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21 Aug 2021

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Valenture Institute (Pty) Ltd – Posted by JobSeek24 Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Job for Unemployed Head of Student Well being Wanted Urgently

Address/Locations: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Type: Permanent

Employer Valenture Institute (Pty) Ltd

Title: Head of Student Well being

Deadline: 25 Nov 2021

Salary: Market Related


Short Description     

Our client is looking for an Assistant to start working urgently.


  • To initiate, develop and implement pastoral care initiatives that promote a holistic skill set within the student population that are developmentally appropriate.
  • Accountable for the the set up and execution of the counselling and academic support structure
  • To oversee child protection, safeguarding, welfare and safety issues, including external referrals and safeguarding training for new and existing staff
  • To work with the Office of the Registrar and Talent Management teams to ensure all school staff meet child protection legislation requirements
  • To train mentors and faculty in their role as mandated reports of suspected child abuse and neglect
  • To act as school liaison with Child Care Service Organizations
  • To provide support, advice and guidance to staff with regards to behaviour management strategies
  • To work collaboratively with Counsellors and support staff to provide specialist care for all students
  • To provide supervision to all Support Coaches, Mentors and support staff
  • To play an integral role in defining, supporting and continuously refining the Response to Intervention (RtI) process
  • To partner with tutoring and facilitator providers and/or platforms to provide tutoring and facilitation services at scale
  • To investigate therapeutic providers (i.e eap) to provide therapeutic support at scale to our students and staff
  • Accountable for accommodations across our high school offerings

Key Requirements

  • Must have bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counselling, Psychology or Education
  • Must have 5+ years’ experience in a Pastoral Care role
  • Must have experience working with secondary students would be advantageous.
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must have ability to efficiently balance both administrative and support services.
  • Integrity and professionalism.
  • Advocacy skills.
  • Must have ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse student pool.
  • Working knowledge of various counseling models, practices and resources.
  • Must have ability to collect and analyse data.
  • Must have sound judgement and emotional intelligence.
  • Operationally savvy.

Job for Unemployed Head of Student Well being Wanted Urgently



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