Alexandra Private School Seeking Intermediate and Foundation Phase Teachers:
ABOUT: Kgololo Academy is a private university preparatory school proudly serving scholars in the historic Alexandra Township.
Outlined below are the qualifications and expertise for the position:
BED in Foundation Phase or BED in Intermediate Phase/ PGCE specializing in:
Natural Science and Technology,
Must be SACE registered
Commitment to work from 7:15-15:45
Commitment to work additional hours in order to support the Kgololo Mission
Strong commitment to the community of Alexandra
Ability to work under intense pressure
Track record of resiliency in the face of obstacles
Oral and written fluency in English required
Oral and written fluency in isiZulu (preferred)
Commitment to creating weekly detailed lesson plans
Commitment to doing WHATEVER it takes to help kids succeed.
Work with a team in a dual language literacy programme that promotes English and Zulu bi-literacy and bilingualism.
Assess individual student’s progress and learning needs; demonstrate a relentless focus on helping students achieve.
Communicate students’ progress toward realising academic and character development goals with families on a weekly basis.
Develops, weekly plans, and implements age-appropriate curriculum (lesson plan) to nurture and stimulate all domains of children’s development in their care.
Provides a developmentally appropriate classroom environment that reflects the children’s learning and growth.
Maintain ongoing, open communication with parents.
Ensure that each family receives an opportunity to build strong relationships and experience clear communication with teaching staff.
Plan periodical parent conferences to discuss children’s developmental progress, needs and interests.
Assures a healthy, safe, clean and developmentally appropriate environment for children.
Participate in internal and external professional development opportunities in order to remain abreast of best practices in education.
Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress, attainment and behaviour of one’s students.
POSITION IS NOT A GOOD FIT FOR YOU IF:
You are interested in teaching but not interested in empowering children in Alex
You are looking for a typical teaching position where you leave at 3:00 with no additional responsibilities.
You are not interested in growing If you are not prepared to make lesson plans.
Ongoing Performance Development Training
Laptop to use for preparing lessons
50% Tuition discount for biological child/adopted child at Kgololo Academy
9 weeks of paid leave (over the holidays)
Support of a Teaching Assistant who will assist with day to day activities in the class
Healthy breakfast and lunch prepared at the school cafeteria