Nature of contract: 3 years Fixed Term Contract (Council Appointment)
Salary: R521 619 per annum (Salary Level 10) plus 37% paid in lieu of benefits
Centre: Central Office
Senior Certificate plus an Honours Degree in Education Psychology or recognised equivalent. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage. At least 3 years’ experience as a practicing psychologist. Registration with HPCSA as a registered Educational Psychologist. Good computer skills and a valid driver’s license are required. The incumbent must be willing to travel, work irregular hours and be committed to meet deadlines within tight timeframes.
Added advantage - experience in intern supervision; exposure in working with families or adults in education to support learning; and experience of working within the post-school education and training sector.
COMPETENCIES, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
Professional psychological skills. Knowledge and understanding of ethical principles as stipulated by the Health Professions Council of South Africa. Knowledge of applying Psychology in practice. Knowledge and experience of administration of psychometric assessment instruments. Experience in providing student support workshops and webinars. Knowledge of online assessment tools or willingness to learn. Knowledge of crisis intervention and trauma debriefing. Client/student service oriented. Therapeutic and counselling skills. Good communication, presentation and report writing skills. Understanding of ethical principles related to psycho-educational work.
Provide psycho-educational support and counselling to both students and staff at the college. Provide individual, family and group intervention (e.g., therapy) to support learning and development and address difficulties using a variety of psychological and educational approaches and techniques. Conduct psycho-education workshops (small and large groups) for students, divisions / units and campuses. Develop individualised educational plans to support interventions. Provide crisis interventions and trauma debriefing. Participate in academic support and psycho-social projects as required by the college. Collect and analyse data to inform interventions to promote student success. Establish a college gender desk to support various forms of abuse and hate crimes that occur in the teaching and learning space. Take overall responsibility for professional administrative functions.
Tshwane North TVET College would like to invite suitably qualified, innovative, result-orientated and self–driven candidates to apply for the vacant positions.
Applications must be submitted on the New Z83 which must be fully completed, obtainable from any Public Service Department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae Only. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit Certified copies of qualifications including academic records, driver’s license and identity documents. Please take note that communication in relation to the process will be limited to the short-listed candidates. If you have not received any correspondence within three (3) months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Forward your application/s to: The Principal: Tshwane North TVET College, P.O Box 26193, ARCADIA, 0007 OR hand-deliver to: Cnr. Kgosi Mampuru (Former Potgieter Street) & Pretorius Streets, Pretoria. NO Emailed or faxed applications will be accepted. All costs incurred due to your application and interviews will be at your own expense.
Please quote the relevant reference number of the post you are applying for. Candidates who apply for more than one post should complete a separate application form for each post. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a vetting process (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks (where applicable, qualification and employment verification). Where applicable, shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge/competence test. The College/DHET reserves the right not to make appointments. Preference will be given to persons from designated groups, especially with regard to race, gender and disability. People with disability are encouraged to apply.
Re-Advertised post: Candidates who previously applied for the posts are encouraged to re-apply
CLOSING DATE: 05 MAY 2023 AT 12:00
ENQUIRIES: Should you have enquiries or experience any problem submitting your application contact Ms LA Mudau at 012 401 1927 / Ms JM Nyalunga at 012 401 1940