Western Province Preparatory School Claremont, Cape Town
WPPS is a leading independent Anglican School for boys, committed to all-round educational excellence within an innovative learning environment. We provide a dynamic, balanced and holistic curriculum. Our vision as a School is to “awaken potential, empower, and inspire every boy to become a solutionary for our tomorrow”.
We are seeking an innovative, creative, dedicated, and energetic individual with the necessary skills and experience to join our dynamic staff team from 1 January 2022, in the following position:
School Counsellor / Educational Psychologist
Must have the relevant qualifications and be registered with a professional body
Inspirational, organised and energetic
Well-developed inter-personal skills with the ability to coordinate and work with other professionals on the multi-disciplinary learning team
Experience in working with children and families and preferably within a primary school and pre-primary school context
Knowledge of the Children’s Act, and its application in schools.
Have clinical training and experience (in Social Work or Psychology)
Have a sound, practically-based understanding of child development and the emotional and relational needs of primary schools and pre-primary school children
Ability to guide and counsel pupils, staff and parents with sensitivity and understanding
Be able to counsel in groups and in an individual setting
Be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the WPPS Support Unit
Strong communication and networking skills
A good command of written and spoken English
Current police clearance certificate
A proven track record of excellence, integrity and professionalism
Please send a letter of application and a copy of your CV by Friday, 29 September 2021 to email@example.com
WPPS recognises its responsibility to play a role in redressing the inequalities and the marginalisation experienced in South Africa. In our recruitment process, we aim to achieve reasonable progress towards diversity, eliminate unfair discrimination, and achieve equitable representation of employees from designated groups.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
WPPS is an independent school for boys and a member of ISASA.
WPPS, 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.
Western Province Prep School, Claremont, Cape Town