Valenture Institute Recruitment 2021/2022 And How To Apply

Valenture Institute is a private online high school offering an academically rigorous, socially-rich learning experience that equips students with the skills and courage to drive social change for a sustainable future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Stithians Online School | English Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: Bachelors

Location: Western Cape

City: Cape Town

Job Field: Education / Teaching

Description

Valenture is an exciting new start-up in the online education space. Our mission is to evolve what it means to “go” to school by transforming physical limitations into digital opportunities. We do this by providing students worldwide with a fully supported, global online high school experience, steeped in academic excellence and rooted in sustainable practices.

We believe in providing more than just a quality online education – we’re dedicated to building and empowering a purpose-driven, global student body and equipping them to make the best of both their individual and collective futures.

The role:

  • Facilitate student engagement in their live online lessons, breakout sessions and discussion forums.
  • Support teachers with marking and grading assignments.
  • Cultivate and nurture a culture of enthusiastic learning and peer support.
  • Support students in their educational development.
  • Boost learner confidence and motivate students to do their best.
  • Monitor, facilitate and enable student academic progress.
  • Support the teacher in promoting and modelling positive behaviour for learning so that effective teaching can take place.
  • Support teachers with data capturing; the collation and recording of assessment results.
  • Support teachers with recording individual lesson attendance.
  • Invigilate exam sessions.

Requirements

What to expect

Personal Skills & Attributes

Professional Development

Once employed you’ll typically be placed on a company wide onboarding course, followed by a Faculty specific induction programme, as well as training related to your specific role. Ongoing, regular supervision, support and development will be provided.

  1. Studying towards a Bachelor of Education or PGCE (SP & FET) in Mathematics, Science and/or English is preferable
  2. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  3. Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  4. Experienced and comfortable using technology
  5. Experienced in working with secondary school aged young people
  6. Adept at meeting deadlines
  7. Competent at administrative tasks associated with the position
  8. Ability to work in an agile environment where innovation, change and adaptation are part of the everyday
  • You will learn how to support students with a range of academic and socio-emotional needs.
  • Work on a variety of tasks effectively and efficiently managing those that are time sensitive.
  • The role of Teaching Assistant can be challenging, but watching students progress can also be extremely rewarding.
  • You will be learning from highly skilled teachers, experts in their field as well as innovators in digital education.
  • You will benefit from structured support in this role as well as ongoing professional development.
  • A positive approach to working with young people that strikes a balance between providing support and promoting independence
  • A strong regard for student safety and well-being
  • An excellent rapport with students, being able to engage meaningfully with them and elicit the best from them
  • Excellent listening and observation skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Responsible, reliable and trustworthy
  • A solution focussed attitude
  • Patient, positive, enthusiastic and a good sense of humour
  • A flexible approach to work and the demands of the role
  • Skilled at praising and celebrating the small steps and large leaps of success in a student’s learning journey

Benefits

Flexible working hours (20 hours per week)

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of applying, your application has been considered unsuccessful at this time.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click Here To Apply

Job Title: St Stithians Online School | Mathematics Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: Bachelors

Location: Western Cape

City: Cape Town

Job Field: Education / Teaching

Description

Valenture is an exciting new start-up in the online education space. Our mission is to evolve what it means to “go” to school by transforming physical limitations into digital opportunities. We do this by providing students worldwide with a fully supported, global online high school experience, steeped in academic excellence and rooted in sustainable practices.

We believe in providing more than just a quality online education – we’re dedicated to building and empowering a purpose-driven, global student body and equipping them to make the best of both their individual and collective futures.

The role:

  • Facilitate student engagement in their live online lessons, breakout sessions and discussion forums.
  • Support teachers with marking and grading assignments.
  • Cultivate and nurture a culture of enthusiastic learning and peer support.
  • Support students in their educational development.
  • Boost learner confidence and motivate students to do their best.
  • Monitor, facilitate and enable student academic progress.
  • Support the teacher in promoting and modelling positive behaviour for learning so that effective teaching can take place.
  • Support teachers with data capturing; the collation and recording of assessment results.
  • Support teachers with recording individual lesson attendance.
  • Invigilate exam sessions.

Requirements

What to expect

Personal Skills & Attributes

Professional Development

Once employed you’ll typically be placed on a company wide onboarding course, followed by a Faculty specific induction programme, as well as training related to your specific role. Ongoing, regular supervision, support and development will be provided.

  1. Studying towards a Bachelor of Education or PGCE (SP & FET) in Mathematics, Science and/or English is preferable
  2. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  3. Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  4. Experienced and comfortable using technology
  5. Experienced in working with secondary school aged young people
  6. Adept at meeting deadlines
  7. Competent at administrative tasks associated with the position
  8. Ability to work in an agile environment where innovation, change and adaptation are part of the everyday
  • You will learn how to support students with a range of academic and socio-emotional needs.
  • Work on a variety of tasks effectively and efficiently managing those that are time sensitive.
  • The role of Teaching Assistant can be challenging, but watching students progress can also be extremely rewarding.
  • You will be learning from highly skilled teachers, experts in their field as well as innovators in digital education.
  • You will benefit from structured support in this role as well as ongoing professional development.
  • A positive approach to working with young people that strikes a balance between providing support and promoting independence
  • A strong regard for student safety and well-being
  • An excellent rapport with students, being able to engage meaningfully with them and elicit the best from them
  • Excellent listening and observation skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Responsible, reliable and trustworthy
  • A solution focussed attitude
  • Patient, positive, enthusiastic and a good sense of humour
  • A flexible approach to work and the demands of the role
  • Skilled at praising and celebrating the small steps and large leaps of success in a student’s learning journey

Benefits

Flexible working hours (20 hours per week)

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of applying, your application has been considered unsuccessful at this time.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click Here To Apply

Application Deadline: Not Specified

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