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  • Posted: Nov 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Nova Pioneer Education Group is a Pan-African independent school network offering preschool through secondary education for students from ages 3 through 19. We prepare the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching methods with an emphasis on 21st century skills. We established Nova Pioneer because we believe education should pre...
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    Aftercare Assistant

    About the Role

    We are looking for an Aftercare Assistant for grades 000 to grade 4. Aftercare Assistants support the running of the after school programme during school term (~4-5 hours / day) as well during school holidays (~8 hours / day).

    Key responsibilities for the role include:

    • Take initiative and act decisively

    • Take responsibility for the care and safety of our children

    • Conduct diligent and responsible monitoring of all students at the aftercare

    • Supervise all activities to ensure safety at all times

    • Run daily activities for the children according to our educational approach

    • Liaise with parents

    • Participate in relevant professional development

    • Manage behaviour of learners according to the Nova Pioneer philosophy of culture and behaviour

    • Help to maintain a neat and organised aftercare area

    • Attend school functions

    • Report to supervisor any problem which may occur with the children

    • Participate in dismissal procedures at the end of aftercare, ensuring that each child leaves with the appropriate adult

    • Support dismissal procedures at the end of the school day, ensuring that each child is appropriately signed into after school care.

    • Ensure a professional, friendly and cordial relationship the both learners and parents

    • Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere

    • Participate in Open Days

    • Perform additional duties as assigned by the School Leader according to the school’s needs

    • Work in the holiday care programmes for the school holidays.

    • Form part of the Before Care supervision.

    • Working hours, to be confirmed by your Manager, will be 2:00-6:30 pm on normal school days. During school holidays, working hours will be extended - cover from 6:30 am - 6:30 pm will be shared by the aftercare team in accordance with the BCEA.

    About You

    Skills and Qualifications required:

    • ECD Certificate / Currently studying towards Bachelor’s degree in Education or Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) - Ideal

    • SACE

    • Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing in English

    • Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing in English

    • You love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student

    • You have a deep understanding of children and you know how to connect with the specific age group that you teach

    • You have an understanding of and passion for student-centered learning

    • You are a team player and you enjoy group problem solving

    • You are adept at using technology

    How to Apply:

    Does working at Nova Pioneer excite you? If so, then apply now!

    To apply, please complete the form on the right hand side of this page. We cannot process applications that are emailed to us.

    Please note: Where a copy of your resume is required, copying and pasting from a formatted document e.g. Microsoft Word may not result in the formatting transferring correctly to the final resume. You are encouraged to attach your resume in Microsoft Word® or PDF format to protect formatting.

    Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is identified. Only qualified candidates will be invited for interviews.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nova Pioneer on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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