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Substitute Student Teachers - Primary School

The Programme 

Nova Pioneer is looking for Student Teachers to help support short term cover 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 4th year 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. 
  • Work collaboratively with the resident teacher to conduct ongoing assessment of student progress. Use assessment data to adjust instructional content and delivery techniques accordingly.
  • 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 2021. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • You love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student. 
  • You have an understanding of and passion for enquiry based, student-centered learning. 
  • You have a deep understanding of children and you know how to connect with the specific age group that you teach. 
  • You are deeply committed to your development as a teacher and welcome constructive feedback, translating feedback into improvements and innovations in your approach and in your classroom. 
  • You are able to work within a team-based environment and collaborate with other resident teachers, apprentice teachers and deans. 
  • You communicate openly and effectively with your colleagues. 
  • You are adept at using technology for instruction. 
Closed 7 months ago
Closed 7 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
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  • Locations:

    Johannesburg (South Africa)

  • Closing Date:24th Jan 2022, 6:00 pm


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