Monday , September 25 2023

ISASA Vacancies – Head of Department

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a world class educational platform for girls which is aimed at nurturing a new generation of dynamic women leaders. This residential boarding school is situated in Meyerton, Gauteng Province with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12 Students write the Independent Examination Board (I.E.B.) NSC Examination.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take a leading role in managing and coordinating the department.
  • Monitor the quality of teaching and learning in the department.
  • Implement performance management in the department.
  • Represent the Academy on departmental professional committees and associations.
  • Ensure the implementation of GDE and IEB policies that relate to the department.
  • Manage all aspects of human resources in the department.
  • Provide curriculum leadership for the department.
  • Approve departmental work plans.
  • Approve departmental professional development programmes.
  • Liaise with the GDE District Office and Head Office curriculum specialists as well as with the IEB Subject Assessment Specialist and the allocated cluster group.

Job Requirements:

  • Good organisational skills.
  • Leadership and Management modelling skills.
  • Highly developed and effective administration skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure and adhere to deadlines.
  • An ability to create a positive learning environment.
  • A willingness to participate in the broader life of the Academy and to contribute positively to the ethos of the school.
  • A demonstrated capacity to work effectively in teams.
  • Ability to plan, organise and direct programmes.
  • A commitment to personal growth and the development of others.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Knowledge of either NCS/CAPS is essential.
  • Proven experience in teaching Physical Sciences from Grade 8 – 12 and an ability/ willingness to teach any of the Sciences subjects.
  • Experience in managing a team would serve as an added advantage.
  • A B.Ed Honours degree in Management / Curriculum Studies and or Science education would be an added advantage.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education or relevant degree specialisation in Physical Science education and proof of registration with SACE.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar position.

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Meyerton, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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