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Mentors for 2017/2018

After the Learner Council, a second tier leadership group at Rhenish is the Mentors.  This group’s primary focus is the Grade 8s and Grade 9s whom they are tasked with mentoring during their term of office.  However, they also promote Rhenish’s core values of Excellence, Compassion, Accountability, Integrity and Diversity, promote enthusiasm and spirit within the school in all areas and maintain a high standard of behaviour and conduct by being a role model to the learners.

We would like to congratulate these learners who take up office as Mentors for 2017 – 2018:

Iksha Bhowon
Gabriella Bolognesi
Amirah Gabru
Francesca Lomas
Simphiwe Masilo
Jay-Dee Meyer
Monique Seele
Danielle van der Merwe
Jessica van der Merwe
Caleigh Westcott

Teachers in Charge

Mrs Sherna Smith and Mrs Fredi Bellstedt

Role

  • To assist in promoting Rhenish’s core values of Excellence, Compassion, Accountability, Integrity and Diversity.
  • To promote enthusiasm and spirit within the school in all areas.
  • To maintain a high standard of behaviour and conduct and to wear the Mentor badge with pride by being a role model to the learners.

Tasks

  • Responsible for a Grade 8 or Grade 9 register class
  • Lines for assembly
  • Assist register teachers and Grade Head
  • New Girls
  • Birthday calendar
  • Wellbeing and spirit of register class
  • Problem issues to be reported
  • Academic, Cultural and Sport involvement of register class
  • Motivator
  • Uphold the School Code of Conduct
  • Weekly reporting for school newsletter

Qualities Required

  • School loyalty, discretion and integrity.
  • Leadership, responsibility and accountability.
  • Initiative, the ability to delegate and to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to see tasks through to completion.
  • Communication skills: the ability to relate to learners, staff, parents and to speak in public.
  • A concern for the welfare of others.
  • A demonstrated interest and involvement in school life.
  • Humility and the ability to put the school above self.
  • Good school attendance is required.

 

Election Process

  • Any Grade 11 learner is eligible to apply to serve as a Mentor with the exception of Grade 11 learners who have been selected to serve on the Representative Council of Learners (LC).
  • A learner may be excluded from nomination at the discretion of the Principal if:
  • She has been in detention more than once during the year in which she is nominated.
  • She has not contributed to the school extra-murally in some capacity during the year in which she is nominated.
  • She does not achieve a 55% aggregate or above throughout her Senior Phase. In addition, in Grade 11, there may be no subject failures and / or  two or more subjects below 40%.
  • Learners interested in the position must apply in writing. Application forms will be available with Grade 8 and 9 Grade Heads.
  • Suitable candidates will be shortlisted by educators.

A panel will interview shortlisted candidates and 10 Mentors will be selected after all interviews have been completed.

Mentor News

Mentor Training 2016

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Mentor Training

The newly elected Mentors attended a day of training on Saturday 31 October at Klein Joostenberg.

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