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Occupational Therapist

DAINFERN COLLEGE: Occupational Therapist

(w.e.f. 1 January 2019)

Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern. We seek to develop skills for life required to unlock unique personal potential and to nurture creative thinkers with the confidence to become leaders – through the provision of an innovative, relevant, and quality education.

Dainfern College seeks the services of an independent, experienced Occupational Therapist with a passion for children and education to be accountable for occupational therapy in the school. The successful candidate will be responsible for running an independent occupational therapy practice at Dainfern College. The successful candidate will join the dynamic learning support team at Dainfern College and be responsible for:

  • Individual therapy sessions and assessments
  • Communication with parents.
  • Collaboration with the teaching staff.
  • Communication with the Learning Support Team and the Junior Prep Principal.
  • Attendance at collaborative meetings.
  • Collection of fees.

Minimum requirements include:

  • A degree in occupational therapy.
  • A sensory integration qualification.
  • Registration with the HPCSA.
  • A passion for 21st Century education and for children.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an excellent track record of effective administrative abilities.
  • Sound computer literacy skills.
  • The ability to facilitate innovative learning and thinking within a relevant Foundation Phase programme.

Superior facilities and a wonderful working environment will be enjoyed by the successful candidate. Interested candidates are invited to send a letter of motivation and a detailed CV with two recent contactable references to: Mrs Patti Blackhurst at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Dainfern College reserves the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date of this vacancy should a suitable candidate be found. You are thus encouraged to submit your application timeously.

Dainfern College reserves the right not to make an appointment. 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 shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from Dainfern College within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.


Dainfern College

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Dainfern College, 96 Broadacres Drive, Dainfern

PO Box 3199, Dainfern, 2055

Tel: +27 (0)11 469 0635; Email:

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