Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls: Intern Educational Psychologist (Gauteng)


Applications are invited for the position of Intern Educational Psychologist Department Psychology Reports To Head of Psychology Summary The Academy is looking to appoint two Intern Educational Psychologists. Only suitably qualified and experienced applicants will be considered for this position.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude

  • Sound ethical and professional orientation at all times.

  • Awareness of diverse ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentations and proposals.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as an individual and in teams.

  • Willingness to participate in the broader life of the Academy and to contribute positively to the ethos of the school.

  • Commitment to personal growth and the development of others.

  • Attention to quality, accuracy and detail orientation.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

  • Proven ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.

  • Excellent administration skills.

  • Sound relationship building skills.

  • Effective time management.

  • Analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Very strong planning and organizing skills.

  • Willingness to learn how to use and to implement the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics.

Minimum Academic Requirements & Experience

  • Registration as a MA Educational Psychology student at an accredited university;

  • Registration as an Intern Psychologist with the HPCSA;

  • Completed course work as part of first year MA Educational Psychology training;

  • Successful practical work as part of first year MA Educational Psychology training;

  • Render counselling psychology services to young girls to ensure academic success and emotional wellness.

  • Understanding of the developmental, emotional, social and educational issues of children and young people.

  • Promote the holistic wellbeing and development of all students, academically, psychologically and socially.

Applications for the post close on 11 April 2021. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, CV with names of three contactable references, copy of the highest qualification/s and the copy of identity. Interested candidates must register their profile at SkillsMap to submit their application.

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 31 May 2021, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Academy reserves the right not to fill this position. The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls is a member of ISASA and is an equal opportunity employer. Only suitably qualified applicants will be considered. The Academy reserves the right not to fill this position.

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