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APPLY FOR INTERMEDIATE PHASE MATHS & SCIENCE TEACHER

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APPLY FOR INTERMEDIATE PHASE MATHS & SCIENCE TEACHER

Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Intermediate Phase Teacher for our school based in Midrand Primary! This is an exciting opportunity for dynamic teachers to empower students using an inquiry-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.

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About the Role

We are looking for an amazing Math & Science Teacher to teach intermediate-phase grades. Resident teachers lead instruction and planning for subject or grade level 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 by observing lessons, providing feedback, and coaching. Rteachers support and mentor-apprentice teachers. See below to learn more about the teaching model at Nova Pioneer.

About Nova Pioneer

Imagine a world in wphich every young person across Africa attends a school that truly sets them up for success in the 21st century. A school that cares about individual students and allows them to explore the world around them. A school that focuses more on developing skills than on memorising content. At Nova Pioneer, we have done more than just imagine this future━we are bringing it to life. Nova Pioneer is a pan-African, independent network of schools offering high quality, accessible education from pre-primary through secondary school. Nova Pioneer uses a unique, enquiry-based learning approach that encourages students to ask “why” instead of telling them the “what”. It allows them to form their own thinking through exploration, investigation and collaboration. Nova Pioneer currently has 15 schools in South Africa and Kenya with a vision to launch 100 schools and reach tens of thousands of students across the African continent in the next decade.

About the Role

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Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Work closely with learning designers to design impactful lessons
  • Design and deliver impactful and engaging enquiry-based lessons supported by technology to enhance instructional delivery
  • Observe, coach and be a model teacher for Apprentice 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

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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 email, 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, fulfill supervision duties as assigned, including some morning, evening and weekend events

About You

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Education (B.Ed)
  • SACE registered (Kindly provide registration number and certificate in application 
  • Experience and/or understanding of Cambridge curriculum objectives would be an advantage
  • Ability to lead a classroom independently, with experience in a classroom (practicals included)

Key attributes to succeed in the role:

  • 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.

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Police Clearance (no older than 6 months) 
  • ID Copy / Passport
  • Work Permit (if applicable) 
  • SACE certificate

How to Apply:

APPLY HERE

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