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Learning Mentor


The Kusasa Project is an independent school situated outside Franschhoek in Groendal. We are a preparatory school ensuring that our learners’ holistic needs are met daily. We have a very dedicated staff that work daily to meet the emotional and educational needs of all our learners.

We are currently looking for a

Learning Mentor

March 2022

The person applying must be able to:

  • To be able to plan and deliver 1:1 academic mentoring and support for identified learners
  • To liaise with the class teachers, keeping them informed about the students you support and mentor
  • To provide termly written reports on identified learners’ development and academic interventions taken
  • To provide support and regular feedback to parents

The person applying must have:

  • Have prior experience as a learning mentor in a learning support capacity
  • Passionate about supporting and helping foundation phase learners
  • Have a thorough knowledge of educational strategies and techniques for identified students
  • Willing to keep up to date with evidence-based research on learning and emotional developments of children
  • Identify with the values and ethos of the school
  • Have appropriate academic qualifications
  • Knowledge of the CAPS curriculum
  • SACE registered


  • To attend school and relevant wider based training sessions as required

Application requirements:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • Certified copy of qualifications
  • 3 relevant references
  • A covering letter

Submission of an application does not imply that an applicant will be called for an interview. The Kusasa Project reserves the right not to make an appointment. Applying does not entitle the applicant to automatically be called for an appointment. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will automatically disqualify applicants from consideration for the post. Should the applicant not have been contacted by the school by the 25 January 2022 the application was unsuccessful.

The Kusasa Project, in line with POPIA, will strive to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this position. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information that will be used in the recruitment, selection and reporting process.

Closing Date: 28 January 2022.

Closing Date
Corner La Provence and Santa Rosa Street, Groendal, Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa
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