De La Salle Holy Cross College is a small South African school embracing diversity and providing a unique educational experience. Our Catholic ethos is central to our Lasallian identity of gratitude and generosity, creativity and fortitude, compassion and commitment. Our College is located in Victory Park, Johannesburg and consists of a co-educational primary school and secondary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution serving the educational needs of the immediate and wider community of Johannesburg.
We require the services of a dynamic candidate to join our High School Faculty with effect from 01 September 2018.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals.
Requirements for this position are the following:
A willingness to embrace the ethos, values and mission of the College.
HPCSA registration as a psychologist and being compliant in CPD requirements.
To be in possession of a Clearance Certificate in terms of the Sexual Offenders Register.
Educational experience and/or teaching experience is essential.
An understanding of issues relating to adolescents and a passion for their well-being.
To work in a systemic manner, keeping families and support systems in mind.
To have an understanding of Solution Based Psychology and Positive Psychology and using these paradigms where necessary.
The willingness to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team.
An ability to work with the leaders of the school, the parents, staff and learners in a proactive manner that will enhance wellness.
A proactive approach to reflective practice as well as continuous personal and professional development.
A willingness to work individually with adolescents, in Life Orientation classes and within their familial contexts, maintaining strict confidentiality with appropriate boundaries.
Identification of needs of adolescents in terms of psycho-social support, (containment during difficult spaces) and in times of crisis as well as ongoing case management and willingness to use a referral system.
A willingness to assist with general school duties e.g. invigilation.
Please send a letter of application, together with a short CV (not more than 3 pages), as well as the contact details of three referees, to the email address below.
De La Salle Holy Cross College, Victory Park, reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of this post. An application does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and might be expected to do aptitude testing.
De La Salle Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer.