Jun 28, 2018

Deputy Principal: Pastoral Care (Grade 8 – 12)

  • Cornwall Hill College
  • Irene, Centurion, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

At Cornwall Hill College we value our Pastoral Care programme as it is the primary aim of our school to create a relational environment where pupils feel cared for, where individuals matter and where each pupil is known. As the Deputy Principal who leads this programme, your primary concern will be the welfare, safety, health and happiness of each pupil.

The following qualities are essential for success in this role:
An inspiring, warm, positive person, with natural empathy;
Wise judgement, an open mind, a focus on consultation, collaborative problem-solving and team work;
Highly effective communication skills;
Strong leadership skills.

Key responsibilities include:
Designing, monitoring, evaluating and ensuring the delivery of pastoral care policies, processes and procedures to ensure the highest standards are achieved throughout the College.
Providing guidance, training and staff development to colleagues on all pastoral matters.
Leading and supporting the Grade Tutor team.
Acting as the chairperson of the Tutor Support committee made up of staff members who offer pastoral, academic, behaviour, counselling and career support.
Liaising with the College Chaplain on matters of common concern.
Collaborating and assisting the College Counsellor in the smooth running and effective delivery of the following services: Counselling, Psychometric Testing and Career Guidance.
Collaborating and assisting the Head of Academic Support in the smooth running and effective delivery of the following services: Academic Support, Academic Development and Study Skills.

Minimum requirements:
SACE registration with an appropriate university degree and professional qualification.
A proven track record of excellent performance in pastoral care
Curriculum vitae, with a letter of motivation should be e-mailed to the E-mail address below.

Should you not hear from the College by the 31st of July 2018. please accept that Your application has not been successful.

About school:

Cornwall Hill College, a co-educational independent school in Irene, Centurion, invites applications for the following teaching post to commence employment on 1 January 2019 or sooner by mutual agreement.

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