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Herschel Girls School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

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

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 that no faxed applications will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Herschel Girls Senior School seeks to appoint a
PHYSICAL SCIENCE AND LIFE SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
to commence duties on 1 August 2022

We are seeking a skilled laboratory technician to join our growing team. In this position, you will set up samples and experiments to enhance the transfer of education to pupils at the school. Experience in data collection and interpretation as well as a keen attention to details and a strong work ethic is a must.

The successful applicant will be a suitably qualified laboratory technician with the following requirements:

  • Some years of experience in a laboratory environment
  • Maths and computer skills
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques, understanding of proper chemical handling, use, storage and disposal

The following skills are essential:

  • Test and set up lab equipment
  • Use lab machinery/equipment and computer programs to conduct tests and set up experiments
  • Report any health and safety issues
  • Maintain glassware by picking-up, cleaning, washing, and sterilizing
  • Order, receive, and inventory new glassware as needed
  • Ensure successful experiments by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, and calling for repairs
  • Document information by maintaining daily logs and equipment record books
  • Resolve problems as they arise
  • Attend department meetings
  • Healthy self-awareness and a well-developed sense of duty of care towards students and colleagues
  • Excellent administrative, communication and organisational skills
  • Shows initiative and is creative with fresh ideas to approach a task
  • Open to ongoing personal and professional development to support change
  • To hold at heart the school’s tagline of “learning to make a difference” for oneself
  • Be expected to be supportive of the Christian Anglican ethos of the School

Herschel Girls School, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

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

Published in Vacancies
Friday, 24 June 2022 06:49

HEAD OF SPORT

Herschel Girls School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

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

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 that no faxed applications will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Herschel Girls Senior School seeks to appoint a
Head of Sport
to commence duties in January 2023

Herschel Girls School adopted the IEB NSC qualification effective 01 January 2022 and owing to a retirement in this department, is looking for an innovative and progressive Head of Sport who seeks the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and excellent staff and school. In addition to an academic programme that challenges and encourages innovative and imaginative thinking, Herschel holds Physical Education and Sport in high regard and strives to provide our students with opportunities to develop and succeed at the highest level, whilst cultivating a culture of participation and enjoyment in life long physical activity.

The successful applicant will, apart from being a strategic thinker:

  • Have a teaching/Physical Education qualification (BEd/PGCE/BSc in Movement Education)
  • Demonstrate a passion and a willingness to teach Physical Education and Sport from Grade 8 – 12
  • Be innovative, dynamic and progressive, with the ability to motivate pupils and coaches with a range of abilities and skills
  • Lead and manage the sport staff and coaches in the achievement of set sport objectives and targets by ensuring that the sports department is a high performing entity
  • Manage the strategic direction for sport, including development of facilities, sports programmes and the profile of sport
  • Demonstrate excellent administrative, communication and organisational skills
  • Regularly evaluate the application of existing sport policy and effective implementation of new policy
  • Have experience or expertise in at least one of the following codes: hockey, netball, swimming, water polo, tennis, or cross-country and be willing to be a part of the extensive extra-curricular sport programme at the school, which includes travel and weekend activities
  • Maintain and encourage a love for physical activity through participation
  • Be open to explore a rapidly changing educational landscape and be open to ongoing personal and professional development to support change
  • Possess excellent relational skills which allow for the development of a progressive, safe, inclusive and exciting teaching environment
  • Have a healthy self-awareness and a well-developed sense of duty of care towards pupils and colleagues
  • Be fully committed to the school’s transformation, equity and belonging strategic objectives in support of an equitable, inclusive and safe school environment for all
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of Girls’ Education and the nuances applicable to support the educational premise of nurturing confident, independent, caring, resolute and inspiring young women
  • Hold at heart the school’s tagline of “learning to make a difference” for oneself and for the students in one’s care
  • Be expected to be supportive of the Christian Anglican ethos of the School. This includes a willingness to work within the values and ethos of the school

A letter of application (sent as an attachment), accompanied by a comprehensive CV, three contactable references and proof of SACE registration, as well as a Police Clearance certificate, must be sent via email by Monday, 18 July 2022. Candidates should also complete all the details in the form found at this link: https://forms.gle/UCUYSts3TQVETtYEA

Herschel Girls School, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

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

Published in Vacancies
Tuesday, 21 June 2022 15:36

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

St Anne’s Diocesan College
~ Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal ~

St Anne’s Diocesan College provides an excellent, future focused, balanced and globally relevant education in a caring boarding environment from Grade 8 to Grade 12

St Anne’s Diocesan College
INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME
Commencing January 2023

Applicants should:

  • be pursuing a PGCE or be a 4th year BEd student in 2023, who is at least 20 years of age
  • be pursuing or intend to pursue a career in teaching or in a school environment
  • be female students, prepared to live in single accommodation on campus, due to their responsibilities in the boarding houses
  • have a driver’s license (not essential but would be advantageous)

    For more information, please visit the college website on http://stannes.co.za/join-us/internships/

To apply, complete the Intern application form at the link below:
https://bit.ly/3O9BDNh

The closing date for applications is 15 July 2022

Members of staff are expected to support the Christian ethos of the school.
The College reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

St Anne’s Diocesan College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

https://www.stannes.co.za/

Published in Vacancies
Tuesday, 21 June 2022 15:03

ENGLISH HOME LANGUAGE TEACHER (IEB)

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 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.

Herschel Girls Senior School seeks to appoint an English Home Language Teacher (IEB) to commence duties in January 2023

Herschel Girls School has adopted the IEB NSC qualification effective 01 January 2022 and is looking for an innovative and progressive teacher who seeks the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and excellent staff and school.

The successful applicant will be a suitably qualified teacher and the following are essential:

  • A demonstrable passion for and expert experience in teaching English home language up to and including Grade 12
  • Excellent subject knowledge and a deep interest in pedagogy
  • A proven ability to establish a dynamic learning environment in the classroom and to design an English curriculum and lessons that nurture curiosity and academic risk taking
  • Be fully committed to the school’s transformation, equity and belonging strategic objectives in support of an equitable, inclusive and safe school environment for all
  • A willingness to work within the values and ethos of the school and a commitment to involve oneself in the broader extramural programme on offer at the school
  • Excellent relational skills which allow for the development of a progressive, safe, inclusive, exciting teaching environment
  • Healthy self-awareness and a well-developed sense of duty of care towards one’s students and one’s colleagues
  • An understanding and appreciation of girls’ education and the nuances applicable to support the educational premise of nurturing confident, independent, caring, resolute and inspiring young women
  • The skills and care required to be a tutor within the House system which we operate at Herschel. This involves active engagement with a small group of students across the grades, having oversight of their wellbeing and their academic progress
  • Excellent administrative, communication and organisational skills
  • The ability to integrate technology with confidence and flair to support a blended learning environment which engages students
  • The ability to explore a rapidly changing educational landscape with an openness and eagerness for ongoing professional and personal development to support change
  • To hold at heart the school’s tagline of “learning to make a difference” for oneself and for the students in one’s care
  • To be supportive of the Christian Anglican ethos of the School

A letter of application (sent as an attachment), accompanied by a comprehensive CV, three contactable references and proof of SACE registration, as well as a Police Clearance certificate, must be sent by Monday, 11 July 2022. Candidates should also complete all the details in the form found at this link: https://forms.gle/pPUhvLLKLgjwWxwc7

Herschel Girls School, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

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

Published in Vacancies