Foundation Phase Teacher


Established in 1879, St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls is an independent, all-girls Anglican School situated in Hillcrest, Pretoria. The School prides itself in achieving a balance between the spiritual, moral, academic, cultural and physical development of its students and enjoys an excellent reputation, nationally and internationally. We provide a caring, unique and dynamic educational environment for day scholars from Grade 0 to Grade 12 and boarders from Grade 5 to Grade 12.

St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls in Pretoria is inviting applications for the following position available from January 2025:

Foundation Phase Teacher

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for teaching a Grade 0, 1, 2 or 3 class;
  • Responsible for all duties as required of an academic educator;
  • Maintain and develop a high standard of student achievement and confidence in all subjects.

Qualifications/Special Skills

  • Dynamic, enthusiastic, innovative and qualified graduate with a minimum of 3 years’ teaching experience in same or similar post;
  • A professional teaching qualification and SACE registered;
  • Have proof of clearance against the Sexual Offenders and Child Protection Registry – this is required for any staff member working in a school environment
  • Ability to teach Abacus Pearson Education, THRASS and Rave-O would be an advantage;

Functional Competencies

  • Be innovative, embrace technology in the classroom and display a creative teaching style;
  • Strong administrative skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Proficient in the English language, with good report writing skills;
  • Ability to work independently and a willingness to contribute to a dynamic team;
  • Willing to contribute to the wider life at the School, with the ability, skills and experience to become actively involved in the School’s co-curricular activities;
  • Willing to support, promote and work within the Anglican ethos of the School.

Please clearly mark the position you are applying for and forward your CV to  No application will be considered after the closing date. St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you had not heard from us in 2 weeks, your application will have been unsuccessful. An application in itself does not guarantee an interview. St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.

St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls, 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.

CLOSING DATE: 12 July 2024

Closing Date
Hillcrest, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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