Grade 00 Assistant Teacher


Established in 1879, St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls is an independent 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 learners 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:

Grade 00 Assistant Teacher

St Mary’s DSG strives to create a pathway empowering confident young women of integrity and character to explore their potential and to contribute positively to our nation and the world. St Mary’s DSG invites suitably experienced candidates, who meet the criteria, to apply to fill this post in the Junior School.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist the teacher(s) in the classroom to provide a positive, child-centred learning environment that allows students to maximise their potential in all spheres of development.
  • Expected to take his/her lead and instructions from the teacher(s) and is encouraged to use his/her own initiative to respond to situations in a sensible manner, always acting in the best interest of the students.
  • Contribute to building a supportive and caring environment in which all staff, students and parents thrive.
  • Incorporate the St Mary’s DSG values into day-to-day duties.
  • Contribute to the wider life at the School, through involvement in the extracurricular and pastoral care programmes.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Have a minimum of Matric and preferably have a tertiary qualification in education or studying towards one
  • MS Office experience
  • Have proof of clearance against the Sexual Offenders and Child Protection Registry – this is required for any staff member working in a school environment
  • Provisional SACE registration an advantage

Functional Competencies:

  • Be an innovative, energetic and committed educator.
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in the English language.
  • Ability to work independently and a willingness to contribute to a dynamic team.
  • 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: 18 July 2024

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