ISASA Vacancies Foundation Phase – Psychologist

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

Pridwin Preparatory School is a leading boys’ Prep School, situated in Melrose in Johannesburg. It is a non-denominational Christian day school with long-standing traditional values such as independence, responsibility, respect, empathy and leadership. We firmly believe that our school exists for its young people, the boys, and strive to build a balanced and inclusive school community to prepare our boys effectively for the future, and remain a centre of excellence in Education.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the developmental, emotional, social and educational issues of children
  • Involvement with the identification, application, training and coordination of accommodations.
  • Coordinating academic, social and emotional support in collaboration with the Support Team.
  • Proficiency in administration, scoring and interpretation of psychometric instruments.
  • Contributing to various meetings with Management, Staff, Support Team and Parents.
  • Providing specialist counselling services within a learning environment.
  • Planning, participation and presentation of Staff Development sessions.
  • Assisting with the intake, application and admission of prospective boys.
  • Proven experience in working with individuals and groups.

Job Requirements:

  • Commitment to personal growth and the development of others.
  • Be able to work under pressure.
  • Aware of diverse ethnic, social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Have a qualification as a Psychologist and must be registered with HPCSA.
  • Have an appreciation of the traditions and Christian values of the school.
  • Possess proven qualities such as empathy, organisational skills, teamwork skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have a thorough understanding of various barriers to learning and support requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentations and proposals.

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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