EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Positions available at Dainfern College are advertised here as well as on the ISASA website.

 

Please contact Patricia Mabilane if you require any information about employment opportunities at Dainfern College.

 

COLLEGE - ADVANCEMENT OFFICE: Director of Advancement

Dainfern College seeks to employ a DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT (to commence 1 May 2019, or soonest thereafter)

 

Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school, situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern, catering for Grades 0-12. Our ethos is Christian and is based on the core concept of respect. 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. We celebrate diversity and are affiliated with the international network of Round Square schools. School details can be found at www.dainferncollege.co.za.

 

Dainfern College seeks to employ an innovative, enthusiastic, highly experienced executive who will provide leadership, strategic vision and direction for all disciplines within the Advancement Department.

 

Reporting to the College Principal, the Director of Advancement is responsible for advancing the school through marketing, communication, events, enrolment, the Dainfern College Foundation and Alumni relations. The position collaborates with the College Executive Committee to provide strategic direction to the positioning and marketing of the school and to protect and enhance Dainfern College’s image internally and externally, consistent with the mission and values of the school.

 

The position currently leads a five-person Advancement team as well as partners/suppliers in key areas such as media planning, design and Foundation support.

 

Essential requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Appropriate professional qualification
  • A minimum of ten years’ working experience in a senior marketing or related management role, with a proven track record of commitment and professionalism
  • Outstanding written and spoken English communication skills, with the added ability and confidence to present to large audiences
  • Strategic thinking and planning
  • Innovation, with strong problem-solving abilities
  • Sound managerial and people skills, including the ability to work cooperatively in a team
  • Sound financial knowledge, including the ability to forecast annual budgets and review monthly management accounts
  • Confidence in own interpersonal skills; the ability to engage with diverse people – students, staff, parents and the public – in order to support Dainfern College in achieving its advancement objectives
  • Proven computer literacy skills, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs and other Internet-based programs
  • Excellent track record of effective administrative ability
  • While experience in an educational environment is not essential, it could be advantageous
  • A competitive remuneration package, superior facilities and a wonderful working environment will be enjoyed by the successful candidate.

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV with at least two recent contactable references to: Mrs T Blyth: tblyth@dainferncollege.co.za.

 

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 5 APRIL 2019

 

Please note that Dainfern College reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. If no communication has been received a month after the closing date, the application should be regarded as unsuccessful.

 

DAINFERN COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.

HIGH SCHOOL: Head of Sport

Dainfern College requires the following teacher w.e.f. 1 July 2019 or soonest thereafter:

 

HEAD OF SPORT: HIGH SCHOOL

 

Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school, situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern, catering for Grades 0-12. Our ethos is Christian and is based on the core concept of respect. 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. We celebrate diversity and are affiliated with the international network of Round Square schools. School details can be found at www.dainferncollege.co.za.

 

Dainfern College seeks to employ a person to be accountable for all sporting extramural activities as well as the teaching of Physical Education within the Life Orientation curriculum in the High School at Dainfern College. This person will need to have an in-depth knowledge of sport and its administration and be passionate about the benefit it has for children in a high school environment. This person will also need to have outstanding organisational and interpersonal abilities. Responsibilities also include compiling the High School extramural programme (sport, service and culture).

 

Minimum requirements include:

  • Strong leadership and management qualities
  • Vison to enrich the High School sports programme and be supportive of strategic goals
  • A high-level skill set with an in-depth knowledge of sports education and philosophy, including a thorough understanding of young people
  • The ability to develop and sustain new ideas and work cooperatively in a team
  • Proven experience in sports administration: excellent administrative and organisational skills are imperative
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all parties
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound computer literacy skills with added skills in IT innovation
  • Knowledge of preparing and managing budgets
  • Commitment to attending fixtures and functions throughout the High School
  • The intention to work to the College’s ethos, specification and policies
  • A relevant degree or qualification and SACE registration

 

A competitive remuneration package, superior facilities and a wonderful working environment will be enjoyed by the successful candidate. Interested candidates are invited to email a letter of motivation and a detailed CV with two recent contactable references to Ms Tessa Shellard: collegehr@dainferncollege.co.za.

 

Candidates unable to start by 1 July are still encouraged to apply.

 

CLOSING DATE: Friday 3 May 2019

 

Dainfern College reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not heard from the College within a month of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

 

DAINFERN COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

HIGH SCHOOL: Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy Teacher

Dainfern College requires the following teacher w.e.f. January 2020:

 

HIGH SCHOOL MATHEMATICS AND MATHEMATICAL LITERACY

 

Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school, situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern, catering for Grades 0-12. Our ethos is Christian and is based on the core concept of respect. 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. We celebrate diversity and are affiliated with the international network of Round Square schools. School details can be found at www.dainferncollege.co.za.

 

The successful candidate should:

  • Be an innovative, creative and professional teacher.
  • Have a suitable degree, professional teaching qualification and SACE registration.
  • Be able to teach Mathematics (Grades 8 to 10) and Mathematical Literacy up to Grade 12.
  • Be familiar with the IEB curriculum.
  • Be knowledgeable and committed to teaching with 21st Century IT skills.
  • Show commitment and involvement in our extracurricular programme.

 

A competitive remuneration package, superior facilities and a wonderful working environment will be enjoyed by the successful candidate.

 

Interested candidates are invited to email a detailed CV with at least two recent contactable references to Mrs D Moore dmoore@dainferncollege.co.za

 

CLOSING DATE:          FRIDAY 5 APRIL 2019

 

Please note that Dainfern College reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. If no communication has been received a month after the closing date, the application must be regarded as unsuccessful.

 

DAINFERN COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.

SENIOR PREPARATORY: PE Teacher & Sports Coach

Dainfern College Preparatory School seeks to appoint a Physical Education Teacher & Sports Coach: Grades 4-7.

 

Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school, situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern, catering for Grades 0-12. Our ethos is Christian and is based on the core concept of respect. 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. We celebrate diversity and are affiliated with the international network of Round Square schools. School details can be found at www.dainferncollege.co.za.

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified teachers for this full-time position teaching Grade 4-7 girls and boys’ physical education within the Life Orientation curriculum and coaching sport as part of the school’s extramural programme. The successful candidate should be able to start on 1 July 2019 or soonest thereafter.

 

Minimum requirements include:

 

  • A professional teaching qualification and SACE registration
  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum (CAPS)
  • A high-level skill set with an in-depth knowledge of sports education and philosophy, including a thorough understanding of young people
  • The ability to develop and sustain new ideas and work cooperatively in a team
  • A willingness to commit to all aspects of the extramural programme, including identified termly Saturdays
  • Attendance at workshops and meetings
  • Strong verbal and communication skills with an excellent track record of effective administrative abilities
  • Insight into and proficiency in various sporting codes and coaching methods
  • Sound computer literacy skills
  • The intention to work to the College’s ethos, specification and policies

 

Experience in teaching physical education in the Grade 4-7 age group will be an advantage.

 

A competitive remuneration package, superior facilities and a wonderful working environment will be enjoyed by the successful candidate. Interested candidates are invited to email a letter of motivation and a detailed CV with two recent contactable references to prephr@dainferncollege.co.za.

 

CLOSING DATE: Monday 25 March 2019.

 

Dainfern College reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not heard from the College by Monday 18 March, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

 

DAINFERN COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER.

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