Sunday , February 25 2024

ISASA Vacancies – Foundation Phase Teacher

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

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:

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

Job Requirements:

  • ID Copy / Passport
  • You communicate openly and effectively with your colleagues
  • You have an understanding of and passion for enquiry based, student-centered learning
  • Work Permit (if applicable)
  • You have a deep understanding of children and you know how to connect with the specific age group that you teach
  • You are able to work within a team-based environment and collaborate with other resident teachers, apprentice teachers and deans
  • 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 love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student

Qualification & Experience:

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

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ruimsig, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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