Tuesday, 23 February 2021 09:14

Fixed Term Music Teacher (Preparatory)

“Today’s thinking child is tomorrow’s achiever”
~ White River, Mpumalanga ~

Uplands is an Anglican, innovative, co-educational, independent school located on an extensive estate in White River, close to the Kruger National Park. We are committed to providing quality education to day (Grade 0000 – Grade 12) and boarding pupils (Grade 4 – Grade 12).

Uplands School is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) and the Anglican Board of Education (ABE) and offers examinations set by the Independent Examination Board (IEB).

Fixed Term Music Teacher (Preparatory)
Commencement date: 05 April 2021

Uplands seeks to appoint a passionate and dynamic Music Teacher, whose strengths will lie in good verbal and written communication as well as being an energetic, analytical and results-driven teacher.

The successful applicant will: 

  • Possess a suitable professional qualification, a PGCE or equivalent qualification will be an advantage. 
  • Have relevant music teaching experience and previous experience in an IEB school will be a distinct advantage. 
  • Have the ability to play and teach the piano. 
  • Be able to and have experience in teaching music theory according to the ABRSM syllabi. 
  • Be able to assist with the school choir. 
  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills, and experience in organising music events. 
  • Be willing to perform with ensemble groups within the department at special occasions. 
  • Possess the ability to accompany chapel worship on the piano, as well as leading hymn singing sessions. 
  • Be innovative, embrace technology in the classroom and have a positive attitude along with genuine passion to make a difference in the pupil’s lives. 
  • Be willing to participate in and understand the value of team work within the organisation and the extra-curricular program. 
  • Must be SACE registered.

Please use the reference: Prep Music Teacher
Closing date: 08 March 2021

Uplands is an equal opportunities employer. Submission of a CV does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and Uplands reserves the right not to make an appointment.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.

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Tuesday, 16 February 2021 07:05


Herschel Girls School
~ Cape Town, Western Cape ~

Herschel Girls School, founded in 1922, situated in Claremont, Cape Town, is an independent Anglican school for girls from Pre-Nursery to Grade 12. We welcome pupils and staff from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Herschel is committed to transformation and is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that gives preference, where appropriate in accordance with its Employment Equity Plan, to candidates from the designated groups. The School reserves the right not to make an appointment. Failure to meet the requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Herschel Girls Senior School seeks to appoint a

to commence duties on 1 July 2021

Herschel Girls School seeks to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking Deputy Head to lead Herschel’s academic strategy. Please note that the descriptors below indicate the focus of this position (Leadership, Academic Strategy, and Innovation). The position would also include the daily administration of academics and the associated deputy-level functions.

We are looking for a person who will: 

  • Be an active supporter and implementer of the School’s Transformation, Equity and Belonging philosophy and practice and be genuinely committed to growth and change 
  • Uphold the School’s core values, which include dignity, respect, integrity, kindness, courage, authenticity and commitment 
  • Be a passionate advocate for the education of young adults 
  • Possess a post-graduate qualification and demonstrate a clear capacity to manage and lead in the field of Academics, supported by an impressive track record 
  • Possess exceptional communication skills and organisational abilities, and demonstrate an inclusive and collaborative leadership style which inspires teachers and students alike. The candidate will need to provide strong leadership that results in authentic, rigorous and inspiring teaching and learning opportunities for students and teachers. 
  • Research academic curricula and assessment strategies to support innovation and the continued growth and development of the school’s academic ethos 
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of a School culture and environment which is holistic and enables young women to thrive and to learn to make a difference 
  • Be a progressive-thinking, active and valued member of the School’s Senior Executive Team 
  • Be skillful and innovative in the use of technology to support the blended learning environment 
  • Be supportive of the Christian Anglican ethos of the School. 
  • Experience within the Independent Examination Board (IEB) would be an advantage

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