Thursday , April 18 2024

ISASA Vacancies – Head of Department

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

A vacancy on the permanent, full-time staff at the Preparatory has arisen in respect of an individual who is suitably qualified, experienced and competent to teach in the Senior

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist students to apply concepts through classroom instruction and presentations;
  • Involvement in campus, projects, portfolios, meetings, committee participation, forums, tasks and teams.
  • Be prepared to assist with sport and other administrative duties as and when the need arises;
  • Co-ordinate suitable and innovative interventions and strategies to promote effective learning and teaching;
  • To attend meetings, forums and workshops for the grade/phase as required and provide positive feedback to the other teachers;
  • Assist the Principal and Vice-Principal with academic, disciplinary and management requirements for the senior phase;
  • As part of the academic team, plan, prepare and present interesting, engaging and exciting lessons;
  • Organising, facilitating and planning of lessons;
  • Assistance with the management of files and documentation related to policies and procedures.
  • To plan, control, record and report on assessments;
  • Manage the classroom to create a nurturing and educational environment in the classroom;

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of CAPS and willingness to take a lead in the delivery of the curriculum in an innovative manner;
  • Willingness to mentor and lead other senior phase teachers;
  • Instructional leader and coach committed to developing teachers;
  • SACE registered;
  • Have an appropriate university degree / professional teaching qualification;
  • Desire to pursue outstanding teaching practice and student outcomes;
  • Ability and willingness to work beyond the average hours to fit in with the school requirements;
  • Experience in teaching in the Senior Phase (Grade 4 – 7);
  • Mental resilience that that embraces the challenge of findig solutions to learning barriers within a challenging context;
  • Have a clear criminal / sexual offences record and be able to provide a valid clearance document (not older than six (6) months);
  • Commitment to on-going personal academic and professional development;
  • Readiness to lead as part of the school management team and take responsibility for portfolios within the school;

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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