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Academic Support Teacher


1 May 2021 or sooner

St John’s Preparatory is a leading South African, Anglican school situated on a magnificent campus in Houghton, Johannesburg, offering quality education from Pre-Primary to Grade 7. It forms part of St John’s College. The school has an outstanding record in preparing young boys for College and offers an excellent academic curriculum which is enriched with music, art, drama and sport.

We seek to appoint a dynamic and proactive Academic Support Teacher who will report to the Headmaster of St John’s Preparatory School.

The successful candidate should:

  • Have a suitable degree and a teaching qualification, and be registered with SACE
  • Display excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Be able to interact positively with parents and therapists
  • Be able to develop and sustain new ideas, including effectively tracking boys’ progress
  • Be able to identify boys in need of academic support and work with teachers in the classroom to provide this
  • Be able to incorporate training in academic support skills into the staff development programme
  • Be able to develop and manage a flexible system of accommodations
  • Have a sound practical knowledge of the curriculum
  • Have an appreciation of the traditions and Anglican ethos of the school
  • The ability to teach English at a Grade 6 or 7 level would be an advantage.

Please submit your CV, together with the names of three referees, to:

The appointment of candidates is at the sole discretion of St John’s College, taking into account factors such as St John’s College Employment Equity Policy. Applications are welcomed from South African citizens only or persons with a valid work permit. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from St John’s College within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.

Closing Date
St John's Preparatory School, Houghton, Johannesburg
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