St George’s Preparatory School, consisting of the Pre-Preparatory, Junior Preparatory and Senior Preparatory, is an independent, co-educational school for children ages 3-13 and is situated in Park Drive, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Founded in 1936, the school caters for approximately 420 children from Grade 000 to Grade 7. We strive to provide a progressive education for all of our pupils, and we offer a stimulating and challenging academic programme, a vibrant sporting offering and a wide range of cultural activities.
LEARNING SUPPORT – FOUNDATION PHASE
St George’s Prep School seeks to appoint a Learning Support Specialist on a fixed term contract (maternity post) for our Foundation Phase.
Term of Contract: 20 May 2019 to 30 November 2019
BEd Degree – Foundation Phase
Honours in Special Needs Education – preferable
Minimum 5 years’ experience in an inclusive school environment
Attributes to succeed in the role:
Good communication Skills
Passion for remedial education and pupils with different learning needs
Invest and care about the success of each pupil
Require someone with a gentle nature and a lot of patience
Be able to work in a team-based environment and collaborate with other teachers
Good use of technology
Be creative and innovative
Fully support the ethos of the school
SACE registered and in possession of a clearance certificate in terms of the Sexual Offenders Act
Qualified candidates are requested to apply by emailing a letter of motivation to the Headmaster, a CV not exceeding three pages and the contact details of three traceable referees to the email address below.
Please note that St George’s Prep reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.
If no communication has been received within two weeks after the closing date, the application must be regarded as unsuccessful.
All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.
St George’s Preparatory School is an equal opportunity employer.