The American International School of Johannesburg is committed to fostering justice, equity, diversity and inclusion throughout our school community, and we are continually furthering our practices and behaviors as we strive to live these ideals.
Child Protection Statement
AISJ maintains strong child protection policies and procedures, this ensures that our students can pursue their education in a safe, secure and caring environment. All faculty and staff are required to undergo criminal background checks, attend annual training sessions and sign a safeguarding agreement
This position will consist of a full-time assignment including IB Language and Literature and sections of Grade 9 or 10 English, depending on scheduling needs and teacher qualifications. The High School operates on an 8-period rotating block schedule, and teachers are assigned to teach 5 of 8 blocks. Teachers are also assigned a homeroom class and they meet with them five days a week, including for a one-hour well-being lesson.
The IB English L&L teacher should have:
Secondary license or certification for teaching English, with a preference for a master’s degree
Successful experience teaching IBDP English Language & Literature
Recent training and/or experience in the current IB Language A English Language and Literature curricula
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers and others
Positive attitude and proven belief that all students can learn
Ability to differentiate instruction for all learners
Ability to establish and participate in collaborative structures
Proven ability to develop successful academic programs
Proven ability to moderate assignments at all levels to ensure collective understanding of achievement
Proven ability to use learning data to explore and improve teaching and learning practices
Ability to engage students in language learning activities using a variety of current social media forms
An active online profile
Successful experiences with advisory programming
Successful experiences with inspiring or leading innovative practices
Teachers at AISJ are expected to:
Communicate and liaise on a regular basis with fellow team department/grade members with regards to planning, assessment, parent and community contact, subject organization and classroom issues including discipline, expectations and routines
Moderate assignments on a regular basis
Communicate and liaise with other school colleagues promote social and emotional awareness
Take an active role in the advisory of class groups
Constructively contribute to staff meetings
Maintain up-to-date records of assessment, attendance, planning, reports, conferences, and communication with parents
Engage in ongoing professional development opportunities
Establish links with the parent community to ensure that parents are kept well informed about student progress
Assist, as required, in the development of social and emotional curricular materials
Act as a resource/contact/support for new staff members (i.e. curriculum, schedules, procedures)
Participate in and, assist with, school events as required
7:10 am to 3:30 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 7:10 am to 4:00 pm on Wednesday
INSPIRE LEARNING AND BUILD OUR BETTER WORLD The purpose of AISJ is to provide exceptional educational experiences in a diverse and nurturing environment in order to inspire learning and build our better world. We cultivate an inclusive community of learners so that we empower global citizens to fulfil their future purpose.
The American International School of Johannesburg fosters a positive culture and is committed to Community Principles that include:
We are better when we act together
Our differences make us stronger.
Every voice counts. Every voice matters.
Every team needs individuals. Every individual needs a team
In order to complete the AISJ application process, please click here and complete the electronic form. Information captured on this form will be stored on a secure database and will be used to complete a quick reference check on vacancy compatibility. Please take note all couples need to submit individual applications.
Saddlebrook Estate, Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa