BOARDING HOUSE HOUSEMOTHER – DURBAN

Office Administration
Durban

BOARDING HOUSE HOUSEMOTHER – DURBAN- R22 000 PM
 
This significant role is a full-time, live-in position. The successful applicant will report to the Deputy Head of
Pastoral Care and will be expected to offer outstanding care and support to adolescent girls, as well as being
responsible for the supervision of the general housekeeping of the boarding house.
The successful candidate should be of sober habits and be a non-smoker. She should possess a valid driver’s licence and be computer literate. Experience from working in a multicultural context, and in an educational space, would be helpful.
Accommodation will be offered in a flatlet in the boarding house and would suit a single person or a married
couple. Regret no pets.
 
Applicants should possess the following qualities:
Previous experience in working in a Boarding House and/or in an education environment
A love of young people and an authentic desire to provide optimum care and support
The ability to be patient, caring and empathetic
An understanding of working in a school context and its associated demands
Strong organisational skills with good interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work in a team
Skills to relate to, and supervise, adolescent girls
Flair to write reports and newsletters
Ability to work independently and have a willingness to contribute to a dynamic team
Good health, energy, and a positive attitude
Proficiency in an African language would be beneficial
A professional degree would be an added advantage