Tuesday, 16 July 2019

OWLAG Internship Programme 2019

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates. The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a residential boarding school with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12 students write the Independent Examination Board (I.E.B.) NSC Examination.

Please note that this is not a salaried position. The successful candidate will receive a monthly stipend as prescribed by the Academy. The Academy is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) and is an equal opportunity employer.

The Intern is expected to provide high-quality pastoral care to students and to take pride and ownership for the good running and presentation of the allocated residence. In collaboration with the Matron, the Assistant Matron, the House Mistress and the Head of Boarding, the incumbent must play a parental role to the learners.

The Intern must help establish a healthy living environment that provides learners with a “home away from home experience’ and work in collaboration with the Matron, Assistant Matron, House Mistress and the Head of Boarding and the Facilities department to ensure the proper functioning of each house, maintaining all daily routines and procedures.

Depending on the issue at hand, the successful candidate must be able to work with other colleagues within the Academy such as the Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurses, Catering, Academics, Uniform Controller, Administration, Facilities Management and Extramural & Sports Coordinators.

•A Matric certificate.
•A diploma or a degree and must be studying towards a Post Graduate Certificate in Education through correspondence in 2019

OR should currently be in the 2nd or 3rd year of study (part time) towards a diploma or a degree.

•Must be wiling to participate fully in the school’s extramural programme.
•Have passion for learning and see themselves working towards a permanent career in teaching.
•Actively seeking to develop professionally in a school environment that is committed to providing quality education.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful incumbent will be required to:
•Submit a recent police clearance certificate.
•Work shifts; and
•Live on the Academy promises while on Academy duty.

The following will serve as an added advantage:
•A relevant degree.
•Boarding house experience
•Proven Child & Youth Care experience

Job Closing Date 19/07/2019


Regrettably emailed, faxed and hand delivered applications will not be considered. Only applications submitted through the SkillsMap portal will be considered. Only suitably qualified applications will be considered. Should you not hear from us by 19 July 2019, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Academy reserves the right not to fill this position.

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