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Mentors for 2016/2017

Back:  Amy-Lee Cairns, Megan McEwan, Louise Beyers, Nina Blom, Michaela van Schaik

Front:  Amy Everitt, Paula Currie, Kirsten Marnewick, Chiara Jeptha

Absent:  Amei van den Heever

Teachers in Charge

Mrs Sherna Smith and Mrs Fredi Bellstedt


  • 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.


  • 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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