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Primary School Afrikaans Teacher - Ormonde

The Programme 

Nova Pioneer Ormonde is looking for a superstar Afrikaans teacher to teach in their Primary School! This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic teacher to empower students using an enquiry-based learning approach and to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century. 
  
About the Role: 
  
We are looking for amazing Resident teacher to teach Afrikaans to grades R to grade 6. Second language teachers lead instruction of their language across multiple grades and classrooms and are responsible for driving a rigorous, enquiry-based learning environment the Nova Pioneer way. Resident teachers are supported by Deans of Instruction who partner with them in their growth journey - Observing lessons, providing feedback and coaching. Resident teachers support and mentor apprentice teachers. See below to learn more about the teaching model at Nova Pioneer. 

What You Will Do 

  • Work closely with learning designers to design impactful lessons. 
  • Deliver impactful and engaging enquiry-based lessons supported by technology to enhance instructional delivery. 
  • Observe, coach and be a model teacher for Apprentices teachers. 
  • Infuse joy and passion for learning into lessons so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence. 
  • Set and communicate rigorous and ambitious goals for all students and provide student feedback so they internalize it. 
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student progress. Use assessment data to adjust instructional content and delivery techniques accordingly. 
  • Attend weekly feedback meetings with Deans and learning designers to enhance teaching practices. 
  • Fully participate in opportunities for professional growth including daily team meetings and reflections, weekly professional development meetings, instructional coaching, and organisation wide learning and reflection. 
  • Communicate regularly with parents through e-mail, telephone and parent-teacher conferences. 
  • Contribute to and participate in co-curricular programming for at least one activity in the course of a term.
  • Participate in a variety of collaborative teams and committees, fulfil supervision duties as assigned including some morning, evening and weekend events. 

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or Bachelor’s Degree & Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) - With a focus in Foundation Phase. 
  • SACE registered. 
  • Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing in the language of instruction (Afrikaans). 
  • Must have majored in school OR have experience in teaching Afrikaans as a first or second language. 
  • Experience and/or understanding of Cambridge curriculum objectives would be an advantage. 
  • Ability to lead a classroom independently. 
  • You love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student. 
  • You have a deep understanding of children and you know how to connect with the  specific age group that you teach. 
  • You have an understanding of and passion for enquiry based, student-centered learning. 
  • You are a team player  and you enjoy  group problem solving. 
  • You are adept at using technology for instruction. 
     
Closed 8 days ago
Closed 8 days ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Education

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    South Africa (South

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  • Closing Date:15th Jan 2022, 6:00 pm

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