STUDENT SUPPORT OFFICER (SL7) X3

--Springfield, Melbourne, Centec, Campuses--

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT: EXTERNAL

Thekwini TVET College invites suitably qualified and experienced individuals to apply for the following contract posts based in Durban:

POST: Student Support Officer X3

Twelve Months Contract

Section: Student Support Services

Campuses: Springfield, Melbourne, and Centec

Ref No: CAMP 01/2024

Salary notch: R308 154.00 per annum

Requirements: ·Matric certificate or equivalent  · A recognized National Diploma/Degree in Social Science / Psychology / Education or equivalent relevant qualification. ·1-2 years’ experience in student support services Education/ Teaching and Learning environment or related field. · Knowledge of TVET environment. Proven knowledge of Psychology practice. ·Teaching background Public Service legislative framework such as Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, PFMA, Treasury Regulations. ·Good communication skills and interpersonal skills ·Problem solving · Programmed and project management · Ability to perform routine tasks. ·Computer literacy (MS Office) ·Valid Code EB Drivers Licence Drivers Licence ·Experience in the TVET sector will be an added advantage.

Key Results Areas: · Provide student liaison services at the Campus  ·Provide welfare support to students by liaising between stakeholder/persons. ·Prepare weekly and monthly reports. ·Assist students as and when required. ·Assist with academic support plan for identified students. ·Attend to any student accommodation needs. ·Guide students to make the right decision and improve their performance. ·Promote regular attendance of students and monitor the attendance register  ·Conduct home visits when necessary and interview/counsel students, staff, families and other relevant stakeholders in order to identify contributing factors associated with low attendance concerns. ·Support student, families by establishing and delivering absence reduction  ·Ensure that there is continuous awareness and level of knowledge in HIV/AIDS to students’ programmes. ·Address socio-economic student matters appropriately including substance and other relevant matters. ·Manage and maintain, in consultation with and under direct from AD: SSS, a pro-active and relevant Student Support Services for the campus. ·Monitor and manage the student leadership and student body and their activities. ·Produce requisite reports for submission to the Assistant Manager: SSS, based on the strategic and operational targets and goals of the Unit and college. ·Maintain and improve student support systems, including career guidance and assist with placement of students for in-service training and on-the-job training  ·Assist the development, formulation and implementation academic support  ·Co-ordinate all students’ activities such as sport, cultural activities and wellness programmes.

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 19 JULY 2024

TO BE INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION:

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at (www.gov.za/document)), which must be completed in full, signed and dated by the applicant. On application, please submit only the Z83, a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating relevant qualifications and experience for the post applied for. Please note certified copies of qualifications and other relevant documents will be required on or before the day of the interview.

IMPORTANT:

·Thekwini College is an equal opportunity employer ·The College reserves the right not to make an appointment in these positions. ·Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only ·All successful candidates will be subjected to qualifications verification before appointment  ·Applicants who have not been contacted within eight weeks of the closing date of advertisement should accept that their applications were unsuccessful.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION:

Please apply through www.thekwini.edu.za

We do not accept hand delivered, emailed and/or posted applications, all applications must be done on Thekwini TVET College website and upload all documents required per advert.                                     

ENQUIRIES:

Ms Vuyiswa Madonda 031 250 8400. Ext 408

NB: All applications to include ALL required documentation as listed above. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered.