Foundation Phase Educator: Grade 3 Locum Post



Grade 3 Locum Maternity Post

September – December 2024

Holy Family College is an established independent school situated in Parktown, Johannesburg. Throughout our 118-year history we have been guided by our Catholic ethos and progressive approaches to education.


  • We are seeking to hire a Foundation Phase educator who is able to teach Grade 3 in Term 3 2024 (September-December 2024). This is a locum post to cover maternity leave.
  • The successful candidate will have a passion and enthusiasm for the Foundation Phase, coupled with proven teaching skills and will be looking for a school where they can grow personally and professionally as they contribute to quality academic achievements.
  • The Foundation Phase educator is responsible for creating a classroom that promotes learning, confidence and personal growth. The educator must be able to establish an effective rapport and positive relationships with learners, parents and other staff members. Knowledge of best practices in Numeracy, Literacy as well as First Additional Languages are imperative. The educator must be open to the use of technology in the classroom as well as the promotion of critical thinking and STEM activities.
  • The starting date is 1 September 2024.


  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree (PGCE, B.Ed.)
  • SACE registration, police clearance and 3 references
  • A willingness to support the Christian ethos of the school
  • A willingness to work as part of a team

APPLY to the Primary School by sending a CV and a one-page letter of motivation by email to the Principal of the Primary School at All emails must have the subject line written as “Grade 3 Locum Post 2024”. No CV will be considered if the letter of motivation is not included.

Closing date for applications: 15 July 2024.

Holy Family College is an equal opportunity employer. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. An application will not necessarily entitle the applicant to a response, appointment or an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Holy Family College reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post.

Holy Family College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

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Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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