High School Learning Support Assistant - SPARK Randburg High School - 2024

SPARK Schools

SPARK Schools

Customer Service
Randburg, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

About SPARK Schools:

Watch our Vision Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOU0TYnNsZo

Take a tour of our Website: https://sparkschools.co.za/

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 21 primary schools and 5 high schools and serving over 15,500 families in 2024. We are looking for dynamic people to join our team.

Reports To: School Operations and Blended Learning Manager

Purpose of Role:

SPARK High Schools Learning Support Assistants drive student achievement by overseeing the culture and effectiveness of lunch, break, and the aftercare programme. High School Scholar Support Assistants care for classes of students during lunch, break, and aftercare programmes to ensure student academic achievement, health, and safety.


Scholar support

  • Emotional Learning curriculum with scholars
  • Behavior management of scholars
  • Communicate professionally with parents and line managers about incidents, conflicts, or concerns that occur in the after school programs

Scholar Supervision and Monitoring

  • Supervise lunch and break during the instructional day
  • School patrols
  • Bathroom supervision
  • Ensure SPARK’s healthy food scheme is enforced with students by checking lunches

Achievement enrichment school program

  • Supervise scholars during the after school program, ensuring play, and structured activities.
  • Plan engaging enrichment experiences and resources for scholars including but not limited to structured activities and team based sports activities such as netball.
  • Ensure all after school program resources are used responsibly and effectively.
  • Assist scholars with clarifying and reviewing concepts taught in class, explaining processes and assist students solve specific problems.
  • Schedule and plan individual sessions for your scholars in collaboration with subject matter educators.


  • Use SPARK culture and behaviour management strategies to manage clubs ‘
  • Facilitate weekly club lessons