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.

COMMUNICATION OFFICER

Dainfern College has the following vacancy to be filled with effect from 18 July 2022 (or soonest thereafter):

 

COMMUNICATION OFFICER

 

Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school, situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern, catering for Grades 0000-12. 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 requires a Communication Officer to work as a member of the school’s Communication & Marketing team. The successful candidate will take up the position on 18 July 2022 or soonest thereafter.

 

The successful candidate will report to the Communication Manager within the Advancement office structure. Responsibilities will include:

  • Day-to-day management and updating of the school website and smartphone app
  • Day-to-day management of and content creation for the school’s social media and other digital marketing platforms
  • Content creation for digital and print media, including writing editorial, taking photos etc
  • Editing of the annual school magazine
  • Assistance with design, creation and content checking (proofreading) of newsletters, school documentation and internal and external marketing and communication material.

 

The successful candidate will need:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Well-developed inter-personal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with excellent proficiency in written and spoken English and a keen eye for detail
  • Proven competency in social media content creation, posting and community engagement
  • Proven ability to proofread and check written content, with editing experience an advantage
  • Ability to write press releases and education articles
  • Effective administrative ability (planning and organisation)
  • Strong computer literacy skills: excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with Adobe InDesign/Photoshop required, with knowledge of the Google Suite an added advantage
  • Website management experience, with knowledge of WordPress an advantage
  • Experience in a similar role, with experience in the education sector an added advantage
  • To enjoy a busy environment and be prepared to multitask and assist where necessary.

 

Should you be interested in applying for the above-mentioned position, please forward a full Curriculum Vitae, together with a covering letter and the names and contact numbers of two referees, via email to hr@dainferncollege.co.za for the attention of Ms Patricia Mabilane. Please use ‘Communications Officer’ as the subject line.

 

  • Closing date for applications: Monday 6 June 2022

 

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 being automatically disqualified for consideration.

 

Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) Disclaimer: Dainfern College is committed to ensuring the confidentiality of personal information and all reasonable measures will be taken to protect the personal information of applicants. Your information will be used for the sole purpose of recruitment for this listed post only as well as for statutory purposes as applicable. By applying for this position and submitting your personal details and curriculum vitae to Dainfern College, you acknowledge this disclaimer.

 

Dainfern College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to employment equity. Appointments are made in line with the College’s Transformation strategies.

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