South Africa


Company Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls
Reference # Int - Boa
Published 18/09/2019
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Location Henley-On-Klip, Gauteng, South Africa
The Intern is expected to provide high-quality pastoral care to students and to take pride and ownership for the good running and presentation of the allocated residence. In collaboration with the Matron, the Assistant Matron, the House Mistress and the Head of Boarding, the incumbent must play a parental role to the learners.
The Intern must help establish a healthy living environment that provides learners with a “home away from home experience’ and work in collaboration with the Residence team and the Facilities department to ensure the proper functioning of each house, maintaining all daily routines and procedures.
Depending on the issue at hand, the successful candidate must be able to work with other colleagues within the Academy such as the Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurses, Catering, Academics, Uniform Controller, Administration, Facilities Management and Extramural & Sports Coordinators.
Job Functions Academic,Educator / Teacher
Industries Academic,Education
OWLAG is committed to assist Interns with career development by providing real work experiences that provide students with opportunities to explore their interests and develop professional skills and competencies. The Interns will, therefore, be exposed in various areas of the Academy.

Depending on the Interns ‘expertise and the area of interest, the Interns will be expected to perform all or some of these duties:
●Supervision of students in the residence.
●Assist with various aspects of the curriculum in the classroom.
●Assist with various aspects in the Wellness department;
●Assist with student recruitment;
●Assist with Reception duties;
●Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time.

●Matric certificate.
●Diploma or a degree and be studying towards a Post Graduate Certificate in Education through correspondence in 2020 OR should be in their
2nd or 3rd year of study (part-time) towards a diploma or a degree.
●Ability to fully participate in the school’s extramural programme.
●Have a passion for learning and see themselves working towards a permanent career in teaching.
●Actively seeking to develop professionally in a school environment that is committed to providing a quality education.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful incumbent will be required to:
●Submit a recent police clearance certificate.
●Work shifts; and
●Live on the Academy promises while on Academy duties.

The following will serve as an added advantage:
●Boarding house experience.
●Proven Child & Youth Care experience.
Job Closing Date 04/10/2019
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