Sep 05, 2019

Homework Supervisor

  • Cape Town, South Africa
Part time Education

Job Description

REPORTING LINE: Heads of School
CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent Part-time
SALARY: Market related

Inspired Background

Inspired is a leading global premium schools group educating over 40,000 students across an international network of over 53 schools on 5 continents.

A definitive statement of excellence in private education, Inspired is a co-educational, nondenominational, independent school group designed to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in a nurturing, progressive academic environment from ages 1 to 18.

Inspired offers a fresh and contemporary approach to education by re-evaluating traditional teaching methods and curricula, and creating a more dynamic, relevant and powerful model reflecting current attitudes. We nurture the unique individuality, talent and self-assurance of each student, equipping them to take on the world with the skills and confidence to ensure success.

Inspired was founded by Nadim M Nsouli and has grown by acquisitions and Greenfield development of new schools. Inspired has offices in London, Johannesburg, Sydney and Bogota.

For more information, please visit the Inspired website or follow us on Facebook, lnstagram and Linkedln.

Safeguarding our Students

Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a background check.

Summary of Role

The Homework Supervisor works with the Aftercare Supervisor to ensure that children enjoy a happy, facilitated afternoon at school. Homework is to be completed and the children are entitled to playtime either inside the classroom or on the Astro. The Homework Supervisor may ask for guidance and support from the Deputy in the Junior Preparatory or in the Senior Preparatory, and they report directly to the Heads of School.

Hours of work: 14 00 – 17 00 Monday to Friday
Venue: Grade 1 classroom and Astro field, Grade play area, when available

Facilitating student’s homework.
Ensuring that as much of the homework is completed by end of the day (Homework Supervisor may sign the homework, but it needs to be resigned by the parent)
Ensure that the environment where homework is done is structured and peaceful.
Liaise with Register Teachers regarding method of homework and the children’s assignments and progress.
Bring to the Register Teacher’s attention any issues, learning difficulties and/or emotional problems that a child may be encountering.
Provide emotional support when and where needed to students. Liaise with parents regarding student’s homework.
Assist and support and resolve any conflict that may arise between the children. Make sure children are safe, happy and looked after during Homework Club.
Assist with the running of Adventure Zone should the Supervisor not be available. Assist and help with anything else at the School or Heads’ request.
Attend parent meetings with teachers and the Heads’ should it be necessary. Attend any function relevant to the functioning of the Homework Club and School.
Special note: The above details pertain primarily to Grade 1 – 3. In addition, the post requires supervision of Senior Preparatory students (Grade 4 – 6). These students join the Homework Centre after school and or after extra-murals.

Required Qualifications

Qualification in ECD and /or Primary School or relevant teacher’s qualification
SACE registration
A selection of three written references
A list of contactable references

Ability to be a role model
Ability to reflect on own practice
Good planning, organizing and reporting skills
Good communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
Good time management skills
Good interpersonal skills and strong team orientation
High levels of creativity and innovation
Positivity and patience
Teamwork and collaboration
Ability to problem solve and make decisions

Relationships and Roles

To build trust, value others, communicate effectively, drive execution, foster innovation, focus on delivery to prospective and existing parents, collaborate with others and demonstrate high integrity
Maintain professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values
Have boundless enthusiasm and the ability to form warm and caring relationships with the students.
An ability to develop good working relationships with colleagues, parents and students is essential.
Be prepared to play a full and active role in the broader life of the school.

Steps to Apply

Please send a copy of your resume to the email address below.

Should we find your application suitable the school will initiate an interview.

Thank you for your application. If you do not receive a response from us, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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