Computer Science Teacher

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Computer Science Teacher (Midrand Secondary)

Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
Full Time
2023 Senior Phase Teaching (South Africa)
Entry Level

Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Computer Science Teacher to teach Senior Phase grades at our Midrand Secondary School. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic qualified teacher to empower students using an enquiry-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.

About the Role

We are looking for an exceptional Computer Science Teacher to start in Term 2! candidate must have practical experience teaching senior phase.

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Deliver impactful and engaging enquiry-based lessons supported by technology to enhance instructional delivery
  • Deliver exceptional, real world, enquiry-based Computer Science lessons that align with the Cambridge Computer Science curriculum requirements
  • Design rigorous lesson plans
  • Deliver impactful and engaging enquiry-based lessons supported by technology to enhance instructional delivery
  • Observe, coach and be a model teacher for new teachers
  • Infuse joy and passion for learning into lessons so that students are excited about and invested in their academic excellence
  • Help to 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
  • 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 e-mail, 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, fulfil supervision duties as assigned including occasional morning, evening and weekend events

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • A BSc in Computer Science or similar degree + completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) is idealWe are also open to candidates who have a Bachelors of Education degree but who have strong experience in a Computer Science field
  • SACE registered
  • Practical teaching Computer Science
  • You have an understanding of the Cambridge Computer Science Curriculum
  • You have strong technical knowledge of Computer Science
  • You have experience with one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Visual Basic (console mode), Pascal/Delphi
  • You have have a solid understanding of the design, coding and testing stages in the program development cycle
  • You can provide evidence (i.e. a portfolio of work) of programming skills
  • 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 a team player and you enjoy  group problem solving
  • You are adept at using technology for instruction

Qualities of a successful candidate:

  • You love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student
  • 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

How to Apply:

https://novapioneer.applytojob.com/apply/enodXv3rQ2/Computer-Science-Teacher-Midrand-Secondary

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Closing Date
27/05/2023
Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
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