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Jul 19, 2018

Chess Coach

  • St Peter’s Girls School
Full time Training

Job Description

A rare opportunity exists for a Chess Coach to join the staff of this Anglican School, set on a rambling estate in Sandton, from September 2018.

St Peter’s Girls Prep School is fortunate to offer facilities equaled by few schools. It is known for its innovative approach and the warmth of its community. The school seeks teachers who are committed to the profession and best practice, who embrace a culture of continual growth and learning and have a deep empathy for children and a passion for teaching and learning. Preference will be to suitably qualified female applicants.

Candidates should meet the following criteria.
Knowledge of the rules and game of chess
Previous experience as a coach
Participant on a chess team is preferable
Successful experience working with primary school pupils
Excellent organisational ability
Ability to establish and maintain co-operative and effective working relationships with pupils, parents, staff and community members
Effective communication skills
Ability to encourage girls to develop their chess playing skills
Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:

Develop opportunities for pupils interested in the game of chess
Supervise chess activities
Accompany pupils to chess matches
Establish, promote and monitor team goals
Manage chess team budget
Plan and co-ordinate all team practices and competitions
Report to work on a regular and punctual basis

Should you be interested in the above vacancy and meet the stipulated requirements, please send your CV to the email address below.

St Peter’s Girls Prep School reserve the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date of this vacancy, should a suitable candidate be found. You are thus encouraged to submit your application timeously.

Please note that submission of your CV and personal information to St Peter’s Schools will be used solely for the purposes of recruitment of the above mentioned vacancy and all internal process associated with this application. This data could be used for statutory reporting and the submission of your CV confirms your consent to this. St Peter’s Schools hereby confirms that we will ensure that your data is protected as per the POPI Act. The appointment of candidates is at St Peter’s Girls Prep School’s sole discretion, taking into account factors such as St Peter’s Employment Equity Policy. Only people with a South African ID or valid work permit need apply.

An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from St Peter’s within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.

Job Location: Paulshof, Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa


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