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Part-Time Primary School Counsellor


Part-Time Primary School Counsellor

The International School of Cape Town is one of the largest Cambridge schools in the country, offering the British curriculum from Nursery to A level, since 1998. The school prides itself on consistently producing excellent academic results in a warm and supportive environment, incorporating the latest in teaching skills and technological innovation. Although our student body is 60% South African, we have representatives from over 25 countries, offering a rich diversity of cultures and nationalities and equipping our alumni to be successful and adaptable global citizens. The school is seeking the services of an individual who has a passion for children and their learning and development.

Part-time Primary School Counsellor (Maternity Post)
from 16 January 2023 to 26 April 2023
(Two to three days a week)

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree qualification or equivalent in a relevant discipline i.e. Social Work, and/or be registered as a counsellor
  2. Ability to teach PSHE/Life Orientation to Primary School students
  3. Counselling experience at a primary school level or equivalent educational institutions
  4. Strong focus on safe guarding and child protection
  5. The skills to work in a diverse student and staff environment
  6. Proof of registration with the HPCSA or other relevant bodies
  7. Excellent communication and relational skills and sound ethical principles of practice

If this post if on interest to you, please send a comprehensive CV to

as well as to fill in the online application form found here.

Closing date: 28 August 2022

Terms and Conditions

The International School of Cape Town is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All prospective staff will be expected to provide the following prior to confirmation of appointment:

  1. A police criminal record clearance (no less than 6 months old) from the country of current/most recent employment; a Sexual Offenders Register clearance; a Child Protection Register clearance
  2. Proof of identification (i.e. colour ID or passport)
  3. Proof of current address
  4. Certified copies of your qualifications
  5. Employment checks; including references from your current/or most recent, and a previous employer (of which none may be related to you)
  6. Provision of a South African Revenue Services (SARS) personal tax number
  7. A certified copy of registration with the South African Council for Educators (SACE) or proof of application for membership
  8. In the case of non-South Africans, provision of a valid work visa enabling the prospective employee to be employed at ISCT
  9. Full disclosure of any material reason that may impact our decision when making an appointment.

No appointment will be considered or finalised until the above have been met by the prospective employee. EE candidates are preferred. ISCT, 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.

Closing Date
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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