Thursday , April 18 2024

ISASA Jobs in South Africa – Grade 1 Substitute 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:

  • Attend weekly feedback meetings with Deans and learning designers to enhance teaching practices
  • 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
  • Deliver impactful and engaging enquiry-based lessons with a focus on learning through play
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student progress and communicate this with parents on a regular basis.
  • Infuse joy and passion for learning into lessons so that students are excited about and invested in their development.
  • Observe, coach, and be a model teacher for Apprentice and Assistant Teachers
  • Assisting with toilet training and toilet routines of pre-schoolers as well as developing the key skills of socialisation, separation, and speech development.
  • Work closely with learning designers to design impactful lessons
  • Provide a flexible, nurturing environment that is child-centered and focused on and responsive to the dynamic needs of young children.
  • Set and communicate rigorous and ambitious goals for all students within an age appropriate set of expectations.

Job Requirements:

  • 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 love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student
  • Valid Police Clearance (no older than 6 months)
  • You have a deep understanding of children and you know how to connect with the specific age group that you teach

Qualification & Experience:

  • SACE registered (Kindly provide registration number and certificate in application
  • Experience in Reggio Emilio would be an added advantage
  • Understand child development and exhibit a sound understanding of play-based learning
  • Ability to lead a classroom independently, with experience in a classroom (practicals included)
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Education (B.Ed) or Bachelor’s Degree + Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) – (Foundation Phase)

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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