Head of English
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Gauteng, ZA
6d ago

January 2019 (negotiable)

A rare opportunity exists for a class teacher to join the staff of this Anglican School, set on a rambling estate in Sandton, from January 2019.

St Peter’s Girls Prep School is fortunate to offer facilities equaled by few schools. It is known for its innovative approach and the warmth of its community.

The school seeks educators who are committed to the profession and best practice, who embrace a culture of continual growth and learning and have a deep empathy for children and a passion for teaching and learning.

In line with our policy of trying to provide children with role models, both male and female teachers are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should meet the following criteria. They should have :

  • A progressive understanding of current educational trends, especially in the area of personalised teaching of English
  • A willingness to work as part of a team and team-teach, if required
  • A commitment to ongoing personal development and a future-orientated approach
  • Management experience and strong leadership qualities
  • Sound computer literacy skills with added skills in IT innovations
  • The capacity to develop and sustain new teaching practices
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • An energetic and inspirational approach to girls’ learning and motivation
  • A values-based approach to the care and wellbeing of girls
  • An enthusiasm to mentor interns
  • A proven academic record in an IEB school would be a distinct advantage
  • The intention to work according to the school’s ethos, specifications and policies
  • A professional qualification
  • A SACE registration
  • The successful candidate will be expected to assist with the generation of a scaffolded learning programme across the grades to enrich our personalised learning philosophy.

    The candidate will be involved in the teaching of English across grades as well as the support of teachers in this department.

    Should you be interested in the above vacancy and meet the stipulated requirements, please send your CV to the email address below before Friday, 21 September 2018.

    St Peter’s Girls Prep School reserve the right to make an appointment prior to the closing date of this vacancy should a suitable candidate be found.

    You are thus encouraged to submit your application timeously.

    The appointment of candidates is at St Peter’s Girls Prep School’s sole discretion, taking into account factors such as St Peter’s Employment Equity Policy.

    Only people with a South African ID or valid work permit need apply. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from St Peter’s within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.

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