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PIETERMARITZBURG GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL
~ Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal ~

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School is a leading school for girls, which provides education from Grade 8 to Grade 12. The school has consistently been rated as one of the Top 25 Government Schools within South Africa. The school was founded in 1920 and continues to provide an outstanding education for young women in the academic, cultural and sporting fields.

As a school, our mission is to promote human dignity and equal opportunity, the maximum freedom of the individual within the context of the maximum good for all, excellence according to the talent and interest of each person, a sound set of values, service, a respect for community and environment, a commitment to the search for truth, the acquisition of knowledge and the development of skills.

AFRIKAANS FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE / COMMERCE (BUSINESS STUDIES and ECONOMIC AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES) FIXED TERM CONTRACT, FULL OR PART-TIME POSITION DEPENDING ON TEACHING SUBJECT COMBINATION (JULY - NOVEMBER 2021)

General description of the position:

  1. To assume the position, the applicants will be required to teach a combination of  the following subjects.
    AFRIKAANS FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (Grades 8 - 10)
    • BUSINESS STUDIES (Grades 10)
    • ECONOMIC AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES – EMS (Grades 8 - 9)
  2. To perform the duties of a “home class” teacher, with attendance/registration and pastoral care responsibilities.
  3. Extra-mural involvement related to the relevant teaching subject.
  4. To attend subject-specific workshops/training and to report back to members of the Department.
  5. To perform various school duties, including attending after hours meetings, workshops, functions and other school-related duties.

Applicants would need the following personal attributes: 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A friendly, dynamic, creative and self-driven personality.
  • The ability to take a leadership role and to show initiative in work-related situations but also be able to work successfully as part of a team.
  • An attitude of life-long learning with regards to teaching methodologies and the acquisition of knowledge related to the subject.

Necessary qualifications and skills would include: 

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree and teaching qualification would be the minimum requirements.
  • The candidate must be qualified to teach EMS (Grade 8 & 9) as well as Afrikaans and/or Business Studies to Grade 10 level.
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience of the above-mentioned subjects to Grade 12 level would be a requirement.
  • A valid and up to date SACE registration and Police clearance certificate.
  • To be highly articulate, confident and competent in the delivery of subject content and skills.
  • Good computer skills with regards to lesson preparation, presentation and general school administration.
  • Excellent classroom management skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with the learners.

ALL GHS staff are expected to:

  • Perform all of their duties with integrity and diligence. 
  • Project a professional demeanour and appearance at all times. 
  • Develop positive relationships with members of the GHS school community, which includes parents, learners and colleagues. 
  • Be prepared to support and uphold the ethos of the school as contained in the Mission Statement.

The salary package will be based on qualifications and previous teaching experience.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 31 MAY 2021

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not been contacted by the school within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

We thank you for your interest in our school.

https://ghspmb.co.za/

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PIETERMARITZBURG GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL
~ Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal ~

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School is a leading school for girls, which provides education from Grade 8 to Grade 12. The school has consistently been rated as one of the Top 25 Government Schools within South Africa. The school was founded in 1920 and continues to provide an outstanding education for young women in the academic, cultural and sporting fields.

As a school, our mission is to promote human dignity and equal opportunity, the maximum freedom of the individual within the context of the maximum good for all, excellence according to the talent and interest of each person, a sound set of values, service, a respect for community and environment, a commitment to the search for truth, the acquisition of knowledge and the development of skills.

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR
6 MONTH FIXED-TERM CONTRACT POSITION (JUNE - NOVEMBER 2021)

We are looking for someone to assist in the Marketing and Public Relations Department who is a team player and dedicated to provide an excellent and professional service to the School, learners and the Department of Education. The incumbent must promote the School’s reputation as an outstanding school for girls, both academically, and in terms of all-round development as well as enhance and protect the Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High ‘brand’, which is associated with long-term integrity and a commitment to educational excellence. The incumbent will report to the Executive Management team.

General description of the position

The incumbent will oversee the coordination of all marketing and public relations activities within the school which include, but are not limited to: 

  1. GHS Corporate Identity
    a. Ensure that all communications both internal and external are in keeping with the GHS corporate identity
  2. Media, Communications and Advertising
    a. Website management
    • Continuously maintain and update the GHS website
    b. Print Publications
    • Create and maintain relationships with newspapers and print magazine publications.
    • Create and submit content to newspaper and various magazine publications on a regular basis
    c. Social Media
    • Monitor and update the various GHS social media sites
    d. Design Work
    • Design various graphics (slideshows, brochures, internal posters, adverts, flyers, invitations) for events and publications
    e. Editorial Work
    • Create school newsletters on a bi-termly basis
    • Collecting and collating of subject, society, sport, cultural and photographs for the school magazine
  3.  Functions Coordinating
    a. Project manage and arrange logistics for all functions at the school (i.e. by creating invitations, sending invitations, submitting articles to the press, taking of photos, arranging flowers/draping etc.)

Applicants would need the following personal attributes: 

  • A friendly and approachable demeanour, a positive, cheerful disposition and a ‘’can do’’ attitude. An enthusiasm for team work is essential. 
  • An ability to take initiative, and responsibility for tasks, and be accountable as needed. 
  • A methodical and organised approach to work.

Necessary qualifications and skills would include: 

  • A relevant Bachelor’s Degree and/or diploma would be the minimum requirement. 
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a Marketing position 
  • Excellent design, organisational, project management and computer skills are essential. 
  • Energy and creativity. 
  • An ability to think strategically and to plan effectively. 
  • Outstanding inter-personal skills. 
  • An ability to be a self-starter and work well independently as well as collegially. 
  • High standards of integrity and reliability. 
  • A thorough knowledge of contemporary marketing methods including an ability to utilise modern technologies to market effectively.

A remuneration package will be provided that is commensurate with the position, taking into account the candidate’s relevant experience and qualifications.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 31 MARCH 2021

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not been contacted by the school within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

We thank you for your interest in our school.

https://ghspmb.co.za/

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Saturday, 20 February 2021 04:12

CONSUMER STUDIES / TECHNOLOGY

PIETERMARITZBURG GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL
~ Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal ~

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School is a leading school for girls, which provides education from Grade 8 to Grade 12. The school has consistently been rated as one of the Top 25 Government Schools within South Africa. The school was founded in 1920 and continues to provide an outstanding education for young women in the academic, cultural and sporting fields.

As a school, our mission is to promote human dignity and equal opportunity, the maximum freedom of the individual within the context of the maximum good for all, excellence according to the talent and interest of each person, a sound set of values, service, a respect for community and environment, a commitment to the search for truth, the acquisition of knowledge and the development of skills.

CONSUMER STUDIES / TECHNOLOGY (START DATE: MAY 2021)

General description of the position:

  1. To assume the position as an educator of:
    CONSUMER STUDIES: GET and FET Phases
    • Technology
    • Life Orientation
  2. To perform the duties of a “home class” teacher, with attendance/registration and pastoral care responsibilities. 
  3. Extra-mural involvement including, but not exclusively; involved in various school events and functions. 
  4. To attend subject-specific workshops/training and to report back to members of the Department. 
  5. To perform various school duties, including attending after hours meetings, workshops, functions and other school-related duties.

Applicants would need the following personal attributes: 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • A friendly, dynamic, creative and self-driven personality. 
  • The ability to take a leadership role and to show initiative in work-related situations but also be able to work successfully as part of a team. 
  • An attitude of life-long learning with regards to teaching methodologies and the acquisition of knowledge related to the subject.

Necessary qualifications and skills would include: 

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree and teaching qualification would be the minimum requirements. 
  • The candidate must be qualified to teach Technology (Grade 8 & 9) as well as Consumer  Studies to Grade 12 level.
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience of Consumers Studies at Grade 12 level would be a requirement.
  • SACE registration.
  • A valid and up to date Police clearance.
  • To be highly articulate, confident and competent in the delivery of subject content and skills.
  • Good computer skills with regards to lesson preparation, presentation and general school administration.
  • Excellent classroom management skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with the learners.

ALL GHS staff are expected to: 

  • Perform all of their duties with integrity and diligence. 
  • Project a professional demeanour and appearance at all times. 
  • Develop positive relationships with members of the GHS school community, which includes parents, learners and colleagues. 
  • Be prepared to support and uphold the ethos of the school as contained in the Mission Statement.

The salary package will be based on qualifications and previous teaching experience.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12 MARCH 2021

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not been contacted by the school within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

We thank you for your interest in our school.

https://ghspmb.co.za/

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PIETERMARITZBURG GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL
~ Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal ~

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School is a leading school for girls, which provides education from Grade 8 to Grade 12. The school has consistently been rated as one of the Top 25 Government Schools within South Africa. The school was founded in 1920 and continues to provide an outstanding education for young women in the academic, cultural and sporting fields.

As a school, our mission is to promote human dignity and equal opportunity, the maximum freedom of the individual within the context of the maximum good for all, excellence according to the talent and interest of each person, a sound set of values, service, a respect for community and environment, a commitment to the search for truth, the acquisition of knowledge and the development of skills.

ACADEMIC SUPPORT: LABORATORY (LAB) TECHNICIAN
(START DATE: APRIL 2021)

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Set up and pack away experiments and demonstrations required by the various department staff (Physics, Life and Natural Sciences) 
  • Prepare equipment and chemicals before lessons - from test tubes to state-of-the-art microscopes 
  • Ensure that equipment is properly cleaned and that chemicals, drugs and other materials are appropriately stored 
  • Record and dispose of equipment and chemicals which are unusable 
  • Collecting fresh plan matter and animal material 
  • Making up solutions and reagents
  • Liaise with Heads of Subjects (Physical Sciences, Life and Natural Sciences) with regards to requirements for equipment and chemicals 
  • Obtain quotes, order, and take receipt of equipment and chemicals as required 
  • Purchase and collect any consumables required for practical work 
  • Maintain inventories for equipment and chemicals which must be updated annually 
  • Liaise with academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment requirements and work plans 
  • Maintain and repair equipment and laboratory apparatus 
  • Support the work of teachers in classes and laboratory sessions and give technical advice to staff and students 
  • Manage the stock control of chemicals and equipment 
  • Ensure that all health and safety procedures are understood and followed correctly

Necessary qualifications and skills would include: 

  • Minimum requirement is a Grade 12 certificate with merit pass in Physical Science and Mathematics at Grade 12 level 
  • A suitable tertiary qualification that includes practical laboratory training would be an advantage 
  • Experience in chemical solution preparation and use of specialist equipment. 
  • Excellent scientific and technical knowledge and good IT skills 
  • Ability to compile and maintain inventory 
  • The ability to cope with competing demands 
  • Knowledge of laboratory health and safety procedures 
  • Strong communication skills - ability to relate to both staff and students 
  • Ability to plan and organise work and to work independently 
  • Strong practical and organisational skills with the ability to manage your own workload 
  • A thorough, meticulous approach

ALL GHS staff are expected to: 

  • Perform all of their duties with integrity and diligence 
  • Project a professional demeanour and appearance at all times 
  • Develop positive relationships with members of the GHS school community, which includes parents, learners and colleagues 
  • Be prepared to support and uphold the ethos of the school as contained in the Mission Statement

The salary package will be based on qualifications and previous experience.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12 MARCH 2021

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not been contacted by the school within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

We thank you for your interest in our school.

https://ghspmb.co.za/

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Friday, 19 February 2021 12:30

FUNCTIONS COORDINATOR / ESTATE ASSISTANT

PIETERMARITZBURG GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL
~ Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal ~

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School offers girls from Grade 8 to Grade 12 a dynamic learning environment, with diverse opportunities for the development of each individual. GHS is a proudly South African school, led by highly-qualified and dedicated educators who guide our learners in maintaining a balance between their academic, sporting and cultural endeavours.

FUNCTIONS COORDINATOR / ESTATE ASSISTANT
(START DATE: AUGUST 2021)

The Functions Coordinator is responsible for the strategic planning, organisation and execution of a wide range of events for the school to support internal and external strategic goals, supporting both the retention of students and continued growth. He/she will need to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders including, but not limited to, the school administration, teachers, facilities and logistics teams, prospective parents and parents. The primary focus of the role is to co-plan, coordinate and manage a calendar of external and internal events on and off campus, organising and running these events, as well as supporting teachers and Academic leadership in delivering and liaising closely with internal communications, marketing, facilities and the IT team.

As the Estate Assistant, the incumbent will also provide support to the Estates Manager with various forms of administrative support and in so doing uphold the professional image of the school. Support of housekeeping and stock control.

Job roles and responsibilities

Functions Coordination 

  • Organise, coordinate, and attend meetings, as required, to plan, promote, and implement school events 
  • Works alongside the Marketing and Management team to provide strategic direction, organisation and execution of all events 
  • Review, refine, and support the execution of the internal event calendar, working closely with the Marketing Manager and Management team 
  • Works collaboratively with staff across the school, and when appropriate students, providing strategic advice and key liaison with estates and logistics teams 
  • Contributes to budget management, ensuring effective use of spend of related functions budgets (i.e., catering budget etc) 
  • Purchase, store and distribution of groceries for the School and Boarding Establishment (i.e. tea, coffee, cleaning agents, disposables etc) 
  • Coordinate the hiring of the Boarding Establishment

Estates Support 

  • Provide support to Estates Manager/s with regard to sourcing quotes, order numbers etc 
  • General administration for the Estate Manager as needed 
  • Liaise with cleaners to ensure ablution block and housekeeping is managed accordingly 
  • Liaise with laundry as needed 
  • Manage the keys for the school 
  • Stock control e.g., McDowall Centre Kitchen, Staffroom Kitchen, Admin Tearoom etc. This includes compiling inventory lists and checking stock on a regular basis 
  • Manage budgets and ordering of chemicals, soaps, paper hand towels etc. 
  • Vehicle bookings (internal and external vehicles) and liaise with drivers. 
  • Venue bookings, i.e., Department of Education, school functions etc. 
  • Leave administration for support staff, ordering of staff uniforms etc

General Administration 

  • Perform additional general administrative duties such as filing, typing, photocopying, collating, etc.

Hours of work: 07:00 – 16:00

Necessary qualifications and skills would include: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related field or related experience 
  • Minimum if 3 years supervisory experience 
  • Experience with event planning and management 
  • Ability to establish and follow budgets 
  • Ability to work with others 
  • Highly motivated and able to take initiative 
  • Ability to work in a fast – paced, dynamic environment meeting multiple deadlines 
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to learn existing processes and improve them by setting up new procedures 
  • Exceptionally detailed in work 
  • Ability to communicate to a variety of audiences
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

ALL GHS staff are expected to: 

  • Perform all of their duties with integrity and diligence. 
  • Project a professional demeanour and appearance at all times. 
  • Develop positive relationships with members of the GHS school community, which includes parents, learners and colleagues. 
  • Be prepared to support and uphold the ethos of the school as contained in the Mission Statement.

The salary package will be based on qualifications and previous experience.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 31 MAY 2021

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not been contacted by the school within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

We thank you for your interest in our school.

https://ghspmb.co.za/

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Laddsworth Primary School
~ Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal ~

Laddsworth Primary School is a 117-year-old Primary School, who offers value-driven, quality education to its community. It is set in the heart of Hilton, catering for boys and girls from Grade One to Seven. The pupils study and play in a bright, vibrant and happy environment in tranquil and healthy country surroundings. Laddsworth actively promotes the following Values: Loyalty, Honesty, Self-Discipline, Sincerity Courage and Respect.

Applications are invited, from suitably experienced teachers, for the following part-time SGB position, starting 3 May 2021.

Part-time Music and Choir Teacher – Grade 1 to 7

Applications should be accompanied by a concise CV with at least three contactable references. Playing the Piano and/or other musical instruments would be advantageous.

The SGB reserves the right not to fill the post. If you have not been notified by 23 March 2021, your application can be deemed unsuccessful.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

https://laddsworth.co.za/

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Wednesday, 17 February 2021 14:29

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

Maritzburg College
~ Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal ~

Maritzburg College, one of the leading boys’ schools in South Africa, has an excellent reputation for its academic, sporting, cultural and leadership programmes.

The Governing Body invites applications from suitably qualified and experience persons for the following post:

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
To assume duty 01 June 2021

Maritzburg College seeks motivated individual to lead the financial management of the School. Reporting to the Headmaster, the incumbent will oversee both the day-to-day and strategic operations of the Finance Department. As a senior member of the College team, the incumbent will be required to represent College on various internal governance structures as well as externally to stakeholders, business and the community at large. Experience in an educational environment will be advantageous.

Position Purpose: 

  • To plan, manage and co-ordinate and oversee, financial management and statutory reporting, cash flow management, funding, contract negotiation, administration, human resources, business planning, projects, asset management, risk management, facilities management and procurement. Grow and develop your staff.

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to: 

  • To lead and manage the commercial and financial functions of the school and BE to achieve growth and sustainability, in line with the strategic plan. To manage the financial, reporting & statutory responsibilities of the MC&OBM Trust. To assist the Director of College Business with contract administration relating to funding and sponsorship.

Minimum requirements:

  • CA (SA)

Prospective employees are obliged to confirm (on an affidavit) that they have never been convicted of a sexual offence as well as provide a police clearance certificate.

Should you not have heard from us by 19 March 2021, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful and no further correspondence will be entered into.

Directing potential since 1863
https://maritzburgcollege.co.za/

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