School Security Guard Needed at SPARK Schools 2021/2022

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SPARK Schools is a social impact disruptor and is leading change in the education space through its network of affordable private schools. The SPARK Schools network provide transformational education innovation through Africa’s first blended learning model, which elevates student achievement and provides the tools teachers need to serve their students effectively.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: School Security Guard

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: Matric

Location: Gauteng

Job Field: Security / Intelligence

Purpose of Role:

Security guards ensure that the school grounds and facilities are kept safe and secure during operational hours.

Security guards are integral to the SPARK Schools “culture” and our commitment to providing a world class learning environment for our scholars.



  • Close the school grounds daily manually (lock and key) and rearm the alarm.
  • Ensure the safety and security of all students, staff, and visitors on campus by patrolling the grounds and monitoring the gate.
  • Assist all visitors who arrive to the school by welcoming them, receiving their personal details, providing a guest pass, and directing them to the relevant staff members.
  • Assist visitors as they leave the school by helping them to return their guest pass and sign out.
  • Assist with dismissal procedures daily to ensure the safety of students.
  • Adhere to the safety and security procedures of SPARK.
  • Report safety and security issues to school leadership, including the arrival of suspicious persons, the delivery of suspicious packages, the loitering of people in close proximity to school grounds, or any suspicious behaviour by members of staff or visitors.
  • Assist with ad hoc operational tasks, such as moving furniture, working with maintenance and gardening suppliers, collaborating with facilities maintenance staff, or setting up for events.
  • Communicate and collaborate professionally with school staff as required.
  • Participate actively in staff development opportunities as a member of the SPARK Schools team.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner at all SPARK Schools events and to all stakeholders.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • English language fluency
  • Police clearance certificate
  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Grade level B or C security certificate
  • PSiRA registration


  • Previous security guarding experience.

Skills and Mindset

  • Grit: Persistence through challenges.
  • Excellence: A track record of high expectations personally and professionally.
  • Mission and Vision Alignment: Understanding of and passion for the SPARK Schools mission to provide excellent education at an affordable cost.
  • Self­ Reflection: Finding the capacity to bring your best self to challenges and opportunities.


SPARK offers:

  • Fair market linked remuneration
  • Performance-based annual bonuses and increases
  • Above average/good annual leave
  • Life, disability and funeral cover
  • Employee wellness support
  • Educational support & study leave
  • Individualised professional development, support and mentorship
  • Employee discount on school fees
  • Opportunities for career growth

Compensation: R4750.00 CTC P/M

Position Type: Full Time

Location: Johannesburg North Region

  • SPARK Riversands

SPARK Schools may expire the posting of this advertisement at their own discretion.

Kindly note that should you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click Here To Apply

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