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  • Post Date:Aug 3, 2019
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Job Description

St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School near Modimolle, and the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College, we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.

Our primary intention is to educate and empower girls, raising them in ways that are responsive to the challenges unique to women. We aim to be the leaders in girls’ education, with the focus on nurturing individual skills and dispositions, equipping girls to engage confidently and with a sense of purpose. Our girls work within a values-based framework in order to make decisions with good intent. The South African context is diverse and dynamic. We raise girls to embrace their heritage and collaborate locally to make a significant contribution nationally and internationally.

Sesotho Specialist Teacher

The Girls’ Preparatory invites applications for the position of a full-time Sesotho teacher which will become available from 1 January 2020.

We are looking for a dynamic Sesotho speaking teacher who is also proficient in written and spoken English. You will be good at creating harmonious and nurturing relationships with students and able to foster ownership of learning in a developmentally appropriate and conducive classroom environment. And, we are looking for a teacher who is good at creatively designing, implementing and assessing a CAPS aligned-curriculum across Grades 3 to 7. You must be able to integrate your curriculum planning with other academic teams working on Inquiry Based Learning (IBL). Feedback is a valued process in our environment, and we would want you to be good at giving meaningful feedback to students and parents. St Stithians promotes holistic education: staff are expected to participate in our dynamic extra mural programme. Pastoral care is central to our ethos and teachers are required to embrace this. We also have a responsive professional development programme and want staff to make the most of the lifelong learning opportunities we offer.

Job Requirements
• A proven academic record, appropriate teaching qualification and experience in teaching Sesotho
• A thorough understanding of the theories and debates about language acquisition, teaching and learning
• A keen insight into the complexities of teaching African languages in an English MOI school
• The ability to differentiate the curriculum to complement our innovative and inclusive approach to education within our mainstream environment
• An awareness of the character of the school and willingness to commit to its all all-round ethos, co-curricular activities and pastoral approach
• A willingness to work within the Methodist church-based ethos of the College
• Proof of registration with SACE and a sexual offender’s clearance certificate

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 16 August 2019
Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the link above only.
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