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Friday, 26 February 2021 12:12

PRINCIPAL

Get Ahead College
"Where every child feels worthy and validated"
~ Komani (Queenstown), Eastern Cape ~

Get Ahead College, a co-educational, independent school, within Get Ahead Schools, is situated in Komani (Queenstown) in the Eastern Cape. Established in 2008, Get Ahead College aspires to be the leading STREAM school in Africa, creating an environment of innovative thinking and empowering all students to become independent contributing citizens of society. We are guided by our values that promote a Christian ethos based on respect, honesty and love.

PRINCIPAL

THE OPPORTUNITY

This is an exciting time to join Get Ahead Schools as the new Principal of Get Ahead College. An inspirational educator and leader, the Principal will provide strategic leadership to the newly drafted strategy - Vision for Excellence 2025 - driving our mission and ensuring long term sustainability. Reporting to the Executive Head and collaborating with a motivated and committed staff team, the Principal will oversee the operational and strategic aspects of the school, ensuring academic excellence, social emotional learning and a community of care for students and staff. The appointment date is 01 May 2021.

KEY LEADERSHIP ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Actively support, model and promote the Christian ethos of the College. 
  • Support, promote and implement the four pillars of the Vision for Excellence, namely Innovation Mindset, Skilled for Life, Learning for All and Workplace of Choice.
  • Provide innovative and authentic leadership to all staff and students.
  • Manage and strengthen relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Critically evaluate academic progress and intervention programmes. 
  • Drive enrolment, maximise retention and execute strategies to reduce student turnover.
  • Initiate and support staff professional development. 
  • Financial management. 
  • Implementation of an after school programme focussed on 21st century skills.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: 

  • Relevant professional qualifications and SACE registration.
  • A minimum of 3 years progressive school management experience in the position of Principal or Deputy Principal. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong team player. 
  • Excellent command of English and able to effectively communicate and interact with all stakeholders. 
  • Expertise to contribute towards strategic financial planning.
  • An understanding of the legislative framework of independent schools.

The school reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be asked to provide
further documentation, such as certified copies of qualifications, SACE registration and police clearance.

https://gac.getahead.org.za/

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Tuesday, 23 February 2021 09:14

Fixed Term Music Teacher (Preparatory)

Uplands
“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.

https://uplands.co.za/

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St Stithians College
~ Johannesburg, Gauteng ~

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.

BOYS’ COLLEGE & PREPARATORY

We strive to develop the character and potential of every young man entrusted into our care, through our academic, sport, cultural, leadership and outreach offerings. We believe that a boy-friendly education creates a cornerstone for developing young men of character.

Part-Time Music Teacher
Electric Guitar (Contract Post)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills and competencies to take on this position immediately.

The requirements of the position: 

  • A suitable professional qualification i.e. a degree or diploma in music or equivalent experience, having specialised in electric guitar 
  • Appropriate educational experience 
  • Experience in teaching electric guitar up to grade 8 level according to the Rockschool and Trinity Rock & Pop syllabi 
  • The candidate will be responsible to prepare students for the practical component of subject music up to Grade 12 
  • The ability to train ensemble groups and source the necessary repertoire for group work 
  • Good organisational skills, preferably experience in organising musical groups and/or events 
  • The willingness and ability to teach beginners 
  • Previous experience in teaching in an IEB school will be an advantage 
  • Fully computer literate with the ability to incorporate technology in the classroom and for administrative tasks 
  • The willingness to perform with ensembles within the department at special occasions 
  • Vibrant, hard-working and enthusiastic candidates who work well in a team and who believe they would be an asset to this exuberant department 
  • An awareness of the nature of the school and willingness to commit to its all-round ethos, co-curricular activities and pastoral approach 
  • Proof of registration with SACE supported by a sexual offender’s clearance certificate

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 26 February 2021
https://stithian.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/

Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the link above only
Please note that due to technical issues applicants should use a PC and not a phone, notepad, etc. to create an account

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes appointments within the context of its transformation imperatives

The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

www.stithian.com

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Tuesday, 16 February 2021 15:23

PA TO DEPUTY HEADS

St Anne’s Diocesan College
~ Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal ~

St Anne’s Diocesan College provides an excellent, balanced and globally relevant education in a caring boarding environment from Grade 8 to Grade 12

Applications are invited for the role of
PA TO DEPUTY HEADS
Commencing 19 April 2021

The successful applicant will be: 

  • a person with a flair for written and spoken English
  • one who has a Diploma in Office Management, Business Administration or a similar qualification
  • a person who has a proven record as an excellent PA, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience 
  • experienced in school IEB administration 
  • accurate and skilled in writing numerous minutes from meetings 
  • proficient in general computer skills including the Microsoft Office suite 
  • familiar with EdAdmin, preferably 
  • able to communicate effectively telephonically and electronically 
  • an accurate record keeper 
  • proactive and flexible in adjusting routines and schedules 
  • a person with excellent people skills who can work well under pressure 
  • able to build relationships and work effectively in a team
  • one who has a good rapport with adolescents 
  • willing to assist in various activities and to go the extra mile 
  • ideally, contribute to the diversity of the College’s academic staff

Closing Date: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Members of staff are expected to support the Christian ethos of the school. The College reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment, and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.

REFLECT | EMBRACE | REACH OUT
https://www.stannes.co.za

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Tuesday, 16 February 2021 07:05

DEPUTY HEAD: ACADEMIC STRATEGY AND INNOVATION

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

DEPUTY HEAD: ACADEMIC STRATEGY AND INNOVATION
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

http://www.herschel.org.za/

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Friday, 12 February 2021 14:01

Locum Music Teacher

St Stithians College
~ Johannesburg, Gauteng ~

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.

GIRLS’ COLLEGE

Within the Girls’ College we strive to produce confident young women who are able to lead a life of conviction and purpose.
The College’s Methodist focus offers our young women important guiding principles enabling of this life of purpose which is central to the Saints Honour Code, namely “Honour God, Honour others and Honour self”. The Girls’ College provides a safe, nurturing and inclusive community where young women are encouraged to explore, experiment and investigate.

Locum Music Teacher

The Girls’ College invites applications for the above-mentioned position which will be available from 28 April 2021, negotiable. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills and competencies to take on this position.

The requirements for this position are: 

  • A suitable professional qualification, i.e. a degree or diploma in Music 
  • A PGCE or equivalent qualification will be an advantage 
  • Experience in teaching subject music 
  • Previous experience in an IEB school will be a distinct advantage 
  • The ability to play and teach the piano 
  • Experience and the ability to teach music theory according to the ABRSM syllabi 
  • The ability and willingness to assist with the school choir and orchestra 
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills, and experience in organising music events 
  • The willingness to perform with ensemble groups within the department at special occasions 
  • The ability to accompany chapel worship on the piano or organ 
  • The ability and willingness to incorporate technology in the classroom and for administrative tasks 
  • Previous experience teaching in girls’ schools will be an advantage 
  • An awareness of the nature of the school and willingness to commit to its all-round ethos, co-curricular activities and pastoral approach 
  • Proof of registration with SACE supported by a sexual offender’s clearance certificate

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 24 February 2021 https://stithian.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/

Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the link above only.
Please note that due to technical issues applicants should use a PC and not a phone, notepad, etc. to create an account.

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes appointments within the context of its transformation imperatives

The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short- listed candidates will be contacted

www.stithian.com

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Calling Academy
~ Stellenbosch, Western Cape ~

Calling Education is a non-profit company with a Christian foundation and ethos. The very name of the school reflects that the school’s origin is in the calling of the Lord. The Christian ethos of the school ties in strongly with the drive for relevance as we strive to help boys see their lives in the context of this calling.

All boys are expected to buy into an ethos of hard work and dedication in the light of a personal vision of life. Furthermore, respect for and kindness towards adults and each other is a crucial part of the school’s ethos. Gratefulness is strongly encouraged in learners.

Attracting the best possible teachers to Calling Academy is at the core of our vision. We would rather have outstanding teachers teaching in average facilities, than have average teachers teaching in outstanding facilities. Building a top teaching team with a great team culture is one of our very highest priorities.

Calling Academy invites applications from suitably qualified, highly motivated and versatile educators for the following vacancy which becomes available on 01 April 2021:

Life Sciences (Gr 8 - 11) and Maths Literacy (Gr 10 - 11)

Minimum requirements: 

  • Appropriate qualification
  • SACE Registration

The school reserves the right not to fill this position. An application does not necessarily entitle the applicant to an interview. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

https://www.callingeducation.org.za/

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Get Ahead College
~ Komani, Eastern Cape ~

Get Ahead is a vibrant and happy school that offers a disciplined progressive environment wherein all our students can flourish. Our dedicated staff are focused on ensuring that all our students always work to the best of their ability. We offer a full curriculum and extra-mural programme with enough variety to appeal to the different strengths of our students..

Get Ahead College is built on the foundations of the Christian faith. We are committed to nurture our students both spiritually and emotionally for them to become good upstanding citizens, who believe in themselves and who are proud of their communities.

Get Ahead College in Komani, Eastern Cape, is looking for a suitably qualified, dynamic, motivated and innovative educator for the position of:

GRADE 8-12 AFRIKAANS FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE TEACHER (FULL TIME POSITION)

Only applicants meeting the following minimum requirements will be considered:

  • requisite professional qualifications (minimum Bed or BA degree with PGCE),
  • full SACE registration,
  • desire to be involved in the extra-curricular activities of the school,
  • able and willing to uphold the Christian ethos, mission and values of the school,
  • knowledge of how to interact appropriately with staff, parents, scholars and our community,
  • evidence of clearance with the Child Protection Act and Sexual Offences Register, or ability to obtain such clearance.

It would be advantageous if the candidate:

  • has the ability to teach another subject in addition to Afrikaans FAL,
  • has an effective and innovative approach to teaching with the ability to motivate students,
  • is comfortable using electronic/digital technology to support learning,
  • has knowledge of how to encourage a broad range of thinking skills in the classroom.

An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or an appointment. Applicants who do not meet the requirements of the advertised post will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications, should take it that their applications have not been successful.

Get Ahead College reserves the right not to fill this post.

https://gac.getahead.org.za/

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Harvest Christian School
~ Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape ~

Harvest Christian School situated in Walmer, Port Elizabeth and established by Harvest Church in 1987, consists of a Pre-Primary, a Primary and a High School, and follows the IEB curriculum. The school exists to serve the Christian family, with whom we partner, to train and disciple young people in a biblical worldview for growth, excellence and influence.

Due to the operational requirements of the School, the following High School position is available from the second term 2021:

Full Time High School Teacher: Physical Science Grade 8-12

The successful applicant will need: 

  • Appropriate qualification and experience in teaching at a High School level. 
  • Experience with IEB is advantageous. 
  • Candidates should be in possession of an S.A.C.E. registration certificate or be eligible for registration. 
  • To be a serving member of a local Christian Church with a personal testimony of a living faith. The incumbent will be willing to uphold the Vision and Mission of the School and support the core values of the School.

We seek a dynamic, creative and committed teacher with strong interpersonal skills, a living faith and a willingness to participate fully in the life of the School. 

Please note that Harvest Christian School reserves the right not to make an appointment. Submission of an application does not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. If no communication has been received a month after the closing date, the application must be regarded as unsuccessful.

http://www.harvestschool.co.za/

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