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  • Posted: Apr 13, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Nova Academies is a pan-African school network that prepares the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching methods with an emphasis on 21st century skills. We currently have three schools in South Africa and one school in Nairobi. We are also launching a girls secondary school in Nairobi in 2017.
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    School Nurse - Nova Pioneer Tatu Girls

    Job Summary

    Salary Range:Monthly

    Nova Pioneer Tatu Girls is looking for superstar School Nurse to help us ensure the well-being, academic success, lifelong achievement, and overall health of our secondary school students. We are searching for talented and inspiring individuals who are keen to inspire a passion for our mission in parents, students and the communities that we serve. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.


    • Managing our students’ wellness and development and offering them psycho-social support as needed.
    • Maintaining close liaison with the medical staff at the nearest private hospital consistently
    • Handle confidential situations, information, and documentation.
    • Maintain an updated record of all medication in the infirmary and tracking student medical history.
    • Develop a robust reporting system within the infirmary and communicate with the procurement team in a timely manner.
    • Communicate effectively at all levels with students, staff, parents and other clinicians and paramedics.
    • Inspecting boarding house facilities (toilets and bathrooms, laundry area) when pupils are away from the facilities and appraise the level of hygiene and cleanliness.
    • Monitoring standards achieved by cleaners and other support agencies within the Boarding House and report on any deficiencies to the Director, Operations.
    • Skills and Qualifications required:
    • A professional, flexible and conscientious registered nurse with the ability to build a harmonious, energetic and cohesive relationship with students and co-workers.
    • Professional counseling skills with a proven track record will be an advantage.
    • You have 3-4 years’ experience as a registered nurse.
    • You have a Diploma or Degree in Nursing with great people skills.
    • You are willing to reside on the school campus under the school’s housing scheme.
    • A Female Nurse is preferred.

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    School Receptionist


    Key responsibilities for the role include:

    • Perform a wide variety of clerical and other office functions and activities related to the administration of diverse programs and operations at the school. 
    • Make and receive phone calls on the school’s telephone lines.
    • Schedule meetings for the School Leader (Principal) in line with the diary.
    • Facilitate the Public Relations function of the front office.
    • Prepare documents ahead of internal meetings as directed by the School Leader (Principal) such as photocopying, binding, filing etc.
    • Prepare documents for internal display on pin-boards or notice boards.
    • Respond to routine correspondences and send out scheduled communications.
    • Keep custody of the pupils’ attendance registers and any confidential documents on behalf of the Principal.
    • Manage petty cash.


    Skills and Qualifications required:

    • You have a minimum of 1-year experience working in a school-based environment or fast-paced office setting.
    • You have a project and event management Diploma/ Degree, Operations management is desired but not required.
    • You have a proven track record of holding yourself and your teammates to high standards of operational excellence.
    • You have excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
    • You are a thoughtful planner able to multi-task, prioritise effectively, take initiative, and deliver for many stakeholders in a fast-paced environment.
    • You are a proactive, creative, and measured problem-solver. You have an ability to quickly and calmly identify and analyse problems and to recommend or implement effective solutions.
    • You possess a demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications (particularly Word and Excel) and Google Suite.


    Does working at Nova Pioneer excite you?

    To apply, please complete the form on the right-hand side of this page. We cannot process applications that are emailed to us.

    Please note You are encouraged to attach your resume in PDF format to protect formatting.

    There are a series of stages in the Nova Pioneer interview process and candidates will be moved forward in the process depending on their success in the previous stage. The process is as follows:

    Phone interview: a short conversation to understand your skills and experience a little better.

    Practical demonstration of what you can do: you will complete a written task or a demonstration related to the role you are applying for. Teachers participate in a half-day selection day at one of our campuses as well as deliver a lesson to a class.

    In-person interviews: at this point you will visit one of our schools to meet the team and participate in a series of in-person interviews.

    Final interview: you’ll have a final conversation with the hiring manager before decisions are made.


    Nova Pioneer is a place where our people experience tremendous growth, fast! We invest heavily in the growth of our people because it leads to greater mastery in both us and our students. “Novaneers” work harder and work longer hours than at most schools but as a result, the growth they experience is extraordinary. We offer consistent and ongoing professional development and provide clear career pathways that ensure that our people are always achieving their personal and professional best. Nova Pioneer has a highly energetic, entrepreneurial environment where our people get to bring their creative and innovative ideas to life. We look for people who are flexible and who are able to adapt and respond quickly to adversity with a positive, can-do attitude (there are no problems, only solutions!). We welcome challenges and roll with the punches because it makes us, and our students, better. There is no problem too big for us! We work hard but we also have a lot of fun together. We bring infectious energy and enthusiasm to everything we do because joy fuels the hardest work and learning.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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