACANCY - ESTATE MANAGER

Minimum requirements

Experience: 

  • Minimum of 10 years as an Estate Manager or similar facilities management role
  • Estate or facilities management within a school or learning institute environment would be advantageous.
  • Oversight of contractors in relation to the delivery and management of construction projects

Knowledge and skills: 

  • Strong organisational and problem solving skills with excellent attention to detail 
  • Must be able to multitask, prioritise, and work well under pressure to meet established deadlines
  • Solid track record of negotiating skills with excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the role will require a lot of interaction with service providers and external clients
  • Leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to motivate teams
  • Knowledge and experience in applying health, safety and security protocols in a large, populous environment
  • Must display at least an intermediate level of financial acumen with an understanding of procurement
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Ability to anticipate and identify possible obstacles and implement preventative plans
  • Must be proactive, solutions orientated and performance driven

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 

  • General oversight of facilities and amenities, including buildings, grounds and fields while managing all associated health services and safety and security protocols
  • Assessing, appointing and managing contractors (repair and maintenance) and monitoring that they perform within their scope and service level agreements.
  • Leading and motivating the Estate Management team and working closely with the Estate Foremen to deliver efficient and effective maintenance and cleaning functions 
  • Maintaining any inventory and asset registers while ensuring that all inventory and assets are fit for purpose and available for scheduled maintenance projects. 
  • Liaise with the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) maintenance directorate on any general maintenance or special projects.
  • Lead measures and initiatives which will positively contribute to the enhanced safety and security of the school.

Wynberg Boys’ Junior School reserves the right to not fill this post without further communication or notification.

Should you not be contacted by us within 2 weeks after the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Leading through innovation, growing through learning, pursuing excellence - all within the whole of relevant citizenship and respect for diversity.
www.wbjs.org.za

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APEX PRIMARY SCHOOL
~ CAPE TOWN, WESTERN CAPE ~

Apex Primary School is a new no-fee dual medium public primary school which opened its doors in January 2020. The school currently accommodates grade 1-5 learners across four classes per grade and will grow a grade each year until it reaches grade 7 in 2023. The school has partnered with Acorn Education (www.acorneducation.org.za) as part of the Collaboration Schools Pilot Programme - a public private partnership programme in the Western Cape.

SEEKING GRADE 3 EDUCATOR
CONTRACT POST 26 JULY 2021 – 30 NOVEMBER 2021

The School Governing Body of Apex Primary School invites applications from exceptional Grade 3 teachers with a track record of success leading through inspiration, strong character, superior relationship skills and a focus on fostering a collaborative school community. The school will champion a high expectations culture for both learners and staff to build a school of excellence. All educators will benefit from ongoing professional development and mentorship customised to your specific role and needs.

We seek to fill the following teaching post:

  • English Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT) Grade 3 Educator

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum requirement is a REQV14 qualification (matric + four years’ qualification)
  • At least 3 to 5 years relevant experience
  • Must be qualified and trained in the Foundation Phase
  • Certification through the South African Council of Educators (SACE)-proof of registration required
  • Must be aligned to our mission of developing the school into a school of excellence and willing to go the extra mile to achieve this mission
  • Exhibit a genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every learner
  • Have a strong moral purpose with an uncompromising approach to school improvement and raising attainment
  • A track record of leading successful learner interventions and improving learner outcomes
  • A track record of high expectations personally and professionally
  • Be open to innovative ideas and deviating from the status quo
  • Willing to work collaboratively within the framework of the Collaboration Schools Programme
  • Be fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Be computer literate and MS Office proficient

If you are passionate about education, transforming young learners’ lives while using innovative education strategies, then this is an opportunity for you!

Start date: Immediately
Contract & Benefits: This is a contract position with the School Governing Body of Apex Primary School. The successful candidates will be required to undergo a criminal background check.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful

https://acorneducation.org.za/

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Monday, 12 July 2021 16:03

FINANCIAL OFFICER

Bosmansdam Primary
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

Bosmansdam Primary was the first school established in Bothasig. The school, situated in Elbrecht Street in the heart of Bothasig, opened its doors on 19 January 1966.

The school seeks to offer quality education for learners from Grade R to Grade 7. Bosmansdam Primary School is a parallel medium institution. Both English and Afrikaans speaking learners receive tuition in their mother tongue. The school has always endeavoured to maintain an equitable balance between the two languages wherever possible.

As a multi-cultural school with a vision for the future, learners are taught to respect the beliefs, lifestyles and cultures of others.

Bosmansdam Primary School invites applications from suitably experienced and qualified persons for the following position:

Financial Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pastel accounting software essential.
  • Daily cash book reconciliation.
  • Debtors invoicing credit notes and reconciliation of numbers to CEMIS.
  • Monthly Creditors processing and payments and weekly cash payments.
  • Monthly salary processing and payment.
  • Processing via sage payroll
  • Documenting payments and signatures of employees
  • SARS efiling and EMP201 payments
  • UIF reporting
  • Bi-Annual and Annual EMP501 pâté reconciliation
  • Strong emphasis of debtors collections/statements and follow up on errant account.
  • Compliance within the department framework;
  • Grade R subsidy reconciliation and reporting
  • W043 quarter reporting
  • Full service school reconciliation and reporting.
  • Exemption processing and reporting.
  • Municipal payment reporting
  • Financial year end audit reporting

The school reserves the right not to fill this position. An application does not necessarily entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

http://www.bosmansdam.primary-school.co.za/

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Herschel Girls School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

Herschel Girls School, founded in 1922, situated in Claremont Cape Town, is an inclusive independent Anglican school for girls from Pre-Nursery to Grade 12 which welcomes pupils and staff from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Herschel Girls School seeks to appoint a

Network and Supporting Infrastructure Administrator
to commence duties as soon as possible.

The successful applicant will take full responsibility for the entire network infrastructure of the institution, both on-prem and in-cloud. The ideal incumbent will have the relevant IT qualifications and competencies coupled with 4 years ‘hands-on’ experience in installing, configurating and maintaining an enterprise level network and supporting infrastructure.

Key Areas and Competencies:

1. Network Infrastructure 

  1. The physical installation, configuration and maintenance of enterprise level network infrastructure, including switches, access points and cabling.
  2. A solid understanding of VLANed networks, and an ability to configure core and edge switching devices within this environment so that all end-point devices can interface with the network appropriately.
  3. Effectively interact with suppliers and consultants and be able to manage and co-ordinate external parties in relation to maintaining or advancing the network.

2. Server Infrastructure

  1. The physical installation, configuration and maintenance of servers in a Microsoft Windows environment, core and GUI, physical and virtual.
  2. Solid working experience with DC’s, AD, DHCP and other key server roles so that these services can be appropriately installed, configured and managed.
  3. Understanding of and ability to manage how on-prem servers interact with in-cloud platforms, namely Microsoft 365 for Education and Google Workspace for Education.
  4. Effectively interact with suppliers and consultants and be able to manage and co-ordinate external parties in relation to maintaining or advancing the server environment.

3. Cloud Infrastructure 

As an education institution, both Microsoft and Google cloud platforms are in place for staff and learners. These platforms are fully integrated with the on-prem infrastructure.

  1.  Maintain the syncing mechanisms between on-prem and in-cloud services.
  2. Configuration and management of cloud platforms.

4. Security and Compliance Infrastructure

  1. Solid working experience with configuring and maintaining an enterprise level dedicated firewall so that traffic is interrogated and routed appropriately and effectively.
  2. Configuration and maintenance of the on-prem NAS backup devices and their replication to cloud.
  3. Daily review of reports from multiple systems, on-prem and in-cloud, to ascertain service delivery and to pro-actively identify issues.
  4. Assist the POPIA Compliance Officers with meeting data integrity and privacy conditions.

5. Team and User Support

  1. Ability to work as a team, co-ordinate technician’s daily tasks and train them where necessary.
  2. Effectively and efficiently respond to and resolve escalated issues from technicians.
  3. Ability to interact with users on all levels, adjusting commentary/interaction accordingly.

Overall, the successful applicant should:

  • have a solid technical background
  • be able to transfer knowledge of one brand to another; eager to research and gain knowledge and skills when necessary
  • be proactive and take initiative to suggest ways to improve across all key areas
  • be experienced in project management and the implementing of technologies effectively and efficiently
  • be able to interact with Team and users and upskill/empower where and when necessary

Preferred qualifications (or similar):

  • NCIA Certification
  • CCNA R&S Certification
  • MCSE Certification
  • N+ Certification
  • Azure Administrator Associate Certification

Technology Exposure (Preferred exposure, or similar):

  • Cisco or Juniper switching, within a VLANed environment
  • Cisco or Ruckus wireless networking
  • Windows Server environment, core and GUI, physical or virtual, all roles – DC, AD, DCHP, etc
  • Microsoft Exchange Server, preferably hybrid on-prem/cloud
  • SCCM/MECM server/environment
  • Microsoft 365
  • Google Workspace
  • Enterprise level dedicated firewall devices, ideally Fortigate
  • Managed antivirus solutions
  • Backup solutions, on-prem and in-cloud

Herschel is committed to transformation and is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that gives preference, where appropriate in accordance with its Employment Equity Plan, to candidates from the designated groups. The School reserves the right not to make an appointment. Failure to meet the requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Please note no faxed applications will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

http://www.herschel.org.za/

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Monday, 05 July 2021 07:36

ENGLISH TEACHER: GRADES 8 - 12

Camps Bay High School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

Camps Bay High School is a caring and collaborative learning community that embraces South Africa’s diversity while blazing a trail in Service, Academia, Sport and Culture. Our school ensures that learners achieve intellectual and personal excellence and are well prepared for a global community as responsible, productive and engaged citizens.

ENGLISH TEACHER: GRADES 8 - 12

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, hardworking and creative individual to teach English from Grade 8 to Grade 12.

The position is effective from the start of term 4, 2021.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified and have suitable experience in teaching English from Grade 8 to 12; 
  • Be computer literate and have proven experience of using computers and technology effectively in education; 
  • Show vision, innovation, creativity, and motivation in designing learning programmes, and in classroom teaching; 
  • Be able to plan, record and report on Assessments; 
  • Be able to contribute to the academic, sporting, and cultural life of the School;
  • Be able to work effectively as a member of a team dedicated to the development and care of all pupils; and
  • Have exceptional interpersonal skills.

The application must include: 

  • A full CV noting other subjects offered; 
  • Extramurals offered; 
  • Copies of qualifications; 
  • Academic Transcripts; 
  • SACE registrations certificate; 
  • Copy of ID Document; and 
  • Names of two contactable references.

The school reserves the right not to fill this position.
Please regard your application for this post as unsuccessful if you have not received notification from us for an interview 1 week after the closing date.

https://www.campsbayhigh.co.za/

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Llandudno Primary School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

Llandudno Primary School is a small, public, family orientated Atlantic Seaboard school in Cape Town. The school is a modern Google school using innovative technology in its teaching. Llandudno Primary strives to help pupils find their own talents and through a nurturing approach, develop all pupils strengths. Llandudno has a high academic standard and a good cultural and watersport tradition.

INTERMEDIATE PHASE POST LEVEL ONE EDUCATOR

The school is looking for a young, dynamic, tech savvy Grade 6 educator that fits our ethos and who will bring passion, and new innovative ideas into the classroom. The school is seeking to build more diversity into the curriculum and into the staffing establishment to broaden the cultural and racial ethos of the school environment.

Skills and attributes required: 

  • Good organisational ability 
  • Working knowledge of CAPS curriculum 
  • Excellent EQ aligned to our child - centred approach 
  • Ability to be a versatile team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills with staff, parents and pupils. Accomplished computer skills and use of multi-media in the classroom
  • Extra-Mural Sports Programme: willingness to be involved in or manage one of the Summer and Winter sports codes such as water polo, swimming, tennis, soccer, netball, squash, tag rugby, cross country.
  • Willingness to be involved in all aspects of school life and extra after hours functions where required.

Only fully-qualified Intermediate Phase teachers need apply.
Candidates who do not receive a reply within 3 weeks of the closing date may assume that the post has been filled.

BE THE BEST YOU CAN BE
https://www.llandudnoprimary.co.za/

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Wednesday, 30 June 2021 12:03

AFRIKAANS FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE

Rustenburg Girls’ High School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

The school’s picturesque setting, with Table Mountain as a backdrop creates an environment for creative and individual learning. We strive to inculcate our core values in all that we do with particular attention to our school’s respect code. Our staff embrace new teaching and learning techniques, and also prioritise the well-being of our students.
We strive to create opportunities for each learner to develop their individual strengths and leadership skills. This is particularly evident in the many arts, music, sports and cultural opportunities that we offer. Our mentor system ensures that each new learner has an older confidant amongst the student body. The values and skills that our pupils learn at Rustenburg Girls’ High School enable them to move into our changing world with confidence.

This top performing girls’ school is looking to replace experienced teachers of Afrikaans FAL. The following full time SGB posts are available; one from 01 October 2021 and one from 01 January 2022. Possible Head of Subject position.

AFRIKAANS FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE

Knowledge and experience in teaching the CAPs curriculum in the FET phase and experience of teaching at Grade 12 level is essential. Must be computer literate and competent in the use of technology for teaching and learning.

Your application must include the following:

  • Application form, available for download at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1V5GBa3q-KTAmd3x-nekRXM7308_x-saP/view (Only applications which include this completed form will be considered) 
  • Certified copies of qualifications, including teaching qualification (minimum 4 years)
  • Certified copy of full academic transcript
  • Proof of SACE registration
  • Certified copy of your Identity Document

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited to an interview and will be taken on a tour of the school and expected to teach a lesson. We reserve the right not to fill the posts.

Rustenburg Girls’ High School is committed to the principles of Employment Equity and to providing equal opportunities. Candidates who meet these criteria will receive preference.

https://www.rghs.org.za/

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Wynberg Boys' Junior School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

At Wynberg Boys’ Junior School we strive to cultivate an environment of Continuous Learning and Teaching. This means that not only will our boys develop an insatiable thirst for knowledge long after they left our school, but they will also be well-equipped to find it.

Learning and teaching is aligned to meet the requirements of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS), but we also focus on developing the 4 core competencies the school tries to promote. The competencies are Creativity, Critical thinking, Collaboration and Communication (The 4C’s). The 4C’s are globally recognised as the core skills needed to succeed in a professional environment.

INTERMEDIATE & FOUNDATION PHASE LEARNERSHIP POSITIONS

Wynberg Boys’ Junior School invites applications for Learnership Positions for Grades R-3 (Foundation Phase) and Grades 4-7 (InterSen Phase) for registered UNISA students working towards a teaching qualification e.g. PGCE/B.Ed. to be effective January 2022.

This position is aimed at applicants who are able to fully embrace the diverse ethos of Wynberg Boys’ Junior School and an opportunity to learn to be a teacher through mentorship and practical experience.

Requirements

  • Have a Matric certificate or currently studying towards a teaching degree
  • Display enthusiasm, creativity and have a passion for teaching 
  • Willingness to learn new teaching approaches
  • Total commitment to the school’s abundant extra-mural and co-curricular activities is a prerequisite
  • Flexible and collaborative – team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Good communication with proficiency in English and exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Competence in technology skills and willingness to learn more in this area

Learnerships will receive a monthly stipend.

Please indicate Foundation Phase or InterSen Phase In the subject line of your email.

Please note that the submission of an application will not result in an interview nor will it guarantee placement. WBJS reserves the right, without notification or further correspondence, to not proceed with filling these posts.

Leading through innovation, growing through learning, pursuing excellence - all within the whole of relevant citizenship and respect for diversity.
http://wbjs.org.za/

 

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