Paulshof, Gauteng, South Africa
2023 School-based Support (South Africa)
Nova Pioneer is looking for superstar Locum Aftercare Assistant to join its Aftercare programme today! This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.
About the Role
We are looking for an Aftercare Assistant for grades 000 to grade 4. Aftercare Assistants support the running of the after school programme during school term (~4-5 hours / day) as well during school holidays (~8 hours / day).
Key responsibilities for the role include:
Take initiative and act decisively
Take responsibility for the care and safety of our children
Conduct diligent and responsible monitoring of all students at the aftercare
Supervise all activities to ensure safety at all times
Run daily activities for the children according to our educational approach
Liaise with parents
Participate in relevant professional development
Manage behaviour of learners according to the Nova Pioneer philosophy of culture and behaviour
Help to maintain a neat and organised aftercare area
Attend school functions
Report to supervisor any problem which may occur with the children
Participate in dismissal procedures at the end of aftercare, ensuring that each child leaves with the appropriate adult
Ensure a professional, friendly and cordial relationship the both learners and parents
Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere
Participate in Open Days
Perform additional duties as assigned by the School Leader according to the school’s needs
Aftercare Assistants are supported by the Aftercare Manager, who partners with them in their growth journey – providing feedback and coaching.
Skills and Qualifications required:
ECD Certificate / Currently studying towards Bachelor’s degree in Education or Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) – Ideal
You should live close distance to the school (Advantageous)
Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing in English
You love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student
You have a deep understanding of children and you know how to connect with the specific age group that you teach
You have an understanding of and passion for student-centered learning
You are a team player and you enjoy group problem solving
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