• CAREER OPPORTUNITY

    Westerford is a pupil-centred school that prides itself on a strong academic curriculum, compulsory sport programme and an enthusiastically embraced cultural life

EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST

WELLNESS AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Westerford High School requires the services of a dynamic Educational Psychologist to join our Wellness and Development Department with effect from 1 April 2022, on a part-time basis.

Requirements:

The successful applicant should be able to …

  • work collaboratively with staff, directing processes which aim to ensure early identification of learning barriers, and the implementing of effective interventions.
  • conduct psycho-educational assessments.
  • provide career and subject-choice guidance.
  • conduct training in executive functioning e.g. helping with improving organisational skills, prioritising etc.
  • counsel teenagers e.g. challenges related to peer pressure, conflict resolution, ADHD, depression and anxiety, divorce, trauma.
  • present talks to teenagers/parents/staff.
  • network effectively and develop resources.
  1. An understanding of the education environment and of the current societal pressures faced by teenagers.
  2. Excellent communication skills.
  3. Excellent organisational, administrative and interpersonal skills.
  4. Ability to converse in at least two of the Western Cape’s official languages; fluency in isiXhosa will be highly advantageous.
  5. Current registration with the HPCSA as an Educational Psychologist, and compliance with CPD requirements.
  6. Police Clearance certificate (as per Child Protection Act).

Note: This position was advertised in November 2021; no appointment was made. Previous applicants are invited to re-submit their application. Westerford High School reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of this post. An application does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview.

“As part of its Diversity, Inclusion and Transformation mission, Westerford High School is committed to excellence, diversity and redress”.

Please send a letter of application, together with a short CV (not more than three pages), and the contact details of two references to:

Email: admin@westerford.co.za
Closing Date:
15h00 on Friday 11 February 2022

Should you not have heard from the school by Friday 18 February, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

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VISUAL ARTS TEACHER
GR 8 -12

SGB MATERNITY POST – FROM 19 JULY 2022

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, innovative teachers!

The nominated applicant will enjoy the stimulation of working in an organised, well-established department and a rewarding environment in one of the top state schools in the country.
The school is looking for someone who has a passion for the subject and is creative and dynamic.
The successful candidate must be fully committed to the sport and extra-mural programme of the school.

  Minimum Requirements:  Degree in Fine Art. A PGCE would be an advantage.
Previous experience in teaching Visual Art at High School level, from grade 8 to grade 12, is a requirement.

“As part of its Diversity, Inclusion and Transformation mission, Westerford High School is committed to excellence, diversity and redress.”

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Apply to: The Principle
Closing Date: 12 February 2022
Email: admin@westerford.co.za

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MUSIC TEACHER
VIOLIN AND STRING QUARTET

SGB MATERNITY POST – FROM 23 MAY 2022

The School is looking for a suitably qualified, dynamic and enthusiastic short term, maternity leave, Music teacher to join our large and vibrant Music Department. 
Willingness to be involved in the School’s extramural programme is a pre-requisite.

The following skills are required or recommended:
– The ability to teach Violin to Gr 8 level
– The ability to train the string quartet
– The ability to teach Music Theory and/or GMK
– The ability to do some accompanying would be an advantage

“As part of its Diversity, Inclusion and Transformation mission, Westerford High School is committed to excellence, diversity and redress.”

All applications to include a covering letter, CV and two relevant testimonials. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Apply to: The Principle
Closing Date: 11 February 2022
Email: admin@westerford.co.za

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