Grade 2 Locum Teacher (Maternity Post)


“When she believes in herself…she will fly”

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 1 September 2024:

Grade 2 Locum Teacher (Maternity Post)

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 maternity post in the Junior School.

The requirements and qualities of a successful candidate include:

  • A recognised academic degree, professional teaching qualification and SACE registration.
  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience.
  • A willingness to research and apply best practice with regards to differentiation, inclusion and girls’ education.
  • Maintain and develop a high standard of student achievement and confidence in all subjects
  • Proficient use of iPads and MSTeams in the teaching and learning process would be beneficial.
  • Ability to teach Abacus, THRASS and Rave-O would be an advantage.
  • Being innovative in the classroom and displaying a creative teaching style.
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently and a willingness to contribute to a dynamic team.
  • A willingness to contribute to the wider life at the School, through involvement in the extracurricular and pastoral care programmes.
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural context.
  • A willingness 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: 15 April 2024

Closing Date
Hillcrest, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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