Life Orientation & Learning Support



Within the Girls’ College we strive to produce confident young women who are able to lead a life of conviction and purpose.
The College’s Methodist focus offers our young women important guiding principles enabling of this life of purpose which is central to the Saints Honour Code, namely “Honour God, Honour others and Honour self”. The Girls’ College provides a safe, nurturing, and inclusive community where young women are encouraged to explore, experiment, and investigate.

Life Orientation & Learning Support

The College invites applications for the above-mentioned position which will be available from 1 January 2023 (negotiable). Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills, passion and competencies to take on this position.

Key competencies and responsibilities of this role include:

  • A recognised degree and/or a 4-year professional teaching qualification.
  • 3-5 years’ experience and training in working with the Senior and FET phases will be a distinct advantage.
  • Suitable prior experience in Life Orientation (preferably to Grade 12 level).
  • Experience in learning/ academic support and social and emotional learning. Additional training in inclusive education, learning/ academic support and/ or social-emotional support would be an advantage.
  • Understanding of a responsive curriculum approach to learning, teaching and student support services in post-Covid education.
  • Willingness to embrace rapid changes in education, and an interest and ability to integrate ICT and technology into teaching and learning.
  • Knowledge in creating varied and innovative learning programmes and assessments.
  • A thorough understanding of issues facing emerging adults in South Africa and globally.
  • Interest in adolescent issues/challenges and an ability to build strong connections and relationships with students
  • A commitment to our pastoral care and wellbeing programmes.
  • Establish a teaching environment that is nurturing and promotes learning.
  • Evaluate, reflect on, and refine teaching practice.
  • Be committed to on-going personal and professional development.
  • Good organisational and administrative skills.
  • Good time management and interpersonal skills.
  • SACE registration.
  • Any staff member working within a school is required to have a sexual offender’s clearance certificate.

To apply please click on the following link before the closing date of 27 September 2022

Applications received via email will not be considered. Applications must be done via the link above only.

St Stithians College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes appointments within the context of its transformation imperatives

The College reserves the right not to proceed with this post. Applications are invited from South African citizens. 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 applications automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
St Stithians College, 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
Lyme Park, Sandton, South Africa
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