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Art Teacher


St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School near Modimolle, and the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College, we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.


Our primary intention is to educate and empower girls, raising them in ways that are responsive to the challenges unique to women. We aim to be the leaders in girls’ education, with the focus on nurturing individual skills and dispositions, equipping girls to engage confidently and with a sense of purpose. Our girls work within a values-based framework in order to make decisions with good intent. The South African context is diverse and dynamic. We raise girls to embrace their heritage and collaborate locally to make a significant contribution nationally and internationally.

Art Teacher

The Girls’ Preparatory invites applications for the above-mentioned position which will be available from 1 January 2021.

We are looking for an Art Specialist, suitably qualified and experienced to work in a vibrant, nurturing and innovative educational environment. Additionally, we require a person who understands the role creativity and design thinking can play in STEAM education, and who has a passion to see girls and women advance in this field. Our teaching and learning environment is team driven, and the applicant must be prepared to collaborate and bring an artist’s perspective to the overall curriculum across Grades 3-7. Experience in Inquiry Based Learning and time spent teaching in an international environment would be a distinct advantage. If you believe you are a dynamic lifelong learner, with the disposition and professional competencies to join us, we look forward to receiving your application.

The requirements for this position are:

  • Relevant specialist degree from a recognised institution
  • Experience in teaching IsiZulu would be an advantage
  • A SAQA accredited or equivalent teaching qualification
  • A sound knowledge of a variety of curricula, including CAPS
  • A thorough understanding of diverse pedagogical approaches and experience in applying them in the classroom
  • A willingness and ability to integrate the latest technology into your teaching and the girls’ learning
  • An unequivocal commitment to working as part of an accomplished team
  • A flexible and responsive attitude to change
  • A commitment to specific continual personal and professional development endeavours
  • A fundamentally future-oriented approach to teaching and learning
  • Proof of registration with SACE and a sexual offender’s clearance certificate
  • An awareness of the nature of the school and willingness to commit to its all-round ethos, co-curricular activities and pastoral approach
  • A willingness to work within the Methodist Church based ethos of the College

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 7 August 2020
Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the link above only
Please note that due to technical issues applicants should use a PC and not a phone, notepad, etc. to create an account

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. 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 applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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St Stithian's Girls Prep, Peter Placec, Lyme Park, Sandton
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