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Tuesday, 21 January 2020 07:48

Visual Arts and History

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.

Visual Arts and History

The Girls’ College invites applications for the abovementioned position which will be available from 1 May 2020, 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 passion for the arts and humanities
  • Previous experience in an IEB school will be a distinct advantage
  • A sound and progressive understanding of international trends in girls’ education and 21st century learning
  • A high level of organisational, administrative and communication skills
  • The ability to be an integral and visionary member of the academic team
  • An interest and vision for a student-centred holistic education programme
  • A willingness to integrate technology into teaching and learning
  • A commitment to on-going personal and professional development
  • A sound and progressive understanding of the South African curriculum
  • 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 mural activities
  • Proof of registration with SACE
  • Any staff member working within a school is required to have a sexual offender’s clearance certificate

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 31 January 2020 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

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

Peter Place | Lyme Park | Sandton | 2191 Private Bag 2 | Randburg | 2125 | South Africa

www.stithian.com

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Monday, 20 January 2020 10:02

Business Studies (Grade 10 - 12)

Elmar College
~ Pretoria, Gauteng ~

Elmar College is an institution where students and future leaders get quality education. The College provides numerous opportunities for students to discover and nurture their potential. At Elmar College we see education as an opportunity to better oneself and become someone in life. It is important to go out and make a difference!

Elmar College would like to invite applications from suitably qualified educators for the following vacant position:

Business Studies (Grades 10 - 12)

Minimum requirements:

  • Recognised, appropriate qualification
  • SACE Registration

The school reserves the right not to make an appointment. An application does not necessarily entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

http://www.elmarcollege.co.za/

 

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Friday, 17 January 2020 12:38

Mathematics Coordinator

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’ PREPARATORY

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.

Mathematics Coordinator

The Girls’ Preparatory invites suitably qualified and experienced educators to apply for the above-mentioned position. The Mathematics Coordinator is required to work from 1 May 2020 (negotiable) at the Girls’ Preparatory as part of a dynamic and highly responsive existing team who work with students across the Foundation, Intermediate and Senior Phases.

The requirements for this position are: 

  • Minimum qualification is a B. Ed Degree in Mathematics or equivalent 
  • Fundamentally future-oriented approach to teaching and learning
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in teaching Mathematics
  • Experience in managing and mentoring a diverse mathematics department would be an advantage
  • Ability to take initiative and to act decisively
  • Sound knowledge of Grade 3 – 7 Mathematics with a passion for the subject. High School experience would also be beneficial
  • Willingness to collaborate with other Heads of Departments on Campus to further curriculum development and a love of mathematics
  • Willingness to research and share contemporary trends in latest and best practice for all students needing diverse support interventions and/or extension opportunities
  • Sound and progressive understanding of the South African curriculum and international trends in education
  • Commitment to on-going personal and professional development 
  • The ability to differentiate and moderate the curriculum to complement our innovative approach to education
  • Experience in and/or an understanding of Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) would be an advantage
  • Experience in developing learning and teaching material and assessment practices per IEB requirements and the needs of the students
  • Proficiency and experience in integrating iPad based activities into learning would be an advantage
  • Well-developed EQ, mindfulness and emotional agility
  • Excellent analytical, communication, intrapersonal and administrative skills
  • Proof of registration with SACE and sexual offender’s clearance certificate
  • Awareness of the character of the school and willingness to commit to work within the Christian ethos, co-curricular activities and pastoral approach of the College

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 31 January 2020 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

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

40 Peter Place | Lyme Park | Sandton | 2191 Private Bag 2 | Randburg | 2125 | South Africa
www.stithian.com

 

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Thursday, 16 January 2020 11:11

Sound Technician

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 Park. We are committed to providing quality education to day and boarding pupils from Grade 0000 to 12.

Sound Technician (College)

Uplands seeks to employ a Junior Sound Technician whose strengths will lie in good verbal and written communication as well as being energetic, analytical and results-driven.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Manage audio volume and sound qualities at live events
  • Set up and take down equipment and perform sound checks
  • Meet with the various stakeholders to determine the desired sounds for performances
  • Monitor equipment for needed repairs and test recording equipment when required
  • Possess sound equipment and acoustic experience
  • Be well organised and understand the value of team work
  • Ideally be studying towards relevant qualification

Commencement date: As Soon As Possible

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence. Qualified candidates are requested to apply by completing an application form available on https://uplands.co.za/vacancies/

Uplands is an equal opportunities employer. Submission of application forms 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.

https://uplands.co.za/

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Wednesday, 15 January 2020 13:29

Grade 3 Foundation Phase 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.

BOYS’ PREPARATORY

At the Boys’ Prep, 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.

Grade 3 Foundation Phase Teacher

The Boys’ Preparatory invites applications for the abovementioned position which will be available from 1 May 2020 (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 and appropriate educational experience, specialising in Foundation Phase education, particularly in boys’ education
  • A sound and progressive understanding of the South African curriculum and international trends in education
  • A passion for teaching and an understanding of the development of young boys
  • The ability to foster and sustain positive relationships with all stakeholders
  • An ability to be flexible, innovative and embrace change
  • Computer literacy and experience in integrating IT into your teaching and learning
  • A fundamentally future-orientated approach to teaching and learning
  • An unequivocal commitment to working as part of an accomplished team
  • A commitment to on-going personal and professional development
  • An awareness of the nature of the school and willingness to commit to its all-round ethos, co-curricular activities and pastoral approach
  • Ability to embrace diversity
  • 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 31 January 2020 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

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

Peter Place | Lyme Park | Sandton | 2191 Private Bag 2 | Randburg | 2125 | South Africa

www.stithian.com

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Wednesday, 15 January 2020 13:04

Marketing Manager

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 Park. We are committed to providing quality education to day (Grade 0000 – Grade 12) and boarding pupils (Grade 4 – Grade 12).

Uplands seeks to appoint a passionate Marketing Manager, whose strengths will lie in good verbal, listening and written communication as well as being an energetic, creative, innovative, and result-driven.

The successful applicant will:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Business Administration or a similar qualification.
  • Preferable to have more than 5 years’ experience in education marketing.
  • Possess strong organisational and administrative skills.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of contemporary marketing methods including an ability to utilise modern technologies to market effectively.
  • Create, develop and promote a strong Uplands brand
  • Be responsible for the development and execution of the overall marketing strategy for the whole school.
  • Manage the Marketing Team, ensuring exceptional client service levels at all times.
  • Attend training to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills and independently develop skills as applicable. 

Commencement date: ASAP

Qualified candidates are requested to apply by completing an application form available from Uplands Vacancies at: https://uplands.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Vacancies-Application-Form.pdf or by submitting a CV not exceeding three pages and the contact details of two referees.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence. 

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 Francis College
~ Benoni, Gauteng ~

St Francis is an independent School based in Benoni .We cater for both boys and girls from Grade 0 to Grade 12 .We follow the GDE syllabus and are a registered as an organisation not for gain as our mission is not profits but education .

At St Francis it is our mission to:

  • To provide a high standard of education to the child.
  • To develop every learner's academic, social and moral abilities.
  • To provide a secure environment in which teaching can take place effectively.
  • To provide opportunity and encouragement so that each learner may leave St Francis College as a self-confident, socially balanced person, well prepared for life.

St Francis College requires the services of a Full-Time Senior Mathematics/Mathematical Literacy Teacher.

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Be SACE registered
  • have a passion for education as a profession
  • have excellent planning, organisational and administrative skills
  • have the required academic and professional qualifications
  • have an energetic positive approach to their vocation
  • have knowledge of the CAPS curriculum
  • have a dynamic teaching personality
  • be required to be involved in sport/extra murals

Applicants must be enthusiastic, fully qualified and registered with SACE.
The successful candidate will be one who can build confidence and make children believe in themselves.
Personal commitment to Christian education and a willingness to contribute to the values and ethos of the School is essential.

This position is available with effect 17 February 2020 ( Or earlier)

Closing date for applications:
Friday 24 January 2020

St Francis College reserves the right not to fill this position. An application does not necessarily entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

http://stfrancis.org.za/

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Epworth School
~ Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal ~

HEAD OF SCHOOL AND PRINCIPAL OF THE HIGH SCHOOL

Epworth, founded in 1898 and situated on a beautiful, secure 15-hectare campus in Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg (KwaZulu-Natal) is one of South Africa’s leading independent schools.

Leveraging a successful 121-year history of excellence and caring, Epworth is a uniquely co-educational preparatory and pre-primary, and an all-girls’ high school grounded in the Methodist ethos, where children from all faiths are welcome.

Epworth is a member of the Independent Schools Association of South Africa and registered with the Independent Examinations Board. The school has an outstanding record in preparing pupils for the modern world and offers an excellent academic and co-curricular programme. Epworth has an inspirational tradition, which we cherish, and we look forward to an innovative and exciting future.

We see it as our responsibility to inspire achievement in a diverse and nurturing environment; to embrace differences; to encourage collaboration; and to promote our motto of faith, com-passion and courage. We seek a transformative leader with a strategic vision who will inspire the pupils, staff, parents, alumni and the wider Epworth community as a passionate advocate for the education of the individual pupil.

As Head of School, you will have responsibility for the High School as well as Epworth School in its entirety. You will be working closely with the Deputy Heads: Academic and Pastoral of the High School, the Principal and Deputy Principal of the Preparatory School and the Business Manager to drive and achieve all that Epworth exemplifies.

This position reports directly to the Board of Governors.

POSITION: HEAD OF SCHOOL AND PRINCIPAL OF THE HIGH SCHOOL

COMMENCEMENT DATE: 1 January 2021

PURPOSE: To provide strategic vision and inspirational leadership to all areas of school life and to promote the school in the wider community.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

The successful applicant will meet the following requirements:

  • Have a recognised educational degree qualification
  • SACE registration
  • Have at least 5 years’ experience in school management and/or headship level
  • Minimum 10 years’ school teaching experience with a varied, professional, educational track record of excellence
  • A passion for excellence in balanced education
  • A leadership style that values strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as teamwork
  • Strong organisational leadership
  • An understanding of, or experience in, a boarding environment
  • An ongoing personal commitment to professional development
  • An interest in, and a commitment to, managing an educational environment with global relevance in a contemporary South African context 
  • Knowledge and experience in curriculum development, financial management and community relations 
  • IEB experience will be advantageous
  • Be prepared to uphold the Methodist Ethos and Values of the School

ROLE/JOB PROFILE:

  • Overall control of and accountability for the smooth running of Epworth School in its entirety, and the High School, in particular
  • Provide professional, educational, operational and institutional leadership within Epworth School andthe wider community
  • Be responsible for articulating the mission and strategic vision of Epworth
  • Work closely and collaborate with the Principal of the Preparatory School, the Business Manager and the Deputy Heads 
  • Manage and ensure the smooth running of the Boarding Establishment
  • Develop the boarding model at Epworth into a world-class facility
  • Work in close co-operation with the School Chaplain for the overall spiritual development of all members of the Epworth community
  • Encourage best practice in all areas of Epworth and manage, appraise and motivate staff to become role models and experts in their educational fields 
  • Maintain sound relationships with all stakeholders including, but not limited to, pupils, parents, staff, the School Chaplain, Epworthians, Foundation, Governors and Trustees, the Methodist Church and the wider community 
  • Oversee all academic and co-curricular programmes, in line with the concept that Epworth offers a holistic education
  • Together with the Business Manager, ensure prudent financial and budgetary management of the Schools’ Finances
  • Understand and commit to transformation, diversity and inclusivity
  • Ensure application, evaluation and development of policies and procedures
  • Ensure all applicable legislative compliance
  • Ensure sound Corporate Governance

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please submit:

  • Answers to accompanying questions (below)
  • Motivation Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact details of three referees

Instructions to applicant:

These questions are NOT intended to be philosophical responses, rather conversation-style opinions.
Maximum of 100 words per question please.
Enjoy the exercise!

Questions

  1. What books are you currently reading?
  2. What are your favourite Leadership books of all time? Few reasons why?
  3. Your favourite quote? (on any subject)
  4. Where is your favourite holiday destination – in reality and in your mind? Give reasons why? 
  5. Two achievements in your life (one personal, one professional) of which you are extremely proud? 
  6. Some favourite things – and why?
    - Food?
    - Colour?
    - Leisure time activities (give us more than one)?
  7. Finish this sentence “If I could begin to change the world by just doing one thing, I would… 
  8. What saddens you most about today’s world?
  9. What excites you most about today’s world?
  10. Is Faith/Spirituality important to you – and why?
  11. The charity/NPO organisation you support – and why?
  12. How do you encourage teamwork?
  13. Who was your favourite school teacher and why?
  14. What are four items on your bucket-list?
  15. If you could invite three people (from any time in history, well-known or otherwise) to dine with you, who would they be and give one reason why you would invite them.

EPWORTH SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT NOT TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR THIS POSITION OR TO ONLY APPOINT A PRINCIPAL OF THE HIGH SCHOOL.
AN APPLICATION IN ITSELF DOES NOT ENTITLE THE APPLICANT TO AN INTERVIEW.

http://www.epworth.co.za/

 

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