South Africa

Teacher: Mathematics

Company Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls
Reference # MAT1
Published 13/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Henley-On-Klip, Gauteng, South Africa
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a residential boarding school with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12 students write the Independent Examination Board (IEB) National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, CV with names of three contactable references, copy of the highest qualification/s and the copy of identity. Interested candidates must register their profile at https://owlag.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/ to submit their application. Further information about the Academy can be found on its website (www.owlag.co.za)
Regrettably emailed, faxed and hand-delivered applications will not be considered. Only suitably qualified applications submitted through the SkillsMap portal will be considered. Should you not hear from us by 31 March 2020, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Academy reserves the right not to fill this position.

The Academy is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) and is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Functions Academic
Industries Academic
●Relevant degree or a professional teaching qualification.
●Proof of up to date registration with SACE.
●A master teacher with relevant teaching experience. Such experience must be recent and must at least have been attained over the past five years.
●Experience in teaching Advanced Programme Mathematics (APM) for the past five years, up to Grade 12 level will be of an advantage.
●Ability to teach Junior Grades with success (a consistent average of 70%).
●An understanding of teaching Girl students.
●An understanding of teaching students with learning gaps and deficits.
●Ability and skill to identify students' deficits and bridge them.
●An understanding of the DBE and IEB assessments as well as their curriculum frameworks.
●Knowledge of curriculum design and an ability to design a mathematics curriculum.

●An ability to map a mathematics curriculum from Grade R to 12 and beyond.
●Working knowledge of the latest trends in education, particularly trends in mathematics education.
●IEB experience marking and moderation will be of an advantage.
●A passion for enquiry based, student-centred learning.
●Ability and willingness to mentor students.
●Willingness to learn how to use and implement the Neurosequential Model in Education (NME) in your teaching.
●Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
●An ability to work effectively as an individual and in teams.
●Willingness to participate in the broader life of the Academy and to contribute positively to the ethos of the Academy.
●A commitment to personal growth and the development of others.
●High levels of competence with technology.
● Sound relationship building skills.
● Effective time management.
●Analytical and critical thinking and writing skills.
●Problem-solving skills.
●An ability to delegate effectively.
●Excellent planning and organisational skills.
●Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
●Demonstrate high levels of professionalism.
●Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.

Job Closing Date 21/02/2020
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