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  • Posted: Aug 20, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Valenture Institute is a private online high school offering an academically rigorous, socially-rich learning experience that equips students with the skills and courage to drive social change for a sustainable future.


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    Career Services Manager

    Description

    At UCT Online High School we want to provide our learners with the necessary skills, resources and opportunities to succeed in tertiary studies. The Career Services Manager plays an integral role in making this a reality for our UCT Online High School learners. The Career Services Manager is responsible for developing and managing the learner career services offering. They are responsible for guiding learners through subject selection, career exploration and identification and tertiary education opportunities.

    Career Guidance

    Subject and career guidance webinars

    • Coordinate and host UCT Virtual Open days

    • Coordinate and host Grade 9 and 10 subject choice webinars

    • Coordinate and host webinars with inspirational guest speakers and industry experts from different fields in order to help learners embrace a rapidly changing world

    Subject and career guides and services

    • Develop subject choice guides to support learners in selecting their subjects for FET Phase

    • Maintain accessible career resources for learners, support coaches and teachers

    • Partner with career guidance providers and/or platforms to provide career guidance at scale

    Career counselling

    • Provide group career guidance to UCT Online High School learners to support them in subject selection and tertiary education

    • Conduct individual career counseling with students including assessment of interests, values and skills

    Job shadowing

    • Research, identify, engage, and sustain opportunities for learners’ job shadowing and internships

    Tertiary education support

    University readiness

    • Research, identify, engage, and sustain opportunities to prepare learners for university

    • Research, identify, and engage opportunities to create National Benchmark Test (NBT) preparation courses

    University applications

    • Support learners in matching subjects choices and grades to university study and career opportunities at scale

    • Coordinate and host university application guidance webinars

    • Coordinate special assistance with UCT applications with UCT Faculty

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counselling, Psychology or Education

    • 3+ years’ experience in a Guidance Counselor role is preferential.

    • Experience working with secondary students would be advantageous.

    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

    • Ability to efficiently balance both administrative and support services.

    • Integrity and professionalism.

    • Advocacy skills.

    • Ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse student pool.

    • Working knowledge of various counseling models, practices and resources.

    • Ability to collect and analyse data.

    • Sound judgement and emotional intelligence.

    • Operationally savvy.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Valenture Institute on apply.workable.com to apply

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

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