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Geography and Social Sciences Teacher


Sacred Heart College is a Marist Brothers school founded in 1889. The College is situated in Observatory, Johannesburg. It is distinguished among independent schools for the contribution made to fostering an inclusive society in South Africa. This diverse environment encourages all members of our community to benefit from the integration of children and teachers from a variety of ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds. We equip children with a high-quality, academic education using 21st century skills and incorporating the latest technology. We provide a faith-based education that produces learners who can think critically, find innovative solutions to challenges and succeed in life.

Applications are invited for the following teaching position starting on 1 May 2021.


We seek to employ a person who:

  • has an innovative and progressive approach to teaching GRADE 10-12 Geography and Grade 7-9 Social Sciences curriculum;
  • is able to integrate the use of ICT in the classroom;
  • has an understanding of the challenges of teaching children across a wide range of abilities;
  • has the vision to identify and take advantage of the opportunities offered by being part of an integrate project-based learning curriculum;
  • is willing to initiate and to participate in field trip excursions;
  • has Grade 12 Geography teaching experience preferably within the IEB context;
  • is able to work collaboratively in Social Sciences, as well as independently in Geography;
  • is prepared to be part of a mentoring programme, if necessary and
  • be able to understand and be committed to the Marist ethos and mission of the College.

All applications must be accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of all qualifications. They should reach the College by no later than 3 March 2021 and be addressed to The Principal of the High School, Mrs. H Blanckensee.

We reserve the right not to fill this post. Should you not receive a response please accept that you have not been successful. We have a Safeguarding Children Policy and regularly check the Sexual Offences Register.

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Sacred Heart College, Observatory, Johannesburg
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