Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls: English Home Language Teacher

Company Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls
Reference # ENG001
Published 17/09/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Henley-On-Klip, Gauteng, South Africa
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a residential boarding school with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12 students write the Independent Examination Board (IEB) National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, CV with names of three contactable references, copy of the highest qualification/s and the copy of identity. Interested candidates must register their profile at https://owlag.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/ to submit their application. Further information about the Academy can be found on its website (www.owlag.co.za)

Regrettably emailed, faxed and hand delivered applications will not be considered. Only applications submitted through the SkillsMap portal will be considered. Only suitably qualified applications will be considered. Should you not hear from us by 31 October 2020, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Academy reserves the right not to fill this position.

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

Job Functions Academic
Industries Academic
●Relevant degree and a professional teaching qualification.
●Proof of registration with SACE.
●At least 3-5 years of effective teaching in a similar position.
●Extensive understanding of high school English Home Language curriculum
●Ability to identify students’ gaps and deficits.
●A passion for enquiry based, student-centred learning.
●A working knowledge of the latest educational trends.
●Experience in teaching Advanced Programme English would be an advantage
●Experience in DOE or IEB teaching, marking and/or moderation will serve as an added advantage
●Willingness to learn how to use and implement the Neurosequential Model of Education (NME) in your teaching.

●Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
●Willingness to participate in the broader life of the Academy and to contribute positively to the ethos of the school.
●An ability to work effectively as an individual and in teams.
●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.
Job Closing Date 01/10/2020