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Substitute Assistant Teachers for Primary School

The Programme

Nova Pioneer is looking for Assistant Teachers to help in our Pre-Primary and Primary School (grades 000 - 6) at our schools in South Africa.  
This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring teacher who is currently studying their BEd qualification or completing their PGCE to learn from a team that is deeply committed to the development of our people and our children.  
You will partner with your Resident Teacher to empower students using an enquiry-based learning approach and be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century. 

What You Will Do 

  • Help and support Resident teachers to deliver impactful and engaging enquiry-based lessons supported by technology to enhance instructional delivery. 
  • Infuse joy and passion for learning into lessons so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence. 
  • Help to set and communicate rigorous and ambitious goals for all students and provide student feedback so they internalize it. 
  • Work collaboratively with the resident teacher to conduct ongoing assessment of student progress. Use assessment data to adjust instructional content and delivery techniques accordingly. 
  • Attend weekly feedback meetings with resident teachers and Deans to enhance teaching practices.
  • Fully participate in opportunities for professional growth including daily team meetings and reflections, weekly professional development meetings, instructional coaching, and organization wide learning and reflection. 

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • You are currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Education OR a Bachelor’s Degree + Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). 
  • You are not a qualified teacher in the year 2020. 
  • You are specializing in either ECD (Grades 000-00), Foundation phase (Grades R-3) or Intermediate phase (Grade 4-7). 
  • You are provisionally SACE registered. 
  • You have English and Mathematics teaching experience or curriculum knowledge - Experience in Singapore Maths and THRASS (English) is not compulsory but ideal. 
  • Experience and/or understanding of Cambridge curriculum objectives would be an advantage. 
  • If you teach specialist subjects such as Science, History, IsiZulu etc. in grades 4 to 6, you should have done the relevant specialist subject in university or have a deep understanding of the subject. 
Closing in 16 days
Closing in 16 days
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
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  • Locations:

    Gauteng (South Africa)

  • Closing Date:13th Mar 2021, 6:00 pm


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