Foundation Phase Educator: Grade R


Foundation Phase Educator: GRADE R

to commence full time duties at Bellavista School on 1 January 2025.

Bellavista School is an independent preparatory school in Johannesburg for children with learning potential who are experiencing specific or generalised learning difficulties that prevent them from achieving success in a mainstream school environment. We aim to encapsulate every child’s strengths and promote these, whilst developing coping strategies to overcome areas of weakness. To work at Bellavista School, a staff member must have a desire to engage intense and ongoing professional development, personal resilience, a sincere belief in the potential of every child and a strong collaborative style.

As a result of emigration, a position has become available in the Foundation Phase.

The ideal candidate will:

  • hold a 4 year qualification, and possibly a post graduate qualification in inclusive/ special needs/ remedial education;
  • provide evidence of 5+ year experience;
  • be an avid advocate for the pedagogy of play;
  • demonstrate competence in speaking, reading and writing English;
  • have technical competencies and an ability to integrate multimedia into teaching and learning where appropriate;
  • ideally, be competent in the Google Workplace environment;
  • be characterised with positive interpersonal skills, professionalism and a strong sense of responsibility and accountability;
  • speak easily about his or her commitment to educating children with educational needs;
  • demonstrate self-initiated problem solving abilities;
  • be competent to teach an additional South African language at a basic level;
  • present with excellent communication skills;
  • value reflective practice.

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should submit a CV by no later than 18 July 2024 to

All applicants must be South African Citizens/Residents and hold a SACE Registration number (if applying for a teaching post). Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Applications will not necessarily entitle the applicant to a response, appointment or an interview. We reserve the right not to proceed with filling the post.

Closing Date
Birdhaven, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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