Intern (x5)

Company The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls - South Africa
Reference # IN001
Published 20/09/2021
Contract Type Contract
Salary Market Related
Location Meyerton, Gauteng, South Africa
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a residential boarding school with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12 students write the Independent Examination Board (I.E.B.) NSC/ CAPS Examination.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, CV with names of three contactable references, a copy of the highest qualification/s, and a copy of identity. Interested candidates must register their profile at https://owlag.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/ to submit their application.

Regrettably emailed, faxed and hand-delivered applications will not be considered. Only applications submitted through the SkillsMap portal will be considered. Only suitably qualified applications will be considered. Should you not hear from us by 15 December 2021, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Academy reserves the right not to fill this position.
Job Functions Academic
Industries Academic,Education
The Intern is expected to provide high-quality pastoral care to students and to take pride and ownership for the good running and presentation of the allocated residence. In collaboration with the Matron, the Assistant Matron, the House Mistress, and the Head of Boarding, the incumbent must play a parental role to the learners.

The Intern must help establish a healthy living environment that provides learners with a “home away from home experience’ and work in collaboration with the Matron, Assistant Matron, House Mistress and the Head of Boarding and the Facilities department to ensure the proper functioning of each house, maintaining all daily routines and procedures.

Depending on the issue at hand, the successful candidate must be able to work with other colleagues within the Academy such as the Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurses, Catering, Academics, Uniform Controller, Administration, Facilities Management, and Extramural & Sports Coordinators.

The successful candidate will be expected to also work in the academic space by taking up a teaching subject and work with the Heads of Academics to facilitate the teaching of this subject. All administrative work relating to the teaching of the elected subject is all part of working in the academic space.
Academic Requirements:
●Matric certificate.
●Diploma or a degree and be studying towards a Post Graduate Certificate in Education through correspondence in 2022 OR should be in their 3rd or 4th year of study time) towards a diploma or a degree in education and with an intention to pursue a postgraduate degree upon attainment of the undergraduate qualification.
●Completed a degree and studying towards an honours degree in education.
●Ability to fully participate in the school’s extramural programme.
●Have a passion for learning and see themselves working towards a permanent career in teaching.
●Actively seeking to develop professionally in a school environment that is committed to providing quality education.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful incumbent will be required to:
●Submit a recent police clearance certificate.
●Work shifts; and
●Live on the Academy premises while on Academy duties.

The following will serve as an added advantage:
●Boarding house experience.
●Proven Child & Youth Care experience.
Job Closing Date 04/10/2021
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