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HOD: Visual Art


HOD: Visual Art

September 2021

St John’s College is a world-class Christian, African school situated on a magnificent campus in Houghton, Johannesburg, offering quality education from Pre-Primary to Post-Matric. The school has an outstanding academic record, entering candidates for the examinations of the IEB and the Cambridge A Levels.

A strong, dedicated Visual Art’s Department is looking for an inspirational HOD to join a supportive, committed and innovative team.

We seek to appoint an individual from September 2021 who:

  • is an enthusiastic HOD with a love of Visual Arts and is able to share this passion with their students
  • will positively contribute to the leadership and growth of the department
  • has excellent and thorough content knowledge, and can deliver engaging and effective lessons
  • is organised, flexible and self-motivated, with excellent and thorough content knowledge
  • has sound experience in the setting of assessments at the senior level
  • uses technology to improve administrative efficiency and enhance the educational experience in the classroom
  • can demonstrate an ongoing commitment to his or her own professional development
  • has skills and experience that will contribute to the broader school life.

Members of staff are expected to support the Christian ethos of the school.

Minimum requirement:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree and SACE registration
  • 7+ years teaching experience
  • Desirable attributes
  • HOD Experience
  • Has IEB and/or A Level teaching experience

A letter of application, including a detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees, should reach the Art Department by 21 May 2021 at the email address below.

The school reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. The appointment of candidates is at the sole discretion of St John’s College, taking into account factors such as St John’s College Employment Equity Policy. Applications are welcomed from South African citizens only or persons with a valid work permit. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from St John’s College within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.

Closing Date
Houghton, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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