Educational Psychologist


Educational Psychologist/Head of Multi-Disciplinary Team

To start May 2023

Japari School, an independent remedial school in Parkview, Johannesburg, is looking for an Educational Psychologist to provide academic and psychological support and social wellness to pupils in our school.The Educational Psychologist will be required to work in collaboration with the school’s management team, teachers and therapists, in order to address the learning and personal development needs of our pupils.

The role will include, but is not limited to, leading the Multi-Disciplinary Team, individual interventions and assessments, consultations with teachers and parents and trauma debriefing.

Candidates should have:

  • A qualification from a recognised tertiary institution and a minimum of 10 years practice experience
  • Experience managing a Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • A B.Ed. from a recognised tertiary institution and some teaching experience would be advantageous
  • A commitment to ongoing personal development
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • A values-based approach to the care and well-being of pupils with learning barriers
  • The intention to work according to the school’s ethos, specifications and policies
  • Be registered with the HPCSA
  • A Police Clearance Certificate

Japari School is committed to the achievement of diversity and equity employment. The School 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 requirements of the advertised post will result in the applicant automatically disqualifying themselves for consideration. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from Japari School within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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Closing date: 10 February 2023

Closing Date
Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa
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