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 globally.
The Girls’ Preparatory invites applications for the above-mentioned full-time position which will be available from 1 January 2021(negotiable). Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills, disposition, and competencies to take on this position.
•A suitable professional teaching qualification from a recognised institution and a minimum of 5 years appropriate educational experience
•The ability and experience in teaching up to and including Grade 7
•Previous experience in an IEB school is an advantage
•Exposure to Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) curricula would be an advantage
•A high level of organisational, managerial and administrative skills
•The ability to create and sustain relationships with students and staff in a girls’ school environment
•An unequivocal commitment to team teaching in a busy department
•A passion for teaching and the proven ability to create a positive learning environment and to motivate and inspire learners to flourish as skilled and agile learners
•Willingness to embrace rapid changes in education and an interest and ability to integrate IT into your teaching and learning and to progress the development of, and the delivery of, online learning and assessment
•A sound and progressive understanding of the South African curriculum and international trends in education, particularly Inquiry Based Learning, and an openness to ongoing personal learning and development
•A willingness to work within the values, Christian ethos and mission of the College as well as to participate in the broader life of the school, including extra murals
•Proof of registration with SACE supported by a sexual offender’s clearance certificate