SPARK Schools School Security Guard - Johannesburg North Region - 2022 Jobs in South Africa

SPARK Schools School Security Guard - Johannesburg North Region - 2022 Jobs in South Africa


  • 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.

  • The blended learning model, which combines classroom teaching and online instruction, allows teachers to anticipate student needs and equips schools to provide personalized education at an affordable cost. SPARK Schools is pioneering this transformative education model to ensure the accessibility of university and careers for all.

  • SPARK Schools has a culture of collaboration, because getting South Africa to lead global education takes a team effort. We are innovators who strive for excellence through persistence and a sense of urgency to achieve SPARK Schools’ vision, mission and social transformational objectives. Our work environment is vibrant/cheerful, fast-paced/dynamic, engaging/stimulating, tech-enabled and data driven.

  • SPARK Schools is a high growth, mission and values-driven, entrepreneurial organisation, operating 17 primary schools and 1 high school and serving over 13 500 families. We are looking for dynamic people to join our team.

  • Reports To: School Operations Manager

    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.

    Responsibilities:

  • 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.

    Qualifications:

    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.

    Experience

  • 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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; SPARK Schools School Security Guard - Johannesburg North Region - 2022 Jobs in South Africa


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