St Stithians Boys’ College – Learning Support Specialist

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St Stithians Boys' College - Learning Support Specialist

  • Post Date:28th Jan 2021
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St Stithians College, Peter Place, Lyme Park, Sandton, South Africa
Job Description

St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School in the Waterberg Mountains, and the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.

Learning Support Specialist – Boys’ College

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills and competencies to take on this position from 1 May 2021.

The requirements for this position are:

• A suitable professional qualification in inclusive education and appropriate educational experience
• Expert knowledge, a commitment to, and experience in an inclusive education environment
• Sound understanding of the strategies and latest research to assist learners with barriers to learning, and to support teachers of mixed ability classes
• Experience with or have a strong desire to work with adolescent boys
• An understanding of and a passion for boys who learn differently
• A sound and progressive understanding of the South African GETC and FET phases of the curriculum, as well as of international trends in education
• Manage learner profiles for boys experiencing difficulties to learning
• Act as a liaison person between the school and parents
• Strong administrative abilities
• The ability to work within an established team
• A commitment to on-going personal and professional development
• A knowledge of current National legislation regarding inclusive practices
• An awareness of the nature of the school and willingness to commit to its all-round ethos, co-curricular activities and pastoral approach
• Proof of SACE registration as well as a sexual offender’s clearance certificate

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 12 February 2021 https://stithian.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/. Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the link above only. Please note that due to technical issues applicants should use a PC and not a phone, notepad, etc. to create an account If you would like to learn more about the Boys’ College please click here

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. 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