ISASA Vacancies 2023 – Intermediate Phase Teacher

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

Nova Pioneer is looking for a Resident teacher to teach Grade 4 to 7 with a focus on Literacy. Resident Teachers lead instruction and planning for subject- or grade-level classrooms and are responsible for driving a rigorous, enquiry-based learning environment the Nova Pioneer way. Resident Teachers are supported by Deans of Instruction who partner with them in their growth journey – working full-time to empower teachers’ development by observing lessons and providing consistent feedback and coaching. Resident Teachers also support and mentor Apprentice Teachers. See below to learn more about the teaching model at Nova Pioneer..

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver impactful and engaging enquiry-based lessons supported by technology to enhance instructional delivery
  • Fully participate in opportunities for professional growth including daily team meetings and reflections, weekly professional development meetings, instructional coaching, and organisation wide learning and reflection
  • Contribute to and participate in co-curricular programming for at least one activity in the course of a term
  • Participate in a variety of collaborative teams and committees, fulfill supervision duties as assigned, including some morning, evening and weekend events
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student progress. Use assessment data to adjust instructional content and delivery techniques accordingly
  • Attend weekly feedback meetings with Deans and learning designers to enhance teaching practices
  • Infuse joy and passion for learning into lessons so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence
  • Set and communicate rigorous and ambitious goals for all students and provide student feedback so they internalize it
  • Communicate regularly with parents through e-mail, telephone and parent-teacher conferences
  • Observe, coach and be a model teacher for Apprentice Teachers

Job Requirements:

  • You have a deep understanding of children and you know how to connect with the specific age group that you teach
  • You love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student
  • You are deeply committed to your development as a teacher and welcome constructive feedback, translating feedback into improvements and innovations in your approach and in your classroom
  • You have an understanding of and passion for enquiry based, student-centered learning
  • You are able to work within a team-based environment and collaborate with other resident teachers, apprentice teachers and deans

Qualification & Experience:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Education (B.Ed) or Bachelor’s Degree + Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) – (Intermediate phase only for primary school)
  • SACE registered (Kindly provide registration number and certificate in application
  • Experience and/or understanding of Cambridge curriculum objectives would be an advantage
  • Experience/exposure to teaching Cambridge Literacy is ideal
  • Ability to lead a classroom independently, with experience in a classroom (practicals included)

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ormonde, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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