The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls – South Africa

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4 May, 2020

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The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a residential boarding school in Henley-on-Klip with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12 students write the Independent Examination Board (IEB) National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination.

The Academy is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) and is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job Title: Locum / Substitute Teacher
Location: Meyerton, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference: # LOC001
Contract Type: Contract
Salary: Market Related

Specification
From time to time the Academy requires services of experienced teachers to stand in as substitute teachers in the absence of permanent teachers.
For this reason, the Academy is inviting applications from experienced and retired teachers who have a good traceable teaching record in one or more of the following subjects:

1.Languages including Afrikaans (FAL), SeSotho (FAL), IsiZulu (FAL) and/or English (Home Language).
2.Mathematics and/or Maths Lit.
3.Physical Science, Life Science and or Natural Science.
4.Information Technology and/ or CAT.
5.Social Sciences, Geography and/or History.
6.Arts including Creative Arts, Music, Dance, Visual and/ or Dramatic Arts.
7.Accounting and/or Business Studies.
8.Life Orientation and/or Physical Education.

Requirements
•Relevant degree or a professional teaching qualification.
•Proof of up to date registration with SACE.
•Relevant teaching experience attained over the past five years.
•Ability to teach across Grades 8 to 12 with success.
•Ability and skill to identify students’ deficits, and bridge them.
•An understanding of the DBE and IEB assessments as well as their curriculum frameworks.
•Knowledge of curriculum design and an ability to design a curriculum in any of the specified areas.
•Working knowledge of the latest trends in education.
•A passion for enquiry based, student-centred learning.
•Ability and willingness to mentor students.

The following will serve as an added advantage:
•DBE / IEB experience in the marking of Grade 12 and moderation process will be of an advantage.

•Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
•An ability to work effectively as an individual and in teams.
•Willingness to participate in the broader life of the Academy and to contribute positively to the ethos of the Academy.
•A commitment to personal growth and the development of others.
•High levels of competence with technology.
• Sound relationship building skills.
• Effective time management.
•Analytical and critical thinking and writing skills.
•Problem-solving skills.
•An ability to delegate effectively.
•Excellent planning and organisational skills.
•Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
•Demonstrate high levels of professionalism.
•Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.

To apply

Interested suitably qualified candidates are invited to submit their application in the form of a covering letter, CV with names of three contactable references, copy of the highest qualification/s and copy of identity to [email protected]
Should you not hear from us thirty (30) days after submitting your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Academy reserves the right not to fill these positions.

Application Deadline: 31/12/2020


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