New Hanover Preparatory School is a co-educational Pre-Primary and Primary School, offering education in a country setting from Grade RRR to Grade 7. New Hanover Prep is steeped in a rich heritage of over 160 years of Christian-based education. With a strong core of values that include Christian Faith, a Sense of Self, Integrity and a Sense of Belonging, New Hanover Prep is a leading independent co-educational school with a proud history that offers innovative and relevant education.
New Hanover Prep requires a qualified, experienced and competent Teacher to teach in the Intermediate Phase.
Date: Available from April 2020.
Location: New Hanover, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Minimum 2 years teaching experience
Knowledge of CAPS
Completed Bachelor’s degree in Education (B.Ed) or Bachelor’s Degree + Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) – (Intermediate phase)
Experience in teaching Social Sciences, Mathematics and Languages in the Intermediate phase.
SACE registered (Kindly provide registration number and certificate in application)
Be in possession of a valid Police Clearance Certificate.
Be a person of integrity, with strong interpersonal skills.
Have good verbal and written communication skills in both English and Afrikaans.
Experienced in coaching learners in extra-curricular sports.
Computer literate and confident working with technology within the classroom.
Personal commitment to Christian education and a willingness to contribute to the values and ethos of the School is essential.
Help students apply concepts through classroom instruction and presentations;
Organising, facilitation and planning of lessons;
To plan, control, record and report on Assessments.
Manage the classroom to create an educational atmosphere in the classroom.
To manage, plan, assist and promote discipline within the Grades
To attend meetings, forums, workshops for the grade/ phase as required.
To be responsible for any and all school equipment and stock in the control of the teacher and class.
Collaborate with the teachers in the different Grades
To manage, plan, assist and promote activities (sport and culture) within the School
Be prepared to assist with sport and other Admin duties as and when the need arises.
The successful applicant must:
Have strong personal values and be actively supportive of the school’s Christian ethos
Be enthusiastic about working with young children
Be able to work and cooperate in a professional team environment
Be able and willing to participate in the school’s extra-curricular programme
Be self-motivated and disciplined and use social media responsibly.
Have a driving license, with a valid Professional driving permit (PDP), or be willing to obtain a PDP.
Proficiency in Zulu would be of an added benefit.
A letter of application together with a CV, copy of qualifications and the names and contact details of at least 3 referees should be submitted to: The Acting Headmaster, New Hanover Preparatory School, at the email address below.
Closing Date: 14 February, 2020.
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. New Hanover Preparatory School reserves the right not to proceed with filling this post.