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.

Junior Preparatory: Deputy Principal

DEPUTY PRINCIPAL: DAINFERN COLLEGE JUNIOR PREPARATORY

(w.e.f. 1 January 2025)

Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern, north of Fourways in Johannesburg. The College caters for Grades 0-12 and offers IEB Matric as the Grade 12 exit exam. 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.

 

An exciting opportunity exists in Dainfern College’s Junior Preparatory for an innovative, dynamic, visionary educationalist with a passion for children and education to support the strategic growth of the school and to be a part of the Preparatory School Management team. The successful candidate will report to the Junior Preparatory Principal.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Assist and support the Junior Preparatory Principal with:
    • Overseeing the effective administration, functioning and development of academic, student wellness and extramural programmes.
    • The development, implementation and management of innovative strategies aimed at enhancing all areas of the curriculum: academic, sporting, cultural, service and leadership.
    • Coordination of meetings and management of administrative and organisational areas of operation related to the Junior Preparatory School.
  • Work closely, meaningfully and effectively with the Principal and Grade Heads to improve delivery, measurable outcomes and overall academic and wellbeing matters for the benefit of students and staff.
  • A reduced teaching load in recognition of additional duties and responsibilities.

 

Minimum requirements:

 

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a management role within a preparatory school.
  • A recognised tertiary qualification, SACE registration, and a proven track record of school leadership.
  • The ability to teach in the ECD / Foundation Phase.
  • Strong collaborative skills to develop and promote the values and ethos of Dainfern College.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively to relevant stakeholders.
  • A proven track record of innovation, professionalism and effective administrative abilities.
  • A working knowledge of current international curriculum trends within the developmental stages of the preparatory school phase.
  • The ability to ascertain learning effectiveness.
  • Experience and confidence with the use of technology.
  • An understanding of and ability to manage budgets.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to administrate timetables and deal with organisational imperatives relevant to the Junior Preparatory School

 

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

 

Should you be interested in applying for this position, please email a full Curriculum Vitae, together with a covering letter and the names and contact numbers of two referees, to hr@dainferncollege.co.za for the attention of Mrs Jansen van Vuuren. Please use ‘JP Deputy Principal’ as the subject line.

 

  • Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31 July 2024

 

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not heard from the College by Friday 30 August 2024, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

 

Dainfern College reserves the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date of this vacancy should a suitable candidate be found. Candidates are therefore encouraged to submit applications 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 being automatically disqualified from 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.

Senior Preparatory: Afrikaans Teacher

Dainfern College Preparatory seeks to appoint the following teacher w.e.f. 1 January 2025 or soonest thereafter:

 

SENIOR PREPARATORY AFRIKAANS TEACHER (GRADES 4-7)

 

Dainfern College is an independent English-medium, co-educational school situated on Broadacres Drive, Dainfern, north of Fourways in Johannesburg. The College caters for students in Grades 0-12 and offers IEB Matric as the school exit exam. 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.

 

Dainfern College seeks to employ a permanent teacher with experience in teaching Intermediate or Senior Phase Afrikaans.

 

The successful candidate will:

 

  • Be experienced in teaching Afrikaans.
  • Be innovative, creative and flexible.
  • Have a suitable degree, professional teaching qualification and SACE registration.
  • Be familiar with the CAPS and IEB curriculum.
  • Be willing to contribute to and collaborate with our dynamic Afrikaans department.
  • Be responsible for all duties as required of an academic teacher.
  • Lead a classroom by example and exhibit professionalism at all times.
  • Incorporate the school’s values into daily teaching.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills with colleagues, students and parents.
  • Have strong organisational and administrative skills and be detail oriented.
  • Have relevant technological skills.
  • Be willing to work within our Positive Education philosophy.
  • Be willing to be a class mentor.
  • Show willingness to be involved in the school’s extramural 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 Ms Patricia Mabilane: hr@dainferncollege.co.za.

 

Please use ‘SP Afrikaans Teacher’ as the subject line.

 

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 24 July 2024

 

 

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not heard from the College by 1 August 2024, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

 

Dainfern College reserves the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date of this vacancy should a suitable candidate be found. Candidates are therefore encouraged to submit applications timeously. Dainfern College also 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 from 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.